Hedleyite R100114

Name: Hedleyite
RRUFF ID: R100114
Ideal Chemistry: Bi7Te3
Locality: Good Hope mine, Hedley, British Columbia, Canada
Source: Robert Woodside [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Tin-white platy masses
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Tetradymite (8) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R100114
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R100114.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 4.462(7)Å    b: 4.462(7)Å    c: 17.81(6)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 307.1(1)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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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 Hedleyite

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]

Fleischer M (1945) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 30, 644-644   [view file]

Warren H V, Peacock M A (1945) Hedleyite, a new bismuth telluride from British Columbia, with notes on wehrlite and some bismuth-tellurium alloys, University of Toronto Studies: VI. Geological Series, 49, 55-69   [view file]

Thompson R M (1949) The telluride minerals and their occurrence in Canada, American Mineralogist, 34, 342-382   [view file]

Fleischer M (1963) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 48, 433-437   [view file]

Cook N J, Ciobanu C L, Wagner T, Stanley C J (2007) Minerals of the system Bi-Te-Se-S related to the tetradymite archetype: review of the classification and compositional varation, The Canadian Mineralogist, 45, 665-708   [view file]

Ciobanu C L, Pring A, Cook N J, Self P, Jefferson D, Dima G I, Melnikov V (2009) Chemical-structural modularity in the tetradymite group: A HRTEM study, American Mineralogist, 94, 517-534   [view file]

Cabral A R, Corrěa Neto A V (2015) Empirical Bi8Te3 and Bi2Te from the São Sebastião gold deposit, Brazil: Implications for lode-gold mineralization in Minas Gerais, The Canadian Mineralogist, 53, 1061-1072