Awaruite R061020

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Name: Awaruite
RRUFF ID: R061020
Ideal Chemistry: Ni3Fe
Locality: Oregon, USA
Source: Michael Scott S100895 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Silver metallic massive pebbles with brownish-red oxidized coating, variety josephinite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Groups: [ Auricupride (3) ] [ Perovskite (39) ]
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R061020.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: light phase: (Ni2.60Fe0.40)Σ=3(Fe0.93Co0.07)Σ=1 ; the rim (dark phase) is a Ni-Fe-silicate
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample, should not display peaks because of crystallographic symmetry
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RRUFF ID: R061020
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample, should not display peaks because of crystallographic symmetry
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R061020.1
Sample Description: Powder, mixed with andradite: a:12.0607(4)
Cell Refinement Output: a: 3.5509(6)Å    b: 3.5509(6)Å    c: 3.5509(6)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 44.77(2)Å3    Crystal System: cubic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Awaruite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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. [view file]

Skey W (1885) On a new mineral (awaruite) from Barn Bay, Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute, 18, 401-402   [view file]

Ramdohr P (1950) Über josephinit, awaruit, souesit, ihre eigenschaften, entstehung und paragenesis, Mineralogical Magazine, 29, 374-394   [view file]

Chamberlain J A (1966) Heazlewoodite and awaruite in serpentinites of the Eastern Townships, Quebec, The Canadian Mineralogist, 8, 519-522   [view file]

Rodgers K A, Hey M H (1980) On the type locality and other occurrences of awaruite (FeNi3) in Westland, New Zealand, Mineralogical Magazine, 43, 647-650   [view file]

Ahmed Z, Bevan J C (1981) Awaruite, iridian awaruite, and a new Ru-Os-Ir-Ni-Fe alloy from the Sakhakot-Qila complex, Malakand Agency, Pakistan, Mineralogical Magazine, 44, 225-230   [view file]

Bayliss P (1990) Revised unit cell dimensions, space group, and chemical formula of some metallic minerals, The Canadian Mineralogist, 28, 751-755   [view file]

Jambor J L, Burke E A J (1991) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 76, 2020-2026   [view file]

Mitchell R H, Welch M D, Chakhmouradian A R (2017) Nomenclature of the perovskite supergroup: A hierarchical system of classification based on crystal structure and composition, Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 411-461   [view file]