Arfvedsonite R040127

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Name: Arfvedsonite
RRUFF ID: R040127
Ideal Chemistry: NaNa2(Fe2+4Fe3+)Si8O22(OH)2
Locality: Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville County, Quebec, Canada
Source: Bob Downs
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black prismatic crystal associated with white analcime, R040128
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ amphibole (105) ]
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R040127.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Na0.61K0.39)Na2.00(Fe2+2.40Mg0.80Mn0.75Ca0.05)Σ=4(Fe3+0.60Al0.25Mn0.15)(Si0.99Ti0.01)8O22((OH)0.67F0.33)2
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Sample is oriented and mounted on a pin
Pin ID: M00441
Orientation: Laser parallel to  a*  (1 0 0).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  -b   [0 -1 0].
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RRUFF ID: R040127
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R040127.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R040127.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.891(1)Å    b: 18.035(3)Å    c: 5.3173(8)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 103.732(8)°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 921.4(1)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 Arfvedsonite

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]

Brooke H J (1823) A description of the crystalline form of some new minerals. Arfwedsonite, The Annals of Philosophy, 5, 381-384   [view file]

Lorenzen J (1882) On some minerals from the sodalite-syenite in the Juliane-haab district, south Greenland, Mineralogical Magazine, 5, 49-70   [view file]

International Mineralogical Association (1962) International Mineralogical Association: Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 33, 260-263   [view file]

Nickel E H, Mark E (1965) Arfvedsonite and aegirine–augite from Seal Lake, Labrador, The Canadian Mineralogist, 8, 185-197   [view file]

Hawthorne F C (1976) The crystal chemistry of amphiboles: V. The structure and chemistry of arfvedsonite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 14, 346-356   [view file]

Leake B E (1978) Nomenclature of amphiboles, American Mineralogist, 63, 1023-1052   [view file]

Hawthorne F C, Ungaretti L, Oberti R, Bottazzi P, Czamanske G K (1993) Li: an important component in igneous alkali amphiboles, American Mineralogist, 78, 733-745   [view file]

Leake B E, Woolley A R, Arps C E S, Birch W D, Gilbert M C, Grice J D, Hawthorne F C, Kato A, Kisch H J, Krivovichev V G, Linthout K, Laird J, Mandarino J A, Maresch W V, Nickel E H, Rock N M S, Schumacher J C, Smith D C, Stephenson N C N, Ungaretti L, Whittaker E J W, Youzhi G (1997) Nomenclature of amphiboles: report of the Subcommittee on Amphiboles of the International Mineralogical Association, Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names, The Canadian Mineralogist, 35, 219-246   [view file]

Leake B E, Woolley A R, Birch W D, Burke E A J, Ferraris G, Grice J D, Hawthorne F C, Kisch H J, Krivovichev V G, Schumacher J C, Stephenson N C N, Whittaker E J W (2003) Nomenclature of amphiboles: additions and revisions to the International Mineralogical Association’s 1997 recommendations, The Canadian Mineralogist, 41, 1355-1362   [view file]

Thompson E C, Campbell A J, Liu Z (2016) In-situ infrared spectroscopic studies of hydroxyl in amphiboles at high pressure, American Mineralogist, 101, 706-712