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Riesite

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Formula:
TiO2
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
The sixth polymorph of TiO2.


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Classification of RiesiteHide

Approved, Pending publication
Approval Year:
2016

Chemical Properties of RiesiteHide

Formula:
TiO2

Crystallography of RiesiteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Class (H-M):
2/m - Prismatic
Space Group:
P2/b
Setting:
P2/c

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
3.490(88)
2.852(100)
2.833(70)
2.359(33)
2.094(22)
1.682(23)
1.671(26)
1.647(27)

Type Occurrence of RiesiteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Type material is deposited in the collections of the Institut für Geowissenschaften, Ruprecht-Karls Universität Heidelberg, Germany, thin section ZLN114c

Synonyms of RiesiteHide

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 RiesiteHide

Reference List:
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Tschauner, O. and Ma, C. (2017) Riesite, IMA 2015-110a. CNMNC Newsletter No. 35, February 2017, page 213; Mineralogical Magazine, 81: 209–213.

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Localities for RiesiteHide

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.
Germany (TL)
 
Tschauner, O. and Ma, C. (2017) Riesite, IMA 2015-110a. CNMNC Newsletter No. 35, February 2017, page 213; Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 209–213.
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