Alabandite R070174

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Name: Alabandite
RRUFF ID: R070174
Ideal Chemistry: MnS
Locality: Mina Preciosa, Sangue de Cristo, Puebla, Mexico
Source: Michael Scott S101601 [view label]
Owner: Michael Scott
Description: Dull dark gray semi-metallic coarse crystals associated with pyrite and calcite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Rocksalt (15) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R070174.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Mn2+1.00S1.00
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
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RRUFF ID: R070174
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R070174.1
Sample Description: Powder
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R070174.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.2235(1)Å    b: 5.2235(1)Å    c: 5.2235(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 142.53(1)Å3    Crystal System: cubic
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REFERENCES for Alabandite

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]

Haüy R J (1822) Manganèse sulfuré, Traité de Minéralogie, 4, 268-272   [view file]

Beudant F S (1832) Alabandine, in Traité Élémentaire de Minéralogie, 2nd Edition Paris 399-400   [view file]

Törnroos R (1982) Properties of alabandite; alabandite from Finland, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen, 144, 107-123

Olivo G R, Gibbs K (2003) Paragenesis and mineral chemistry of alabandite (MnS) from the Ag-rich Santo Toribio epithermal deposit, Northern Peru, Mineralogical Magazine, 67, 95-102   [view file]

Čuda J, Kohout T, Filip J, Tuček J, Kosterov A, Haloda J, Skála R, Santala E, Medřík I, Zbořil R (2013) Low-temperature magnetism of alabandite: Crucial role of surface oxidation, American Mineralogist, 98, 1550-1556

Avril C, Malavergne V, Caracas R, Zanda B, Reynard B, Charon E, Bobocioiu E, Brunet F, Borensztajn S, Pont S, Tarrida M, Guyot F (2013) Raman spectroscopic properties and Raman identification of CaS-MgS-MnS-FeS-Cr2FeS4 sulfides in meteorites and reduced sulfur-rich systems, Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 48, 1415-1426