Zincite R050492

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Name: Zincite
RRUFF ID: R050492
Ideal Chemistry: ZnO
Locality: Franklin, Sussex County, New Jersey, USA
Source: California Institute of Technology W-21076
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Deep red massive
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Wurtzite (20) ]
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R050492.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Zn0.96Mn0.04)Σ=1O
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R050492
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050492.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R050492.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 3.2538(1)Å    b: 3.2538(1)Å    c: 5.2100(2)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 120.°   Volume: 47.772(3)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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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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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Zincite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Anthony J W, Bideaux R A, Bladh K W, and Nichols M C (1990) Handbook of Mineralogy, Mineral Data Publishing, Tucson Arizona, USA, by permission of the Mineralogical Society of America. [view file]

Haidinger W (1845) Zweite Klasse: Geogenide. XI. Ordnung, Erze. I. Zinkerz. Zinkit, in Handbuch der Bestimmenden Mineralogie Bei Braumüller and Seidel Wien 546-555   [view file]

Bond W L (1965) Measurement of the refractive indices of several crystals, Journal of Applied Physics, 36, 1674-1677   [view file]

Arguello C A, Rousseau D L, Porto S P S (1969) First-order Raman effect in wurtzite-type crystals, Physical Review, 181, 1351-1363

Donnay G (1985) Structural mechanism of pyroelectricity in zincite ZnO: the relation between anharmonic asymmetric thermal vibrations and the pyroelectric coefficients, The Canadian Mineralogist, 23, 655-658   [view file]

Kihara K, Donnay G (1985) Anharmonic thermal vibrations in ZnO, The Canadian Mineralogist, 23, 647-654   [view file]

Robie R A, Haselton H T, Hemingway B S (1989) Heat capacites and entropies at 298.15 K of MgTiO3 (geikielite), ZnO (zincite), and ZnCO3 (smithsonite), Journal of Chemical Thermodynamics, 21, 743-749

Xu Y-N, Ching W Y (1993) Electronic, optical, and structural properties of some wurtzite crystals, Physical Review B - Condensed Matter, 48, 4335-4351