Rasvumite R060491



Name: Rasvumite
RRUFF ID: R060491
Ideal Chemistry: KFe2S3
Locality: Coyote Peak, Humboldt County, California, USA
Source: Michael Scott S100017 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Parallel aggregates of brownish-red fibers, associated with phlogopite, andradite, augite, pyrrhotite, magnetite, sulphur, and apatite.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Cubanite (7) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R060491.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
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RRUFF ID: R060491
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 10% of 150mW
POWDER DIFFRACTION 
RRUFF ID: R060491.9
Sample Description: Powder, using Mo radiation
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.08(3)Å    b: 11.08(1)Å    c: 5.449(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 540(2)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 Rasvumite

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]

Sokolova M N, Dobrovol'skaya M G, Organova N I, Dmitrik A L (1970) A sulfide of iron and potassium, the new mineral rasvumite, Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 99, issue 6 712-720   [view file]

Fleischer M (1971) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 56, 1121-1123   [view file]

Fleischer M (1972) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 57, 594-598   [view file]

Czamanske G K, Erd R C, Sokolova M N, Dobrovol'skaya M G, Dmitrieva M T (1979) New data on rasvumite and djerfisherite, American Mineralogist, 64, 776-778   [view file]

Clark J R, Brown G E (1980) Crystal structure of rasvumite, KFe2S3, American Mineralogist, 65, 477-482   [view file]

Mitchell R H, Ross K C, Potter E G (2004) Crystal structures of CsFe2S3 and RbFe2S3: Synthetic analogs of rasvumite KFe2S3, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 177, 1867-1872

Sharygin V V, Kamenetsky V S, Kamenetsky M B (2008) Potassium sulfides in kimberlite-hosted chloride-"neyerereite" and chloride clasts of Udachnaya-East Pipe, Yakutia, Russia, The Canadian Mineralogist, 46, 1079-1095   [view file]