Erionite-Na R061126



Name: Erionite-Na
RRUFF ID: R061126
Ideal Chemistry: Na10[Si26Al10O72]·30H2O
Locality: Dunseverick, Ireland
Source: Michael Scott S104606 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless prismatic crystals frozen in basalt nodules with chabazite
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R061126.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Na5.05K2.42Ca1.08   1.05Mg0.40)Σ=10(Si25.57Al10.43)Σ=36O72·22.80H2O; H2O estimated by difference
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R061126
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R061126.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 13.36(2)Å    b: 13.36(2)Å    c: 15.24(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 2357(5)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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REFERENCES for Erionite-Na

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Gualtieri A F, Gandolfi N B, Passaglia E, Pollastri S, Mattioli M, Giordani M, Ottaviani M F, Cangiotti M, Bloise A, Barca D, Vigliaturo R, Viani A, Pasquali L, Gualtieri M L (2018) Is fibrous ferrierite a potential health hazard? Characterization and comparison with fibrous erionite, American Mineralogist, 103, 1044-1055