Schizolite R120109

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Name: Schizolite
RRUFF ID: R120109
Ideal Chemistry: NaCaMnSi3O8(OH)
Locality: Wessels mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa
Source: Marcus Origlieri [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pink bladed crystals, with epitactic serandite and calcite, type sample
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Pectolite (8) ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R120109
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Almega 532nm @ 100% of mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R120109.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.7854(4)Å    b: 6.9374(4)Å    c: 6.8516(3)Å
alpha: 90.683(3)°    beta: 94.330(3)°    gamma: 102.856(3)°   Volume: 359.59(3)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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REFERENCES for Schizolite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Liebau F (1957) Über die Struktur de Schizoliths, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1957, 227-229   [view file]

Williams P A, Hatert F, Pasero M, Mills S J (2013) IMA Commission on new minerals, nomenclature and classification (CNMNC) Newsletter 18. New minerals and nomenclature modifications approved in 2013, Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 3249-3258   [view file]

Pohwat P W (2014) Connoisseur's Choice: Marshallsussmanite, Wessels mine, Kalahari Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, South Africa, Rocks and Minerals, 89, 258-260   [view file]

Hålenius U, Hatert F, Pasero M, Mills S J (2018) IMA Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC) Newsletter 43. New minerals and nomenclature modifications approved in 2018, Mineralogical Magazine, 82, 779-785   [view file]

Nagashima M, Imaoka T, Fukuda C, Pettke T (2018) Relationship between cation substitution and hydrogen-bond system in hydrous pyroxenoids with three-periodic single-chain of SiO4 tetrahedra: pectolite, murakamiite, mashallsussmanite, serandite and tanohataite, European Journal of Mineralogy, 30, 451-463

Grice J D, Lussier A J, Friis H, Rowe R, Poirier G G, Fihl Z (2019) Discreditation of the pyroxenoid mineral name 'marshallsussmanite' with a reinstatement of the name schizolite, NaCaMnSi3O8(OH), Mineralogical Magazine, 83, 473-478   [view file]

Origlieri M J, Downs R T, Hoffman D R, Ducea M N, Post J E (2021) Marshallsussmanite, NaCaMnSi3O8(OH), a new pectolite-group mineral providing insight into hydrogen bonding in pyroxenoids, Mineralogical Magazine, 85, 444-453   [view file]