Tyrrellite R060481



Name: Tyrrellite
RRUFF ID: R060481
Ideal Chemistry: Cu(Co,Ni)2Se4
Locality: Eagle Claims, near Hal Lake, Beaverlodge Lake area, Saskatchewan, Canada
Source: Michael Scott S100238 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Gray metallic bleb
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Spinel (57) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060481.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Cu1.00(Co1.37Ni0.63)Σ=2Se4.00
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
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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: R060481.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.003(1)Å    b: 10.003(1)Å    c: 10.003(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1000.9(1)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 Tyrrellite

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]

Robinson S C, Brooker E J (1952) Notes and news: a cobalt-nickel-copper selenide from the Goldfields District, Saskatchewan, American Mineralogist, 37, 542-544   [view file]

Harris D C (1970) New data on tyrrellite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 10, 731-736   [view file]

Yang H, Hubler D K, Lavina B, Downs R T, Costin G (2007) Tyrrellite, Cu(Co0.68Ni0.32)2Se4, isostructural with spinel, Acta Crystallographica, C63, i73-i74   [view file]

Hazen R M, Hystad G, Golden J J, Hummer D R, Liu C, Downs R T, Morrison S M, Ralph J, Grew E S (2017) Cobalt mineral ecology, American Mineralogist, 102, 108-116