Jadeite R050220

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Name: Jadeite
RRUFF ID: R050220
Ideal Chemistry: NaAlSi2O6
Locality: Clear Creek, San Benito County, California, USA
Source: Hatt Yoder
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Aggregate of colorless bladed crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ pyroxene (81) ]
Quick search: [ All Jadeite samples (2) ]
RRUFF ID: R050220.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Na1.00Al1.00(Si0.99Al0.01)2O6
Sample Description: Sample is oriented and mounted onto a pin.
Pin ID: L01047
Orientation: Laser parallel to  b*  (0 1 0).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  c   [0 0 1].

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Raman Mode Analysis
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RRUFF ID: R050220
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050220.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050220.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.4257(3)Å    b: 8.5684(1)Å    c: 5.2255(2)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 107.565(2)°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 402.35(1)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 Jadeite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Nestola F, Tribaudino M, Boffa Ballaran T, Liebske C, Bruno M (2007) The crystal structure of pyroxenes along the jadeite-hedenbergite and jadeite-aegirine joins, American Mineralogist, 92, 1492-1501   [view file]

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Hao M, Pierotti C E, Tkachev S, Prakapenka V, Zhang J S (2019) The single-crystal elastic properties of the jadeite-diopside solid solution and their implications for the composition-dependent seismic properties of eclogite, American Mineralogist, 104, 1016-1021

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