Wadsleyite R090004

Name: Wadsleyite
RRUFF ID: R090004
Ideal Chemistry: Mg2SiO4
Locality: Synthetic
Source: Hexiong Yang [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Wadsleyite (1) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Sample

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RRUFF ID: R090004
Sample Description: Unoriented Sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R090004.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.6949(9)Å    b: 11.450(2)Å    c: 8.256(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 538.3(2)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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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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REFERENCES for Wadsleyite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Trots D M, Kurnosov A, Ballaran T F, Frost D J (2012) High-temperature structural behaviors of anhydrous wadsleyite and forsterite, American Mineralogist, 97, 1582-1590   [view file]

Blanchard M, Roberge M, Balan E, Fiquet G, Bureau H (2013) Infrared signatures of OH-defects in wadsleyite: A first-principles study, American Mineralogist, 98, 2132-2143

Yang X, Keppler H, Dubrovinsky L, Kurnosov A (2014) In-situ infrared spectra of hydroxyl in wadsleyite and ringwoodite at high pressure and high temperature, American Mineralogist, 99, 724-729

Kawazoe T, Buchen J, Marquardt H (2015) Synthesis of large wadsleyite single crystals by solid-state recrystallization, American Mineralogist, 100, 2336-2339

Kawazoe T, Chaudhari A, Smyth J R, McCammon C (2016) Coupled substitution of Fe3+ and H+ for Si in wadsleyite: A study by polarized infrared and Mössbauer spectroscopies and single-crystal X-ray diffraction, American Mineralogist, 101, 1236-1239

Zhang L, Smyth J R, Allaz J, Kawazoe T, Jacobsen S D, Jin Z (2016) Transition metals in the transition zone: Crystal chemistry of minor element substitution in wadsleyite, American Mineralogist, 101, 2322-2330

Buchen J, Marquardt H, Ballaran T B, Kawazoe T, McCammon C (2017) The equation of state of wadsleyite solid solutions: Constraining the effects of anisotropy and crystal chemistry, American Mineralogist, 102, 2494-2504

Bindi L, Brenker F E, Nestola F, Koch T E, Prior D J, Lilly K, Krot A N, Bizzarro M, Xie X (2019) Discovery of asimowite, the Fe-analog of wadsleyite, in shock-melted silicate droplets of the Suizhou L6 and the Quebrada Chimborazo 001 CB3.0 chondrites, American Mineralogist, 104, 775-778   [view file]

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