Mordenite R070524

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Name: Mordenite
RRUFF ID: R070524
Ideal Chemistry: (Na2,Ca,K2)4(Al8Si40)O96·28H2O
Locality: Calapooya River, near Dollar, Linn County, Oregon, USA
Source: James Shigley [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Aggregates of fine white fibers
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R070524.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Na3.08Ca2.37K0.15)Σ=5.60(Al7.97Si40.03)O96·22H2O; 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: R070524
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R070524.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 18.05(1)Å    b: 20.40(1)Å    c: 7.502(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 2762(4)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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REFERENCES for Mordenite

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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Gordon S G (1918) New minerals, American Mineralogist, 3, 30-30   [view file]

Wherry E T (1923) Proceedings of societies, American Mineralogist, 8, 93-96   [view file]

Schaller W T (1932) Ptilolite from Utah, American Mineralogist, 17, 125-127   [view file]

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

Fleischer M (1958) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 43, 1219-1225   [view file]

Fleischer M (1960) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 45, 1130-1136   [view file]

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]