Danalite R060057



Name: Danalite
RRUFF ID: R060057
Ideal Chemistry: Be3Fe2+4(SiO4)3S
Locality: Iron Mountain, Winston, New Mexico, USA
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 14030 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Orange irregular gemmy blebs
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Groups: [ cancrinite-sodalite (36) ] [ sodalite (23) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060057.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R060057
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060057.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.2332(8)Å    b: 8.2332(8)Å    c: 8.2332(8)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 558.09(4)Å3    Crystal System: cubic
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Calculated diffraction file.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Danalite

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]

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Glass J J, Jahns R H, Stevens R E (1944) Helvite and danalite from New Mexico and the helvite group, American Mineralogist, 29, 163-191   [view file]

Kingsbury A W G (1961) Beryllium minerals in Cornwall and Devon: helvine, genthelvite, and danalite, Mineralogical Magazine, 32, 921-940   [view file]

Dunn P J (1976) Genthelvite and the helvine group, Mineralogical Magazine, 40, 627-636   [view file]

Burt D M (1980) The stability of danalite, Fe4Be3(SiO4)3S, American Mineralogist, 65, 355-360   [view file]

Hassan I, Grundy H D (1984) The crystal structures of sodalite-group minerals, Acta Crystallographica, B40, 6-13

Hassan I, Grundy H D (1985) The crystal structures of helvite group minerals, (Mn,Fe,Zn)8(Be6Si6O24)S2, American Mineralogist, 70, 186-192   [view file]

Nimis P, Molin G, Visonà (1996) Crystal chemistry of danalite from Daba Shabeli Complex (N Somalia), Mineralogical Magazine, 60, 375-379   [view file]

Antao S M, Hassan I (2002) Thermal analyses of sodalite, tugtupite, danalite and helvite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 40, 163-172   [view file]

Antao S M, Hassan I, Parise J B (2003) The structure of danalite at high temperature obtained from synchrotron radiation and Rietveld refinements, The Canadian Mineralogist, 41, 1413-1422   [view file]

Hettmann K, Wenzel T, Marks M, Markl G (2012) The sulfur speciation in S-bearing minerals: New constraints by a combination of electron microprobe analysis and DFT calculations with special reference to sodalite-group minerals, American Mineralogist, 97, 1653-1661   [view file]

Zito G, Hanson S L (2017) Genthelvite overgrowths on danalite cores from a pegmatite miarolitic cavity in Cheyenne Canyon, El Paso County, Colorado, The Canadian Mineralogist, 55, 195-206