Reedmergnerite R060096

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Name: Reedmergnerite
RRUFF ID: R060096
Ideal Chemistry: NaBSi3O8
Locality: Dara-i-Pioz, Tadjikistan
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 16841 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless fragment
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ feldspar (59) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060096.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: Na1.00B1.00Si3.00O8
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R060096
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R060096.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060096.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.8437(5)Å    b: 12.377(1)Å    c: 6.8083(5)Å
alpha: 93.284(9)°    beta: 116.365(9)°    gamma: 92.043(8)°   Volume: 589.85(7)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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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 Reedmergnerite

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]

Milton C, Axelrod J M, Grimaldi F S (1955) New minerals, reedmergnerite (Na2O·B2O3·6SiO2) and eitelite (Na2O·MgO·2CO2) associated with leucosphenite, shortite, searlesite, and crocidolite in the Green River formation, Utah, American Mineralogist, 40, 326-327   [view file]

Milton C, Chao E C T, Axelrod J M, Grimaldi F S (1960) Reedmergnerite, NaBSi3O8, the boron analogue of albite, from the Green River formation, Utah, American Mineralogist, 45, 188-199   [view file]

Fleischer M (1961) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 46, 464-468   [view file]

International Mineralogical Association (1962) International Mineralogical Association: Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 33, 260-263   [view file]

Fleet M E (1992) Tetrahedral-site occupancies in reedmergnerite and synthetic boron albite (NaBSi3O8), American Mineralogist, 77, 76-84   [view file]

Wunder B, Stefanski J, Wirth R, Gottschalk M (2013) Al-B substitution in the system albite (NaAlSi3O8)-reedmergnerite (NaBSi3O8), European Journal of Mineralogy, 25, 499-508