Tremolite R050173

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Name: Tremolite
RRUFF ID: R050173
Ideal Chemistry: ◻Ca2(Mg5.0-4.5Fe2+0.0-0.5)Si8O22(OH)2
Locality: Fort Dauphin, Madagascar
Source: Marcus Origlieri
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Mass of colorless acicular crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ amphibole (107) ]
Quick search: [ All Tremolite samples (17) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R050173.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: ◻Ca2.00Mg5.00Si8.00O22(OH)2
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Sample is oriented, mounted onto a pin and polished
Pin ID: L00129
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: R050173
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050173.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050173.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: PIKE GladiATR - Far-IR on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R050173.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.8380(1)Å    b: 18.0541(4)Å    c: 5.2729(5)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 104.750(3)°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 905.69(9)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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