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Lavender Jade. The Optical Spectrum of Fe^(3+) and Fe^(2+)→ Fe^(3+)Intervalence Charge Transfer in Jadeite from Burma

Rossman, George R. (1974) Lavender Jade. The Optical Spectrum of Fe^(3+) and Fe^(2+)→ Fe^(3+)Intervalence Charge Transfer in Jadeite from Burma. American Mineralogist, 59 (7-8). pp. 868-870. ISSN 0003-004X. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20130514-154915294

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Abstract

The optical spectra of green, white, and lavender jadeite have been studied. Ferric iron is responsible for the color in the green jadeite. It is proposed that ferrous-ferric iron intervalence charge transfer is responsible for the lavender color of jadeite.


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Rossman, George R.0000-0002-4571-6884
Additional Information:© 1974 Mineralogical Society of America. Manuscript Received January 31, 1974; accepted for publication April 1, 1974. Warren R. Jones of the Venice Lapidary Guild is acknowledged for providing several of the jadeite specimens used in this study.
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