Berlinite R130243

Name: Berlinite
RRUFF ID: R130243
Ideal Chemistry: Al(PO4)
Locality: Buranga pegmatite, Gatumba District, Western Province, Rwanda
Source: Rock Currier [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Massive white to gray vitreous, associated with lazulite, muscovite and apatite.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Quartz (11) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R130243
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R130243.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 4.939(3)Å    b: 4.939(3)Å    c: 10.946(6)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 231.20(5)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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REFERENCES for Berlinite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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