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Magnetite: Crystal structure | Sample photo | Raman spectrum | References

Crystal structure of Magnetite



Crystal Data:

Crystal System: Isometric - Hexoctahedral

Point Group: 4/m 3 2/m

Cell Data:

Space Group: F d3m, a = 8.391, Z = 8

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Density (calc.) = 5.21 and V = 590.80 Å3

Element color: Fe, O
Magnetite sample

Sample no. 5320 from the "Mineralogy and Petrography Museum Grigore Cobălcescu" of "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University, Iaşi.

Origin: Krumova - Bulgaria.

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Raman spectrum of Magnetite
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Raman spectrum .txt Raman spectrum .spc
Interpretation of Raman spectrum of Magnetite


• The Mineralogy Database [link]

• Crystal data (.cif file) from the American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database [link]