Anorthite R060221

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Name: Anorthite
RRUFF ID: R060221
Ideal Chemistry: Ca(Al2Si2O8)
Locality: Pinacate lavafield, Sonora, Mexico
Source: Rock Currier [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Light tan transparent 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: R060221.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ca0.65Na0.34K0.01)(Al1.66Fe3+0.01)Si2.33O8
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R060221
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060221.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.1791(6)Å    b: 12.8798(6)Å    c: 7.1032(4)Å
alpha: 93.450(6)°    beta: 116.034(7)°    gamma: 90.512(5)°   Volume: 670.63(7)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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REFERENCES for Anorthite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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