Rammelsbergite R061021

Name: Rammelsbergite
RRUFF ID: R061021
Ideal Chemistry: NiAs2
Locality: Schneckenstei, Vogtland, Saxony, Germany
Source: Michael Scott S101275 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Tin-white metallic massive
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Lollingite (8) ]
RRUFF ID: R061021.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ni0.96Co0.03Fe0.01)Σ=1As2.00 ; trace amounts of S
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R061021
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R061021.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 4.7761(9)Å    b: 5.7931(5)Å    c: 3.5209(9)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 97.42(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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REFERENCES for Rammelsbergite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Nickel E H (1969) The application of ligand-field concepts to an understanding of the structural stabilities and solid-solution limits of sulphides and related minerals, Chemical Geology, 5, 233-241

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Kjekshus A, Rakke T, Andresen A (1974) Compounds of the marcasite type crystal structure. IX. Structural data for FeAs2, FeSe2, NiAs2, NiSb2, and CuSe2, Acta Chemica Scandinavica, A28, 996-1000

Kjekshus A, Peterzéns P G, Rakke T, Andresen A F (1979) Compounds with the marcasite type crystal structure. XIII. Structural and magnetic properties of CrtFe1-tAs2, CrtFe1-tSb2, Fe1-tNitAs2 and Fe1-t NitSb2, Acta Chemica Scandinavica, A33, 469-480

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Gritzenko Y D, Spiridonov E M (2005) Minerals of continuous series rammelsbergite—loellingite and rammelsbergite—safflorite in metamorphic—hydrothermal veins of Norilsk ore field, Zapiski Rossiiskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchetstva, 134, issue 1 53-68   [view file]