Dickite R090054

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Name: Dickite
RRUFF ID: R090054
Ideal Chemistry: Al2Si2O5(OH)4
Locality: Schuylkill county, Pennsylvania, USA
Source: Mineralogical Museum, Harvard University [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Unconsolidated mass of hexagonal platelets associated with minor quartz crystals.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Groups: [ Clay (87) ] [ Kaolinite (7) ]
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RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Sample
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RRUFF ID: R090054
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Sample Description: Unoriented Sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R090054.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R090054.1
Sample Description: Powder, mixed with quartz
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.160(2)Å    b: 8.955(1)Å    c: 14.737(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 103.47(2)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 662.2(2)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Dickite

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]

Ross C S, Kerr P F (1930) Dickite, a kaolin mineral, American Mineralogist, 15, 34-39   [view file]

Honess A P, Williams F J (1935) Dickite from pensylvania, American Mineralogist, 20, 462-466   [view file]

Mackenzie R C (1955) Mineralogical Society (London), American Mineralogist, 40, 773-780   [view file]

Joswig W, Drits V A (1986) The orientation of the hydroxyl groups in dickite by X-ray diffraction, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1986, 19-22

Bish D L, Johnston C T (1993) Rietveld refinement and Fourier-transform infrared spectroscopic study of the dickite structure at low temperature, Clays and Clay Minerals, 41, 297-304

Johnston C T, Helsen J, Schoonheydt R A, Bish D L, Agnew S F (1998) Single-crystal Raman spectroscopic study of dickite, American Mineralogist, 83, 75-84   [view file]

Balan E, Delattre S, Guillaumet M, Salje E K H (2010) Low-temperature infrared spectroscopic study of OH-stretching modes in kaolinite and dickite, American Mineralogist, 95, 1257-1266   [view file]

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

Rocha J, Almeida Paz F A, Sardo M, Mafra L (2018) Revisiting the crystal stucture of dickite: X-ray diffraction, solid state NMR, and DFT calculations study, American Mineralogist, 103, 812-818