Diopside R060861


Name: Diopside
RRUFF ID: R060861
Ideal Chemistry: CaMgSi2O6
Locality: Red Mountain Volcano, NW of Flagstaff, Arizona, USA
Source: Jennifer Sano
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Worn brown fragment
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ pyroxene (79) ]
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060861.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ca0.72Fe2+0.23Na0.05)Σ=1(Mg0.80Al0.15Ti0.03Fe3+0.02)Σ=1(Si1.82Al0.18)Σ=2O6
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Sample is oriented and mounted on a pin.
Pin ID: M00947
Orientation: Laser parallel to  a*  (1 0 0).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  b   [0 1 0].
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Raman Mode Analysis
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RRUFF ID: R060861
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060861.1
Sample Description: powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.7197(3)Å    b: 8.8655(3)Å    c: 5.2747(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 106.556(4)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 435.68(2)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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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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