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Name: Humite
RRUFF ID: R050665
Ideal Chemistry: Mg7(SiO4)3F2
Locality: Tilly Foster mine, Brewster, Putnam County, New York, USA
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Granular aggregate of reddish-orange crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Humite (21) ]
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RRUFF ID: R050665.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Mg0.91Fe2+0.09)7(Si1.00O4)3(F0.56(OH)0.44)2
Sample Description: Sample is oriented and mounted on a pin.
Pin ID: M01664
Orientation: Laser parallel to  a*  (1 0 0).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  b   [0 1 0].

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RRUFF ID: R050665
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050665.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050665.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 4.7426(4)Å    b: 10.2722(4)Å    c: 20.881(1)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 1017.32(8)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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American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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