Talc R050058

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Name: Talc
RRUFF ID: R050058
Ideal Chemistry: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Locality: Murphy, North Carolina, USA
Source: Rock Currier
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Fine-grained massive fragment
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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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R050058.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Mg.994Fe.006)3(Si.996Al.004)4O10(OH)2
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R050058
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050058.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R050058.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 4.774(1)Å    b: 8.8749(5)Å    c: 19.246(1)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 103.77(1)°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 792.1(2)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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REFERENCES for Talc

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Rashchenko S V, Likhacheva A Y, Goryainov S V, Krylov A S, Litasov K D (2016) In situ spectroscopic study of water intercalation into talc: New features of 10 Å phase formation, American Mineralogist, 101, 431-436   [view file]