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Name: Zircon
RRUFF ID: R050286
Ideal Chemistry: Zr(SiO4)
Locality: Renfrew County, Ontario, Canada
Source: Marcus Origlieri
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Brownish red prismatic crystal frozen in matrix, associated with apatite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Zircon (35) ]
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R050286.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Zr1.00Si1.00O4; trace amounts of Hf
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
RRUFF ID:
Sample Description: Sample is oriented and mounted on a pin.
Pin ID: L00926
Orientation: Laser parallel to  a*  (1 0 0).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  c   [0 0 1].
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Raman Mode Analysis
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BROAD SCAN WITH SPECTRAL ARTIFACTS
RRUFF ID: R050286
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample; 780 nm spectrum is overwhelmed by fluorescence
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050286.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R050286.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 6.6132(3)Å    b: 6.6132(3)Å    c: 6.0038(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 262.57(2)Å3    Crystal System: tetragonal
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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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