Colusite R070568

Name: Colusite
RRUFF ID: R070568
Ideal Chemistry: Cu13VAs3S16
Locality: East Colusa mine, Butte, Silver Bow County, Montana, USA
Source: James Shigley [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Metallic bronze massive associated with quartz and pyrite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Groups: [ Sphalerite (35) ] [ Germanite (4) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070568
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 65% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070568.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.641(3)Å    b: 10.641(3)Å    c: 10.641(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1204.9(2)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 Colusite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Spry P G, Merlino S, Wang S, Zhang X, Buseck P R (1994) New occurrences and refined crystal chemistry of colusite, with comparisons to arsenosulvanite, American Mineralogist, 79, 750-762   [view file]

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Wagner T, Monecke T (2005) Germanium-bearing colusite from the Waterloo volcanic-rock-hosted massive sulfide deposit, Australia: crystal chemistry and formation of colusite-group minerals, The Canadian Mineralogist, 43, 655-669   [view file]

Gill S B, Piercey S J, Layton-Matthews D (2016) Mineralogy and metal zoning of the Cambrian Zn-Pb-Cu-Ag-Au Lemarchant volcanogenic massive sulfide (VMS) deposit, Newfoundland, The Canadian Mineralogist, 54, 1307-1344