Aegirine R070253

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Name: Aegirine
RRUFF ID: R070253
Ideal Chemistry: NaFe3+Si2O6
Locality: Lovozero Massif, Kola Peninsula, Murmanskaya Oblast'; Northern Region, Russia
Source: Michael Scott S102622 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dark green to black prismatic aegirine associated with a brown mica and microcline
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ pyroxene (81) ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R070253
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070253.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.660(3)Å    b: 8.802(2)Å    c: 5.286(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 107.31(2)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 429.1(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 Aegirine

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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