Kësterite R120098



Name: Kësterite
RRUFF ID: R120098
Ideal Chemistry: Cu2ZnSnS4
Locality: Xuebaoding, Sichuan Province, China
Source: Marcus Origlieri [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Metallic gray surficially altered to green mushistonite
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Groups: [ Stannite (11) ] [ Sphalerite (35) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R120098.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Cu2.04(Zn0.84Fe0.18)Sn1.01S4
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
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RRUFF ID: R120098
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R120098.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.440(1)Å    b: 5.440(1)Å    c: 10.872(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 321.76(7)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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REFERENCES for Kësterite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Ivanov V V, Pyatenko Y A (1959) On the so-called kesterite, Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 88, issue 2 165-168   [view file]

Lévy C (1967) Contribution a la minéralogie des sulfures de cuivre du type Cu3XS4, Mémoires du Bureau de Recherches Géologiques et Minières, 54, 1-178   [view file]

Fleischer M (1968) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 53, 2103-2106   [view file]

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Meisser N, Perseil E A, Brugger J, Chiappero P J, (1999) Strontiomelane, SrMn4+6Mn3+2O16, a new mineral species of the cryptomelane group from St. Marcel-Praborna, Aosta valley, Italy, The Canadian Mineralogist, 37, 673-678   [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]