Uvarovite R060477

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Name: Uvarovite
RRUFF ID: R060477
Ideal Chemistry: Ca3Cr2(SiO4)3
Locality: Saranovskiy mine, Sarany, Ural Mountains, Russia
Source: Michael Scott S100206 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: A druse of green dodecahedral crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ garnet (96) ]
Quick search: [ All Uvarovite samples (2) ]
RRUFF ID: R060477.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: Ca3.00(Cr1.15Al0.82Ti0.03)Σ=2((Si0.99Al0.01)Σ=1O4)3
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Sample is oriented and mounted on a pin
Pin ID: M01260
Orientation: Laser parallel to  a*  (1 0 0).     Fiducial mark perpendicular to laser is parallel to  -c   [0 0 -1].

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RRUFF ID: R060477
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060477.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 11.9204(8)Å    b: 11.9204(8)Å    c: 11.9204(8)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1693.8(1)Å3    Crystal System: cubic
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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 Uvarovite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Righter K, Sutton S, Danielson L, Pando K, Schmidt G, Yang H, Berthet S, Newville M, Choi Y, Downs R T, Malavergne V (2011) The effect of fO2 on the partitioning and valence of V and Cr in garnet/melt pairs and the relation to terrestrial mantle V and Cr content., American Mineralogist, 96, 1278-1290   [view file]

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