Gismondine R060809

Name: Gismondine
RRUFF ID: R060809
Ideal Chemistry: Ca2(Si4Al4)O16·8H2O
Locality: Arensberg, Eifel Mountains, Germany
Source: Michael Scott S101162 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless pseudo-octahedral crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
RRUFF ID: R060809.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060809
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060809.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.055(3)Å    b: 10.667(4)Å    c: 9.874(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 92.52(2)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1058.0(5)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Gismondine

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]

von Leonhard K C (1817) Die zeagonit, ein neues mineral vom Capo di Bove bei Rom. Beschrieben von Herrn Professor Gismondi, Taschenbuch für die gesammte Mineralogie mit Hinsicht auf die neuesten Entdeckungen, 11, 164-168   [view file]

Fischer K (1963) The crystal structure determination of the zeolite gismondite, CaAl2Si2O8·4H2O, American Mineralogist, 48, 664-672   [view file]

Baerlocher C, Meier W M (1970) Synthese und kristallstruktur von tetramethylammonium gismondin, Helvetica Chimica Acta, 53, 1285-1293

Vezzalini G, Oberti R (1984) The crystal chemistry of gismondines : the non-existence of K-rich gismondines, Bulletin de Minéralogie, 107, 805-812

Artioli G, Rinaldi R, Kvick Å, Smith J V (1986) Neutron diffraction structure refinement of the zeolite gismondine at 15 K, Zeolites, 6, 361-366

Vezzalini G, Quartieri S, Alberti A (1993) Structural modifications induced by dehydration in the zeolite gismondine, Zeolites, 13, 34-42

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]

Celestian A J, Parise J B, Goodell C, Tripathi A, Hanson J (2004) Time-resolved diffraction studies of ion exchange: K+ and Na+ exchange into (Al,Ge) gismondine (GIS) Na24Al24Ge24O96·40H2O and K8Al8Ge8O32·8H2O, Chemistry of Materials, 16, 2244-2254

Ori S, Quartieri S, Vezzalini G, Dmitriev V (2008) Pressure-induced over-hydration and water ordering in gismondine: a synchrotron powder diffraction study, American Mineralogist, 93, 1393-1403   [view file]

Wadoski-Romeijn E, Armbruster T (2013) Topotactic transformation and dehydration of the zeolite gismondine to a novel Ca feldspar structure, American Mineralogist, 98, 1988-1997