Spinel R050411


Name: Spinel
RRUFF ID: R050411
Ideal Chemistry: MgAl2O4
Locality: Mogok, Burma
Source: Marcus Origlieri
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale pink gemstone
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Spinel (62) ]
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R050411.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Mg0.93Al2.04O4
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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Raman Mode Analysis
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RRUFF ID: R050411
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 1% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050411.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R050411.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.0871(2)Å    b: 8.0871(2)Å    c: 8.0871(2)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 528.92(4)Å3    Crystal System: cubic
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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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