Augite R061086

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Name: Augite
RRUFF ID: R061086
Ideal Chemistry: (Ca,Mg,Fe)2Si2O6
Locality: Boreslav, Teplitz, Bohemia, Czech Republic
Source: Michael Scott S101798 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black to dark green tabular euhedral crystal
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: R061086.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ca0.88Mg0.83Fe0.13Al0.08Na0.04Ti0.03Cr0.01)Σ=2(Si1.89Al0.11)Σ=2O6
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Sample is oriented and mounted on a pin.
Pin ID: M00179
Orientation: Laser parallel to  a*  (1 0 0).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  b   [0 1 0].

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RRUFF ID: R061086
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R061086.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R061086.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.7440(6)Å    b: 8.8954(5)Å    c: 5.2725(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 106.098(6)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 439.08(3)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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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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