Microsommite R100090

Name: Microsommite
RRUFF ID: R100090
Ideal Chemistry: [(Na,K)6(SO4)][Ca2Cl2][(Si6Al6O24)]
Locality: Monte Somma, Campania, Italy
Source: Marcus Origlieri [view label] [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Aggregate of parallel striated colorless crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Groups: [ cancrinite-sodalite (37) ] [ cancrinite (11) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R100090
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R100090.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 12.760(1)Å    b: 12.760(1)Å    c: 5.3513(8)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 754.6(2)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Microsommite

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]

Scacchi A (1872) Notizie preliminari di alcune specie mineralogiche rinvenute nel Vesuvio dopo l'incendio di aprile 1872, Rendiconto dell'Accademia delle Scienze Fisiche e Matematiche (sezione della Societa reale di Napoli), 11, 210-213   [view file]

Scacchi A (1874) Contribuzioni mineralogiche per servire alla storia dell’ incendio Vesuviano del Mese di Aprile, 1872. Part 2, Atti della Reale Accademia delle Scienze Fisiche e Matematiche di Napoli, Serie II, 6, 1-69   [view file]

Leoni L, Mellini M, Merlino S, Orlandi P (1979) Cancrinite-like minerals: new data and crystal chemical considerations, Rendiconti della Società Italiana di Mineralogia e Petrologia, 35, 713-719   [view file]

Rinaldi R, Wenk H R (1979) Stacking variations in cancrinite minerals, Acta Crystallographica, A35, 825-828

Hassan I, Grundy H D (1984) The crystal structures of sodalite-group minerals, Acta Crystallographica, B40, 6-13

Ballirano P, Maras A, Buseck P R (1996) Crystal chemistry and IR spectroscopy of Cl- and SO4-bearing cancrinite-like minerals, American Mineralogist, 81, 1003-1012   [view file]

Pekov I V, Olysych L V, Chukanov N V, Zubkova N V, Pushcharovsky D Y, Van K, Giester G, Tillmanns E (2011) Crystal chemistry of cancrinite-group minerals with an AB-type framework: A review and new data. I. Chemical and structural variations, The Canadian Mineralogist, 49, 1129-1150   [view file]