Burkeite R060112

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Name: Burkeite
RRUFF ID: R060112
Ideal Chemistry: Na4(SO4)(CO3)
Locality: Searles Lake, near Trona, San Bernardino County, California, USA
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 3517 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Tan colored nodule covered with white thenardite powder
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
RRUFF ID: R060112.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Na4.00S1.00O4CO3 ; C not measured but estimated by difference.
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060112
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060112.1
Sample Description: Powder, mixed with thenardite
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.159(1)Å    b: 9.214(2)Å    c: 7.050(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 335.2(0)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 Burkeite

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]

Teeple J E (1921) The American potash industry and its problems, The Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 13, 249-252   [view file]

Teeple J E (1929) Solubility and double salts, in The Industrial Development of Searles Lake Brines with Equilibrium Data The Chemical Catalog Company, Inc. New York 32-32   [view file]

Foshag W F (1935) Burkeite, a new mineral species from Searles Lake, California, American Mineralogist, 20, 50-56   [view file]

Giuseppetti G, Mazzi F, Tadini C (1988) The crystal structure of synthetic burkeite Na4SO4(CO3)t(SO4)1-t, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1988, 203-221

Lane M D (2007) Mid-infrared emission spectroscopy of sulfate and sulfate-bearing minerals, American Mineralogist, 92, 1-18   [view file]