Buddingtonite R061115

Name: Buddingtonite
RRUFF ID: R061115
Ideal Chemistry: (NH4)(AlSi3)O8
Locality: Sharon Heights, Menlo Park, Santa Clara County, California, USA
Source: Michael Scott S104786 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Grey fine-grained massive
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ feldspar (62) ]
RRUFF ID: R061115.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R061115
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R061115.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.8042(7)Å    b: 13.048(1)Å    c: 7.1972(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 116.085(5)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 742.59(6)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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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Buddingtonite

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]

Erd R C, White D E, Fahey J J, Lee D E (1964) Buddingtonite, an ammonium feldspar with zeolitic water, American Mineralogist, 49, 831-851   [view file]

Loughnan F C, Roberts F I, Lindner A W (1983) Buddingtonite (NH4-feldspar) in the Condor Oilshale Deposit, Queensland, Australia, Mineralogical Magazine, 47, 327-334   [view file]

Voncken J H L, Van Roermund H L M, Van Der Eerden A M J, Jansen J B H, Erd R C (1993) Holotype buddingtonite: An ammonium feldspar without zeolitic H2O, American Mineralogist, 78, 204-209   [view file]

Harlov D E, Andrut M, Pöter B (2001) Characterisation of buddingtonite (NH4)[AlSi3O8] and ND4-buddingtonite (ND4)[AlSi3O8] using IR spectroscopy and Rieveld refinement of XRD spectra, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 28, 188-198

Franz G, Khomenko V, Vishnyevskyy A, Wirth R, Struck U, Nissen J, Gernert U, Rocholl A (2017) Biologically mediated crystallization of buddingtonite in the Paleoproterozoic: Organic-igneous interactions from the Volyn pegmatite, Ukraine, American Mineralogist, 102, 2119-2135