Galena R060187

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Name: Galena
RRUFF ID: R060187
Ideal Chemistry: PbS
Locality: Polaris mine, Little Cornwallis Island, Northwest Territories, Canada
Source: Lloyd Twaites
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Lead-gray metallic cubo-octahedra
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Rocksalt (15) ]
Quick search: [ All Galena samples (2) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060187.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: Pb1.00S1.00
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Raman on an unoriented sample, Raman spectra are forbidden by symmetry
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RRUFF ID: R060187
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Sample Description: Raman on an unoriented sample, Raman spectra are forbidden by symmetry
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060187.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.9380(3)Å    b: 5.9380(3)Å    c: 5.9380(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 209.37(3)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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REFERENCES for Galena

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Brown J S (1936) Supergene sphalerite, galena and willemite at Balmat, N.Y., Economic Geology, 31, 331-354

Scott J D (1976) A microprobe-homogeneous intergrowth of galena and matildite from the Nipissing mine, Cobalt, Ontario, The Canadian Mineralogist, 14, 182-184   [view file]

Steger H F, Desjardins L E (1980) Oxidation of sulfide minerals. V. Galena, sphalerite and chalcocite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 18, 365-372   [view file]

Gasparrini C, Lowell G R (1985) Silver-bearing inclusions in "argentiferous" galena from the Silvermine district in southeastern Missouri, The Canadian Mineralogist, 23, 99-102   [view file]

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Foord E E, Shawe D R (1989) The Pb–Bi–Ag–Cu–(Hg) chemistry of galena and some associated sulfosalts: a review and some new data from Colorado, California and Pennsylvania, The Canadian Mineralogist, 27, 363-382   [view file]

Grice J D, Ferraris G (2003) New minerals approved in 2002 and nomenclature modifications approved in 1998-2002 by the Commission on the New Minerals and Mineral Names, International Mineralogical Association, The Canadian Mineralogist, 41, 795-802   [view file]

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Bell K, Zaitsev A N, Spratt J, Frōjdō S, Rukhlov A S (2015) Elemental, lead and sulfur isotopic compositions of galena from Kola carbonatites, Russia - implications for melt and mantle evolution, Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 219-241

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Kei M F, Markl G (2015) Weathering of galena: mineralogical processes, hydrogeochemical fluid path modeling, and estimation of the growth rate of pyromorphite, American Mineralogist, 100, 1584-1594

Gill S B, Piercey S J, Layton-Matthews D (2016) Mineralogy and metal zoning of the Cambrian Zn-Pb-Cu-Ag-Au Lemarchant volcanogenic massive sulfide (VMS) deposit, Newfoundland, The Canadian Mineralogist, 54, 1307-1344

Giebel R J, Gauert C D K, Marks M A W, Costin G, Markl G (2017) Multi-stage formation of REE minerals in the Palabora Carbonatite Complex, South Africa, American Mineralogist, 102, 1218-1233