Realgar R100026

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Name: Realgar
RRUFF ID: R100026
Ideal Chemistry: AsS
Locality: Palomo mine, Castrovirreyna Province, Huancavelica Department, Peru
Source: Rob Woodside [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Red prismatic crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
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Sample Description: Unoriented Sample

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RRUFF ID: R100026
Sample Description: Unoriented Sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 10% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R100026.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.328(4)Å    b: 13.565(4)Å    c: 6.592(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 106.18(3)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 801.1(2)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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REFERENCES for Realgar

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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Ito T, Morimoto N, Sadanaga R (1952) The crystal structure of realgar, Acta Crystallographica, 5, 775-782

Clark A H (1970) Alpha-arsenic sulfide, from Mina Alacrán, Pampa Larga, Chile, American Mineralogist, 55, 1338-1344   [view file]

Mullen D J E, Nowacki W (1972) Refinement of the crystal structures of realgar, AsS and orpiment, As2S3, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 136, 48-65   [view file]

Douglass D L, Shing C, Wang G (1992) The light-induced alteration of realgar to pararealgar, American Mineralogist, 77, 1266-1274   [view file]

Frost R L, Martens W N, Kloprogge J T (2002) Raman spectroscopic study of cinnabar (HgS), realgar (As4S4), and orpiment (As2S3) at 298 and 77K, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 2002, 469-480

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]

Kyono A, Kimata M, Hatta T (2005) Light-induced degradation dynamics in realgar: in situ structural investigation using single-crystal X-ray diffraction study and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, American Mineralogist, 90, 1563-1570   [view file]

Ballirano P, Maras A (2006) In-situ X-ray transmission powder diffraction study of the kinetics of the light induced alteration of realgar (α-As4S4), European Journal of Mineralogy, 18, 589-599

Bonazzi P, Bindi L, Pratesi G, Menchetti S (2006) Light-induced changes in molecular arsenic sulfides: State of the art and new evidence by single-crystal X-ray diffraction, American Mineralogist, 91, 1323-1330   [view file]

Naumov P, Makreski P, Jovanovski G (2007) Direct atomic scale observations of linkage isomerization of As4S4 clusters during the photoinduced transition of realgar to pararealgar, Inorganic Chemistry, 46, 10624-10631

Bonazzi P, Bindi L (2008) A crystallographic review of arsenic sulfides: Effects of chemical variations and changes induced by exposure to light, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 223, 132-147

Kyono A (2009) Molecular conformation and anion configuration variations for As4S4 and As4Se4 in an anion-substituted solid solution, American Mineralogist, 94, 451-460   [view file]

Tuktabiev M A, Popova S V, Brazhkin V V, Lyapin A G, Katayama K (2009) Compressibility and polymorphism of α-As4S4 realgar under high pressure, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 21, 385401

Ballirano P (2012) Thermal behavior of realgar As4S4, and of arsenolite As2O3 and non-stoichiometric As8S8+x crystals produced from As4S4 melt recrystallization, American Mineralogist, 97, 1320-1329   [view file]

Hejny C, Sagl R, Többens D M, Miletich R, Wildner M, Nasdala L, Ullrich A, Balic-Zunic T (2012) Crystal-structure properties and the molecular nature of hydrostatically compressed realgar, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 39, 399-412

Lepore G O, Boffa Ballaran T, Nestola F, Bindi L, Pasqual D, Bonazzi P (2012) Compressibility of β-As4S4: an in situ high-pressure single-crystal X-ray study, Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 963-973   [view file]

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Đorđević T, Kolitsch U, Serafimovski T, Tasev G, Tepe N, Stöger-Pollach M, Hofmann T, Boev B, (2019) Mineralogy and weathering of realgar-rich tailings at a former As-Sb-Cr mine at Lojane, North Macedonia, The Canadian Mineralogist, 57, 403-423