Eakerite R060319

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Name: Eakerite
RRUFF ID: R060319
Ideal Chemistry: Ca2Sn4+Al2Si6O18(OH)2·2H2O
Locality: Foote Mineral Company mine, Kings Mountain, North Carolina, USA
Source: Michael Scott S100186 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Transparent colorless bladed single crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
RRUFF ID: R060319.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Ca2.00Sn4+1.00Al2.00Si6O18(OH)2ยท2H2O
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R060319
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 50% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060319.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 15.825(3)Å    b: 7.698(1)Å    c: 7.445(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 101.292(5)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 889.4(5)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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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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REFERENCES for Eakerite

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]

Leavens P B, White J S, Hey M H (1970) Eakerite, a new tin silicate, The Mineralogical Record, 1, 92-96   [view file]

Fleischer M (1971) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 56, 631-640   [view file]

Kossiakoff A A, Leavens P B (1976) The crystal structure of eakerite, a calcium-tin silicate, American Mineralogist, 61, 956-962   [view file]

Uchida H, Downs R T, Thompson R M (2007) Reinvestigation of eakerite, Ca2SnAl2Si6O18(OH)2·2H2O: H-atom positions by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and correlation with Raman spectroscopic data, Acta Crystallographica, E63, i47-i49   [view file]