Boulangerite R050436

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Name: Boulangerite
RRUFF ID: R050436
Ideal Chemistry: Pb5Sb4S11
Locality: Noche Buena mine, Noche Buena, Municipio de Mazapil, Zacatecas, Mexico
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 13704 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Mass of lead-gray acicular crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R050436.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Pb5.00Sb4.00S11.00
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 30% of 150mW
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INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050436.9
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R050436.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 23.58(6)Å    b: 21.25(5)Å    c: 4.037(8)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 2022(4)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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Calculated diffraction file.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Boulangerite

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]

Thaulow M C J (1837) Analyse eines antimonerzes vom Nasafjeld in Lapland, Annalen der Physik und Chemie, 41, 216-221   [view file]

Genth F A (1868) Contributions to mineralogy - No. VII, American Journal of Science and Arts, 95, 305-321   [view file]

Gordon S G, Levison W G, Wherry E T (1918) New minerals, American Mineralogist, 3, 39-40   [view file]

Robinson S C (1948) The identity of falkmanite and yenerite with boulangerite, American Mineralogist, 33, 716-723   [view file]

Born L, Hellner E (1960) Structural proposal for boulangerite, American Mineralogist, 45, 1266-1271   [view file]

Mumme W (1989) The crystal structure of Pb5.05(Sb3.75Bi0.28)S10.72Se0.28: boulangerite of near ideal composition, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1989, 498-512

Skowron A, Brown I D (1990) Refinement of the structure of boulangerite, Pb5Sb4S11, Acta Crystallographica, C46, 531-534

Bente K, Meier-Salimi M (1991) Substitution experiments and structure investigations on Ag-Tl-bearing boulangerites - a contribution to the rayite problem, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen, 163, 212-216

Kaden R, Wagner G, Bente K (2012) Crystal chemistry and electrical conductivity of boulangerite, dadsonite and iodine-substituted pillaite grown by chemical vapor transport, The Canadian Mineralogist, 50, 219-233   [view file]

Ventruti G, Stasi F, Pinto D, Vurro F, Renna M (2012) The plumose boulangerite from Bottino, Apuan Alps, Italy: Crystal structure, OD character and twinning, The Canadian Mineralogist, 50, 181-199   [view file]