Rhodostannite R120139



Name: Rhodostannite
RRUFF ID: R120139
Ideal Chemistry: Cu1+(Fe2+0.5Sn4+1.5)S4
Locality: Pirquitas, Jujuy Province, Argentina
Source: Michael Scott S101278 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Steel gray metallic massive, associated with pirquitasite, R061016
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Spinel (62) ]
CHEMISTRY 
RRUFF ID: R120139.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment, bright material is pirquitasite, darker is rhodostannite
Measured Chemistry: (Cu1.45Ag0.60)Fe1.00Sn3.02S8
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RAMAN SPECTRUM 
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
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RRUFF ID: R120139
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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: R120139.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.407(3)Å    b: 7.407(3)Å    c: 10.447(5)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 573.07(9)Å3    Crystal System: tetragonal
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Rhodostannite

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]

Springer G (1968) Electronprobe analyses of stannite and related tin minerals, Mineralogical Magazine, 36, 1045-1051   [view file]

Fleischer M (1969) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 54, 1218-1223   [view file]

Jumas J C, Philippot E, Maurin M (1979) Structure du rhodostannite synthétique, Acta Crystallographica, B35, 2195-2197

Dunn P J, Fleischer M, Langley R H, Shigley J E, Zilczer J A (1985) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 70, 871-881   [view file]

Bosi F, Biagioni C, Pasero M (2019) Nomenclature and classification of the spinel supergroup, European Journal of Mineralogy, 31, 183-192