Uchucchacuaite R070760

Name: Uchucchacuaite
RRUFF ID: R070760
Ideal Chemistry: AgMnPb3Sb5S12
Locality: Inakuraishi mine, Shakotan peninsula, Shiribeshi Province, Hokkaido Island, Japan
Source: Michael Scott S106059 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Steel gray metallic massive associated with rhodochrosite
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Lillianite (17) ]
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RRUFF ID: R070760.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Ag1.00(Mn0.82Sb0.11Ag0.04Bi0.02)Σ=0.99Pb2.98Sb5.00S12.00
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070760
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 25% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070760.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 19.3462(7)Å    b: 12.7251(5)Å    c: 8.7472(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90.017(2)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 2153.4(2)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 Uchucchacuaite

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]

Moëlo Y, Oudin E, Picot P, Caye R (1984) L'uchucchacuaïte, AgMnPb3Sb5S12, une nouvelle espèce minérale de la série de l'andorite, Bulletin de Minéralogie, 107, 597-604

Dunn P J, Ferraiolo J A, Fleischer M, Gobel V, Grice J D, Langley R H, Shigley J E, Vanko D A, Zilczer J A (1985) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 70, 1329-1335   [view file]

Liu H, Chang L L Y, Knowles C R (1994) The Mn isotype of andorite and uchucchacuaite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 32, 185-188   [view file]

Yang H, Downs R T, Evans S H, Feinglos M N, Tait K T (2011) Crystal structure of uchucchacuaite, AgMnPb3Sb5S12, and its relationship with ramdohrite and fizélyite, American Mineralogist, 96, 1186-1189   [view file]