Sørensenite R070576



Name: Sørensenite
RRUFF ID: R070576
Ideal Chemistry: Na4Be2Sn(Si3O9)2·2H2O
Locality: Kvanefjeld, Ilimaussaq, Narsaq, Kitaa, Greenland
Source: James Shigley [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Striated colorless laths
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R070576.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Na3.98   0.02)Σ=4Be2.00(Sn0.91Ti0.07Nb5+0.02)Σ=1(Si3.00O9)2·2H2O; Be and H2O not measured but assumed by stoichiometry
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R070576
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R070576.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 20.6546(7)Å    b: 7.4198(3)Å    c: 12.0108(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 117.338(3)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1635.10(8)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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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 Sørensenite

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]

Semenov E I, Gerassimovsky V I, Maksimova N V, Andersen S, Petersen O V (1965) Sorensenite, new sodium-beryllium-tin-silicate from the Ilímaussaq intrusion, South Greenland, Meddelelser om Grønland, 181, 1-19   [view file]

Fleischer M (1966) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 51, 1546-1553   [view file]

Fleischer M (1967) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 52, 925-929   [view file]

Maksimova N V, Ilyukhin V V, Belov N V (1974) Crystal structure of sorensenite, Soviet Physics - Doklady, 18, 681-682   [view file]

Metcalf-Johansen J, Hazell R G (1976) The crystal structure of sorensenite, Na4SnBe2(Si3O9)2.2H2O, Acta Crystallographica, B32, 2553-2556