Aurostibite R060923

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Name: Aurostibite
RRUFF ID: R060923
Ideal Chemistry: AuSb2
Locality: Krásná Hora, Czech Republic
Source: Michael Scott S100862 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Gray massive crystals tarnished to gold color
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Pyrite (16) ]
RRUFF ID: R060923.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Au0.99Sb2.00
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060923
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 40% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060923.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 6.6518(8)Å    b: 6.6518(8)Å    c: 6.6518(8)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 294.3(1)Å3    Crystal System: cubic
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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 Aurostibite

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]

Oftedal I (1928) Über die Kristallstrukturen der verbindungen RuS2, OsS2, MnTe2 und AuSb2. Mit einem Anhang über die Gitterkonstant von Pyrit, Zeitschrift für Physikalische Chemie, 135, 291-299   [view file]

Graham A R, Kaiman S (1952) Aurostibite, AuSb2; a new mineral in the pyrite group, American Mineralogist, 37, 461-469   [view file]

Pearson W B (1964) Electrical resistivity, Hall coefficient, and thermoelectric power of AuSb2 AND Cu2Sb*, Canadian Journal of Physics, 42, 519-525

Furuseth S, Selte K, Kjekshus A (1967) On the solid solubility and structural properties of PdAs2-xSbx, PtP2-xAsx, PtP2-xSbx, PtP2-xBix, PtAs2-xSbx, PtAs2-xBix, PtSb2-xBix, Pdl-mPtmAs2, Pdl-mPtmSb2, Pdl-mAumSb2, and Ptl-mAumSb2, Acta Chemica Scandinavica, 21, 527-536

Freund G A, Kirby R D, Sellmyer D J (1977) Raman scattering from pyrite structure AuSb2, Solid State Communications, 22, 5-7

Ashley P M, Cook N D J, Hill R L (1990) Occurrence and significance of aurostibite in Sb-Au ore from Hillgrove, New South Wales, Australia, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1990, 537-551

Cook N J (1992) Antimony-rich mineral parageneses and their association with Au minerals within massive sulfide deposits at Sulitjelma, Norway, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1992, 97-106

Jedwab J, Chuva J M, Poot E (1992) Reflected-light microscope and SEM/EMP observations on the behaviour of aurostibite (AuSb2) during amalgamation, Mineralogical Magazine, 56, 561-565   [view file]

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]

Zachariáš, Němec (2017) Gold to aurostibite transformation and formation of Au-Ag-Sb phases: the Krásná Hora deposit, Czech Republic, Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 987-999