Original paper

Crystal structure of the orthorhombic {001} growth sector of stilbite

Akizuki, Mizuhiko; Kudoh, Yasuhiro; Satoh, Yukο

European Journal of Mineralogy Volume 5 Number 5 (1993), p. 839 - 844

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published: Jan 1, 1993
manuscript accepted: Apr 19, 1993
manuscript received: Oct 2, 1992

DOI: 10.1127/ejm/5/5/0839

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Abstract Although the studied crystals of stilbite, from Poona, (India), are chemically homogeneous, the {001} growth sector is orthorhombic with regard to X-rays, whereas the {101} sector is monoclinic. The {001} sector of stilbite is isomorphous with stellerite. The symmetry of the orthorhombic {001} sector of stilbite is explained by the rotation of Si tetrahedra during crystal growth.


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