Bussyite-(Ce) R120059

Name: Bussyite-(Ce)
RRUFF ID: R120059
Ideal Chemistry: (Ce,REE)3(Na,H2O)6MnSi9Be5(O,OH)30F4
Locality: Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville RCM, Montérégie, Québec, Canada
Source: Donald Doell [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Sprays of pale yellow, elongated crystals, associated with catapleiite, albite and aegirine
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Bussyite (1) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R120059
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R120059.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 11.663(2)Å    b: 13.911(2)Å    c: 16.577(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 95.981(6)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 2674.7(8)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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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 Bussyite-(Ce)

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]

Grice J D, Rowe R, Poirier G, Pratt A, Francis J (2009) Bussyite-(Ce), a new beryllium silicate mineral species from Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, The Canadian Mineralogist, 47, 193-204   [view file]

Piilonen P C, Poirier G, Tait K T (2009) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 94, 1495-1501   [view file]