Tephroite R070511

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Name: Tephroite
RRUFF ID: R070511
Ideal Chemistry: Mn2+2(SiO4)
Locality: Langban, Filipstad, Varmland, Sweden
Source: Michael Scott S104417 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Light gray vitreous massive
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Olivine (61) ]
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RRUFF ID: R070511.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Mn2+1.47Mg0.49Ca0.04)Σ=2Si1.00O4
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070511
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070511.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 4.845(1)Å    b: 10.590(2)Å    c: 6.208(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 318.5(3)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Tephroite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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