Microlite R070058

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Name: Microlite
RRUFF ID: R070058
Ideal Chemistry: (Ca,Na)2Ta2(O,OH,F)7
Locality: Kyoktogai pegmatite field, Altai, Xinjinag Province, China
Source: Michael Scott S105081 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Bluish-green fragments embedded in epoxy, co-type material. Originally labeled as 'natrobistantite', a discredited species.
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Groups: [ pyrochlore (28) ] [ microlite (15) ]
RRUFF ID: R070058.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070058
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Microlite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Anthony J W, Bideaux R A, Bladh K W, and Nichols M C (1990) Handbook of Mineralogy, Mineral Data Publishing, Tucson Arizona, USA, by permission of the Mineralogical Society of America. [view file]

Shepard C U (1835) Microlite, a new mineral species, American Journal of Science and Arts, 27, 361-362   [view file]

Brøgger W C (1906) Die Mineralien der Südnorwegischen Granitpegmatitgänge: Blomstrandin (und Priorit), Skrifter udgivne af Videnskabs-Selskabet i Christiania, 1906, issue 6 1-162   [view file]

Černý P, Harris D C (1973) Tapiolite, stibiotantalite, and antimonian microlite from the Odd West pegmatite, southeastern Manitoba, The Canadian Mineralogist, 12, 76-78   [view file]

Hogarth D D (1977) Classification and nomenclature of the pyrochlore group, American Mineralogist, 62, 403-410   [view file]

Peacor D R, Simmons W B, Essene E J, Heinrich E W (1982) New data on and discreditation of "texasite," "albrittonite," "cuproartinite," "cuprohydromagnesite," and "yttromicrolite," with corrected data on nickelbischofite, rowlandite, and yttrocrasite, American Mineralogist, 67, 156-169   [view file]

Caprilli E, Della Ventura G, Williams T C, Parodi G C, Tuccimei P (2006) The crystal chemistry of non-metamict pyrochlore-group minerals from Latium, Italy, The Canadian Mineralogist, 44, 1367-1378   [view file]

Atencio D, Andrade M B, Christy A G, Gieré R, Kartashov P M (2010) The pyrochlore supergroup of minerals: nomenclature, The Canadian Mineralogist, 48, 673-698   [view file]

Christy A G, Atencio D (2013) Clarification of status of species in the pyrochlore supergroup, Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 13-20   [view file]

Loun J, Novák M, Cempírek J, Škoda R, Vašinová Galiová M, Prokeš L, Dosbaba M, Čopjaková R (2018) Geochemistry and secondary alterations of microlite from the eluvial deposits in the Numbi mining area, South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo, The Canadian Mineralogist, 56, 203-220