Mordenite R061118

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Name: Mordenite
RRUFF ID: R061118
Ideal Chemistry: (Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96·28H2O
Locality: Chipman's Brook, Nova Scotia, Canada
Source: Michael Scott S103493 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Water worn white pebbles
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R061118.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Na5.47Ca0.29K2.01)Σ=7.77(Al8.06Si39.94)O96·28H2O; H2O estimated by difference
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R061118
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R061118.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 18.0828(9)Å    b: 20.490(1)Å    c: 7.5215(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 2786.8(2)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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REFERENCES for Mordenite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Spencer L J (1938) Proceedings of societies, American Mineralogist, 23, 538-541   [view file]

Barrer R M (1944) Sorption by gmelinite and mordenite, Transactions of the Faraday Society, 44, 555-564

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International Mineralogical Association (1962) International Mineralogical Association: Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 33, 260-263   [view file]

Reay A, Coombs D S (1971) Ashtonite, a strontian mordenite, Mineralogical Magazine, 38, 383-385   [view file]

Passaglia E (1975) The crystal chemistry of mordenites, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 50, 65-77

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Passaglia E, Artioli G, Gualtieri A, Carnevali R (1995) Diagenetic mordenite from Ponza, Italy, European Journal of Mineralogy, 7, 429-438

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]

Martucci A, Sacerdoti M, Cruciani G, Dalconi C (2003) In situ time resolved synchrotron powder diffraction study of mordenite, European Journal of Mineralogy, 15, 485-493

Kawame N, Ikuta D, Kanazawa H, Ito K, Gunter M E, Boisen M B, Tamada O (2007) Superstructure of Challis mordenite with doubled monoclinic unit cell, American Mineralogist, 92, 892-897   [view file]