Luzonite R070247

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Name: Luzonite
RRUFF ID: R070247
Ideal Chemistry: Cu3AsS4
Locality: Huaron Mining District, San Jose de Huayllay district, Cerro de Pasco, Alcides Carrión Province, Pasco department, Peru
Source: Michael Scott S105151 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black metallic crystals with pinkish hue. The electron microscope image shows three distinct fine-scale phases related to As and Sb content
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 Luzonite samples (2) ]
RRUFF ID: R070247.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Cu3.01(As0.67Sb0.31)Σ=0.98S4; (Light), Cu3.00(As0.74Sb0.22)Σ=0.96S4 (Inter. gray), Cu3.01(As0.84Sb0.16)Σ=1.00S4 (Dark)
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070247
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070247.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.3193(9)Å    b: 5.3193(9)Å    c: 10.543(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 298.3(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 Luzonite

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]

Weisbach A (1874) Luzonit, Mineralogische Mittheilungen, 1874, 257-258   [view file]

Klockmann F (1891) Mineralogische Mittheilungen aus den Sammlungen der Bergakademie zu Clausthal, Zeitschrift für Krystallographie und Mineralogie, 19, 265-275   [view file]

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

Marumo F, Nowacki W (1967) A refinement of the crystal structure of luzonite, Cu3AsS4, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 124, 1-8   [view file]

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

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