Gyrolite R060163

Name: Gyrolite
RRUFF ID: R060163
Ideal Chemistry: NaCa16(Si23Al)O60(OH)8·14H2O
Locality: Bombay, India
Source: Marcus Origlieri
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Spherical aggregate of thin pseudohexagonal blades
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Gyrolite (5) ]
RRUFF ID: R060163.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ca15.500.50)Σ=16(Si23.00Al1.00)O60(OH)6·14H2O
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060163
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060163.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.8343(8)Å    b: 9.814(3)Å    c: 22.487(2)Å
alpha: 96.35(2)°    beta: 92.24(3)°    gamma: 120.35(2)°   Volume: 1850.0(3)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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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 Gyrolite

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]

Anderson T (1851) Description and analysis of gurolite, a new mineral species, The London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science, 1, 111-113   [view file]

Mackay A L, Taylor H F (1953) Gyrolite, Mineralogical Magazine, 30, 80-92   [view file]

Fleischer M (1959) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 44, 464-470   [view file]

Bailey S W (1977) Report of the I.M.A-I.U.Cr. Joint Committee on Nomenclature, American Mineralogist, 62, 411-415   [view file]

Merlino S (1988) Gyrolite: its crystal structure and crystal chemistry, Mineralogical Magazine, 52, 377-387   [view file]

Meller N, Kyritsis K, Hall C (2009) The mineralogy of the CaO-Al2O3-SiO2-H2O (CASH) hydroceramic system from 200 to 350°C, Cement and Concrete Research, 39, 45-53