Edenite R060029

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Name: Edenite
RRUFF ID: R060029
Ideal Chemistry: NaCa2Mg5(Si7Al)O22(OH)2
Locality: Renfrew County, Ontario, Canada
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 4226 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black prismatic
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ amphibole (105) ]
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RRUFF ID: R060029.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Na0.62K0.34   0.04)(Ca0.86Na0.14)2(Mg0.57Fe2+0.30Fe3+0.07Al0.05Ti0.01Mn0.01)5(Si6.61Al1.39)O22((OH)0.69F0.31)2
Sample Description: Sample is oriented and mounted on a pin
Pin ID: M00286
Orientation: Laser parallel to  (-1 0 -1).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  b   [0 1 0].

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RRUFF ID: R060029
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R060029.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R060029.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.9067(3)Å    b: 18.079(2)Å    c: 5.3091(5)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 105.077(5)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 918.14(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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REFERENCES for Edenite

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]

Glocker E F (1839) IX. Amphibolite 5. Edenische hornblende oder edenit, in Grundriss der Mineralogie mit Einschluss der Geognosie und Petrefactenkunde Verlag von Johann Leonhard Schrag N├╝rnberg 410-410   [view file]

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

Kearns L E, Kite L E, Leavens P B, Nelen J A (1980) Fluorine distribution in the hydrous silicate minerals of the Franklin Marble, Orange County, New York, American Mineralogist, 65, 557-562

Benimoff A I, Benoit P H, Moore P B, Sclar C B (1991) A unique manganese-rich silicic edenite in the Grenville marble, Fowler, New York, American Mineralogist, 76, 1431-1433

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]

Robert J L, Della Ventura G, Hawthorne F C (1999) Near-infrared study of short-range disorder of OH and F in monoclinic amphiboles, American Mineralogist, 84, 86-91   [view file]

Brown J M, Abramson E H (2016) Elasticity of calcium and calcium-sodium amphiboles, Physics of The Earth and Planetary Interiors, 261, 161-171