Schafarzikite R120039



Name: Schafarzikite
RRUFF ID: R120039
Ideal Chemistry: Fe2+(Sb3+)2O4
Locality: Pernek, Slovakia
Source: Bob Jenkins [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dark red elongated prismatic crystals with good cleavage, associated with white prismatic valentinite crystals.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Trippkeite (2) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R120039.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Fe2+0.96Si0.02Sb3+1.99O4
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R120039
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R120039.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.615(1)Å    b: 8.615(1)Å    c: 5.915(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 438.96(5)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 Schafarzikite

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]

Krenner J A (1921) Schafarzikit, ein neues mineral, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 56, 198-200   [view file]

Wherry E T, Foshag W F (1921) New mineral names-doubtful species, American Mineralogist, 6, 173-174   [view file]

Foshag W F (1928) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 13, 491-494   [view file]

Byström A, Hök B, Mason B (1942) The crystal structure of zinc metantimonate and similar compounds, Arkiv för Kemi, Mineralogi och Geologi, 15B4, 1-8

Zemann J (1951) Formel und kristallstruktur des schafarzikits, Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 2, 166-175

Faust G T, Fleischer M (1952) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 37, 135-136   [view file]

Fischer R, Pertlik F (1975) Verfeinerung der kristallstruktur des schafarzikites, FeSb2O4, Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 22, 236-241

Mellini M, Merlino S (1979) Versiliaite and apuanite: derivative structures related to schafarzikite, American Mineralogist, 64, 1235-1242   [view file]

Mellini M, Amouric M, Baronnet A, Mercuriot G (1981) Microstructures and nonstoichiometry in schafarzikite-like minerals, American Mineralogist, 66, 1073-1079   [view file]

Chater R, Gavarri J R, Hewat A W (1985) Structures isomorphes MeX2O4—Evolution structurale entre 2 K et 300 K de l’antimonite FeSb2O4: elasticité et ordre magnétique anisotropes, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 60, 78-86

Hinrichsen B, Dinnebier R E, Rajiv P, Hanfland M, Grzechnik A, Jansen M (2006) Advances in data reduction of high-pressure X-ray powder diffraction data from two-dimensional detectors: a case study of schafarzikite (FeSb2O4), Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 18, S1021-S1037

Sejkora J, Ozdín D, Vitáloš J, Tuček P, Čejka J, Ďuďa R (2007) Schafarzikite from the type locality Pernek (Malé Karpaty Mountains, Slovak Republic) revisited, European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 419-427

Bahfenne S, Rintoul L, Frost R L (2011) Single-crystal Raman spectroscopy of natural schafarzikite FeSb2O4 from Pernek, Slovak Republic, American Mineralogist, 96, 888-894   [view file]

Kharbish S (2012) Raman spectra of minerals containing interconnected As(Sb)O3 pyramids: trippkeite and schafarzikite, Journal of Geosciences, 57, 53-62

Leverett P, Reynolds J K, Roper A J, Williams P A (2012) Tripuhyite and schafarzikite: two of the ultimate sinks for antimony in the natural environment, Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 891-902   [view file]