Franckeite R060946


Name: Franckeite
RRUFF ID: R060946
Ideal Chemistry: Pb21.7Sn9.3Fe4.0Sb8.1S56.9
Locality: Hoei tin mine, Kyushu Island, Japan
Source: Lloyd Twaites [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black tabular metallic
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Cylindrite (3) ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R060946
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060946.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 4.0409(8)Å    b: 4.1151(8)Å    c: 17.772(4)Å
alpha: 105.04(3)°    beta: 96.90(3)°    gamma: 91.94(3)°   Volume: 282.7(1)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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REFERENCES for Franckeite

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]

Stelzner A W (1893) Ueber franckeit, ein neues erz aus Bolivia, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, 1893, 114-124   [view file]

Prior G T (1904) On teallite, a new sulphostannite of lead from Bolivia; and its relations to frankeite and cylindrite, Mineralogical Magazine, 14, 21-27   [view file]

Wang S, Kuo KH (1991) Crystal lattices and crystal chemistry of cylindrite and franckeite, Acta Crystallographica, A47, 381-392

Shimizu M, Moh G H, Kato A (1992) Potosiite and incaite from the Hoei mine, Japan, Mineralogy and Petrology, 46, 155-161

Lafond A, Nader A, Moelo Y, Meerschaut A, Briggs A, Perrin S, Monceau P, Rouxel J (1997) X-ray structure determination and superconductivity of a new layered misfit compound with a franckeite-like stacking, [(Pb,Sb)S]2.28NbS2, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 261, 114-122

Henriksen R B, Makovicky E, Stipp S L S, Nissen C, Eggleston C M (2002) Atomic-scale observations of franckeite surface morphology, American Mineralogist, 87, 1273-1278   [view file]

Makovicky E, Petříček V, Dušek M, Topa D (2011) The crystal structure of franckeite, Pb21.7Sn9.3Fe4.0Sb8.1S56.9, American Mineralogist, 96, 1686-1702   [view file]