Berzelianite R110159

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Name: Berzelianite
RRUFF ID: R110159
Ideal Chemistry: Cu2-xSe (x ≈ 0.12)
Locality: Facebaja, Romania
Source: Mark N Feinglos [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black metallic euhedral grains, associated with pale-yellow sulfur crystals.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
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RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
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RRUFF ID: R110159
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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: R110159.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.879(2)Å    b: 5.879(2)Å    c: 5.879(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 203.22(1)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 Berzelianite

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]

Beudant F S (1832) Berzeline, cuivre sélenié, in Traité Élémentaire de Minéralogie, 2nd Edition Paris 534-534   [view file]

Borchert W (1945) Gitterumwandlungen im system Cu2-xSe, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 106, 5-24   [view file]

Earley J W (1950) Description and synthesis of the selenide minerals, American Mineralogist, 35, 337-364   [view file]

Harris D C, Cabri L J, Murray E J (1970) An occurrence of a sulphur-bearing berzelianite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 10, 737-740   [view file]

Heyding R D, Murray R M (1976) Crystal structures of Cu1.8Se, Cu3Se2, α- and γCuSe, CuSe2, and CuSe2II, Canadian Journal of Chemistry, 54, 841-848

Yamamoto K, Kashida S (1991) X-ray study of the average structures of Cu2Se and Cu1.8S in the room temperature and the high temperature phases, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 93, 202-211