Harmotome R070016

Name: Harmotome
RRUFF ID: R070016
Ideal Chemistry: Ba2(Si12Al4)O32·12H2O
Locality: Idar-Oberstein, Germany
Source: Michael Scott S101329 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless to milky-white prismatic crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been made only by X-ray diffraction.
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RRUFF ID: R070016.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070016
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R070016.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R070016.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.865(4)Å    b: 14.1254(6)Å    c: 8.693(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 124.70(4)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 996.0(4)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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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Harmotome

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]

Haüy R J (1801) Harmotome, Traité de Minéralogie, 3, 191-197   [view file]

Rinaldi R, Pluth J J, Smith J V (1974) Zeolites of the phillipsite family. Refinement of the crystal structure of phillipsite and harmotome, Acta Crystallographica, B30, 2426-2433

Akizuki M (1985) The origin of sector twinning in harmotome, American Mineralogist, 70, 822-828   [view file]

Stuckenschmidt E, Fuess H, Pechar F (1988) Infrared absorption and reflection spectroscopy on the natural zeolite harmotome, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 15, 461-464

Stuckenschmidt E, Fuess H, Kvick A (1990) Investigation of the structure of harmotome by X-ray (293 K, 100 K) and neutron diffraction (15 K), European Journal of Mineralogy, 2, 861-874

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]

Zaitsev A N, Wall F, Le Bas M J (1998) REE-Sr-Ba minerals from the Khibina carbonatites, Kola Peninsula, Russia: their mineralogy, paragenesis and evolution, Mineralogical Magazine, 62(2), 225-250   [view file]