Enstatite R060744

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Name: Enstatite
RRUFF ID: R060744
Ideal Chemistry: Mg2Si2O6
Locality: Orissa, India
Source: Herb Obodda 079 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Brown transparent fragment
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ pyroxene (81) ]
Quick search: [ All Enstatite samples (17) ]
RRUFF ID: R060744.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Mg0.85Fe2+0.13Fe3+0.01Mn0.01)Σ=1(Si0.99Al0.01)Σ=1O3; trace amounts of Ca; Fe2+ and Fe3+ splitted by charge balance
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Sample is oriented, mounted onto a pin and polished
Pin ID: L01935
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: R060744
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060744.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 18.266(1)Å    b: 8.8505(6)Å    c: 5.1964(6)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 840.04(9)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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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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