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Kangite

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Formula:
(Sc,Ti,Al,Zr,Mg,Ca,□)2O3
Crystal System:
Isometric
Name:
Named by Chi Ma, Oliver Tschauner, John R. Beckett, George R. Rossman, and Wenjun Liu in 2012. The name is derived from “kang,” the Chinese word for the element scandium.
Basically impure Sc2O3 which is well known as a synthetic compound.


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Classification of KangiteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
2011

Chemical Properties of KangiteHide

Formula:
(Sc,Ti,Al,Zr,Mg,Ca,□)2O3
IMA Formula:
Sc2O3
Idealised Formula:
Sc2O3

Crystallography of KangiteHide

Crystal System:
Isometric
Class (H-M):
m3 (2/m 3) - Diploidal
Cell Parameters:
a = 9.842(1) Å
Unit Cell V:
953.34 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Morphology:
Comment:
Spacegroup Ia-3

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
4.019(16)
2.842(100)
2.461(10)
2.099(15)
1.931(75)
1.740(51)
1.519(29)
1.484(23)

Type Occurrence of KangiteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Holotype material in section USNM 7555 is housed in the collections of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History, Washington DC, USA
Geological Setting of Type Material:
CV3 carbonaceous chondrite meteorite
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Synonyms of KangiteHide

Other Language Names for KangiteHide

Other InformationHide

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 KangiteHide

Reference List:
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Ma, C., Tschauner, O., Rossman, G., Liu, W. (2012) Kangite, IMA 2011-092. CNMNC Newsletter No. 12, February 2012, page 155; Mineralogical Magazine: 76: 151-155.
Ma, C., Tschauner, O., Beckett, J.R., Rossman, G.R., Liu, W. (2013) Kangite, (Sc,Ti,Al,Zr,Mg,Ca,□)2O3, a new ultra-refractory scandia mineral from the Allende meteorite: Synchrotron micro-Laue diffraction and electron backscatter diffraction. American Mineralogist: 98: 870-878.

Internet Links for KangiteHide

Localities for KangiteHide

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Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Mexico (TL)
 
  • Chihuahua
    • Pueblito de Allende
Ma, C., Tschauner, O., Rossman,G. and Liu, W. (2012): Kangite, IMA 2011-092. CNMNC Newsletter No. 12, February 2012, page 155; Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 151-155; Ma, C., Tschauner, O., Beckett, J.R., Rossman, G.R. and Liu, W. (2013): Kangite, (Sc,Ti,Al,Zr,Mg,Ca,□)2O3, a new ultra-refractory scandia mineral from the Allende meteorite: Synchrotron micro-Laue diffraction and electron backscatter diffraction. American Mineralogist, 98, 870-878.
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