Serandite R040056

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Name: Serandite
RRUFF ID: R040056
Ideal Chemistry: NaMn2+2Si3O8(OH)
Locality: Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville County, Quebec, Canada
Source: Bob Downs
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pink prismatic crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Pectolite (8) ]
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RRUFF ID: R040056.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Na1.01Mn2+1.93Ca0.05Si3.00O8(OH)
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R040056
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R040056.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R040056.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.702(2)Å    b: 6.868(2)Å    c: 6.7545(6)Å
alpha: 90.53(2)°    beta: 94.00(1)°    gamma: 102.71(4)°   Volume: 347.6(0)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Serandite

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]

Foshag W F (1931) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 16, 343-344   [view file]

Lacroix A (1931) Les pegmatites de la syénite sodalitique de l'île Rouma (archipel de Los, Guinée française). Description d'un nouveau minéral (sérandite) qu'elles renferment, Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Séances de l'Académie des Sciences, 192, 189-194   [view file]

Schaller W T (1955) The pectolite-schizolite-serandite series, American Mineralogist, 40, 1022-1031   [view file]

Manning P G (1968) Absorption spectra of the manganese-bearing chain silicates pyroxmangite, rhodonite, bustamite and serandite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 9, 348-357   [view file]

Ohashi Y, Finger L W (1978) The role of octahedral cations in pyroxenoid crystal chemistry. I. Bustamite, wollastonite, and the pectolite–schizolite–serandite series, American Mineralogist, 63, 274-288   [view file]

Liebau F (1980) The role of cationic hydrogen in pyroxenoid crystal chemistry, American Mineralogist, 65, 981-985   [view file]

Jacobsen S D, Smyth J R, Swope R J, Sheldon R I (2000) Two proton positions in the very strong hydrogen bond of serandite, NaMn2[Si3O8(OH)], American Mineralogist, 85, 745-752   [view file]

Williams E R, Weller M T (2014) A variable-temperature neutron diffraction study of serandite: A Mn-silicate framework with a very strong, two-proton site, hydrogen bond, American Mineralogist, 99, 1755-1760

Hålenius U, Hatert F, Pasero M, Mills S J (2015) IMA Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC) Newsletter 28. New minerals and nomenclature modifications approved in 2015, Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 1859-1864   [view file]

Nagashima M, Imaoka T, Fukuda C, Pettke T (2018) Relationship between cation substitution and hydrogen-bond system in hydrous pyroxenoids with three-periodic single-chain of SiO4 tetrahedra: pectolite, murakamiite, mashallsussmanite, serandite and tanohataite, European Journal of Mineralogy, 30, 451-463