Epididymite R060773

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Name: Epididymite
RRUFF ID: R060773
Ideal Chemistry: Na2Be2Si6O15·H2O
Locality: unknown
Source: Michael Scott S101300 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless platy crystals forming a pseudohexagonal aggregate
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Not in a structural group (133) ]
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RRUFF ID: R060773.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Sample is oriented and mounted onto a pin.
Pin ID: M00206
Orientation: Laser parallel to  a*  (1 0 0).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  b   [0 1 0].

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RRUFF ID: R060773
Sample Description: Unoriented sample.
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060773.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 12.729(1)Å    b: 13.617(2)Å    c: 7.3432(6)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1272.8(3)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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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 Epididymite

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]

Flink G (1893) Om några mineral från Grönland, Geologiska Föreningens i Stockholm Förhandlingar, 15, 195-208   [view file]

Flink G (1894) Beschreibung eines neuen mineralfundes aus Grönland, 2. Epididymit, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 23, 353-358   [view file]

Mandarino J A, Harris D C (1968) Shorter communication: Epididymite from Mont. St. Hilaire, Quebec, The Canadian Mineralogist, 9, 706-709   [view file]

Robinson P D, Fang J H (1970) The crystal structure of epididymite, American Mineralogist, 55, 1541-1549   [view file]

Fang J H, Robinson P D, Ohya Y (1972) Redetermination of the crystal structure of eudidymite and its dimorphic relationship to epididymite, American Mineralogist, 57, 1345-1354   [view file]

Gatta G D, Rotiroti N, McIntyre G J, Guastoni A, Nestola F (2008) New insights into the crystal chemistry of epididymite and eudidymite from Malosa, Malawi: A single-crystal neutron diffraction study, American Mineralogist, 93, 1158-1165   [view file]

Merlino S, Bonaccorsi E (2008) Double wollastonite chains: topological/conformational varieties, polytypic forms, isotypic compounds, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 223, 85-97