Heazlewoodite R061074

Name: Heazlewoodite
RRUFF ID: R061074
Ideal Chemistry: Ni3S2
Locality: Tasmania, Australia
Source: Michael Scott S102794 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale gray metallic massive
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R061074
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R061074.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 4.070(4)Å    b: 4.070(4)Å    c: 4.070(4)Å
alpha: 89.69(3)°    beta: 89.69(3)°    gamma: 89.69(3)°   Volume: 67.42(6)Å3    Crystal System: rhombohedral
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Heazlewoodite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Metcalf P A, Fanwick P, Kakol Z, Honig J M (1993) Synthesis and characterization of Ni3S2 single crystals, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 104, 81-87

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Gibbs G V, Downs R T, Prewitt C T, Rosso K M, Ross N L, Cox D F (2005) Electron density distributions calculated for the nickel sulfides millerite, vaesite, and heazlewoodite and nickel metal: A case for the importance of Ni-Ni bond paths for electron transport, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 109, 21788-21795   [view file]

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Yu Y G, Ross N L (2011) Vibrational and thermodynamic properties of Ni3S2 polymorphs from first-principles calculations, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 38, 241-249