Gmelinite-Ca R070283



Name: Gmelinite-Ca
RRUFF ID: R070283
Ideal Chemistry: Ca2(Si8Al4)O24·11H2O
Locality: Montecchio Maggiore, Vicenza Province, Veneto, Italy
Source: Michael Scott S104697 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale orange tabular hexagonal plates with low pyramidal terminations
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R070283.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R070283
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R070283.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 13.790(1)Å    b: 13.790(1)Å    c: 9.9332(9)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 1635.9(3)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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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-Ca

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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]