Hardystonite R040026

Name: Hardystonite
RRUFF ID: R040026
Ideal Chemistry: Ca2ZnSi2O7
Locality: Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 9385 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: White massive
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Melilite (6) ]
RRUFF ID: R040026.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ca1.98Mn0.02)Σ=2(Zn0.99Al0.01)Σ=1(Si1.99Al0.01)Σ=2O7
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Sample is oriented, mounted onto a pin and polished
Pin ID: S00031
Orientation: Laser parallel to  c*  (0 0 1).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  a   [1 0 0].

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RRUFF ID: R040026
Sample Description: Unoriented sample; 780 spectrum overwhelmed by fluorescence
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R040026.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.8277(3)Å    b: 7.8277(3)Å    c: 5.0180(3)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 307.47(3)Å3    Crystal System: tetragonal
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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 Hardystonite

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]

Wolff J E (1899) On hardystonite, a new calcium-zinc silicate from Franklin Furnace, New Jersey, Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 34, 479-481   [view file]

Wolff J E (1900) Ueber hardystonit, ein neues kalk-zinksilicat von Franklin Furnace, New Jersey, Zeitschrift für Krystallographie und Mineralogie, 32, 1-3   [view file]

Louisnathan S J (1969) Refinement of the crystal structure of hardystonite Ca2ZnSi2O7, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 130, 427-437   [view file]

Sharma S K, Yoder H S, Matson D W (1988) Raman study of some melilites in crystalline and glassy states, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 52, 1961-1967

Shannon R D, Iishi K, Allik T H, Rossman G R, Liebertz J (1992) Dielectric constants of BaO and melilites and the oxide additivity rule, European Journal of Mineralogy, 4, 1241-1249

Mendenbach O, Shannon R D (1997) Refractive indices and optical dispersion of 103 synthetic and mineral oxides and silicates measured by a small-prism technique, Journal of the Optical Society of America B, 14, 3299-3318

Shannon R D, Shannon R C, Medenbach O, Fischer R X (2002) Refractive index and dispersion of fluorides and oxides, Journal of Physical and Chemical Reference Data, 31, 931-970   [view file]