Tennantite R110024



Name: Tennantite
RRUFF ID: R110024
Ideal Chemistry: Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13
Locality: Quiruvilca, La Libertad Department, Peru
Source: William Pinch
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black metallic tetrahedral crystals associated with pinkish grey famatinite, R110022, on pyrite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Tennantite (11) ]
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RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
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RRUFF ID: R110024
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 1% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R110024.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.238(2)Å    b: 10.238(2)Å    c: 10.238(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1073.0(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 Tennantite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Makovicky E, Tippelt G, Forcher K, Lottermoser W, Karup-Møller S, Amthauer G (2003) Mössbauer study of Fe-bearing synthetic tennantite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 41, 1125-1134   [view file]

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]

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Makovicky E, Karanović L, Poleti D, Balić-Zunić T, Paar W H (2005) Crystal structure of copper-rich unsubstituted tennantite, Cu12.5As4S13, The Canadian Mineralogist, 43, 679-688   [view file]

Kharbish S, Libowitzky E, Beran A (2007) The effect of As-Sb substitution in the Raman spectra of tetrahedrite-tennantite and pyrargyrite-proustite solid solutions, European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 567-574

Apopei A I, Damian G, Buzgar N, Buzatu A, Andráš P, Milovska S (2017) The determination of the Sb/As content in natural tetrahedrite-tennantite and bournonite-seligmannite solid solution series by Raman spectroscopy, Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 1439-1456

Makovicky E, Karup-Møller S (2017) Exploratory studies of substitutions in the tetrahedrite/tennantite-goldfieldite solid solution, The Canadian Mineralogist, 55, 233-244