Elpidite R060200

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Name: Elpidite
RRUFF ID: R060200
Ideal Chemistry: Na2ZrSi6O15·3H2O
Locality: Poudrette Quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville County, Quebec, Canada
Source: Royal Ontario Museum M44301 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Tan colored columnar aggregate of elongated prismatic fibers
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060200.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R060200
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060200.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.100(3)Å    b: 14.647(5)Å    c: 14.573(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1515.5(1.8)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 Elpidite

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]

Lindström G (1894) Elpidit, ett nytt mineral från Igaliko, Geologiska Föreningens i Stockholm Förhandlingar, 16, 330-335   [view file]

Neronova N N, Belov N V (1964) Crystal structure of elpidite, Na2Zr[Si6O15]·3H2O, Soviet Physics - Crystallography, 9, 700-705   [view file]

Cannillo E, Rossi G, Ungaretti L (1973) The crystal structure of elpidite, American Mineralogist, 58, 106-109   [view file]

Currie K L, Zaleski E (1985) The relative stability of elpidite and vlasovite: a P-T indicator for peralkaline rocks, The Canadian Mineralogist, 23, 577-582   [view file]

Merlino S, Bonaccorsi E (2008) Double wollastonite chains: topological/conformational varieties, polytypic forms, isotypic compounds, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 223, 85-97

Grigor'eva A A, Zubkova N V, Pekov I V, Kolitsch U, Pushcharovsky D Yu, Vigasina M F, Giester G, Dordević T, Tillmanns E, Chukanov N V (2011) Crystal chemistry of elpidite from Kahn Bogdo (Mongolia) and its K- and Rb-exchanged forms, Crystallography Reports, 56, 832-841

Grice J D, Rowe R, Poirier G (2015) Hydroterskite: A new mineral species from the Saint-Amable Sill, Quebec, and a comparison with terskite and elpidite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 53, 821-832

Zubkova N V, Nikolova R P, Chukanov N V, Kostov-Kytin V V, Pekov I V, Varlamov D A, Larikova T S, Kazheva O N, Chervonnaya N A, Shilov G V, Pushcharovsky D Y (2019) Crystal chemistry and properties of elpidite and its Ag-exchanged forms, Minerals, 9, 420