Almandine R120152

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Name: Almandine
RRUFF ID: R120152
Ideal Chemistry: Fe2+3Al2(SiO4)3
Locality: The garnet schist, Roxbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA
Source: Eric Van Valkenburg [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dark brown dodecahedra
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ garnet (93) ]
Quick search: [ All Almandine samples (13) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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Raman Mode Analysis
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RRUFF ID: R120152
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R120152.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 11.567(1)Å    b: 11.567(1)Å    c: 11.567(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1547.8(1)Å3    Crystal System: cubic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Almandine

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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