Cosalite R060988

Name: Cosalite
RRUFF ID: R060988
Ideal Chemistry: Pb2Bi2S5
Locality: San Nicolas mine, Badajoz Provence, Spain
Source: Bob Jenkins [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Silver metallic prismatic crystals, exterior tarnish steel-blue, associated with quartz and yellowish-green crystals of a Bi oxide.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060988
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060988.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 19.127(3)Å    b: 23.880(4)Å    c: 4.0607(5)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1854.7(6)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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REFERENCES for Cosalite

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]

Genth F A (1868) Contributions to mineralogy - No. VII, American Journal of Science and Arts, 95, 305-321   [view file]

Hillebrand W F (1884) On an interesting variety of löllingite and other minerals, American Journal of Science, 27, 343-358   [view file]

Weitz V, Hellner E (1960) Uber komplex zusammengesetzte sulfidische Erze VII. Zur Kristallstruktur des Cosalits, Pb2Bi2S5, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 113, 385-402   [view file]

Srikrishnan T, Nowacki W (1974) A redetermination of the crystal structure of cosalite, Pb2Bi2S5, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 140, 114-136   [view file]

Jambor J L, Roberts A C, Puziewicz J (1994) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 79, 570-574   [view file]

Topa D, Makovicky E (2010) The crystal chemistry of cosalite based on new electron-microprobe data and single-crystal determination of the structure, The Canadian Mineralogist, 48, 1081-1107   [view file]

Izumino Y, Nakashima K, Nagashima M (2014) Cuprobismutite group minerals (cuprobismutite, hodrušhite, kupčíkite and padĕrite), other Bi-sulfosalts and Bi-tellurides from the Obari mine, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan, Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 109, 177-190

Kovač S, Dabić P, Kremenović A, Pačevski A, Karanović L, Rodić M V, Tribus M (2019) Polyhedral characteristics of the cosalite-type crystal structures, The Canadian Mineralogist, 57, 647-662