Larnite R070530



Name: Larnite
RRUFF ID: R070530
Ideal Chemistry: Ca2(SiO4)
Locality: Larne, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
Source: Michael Scott S100407
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Light gray massive
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R070530
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R070530.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.515(2)Å    b: 6.764(2)Å    c: 9.323(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 94.48(1)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 346.6(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 Larnite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Novembre D, Pace C, Gimeno D (2018) Synthesis and characterization of wollastonite-2M by using a diatomite precursor, Mineralogical Magazine, 82, 95-110