Stellerite R060483

Name: Stellerite
RRUFF ID: R060483
Ideal Chemistry: Ca4(Si28Al8)O72·28H2O
Locality: Sokolovskoye mine, Kustani Region, Kazakhstan
Source: Michael Scott S100123 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Mixture of orange chabazite and stellarite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Stilbite (7) ]
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RRUFF ID: R060483.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ca3.93Na0.07)Σ=4(Si28.07Al7.93)O72·21H2O
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060483
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060483.1
Sample Description: Powder, mixed with chabazite
Cell Refinement Output: a: 13.772(3)Å    b: 18.192(4)Å    c: 17.787(5)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 4450(1)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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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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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Stellerite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Morozewicz J (1910) O stellerycie, nowym minerale zeolitowym. - Über Stellerit, ein neues Zeolithmineral, Bulletin International de l'Académie des Sciences de Cracovie, Année 1909, 344-359   [view file]

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

Galli E, Passaglia E (1973) Stellerite from Villanova Monteleone, Sardinia, Lithos, 6, 83-90   [view file]

Passaglia E, Pongiluppi D (1974) Sodian stellerite from Capo Pula, Sardegua, Lithos, 7, 69-73   [view file]

Galli E, Alberti A (1975) The crystal structure of stellerite, Bulletin de la Société Française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie, 98, 11-18   [view file]

Alberti A, Rinaldi R, Vezzalini G (1978) Dynamics of dehydration in stilbite-type structures; stellerite phase B, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 2, 365-375

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]

Arletti R, Mazzucato E, Vezzalini G (2006) Influence of dehydration kinetics on T-O-T bridge breaking in zeolites with framework type STI: The case of stellerite, American Mineralogist, 91, 628-634   [view file]