Clinoferrosilite R141085

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Name: Clinoferrosilite
RRUFF ID: R141085
Ideal Chemistry: Fe2+2Si2O6
Locality: Caspar quarry, Bellerberg volcano, Ettringen, Mayen, Eifel, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Source: Ch. and H. Schäfer [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Brown prismatic crystals, associated with pyroxferroite, R141080
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ pyroxene (81) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R141085
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R141085.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.727(6)Å    b: 8.974(4)Å    c: 5.261(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 108.52(3)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 435.4(2)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 Clinoferrosilite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Pakhomova A, Ismailova L, Bykova E, Bykov M, Ballaran T B, Dubrovinsky L (2017) A new high-pressure phase transition in clinoferrosilite: In situ single-crystal X-ray diffraction study, American Mineralogist, 102, 666-673   [view file]