Ussingite R070562



Name: Ussingite
RRUFF ID: R070562
Ideal Chemistry: Na2AlSI3O8(OH)
Locality: Tareq Slope, Ilimaussaq, Narsaq, Kitaa Province, Greenland
Source: James Shigley [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale purple massive
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R070562.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Na2.00Al1.00Si3.00O8((OH)0.91F0.09)Σ=1; OH by difference
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R070562
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R070562.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.2551(2)Å    b: 7.6867(3)Å    c: 8.6822(3)Å
alpha: 90.799(3)°    beta: 99.719(3)°    gamma: 122.565(2)°   Volume: 399.00(2)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 Ussingite

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]

Böggild O B (1915) Ussingit, ein neues Mineral von Kangerdluarsuk, Zeitschrift für Krystallographie und Mineralogie, 54, 120-126   [view file]

Rossi G, Tazzoli V, Ungaretti L (1974) The crystal structure of ussingite, American Mineralogist, 59, 335-340   [view file]

Williams E R, Weller M T (2012) A variable-temperature neutron diffraction study of ussingite; a strong asymmetric hydrogen bond in an aluminosilicate framework, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 39, 471-478