Willhendersonite R060508

Name: Willhendersonite
RRUFF ID: R060508
Ideal Chemistry: KCa(Si3Al3)O12·5H2O
Locality: San Venzano Quarry, Terni, Umbria, central Italy
Source: Michael Scott S100293 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless tabular crystals forming a spherical aggregate
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Chabazite (8) ]
RRUFF ID: R060508.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (K0.98Na0.02)Σ=1Ca1.00(Si3.06Al2.93Fe3+0.01)Σ=6O12·5.43H2 O ; H2O estimated by difference; Fe3+ by charge balance
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060508
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060508.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.23(3)Å    b: 9.24(3)Å    c: 9.54(3)Å
alpha: 92.49(7)°    beta: 92.27(7)°    gamma: 90.08(7)°   Volume: 812(6)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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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 Willhendersonite

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]

Tillmanns E, Fischer R (1981) Crystal structure of a new zeolite mineral, Acta Crystallographica, A37, C186-C186

Peacor D R, Dunn P J, Simmons W B, Tillmanns E, Fischer R X (1984) Willhendersonite, a new zeolite isostructural with chabazite, American Mineralogist, 69, 186-189   [view file]

Tillmanns E, Fischer R X, Baur W H (1984) Chabazite-type framework in the new zeolite willhendersonite, KCaAl3Si3O12·5H2O, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1984, 547-558

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]

Fischer R X, Kahlenberg V, Lengauer C L, Tillmanns E (2008) Thermal behavior and structural transformation in the chabazite-type zeolite willhendersonite, KCaAl3Si3O12·5H2O, American Mineralogist, 93, 1317-1325   [view file]