Tridymite R090042



Name: Tridymite
RRUFF ID: R090042
Ideal Chemistry: SiO2
Locality: The Fukang Pallasite meteorite, Gobi Desert, China, found in 2001
Source: Dante Lauretta
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless micro-crystal, as an inclusion in olivine
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Tridymite (6) ]
Quick search: [ All Tridymite samples (3) ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R090042
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R090042.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 25.938(5)Å    b: 5.0150(9)Å    c: 18.547(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 117.680(9)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 2136(1)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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