Gmelinite-Na R060168

Name: Gmelinite-Na
RRUFF ID: R060168
Ideal Chemistry: Na4(Si8Al4)O24·11H2O
Locality: Five Islands, Nova Scotia, Canada
Source: Guy Ouellet
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Salmon-red interpenetrating prismatic rhombohedral crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
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RRUFF ID: R060168.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Na3.90Ca0.10)(Si7.90Al4.10)O24ยท8.98H2O
Sample Description: Sample is oriented and mounted on a pin.
Pin ID: M01916
Orientation: Laser parallel to  a*  (1 0 0).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  c   [0 0 1].

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RRUFF ID: R060168
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060168.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 13.7401(5)Å    b: 13.7401(5)Å    c: 10.0488(5)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 1643.0(0)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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Calculated diffraction file.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Gmelinite-Na

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]

Brewster D (1825) Description of gmelinite, a new mineral species, The Edinburgh Journal of Science, 2, 262-267   [view file]

Barrer R M (1944) Sorption by gmelinite and mordenite, Transactions of the Faraday Society, 44, 555-564

Passaglia E, Pongiluppi D, Vezzalini G (1978) The crystal chemistry of gmelinites, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1978, 310-324

Fischer K (1982) Untersuchung der kristallstruktur von gmelinit, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1982, 145-155

Sacerdoti M, Passaglia E, Carnevali R (1995) Structural refinements of Na-, K-, and Ca-exchanged gmelinites, Zeolites, 15, 276-281

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]