Tridymite R040143

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Name: Tridymite
RRUFF ID: R040143
Ideal Chemistry: SiO2
Locality: Big Lue Mountain, Highway 78, Greenlee County, Arizona, USA
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 12643 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Colorless thin hexagonal plates. Masami Kanzaki (Okayama University) suggests this is polytype tridymite PO-10.
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Tridymite (7) ]
Quick search: [ All Tridymite samples (4) ]
RRUFF ID: R040143.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Si0.99Al0.01)O2
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R040143
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R040143.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.9222(4)Å    b: 17.1967(8)Å    c: 81.890(6)Å
alpha: 89.992(5)°    beta: 90.039(4)°    gamma: 89.971(3)°   Volume: 13973(1)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic

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