Actinolite R060045

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Name: Actinolite
RRUFF ID: R060045
Ideal Chemistry:    Ca2(Mg4.5-2.5Fe2+0.5-2.5)Si8O22(OH)2
Locality: Colorado, USA
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 13272 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Green prismatic crystals in a radial arrangement
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ amphibole (105) ]
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060045.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ca1.99Na0.01)Σ=2(Mg4.20Fe2+0.59Al0.09Fe3+0.08Mn0.02Ti0.01)Σ=5(Si7.82Al0.18)Σ=8O22(OH)2
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Sample is oriented, mounted onto a pin.
Pin ID: M00311
Orientation: Laser parallel to  c*  (0 0 1).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  a   [1 0 0].
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Raman Mode Analysis
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RRUFF ID: R060045
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R060045.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060045.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.8485(4)Å    b: 18.077(1)Å    c: 5.2836(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 104.781(6)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 909.54(7)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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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 Actinolite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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