Domeykite R070435

Name: Domeykite
RRUFF ID: R070435
Ideal Chemistry: Cu3As
Locality: Algodones mines, El Algodón, Huasco Province, Atacama Region,Chile
Source: Michael Scott S103799 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Grey metallic massive associated with scorodite
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Domeykite (1) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070435
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Domeykite

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]

Haidinger W (1845) Zweite Klasse: Geogenide. XIII. Ordnung. Kiese V. Kupperkies. Domeykit., in Handbuch der Bestimmenden Mineralogie Bei Braumüller and Seidel Wien 559-562   [view file]

Michejev V I (1949) On alpha-, beta- and gamma-domeykite, Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 78, 3-7   [view file]

Heyding R D, Despault G J G (1960) The copper/arsenic system and the copper arsenide minerals, Canadian Journal of Chemistry, 38, 2477-2481

Welin E (1968) Notes on the mineralogy of Sweden 6. X-ray powder data for minerals from Långban and the related mineral deposits of Central Sweden, Arkiv för Mineralogi och Geologi, 4, 499-541

Iglesias J E, Nowacki W (1977) Refinement of the crystal structure of α domeykite, a structure related to the A15 type, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 145, 334-345   [view file]