Pectolite R070607

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Name: Pectolite
RRUFF ID: R070607
Ideal Chemistry: NaCa2Si3O8(OH)
Locality: Poudrette quarry (Demix quarry; Uni-Mix quarry; Desourdy quarry), Mont Saint-Hilaire, Rouville County, Québec, Canada
Source: Michael Scott S104425 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless platy microcrystals associated with griceite, R070436
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Pectolite (8) ]
Quick search: [ All Pectolite samples (4) ]
RRUFF ID: R070607.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Na1.00(Ca1.03Mn0.94Fe2+0.03)Σ=2Si3.00O8(OH)
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070607
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070607.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.8159(3)Å    b: 6.9539(2)Å    c: 6.8821(2)Å
alpha: 90.722(1)°    beta: 94.415(2)°    gamma: 102.866(1)°   Volume: 363.40(3)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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REFERENCES for Pectolite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Buerger M J (1956) The determination of the crystal structure of pectolite, Ca2NaHSi3O9, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 108, 248-262   [view file]

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Prewitt C T (1967) Refinement of the structure of pectolite, Ca2NaHSi3O9, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 125, 298-316   [view file]

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Bailey S W (1977) Report of the I.M.A-I.U.Cr. Joint Committee on Nomenclature, American Mineralogist, 62, 411-415   [view file]

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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