Stromeyerite R060909

Name: Stromeyerite
RRUFF ID: R060909
Ideal Chemistry: CuAgS
Locality: Gowganda, Ontario, Canada
Source: Royal Ontario Museum M16326 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Grey, metallic, pseudohexagonal flakes, conchoidal fracture
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
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RRUFF ID: R060909.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Ag1.00Cu1.00S1.00
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060909
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060909.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 4.0660(3)Å    b: 6.6315(5)Å    c: 7.9796(5)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 215.16(2)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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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 Stromeyerite

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]

Beudant F S (1832) Stromeÿerine, sulfure d’argent et cuivre, in Traité Élémentaire de Minéralogie, 2nd Edition Paris 410-411   [view file]

Frueh A J (1955) The crystal structure of stromeyerite, AgCuS : A possible defect structure, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 106, 299-307   [view file]

Djurle S (1958) An X-ray study on the system Ag-Cu-S, Acta Chemica Scandinavica, 12, 1427-1436

Baker C L, Lincoln F J, Johnson A W S (1991) A low-temperature structural phase transformation in CuAgS, Acta Crystallographica, B47, 891-899

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]

Gill S B, Piercey S J, Layton-Matthews D (2016) Mineralogy and metal zoning of the Cambrian Zn-Pb-Cu-Ag-Au Lemarchant volcanogenic massive sulfide (VMS) deposit, Newfoundland, The Canadian Mineralogist, 54, 1307-1344