Vesuvianite R060902

Name: Vesuvianite
RRUFF ID: R060902
Ideal Chemistry: (Ca,Na)19(Al,Mg,Fe)13(SiO4)10(Si2O7)4(OH,F,O)10
Locality: Jeffrey mine, Asbestos, Quebec, Canada
Source: Michael Scott S100342 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Purple equant, doubly terminated prismatic single crystals.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Vesuvianite (12) ]
Quick search: [ All Vesuvianite samples (9) ]
RRUFF ID: R060902.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060902
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060902.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 15.522(2)Å    b: 15.522(2)Å    c: 11.814(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 2846.5(8)Å3    Crystal System: tetragonal
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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 Vesuvianite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Manning P G (1977) Charge-transfer interactions and the origin of color in brown vesuvianite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 15, 508-511   [view file]

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Groat L A, Evans R J, Cempírek J, McCammon C, Houzar S (2013) Fe-rich and As-bearing vesuvianite and wiluite from Kozlov, Czech Republic, American Mineralogist, 98, 1330-1337

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