Calcite infrared spectrum

Calcite sample data

Description: Calcite mineral sample
Mineral: Calcite
FT-IR ID: IR5413
Ideal chemistry: CaCO3
Locality: Mexic
Source: Grigore Cobălcescu Museum
Owner: Department of Geology – Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi

Calcite Infrared spectrum

Infrared bands of Calcite

Wavenumbers (cm-1): 1420vs, 875s


Instrument settings: Bruker Vertex 70 FT-IR spectrometer
Spectral resolution: 2 cm-1
Conditions of measurement: at room temperature using KBr pellet technique


  1. The Mineralogy Database [link]