Basic Information

SREWay code40


Is PublicYes
Uploaded byAdmin
Critically AssessedNo
Resource CategoryNot available / Not listed / Not available / Not listed / Not available / Not listed (EEA code: 999.999.999)
Category TypeMineral
Background informationBlack single crystal fragment with internal hints of red and green.
LocationPike's Peak, Teller County, Colorado, USA
Location Longitude38.8377
Location Latitude-105.04
SourceMichael Scott S106013
CommentsThe identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.


FeO - 65.06 wt%
SiO2 - 29.78 wt%
MnO - 4.33 wt%
Others: 0.83 wt%


Raman Broad scan

DescriptionSample Description: Unoriented sampleInstrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
DetailsLaser wavelength (nm): 364
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X-ray Powder Diffraction

DescriptionCell Refinement Output: a: 4.8245(6)Å b: 10.4959(4)Å c: 6.0974(4)Å
DetailsXRD tube=2
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Anthony J W, Bideaux R A, Bladh K W, and Nichols M C (1990) Handbook of Mineralogy, Mineral Data Publishing, Tucson Arizona, USA, by permission of the Mineralogical Society of America. Gmelin C G (1840) Chemische untersuchung des fayalits, Annalen der Physik und Chemie, 51, 160-164