Sartorite R130104



Name: Sartorite
RRUFF ID: R130104
Ideal Chemistry: PbAs2S4
Locality: Lengenbach Quarry, Im Feld, Binn Valley, Wallis, Switzerland
Source: Donald Doell (Small piece), Rock Currier (Large piece) [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Prismatic dark lead-grey crystals, associated with pyrite, dolomite, and quartz.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Sartorite (5) ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R130104.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 37.67(1)Å    b: 7.885(5)Å    c: 20.016(8)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 101.96(3)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 5816(1)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 Sartorite

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]

Dana J D, Brush G J (1868) 105. Sartorite, in A System of Mineralogy, Fifth Edition John Wiley and Sons New York 87-88   [view file]

Iitaka Y, Nowacki W (1961) A refinement of the pseudo crystal structure of scleroclase PbAs2S4, Acta Crystallographica, 14, 1291-1292

Makovicky E (1985) The building principles and classification of sulphosalts based on the SnS archetype, Fortschritte der Mineralogie, 63, 45-89

Pring A (1990) Disordered intergrowths in lead-arsenic sulfide minerals and the paragenesis of the sartorite-group minerals, American Mineralogist, 75, 289-294   [view file]

Pring A (2001) The crystal chemistry of the sartorite group minerals from Lengenbach, Binntal, Switzerland - a HRTEM study, Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 81, 69-87

Berlepsch P, Armbruster T, Topa D (2002) Structural and chemical variations in rathite, Pb8Pb4-x(Tl2As2)x(Ag2As2)As16S40: modulations of a parent structure, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 217, 581-590

Roth P (2007) Sartorite, in Minerals first discovered in Switzerland and minerals named after Swiss individuals Kristallografik Verlag Achberg Germany 128-129

Makovicky E, Topa D (2015) Crystal chemical formula for sartorite homologues, Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 25-31

Makovicky E, Topa D, Stoeger B (2018) The crystal structures of heptasartorite, Tl7Pb22As55S108, and enneasartorite, Tl6Pb32As70S140, two members of an anion-omission series of complex sulfosalts from Lengenbach, the Swiss Alps, and comparison with the structures of As-Sb sartorite homologues, European Journal of Mineralogy, 30, 149-164

Makovicky E (2019) Algorithms for calculations of homologue order N in the homologous series of sulfosalts, European Journal of Mineralogy, 31, 83-97