Interactive IRUG Spectrum


IRUG filename:
Data type:
IRUG material class:
Minerals and pigments (MP)
Sample type:
Reference material
Common name(s):
Chemical/botanical name(s):
Hydrated normal carbonate (class), mckelveyite (mineral group)
Sample source 1:
Mont St. Hilaire
Source location 1:
Quebec, Canada (CA)
Sample source 2:
Royal Museum of Scotland
Source location 2:
Chambers Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1JF, UK
Sample identifier 2:
RMS unregistered
Sample source 3:
The Natural History Museum, National Museums of Scotland
Source location 3:
Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD, UK, Edinburgh, UK
Spectrum is similar to that of welloganite and mckelveyite
Transmission FTIR spectroscopy
Literature Reference:
Jones, G. C., and B. Jackson. Infrared Transmission Spectra of Carbonate Minerals. London: Chapman & Hall, 1993. Chao, G. Y., P. R. Mainwaring, and J. Baker. "Donnayite, NaCaSr3Y(CO3)6*3H2), a New Mineral from Mont St Hilaire, Quebec." Canadian Mineralogist 16.3 (1978): 335-40. Thi, T. T. L., Ye. A. Pobedimskaya, T. N. Nadezhina, and A. P. Khomyakov. "The Crystal Structures of Alkaline Carbonates: Barentsite, Bonshtedtite and Donnayite." Acta Crystallographica, (A): Foundations of Crystallography 40.Supplement (1978): 335-40.
Originating institution name:
Natural History Museum, National Museums of Scotland
Originating institution acronym:
Molecular formula:
C6 H6 Ca Na O21 Sr3 Y
Linear formula:
Other analytical methods:
EDS, SEM, XRD (4556 NHM std)