Tobermorite R060147



Name: Tobermorite
RRUFF ID: R060147
Ideal Chemistry: Ca4Si6O17(H2O)2·(Ca·3H2O)
Locality: Crestmore Quarries, Riverside County, California
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 8770 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: White fibers bundled in divergent tufts
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Tobermorite (2) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060147.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ca4.91Al0.06   0.03)Σ=5Si6.00O16(OH)2·5H2O ; H not measured but estimated by difference
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R060147
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060147.1
Sample Description: powder
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REFERENCES for Tobermorite

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]

Heddle M F (1882) Preliminary notice of substances which may prove to be new minerals. Tobermorite, Mineralogical Magazine, 4, 117-123   [view file]

Claringbull G F (1953) Mineralogical Society (London), American Mineralogist, 38, 734-737   [view file]

Fleischer M (1954) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 39, 1037-1039   [view file]

Hamid S A (1981) The crystal structure of the 11Å natural tobermorite Ca2.25[Si3O7.5(OH)1.5]·1H2O, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 154, 189-198   [view file]

Jambor J L, Vanko D A (1992) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 77, 446-452   [view file]

Merlino S, Bonaccorsi E, Armbruster T (1999) Tobermorites: Their real structure and order-disorder (OD) character, American Mineralogist, 84, 1613-1621   [view file]

Merlino S, Bonaccorsi E, Armbruster T (2000) The real structure of clinotobermorite and tobermorite 9Å: OD character, polytypes, and structural relationships, European Journal of Mineralogy, 12, 411-429

Merlino S, Bonaccorsi E, Armbruster T (2001) The real structure of tobermorite 11Å: normal and anomalous forms, OD character and polytypic modification, European Journal of Mineralogy, 13, 577-590

Kadiyski M, Armbruster T, Galuskin E V, Pertsev N N, Zadov A E, Galuskina I O, Wrzalik R, Dzierzanowski P, Kislov E V (2008) The modular structure of dovyrenite, Ca6Zr[Si2O7]2(OH)4: Alternate stacking of tobermorite and rosenbuschite-like units, American Mineralogist, 93, 456-462

Merlino S, Bonaccorsi E (2008) Double wollastonite chains: topological/conformational varieties, polytypic forms, isotypic compounds, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 223, 85-97

Churakov S V (2009) Structural position of H2O molecules and hydrogen bonding in anomalous 11 Å tobermorite, American Mineralogist, 94, 156-165   [view file]

Meller N, Kyritsis K, Hall C (2009) The mineralogy of the CaO-Al2O3-SiO2-H2O (CASH) hydroceramic system from 200 to 350°C, Cement and Concrete Research, 39, 45-53

Biagioni C, Bonaccorsi E, Lezzerini M, Merlini M, Merlino S (2012) Thermal behaviour of tobermorite from N'Chwaning II mine (Kalahari Manganese Field, Republic of South Africa). I. Thermo-gravimetric and X-ray diffraction studies, European Journal of Mineralogy, 24, 981-989

Biagioni C, Bonaccorsi E, Merlino S, Bersani D, Forte C (2012) Thermal behaviour of tobermorite from N'Chwaning II mine (Kalahari Manganese Field, Republic of South Africa) II. Crystallographic and spectroscopic study of tobermorite 10 Å, European Journal of Mineralogy, 24, 991-1004

Jackson M D, Chae S R, Mulcahy S R, Meral C, Taylor R, Li P, Emwas A H, Moon J, Yoon S, Vola G, Wenk H R, Monteiro P J M (2013) Unlocking the secrets of Al-tobermorite in Roman seawater concrete, American Mineralogist, 98, 1669-1687

Williams P A, Hatert F, Pasero M, Mills S J (2014) IMA Commission on new minerals, nomenclature and classification (CNMNC) Newsletter 21. New minerals and nomenclature modifications approved in 2014, Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 797-804   [view file]

Biagioni C, Bonaccorsi E, Lezzerini M, Merlino S (2016) Thermal behaviour of Al-rich tobermorite, European Journal of Mineralogy, 28, 23-32