Natrolite R060561

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Name: Natrolite
RRUFF ID: R060561
Ideal Chemistry: Na2(Si3Al2)O10·2H2O
Locality: California, USA
Source: Gemological Institute of America 13
Owner: RRUFF
Description: White fragment
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Natrolite (13) ]
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RRUFF ID: R060561.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: Na2.00(Si3.00Al2.00)O10ยท2H2O
Sample Description: Sample is oriented and mounted on a pin.
Pin ID: L00568
Orientation: Laser parallel to  b*  (0 1 0).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  c   [0 0 1].

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RRUFF ID: R060561
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060561.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 18.2914(2)Å    b: 18.6450(5)Å    c: 6.5845(2)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 2245.63(6)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 Natrolite

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