Prehnite R050410

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Name: Prehnite
RRUFF ID: R050410
Ideal Chemistry: Ca2Al(Si3Al)O10(OH)2
Locality: Topel, Namibia
Source: John Lucking
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Aggregate of pale green prismatic crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Prehnite (4) ]
Quick search: [ All Prehnite samples (4) ]
RRUFF ID: R050410.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Ca1.98Al0.99(Si3.02Al0.99)O10(OH)2
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050410
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050410.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050410.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 4.6268(6)Å    b: 5.4839(7)Å    c: 18.4761(10)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 468.80(5)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 Prehnite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Jameson R (1805) Foliated Prehnite?, System of Mineralogy, II, Bell and Bradfute Edinburgh, U.K. 561-562   [view file]

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Aumento F (1968) The space group of prehnite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 9, 485-492   [view file]

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Artioli G, Quartieri S, Deriu A (1995) Spectroscopic data on coexisting prehnite-pumpellyite and epidote-pumpellyite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 33, 67-75   [view file]

Akasaka M, Hashimoto H, Makino K, Hino R (2003) 57Fe Mössbauer and X-ray Rietveld studies of ferrian prehnite from Kouragahana, Shimane Peninsula, Japan, Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 98, 31-40   [view file]

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Detrie T A, Ross N L, Angel R J, Gatta G D (2009) Equation of state and structure of prehnite to 9.8 GPa, European Journal of Mineralogy, 21, 561-570