Beryl R060944

Name: Beryl
RRUFF ID: R060944
Ideal Chemistry: Be3Al2Si6O18
Locality: Habachtal, Salzburg, Austria
Source: Lawrence W. Snee
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Green hexagonal prisms in a muscovite schist, variety emerald. Note that there are micro inclusions of actinolite. The Raman signal is a mixture of the two phases.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Beryl (28) ]
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RRUFF ID: R060944.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Be3.00(Al1.59Mg0.33Fe3+0.04Cr3+0.04)Σ=2Si6.00O18·Na0.33 ; bright inclusions are actinolite
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Sample is oriented and mounted on a pin
Pin ID: L01278
Orientation: Laser parallel to  a*  (1 0 0).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  c   [0 0 1].

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Raman Mode Analysis
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RRUFF ID: R060944
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060944.1
Sample Description: powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.2527(3)Å    b: 9.2527(3)Å    c: 9.1971(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 681.89(4)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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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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American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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