Goethite R050142

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Name: Goethite
RRUFF ID: R050142
Ideal Chemistry: FeO(OH)
Locality: Park County, Colorado, USA
Source: Dave Bunk Minerals
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Radiating spray of black to brown platy crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Diaspore (11) ]
Quick search: [ All Goethite samples (4) ]
RRUFF ID: R050142.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: FeO(OH)
Reference File: [ View PDF ]
Sample Description: Sample is oriented, mounted onto a pin and polished
Pin ID: M00090
Orientation: Laser parallel to  b*  (0 1 0).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  -c   [0 0 -1].

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RRUFF ID: R050142
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050142.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050142.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: PIKE GladiATR - Far-IR on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050142.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.9613(2)Å    b: 3.0226(2)Å    c: 4.6017(3)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 138.555(9)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Goethite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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