Silicon R050145



Name: Silicon
RRUFF ID: R050145
Ideal Chemistry: Si
Locality: synthetic from Dupont
Source: Gerry Gibbs
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dark gray synthetic fragment
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R050145.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: Si
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
RRUFF ID:
Sample Description: Sample is oriented, mounted onto a pin and polished
Pin ID: L00283
Orientation: Laser parallel to  -a*  (-1 0 0).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  -b   [0 -1 0].
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BROAD SCAN WITH SPECTRAL ARTIFACTS
RRUFF ID: R040145
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050145.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050145.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: PIKE GladiATR - Far-IR on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R050145.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.4299(1)Å    b: 5.4299(1)Å    c: 5.4299(1)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 160.09(1)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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REFERENCES for Silicon

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Anthony J W, Bideaux R A, Bladh K W, and Nichols M C (1990) Handbook of Mineralogy, Mineral Data Publishing, Tucson Arizona, USA, by permission of the Mineralogical Society of America. [view file]

Golightly J P (1969) The birefringence and dichroism of silicon carbide polytypes, The Canadian Mineralogist, 10, 105-108   [view file]

Schaeffer H A (1977) Oxygen and silicon diffusion-controlled processes in silicate glasses and melts, The Canadian Mineralogist, 15, 201-201   [view file]

Essene E J, Fisher D C (1986) Lightning strike fusion: extreme reduction and metal-silicate liquid immiscibility, Science, 234, 189-193

Novgorodova M I, Boronikhin V A, Generalov M E, Kramer H (1989) On native silicon in association with native gold and other metals, Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, 309, 1182-1185   [view file]

Jambor J L, Puziewicz J (1991) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 76, 665-671   [view file]

Jambor J L, Grew E S (1992) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 77, 207-213   [view file]

Zhao X S, Ge Y R, Schroeder J, Persans P D (1994) Carrier-induced strain effect in Si and GaAs nanocrystals, Applied Physics Letters, 65, 2033-2035

Degtyareva O (2010) Crystal structure of simple metals at high pressures, High Pressure Research, 30, 343-371