Enargite R050442

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Name: Enargite
RRUFF ID: R050442
Ideal Chemistry: Cu3AsS4
Locality: Butte, Silver Bow County, Montana, USA
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 10457 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black prismatic crystals associated with pyrite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Groups: [ Enargite (4) ] [ Wurtzite (20) ]
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RRUFF ID: R050442.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Cu2.98As0.97Sb0.03S4
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R050442
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 80% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050442.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050442.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.4183(4)Å    b: 6.4276(3)Å    c: 6.1528(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 293.38(2)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 Enargite

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]

Breithaupt J F A, Plattner C F (1850) Enargit, ein neues Mineral aus der Ordnung der Glanze, Annalen der Physik und Chemie, 80, 383-391   [view file]

Pauling L, Weinbaum S (1934) The crystal structure of enargite, Cu3AsS4, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 88, 48-53   [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]

Fleischer M (1968) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 53, 2103-2106   [view file]

Adiwidjaja G, Löhn J (1970) Strukturverfeinerung von Enargit, Cu3AsS4, Acta Crystallographica, B26, 1878-1979

Henao J A, Díaz de Delgado G, Delgado J M, Castrillo F J, Odreman O (1994) Single-crystal structure refinement of enargite [Cu3AsS4], Materials Research Bulletin, 29, 1121-1127

Pósfai M, Buseck P (1998) Relationships between microstructure and composition in enargite and luzonite, American Mineralogist, 83, 373-382   [view file]

Karanovic L, Cvetkovic L, Poleti D, Balić-Žunić T, Makovicky E (2002) Crystal structure and absolute structure of enargite from Bor (Serbia), Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 2002, 241-253

Kouzmanov K, Ramboz C, Bailly L, Bogdanov K (2004) Genesis of high-sulfidation vinciennite-bearing Cu-As-Sn (±Au) assemblage from the Radka epithermal copper deposit, Bulgaria: evidence from mineralogy and infrared microthermometry of enargite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 42, 1501-1521   [view file]

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

Berkh K, Majzlan J, Meima J A, Plášil J, Rammlmair D (2023) The effect of chemical variability and weathering on Raman spectra of enargite and fahlore, European Journal of Mineralogy, 35, 737-754   [view file]