Andesine X050013

Name: Andesine
RRUFF ID: X050013
Ideal Chemistry: (Na,Ca)(Si,Al)4O8
Locality: Cima Volcanics, San Bernardino County, California, USA
Source: George R. Rossman GRR-1604
Owner: George R. Rossman
Status: The identification of this mineral has been determined only by Raman spectroscopy
Mineral Group: [ feldspar (62) ]
Sample Description: de-polarized laser oriented perpendicular to the (001) face
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REFERENCES for Andesine

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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FitzGerald J D, Parise J B, Mackinnon I D R (1986) Average structure of an An48 plagioclase from the Hogarth Ranges, American Mineralogist, 71, 1399-1408   [view file]

Dymek R F, Schiffries C M (1987) Calcic myrmekite: possible evidence for the involvement of water during the evolution of andesine anorthosite from St-Urbain, Quebec, The Canadian Mineralogist, 25, 291-319   [view file]

Elkins L T, Grove T L (1990) Ternary feldspar experiments and thermodynamics models, American Mineralogist, 75, 544-559   [view file]

Mernagh T P (1991) Use of the laser Raman microprobe for discrimination amongst feldspar minerals, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 22, 453-457

Freeman J J, Wang A, Kuebler K E, Jolliff B L, Haskin L A (2008) Characterization of natural feldspars by Raman spectroscopy for future planetary exploration, The Canadian Mineralogist, 46, 1477-1500   [view file]

Befus K S, Lin J-F, Cisneros M, Fu S (2018) Feldspar Raman shift and application as a magmatic thermobarometer, American Mineralogist, 103, 600-609