Manaksite R060693

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Name: Manaksite
RRUFF ID: R060693
Ideal Chemistry: KNaMn2+Si4O10
Locality: Palitra pegmatite, Kedykverpakhk Mountain, Lovozero massif, Kola Peninsula, Russia
Source: Michael Scott S100949 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale brown massive associated with grayish-green bario-olgite, R060614, purple ussingite and colorless serandite
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Litidionite (2) ]
RRUFF ID: R060693.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (K0.98Na0.02)Σ=1Na1.00(Mn2+0.78Fe2+0.21Mg0.01)Σ=1Si4.00O10
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample.

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RRUFF ID: R060693
Sample Description: Unoriented sample.
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060693.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 6.9748(2)Å    b: 8.1769(2)Å    c: 9.9994(2)Å
alpha: 104.997(1)°    beta: 101.009(1)°    gamma: 114.514(1)°   Volume: 471.45(3)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic

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REFERENCES for Manaksite

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]

Khomyakov A P, Kurova T A, Nechelyustov G N (1992) Manaksite NaKMnSi4O10: a new mineral, Zapiski Vserossijskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 121, issue 1 112-114   [view file]

Jambor J L, Vanko D A (1993) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 78, 1314-1319   [view file]

Karimova O, Burns P C (2008) Silicate tubes in the crystal structure of manaksite, 1, in Minerals As Advanced Materials Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 153-156

Brandão P, Rocha J, Reis M S, dos Santos A M, Jin R (2009) Magnetic properties of KNaMSi4O10 compounds (M = Mn, Fe, Cu), Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 182, 253-258