Cristobalite R060648

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Record 957 of 4034  

Name: Cristobalite
RRUFF ID: R060648
Ideal Chemistry: SiO2
Locality: Idaho, USA
Source: Gemological Institute of America 29236 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Blue cryptocrystalline massive, variety opal
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Cristobalite (11) ]
Quick search: [ All Cristobalite samples (7) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060648.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Si1.00O2
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample, too fine-grained to orient
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RRUFF ID: R060648
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample, too fine-grained to orient
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060648.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 4.9713(1)Å    b: 4.9713(1)Å    c: 6.9327(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 171.33(1)Å3    Crystal System: tetragonal
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REFERENCES for Cristobalite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Murdoch J (1942) Crystallographic notes: cristobalite, stephanite, natrolite, American Mineralogist, 27, 500-506   [view file]

Van Valkenburg A, Buie B F (1945) Octahedral cristobalite with quartz paramorphs from Ellora Caves, Hyderabad State, India, American Mineralogist, 30, 526-535   [view file]

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Lee S, Xu H (2019) Using powder XRD and pair distribution function to determine anisotropic atomic displacement parameters of orthorhombic tridymite and tetragonal cristobalite, Acta Crystallographica, B75, S2052520619000933