Topaz R050199

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Name: Topaz
RRUFF ID: R050199
Ideal Chemistry: Al2SiO4F2
Locality: Madagascar
Source: Marcus Origlieri
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Transparent colorless crystal fragment
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Topaz (9) ]
Quick search: [ All Topaz samples (9) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R050199.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Al2.000Si1.000O4.000(F1.340(OH)0.660)
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
RRUFF ID:
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: SPEX HR460 514nm @ 100% of 100mW
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BROAD SCAN WITH SPECTRAL ARTIFACTS
RRUFF ID: R050199
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050199.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050199.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: PIKE GladiATR - Far-IR on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R050199.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 4.65001(8)Å    b: 8.7977(2)Å    c: 8.3908(1)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 343.267(8)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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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 Topaz

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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