Gersdorffite-Pca21 R070342

Name: Gersdorffite-Pca21
RRUFF ID: R070342
Ideal Chemistry: NiAsS
Locality: Leichtenberg, Fichtelgebirge, Franconia, Bavaria, Germany
Source: Michael Scott S104664 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dark grey metallic grains embedded in epoxy. Structure refined to determine space group.
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Cobaltite (5) ]
RRUFF ID: R070342.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ni0.94Fe0.04Co0.02)Σ=1(As0.99Sb0.01)Σ=1S1.00
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070342
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070342.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.6811(6)Å    b: 5.687(1)Å    c: 5.688(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 183.76(4)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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Calculated diffraction file.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Gersdorffite-Pca21

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Haidinger W (1845) Zweite Klasse: Geogenide. XIII. Ordnung. Kiese. III. Kobaltkies. Gersdorffit, in Handbuch der Bestimmenden Mineralogie Bei Braumüller and Seidel Wien 559-562   [view file]

Bayliss P (1982) A further crystal structure refinement of gersdorffite, American Mineralogist, 67, 1058-1064   [view file]

Bayliss P (1986) Subdivision of the pyrite group, and a chemical and X-ray-diffraction investigation of ullmannite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 24, 27-33   [view file]

Ondruš P, Veselovský F, Gabašová A, Hloušek J, Šrein V, Vavrín I, Skála R, Sejkora J, Drábek M (2003) Primary minerals of the Jáchymov ore district, Journal of the Czech Geological Society, 48, 19-147   [view file]