Görgeyite R060578


Name: Görgeyite
RRUFF ID: R060578
Ideal Chemistry: K2Ca5(SO4)6·H2O
Locality: Inder Lake, West Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan
Source: Michael Scott S100807 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless to yellow tabular crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction.
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060578.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R060578
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060578.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 17.5117(5)Å    b: 6.8352(2)Å    c: 18.2395(6)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 113.329(3)°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 2004.73(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 Görgeyite

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]

Hayrhofer H (1953) Görgeyit, ein neues mineral aus der Ischler Salzlagerstätte, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1953, 35-44

Fleischer M (1954) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 39, 402-408   [view file]

Fleischer M (1955) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 40, 551-554   [view file]

Mukhtarova N N, Kalinin V R, Rastsvetaeva R K, Ilyukhin V V, Belov N V (1980) Crystal structure of görgeyite K2Ca5(SO4)6·(H2O), Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, 52, 102-105   [view file]

Smith G W, Walls R (1980) The crystal structure of görgeyite K2SO4·5CaSO4·H2O, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 151, 49-60   [view file]

Kloprogge J T, Hickey L, Duong L V, Martens W N, Frost R L (2004) Synthesis and characterization of K2Ca5(SO4)6·H2O, the equivalent of görgeyite, a rare evaporite mineral, American Mineralogist, 89, 266-272   [view file]