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Microcline: Crystal structure | Sample photo | Raman spectrum | Interpretation | References

Crystal structure of Microcline



Crystal Data:

Crystal System: Triclinic - Pinacoidal

Point Group: 1

Cell Data:

Space Group: C1, a = 8.577, b = 12.967, c = 7.223, Z = 4

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Density (calc.) = 2.56 and V = 721.85 Å3

Element color: K, Al, Si, O
Microcline feldspar samples (no. 6028 - Amazonite and 6029)
AmazoniteAmazonite Microcline
MicroclineMicrocline Microcline

Sample no. 6028 and 6029 from the "Mineralogy and Petrography Museum Grigore Cobălcescu" of "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University, Iaşi.

Origin of sample 6028: Colorado, SUA - White Cap.

Origin of sample 6029: Norway.

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Raman spectrum of Microcline (and Amazonite)
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Legend: amazonite no. 6028___ and microcline no. 6029___
Download spectrum (6028):
Raman spectrum .txt Raman spectrum .spc
Download spectrum (6029):
Raman spectrum .txt Raman spectrum .spc
Raman spectrum of Microcline plate
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Raman spectrum .txt Raman spectrum .spc
Interpretation of Raman spectrum of Microcline (Amazonite)


• The Mineralogy Database [link]

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