Oligoclase X050122

Name: Oligoclase
RRUFF ID: X050122
Ideal Chemistry: (Na,Ca)(Si,Al)4O8
Locality: Kenya
Source: G.R. Rossman 680
Owner: Caltech
Status: The identification of this mineral has been determined only by Raman spectroscopy
Mineral Group: [ feldspar (62) ]
Sample Description: de-polarized laser oriented perpendicular to the (001) face
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REFERENCES for Oligoclase

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Anthony J W, Bideaux R A, Bladh K W, and Nichols M C (1990) Handbook of Mineralogy, Mineral Data Publishing, Tucson Arizona, USA, by permission of the Mineralogical Society of America. [view file]

Breithaupt J F A (1826) Bemerkungen über das geschlecht des feldspath - Grammit´s und beschreibung des oligoklases, einer neuen spezies desselben, Annalen der Physik und Chemie, 8, 231-242   [view file]

Phillips M W, Colville A A, Ribbe P H (1971) The crystal structures of two oligoclases: a comparison with low and high albite, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 133, 43-65   [view file]

Mernagh T P (1991) Use of the laser Raman microprobe for discrimination amongst feldspar minerals, Journal of Raman Spectroscopy, 22, 453-457

Befus K S, Lin J-F, Cisneros M, Fu S (2018) Feldspar Raman shift and application as a magmatic thermobarometer, American Mineralogist, 103, 600-609