Nosean R050422

Name: Nosean
RRUFF ID: R050422
Ideal Chemistry: Na8(Si6Al6)O24(SO4)·H2O
Locality: Laacher See, Mendig Area, Eifel Mountains, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Source: Marcus Origlieri
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless prismatic single crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Groups: [ sodalite (24) ] [ cancrinite-sodalite (37) ]
RRUFF ID: R050422.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Na0.92Ca0.030.03K0.01)8Al5.99Si6.01O24(S1.00O4)·H2O
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050422
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R050422.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.083(2)Å    b: 9.083(2)Å    c: 9.083(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 749.4(2)Å3    Crystal System: cubic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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