Ixiolite-(Mn2+) R070495

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Name: Ixiolite-(Mn2+)
RRUFF ID: R070495
Ideal Chemistry: (Ta2/3Mn2+1/3)O2
Locality: Alto Ligonha pegmatite, Alto Ligonha District, Zambezia Province, Mozambique
Source: Michael Scott S105768 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black submetallic grain
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Columbite (32) ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070495
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070495.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 4.759(4)Å    b: 5.738(5)Å    c: 5.154(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 140.7(1)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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Calculated diffraction file.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Ixiolite-(Mn2+)

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Åmark K (1941) Minerals of the Varuträsk pegmatite. XXIX. An X'ray study of stanniferous columbite from Varuträsk and of the related Finnish minerals ainalite and ixiolite, Geologiska Föreningens i Stockholm Förhandlingar, 63, 295-299   [view file]

Fleischer M (1942) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 27, 465-466   [view file]

Fleischer M (1963) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 48, 209-217   [view file]

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Grice J D, Černý P, Ferguson R B (1972) The Tanco pegmatite at Bernic Lake, Manitoba. II. Wodginite, tantalite, pseudo-ixiolite and related minerals, The Canadian Mineralogist, 11, 609-642   [view file]

Grice J D, Ferguson R B, Hawthorne F C (1976) The crystal structures of tantalite, ixiolite and wodginite from Bernic Lake, Manitoba I. Tantalite and ixiolite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 14, 540-549   [view file]

Wise M A, Černý P, Falster A U (1998) Scandium substitution in columbite-group minerals and ixiolite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 36, 673-680   [view file]

Hulsobosch N, Thomas R, Boiron M-C, Dewaele S, Muchez P (2017) Direct observation of boro-aluminosilicate melt compositions: Insights from Raman spectroscopy of melt inclusions in pegmatitic tourmaline of the Gatumba-Gitarama area (Rwanda), The Canadian Mineralogist, 55, 377-397

Miyawaki R, Hatert F, Pasero M, Mills S J (2022) IMA Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC) Newsletter 68, Mineralogical Magazine, 86, 854-859   [view file]

Chukanov N, Pasero M, Aksenov S M, Britvin S N, Zubkova N V, Yike L, Witzke T (2023) Columbite supergroup of minerals: nomenclature and classification, Mineralogical Magazine, 87, 18-33