Kermesite R060742

Name: Kermesite
RRUFF ID: R060742
Ideal Chemistry: Sb2OS2
Locality: Pezinok, Czechoslovakia
Source: Michael Scott S101199 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dark red elongated bladed crystals associated with quartz and blue tanished gudmundite, R060741
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
RRUFF ID: R060742.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Sb2O1.11S1.9
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample.

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RRUFF ID: R060742
Sample Description: Unoriented sample.
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 65% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060742.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.125(8)Å    b: 10.67(1)Å    c: 5.772(8)Å
alpha: 102.80(5)°    beta: 110.62(4)°    gamma: 100.92(5)°   Volume: 436.7(8)Å3    Crystal System: triclinic
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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 Kermesite

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]

Beudant F S (1832) Kermès, antimoine rouge, in Traité Élémentaire de Minéralogie, 2nd Edition Paris 617-618   [view file]

Chapman E J (1843) Kermesite, in Practical Mineralogy Hippolyte Bailliere, Publisher London 61-61   [view file]

Kupčík V (1967) Die kristallstruktur des kermesits, Sb2S2O, Naturwissenschaften, 54, 114-114

Bonazzi P, Menchetti S, Sabelli C (1987) Structure refinement of kermesite: symmetry, twinning, and comparison with stibnite, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1987, 557-567

Kharbish S, Libowitzky E, Beran A (2009) Raman spectra of isolated and interconnected pyramidal XS3 groups (X = Sb, Bi) in stibnite, bismuthinite, kermesite, stephanite and bournonite, European Journal of Mineralogy, 21, 325-333