Hilairite R080098

Name: Hilairite
RRUFF ID: R080098
Ideal Chemistry: Na2ZrSi3O9·3H2O
Locality: St. Hilaire, Quebec, Canada
Source: William W. Pinch [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale orange rhombohedral crystals associated with calcite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R080098
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R080098.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.561(4)Å    b: 10.561(4)Å    c: 15.902(5)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 1536.0(3)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 Hilairite

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]

Chao G Y, Watkinson D H, Chen T T (1974) Hilairite, Na2ZrSi3O9·3H2O, a new mineral from Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, The Canadian Mineralogist, 12, 237-240   [view file]

Pekov I V, Chukanov N V, Konokova N N, Pushcharovsky D Y (2003) Rare metal «zeolites» of the hilairite group, New Data on Minerals. Moscow, 38, 20-33   [view file]

Zubkova N V, Kolitsch U, Pekov I V, Turchkova A G, Vigasina M F, Pushcharovsky D Y, Tillmanns E (2009) Crystal chemistry of Rb-, Sr-, Ba-, Ca- and Pb-exchanged forms of natural hilairite, European Journal of Mineralogy, 21, 495-506