Sarabauite R060495

Name: Sarabauite
RRUFF ID: R060495
Ideal Chemistry: Sb4S6·CaSb6O10
Locality: Sarabau mine, near Bau, Sarawak, Borneo (Malaysia)
Source: Michael Scott S100032 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Red tabular crystals associated with white wollastonite
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
RRUFF ID: R060495.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Ca1.00Sb3+10.00O10S6.00
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R060495
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 80% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060495.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 25.35(1)Å    b: 5.661(3)Å    c: 16.900(9)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 117.62(1)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 2149(5)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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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 Sarabauite

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]

Fleischer M, Cabri L J, Pabst A (1977) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 62, 1259-1262   [view file]

Nakai I, Koto K, Nagashima K, Morimoto N (1977) The crystal structure of sarabauite CaSb10O10S6, a new oxide sulfide mineral, Chemistry Letters, 1977, 275-276

Nakai I, Adachi H, Matsubara S, Kato A, Masutomi K, Fujiwara T, Nagashima K (1978) Sarabauite, a new oxide sulfide mineral from the Sarabau mine, Sarawak, Malaysia, American Mineralogist, 63, 715-719   [view file]

Nakai I, Nagashima K, Koto K, Morimoto N (1978) Crystal structure of oxide-chalcogenide. I. The crystal stucture of sarabauite CaSb10O10S6, Acta Crystallographica, B34, 3569-3572