Miargyrite R050440

Name: Miargyrite
RRUFF ID: R050440
Ideal Chemistry: AgSbS2
Locality: Saint Andreasberg, Harz Mountains, Niedersachsen, Germany
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 1494 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black prismatic crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
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RRUFF ID: R050440.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Ag1.00Sb1.00S2.00
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050440
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 10% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R050440.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 12.872(3)Å    b: 4.404(2)Å    c: 13.214(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 98.48(2)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 740.8(5)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 Miargyrite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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