Pavonite R070566



Name: Pavonite
RRUFF ID: R070566
Ideal Chemistry: AgBi3S5
Locality: near Charcas, San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Source: James Shigley [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Steel-gray metallic massive
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Pavonite (2) ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R070566
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 40% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R070566.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 13.349(2)Å    b: 4.0521(6)Å    c: 16.352(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 94.398(3)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 881.9(2)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Pavonite

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]

Nuffield E W (1954) Studies of mineral sulpho-salts: XVIII - pavonite, a new mineral, American Mineralogist, 39, 409-415   [view file]

Fleischer M (1955) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 40, 787-788   [view file]

Fleischer M (1972) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 57, 1311-1317   [view file]

Fleischer M (1973) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 58, 347-349   [view file]

Harris D C, Chen T T (1975) Studies of type pavonite material, The Canadian Mineralogist, 13, 408-410   [view file]

Makovicky E, Mumme W G, Watts J A (1977) The crystal structure of synthetic pavonite, AgBi3S5, and the definition of the pavonite homologous series, The Canadian Mineralogist, 15, 339-348   [view file]

Karup-Møller S, Makovicky E (1979) On pavonite, cupropavonite, benjaminite, and « oversubstituted » gustavite, Bulletin de Minéralogie, 102, 351-367

Mumme W G (1990) A note on the occurrence, composition and crystal structures of pavonite homologous series members 4P, 6P, and 8P, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1990, 193-204

Shimizu M, Kato A (1996) Pavonite from the Ikuno mine, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan, The Canadian Mineralogist, 34, 1323-1327   [view file]

Topa D, Makovicky E, Balic-Zunic T (2008) What is the reason for the doubled unit-cell volumes of copper-lead-rich pavonite homologues? The crystal structures of cupromakovickyite and makovickyite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 46, 515-523   [view file]