Barrerite R050135



Name: Barrerite
RRUFF ID: R050135
Ideal Chemistry: Na2(Si7Al2)O18·6H2O
Locality: Kuiu Island, Alaska, USA
Source: Ben Norton
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless laminar crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R050135.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Na4.49K1.30Ca1.23   0.98)Σ=8(Si27.75Al8.25)O72·19H2O
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Sample is oriented, mounted onto a pin and polished
Pin ID: M00229
Orientation: Laser parallel to  -a*  (-1 0 0).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  b   [0 1 0].
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RRUFF ID: R050135
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050135.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050135.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: PIKE GladiATR - Far-IR on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R050135.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 13.622(2)Å    b: 18.179(1)Å    c: 17.813(2)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 4411.6(5)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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Calculated diffraction file.

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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 Barrerite

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]

Galli E, Alberti A (1975) The crystal structure of barrerite, Bulletin de la Société Française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie, 98, 331-340   [view file]

Passaglia E, Pongiluppi D (1975) Barrerite, a new natural zeolite, Mineralogical Magazine, 40, 208-208   [view file]

Fleischer M, Pabst A, Cabri L J (1976) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 61, 1053-1056   [view file]

Sacerdoti M, Gomedi I (1984) Crystal structural refinement of Ca-exchanged barrerite, Bulletin de Minéralogie, 107, 799-804

Coombs D S, Alberti A, Armbruster T, Artioli G, Colella C, Galli E, Grice J D, Liebau F, Mandarino J A, Minato H, Nickel E H, Passaglia E, Peacor D R, Quartieri S, Rinaldi R, Ross M, Sheppard R A, Tillmanns E, Vezzalini G, (1997) Recommended nomenclature for zeolite minerals: report of the Subcommittee on Zeolites of the International Mineralogical Association, Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names, The Canadian Mineralogist, 35, 1571-1606   [view file]

Di Renzo F, Gabelica Z (1997) Barrerite and other zeolites from Kuiu and Kupreanof Islands, Alaska, The Canadian Mineralogist, 35, 691-698   [view file]

Jambor J L, Grew E S, Roberts A C (1998) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 83, 1347-1352   [view file]

Sacerdoti M, Sani A, Vezzalini G (1999) Structural refinement of two barrerites from Alaska, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 30, 103-109

Meneghinello E, Alberti A, Cruciani G, Sacerdoti M, McIntyre G, Ciambelli P, Rapascciuolo M T (2000) Single crystal neutron diffraction study of the natural zeolite barrerite in its ND4-exchanged form, European Journal of Mineralogy, 12, 1123-1129

Ori S, Mazzucato E, Vezzalini G (2009) Dehydration dynamics of barrerite: An in situ synchrotron XRPD study, American Mineralogist, 94, 64-73   [view file]