Edgarite R060850



Name: Edgarite
RRUFF ID: R060850
Ideal Chemistry: FeNb3S6
Locality: Kukisvumchorr Mountain, Khibina massif, Kola, Russia
Source: Michael Scott S100920 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dark gray coating on pyrrhotite
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R060850
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Edgarite

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]

Anzenhofer K, van den Berg J M, Cossee P, Helle J N (1970) The crystal structures and magnetic susceptibilities of MnNb3S6, FeNb3S6, CoNb3S6 and NiNb3S6, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, 31, 1057-1067

Barkov A Y, Martin R F, Men'shikov Y P, Savchenko Y E, Thibault Y, Laajoki K V O (2000) Edgarite, FeNb3S6, first natural niobium rich sulfide from the Khibina alkaline complex, Russian Far North: evidence for chalcophile behavior of Nb in a fenite, Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, 138, 229-236

Jambor J L, Puziewicz J, Roberts A C (2000) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 85, 1843-1847   [view file]

Mandarino J A (2002) New minerals, The Canadian Mineralogist, 40, 1001-1020   [view file]

Pekov I V (2007) New minerals from former Soviet Union countries, 1998-2006: new minerals approved by the IMA commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Almanac, 11, 9-51   [view file]

Bindi L, Martin R F (2018) Edgarite, FeNb3S6, from the Khibina alkaline complex, Russia: solution of the crystal structure, The Canadian Mineralogist, 56, 259-264