Dolomite R050241

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Name: Dolomite
RRUFF ID: R050241
Ideal Chemistry: CaMg(CO3)2
Locality: Eugui quarries, Navarre, Spain
Source: Marcus Origlieri
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Light gray colored tabular crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
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RRUFF ID: R050241.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ca0.96Mg0.04)(Mg0.98Fe2+0.02)(CO3)2 ; CO2 estimated by difference
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Sample is oriented and mounted on a pin
Pin ID: L00120
Orientation: Laser parallel to  c*  (0 0 1).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  b   [0 1 0].

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RRUFF ID: R050241
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050241.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050241.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: PIKE GladiATR - Far-IR on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050241.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 4.8070(2)Å    b: 4.8070(2)Å    c: 16.0031(7)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 320.24(2)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Dolomite

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