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Natrolemoynite

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Bildbreite: 3 mm; Fundort: Mont Saint-Hilaire

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: JHM 2005-10-01
Locality: Poudrette Quarry (Demix Quarry; Uni-Mix Quarry; Desourdy Quarry) / Mont Saint-Hilaire / La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM / Montérégie, Region / Québec, Provinz / Kanada
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Natrolemoynit

Bildbreite: 6 mm; Fundort Mont Saint-Hilaire, Quebéc, Kanada

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: Hg 2006-12-08
Locality: Poudrette Quarry (Demix Quarry; Uni-Mix Quarry; Desourdy Quarry) / Mont Saint-Hilaire / La Vallée-du-Richelieu RCM / Montérégie, Region / Québec, Provinz / Kanada

Collectors Summary

Color farblos, beigeweiß
Streak color weiß
Hardness (Mohs) 3
Cleavages vollkommen {100} und {010}, undeutlich {001}
Fracture uneben
Crystal System monoklin, C2/m

Chemism

Chemical formula

(Na,K,H3O)4Zr[Si10O26]·8-9H2O

Chemical composition

Natrium, Silicium, Zirconium, Kalium, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 1050.89766288 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 67.7

Info

Empirical formula:

(Na0.6K0.3(H3O)0.1)4Zr[Si10O26]·8.5H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

1.75

18.2

26.88

1.0079470

18.3446354

Oxygen

O

53.13

34.9

51.55

15.9994300

558.3801070

Sodium

Na

5.25

2.4

3.55

22.9897702

55.1754485

Silicon

Si

26.73

10

14.77

28.0855300

280.8553000

Potassium

K

4.46

1.2

1.77

39.0983100

46.9179720

Zirconium

Zr

8.68

1

1.48

91.2242000

91.2242000

Analysis wt%

SiO2 : 54.51, Nb2O5 : 1.01, ZrO2 : 21.97, Na2O : 7.47, K2O : 1.29, H2O : 14.72 (Ref: Canadian Mineralogist 2001)

Strunz 9th edition incl. updates

9.DP.35

9: Silikate (Germanate)
D: Ketten- und Bandsilikate (Inosilikate)
P: Übergangsstrukturen: Ketten- und Bandsilikate - Schichtsilikat
35:Lemoynit-Gruppe

Lapis Classification

VIII/G.09-008

VIII: SILIKATE
G: Übergangsstrukturen zwischen Ketten- und Schichtsilikaten

Classification by Hölzel

9.DS.270

9: SILICATES
D: Inosilicates; ~[Si2O6]4--...2-Chain
S: ~[Si8O20]8--.. or ~[Si8O22]12--... Cylinder-Chains Narsarsukite-Group

Dana 8th edition

74.03.03.03

74: Phyllosilicates Phyllosilicate Modulated Layers
03: Phyllosilicates Phyllosilicate Modulated Layers with joined strips
03: Altisite/lemoynite

IMA status

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Mineral status

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

farblos, beigeweiß

Streak color

weiß

max. Birefringence

0.034

Birefringence chart\! Natrolemoynite title=Birefringence chart Natrolemoynite

Michel-Levy Color Chart viewed according to the maximum birefringence (at 30μm). Mineral color is not taken into account. Click on the image to enlarge or change thickness.

RI value α / ω / n

1.533

RI value β

1.559

RI value γ / ε

1.567

Ri mean

1.553

2V angle

Biaxial (-) 63°

Crystallography

Crystal System

monoklin

Class (H-M)

2/m

Space Group number

12

Space Group

C2/m

Cell parameters a (Å)

10.515

Cell parameters b (Å)

16.253

Cell parameters c (Å)

9.103

Cell parameters a/b or c/a

0.647

Cell parameters c/b

0.560

Cell parameters α

90°

Cell parameters β

105.47

Cell parameters γ

90°

Z

2

Volume (ų)

1499.343

X-Ray Powder Diffraction

8.83(30),
8.13(100),
5.97(40),
3.974(30),
3.693(30),
3.564(40),
3.490(30),
2.804(30)

XRD chart Natrolemoynite

Calculated from d-spacing and intensity at 0.1541838 nm (Cu)

Crystals 3D

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Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hardness (Mohs)

3

VHN (Hardness Vickers)

83 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

2.47 (gemessen)

2.328 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Cleavages

vollkommen {100} und {010}, undeutlich {001}

Fracture

uneben

Tenacity

spröde

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

McDonald & Chao, 2001

References

Canadian Mineralogist 39 (2001), 1295

Other languages

German

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Spanish

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English

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French

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Russian

Натролемуанит

Traditional Chinese

水矽鋯鈉石

Simplified Chinese

水硅锆钠石

CNMNC (IMA)-Number

IMA 1996-063

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Nlm

Locations with GPS information

IDs

GUSID (Global unique identifier short form) N1cl8imUMUyeC7TDpKBN_A
GUID (Global unique identifier) F2255737-9429-4C31-9E0B-B4C3A4A04DFC
Database ID 2698