Phillipsite-Ca R050078

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Name: Phillipsite-Ca
RRUFF ID: R050078
Ideal Chemistry: Ca3(Si10Al6)O32·12H2O
Locality: Grant County, Oregon, USA
Source: Rock Currier
Owner: RRUFF
Description: White tabular hexagonal
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Harmotome (8) ]
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RRUFF ID: R050078.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ca0.90K0.75   0.25Na0.10)Σ=2(Si5.35Al2.65)Σ=8O16·6H2O
Sample Description: Sample is oriented, mounted onto a pin and polished.
Pin ID: L00386
Orientation: Laser parallel to  a*  (1 0 0).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  b   [0 1 0].

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RRUFF ID: R050078
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050078.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR DuraScope ATR- diamond
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RRUFF ID: R050078.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.8993(6)Å    b: 14.236(2)Å    c: 8.6726(9)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 124.513(6)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1007.1(0)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Phillipsite-Ca

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Steinfink H (1962) The crystal structure of the zeolite, phillipsite, Acta Crystallographica, 15, 644-651

Iijima A, Harada K (1969) Authigenic zeolites in zeolitic palagonite tuffs on Oahu, Hawaii, American Mineralogist, 54, 182-197   [view file]

Galli E, Ghittoni A G L (1972) The crystal chemistry of phillipsites, American Mineralogist, 57, 1125-1145   [view file]

Rinaldi R, Pluth J J, Smith J V (1974) Zeolites of the phillipsite family. Refinement of the crystal structure of phillipsite and harmotome, Acta Crystallographica, B30, 2426-2433

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]

Jambor J L, Grew E S, Roberts A C (1998) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 83, 1347-1352   [view file]