Bismuthinite R070533

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Name: Bismuthinite
RRUFF ID: R070533
Ideal Chemistry: Bi2S3
Locality: Llallagua, Bustillos Province, Potosi, Bolivia
Source: James Shigley [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Elongated tin-white prismatic crystals associated with black cassiterite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Stibnite (10) ]
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RRUFF ID: R070533.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070533
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070533.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 11.302(4)Å    b: 3.974(1)Å    c: 11.150(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 500.9(4)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 Bismuthinite

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]

Beudant F S (1832) Sulfures de bismuth. Bismuthine, in Traité Élémentaire de Minéralogie, 2nd Edition Paris 418-421   [view file]

Kupčík V, Veselá-Nováková L (1970) Zur Kristallstruktur des Bismuthinits, Bi2S3, Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen, 14, 55-59

Takeuchi Y, Ozawa T (1975) The structure of Cu4Bi4S9 and its relation to the structures of covellite, CuS and bismuthinite, Bi2S3, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 141, 217-232   [view file]

Pring A, Hyde B G (1987) Structural disorder in lindströmite: a bismuthinite - aikinite derivative, The Canadian Mineralogist, 25, 393-399   [view file]

Berlepsch P, Makovicky E, Balić-Žunić T (2001) Crystal chemistry of meneghinite homologues and related sulfosalts, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 2001, 115-135

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]

Kyono A, Kimata M (2004) Structural variations induced by difference of the inert pair effect in the stibnite-bismuthinite solid solution series (Sb,Bi)2S3, American Mineralogist, 89, 932-940   [view file]

Lundegaard L F, Makovicky E, Boffa-Ballaran T, Balić-Žunić T (2005) Crystal structure and cation lone electron pair activity of Bi2S3 between 0 and 10 GPa, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 32, 578-584

Kharbish S, Libowitzky E, Beran A (2009) Raman spectra of isolated and interconnected pyramidal XS3 groups (X = Sb, Bi) in stibnite, bismuthinite, kermesite, stephanite and bournonite, European Journal of Mineralogy, 21, 325-333

Izumino Y, Nakashima K, Nagashima M (2014) Cuprobismutite group minerals (cuprobismutite, hodrušhite, kupčíkite and padĕrite), other Bi-sulfosalts and Bi-tellurides from the Obari mine, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan, Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 109, 177-190