Digenite R060840



Name: Digenite
RRUFF ID: R060840
Ideal Chemistry: Cu1.8S
Locality: Butte, Montana, USA
Source: Michael Scott S101004 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black to deep blue metallic massive, diffraction indicates that this sample is in the high temperature form
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Digenite (3) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060840.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Cu1.66Fe0.02)Σ=1.68S1.00
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R060840
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 65% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060840.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.5502(2)Å    b: 5.5502(2)Å    c: 5.5502(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 170.97(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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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Digenite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Buerger N W (1942) X-ray evidence of the existence of the mineral digenite, Cu9S5, American Mineralogist, 27, 712-716   [view file]

Donnay G, Donnay J D H, Kullerud G (1957) Crystal and twin structure of digenite, Cu9S5, Acta Crystallographica, 10, 764-764

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International Mineralogical Association (1962) International Mineralogical Association: Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 33, 260-263   [view file]

Morimoto N, Kullerud G (1963) Polymorphism in digenite, American Mineralogist, 48, 110-123   [view file]

Roseboom E H (1966) An investigation of the system Cu-S and some natural copper sulfides between 25° and 700° C, Economic Geology, 61, 641-672

Rau H (1967) Defect equilibria in cubic high temperature copper sulfide (digenite), Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, 28, 903-916

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Cook W R (1972) Phase changes in Cu2S as a function of temperature, National Bureau of Standards Special Publication 364, Solid State Chemistry, 364, 703-712   [view file]

Mathieu H J, Rickert H (1972) Elektrochemisch-thermodynamische Untersuchungen am System Kupfer-Schwefel bei Temperaturen T = 15-90°C, Zeitschrift für Physikalische Chemie Neue Folge, 79, 315-330

Potter R W II (1977) An electrochemical investigation of the system copper-sulfur, Economic Geology, 72, 1524-1542

Tatsuka K, Morimoto N (1977) Tetrahedrite stability relations in the Cu-Fe-Sb-S system, American Mineralogist, 62, 1101-1109   [view file]

Pierce L, Buseck P R (1978) Superstructuring in the bornite-digenite series: a high-resolution electron microscopy study, American Mineralogist, 63, 1-16   [view file]

International Mineralogical Association (1980) International Mineralogical Association: Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 43, 1053-1055   [view file]

Evans H T (1981) Copper coordination in low chalcocite djurleite and other copper-rich sulfides, American Mineralogist, 66, 807-818   [view file]

Whiteside L S, Goble R J (1986) Structural and compositional changes in copper sulfides during leaching and dissolution, The Canadian Mineralogist, 24, 247-258   [view file]

Yamamoto K, Kashida S (1991) X-ray study of the average structures of Cu2Se and Cu1.8S in the room temperature and the high temperature phases, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 93, 202-211

Pósfai M, Buseck P R (1994) Djurleite, digenite, and chalcocite: Intergrowths and transformations, American Mineralogist, 79, 308-315   [view file]

Will G, Hinze E, Abdelrahman ARM (2002) Crystal structure analysis and refinement of digenite, Cu1.8S, in the temperature range 20 to 500 C under controlled sulfur partial pressure, European Journal of Mineralogy, 14, 591-598