Weloganite R050217



Name: Weloganite
RRUFF ID: R050217
Ideal Chemistry: Na2Sr3Zr(CO3)6·3H2O
Locality: Francon Quarry, Montréal, Québec, Canada
Source: Marcus Origlieri
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Tan colored tapered hexagonal single crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R050217.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Na2.00(Sr2.93Ca0.07)Σ=3(Zr0.90Hf0.10)Σ=1(CO3)6·3H2O
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Sample is oriented, mounted onto a pin and polished
Pin ID: L00360
Orientation: Laser parallel to  c*  (0 0 1).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  [1 1 0].
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BROAD SCAN WITH SPECTRAL ARTIFACTS
RRUFF ID: R050217
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050217.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R050217.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.969(3)Å    b: 8.9714(9)Å    c: 6.717(3)Å
alpha: 102.872(6)°    beta: 116.51(6)°    gamma: 59.95(3)°   Volume: 418.6(0)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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Calculated diffraction file.

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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 Weloganite

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]

Sabina A P, Jambor J L, Plant A G (1968) Weloganite, a new strontium zirconium carbonate from Montreal Island, Canada, The Canadian Mineralogist, 9, 468-477   [view file]

Fleischer M (1969) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 54, 573-580   [view file]

Chen T T, Chao G Y (1975) X-ray crystallography of weloganite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 13, 22-26   [view file]

Grice J D, Perrault G (1975) The crystal structure of triclinic weloganite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 13, 209-216   [view file]