Molybdite R100217


Name: Molybdite
RRUFF ID: R100217
Ideal Chemistry: MoO3
Locality: Mining concentrate
Source: Mike Carducci, Climax Molybdenum Technology Center
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Gray unconsolidated powder
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction.
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
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RRUFF ID: R100217
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 25% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R100217.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 3.9601(2)Å    b: 13.8592(4)Å    c: 3.6958(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 202.84(1)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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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 Molybdite

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]

Kihlborg L (1963) Least squares refinement of the crystal structure of molybdenum trioxide, Arkiv för Kemi, 21, 357-364

Cech F, Mandarino J A, Fleischer M, Hildebrand F A (1964) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 49, 1497-1502   [view file]

Sitepu H (2009) Texture and structural refinement using neutron diffraction data from molybdite (MoO3) and calcite (CaCO3) powders and a Ni-rich Ni50.7Ti49.30 alloy, Powder Diffraction, 24, 315-326