Dawsonite R050641

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Record 1020 of 4043  


Name: Dawsonite
RRUFF ID: R050641
Ideal Chemistry: NaAl(CO3)(OH)2
Locality: Francon Quarry, Montréal, Québec, Canada
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 11410 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless acicular crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R050641.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Na1.00Al1.00(CO3)(OH)2 ; trace amounts of Ti ; H2O assumed ideal 12.5%; CO2 by difference
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R050641
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050641.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R050641.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 6.7637(5)Å    b: 10.4212(5)Å    c: 5.5816(4)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 393.43(3)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Dawsonite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Anthony J W, Bideaux R A, Bladh K W, and Nichols M C (1990) Handbook of Mineralogy, Mineral Data Publishing, Tucson Arizona, USA, by permission of the Mineralogical Society of America. [view file]

Harrington B J (1874) Notes on dawsonite, a new carbonate, The Canadian Naturalist and Quarterly Journal of Science, 7, 305-309   [view file]

Mandarino J A, Harris D C (1965) New Canadian mineral occurrences: I. Eucryptite, pollucite, rozenite, epsomite, dawsonite, fairchildite and butschliite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 8, 377-381   [view file]

Stevenson J S, Stevenson L S (1965) Shorter communications: The petrology of dawsonite at the type locality, Montreal, The Canadian Mineralogist, 8, 249-252   [view file]

Frueh A J, Golightly J P (1967) The crystal structure of dawsonite NaAl(CO3)(OH)2, The Canadian Mineralogist, 9, 51-56   [view file]

Kwon S W, Kim B H, Ishikawa H (1971) The conditions of formation of dawsonite and its crystal structure, Journal of the Chemical Society of Japan, 74, 2411-2411

Corazza E, Sabelli C, Vannucci S (1977) Dawsonite: new mineralogical data and structure refinement, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1977, 381-397

Stevenson J S, Stevenson L S (1977) Dawsonite-fluorite relationships at Montreal-area localities, The Canadian Mineralogist, 15, 117-120   [view file]

Stevenson J S, Stevenson L S (1978) Contrasting dawsonite occurrences from Mont St-Bruno, Quebec, The Canadian Mineralogist, 16, 471-474   [view file]

Serna C J, García-Ramos J V, Peña M J (1985) Vibrational study of dawsonite type compounds MAl(OH)2CO3 (M = Na, K, NH4), Spectrochimica Acta, 41A, 697-702

Chinh L T, Pobedimskaya E A, Khomyakov A P (1987) Crystal structure of dawsonite, NaAl(CO3)(OH)2 and its first discovery in the Khibiny alkaline massiv, Vestnik Moskovskogo Universiteta, Geologiya, 42, 74-77

Ferrini V, Martarelli L, De Vito C, Çina A, Deda T (2003) The Koman dawsonite and realgar-orpiment deposit, northern Albania: inferences on processes of formation, The Canadian Mineralogist, 41, 413-427   [view file]

Frost R L, Bouzaid J M (2007) Raman spectroscopy of dawsonite NaAl(CO3)(OH)2, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 38, 873-879

Lodziana Z, Stoica G, Pérez-Ramírez J (2011) Reevaluation of the structure and fundamental physical properties of dawsonites by DFT studies, Inorganic Chemistry, 50, 2590-2598

Comerio M, Morosi M E, Tunik M, Paredes J M, Zalba P E (2014) The role of telogenetic injection of magmatically derived CO2 in the formation of dawsonite from the Castillo Formation, Chubut Group, Patagonia, Argentina, The Canadian Mineralogist, 52, 513-531

Hulsobosch N, Thomas R, Boiron M-C, Dewaele S, Muchez P (2017) Direct observation of boro-aluminosilicate melt compositions: Insights from Raman spectroscopy of melt inclusions in pegmatitic tourmaline of the Gatumba-Gitarama area (Rwanda), The Canadian Mineralogist, 55, 377-397