XAFS study on the location of Cu and Mn in a greenish blue elbaite from Alto dos Quntos mine, Brazil

Kazumasa Sugiyama, Hiroshi Arima, Hayato Konno, Takashi Mikouchi

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Abstract

The local structure of Cu and Mn in a greenish-blue elbaite from Alto dos Quintos, Brazil, was studied by using X-ray absorption fine structure (XAFS) spectroscopy. The observed local structural features suggest the distribution of Cu2+, Mn2+, and Mn3+ at the distorted Y-site.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)139-146
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences
Volume112
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Jan 1

Keywords

  • Greenish-blue elbaite
  • Single crystal X-ray diffraction
  • Tourmaline
  • XAFS

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geophysics
  • Geology

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