Galeite R130025



Name: Galeite
RRUFF ID: R130025
Ideal Chemistry: Na15(SO4)5ClF4
Locality: Searles Lake, Trona, San Bernardino County, California, USA
Source: Marcus Origlieri [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless hexagonal prisms with tapering pyramidal terminations, associated with gaylussite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R130025
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R130025.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 12.188(1)Å    b: 12.188(1)Å    c: 13.946(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 1794.1(4)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 Galeite

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]

Pabst A, Sawyer D L, Switzer G (1955) Galeite, a new mineral from Searles Lake, California, Geological Society of America Bulletin, 66, 1658-1659   [view file]

Fleischer M (1956) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 41, 671-674   [view file]

Pabst A, Sawyer D L, Switzer G (1963) Galeite and related phases in the system Na2SO4-NaF-NaCl, American Mineralogist, 48, 485-510   [view file]

Fleischer M (1964) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 49, 439-448   [view file]

International Mineralogical Association (1967) Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 36, 131-136   [view file]

Brown F H, Pabst A (1971) New data on galeite and schairerite, American Mineralogist, 56, 174-178   [view file]

Fanfani L, Nunzi A, Zanazzi P F, Zanzari A R (1975) The crystal structure of galeite, Na15(SO4)5F4Cl, Mineralogical Magazine, 40, 357-361   [view file]