Heulandite-Na R070281

Name: Heulandite-Na
RRUFF ID: R070281
Ideal Chemistry: (Na,Ca,K)6(Si,Al)36O72·22H2O
Locality: Warm Spring Creek, Challis, Custer County, Idaho, USA
Source: Michael Scott S102084 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Orange tabular crystals lining a vug
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Heulandite (13) ]
RRUFF ID: R070281.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070281
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070281.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 17.282(4)Å    b: 17.909(5)Å    c: 7.415(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 113.681(7)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 2101(1)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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REFERENCES for Heulandite-Na

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Ross C S, Shannon E V (1924) Mordenite and associated minerals from near Challis, Custer County, Idaho, Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 64, 1-19

Alberti A (1972) On the crystal structure of the zeolite heulandite, Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 18, 129-146

Boles J R (1972) Composition, optical properties, cell dimensions and thermal stability of some heulandite group zeolites, American Mineralogist, 57, 1463-1493

Yang P, Armbruster T (1996) Na, K, Rb and Cs exchange in heulandite single-crystals: X-ray structure refinements at 100 K, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 123, 140-149

Coombs D S, Alberti A, Armbruster T, Artioli G, Colella C, Galli E, Grice J D, Liebau F, Mandarino J A, Minato H, Nickel E H, Passaglia E, Peacor D R, Quartieri S, Rinaldi R, Ross M, Sheppard R A, Tillmanns E, Vezzalini G, (1997) Recommended nomenclature for zeolite minerals: report of the Subcommittee on Zeolites of the International Mineralogical Association, Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names, The Canadian Mineralogist, 35, 1571-1606   [view file]

Yang P, Stolz J, Armbruster T, Gunter M E (1997) Na, K, Rb, and Cs exchange in heulandite single crystals: diffusion kinetics, American Mineralogist, 82, 517-525   [view file]

Jambor J L, Grew E S, Roberts A C (1998) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 83, 1347-1352   [view file]