Pigeonite R200002

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Name: Pigeonite
RRUFF ID: R200002
Ideal Chemistry: (Mg,Fe,Ca)2Si2O6
Locality: Belmont Quarry, near Leesburg, Loudoun County, Virginia, USA
Source: James Shigley [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Grey to yellow prismatic crystals associated with white anorthite and dark biotite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ pyroxene (81) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R200002
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R200002.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.7285(23)Å    b: 8.9735(29)Å    c: 5.2485(17)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 108.742(19)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 433.89(31)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic

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REFERENCES for Pigeonite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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