Cattierite R061039



Name: Cattierite
RRUFF ID: R061039
Ideal Chemistry: CoS2
Locality: Shinkolobwe, Belgian Congo
Source: Michael Scott S101473 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pinkish silver metallic
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Pyrite (16) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R061039.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R061039.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.518(4)Å    b: 5.518(4)Å    c: 5.518(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 168.02(6)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 Cattierite

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]

Kerr P F (1945) Cattierite and vaesite: New Co-Ni minerals from the Belgian Congo, American Mineralogist, 30, 483-497   [view file]

Nickel E H (1969) The application of ligand-field concepts to an understanding of the structural stabilities and solid-solution limits of sulphides and related minerals, Chemical Geology, 5, 233-241

Pratt J L, Bayliss P (1979) Crystal-structure refinement of cattierite, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 150, 163-167   [view file]

Fujii T, Yoshida A, Tanaka K, Marumo F, Noda Y (1986) High pressure compressibilities of pyrite and cattierite, Mineralogical Journal, 13, 202-211   [view file]

Nowack E, Schwarzenbach D, Gonschorek W, Hahn T (1989) Deformationsdichten in CoS2 und NiS2 mit pyritstruktur, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 186, 213-216   [view file]

Nowack E, Schwarzenbach D, Hahn T (1991) Charge densities in CoS2 and NiS2 (pyrite structure), Acta Crystallographica, B47, 650-659

Birkholz M (2014) Modeling the shape of ions in pyrite-type crystals, Crystals, 4, 390-403   [link]

Liu S, Li Y, Liu J, Shi Y (2015) First-principles study of sulfur isotope fractionation in pyrite-type disulfides, American Mineralogist, 100, 203-208

Hazen R M, Hystad G, Golden J J, Hummer D R, Liu C, Downs R T, Morrison S M, Ralph J, Grew E S (2017) Cobalt mineral ecology, American Mineralogist, 102, 108-116