Argentopyrite R090027

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Name: Argentopyrite
RRUFF ID: R090027
Ideal Chemistry: AgFe2S3
Locality: Jáchymov, Ostrov, Krušné Hory Mts, Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia, Czech Republic
Source: Mark N. Feinglos [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Bronze and blue tarnished rectangular prism. Co-type specimen. Twinned.
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Cubanite (7) ]
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R090027.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Ag0.97Fe1.99S3
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
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RRUFF ID: R090027
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R090027.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 6.6992(8)Å    b: 11.462(1)Å    c: 6.4575(7)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90.200(3)°   Volume: 495.8(2)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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REFERENCES for Argentopyrite

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]

von Waltershausen W S (1866) Einige nachträgliche bemerkungen über den silberkies, Nachrichten von der Königliche Gesellschaft der Wissenschaftern und der Georg-Augusts-Universität, 1866, 66-68   [view file]

Dana J D, Brush G J (1868) 40A. Argentopyrite, in A System of Mineralogy, Fifth Edition John Wiley and Sons New York   [view file]

Schrauf A (1871) Mineralogische beobachtungen III, Sitzungsberichte der Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Classe der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, 114, 123-205   [view file]

Murdoch J, Berry L G (1954) X-ray measurements on argentopyrite, American Mineralogist, 39, 475-485   [view file]

Czamanske G K (1969) The stability of argentopyrite and sternbergite, Economic Geology, 64, 459-461

Czamanske G K, Larson R R (1969) The chemical identity and formula of argentopyrite and sternbergite, American Mineralogist, 54, 1198-1201   [view file]

Šrein V, Rídkošil T, Kašpar P, Šourek J (1986) Argentopyrite and sternbergite from polymetallic veins of the skarn deposit Medenec, Krušné hory Mts., Czechoslovakia, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen, 154, 207-222

Ondruš P, Veselovský F, Gabašová A, Hloušek J, Šrein V, Vavrín I, Skála R, Sejkora J, Drábek M (2003) Primary minerals of the Jáchymov ore district, Journal of the Czech Geological Society, 48, 19-147   [view file]

Yang H, Pinch W W, Downs R T (2009) Crystal structure of argentopyrite, AgFe2S3, and its relationship with cubanite, American Mineralogist, 94, 1727-1730   [view file]