Glauberite

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Glauberite
Mineralogical name Glauberite
Chemical name
Trivial name
Chemical formula Na2Ca(SO4)2
Other forms
Crystal system monoclinic
Crystal structure
Deliquescence humidity 20°C
Solubility (g/l) at 20°C
Density (g/cm³) 2.779 g/cm3
Molar volume 100.1 cm3/mol
Molar weight 278.18 g/mol
Transparency
Cleavage
Crystal habit
Twinning
Phase transition
Chemical behavior
Comments
Crystal Optics
Refractive Indices nx=1.515
ny=1.535
nz=1.536
Birefringence Δ=0.021
Optical Orientation negative
Pleochroism
Dispersion
Used Literature
[JCPDS:1991]Title: JCPDS Powder Diffraction File 2 (PDF-2)
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[Dana:1951]Title: Dana's System of Mineralogy
Author: Dana J.D.
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Literature

[Dana:1951]Dana E.S. (eds.) Dana J.D. (1951): Dana's System of Mineralogy, 7, Wiley & SonsLink to Google Scholar
[JCPDS:1991] (1991): JCPDS Powder Diffraction File 2 (PDF-2)Link to Google Scholar