Wairakite R061075



Name: Wairakite
RRUFF ID: R061075
Ideal Chemistry: Ca(Si4Al2)O12·2H2O
Locality: Katashina Village, Gunma Prefecture, Japan
Source: Michael Scott S101417 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: White massive, associated with prehnite and dmisteinbergite, R130087
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R061075
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R061075.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 13.685(2)Å    b: 13.633(2)Å    c: 13.540(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 89.993(8)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 2526.2(5)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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REFERENCES for Wairakite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Mackenzie R C (1955) Mineralogical Society (London), American Mineralogist, 40, 773-780   [view file]

Steiner A (1955) Wairakite, the calcium analogue of analcime, a new zeolite mineral, Mineralogical Magazine, 30, 691-698   [view file]

Fleischer M (1956) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 41, 163-168   [view file]

Takéuchi Y, Mazzi F, Haga N, Galli E (1979) The crystal structure of wairakite, American Mineralogist, 64, 993-1001   [view file]

Inoue A, Utada M (1991) Pumpellyite and related minerals from hydrothermally altered rocks at the Kamikita area, northern Honshu Japan, The Canadian Mineralogist, 29, 255-270   [view file]

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Henderson C M B, Bell A M T, Kohn S C, Page C S (1998) Leucite-pollucite structure-type variability and the structure of a synthetic end-member calcium wairakite (CaAl2Si4O12·2H2O), Mineralogical Magazine, 62, 165-178   [view file]

Seryotkin Y V, Joswig W, Bakakin V V, Belitsky I A, Fursenko B A (2003) High-temperature crystal structure of wairakite, European Journal of Mineralogy, 15, 475-484

Ori S, Quartieri S, Vezzalini G, Dmitriev V (2008) Pressure-induced structural deformation and elastic behavior of wairakite, American Mineralogist, 93, 53-62   [view file]