Eirikite R120006

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Record 1167 of 4037  

Name: Eirikite
RRUFF ID: R120006
Ideal Chemistry: KNa6Be2(Si15Al3)O39F2
Locality: Poudrette quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville RCM, Montérégie, Québec, Canada
Source: Donald Doell [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Aggregate of parallel colorless acicular crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Leifite (2) ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
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RRUFF ID: R120006
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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: R120006.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 14.410(4)Å    b: 14.410(4)Å    c: 7.8805(9)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 877.6(3)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 Eirikite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Grice J D (2008) Be-silicates: New minerals, structure topologies, classification and uses, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 72, A329-A329   [view file]

Armstrong J A, Friis H, Lieb A, Finch A A, Weller M T (2010) Combined single-crystal X-ray and neutron powder diffraction structure analysis exemplified through full structure determinations of framework and layer beryllate minerals, American Mineralogist, 95, 519-526   [view file]

Larsen A O, Kolitsch U, Gault R A, Giester G (2010) Eirikite, a new mineral species of the leifite group from the Langesundsfjord district, Norway, European Journal of Mineralogy, 22, 875-880   [view file]

Poirier G, Tait K T, Rowe R (2011) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 96, 936-945   [view file]