Anorthite R060193

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Name: Anorthite
RRUFF ID: R060193
Ideal Chemistry: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Locality: Mexico
Source: Bill Barker
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Tan colored translucent fragment
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ feldspar (59) ]
Quick search: [ All Anorthite samples (13) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060193.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ca0.58Na0.39K0.02)Al1.60Si2.40O8
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RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
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RRUFF ID: R060193
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060193.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.1809(5)Å    b: 12.881(1)Å    c: 7.1101(3)Å
alpha: 93.465(7)°    beta: 116.110(7)°    gamma: 90.369(6)°   Volume: 671.10(5)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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REFERENCES for Anorthite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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