Freibergite R061081

Name: Freibergite
RRUFF ID: R061081
Ideal Chemistry: Ag6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S12
Locality: Sadie mine, Elsa, Yukon, Canada
Source: Lloyd Twaites LT 863 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dark gray metallic massive
Status: The identification of this mineral has been made only by X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Tennantite (11) ]
RRUFF ID: R061081.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R061081
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 40% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R061081.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.6026(1)Å    b: 10.6026(1)Å    c: 10.6026(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1191.91(4)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 Freibergite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Biagioni C, George L L, Cook N J, Makovicky E, Moëlo Y, Pasero M, Sejkora J, Stanley C J, Welch M D, Bosi F (2020) The tetrahedrite group: Nomenclature and classification, American Mineralogist, 105, 109-122