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Thomsonite-Ca

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Thomsonit-Ca, Analcim
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Analysed with RAMAN spectroscopy

Gruppe von fächerartig angeordneten Thomsonit-Ca Kristallen auf Analcim; Bildbreite 6,3mm; Fundort: Steinbr. Oddskarðsvegur, Neskaupstaður, Austurland, IS; Analysiert mit Raman und EDX.

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Locality: Steinbruch Oddskarðsvegur / Neskaupstaður / Fjarðabyggð / Ostisland (Austurland), Region / Island
Thomsonit-Ca
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Thomsonit-Ca

Größe: 3,82 mm; Fundort: Steinbruch Vitiello (Cava Vitiello), Terzigno, Vesuv, Somma-Vesuv-Komplex, Neapel , Kampanien (Campania), Italien

Copyright: Matteo Chinellato
Contribution: Hg 2009-04-17
Locality: Steinbruch Vitiello (Cava Vitiello) / Terzigno / Vesuv / Somma-Vesuv-Komplex / Neapel, Provinz / Kampanien (Campania), Region / Italien
Thomsonit-Ca
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Thomsonit-Ca

Kristallgröße: 4 mm, Fundort: Cava Niu Corbu, Noragugume , Provinz Nuoro, Sardinien (Sardegna), Italien

Copyright: Antonio Gamboni
Contribution: thdun5 2011-12-21
Locality: Cava Niu Corbu / Noragugume / Nuoro, Provinz / Sardinien (Sardegna), Region / Italien
Thomsonit-Ca xx
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Bildgröße: 6x6 mm; Fundort: Folknare, Tetschen, Böhmen, Tschechien

Copyright: Vitezslav Snasel
Contribution: slugslayer 2007-06-10
Locality: Folknare / Tetschen (Děčín), Bezirk / Usti (Ústecký kraj) / Tschechien
Thomsonit-Ca
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Thomsonit-Ca

Größe: 5,5 mm; Fundort: Steinbruch Vitiello (Cava Vitiello), Terzigno, Vesuv, Somma-Vesuv-Komplex, Neapel , Kampanien (Campania), Italien

Copyright: Matteo Chinellato
Contribution: Hg 2008-08-04
Locality: Steinbruch Vitiello (Cava Vitiello) / Terzigno / Vesuv / Somma-Vesuv-Komplex / Neapel, Provinz / Kampanien (Campania), Region / Italien
Thomsonit-Ca
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Thomsonit-Ca

Größe: 4,2 mm; Fundort: Steinbruch Vitiello (Cava Vitiello), Terzigno, Vesuv, Somma-Vesuv-Komplex, Neapel , Kampanien (Campania), Italien

Copyright: Matteo Chinellato
Contribution: Hg 2008-08-04
Locality: Steinbruch Vitiello (Cava Vitiello) / Terzigno / Vesuv / Somma-Vesuv-Komplex / Neapel, Provinz / Kampanien (Campania), Region / Italien

Collectors Summary

Color weiß, gelblich, braun, grün
Lustre Glasglanz, Perlmuttglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 5
Solubility +++ Säuren
Crystal System orthorhombisch, Pncn

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

NaCa2(Al5Si5)O20·6H2O

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Aluminium, Calcium, Natrium, Silicium, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 806.5624552 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 51

Info

Empirical formula:

NaCa2(Al5Si5)O20·6H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

1.50

12

23.53

1.0079470

12.0953640

Oxygen

O

51.58

26

50.98

15.9994300

415.9851800

Sodium

Na

2.85

1

1.96

22.9897702

22.9897702

Aluminium

Al

16.73

5

9.80

26.9815382

134.9076910

Silicon

Si

17.41

5

9.80

28.0855300

140.4276500

Calcium

Ca

9.94

2

3.92

40.0784000

80.1568000

Anal­y­sis wt%

SiO2 : 36.75, Al2O3 : 29.36, CaO : 11.85, SrO : 2.87, Na2O : 3.82, H2O : 15.72 (Ref: Zeolites,81)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

9.GA.10

9: Silikate (Germanate)
G: Gerüstsilikate (Tektosilikate) mit zeolithischem H2O; Familie der Zeolithe
A: [Zeolithe] mit vierer-Ring Ketten über ein fünftes [Si] verbunden
10:Thomsonit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

