Meionite R040169

Name: Meionite
RRUFF ID: R040169
Ideal Chemistry: Ca4Al6Si6O24(CO3)
Locality: Black Hills, South Dakota, USA
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 12235 [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: [ Scapolite (11) ]
RRUFF ID: R040169.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ca0.73Na0.24K0.03)4(Si0.58Al0.41)12O24((CO3)0.90Cl0.10)
Sample Description: Sample is oriented, mounted onto a pin and polished
Pin ID: L00216
Orientation: Laser parallel to  a*  (1 0 0).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  c   [0 0 1].

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Raman Mode Analysis
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RRUFF ID: R040169
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R040169.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R040169.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 12.1592(3)Å    b: 12.1592(3)Å    c: 7.5653(3)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 1118.51(5)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 Meionite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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