Spodumene R040050

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Name: Spodumene
RRUFF ID: R040050
Ideal Chemistry: LiAlSi2O6
Locality: Minas Gerais, Brazil
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 12098 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale pink fragment of a single crystal, variety kunzite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ pyroxene (81) ]
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RRUFF ID: R040050.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Li0.99Na0.01)Al1.00Si2.00O6
Sample Description: Sample is oriented, mounted onto a pin
Pin ID: L00235
Orientation: Laser parallel to  a*  (1 0 0).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  b   [0 1 0].

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Raman Mode Analysis
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RRUFF ID: R040050
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 30% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R040050.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R040050.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.4638(3)Å    b: 8.3909(2)Å    c: 5.2178(2)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 110.168(3)°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 388.94(2)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Spodumene

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