Reyerite R060490

Name: Reyerite
RRUFF ID: R060490
Ideal Chemistry: Na2Ca14Al2Si22O58(OH)8·6H2O
Locality: Drynoch, Island of Skye, Scotland
Source: Michael Scott S100309 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless deformed and contorted plates
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Gyrolite (4) ]
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RRUFF ID: R060490.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: K3.27(Ca12.73K0.78Na0.49)Σ=14Al2.00Si22.00O58(OH)8·6H2O; (OH) estimated by charge balance; H2O by difference
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060490
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060490.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.72(1)Å    b: 9.72(1)Å    c: 19.05(5)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 1560(3)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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REFERENCES for Reyerite

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]

Cornu F, Himmelbauer A (1906) Reyerit, Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 25, 519-520   [view file]

Fleischer M (1959) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 44, 464-470   [view file]

Fleischer M, Mandarino J A, Strunz H, Cech F (1965) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 50, 261-268   [view file]

Clement S C, Ribbe P H (1973) New locality, formula, and proposed structure for reyerite, American Mineralogist, 58, 517-522   [view file]

Henderson C M B, Taylor D (1988) Reyerite, tobermorite, calcian analcime and bytownite from amygdales in a Skye basalt, Mineralogical Magazine, 52, 711-713

Merlino S (1988) The structure of reyerite, (Na,K)2Ca14Si22Al2O58(OH)8·6H2O, Mineralogical Magazine, 52, 247-256   [view file]