Krut'aite R060381

Name: Krut'aite
RRUFF ID: R060381
Ideal Chemistry: CuSe2
Locality: El Dragon mine, Potosi, Bolivia
Source: Michael Scott S100093 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Grey metallic octahedra
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Pyrite (16) ]
RRUFF ID: R060381.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Cu0.67Ni0.32Fe0.01)Σ=1Se2.00
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060381
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 10% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060381.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 6.043(2)Å    b: 6.043(2)Å    c: 6.043(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 220.66(5)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 Krut'aite

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]

Johan Z, Picot P, Pierrot R, Kvacek M (1972) La krutaïte, CuSe2, un nouveau minéral du groupe de la pyrite, Bulletin de la Société Française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie, 95, 475-481   [view file]

Fleischer M (1974) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 59, 208-212   [view file]

Kjekshus A, Rakke T, Andresen A (1974) Compounds of the marcasite type crystal structure. IX. Structural data for FeAs2, FeSe2, NiAs2, NiSb2, and CuSe2, Acta Chemica Scandinavica, A28, 996-1000

Krill G, Panissod P, Lapierre M F, Gautier F, Robert C, Eddine M N (1976) Magnetic properties and phase transitions of the metallic CuX2 dichalcogenides (X = S, Se, Te) with pyrite structure, Journal of Physics C: Solid State Physics, 9, 1521-1533

Milman, V (2002) Klockmannite, CuSe: structure, properties and phase stability from ab initio modeling, Acta Crystallographica, B58, 437-447

Burke E A J (2008) Tidying up mineral names: an IMA-CNMNC scheme for suffixes, hyphens and diacritical marks, The Mineralogical Record, 39, 131-135   [view file]