Tugtupite R050562

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Name: Tugtupite
RRUFF ID: R050562
Ideal Chemistry: Na4BeAlSi4O12Cl
Locality: Kvanefjeld, Ilimaussag, Greenland
Source: Dave Bunk Minerals
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pink fragment
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Groups: [ cancrinite-sodalite (36) ] [ sodalite (23) ]
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R050562.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: Na4.00Be1.00Al1.00Si4.00O12Cl1.00; BeO estimated by difference; trace amounts of Fe
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Sample
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RRUFF ID: R050562
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Sample Description: Unoriented Sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R050562.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.648(3)Å    b: 8.648(3)Å    c: 8.883(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 664(1)Å3    Crystal System: tetragonal
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REFERENCES for Tugtupite

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]

Fleischer M (1961) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 46, 241-244   [view file]

Fleischer M (1963) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 48, 1178-1184   [view file]

Danø M (1966) The crystal structure of tugtupite - a new mineral, Na8Al2Be2Si8O24(Cl,S)2, Acta Crystallographica, 20, 812-816

International Mineralogical Association (1967) Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 36, 131-136   [view file]

Petersen O V (1978) The twin formation of tugtupite, a contribution, Mineralogical Magazine, 42, 251-254   [view file]

Leoni L, Mellini M, Merlino S, Orlandi P (1979) Cancrinite-like minerals: new data and crystal chemical considerations, Rendiconti della Società Italiana di Mineralogia e Petrologia, 35, 713-719   [view file]

Hassan I, Grundy H D (1984) The crystal structures of sodalite-group minerals, Acta Crystallographica, B40, 6-13

Hassan I, Grundy H D (1991) The crystal structure and thermal expansion of tugtupite, Na8[Al2Be2Si8O24]Cl2, The Canadian Mineralogist, 29, 385-390   [view file]

Xu Z, Sherriff B L (1994) 23Na 27Al 9Be 29Si solid state NMR study of tugtupite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 32, 935-943   [view file]

Ballirano P, Maras A, Buseck P R (1996) Crystal chemistry and IR spectroscopy of Cl- and SO4-bearing cancrinite-like minerals, American Mineralogist, 81, 1003-1012   [view file]

Antao S M, Hassan I (2002) Thermal analyses of sodalite, tugtupite, danalite and helvite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 40, 163-172   [view file]

Antao S M, Hassan I, Parise J B (2004) Tugtupite: high-temperature structures obtained from in situ synchrotron diffraction and Rietveld refinements, American Mineralogist, 89, 492-497   [view file]

Hettmann K, Wenzel T, Marks M, Markl G (2012) The sulfur speciation in S-bearing minerals: New constraints by a combination of electron microprobe analysis and DFT calculations with special reference to sodalite-group minerals, American Mineralogist, 97, 1653-1661   [view file]