Tremolite R061087



Name: Tremolite
RRUFF ID: R061087
Ideal Chemistry:    Ca2(Mg5.0-4.5Fe2+0.0-0.5)Si8O22(OH)2
Locality: Turret, Chaffee County, Colorado, USA
Source: Michael Scott S101178 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: White radiating tufts of acicular crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been made only by X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ amphibole (105) ]
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R061087.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R061087.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.8403(1)Å    b: 18.0550(5)Å    c: 5.2776(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 104.754(2)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 906.73(4)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 Tremolite

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