Catapleiite R060198


Name: Catapleiite
RRUFF ID: R060198
Ideal Chemistry: Na2Zr(Si3O9)·2H2O
Locality: Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville County, Quebec, Canada
Source: Royal Ontario Museum M49592
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Tan colored pseudohexagonal tabular crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Catapleiite (3) ]
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060198.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Na1.92Ca0.04   0.04)Σ=2Zr1.00Si3.00O9·2H2O
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Sample is oriented and mounted onto a pin.
Pin ID: L01561
Orientation: Laser parallel to  b*  (0 1 0).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  c   [0 0 1].
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RRUFF ID: R060198
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060198.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.4186(8)Å    b: 12.830(1)Å    c: 10.0971(9)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 961.0(1)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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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 Catapleiite

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]

Weibye P H, Berlin N J, Sjogren K A, Borck J B (1850) Neue mineralien aus Norwegen, Annalen der Physik und Chemie, 79, 299-304   [view file]

Flink G (1893) Om några mineral från Grönland, Geologiska Föreningens i Stockholm Förhandlingar, 15, 195-208   [view file]

Foshag W F (1923) Catapleiite from Magnet Cove, Arkansas, American Mineralogist, 8, 70-72   [view file]

Pendlebury G B (1964) Catapleiite from St. Hilaire mountain, Quebec, The Canadian Mineralogist, 8, 120-121   [view file]

Chao G Y (1973) The crystal structure of catapleiite, Abstracts from the 1973 general meeting of the Geological Society of America, Dallas, 1973, 572-572   [view file]

Chen T T (1973) Twinning in catapleiite, Abstracts from the 1973 general meeting of the Geological Society of America, Dallas, 1973, 573-574   [view file]

Ilyushin G D, Voronkov A A, Ilyukhin V V, Nevskii N N, Belov N V (1981) Crystal structure of natural monoclinic catapleiite, Na2ZrSi3O9·2H2O, Soviet Physics Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, 260, 623-627   [link]   [view file]