Wakabayashilite R060747

Name: Wakabayashilite
RRUFF ID: R060747
Ideal Chemistry: (As,Sb)6As4S14
Locality: White Caps mine, Manhattan, Nye County, Nevada, USA
Source: Bob Jenkins [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Yellow fibrous aggregates
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
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RRUFF ID: R060747.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (As4.49Sb1.51)Σ=6As4.00S14.00
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060747
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 10% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060747.1
Sample Description: Powder, cell parameters are from single crystal
Cell Refinement Output: a: 25.31(1)Å    b: 14.613(6)Å    c: 6.515(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 2410(1)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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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 Wakabayashilite

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]

Kato A, Sakurai K, Ohsumi K (1970) Wakabayashilite (As,Sb)11S18, in Introduction to Japanese Minerals Geological Survey of Japan, Volume 39 92-93   [view file]

Fleischer M (1972) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 57, 1311-1317   [view file]

Scott J D, Nowacki W (1975) New data on wakabayashilite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 13, 418-419   [view file]

Bonazzi P, Lampronti G I, Bindi L, Zandari S (2005) Wakabayashilite, [(As,Sb)6S9][As4S5]: crystal structure, psuedosymmetry, twinning, and revised chemical formula, American Mineralogist, 90, 1108-1114   [view file]

Bonazzi P, Bindi L (2008) A crystallographic review of arsenic sulfides: Effects of chemical variations and changes induced by exposure to light, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 223, 132-147

Bindi L, Bonazzi P, Zoppi M, Spry P G (2014) Chemical variability in wakabayashilite: a real feature or an analytical artifact?, Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 693-702