Siegenite R050092



Name: Siegenite
RRUFF ID: R050092
Ideal Chemistry: CoNi2S4
Locality: Bunker Hill mine, Jasper County, Missouri, USA
Source: Rock Currier
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Silver metallic octahedra coating chalcopyrite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by X-ray diffraction
Mineral Group: [ Spinel (62) ]
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CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R050092.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
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RRUFF ID: R050092
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050092.1
Sample Description: Powder, mixed with chalcopyrite
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R050092.1
Sample Description: Powder, mixed with chalcopyrite [a:5.2903(5), c: 10.432(1)]
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.4204(3)Å    b: 9.4204(3)Å    c: 9.4204(3)Å
alpha: 90.°    beta: 90.°    gamma: 90.°   Volume: 836.01(7)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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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Siegenite

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]

Dana J D (1850) Siegenite, in A System of Mineralogy, Third Edition George P Putnam New York and London 687-687   [view file]

Knop O, Reid K I G, Sutarno, Nakagawa Y (1968) Chalkogenides of the transition elements. VI. X-Ray, neutron, and magnetic investigation of the spinels Co3O4, NiCo2O4, Co3S4, and NiCo2S4, Canadian Journal of Chemistry, 46, 3463-3476   [view file]

Petruk W, Harris D C, Stewart J M (1969) Langisite, a new mineral, and the rare minerals cobalt pentlandite, siegenite, parkerite and bravoite from the Langis mine, Cobalt-Gowganda area, Ontario, The Canadian Mineralogist, 9, 597-616   [view file]

Huang C H, Knop O (1971) Chalkogenides of the transition elements. VIII An X-ray and neutron diffraction study of spinel CoNi2S4, Canadian Journal of Chemistry, 40, 598-602

Zakrzewski M A (1984) Minerals of the bravoite – villamaninite series and cuprian siegenite from Karniowice, Poland, The Canadian Mineralogist, 22, 499-502   [view file]

Ondruš P, Veselovský F, Gabašová A, Hloušek J, Šrein V, Vavrín I, Skála R, Sejkora J, Drábek M (2003) Primary minerals of the Jáchymov ore district, Journal of the Czech Geological Society, 48, 19-147   [view file]

Hazen R M, Hystad G, Golden J J, Hummer D R, Liu C, Downs R T, Morrison S M, Ralph J, Grew E S (2017) Cobalt mineral ecology, American Mineralogist, 102, 108-116   [view file]

Beckett-Brown C E, McDonald A M, Zhe W (2018) A crystallographically oriented intergrowth of siegenite (CoNi2S4) and millerite from the Morokweng impact structure, South Africa: Chemistry, texture, and origin, The Canadian Mineralogist, 56, 705-722

Bosi F, Biagioni C, Pasero M (2019) Nomenclature and classification of the spinel supergroup, European Journal of Mineralogy, 31, 183-192