High-pressure Al-rich hexagonal phases-What are their kin?

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Emil Makovicky, Lars Arnskov Olsen

The hexagonal Al-rich high-pressure phases are members of a structural family with the same type of framework composed of double-ribbons of edge-sharing octahedra, but variably occupied trigonal and hexagonal channels. This family includes jaffeite, fluoborite, yeremeyevite, painite, and synthetic Ba indates. This kinship broadens the spectrum of elements potentially accommodated by these phases in the mantle.
Original languageEnglish
JournalAmerican Mineralogist
Issue number10
Pages (from-to)1585-1587
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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  • The Faculty of Science - Al-rich high-pressure phases, framework of octahedra, painite, fluoborite, jaffeite, crystal structure, Jeremejevite, Painite

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