Luzonite R060390



Name: Luzonite
RRUFF ID: R060390
Ideal Chemistry: Cu3AsS4
Locality: Bern-Shan Pit, Chinkuashi mine, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
Source: Michael Scott S100181 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black coarse massive with two directions of obvious cleavage
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Groups: [ Stannite (11) ] [ Sphalerite (35) ]
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060390.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Cu3.01(As0.85Sb0.15)Σ=1.00S4
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: R060390
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 65% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060390.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.339(6)Å    b: 5.339(6)Å    c: 10.60(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 302.2(2)Å3    Crystal System: tetragonal
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Luzonite

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]

Weisbach A (1874) Luzonit, Mineralogische Mittheilungen, 1874, 257-258   [view file]

Klockmann F (1891) Mineralogische mittheilungen aus den sammlungen der Bergakademie zu Clausthal, Zeitschrift für Krystallographie und Mineralogie, 19, 265-275   [view file]

Gaines R V (1957) Luzonite, famatinite and some related minerals, American Mineralogist, 42, 766-779   [view file]

Lévy C (1967) Contribution a la minéralogie des sulfures de cuivre du type Cu3XS4, Mémoires du Bureau de Recherches Géologiques et Minières, 54, 1-178   [view file]

Marumo F, Nowacki W (1967) A refinement of the crystal structure of luzonite, Cu3AsS4, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 124, 1-8   [view file]

Fleischer M (1968) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 53, 2103-2106   [view file]

Pósfai M, Buseck P (1998) Relationships between microstructure and composition in enargite and luzonite, American Mineralogist, 83, 373-382   [view file]