Marialite R060469


Name: Marialite
RRUFF ID: R060469
Ideal Chemistry: Na4Al3Si9O24Cl
Locality: Mpwa-Mpwa mine, Umba Valley, near Arusha, Tanzania
Source: Michael Scott S100276 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Yellow tetragonal prism with pronounced striations along the c-axis direction
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Scapolite (11) ]
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060471.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Na0.66Ca0.27K0.07)4(Si0.68Al0.32)12O24(Cl0.75(CO3)0.25)
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Sample is oriented and mounted on a pin.
Pin ID: L01385
Orientation: Laser parallel to  a*  (1 0 0).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  c   [0 0 1].
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Raman Mode Analysis
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RRUFF ID: R060469
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060469.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 12.0732(2)Å    b: 12.0732(2)Å    c: 7.5852(2)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 1105.64(3)Å3    Crystal System: tetragonal
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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 Marialite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Antao S M, Hassan I (2011) The structure of marialite (Me6) and meionite (Me93) in space groups P42/n and I4/m, and the absence of phase transitions in the scapolite series, International Centre for Diffraction Data, 26, 78-91   [view file]