Forsterite R100101

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Record 1495 of 4101  

Name: Forsterite
RRUFF ID: R100101
Ideal Chemistry: Mg2(SiO4)
Locality: Yancey County, North Carolina, USA
Source: American Museum of Natural History 75156 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale green consolidated aggregate of grains
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Olivine (61) ]
Quick search: [ All Forsterite samples (20) ]
RRUFF ID: R100101.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Mg1.809Fe0.183Ni0.008Mn0.003)Σ=2.003Si0.999O4
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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Raman Mode Analysis
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RRUFF ID: R100101
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R100101.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 4.765(1)Å    b: 10.237(2)Å    c: 5.995(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 292.47(6)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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