Ettringite R070208

Name: Ettringite
RRUFF ID: R070208
Ideal Chemistry: Ca6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12·27H2O
Locality: Hatrurim Formation, Negev Desert, West of Dead Sea, southern Israel
Source: Michael Scott S100454 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Canary yellow to colorless prismatic and tabular hexagonal crystals associated with colorless afwillite, R070296.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Ettringite (6) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070208
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070208.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 11.245(2)Å    b: 11.245(2)Å    c: 21.468(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 2351.2(8)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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REFERENCES for Ettringite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Taylor H F W (1973) Crystal structures of some double hydroxide minerals, Mineralogical Magazine, 39, 377-389   [view file]

Peacor D R, Dunn P J, Duggan M (1983) Sturmanite, a ferric iron, boron analogue of ettringite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 21, 705-709   [view file]

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Gatta G D, Hålenius U, Bosi F, Cañadillas-Delgado L, Fernandez-Diaz M T (2019) Minerals in cement chemistry: A single-crystal neutron diffraction study of ettringite, Ca6Al2(SO4)3(OH)12ยท27H2O, American Mineralogist, 104, 73-78   [view file]

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