Ferroselite R070461

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Name: Ferroselite
RRUFF ID: R070461
Ideal Chemistry: FeSe2
Locality: Virgin No. 3 mine, Paradox Valley, Uravan District, Montrose County, Colorado, USA
Source: Michael Scott S105137 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Yellowish silver metallic prismatic crystals. Used in the Lavina et al (2018) study
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Marcasite (2) ]
RRUFF ID: R070461.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Fe1.00Se2.00
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070461
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070461.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 4.795(3)Å    b: 5.777(4)Å    c: 3.584(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 99.31(6)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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Calculated diffraction file.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Ferroselite

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]

Tengnér S (1938) Über diselenide und ditelluride von eisen, kobalt und nickel, Zeitschrift für Anorganische und Allgemeine Chemie, 239, 126-132   [view file]

Buryanova E Z, Komkov A I (1955) A new mineral - ferroselite, Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR, 105, 812-813   [view file]

Fleischer M (1956) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 41, 671-674   [view file]

Granger H C (1966) Ferroselite in a roll-type uranium deposit, Powder River Basin, Wyoming, U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper, 550-C, 133-137

Nickel E H (1969) The application of ligand-field concepts to an understanding of the structural stabilities and solid-solution limits of sulphides and related minerals, Chemical Geology, 5, 233-241

Pickardt J, Reuter B, Riedel E, Söchtig J (1975) On the formation of FeSe2 single crystals by chemical transport reactions, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 15, 366-368

Lutz H D, Muller B (1991) Lattice vibration spectra. LXVIII. Single-crystal Raman spectra of marcasite-type iron chalcogenides and pnictides, FeX2 (X=S,Se,Te;P,As,Sb), Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 18, 265-268

Cabral A R, Koglin N, Brätz H (2012) Gold-bearing ferroselite (FeSe2) from Trogtal, Harz, Germany, and significance of its Co/Ni ratio, Journal of Geosciences, 58, 265-272

Lavina B, Downs R T, Sinogeikin S (2018) The structure of ferroselite, FeSe2, at pressures up to 46 GPa and temperatures down to 50 K: A single-crystal micro-diffraction analysis, Crystals, 8, 289; doi:10.3390/cryst807   [view file]