Lawsonite R050042

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Name: Lawsonite
RRUFF ID: R050042
Ideal Chemistry: CaAl2(Si2O7)(OH)2·H2O
Locality: California, USA
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 8433 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: White to colorless fragments
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Lawsonite (4) ]
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RRUFF ID: R050042.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ca0.98Fe2+0.02)Al2.00Si2.00O7(OH)2┬ĚH2O
Sample Description: Sample is oriented, mounted onto a pin and polished
Pin ID: L00291
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: R050042
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050042.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050042.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.8477(1)Å    b: 8.7946(1)Å    c: 13.1324(2)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 675.38(1)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Lawsonite

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]

Ransome F L (1895) On lawsonite a new rock-forming mineral from the Tiburon Peninsula, Marin County, California, Bulletin Of The Department Of Geology University Of California, 1, University of California Berkeley California 301-313   [view file]

Davis G A, Pabst A (1960) Lawsonite and pumpellyite in glaucophane schist, North Berkeley Hills, California with notes the on x-ray crystallography of lawsonite, American Journal of Science, 258, 689-704   [view file]

Rumanova I M, Belov N V (1960) False symmetry of lawsonite, Soviet Physics - Crystallography, 5, 199-201   [view file]

Baur W H (1978) Crystal structure refinement of lawsonite, American Mineralogist, 63, 311-315   [view file]

Le Cléac'h A, Gillet P (1990) IR and Raman spectroscopic study of natural lawsonite, European Journal of Mineralogy, 2, 43-53   [view file]

Armbruster T, Oberhansli R, Bermanec V (1992) Crystal structure of SrMn2(Si2O7)(OH)2·H2O, a new mineral of the lawsonite type, European Journal of Mineralogy, 4, 17-22

Libowitzky E, Armbruster T (1995) Low-temperature phase transitions and the role of hydrogen bonds in lawsonite, American Mineralogist, 80, 1277-1285   [view file]

Comodi P, Zanazzi P F (1996) Effects of temperature and pressure on the structure of lawsonite, American Mineralogist, 81, 833-841   [view file]

Libowitzky E, Rossman G R (1996) FTIR spectroscopy of lawsonite between 82 and 325 K, American Mineralogist, 81, 1080-1091   [view file]

Daniel I, Fiquet G, Gillet P, Schmidt M W, Hanfland M (2000) High-pressure behavior of lawsonite: a phase transition at 8.6 GPa, European Journal of Mineralogy, 21, 721-733

Pawley A R, Allan D R (2001) A high-pressure structural study of lawsonite using angle-dispersive powder-diffraction methods with synchrotron radiation, Mineralogical Magazine, 65, 41-58   [view file]

Sondergeld P, Schranz W, Tröster A, Armbruster T, Giester G, Kityk A, Carpenter M A (2005) Ordering and elasticity associated with low-temperature phase transitions in lawsonite, American Mineralogist, 90, 448-456   [view file]

Kolesov B A, Lager G A, Schultz A J (2008) Behaviour of H2O and OH in lawsonite: a single-crystal neutron diffraction and Raman spectroscopic investigation, European Journal of Mineralogy, 20, 63-72

Liebscher A, Dörsam G, Franz G, Wunder B, Gottschalk M (2010) Crystal chemistry of synthetic lawsonite solid-solution series CaAl2[(OH)2/Si2O7]·H2O-SrAl2[(OH)2/Si2O7]·H2O and the Cmcm-P21/m phase transition, American Mineralogist, 95, 724-735   [view file]

Dörsam G, Liebscher A, Wunder B, Franz G, Gottschalk M (2011) Synthesis of Pb-zoisite and Pb-lawsonite, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen, 188, 99-110

Ende M, Wunder B, Koch-Müller M, Peppinger T, Buth G, Giester G, Lengauer C L, Libowitzky E (2016) T-induced displacive phase transition of end-member Pb-lawsonite, Mineralogical Magazine, 80, 249-267