Benleonardite R070545

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Record 434 of 4216  

Name: Benleonardite
RRUFF ID: R070545
Ideal Chemistry: Ag15Cu(Sb,As)2S7Te4
Locality: Moctezuma mine, Moctezuma, Municipio de Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico
Source: Michael Scott S101738 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Lead-grey to black-grey metallic massive associated with azurite, malachite and barite, co-type specimen
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Polybasite (6) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070545
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Benleonardite

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]

Stanley C J, Criddle A J, Chisholm J E (1986) Benleonardite, a new mineral from the Bambolla mine, Moctezuma, Sonora, Mexico, Mineralogical Magazine, 50, 681-686   [view file]

Jambor J L, Grew E S, Puziewics J, Vanko D A (1988) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 73, 439-445   [view file]

Bindi L, Stanley C J, Spry P G (2015) New structural data reveal benleonardite to be a member of the pearceite-polybasite group, Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 1213-1221   [view file]

Hålenius U, Hatert F, Pasero M, Mills S J (2015) IMA Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC) Newsletter 28. New minerals and nomenclature modifications approved in 2015, Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 1859-1864   [view file]