Benjaminite R070399

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Record 433 of 4216  

Name: Benjaminite
RRUFF ID: R070399
Ideal Chemistry: Ag3Bi7S12
Locality: Outlaw Mine, Round Mountain District, Nye County, Nevada, USA
Source: Michael Scott S101746 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black polished crystals embedded in epoxy, co-type specimen
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Pavonite (2) ]
RRUFF ID: R070399.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070399
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 10% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Benjaminite

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]

Foshag W F (1925) New minerals: new species, American Mineralogist, 10, 333-334   [view file]

Shannon E V (1925) Benjaminite, a new sulphosalt mineral of the klaprotholite group, Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 65, issue 24 1-9   [view file]

Nuffield E W (1953) Benjaminite, American Mineralogist, 38, 550-552   [view file]

Fleischer M (1968) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 53, 348-351   [view file]

Borodaev Y S, Mozgowa N N (1971) New group of the sulfbismuthides of Ag, Pb, and Cu, Society of Mining and Geology Japan, 2, 35-41

Fleischer M (1972) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 57, 1311-1317   [view file]

Harris D C, Chen T T (1975) Benjaminite, reinstated as a valid species, The Canadian Mineralogist, 13, 402-407   [view file]

Nuffield E W (1975) Benjaminite - a re-examination of the type mineral, The Canadian Mineralogist, 13, 394-407   [view file]

Karup-Møller S, Makovicky E (1979) On pavonite, cupropavonite, benjaminite, and « oversubstituted » gustavite, Bulletin de Minéralogie, 102, 351-367

Makovicky E, Mumme W G (1979) The crystal structure of benjaminite Cu0.50Pb0.40Ag2.30Bi6.80S12, The Canadian Mineralogist, 17, 607-618   [view file]