Agrellite R060914



Name: Agrellite
RRUFF ID: R060914
Ideal Chemistry: NaCa2Si4O10F
Locality: Kipawa complex, Quebec, Canada
Source: Royal Ontario Museum M52454 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: White platy aggregates
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060914.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Na0.99K0.01)Σ=1(Ca1.79Na0.10Y0.04Ce0.04La0.01Nd0.01Mn0.01)Σ=2Si4.00O10F1.00
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R060914
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060914.1
Sample Description: powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.760(1)Å    b: 18.947(1)Å    c: 6.994(3)Å
alpha: 89.8(1)°    beta: 116.64(2)°    gamma: 94.30(5)°   Volume: 916.1(4)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Agrellite

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]

Gittins J, Bown M G, Sturman D (1976) Agrellite, a new rock-forming mineral in regionally metamorphosed agpaitic alkalic rocks, The Canadian Mineralogist, 14, 120-126   [view file]

Fleischer M, Mandarino J A (1977) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 62, 173-176   [view file]

Ghose S, Wan C (1979) Agrellite, Na (Ca, RE)2Si4O10F: a layer structure with silicate tubes, American Mineralogist, 64, 563-572   [view file]

Rozhdestvenskaya I V, Nikishova L V (1998) Crystal structure of Na(Ca,Sr)2Si4O10F strontium agrellite from Yakutian charoitites: agrellite polytypes, Crystallography Reports, 43, 589-597