Beryl R050121

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Record 452 of 4216  

Name: Beryl
RRUFF ID: R050121
Ideal Chemistry: Be3Al2Si6O18
Locality: Cruziero mine, San Jose, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Source: Carlos and Paulo Vasconcelos
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Light blue fragment, variety aquamarine
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Beryl (28) ]
Quick search: [ All Beryl samples (19) ]
RRUFF ID: R050121.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Be0.96Li0.04)3Al2.00Si6.00O18·Na0.09Mg0.03
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Sample is oriented, mounted onto a pin and polished
Pin ID: L00353
Orientation: Laser parallel to  a*  (1 0 0).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  c   [0 0 1].

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Raman Mode Analysis
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RRUFF ID: R050121
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050121.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050121.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: PIKE GladiATR - Far-IR on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050121.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.2129(3)Å    b: 9.2129(3)Å    c: 9.1980(6)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 120.°   Volume: 676.11(4)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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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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