Eucairite R060639



Name: Eucairite
RRUFF ID: R060639
Ideal Chemistry: CuAgSe
Locality: Mina Santa Brigida, Sierra de Famatina, La Rioja, Argentina
Source: Michael Scott S100814 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black metallic coarsely crystalline massive
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060639.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Cu1.00Ag1.00Se1.00
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 780nm @ 65% of 600mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060639.9
Sample Description: Powder, using Mo radiation
Cell Refinement Output: a: 4.081(4)Å    b: 4.081(4)Å    c: 6.344(5)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 105.6(2)Å3    Crystal System: tetragonal
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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 Eucairite

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]

Berzelius J (1818) III. Undersökning af några föreningar, som bero af svagare frändskaper 12. Undersökning om fórekommandet af selenium i mineralriket, Afhandlingar i Fysik, Kemi och Mineralogi, 6, 134-144   [view file]

Klockmann F (1891) Mineralogische mittheilungen aus den sammlungen der Bergakademie zu Clausthal, Zeitschrift für Krystallographie und Mineralogie, 19, 265-275   [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]

Frueh A J, Czamanske G K, Knight C (1957) The crystallography of eucairite, CuAgSe, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 108, 389-396   [view file]