Lévyne-Ca R080128



Name: Lévyne-Ca
RRUFF ID: R080128
Ideal Chemistry: Ca3(Si12Al6)O36·18H2O
Locality: Dallas, Oregon, USA
Source: Michael Scott S100946 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Thin clear colorless tabular hexagonal crystals coated by chatoyant erionite or offretite on volcanic matrix
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
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RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R080128
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R080128.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 13.392(1)Å    b: 13.392(1)Å    c: 22.698(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 3525.2(5)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 Lévyne-Ca

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 levyne, a new mineral species, The Edinburgh Journal of Science, 2, 332-334   [view file]

Passaglia E, Galli E, Rinaldi E (1974) Levynes and erionites from Sardinia, Italy, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 43, 253-259   [view file]

Sheppard R A, Gude A J, Desborough G A (1974) Levyne-offretite intergrowths from basalt near Beech Creek, Grant County, Oregon, American Mineralogist, 59, 837-842   [view file]

Merlino S, Galli E, Alberti A (1975) The crystal structure of levyne, Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 22, 117-129

Vezzalini G, Quartieri S, Rossi A, Alberti A (1994) Occurrence of zeolites from Northern Victoria Land (Antarctica), Terra Antartica, 1, 96-99

Sacerdoti M (1996) New refinements of the crystal structure of levyne using twinned crystals, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1996, 114-124

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]

Gatta G D, Comodi P, Zanazzi P F, Ballaran T B (2005) Anomalous elastic behavior and high-pressure structural evolution of zeolite levyne, American Mineralogist, 90, 645-652   [view file]

Arletti R, Vezzalini G, Quartieri S, Cámara F, Alvaro M (2013) A new framework topology in the dehydrated form of zeolite levyne, American Mineralogist, 98, 2063-2074