Scainiite R100085

Name: Scainiite
RRUFF ID: R100085
Ideal Chemistry: Pb14Sb30S54O5
Locality: Dúbrava, Northern Low Tatra Mts, Žilina Region, Slovakia
Source: William W Pinch [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Parallel aggregates of metallic gray acicular crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R100085
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R100085.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 52.054(4)Å    b: 8.1599(7)Å    c: 24.309(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 104.095(4)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 10014(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 Scainiite

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]

Makovicky E (1985) Cyclically twinned sulphosalt structures and their approximate analogues, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 173, 1-23   [view file]

Orlandi P, Moëlo Y, Meerschaut A, Palvadeau P (1999) Lead-antimony sulfosalts from Tuscany (Italy). I. Scainiite, Pb14Sb30S54O5, the first Pb-Sb oxy-sulfosalt, from Buca della Vena mine, European Journal of Mineralogy, 11, 949-954   [view file]

Jambor J L, Pertsev N N, Roberts A C (2000) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 85, 1321-1325   [view file]

Moelo Y, Meerschaut A, