Uvarovite R061041

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Name: Uvarovite
RRUFF ID: R061041
Ideal Chemistry: Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Locality: Outokumpu, Finland
Source: Royal Ontario Museum M52536 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Emerald-green euhedral crystal
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ garnet (96) ]
Quick search: [ All Uvarovite samples (2) ]
RRUFF ID: R061041.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ca2.93Mg0.05Mn0.01   0.01)Σ=3.00(Cr1.23Al0.72Fe3+0.03Ti0.02)Σ=2(Si1.00O4)3
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Sample is oriented and mounted on a pin
Pin ID: M01830
Orientation: Laser parallel to  a*  (1 0 0).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  c   [0 0 1].

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RRUFF ID: R061041
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R061041.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R061041.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 11.9433(3)Å    b: 11.9433(3)Å    c: 11.9433(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1703.6(1)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 Uvarovite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Righter K, Sutton S, Danielson L, Pando K, Schmidt G, Yang H, Berthet S, Newville M, Choi Y, Downs R T, Malavergne V (2011) The effect of fO2 on the partitioning and valence of V and Cr in garnet/melt pairs and the relation to terrestrial mantle V and Cr content., American Mineralogist, 96, 1278-1290   [view file]

Grew E S, Locock A J, Mills S J, Galuskina I O, Galuskin E V, Hålenius U (2013) Nomenclature of the garnet supergroup, American Mineralogist, 98, 785-811   [view file]

Fan D, Xu J, Ma M, Wei S, Zhang B, Liu J, Xie H (2015) P-V-T equation of state of Ca3Cr2Si3O12 uvarovite garnet by using a diamond-anvil cell and in-situ synchrotron X-ray diffraction, American Mineralogist, 100, 588-597

Caporuscio F A, Oberti R, Smyth J R (2019) X-site control on rare earth elements in eclogitic garnets – an XRD study, European Journal of Mineralogy, 31, 453-463