Paulingite-K R070604

Name: Paulingite-K
RRUFF ID: R070604
Ideal Chemistry: (K,Ca,Na,Ba,   )10(Si,Al)42O84·34H2O
Locality: Squaw Creek, Riggins, Idaho County, Idaho, USA
Source: James Shigley [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Vitreous colorless to pale-yellow cubes and dodecahedra
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
RRUFF ID: R070604.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070604
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070604.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 35.114(4)Å    b: 35.114(4)Å    c: 35.114(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 43295(5)Å3    Crystal System: cubic

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REFERENCES for Paulingite-K

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Kamb W B, Oke W C (1960) Paulingite, an new zeolite, in association with erionite and filiform pyrite, American Mineralogist, 45, 79-91   [view file]

Gordon E K, Samson S, Kamb W B (1966) Crystal structure of the zeolite paulingite, Science, 154, 1004-1007

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]

Jambor J L, Grew E S, Roberts A C (1998) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 83, 1347-1352   [view file]

Krivovichev S V (2013) Structural complexity of minerals: information storage and processing in the mineral world, Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 275-326