Clinosafflorite R130389



Name: Clinosafflorite
RRUFF ID: R130389
Ideal Chemistry: CoAs2
Locality: Ahrbar, Bou Azzer, Morocco
Source: Rock Currier [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Aggregates of metallic platy crystals, associated with arsenopyrite and skutterudite.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Lollingite (8) ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R130389
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 80% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R130389.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.926(4)Å    b: 5.866(4)Å    c: 5.942(5)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 116.85(4)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 184.3(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 Clinosafflorite

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]

Darmon R, Wintenberger M (1966) Structure cristalline de CoAs2, Bulletin de la Société Française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie, 89, 213-215   [view file]

Radcliffe D, Berry L G (1971) Clinosafflorite: A monoclinic polymorph of safflorite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 10, 877-881   [view file]

Fleischer M (1972) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 57, 1552-1561   [view file]

Burke E A J, Zakrzewski M A (1983) A cobalt–bearing sulfide — arsenide assemblage from the Nord mine (Finnshytteberg), Sweden: A new occurrence of clinosafflorite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 21, 129-136   [view file]

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]

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