Gaidonnayite R070472

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Name: Gaidonnayite
RRUFF ID: R070472
Ideal Chemistry: Na2ZrSi3O9·2H2O
Locality: Poudrette quarry, Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville County, Qu├ębec, Canada
Source: Michael Scott S104410 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless to light brown prismatic crystals, co-type material, associated with colorless albite and pyrite. Fluoresces green under short wave ultraviolet light.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Gaidonnayite (3) ]
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R070472.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R070472
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R070472.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 11.750(4)Å    b: 12.840(7)Å    c: 6.692(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1009.6(4)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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REFERENCES for Gaidonnayite

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]

Chao G Y, Watkinson D H (1974) Gaidonnayite, Na2ZrSi3O9·2H2O, a new mineral from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, The Canadian Mineralogist, 12, 316-319   [view file]

Mandarino J A, Sturman B D (1978) The identity of α-catapleiite and gaidonnayite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 16, 195-198   [view file]

Chao G Y (1985) The crystal structure of gaidonnayite Na2ZrSi3O9·2H2O, The Canadian Mineralogist, 23, 11-15   [view file]

Donnay G, Chao G Y (1986) Hydrogen bonding in gaidonnayite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 24, 417-419   [view file]

Jambor J L, Roberts A C, Vanko D A (1994) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 79, 1009-1014   [view file]