Laumontite R040020

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Name: Laumontite
RRUFF ID: R040020
Ideal Chemistry: CaAl2Si4O12·4H2O
Locality: Pine Creek Tungsten mine, Bishop, Inyo County, California, USA
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 10031 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale gray long prism coated with smaller crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Not in a structural group (133) ]
Quick search: [ All Laumontite samples (2) ]
RRUFF ID: R040020.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ca0.99K0.01)Σ=1(Si4.01Al1.99)O12·4H2O; H2O estimated by difference
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Sample is oriented, mounted onto a pin and polished
Pin ID: L00252
Orientation: Laser parallel to  a   [1 0 0].     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  b*  (0 1 0).

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RRUFF ID: R040020
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R040020.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R040020.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 14.7456(7)Å    b: 13.0661(5)Å    c: 7.5598(4)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 112.037(4)°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 1350.12(8)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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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 Laumontite

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]

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Haüy R J (1809) Laumonite, in Tableau Comparatif des Résultats de Cristallographie et de l'Analyse Chimique Relativement á la Classification des Minéraux Courcier Paris, France 195-196   [view file]

von Leonhard K C (1821) Laumontit, in Handbuch der Oryktognosie Mohr and Winter Heidelberg, Germany 448-449   [view file]

Coombs D S (1952) Cell size, optical properties and chemical composition of laumontite and leonhardite, American Mineralogist, 37, 812-830   [view file]

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Tomita K, Koiso M, Yamamoto M, Öba N (1979) Laumontite in an andesite from Kinzan, Satsuma-Cho, Kagoshima Prefecture, Journal of the Japanese Association of Mineralogists, Petrologists and Economic Geologists, 74, 443-449   [view file]

Bartl H (1990) Strukturverfeinerung van Leonhardit, Ca[Al2Si4O12]·3H2O, mittels N eutronenbeugung, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1990, 298-310

Inoue A, Utada M (1991) Pumpellyite and related minerals from hydrothermally altered rocks at the Kamikita area, northern Honshu Japan, The Canadian Mineralogist, 29, 255-270   [view file]

Armbruster T, Kohler T (1992) Re- and dehydration of laumontite: a single crystal X-ray study at 100 K, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1992, 385-397

Jambor J L, Puziewicz J (1993) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 78, 450-455   [view file]

Ståhl K, Artioli G (1993) A neutron powder diffraction study of fully deuterated laumontite, European Journal of Mineralogy, 5, 851-856

Kiseleva I, Navrotsky A, Belitsky I A, Fursenko B A (1996) Thermochemistry of natural potassium sodium calcium leonhardite and its cation-exchanged forms, American Mineralogist, 81, 668-675   [view file]

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]

Fridriksson T, Bish D L, Bird D K (2003) Hydrogen-bonded water in laumontite I: X-ray powder diffraction study of water site occupancy and structural changes in laumontite during room-temperature isothermal hydration/dehydration, American Mineralogist, 88, 277-287   [view file]

Zagorsky V Y, Peretyazhko I S, Dmitrieva A S (2016) Axinite-(Mn) from miarolitic granitic pegmatites of the Malkhan gem-tourmaline deposit (Transbaikalia, Russia): composition, paragenesis and conditions of formation, European Journal of Mineralogy, 28, 811-824