Clausthalite R070169



Name: Clausthalite
RRUFF ID: R070169
Ideal Chemistry: PbSe
Locality: Colquechaca, Chayanta Province, Potosí Department, Bolivia
Source: Michael Scott S103945 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Silver gray with a hint of blue, foliated massive
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Rocksalt (15) ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Raman on an unoriented sample, Raman spectra are forbidden by symmetry
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RRUFF ID: R070169
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Sample Description: Raman on an unoriented sample, Raman spectra are forbidden by symmetry
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R070169.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 6.119(4)Å    b: 6.119(4)Å    c: 6.119(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 229.11(2)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 Clausthalite

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]

Beudant F S (1832) Claushalie, plomb sélénié, in Traité Élémentaire de Minéralogie, 2nd Edition Paris 531-534   [view file]

Ramsdell L S (1925) The crystal structure of some metallic sulfides, American Mineralogist, 10, 281-304   [view file]

Earley J W (1950) Description and synthesis of the selenide minerals, American Mineralogist, 35, 337-364   [view file]

Noda Y, Masumoto K, Ohba S, Saito Y, Toriumi K, Iwata Y, Shibuya I (1987) Temperature dependence of atomic thermal parameters of lead chalcogenides, PbS, PbSe and PbTe, Acta Crystallographica, C43, 1443-1445

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]