Skutterudite R050593

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Name: Skutterudite
RRUFF ID: R050593
Ideal Chemistry: CoAs3
Locality: Bou Azzer, Morocco
Source: Marcus Origlieri
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Gray metallic, massive to coarsely crystalline
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Groups: [ Skutterudite (6) ] [ Perovskite (42) ]
Quick search: [ All Skutterudite samples (3) ]
RRUFF ID: R050593.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Co0.86Fe0.11Ni0.07)Σ=1.04(As2.93S0.07)Σ=3.00
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050593
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050593.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050593.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.2149(4)Å    b: 8.2149(4)Å    c: 8.2149(4)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 554.38(8)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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REFERENCES for Skutterudite

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