Famatinite R110021

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Name: Famatinite
RRUFF ID: R110021
Ideal Chemistry: Cu3SbS4
Locality: Mohawk mine, Goldfield, Esmeralda County, Nevada, USA
Source: William Pinch [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pinkish grey, metallic massive associated with dark grey metallic massive to granular goldfieldite, R110023
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Groups: [ Stannite (11) ] [ Sphalerite (35) ]
Quick search: [ All Famatinite samples (2) ]
RRUFF ID: R110021.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Cu3.02(Sb0.53As0.48)Σ=1.01S4
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R110021
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 25% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R110021.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.345(2)Å    b: 5.345(2)Å    c: 10.630(6)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 303.7(1)Å3    Crystal System: tetragonal
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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 Famatinite

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]

Stelzner A (1873) Mineralogische Beobachtungen im Gebiete der argentinischen Republik, Mineralogische Mittheilungen, 4, 219-254   [view file]

Gaines R V (1957) Luzonite, famatinite and some related minerals, American Mineralogist, 42, 766-779   [view file]

Alieva A G, Pinsker Z G (1961) An electron diffraction study of Cu3SbS4, Soviet Physics - Crystallography, 6, 161-164   [view file]

Lévy C (1967) Contribution a la minéralogie des sulfures de cuivre du type Cu3XS4, Mémoires du Bureau de Recherches Géologiques et Minières, 54, 1-178   [view file]

Garin J, Parthé E (1972) The crystal structure of Cu3PSe4 and other ternary normal tetrahedral structure compounds with composition 13564, Acta Crystallographica, B28, 3672-3674

Tatsuka K, Morimoto N (1977) Tetrahedrite stability relations in the Cu-Fe-Sb-S system, American Mineralogist, 62, 1101-1109   [view file]

Pfitzner A, Bernert T (2004) The system Cu3AsS4 - Cu3SbS4 and investigations on normal tetrahedral structures, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 219, 20-26

Ramasamy K, Sims H, Butler W H, Gupta A (2014) Selective nanocrystal synthesis and calculated electronic structure of all four phases of copper–antimony–sulfide, Chemistry of Materials, 26, 2891-2899