Lemoynite R080106

Name: Lemoynite
RRUFF ID: R080106
Ideal Chemistry: Na2CaZr2Si10O26·5-6H2O
Locality: Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
Source: William W. Pinch [view label] [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Aggregates of cream-white, sub-parallel prismatic crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Lemoynite (2) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R080106
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R080106.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.365(2)Å    b: 15.918(5)Å    c: 18.588(5)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 104.640(9)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 2967(2)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 Lemoynite

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]

Perrault G, Semenov E I, Bikova A V, Capitonova T A (1969) La lemoynite, un nouveau silicate hydraté de zirconium et de sodium de St. Hilaire, Québec, The Canadian Mineralogist, 9, 585-596   [view file]

Fleischer M (1972) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 57, 1909-1914   [view file]

Blinov V A, Voronkov A A, Ilyukhin V V, Belov N V (1975) Crystal structure of lemoynite with a new type of mixed framework, Soviet Physics - Doklady, 19, 397-398

Le Page Y, Perrault G (1976) Structure cristalline de la lemoynite, (Na,K)2CaZr2Si10O26, 5-6H2O, The Canadian Mineralogist, 14, 132-138   [view file]