Ferrosilite R070387

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Name: Ferrosilite
RRUFF ID: R070387
Ideal Chemistry: Fe2+2Si2O6
Locality: Central Gneissic Complex (Khtada Lake), British Columbia, Canada
Source: Jibamitra Ganguly [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Translucent greenish-yellow grains with vitreous luster, known as Hollister enstatite
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ pyroxene (79) ]
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R070387.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Fe0.48Mg0.47Al0.02Ca0.02   0.01)Σ=1Si1.00O3 ; = light phase. There are trace amounts of Mn and Ti. The dark phase = quartz
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R070387
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R070387.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 18.317(3)Å    b: 8.917(2)Å    c: 5.2207(6)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 852.7(2)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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REFERENCES for Ferrosilite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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