Glaucophane R050333

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Name: Glaucophane
RRUFF ID: R050333
Ideal Chemistry:    Na2(Mg3Al2)Si8O22(OH)2
Locality: Cazadero, Sonoma County, California, USA
Source: California Institute of Technology W-204
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Blackish-blue fibrous aggregate
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ amphibole (105) ]
Quick search: [ All Glaucophane samples (3) ]
RRUFF ID: R050333.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry:    (Na1.96Ca0.02   0.02)Σ=2(Mg1.89Fe2+1.08Mn0.03)Σ=3(Al1.52Fe3+0.48)Σ=2Si8.00O22(OH)2
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050333
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050333.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050333.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.560(1)Å    b: 17.762(3)Å    c: 5.3045(6)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 103.599(7)°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 875.5(1)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Glaucophane

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Papike J J, Clark J R, (1968) The crystal structure and cation distribution of glaucophane, American Mineralogist, 53, 1156-1173

Leake B E (1978) Nomenclature of amphiboles, American Mineralogist, 63, 1023-1052   [view file]

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Huang E P (2002) Raman spectroscopic study of amphiboles, Doctoral Dissertation, 1, 1-138   [view file]

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Thompson E C, Campbell A J, Liu Z (2016) In-situ infrared spectroscopic studies of hydroxyl in amphiboles at high pressure, American Mineralogist, 101, 706-712

Howe H, Pawley A R, Welch M D (2018) Sodium amphibole in the post-glaucophane high-pressure domain: The role of eckermannite, American Mineralogist, 103, 989-992

Vigliaturo R, Elkassas S M, Ventura G, Redhammer G, Ruiz-Zepeda F, O’Shea M J, Drasic G, Gieré R (2021) Multi-scale characterization of glaucophane from Chiavolino (Biella, Italy): implications for international regulations on elongate mineral particles, European Journal of Mineralogy, 33, 77-112