Stilbite-Ca R050012

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Name: Stilbite-Ca
RRUFF ID: R050012
Ideal Chemistry: NaCa4(Si27Al9)O72·28H2O
Locality: Harborville, Nova Scotia, Canada
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 11419 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Globular aggregate of thin tabular white single crystals
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: R050012.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Na1.50K0.03)Σ=1.53Ca4.15(Si26.17Al9.83)O72·27.91H2O; H2O estimated by difference
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Sample is oriented, mounted onto a pin and polished
Pin ID: M00353
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: R050012
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050012.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050012.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 13.6241(3)Å    b: 18.2618(4)Å    c: 17.7852(3)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.07(3)°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 4424.9(1)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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REFERENCES for Stilbite-Ca

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) Stilbite, Traité de Minéralogie, 3, 161-166   [view file]

Brooke H J (1822) On the comptonite of Vesuvius, the brewsterite of Scotland, the stilbite and the heulandite, Edinburgh Philosophy Journal, 6, 112-115   [view file]

Ames L L (1966) Exchange of alkali metal cation on a natural stilbite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 8, 582-592   [view file]

Galli E (1971) Refinement of the crystal structure of stilbite, Acta Crystallographica, B27, 833-841

Passaglia E, Galli E, Leoni L, Rossi G (1978) The crystal chemistry of stilbites and stellerites, Bulletin de Minéralogie, 101, 368-375

Akizuki M, Kudoh Y, Satoh Y (1993) Crystal structure of the orthorhombic {001} growth sector of stilbite, European Journal of Mineralogy, 5, 839-843

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]

Jambor J L, Grew E S, Roberts A C (1998) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 83, 1347-1352   [view file]