Talc R040137

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Name: Talc
RRUFF ID: R040137
Ideal Chemistry: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Locality: Murphy, North Carolina, USA
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 13208 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless massive
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Groups: [ Clay (87) ] [ Talc (7) ]
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RRUFF ID: R040137.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Mg0.97Fe0.01Al0.01)3Si4.03O10((OH)0.99F0.01)2
Sample Description: Sample is mounted onto a pin and polished, though not oriented
Pin ID: L00440
Orientation: Laser parallel to  -1 0 0.     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  0 1 0.

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RRUFF ID: R040137
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R040137.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R040137.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.386(2)Å    b: 9.418(6)Å    c: 9.4341(7)Å
alpha: 89.81(3)°    beta: 97.67(3)°    gamma: 85.77(4)°   Volume: 473.0(0)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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