Titanite R120030

Name: Titanite
RRUFF ID: R120030
Ideal Chemistry: CaTi(SiO4)O
Locality: Zagi Mountain, Hameed Abad Kafoor Dheri, Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Source: Donald Doell [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Brown flattened octahedra
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Titanite (17) ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R120030
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 65% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R120030.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.070(2)Å    b: 8.713(2)Å    c: 6.562(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 113.93(2)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 369.5(1)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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REFERENCES for Titanite

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