VIII/J.21-070

VIII: SILIKATE
J: Gerüstsilikate (mit Zeolithen)
21: Zeolith-Gruppe; Faserzeolithe

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

9.FI.300

9: SILICATES
F: Tektosilicates
I: Fibrous Zeolites

Dana 8th edi­tion

77.01.05.09

77: Tektosilicates Tectosilicate Zeolite group
01: Tektosilicates Tectosilicate Zeolite group true zeolites
05: Natrolite and related species

IMA sta­tus

Erstbeschreibung vor IMA Gründung 1959, vererbt, meist von der CNMNC als Mineral anerkannt

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Clas­sifica­tion

Zeolite group  ⇒ THO zeolite structure group  ⇒ Thomsonite serie

Optical Properties

Color

weiß, gelblich, braun, grün

Lus­tre

Glasglanz, Perlmuttglanz

max. Birefrin­gence

0.014

Birefringence chart\! Thomsonite-Ca title=Birefringence chart Thomsonite-Ca

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

1.523

RI value β

1.525

RI value γ / ε

1.537

Ri mean

1.528

2V angle

Biaxial (+) 54°

Optical Data Luminescence

Color LW-UV (365nm)

 

gelblich weiß

Color SW-UV (254nm)

 

bläulich

SW-UV Intensity

schwach

LW-UV Other Col­ors

 

bläulich weiß

SW-UV Other Col­ors

 

bläulich weiß

After­glow (Per­sistant Lumi­nes­cence)

keine Daten

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

orthorhombisch

Class (H-M)

mmm

Space Group number

52

Space Group

Pncn

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

13.047

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

13.089

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

13.218

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.997

Cell param­e­ters c/b

1.010

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

4

Volumne (ų)

2257.267

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

6.566(70),
4.625(100),
3.504(70),
3.194(70),
2.944(100),
2.857(100),
2.674(100)

XRD chart Thomsonite-Ca

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)

5

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

390 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

2.4 (gemessen) 2.36 (berechnet)

2.373 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+++ Säuren

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

UK/Schottland/West Dunbartonshire/Old Kilpatrick

Preface

Name from

Thomas Thomson (1773-1852)

Author (Name, Year)

Brooke, 1820

References

American Mineralogist 77 (1992), 685.

Mineralogical Magazine 44 (1981), 231.

Acta Crystallographica C46 (1990), 1370-1373.

Canadian Mineralogist 35 (1997), 1571.

IMA group assignments



 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
NaCa2(Al5Si5)O20·6H2O
orthorhombisch
Pncn

 
 
 
 
Na(Sr,Ca)2(Al5Si5)O20·6-7H2O
orthorhombisch
Pcnn

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Thomsonit-Ca

English

Thomsonite-Ca

Russian

Томсонит-Ca

Traditional Chinese

鈣桿沸石

Simplified Chinese

钙杆沸石

Alternative Name

German

Bagotit

Spanish

Bagotita

Bagotite

German

Carphostilbit

Spanish

Carphostilbita

Carphostilbite

German

Charphostilbit

Spanish

Charphostilbita

Charphostilbite

German

Comptonit

Spanish

Comptonita

Comptonite

German

Echellit

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Echellita

Echellite

Farelite

Farlith

German

Faröelit

Italian

Faröelita

Spanish

Faröelita

Faröelite

Farölith

German

Karphostilbit

Spanish

Karphostilbita

Karphostilbite

German

Koodilit

Spanish

Koodilita

Koodilite

German

Lintonit

Spanish

Lintonita

Lintonite

Mesolitine

Mzoline

Mézoline

German

Ozarkit

Spanish

Ozarkita

Ozarkite

German

Picrothomsonit

Spanish

Picrothomsonita

Picrothomsonite

German

Thompsonit

Spanish

Thompsonita

Thompsonite

Spanish

Thomsonita

German

Tonsonit

Spanish

Tonsonita

Tonsonite

Triploclase

Triploklas

Tripoclase

ozakite

Webster & Anderson 959 (1983)

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Thm-Ca

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