Montmorillonite R110052

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Name: Montmorillonite
RRUFF ID: R110052
Ideal Chemistry: (Na,Ca)0.3(Al,Mg)2Si4O10(OH)2·nH2O
Locality: Santa Rita, New Mexico, USA
Source: Ward's Natural Science Establishment, Inc. No. 11 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Unconsolidated grains
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by X-ray diffraction
Mineral Groups: [ Clay (87) ] [ Smectite-vermiculite (8) ]
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RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample; 532 nm spectrum is overwhelmed by fluorescence.
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RRUFF ID: R110052
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample; 532 nm spectrum is overwhelmed by fluorescence.
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 40% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R110052.1
Sample Description: Powder
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Montmorillonite

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]

Mauduyt L (1847) Un mot sur un morceau de quartz d'une variété particulière, ainsi que sur une substance minérale trouvée dans le département de la Vienne, Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France, 4, 168-170   [view file]

Fleischer M (1957) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 42, 919-921   [view file]

Tazaki K (1987) Transformations of Al-interlayered montmorillonite upon aging, The Canadian Mineralogist, 25, 347-352   [view file]

de Pablo L, Chavez M L, Monsalvo R (2007) The state of hydration of Ca-exchanged montmorillonite at a depth of 2-2.7 kilometers, The Canadian Mineralogist, 45, 281-292   [view file]

Gournis D, Lappas A, Karakassides M A, Többens D, Moukarika A (2008) A neutron diffraction study of alkali cation migration in montmorillonites, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 35, 49-58

Martos-Villa R, Guggenheim S, Sainz-Díaz C I (2013) Interlayer water molecules in organocation-exchanged vermiculite and montmorillonite: A case study of tetramethylammonium, American Mineralogist, 98, 1535-1542