Rhodizite R110072

Name: Rhodizite
RRUFF ID: R110072
Ideal Chemistry: KBe4Al4(B11Be)O28
Locality: Sahanivotry, Sud Antzirabe, Madagascar
Source: Renato & Adriana Pagano
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale yellow dodecahedra
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Rhodizite (2) ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample; 780 nm spectrum is overwhelmed by fluorescence.

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RRUFF ID: R110072
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample; 780 nm spectrum is overwhelmed by fluorescence.
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R110072.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.293(2)Å    b: 7.293(2)Å    c: 7.293(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 387.82(3)Å3    Crystal System: cubic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Rhodizite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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