Clinoptilolite-Ca R061098

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Name: Clinoptilolite-Ca
RRUFF ID: R061098
Ideal Chemistry: Ca3(Si30Al6)O72·20H2O
Locality: Fish Creek Quarry, Clackamas River, Estacada, Clackamas County, Oregon, USA
Source: Michael Scott S102070 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Druse of colorless, clear tabular somewhat pseudohexagonal crystals in vug
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Heulandite (13) ]
Quick search: [ All Clinoptilolite-Ca samples (2) ]
RRUFF ID: R061098.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ca1.90K1.85Na0.23Mg0.11)Σ=4.09(Si29.90Al6.10)Σ=36O72·21.90H2O; H2O estimated by difference
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R061098
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R061098.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 17.628(7)Å    b: 17.764(6)Å    c: 7.400(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 116.28(1)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 2078(2)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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REFERENCES for Clinoptilolite-Ca

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Wherry E T (1923) Proceedings of societies, American Mineralogist, 8, 93-96   [view file]

Holland T H (1934) Proceedings of societies: Mineralogical Society of Great Britian and Ireland, American Mineralogist, 19, 233-234   [view file]

Mason B, Sand L B (1960) Clinoptilolite from patagonia: the relationship between clinoptilolite and heulandite, American Mineralogist, 45, 341-350   [view file]

Mumpton M A (1960) Clinoptilolite redefined, American Mineralogist, 45, 351-369   [view file]

Alberti A (1972) On the crystal structure of the zeolite heulandite, Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 18, 129-146

Alberti A (1975) The crystal structure of two clinoptilolites, Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 22, 25-37

Koyama K, Takeuchi Y (1977) Clinoptilolite: The distribution of potassium atoms and its role in thermal stability, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 145, 216-239   [view file]

Armbruster T (1993) Dehydration mechanism of clinoptilolite and heulandite: Single-crystal X-ray study of Na-poor, Ca-, K-, Mg-rich clinoptilolite at 100 K, American Mineralogist, 78, 260-264

Coombs D S, Alberti A, Armbruster T, Artioli G, Colella C, Galli E, Grice J D, Liebau F, Mandarino J A, Minato H, Nickel E H, Passaglia E, Peacor D R, Quartieri S, Rinaldi R, Ross M, Sheppard R A, Tillmanns E, Vezzalini G, (1997) Recommended nomenclature for zeolite minerals: report of the Subcommittee on Zeolites of the International Mineralogical Association, Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names, The Canadian Mineralogist, 35, 1571-1606   [view file]

Jambor J L, Grew E S, Roberts A C (1998) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 83, 1347-1352   [view file]

Snellings R A, Gualtieri A F, Elsen J (2009) The Rietveld structure refinement of an exceptionally pure sample of clinoptilolite from Equador and its Na-, K-, and Ca- exchanged forms, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie Supplement, 30, 395-400