Example – Sodalite, Na8Al6Si6O24Cl2

Named from its chemical composition.

Sodalite: High-temperature structures obtained from synchrotron radiation, and Rietveld refinements, Sample: T = 28 C

Hassan I , Antao S M , Parise J B
American Mineralogist , 89 (2004) p.359-364




Na (pale yellow)
Cl (green)
AlO4 tetrahedra (blue)
SiO4 tetrahedra (orange)


3D rotatable model of Sodalite

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