Augite R110063

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Name: Augite
RRUFF ID: R110063
Ideal Chemistry: (Ca,Mg,Fe)2Si2O6
Locality: Betroka, Madagascar
Source: Marcus Origlieri [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dark green, almost black, single euhedral crystal
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ pyroxene (79) ]
Quick search: [ All Augite samples (6) ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
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RRUFF ID: R110063
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R110063.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.745(2)Å    b: 8.928(3)Å    c: 5.261(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 105.80(2)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 440.4(1)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Augite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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