Hectorite R050134

Name: Hectorite
RRUFF ID: R050134
Ideal Chemistry: Na0.3(Mg,Li)3Si4O10(F,OH)2·nH2O
Locality: Hector, California, USA
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 10606 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Compacted aggregate of fine-grained material
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Clay (87) ]
RRUFF ID: R050134.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050134
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R050134.1
Sample Description: Powder
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Hectorite

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]

Foshag W F, Woodford A O (1936) Bentonitic magnesian clay-mineral from California, American Mineralogist, 21, 238-244   [view file]

Strese V H, Hofmann U (1941) Synthese von Magnesiumsilikat-Gelen mit zweidimensional regelmäßiger Struktur, Zeitschrift für Anorganische und Allgemeine Chemie, 247, 65-94

Fleischer M (1944) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 29, 73-74   [view file]

Chaussidon J (1970) Stretching frequencies of structural hydroxyls of hectorite and K-depleted phlogopite as influenced by interlayer cation and hydration, Clays and Clay Minerals, 18, 139-149

Breu J, Seidl W, Stoll A (2003) Fehlordnung bei smectiten in abhängigkeit vom zwischenschichtkation: Disorder in smectites in dependence of the interlayer cation, Zeitschrift für Anorganische und Allgemeine Chemie, 629, 503-515

Seidl W, Breu J (2005) Single crystal structure refinement of tetramethylammonium-hectorite, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 220, 169-176