Magadiite R060994

Name: Magadiite
RRUFF ID: R060994
Ideal Chemistry: Na2Si14O29·11H2O
Locality: Trinity Lake, Trinity County, California, USA
Source: Bob Jenkins [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: White compacted fine-grained silt
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
RRUFF ID: R060994.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060994
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 50% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060994.1
Sample Description: Powder
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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 Magadiite

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]

Eugster H P (1967) Hydrous sodium silicates from Lake Magadi, Kenya: Precursors of bedded chert, Science, 157, 1177-1180

Fleischer M (1968) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 53, 507-511   [view file]

McAtee J L, House R, Eugster H P (1968) Magadiite from Trinity County, California, American Mineralogist, 53, 2061-2069   [view file]

Lagaly G, Beneke K, Weiss A (1975) Magadiite and H-magadiite: I. sodium magadiite and some of its derivatives, American Mineralogist, 60, 642-649   [view file]

Garcés J M, Rocke S C, Crowder C E, Hasha D L (1988) Hypothetical structures of magadiite and sodium octosilicate and structural relationships between the layered alkali metal silicates and the mordenite- and pentasil-group zeolites, Clays and Clay Minerals, 36, 409-418

Beneke K, Thiesen P, Lagaly G (1990) Synthesis and properties of the sodium lithium silicate silinaite, Inorganic Chemistry, 34, 900-907   [view file]

Zubkova N V, Pekov I V, Pushcharovsky D Y (2014) A review of crystal chemistry of natural silicates of alkaline elements in the light of new structural data, Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 253-265   [view file]