Gedrite R050339

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Name: Gedrite
RRUFF ID: R050339
Ideal Chemistry:    Mg2(Mg3Al2)(Si6Al2)O22(OH)2
Locality: Bamble, Telemark, Norway
Source: California Institute of Technology W-203
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dark gray cleavage fragment
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ amphibole (105) ]
RRUFF ID: R050339.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (   0.61Na0.39)(Mg4.55Fe2+1.40Al0.91Ti0.07Ca0.07)Σ7(Si6.56Al1.44)Σ8O22(OH)2
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050339
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050339.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050339.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 18.5639(9)Å    b: 17.8341(8)Å    c: 5.2750(3)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 1746.4(1)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Gedrite

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]

Dufrénoy A (1836) Description de la gédrite, nouvelle espèce minérale, Annales des Mines, 10, 582-584   [view file]

Seki Y, Yamasaki M (1957) Aluminian ferroanthophyllite from the Kitakami Mountainland, Northeastern Japan, American Mineralogist, 42, 506-520

Milton D J, Ito J (1961) Gedrite from Oxford County, Maine, American Mineralogist, 46, 734-740

Kamineni D C, Wong A S (1973) Gedrite from the Yellowknife-Beaulieu region, District of Mackenzie, N.W.T., The Canadian Mineralogist, 11, 1012-1015   [view file]

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

Peck W H, Valley J W (2000) Genesis of cordierite—gedrite gneisses, Central Metasedimentary Belt boundary thrust zone, Grenville Province, Ontario, Canada, The Canadian Mineralogist, 38, 511-524   [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]

Hinchey A M, Carr S D (2007) Protolith composition of cordierite—gedrite basement rocks and garnet amphibolite of the Bearpaw Lake area of the Thor—Odin dome, Monashee Complex, British Columbia, Canada, The Canadian Mineralogist, 45, 607-629   [view file]

Nestola F, Pasqual D, Welch M D, Oberti R (2012) The effects of composition upon the high-pressure behaviour of amphiboles: compression of gedrite to 7 GPa and a comparison with anthophyllite and proto-amphibole, Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 987-995   [view file]