Wadeite R130537

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Name: Wadeite
RRUFF ID: R130537
Ideal Chemistry: K2ZrSi3O9
Locality: Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan mine, Penobsquis, Kings County, New Brunswick, Canada
Source: Donald M Doell and Brian Roulston
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless grains, associated with anhydrite and boracite, embedded in halite. Halite is dissolved in water.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R130537
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R130537.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 6.9255(3)Å    b: 6.9255(3)Å    c: 10.1885(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 423.20(5)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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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 Wadeite

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]

Prider R T (1939) Some minerals from the leucite-rich rocks of the West Kimberley area, Western Australia, Mineralogical Magazine, 25, 373-387   [view file]

Marble J P, Foshag W F (1940) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 25, 253-254   [view file]

Henshaw D E (1955) The structure of wadeite, Mineralogical Magazine, 30, 585-595   [view file]

Mackenzie R C (1955) Mineralogical Society (London), American Mineralogist, 40, 773-780   [view file]

McKeown D A, Nobles A C, Bell M I (1996) Vibrational analysis of wadeite K2ZrSi3O9 and comparisons with benitoite BaTiSi3O9, Physical Review B, 54, 291-304

Sakai K, Nakagawa T, Okuno M, Kihara K (2000) A mineral wadeite in glass, occurrence and crystal structure, Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 95, 24-31   [view file]

McDonald A M, Chao G Y (2005) Bobtraillite, (Na,Ca)13Sr11(Zr,Y,Nb)14Si42B6O132(OH)12·12H2O, a new mineral species from Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebec: description, structure determination and relationship to benitoite and wadeite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 43, 747-758   [view file]

Xu H, Navrotsky A, Balmer M L, Su Y (2005) Crystal-chemical and energetic systematics of wadeite-type phases A2BSi3O9 (A = K, Cs; B = Si, Ti, Zr), Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 32, 426-435