Keilite R070104

Name: Keilite
RRUFF ID: R070104
Ideal Chemistry: FeS
Locality: Abee meteorite, Alberta, Canada
Source: Michael Scott S105070 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dark gray metallic polished fragment embedded in epoxy
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Rocksalt (15) ]
RRUFF ID: R070104.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Fe0.55Mg0.34Mn0.04Ca0.04Cr0.03)Σ=1S1.00
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Raman on an unoriented sample, Raman spectra are forbidden by symmetry

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RRUFF ID: R070104
Sample Description: Raman on an unoriented sample, Raman spectra are forbidden by symmetry
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Keilite

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]

Shimizu M, Yoshida H, Mandarino J A (2002) The new mineral species keilite, (Fe,Mg)S, the iron-dominant analogue of niningerite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 40, 1687-1692   [view file]

Jambor J L, Roberts A C (2003) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 88, 1626-1629   [view file]

Mandarino J A (2003) New minerals, The Canadian Mineralogist, 41, 803-828   [view file]

Karwowski L, Kryza R, Przylibski T A (2007) New chemical and physical data on keilite from the Zaklodzie enstatite achondrite, American Mineralogist, 92, 204-209   [view file]

Avril C, Malavergne V, Caracas R, Zanda B, Reynard B, Charon E, Bobocioiu E, Brunet F, Borensztajn S, Pont S, Tarrida M, Guyot F (2013) Raman spectroscopic properties and Raman identification of CaS-MgS-MnS-FeS-Cr2FeS4 sulfides in meteorites and reduced sulfur-rich systems, Meteoritics and Planetary Science, 48, 1415-1426