Enstatite R060630

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Name: Enstatite
RRUFF ID: R060630
Ideal Chemistry: Mg2Si2O6
Locality: unknown
Source: Gemological Institute of America 11 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Tan colored fragment
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ pyroxene (79) ]
Quick search: [ All Enstatite samples (17) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060630.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Mg0.89Fe0.07Al0.04)Σ=1(Si0.96Al0.04)Σ=1O3
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Sample is oriented and mounted on a pin
Pin ID: L01844
Orientation: Laser parallel to  -b*  (0 -1 0).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  c   [0 0 1].
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RRUFF ID: R060630
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060630.1
Sample Description: powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 18.2136(9)Å    b: 8.7710(4)Å    c: 5.1829(8)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 828.0(0)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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REFERENCES for Enstatite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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