Andalusite R050561

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Name: Andalusite
RRUFF ID: R050561
Ideal Chemistry: Al2SiO5
Locality: Cargo Muchacho Mountain, Imperial County, California
Source: Dave Bunk Minerals [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Brown coarsely crystalline massive
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Andalusite (17) ]
Quick search: [ All Andalusite samples (6) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R050561.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Al1.98Fe3+0.02)Σ=2Si1.00O5
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Sample is oriented and mounted on a pin
Pin ID: M00417
Orientation: Laser parallel to  a*  (1 0 0).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  b   [0 1 0].
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Raman Mode Analysis
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BROAD SCAN WITH SPECTRAL ARTIFACTS
RRUFF ID: R050561
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050561.1
Instrument settings: none
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R050561.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.7959(2)Å    b: 7.9012(2)Å    c: 5.5595(5)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 342.45(3)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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Calculated diffraction file.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Andalusite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Anthony J W, Bideaux R A, Bladh K W, and Nichols M C (1990) Handbook of Mineralogy, Mineral Data Publishing, Tucson Arizona, USA, by permission of the Mineralogical Society of America. [view file]

Delamétherie J C (1798) Sur une pierre de l´andalousie, Journal de Physique, de Chimie et d´Histoire Naturelle et des Arts, 46, 386-387   [view file]

Richmond W E (1940) Crystal chemistry of the phosphates, arsenates and vanadates of the type A2XO4(Z), American Mineralogist, 25, 441-478   [view file]

Hutton C O (1950) Studies of heavy detrital minerals, Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, 61, 635-710   [view file]

Church W R (1967) Abstract of paper presented at the twelfth annual meeting: The occurrence of kyanite, andalusite, pyrophyllite and kaolinite in lower Proterozoic (Huronian) rocks of Ontario, The Canadian Mineralogist, 9, 287-287   [view file]

Gross E B (1967) Abstract of paper presented at the twelfth annual meeting: Phosphate-sulfate mineralization at the White Mountain andalusite deposit, Mono County, California, The Canadian Mineralogist, 9, 291-291   [view file]

Faye G H, Harris D C (1969) On the origin of colour and pleochroism in andalusite from Brazil, The Canadian Mineralogist, 10, 47-56   [view file]

Halenius U (1978) A spectroscopic investigation of manganian andalusite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 16, 567-575   [view file]

Gunter M, Bloss F D (1982) Andalusite-kanonaite series: lattice and optical parameters, American Mineralogist, 67, 1218-1228   [view file]

Nickel E H, Mandarino J A (1987) Procedures involving the IMA Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names and guidelines on mineral nomenclature, American Mineralogist, 72, 1031-1042   [view file]

Chernosky J V, Berman R G (1991) Experimental reversal of the equilibrium andalusite + calcite + quartz = anorthite + CO2, The Canadian Mineralogist, 29, 791-802   [view file]

Mernagh T P, Liu L (1991) Raman spectra from the Al2SiO5 polymorphs at high pressure and room temperature, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 18, 126-130

Shannon R D, Shannon R C, Medenbach O, Fischer R X (2002) Refractive index and dispersion of fluorides and oxides, Journal of Physical and Chemical Reference Data, 31, 931-970   [view file]

Burt J B, Ross N L, Angel R J, Koch M (2006) Equations of state and structures of andalusite to 9.8 GPa and sillimanite to 8.5 GPa, American Mineralogist, 91, 319-326   [view file]

Ohuchi F S, Ghose S, Engelhard M H, Baer D R (2006) Chemical bonding and electronic structures of the Al2SiO5 polymorphs, andalusite, sillimanite, and kyanite: X-ray photoelectron- and electron energy loss spectroscopy studies, American Mineralogist, 91, 740-746   [view file]