Sodalite R060405

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Name: Sodalite
RRUFF ID: R060405
Ideal Chemistry: Na4(Si3Al3)O12Cl
Locality: Cerro Sapo, Cochabamba Department, Bolivia
Source: Marcus Origlieri
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Blue massive associated with brown burbankite R050646
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Groups: [ cancrinite-sodalite (36) ] [ sodalite (23) ]
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060405.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: Na8.00Al6.00Si6.00O24Cl2
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
RRUFF ID:
Sample Description: Sample is oriented, polished and mounted on a pin.
Pin ID: L01500
Orientation: Laser parallel to  a*  (1 0 0).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  c   [0 0 1].
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Raman Mode Analysis
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RRUFF ID: R060405
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060405.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.8793(1)Å    b: 8.8793(1)Å    c: 8.8793(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 700.06(2)Å3    Crystal System: cubic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Sodalite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Thomson T (1812) A chemical analysis of sodalite, a new mineral from Greenland, Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 6, 387-395

Rose G (1839) Ueber den Sodalith und Cancrinit, Journal für Praktische Chemie, 17, 348-351   [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]

Barrer R M, White E A D (1952) The hydrothermal chemitry of silicates Part II.* Synthetic crystalline sodium aluminosilicates, Journal of the Chemical Society, 1952, 1561-1571   [view file]

Van Peteghem J K, Burley B J (1963) Studies on solid solution between sodalite, nosean and hauyne, The Canadian Mineralogist, 7, 808-813   [view file]

Subbarao K V (1969) An intergrowth between albite and sodalite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 9, 721-723   [view file]

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Annersten H, Hassib A (1979) Blue sodalite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 17, 39-46   [view file]

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Peterson R C (1983) The structure of hackmanite, a variety of sodalite, from Mont St-Hilaire, Quebec, The Canadian Mineralogist, 21, 549-552   [view file]

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

Papike J J (1988) Chemistry of the rock-forming silicates: Multiple-chain, sheet, and framework structures, Reviews of Geophysics, 26, 407-444   [view file]

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Behrens P, Kempa P B, Assmann S, Wiebcke M, Felsche J (1995) The structures of anhydrous silver sodalite Ag3[Al3Si3O12] at 298, 623, and 723 K from Rietveld refinements of X-ray powder diffraction data: mechanism of thermal expansion and of the phase transition at 678 K, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 115, 55-65

Ballirano P, Maras A, Buseck P R (1996) Crystal chemistry and IR spectroscopy of Cl- and SO4-bearing cancrinite-like minerals, American Mineralogist, 81, 1003-1012   [view file]

Thompson J G, Dougherty J, Melnitchenko A, Lobo C, Withers R L (1996) Sodalite-type Na8Mg3Si9O24(OH)2 and Na8Mg3Si9O24(OH,Cl)2: novel framework magnesiosilicates, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 6, 1933-1937

Smaalen S, Dinnebier R, Katzke H, Depmeier W (1997) Structural characterization of the high-temperature phase transitions in Ca8[Al12O24](MoO4)2 aluminate sodalite using x-ray powder diffraction, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 129, 130-143

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

Shannon R D, Shannon R C, Medenbach O, Fischer R X (2002) Refractive index and dispersion of fluorides and oxides, Journal of Physical and Chemical Reference Data, 31, 931-970   [view file]

Pan Y, Dong P (2003) Bromine in scapolite-group minerals and sodalite: XRF microprobe analysis, exchange experiments, and application to skarn deposits, The Canadian Mineralogist, 41, 529-540   [view file]

Hassan I, Antao S M, Parise J B (2004) Sodalite: high-temperature structures obtained from synchrotron radiation and rietveld refinements, American Mineralogist, 89, 359-364   [view file]

Ballirano P, Maras A (2005) Crystal chemical and structural characterization of an unusual CO3-bearing sodalite-group mineral, European Journal of Mineralogy, 17, 805-812

Antao S M, Hassan I, Wang J, Lee P L, Toby B H (2008) State-of-the-art high-resolution powder x-ray diffraction (HRPXRD) illustrated with Rietveld structure refinement of quartz, sodalite, tremolite, and meionite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 46, 1501-1509   [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]

Balassone G, Bellatreccia F, Ottolini L, Mormone A, Petti C, Ghiara M R, Altomare A, Saviano M, Rizi R, D'Orazio L (2016) Sodalite-group minerals, from the Somma-Vesuvius volcano (Naples, Italy): A combined EPMA, SIMS, and FTIR crystal-chemical study, The Canadian Mineralogist, 54, 583-604