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Name: Diamond
RRUFF ID: R050206
Ideal Chemistry: C
Locality: Unknown
Source: Eric Van Valkenburg
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Single crystal, type IIA
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Diamond (18) ]
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Sample Description: Sample is oriented and mounted on a pin
Pin ID: L01807
Orientation: Laser parallel to  a*  (1 0 0).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  c   [0 0 1].

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Raman Mode Analysis
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RRUFF ID: R050206
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R050206.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 3.568(4)Å    b: 3.568(4)Å    c: 3.568(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 45.423(1)Å3    Crystal System: cubic
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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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