Kusachiite R220013

Name: Kusachiite
RRUFF ID: R220013
Ideal Chemistry: Cu2+Bi3+2O4
Locality: Fuka mine, Takahashi City, Okayama Prefecture, Japan
Source: Joan Rosell Riba
Owner: Joan Rosell Riba
Description: Globular aggregates of black, short prismatic crystals, associated with calcite and cahnite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been determined by Raman spectroscopy and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Minium (6) ]
RRUFF ID: R220013.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R220013
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Jobin-Yvon LabRam HR800 - CCiTUB Barcelona 532nm @ 50% of 5mW
REFERENCES for Kusachiite

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]

García-Muñoz J L, Rodríguez-Carvajal J, Sapiña F, Sanchis M J, Ibáñez R, Beltrán-Porter D (1990) Crystal and magnetic structures of Bi2CuO4, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 2, 2205-2214

Henmi C (1995) Kusachiite, CuBi2O4, a new mineral from Fuka, Okayama Prefecture, Japan, Mineralogical Magazine, 59, 545-548   [view file]

Jambor J L, Pertsev N N, Roberts A C (1996) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 81, 516-520   [view file]

Malashchonak M, Streltsov E, Mazanik A, Korolik O, Kulak A, Puzikova D, Dergacheva M, Selskis A (2020) Effective p-type photocurrent sensitization of n-Bi2O3 with p-CuBi2O4 and p-CuO: Z-scheme photoelectrochemical system, Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry, 24, 401-409