Jadeite R070117

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Name: Jadeite
RRUFF ID: R070117
Ideal Chemistry: NaAlSi2O6
Locality: Tawmaw (Tawhmaw; Taw Maw), Myitkyina-Mogaung District, Kachin State, Myanmar (Burma)
Source: Michael Scott S100409 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Green massive
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ pyroxene (81) ]
Quick search: [ All Jadeite samples (2) ]
RRUFF ID: R070117.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Na1.00(Al0.86Cr0.09Fe3+0.05)Σ=1Si2.00O6
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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Raman Mode Analysis
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RRUFF ID: R070117
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 10% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070117.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.463(2)Å    b: 8.606(1)Å    c: 5.245(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 107.57(1)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 407.2(2)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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REFERENCES for Jadeite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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