Ternesite R140779

Name: Ternesite
RRUFF ID: R140779
Ideal Chemistry: Ca5(SiO4)2(SO4)
Locality: Caspar quarry, Bellerberg volcano, Ettringen, Mayen, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Source: Ch. and H. Schäfer [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Green massive, associated with black-brown jasmundite, small black grains of srebodolskite, hydroxylellestadite, ettringite and portlandite.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R140779
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R140779.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 6.846(1)Å    b: 15.365(2)Å    c: 10.157(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1068.5(2)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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REFERENCES for Ternesite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Irran E, Tillmanns E, Hentschel G (1997) Ternesite, Ca5(SiO4)2SO4, a new mineral from the Ettringer Bellerberg/Eifel, Germany, Mineralogy and Petrology, 60, 121-132

Jambor J L, Puziewicz J, Roberts A C (1998) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 83, 652-656   [view file]

Galuskin E V, Galuskina I O, Gfeller F, Krüger B, Kusz J, Vapnik Y, Dulski M, Dzierżanowski P (2016) Silicocarnotite, Ca5[(SiO4)(PO4)](PO4), a new „old" mineral from the Negev Desert, Israel, and the ternesite-silicocarnotite solid solution: indicators of high-temperature alteration of pyrometamorphic rocks of the Hatrurim Complex, Southern Levant, European Journal of Mineralogy, 28, 105-123   [view file]