Eitelite R110214

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Name: Eitelite
RRUFF ID: R110214
Ideal Chemistry: Na2Mg(CO3)2
Locality: Westvaco mine, Green River, Sweetwater County, Wyoming, USA
Source: Gunnar Farber [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dirty yellow-brown platy and massive
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R110214.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Na2(Mg0.97Ca0.02Fe0.01)Σ=1.00(CO3)2
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
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RRUFF ID: R110214
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R110214.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 4.9543(9)Å    b: 4.9543(9)Å    c: 16.488(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 350.49(9)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Eitelite

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]

Milton C, Axelrod J M, Grimaldi F S (1955) New minerals, reedmergnerite (Na2O·B2O3·6SiO2) and eitelite (Na2O·MgO·2CO2) associated with leucosphenite, shortite, searlesite, and crocidolite in the Green River formation, Utah, American Mineralogist, 40, 326-327   [view file]

Pabst A (1973) The crystallography and structure of eitelite, Na2Mg(CO3)2, American Mineralogist, 58, 211-217   [view file]

Knobloch D, Pertlik F, Zemann J (1980) Crystal structure refinements of buetschliite and eitelite: a contribution to the stereochemistry of trigonal carbonate minerals, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1980, 230-236

Golubkova A, Merlini M, Schmidt M W (2015) Crystal structure, high-pressure, and high-temperature behavior of carbonates in the K2Mg(CO3)2—Na2Mg(CO3)2 join, American Mineralogist, 100, 2458-2467