Titanite R050124

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Name: Titanite
RRUFF ID: R050124
Ideal Chemistry: CaTi(SiO4)O
Locality: Capelinha, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Source: Carlos and Paulo Vasconcelos
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Yellow tabular crystal
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Titanite (17) ]
Quick search: [ All Titanite samples (8) ]
RRUFF ID: R050124.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Ca1.00(Ti0.93Al0.05Fe3+0.02)Si1.00O4(O)1.00
Sample Description: Sample is oriented, mounted onto a pin and polished
Pin ID: M00396
Orientation: Laser parallel to  -a*  (-1 0 0).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  -b   [0 -1 0].

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Raman Mode Analysis
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RRUFF ID: R050124
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050124.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050124.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.0648(5)Å    b: 8.6977(3)Å    c: 6.5538(2)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 113.928(3)°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 368.11(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 Titanite

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