Hillebrandite R110067

Name: Hillebrandite
RRUFF ID: R110067
Ideal Chemistry: Ca2SiO3(OH)2
Locality: Terneras mine, Velardeña, Velardeña District, Municipio de Cuencamé, Durango, Mexico
Source: Renato & Adriana Pagano [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: White, fine-grained massive. Cell parameters are given that match Dai and Post (1995) but the diffraction results indicate lower symmetry.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R110067
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R110067.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 3.643(2)Å    b: 16.314(8)Å    c: 11.823(8)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 702.6(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 Hillebrandite

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]

Wright F E (1908) On three contact minerals from Valardeña, Durango, Mexico. (Gehlenite, spurrite and hillebrandite), American Journal of Science, 176, 545-554   [view file]

Wright F E (1908) Three contact minerals, American Journal of Science, 156, 545-554   [view file]

Vigfusson V A (1931) The hydrated calcium silicates, American Journal of Science, 21, 67-78   [view file]

Claringbull G F (1953) Mineralogical Society (London), American Mineralogist, 38, 734-737   [view file]

Dai Y, Post J E (1995) Crystal structure of hillebrandite: A natural analogue of calcium silicate hydrate (CSH) phases in Portland cement, American Mineralogist, 80, 841-844   [view file]

Xu H, Buseck P R (1996) TEM investigation of the domain structure and superstructure in hillebrandite, Ca2SiO3(OH)2, American Mineralogist, 81, 1371-1374   [view file]

Zadov A E, Pertsev N N, Belakovsky D I, Chukanov N V, Kuznetsova O Y (2004) Foshagite and hillebrandite from skarn xenoliths of Ioko-Dovyrensky massif, Zapiski Vserossijskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 133, issue 1 73-83   [view file]