Aikinite R100117

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Name: Aikinite
RRUFF ID: R100117
Ideal Chemistry: CuPbBiS3
Locality: British Columbia Molybdenum mine, Kitsault, Alice Arm, British Columbia, Canada
Source: Robert Woodside [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Metallic black bladed and striated crystals, with tarnished surfaces, associated with quartz and pyrite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Meneghinite (7) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R100117
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 25% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R100117.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 11.651(2)Å    b: 4.0436(9)Å    c: 11.333(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 533.9(1)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Aikinite

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]

Chapman E J (1843) Aikenite, in Practical Mineralogy Hippolyte Bailliere, Publisher London 127-127   [view file]

Ohmasa M, Nowacki W (1970) A redetermination of the crystal structure of aikinite [BiS2|S|CuIVPbVII], Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 132, 71-86   [view file]

Kohatsu I, Wuensch B J (1971) The crystal structure of aikinite, PbCuBiS3, Acta Crystallographica, B27, 1245-1252   [link]

Mumme W G, Welin E, Wuensch B J (1976) Crystal chemistry and proposed nomenclature for sulfosalts intermediate in the system bismuthinite-aikinite (Bi2S3-CuPbBiS3), American Mineralogist, 61, 15-20   [view file]

Pring A, Hyde B G (1987) Structural disorder in lindströmite: a bismuthinite - aikinite derivative, The Canadian Mineralogist, 25, 393-399   [view file]

Pring A (1989) Structural disorder in aikinite and krupkaite, American Mineralogist, 74, 250-255   [view file]

Berlepsch P, Makovicky E, Balić-Žunić T (2001) Crystal chemistry of meneghinite homologues and related sulfosalts, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 2001, 115-135

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]

Izumino Y, Nakashima K, Nagashima M (2014) Cuprobismutite group minerals (cuprobismutite, hodrušhite, kupčíkite and padĕrite), other Bi-sulfosalts and Bi-tellurides from the Obari mine, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan, Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 109, 177-190