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Ramanite-(Cs)

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Formula:
Cs[B5O6(OH)4] · 2H2O
System:
Monoclinic
This page provides mineralogical data about Ramanite-(Cs).

Classification of Ramanite-(Cs)

Approved 2007
6.EA.10

6 : BORATES
E : Pentaborates
A : Neso-pentaborates
26.5.2.3

26 : HYDRATED BORATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
5 : Pentaborates
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Type Occurrence of Ramanite-(Cs)

Crystallography of Ramanite-(Cs)

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Class (H-M):
2/m - Prismatic
Space Group:
B2/b
Cell Parameters:
a = 8.13Å, b = 12.045Å, c = 11.792Å
β = 93.34°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.675 : 1 : 0.979
Unit Cell Volume:
V 1,152.78 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
X-Ray Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
6.023 (100)
3.365 (68)
2.943 (55)
3.278 (49)
3.467 (44)
3.464 (44)
5.886 (43)
3.321 (34)

Chemical Properties of Ramanite-(Cs)

Formula:
Cs[B5O6(OH)4] · 2H2O
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Ramanite-(Cs) to other Species

6.EA.05SborgiteNa[B5O6(OH)4] · 3H2O
6.EA.05LeucostauritePb2[B5O9]Cl · 0.5H2O
6.EA.10SantiteK[B5O6(OH)4] · 2H2O
6.EA.10Ramanite-(Rb)Rb[B5O6(OH)4] · 2H2O
6.EA.15Ammonioborite(NH4)2[B5O6(OH)4]2 · H2O
6.EA.25UlexiteNaCa[B5O6(OH)6] · 5H2O

Other Names for Ramanite-(Cs)

Name in Other Languages:

Other Information

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Ramanite-(Cs)

Reference List:
Thomas, R., P. Davidson, & A. Hahn (2008): Ramanite-(Ce) and ramanite-(Rb): New cesium and rubidium pentaborate tetrahydrate minerals identified with Raman spectroscopy: American Mineralogist 93, 1034-1042.

Internet Links for Ramanite-(Cs)

Localities for Ramanite-(Cs)

map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
Italy (TL)
 
  • Tuscany
    • Livorno Province
      • Elba Island
        • Campo nell'Elba
New Minerals Approved in 2007: Proposals approved in May 2007
Mozambique
 
  • Zambezia Province
    • Alto Ligonha District
Thomas, R., Davidson, P. (2010): Hambergite-rich melt inclusions in morganite crystals from the Muiane pegmatite, Mozambique and some remarks on the paragenesis of hambergite. - Mineralogy and Petrology, 100, 3-4, 227-23
Tajikistan
 
  • Viloyati Mukhtori Gorno-Badakhshan (Viloyati Badakhshoni Kuni)
    • Pamir Mts
      • Rangkul' Highlands
Thomas, R., Davidson, P. (2010): Hambergite-rich melt inclusions in morganite crystals from the Muiane pegmatite, Mozambique and some remarks on the paragenesis of hambergite. - Mineralogy and Petrology, 100, 3-4, 227-23
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