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Name: Scolecite
RRUFF ID: R050083
Ideal Chemistry: Ca(Si3Al2)O10·3H2O
Locality: near Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India
Source: Rock Currier
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless acicular single crystals associated with fluorapophyllite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Natrolite (13) ]
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RRUFF ID: R050083.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ca.992Na.008)[Al2Si3O10]ยท3H2O
Sample Description: Sample is oriented, mounted onto a pin and polished
Pin ID: M00476
Orientation: Laser parallel to  a*  (1 0 0).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  b   [0 1 0].

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RRUFF ID: R050083
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050083.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050083.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 6.5228(4)Å    b: 18.9698(6)Å    c: 9.8433(4)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 109.965(4)°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 1144.79(6)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 Scolecite

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]

Gehlen A F, Fuchs J N (1813) Ueber Werner's Zeolith, Hauy's Mesotype und Stilbite, Journal für Chemie und Physik, 8, 353-366   [view file]

Vezzalini G, Quartieri S, Rossi A, Alberti A (1994) Occurrence of zeolites from Northern Victoria Land (Antarctica), Terra Antartica, 1, 96-99

Goryainov S V, Belitsky I A (1995) Raman spectroscopy of water tracer diffusion of zeolite single crystals, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 22, 443-452   [link]

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]

Kuntzinger S, Ghermani N E, Dusausoy Y, Lecomte C (1998) Distribution and topology of the electron density in an aluminosilicate compound from high-resolution X-ray diffraction data: the case of scolecite, Acta Crystallographica, B54, 819-833

Comodi P, Gatta G D, Zanazzi P F (2002) High-pressure structural behaviour of scolecite, European Journal of Mineralogy, 14, 567-574