Paragonite R050447

Name: Paragonite
RRUFF ID: R050447
Ideal Chemistry: NaAl2(Si3Al)O10(OH)2
Locality: Switzerland
Source: Marcus Origlieri
Owner: RRUFF
Description: White massive
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Groups: [ mica (50) ] [ Clay (86) ]
RRUFF ID: R050447.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Na0.81K0.17Ca0.02)Al2.00(Si2.98Al0.02)O10(OH)2
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050447.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050447.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.119(2)Å    b: 8.881(5)Å    c: 19.326(5)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 94.57(2)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 875.8(3)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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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 Paragonite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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