Cristobalite X050046

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Name: Cristobalite
RRUFF ID: X050046
Ideal Chemistry: SiO2
Locality:
Source: G.R. Rossman 1350
Owner: Caltech
Description:
Status: The identification of this mineral has been determined only by Raman spectroscopy
Mineral Group: [ Cristobalite (11) ]
Quick search: [ All Cristobalite samples (7) ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
Sample Description: de-polarized laser on unoriented sample
Instrument settings: none 514nm @ 100% of mW
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REFERENCES for Cristobalite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Murdoch J (1942) Crystallographic notes: cristobalite, stephanite, natrolite, American Mineralogist, 27, 500-506   [view file]

Van Valkenburg A, Buie B F (1945) Octahedral cristobalite with quartz paramorphs from Ellora Caves, Hyderabad State, India, American Mineralogist, 30, 526-535   [view file]

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Donadio D, Martonak R, Raiteri P, Parrinello M (2008) Influence of temperature and anisotropic pressure on the phase transitions in α-cristobalite, Physical Review Letters, 100, 165502-4

Dera P, Lazarz J D, Prakapenka V B, Barkley M, Downs R T (2011) New insights into the high-pressure polymorphism of SiO2 cristobalite, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 38, 517-529

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Poswal H K, Garg N, Somayazulu M, Sharma S M (2013) Pressure-induced structural transformations in the low-cristobalite form of AlPO4, American Mineralogist, 98, 285-291

Matsui M, Sato T, Funamori N (2014) Crystal structures and stabilities of cristobalite-helium phases at high pressures, American Mineralogist, 99, 184-189

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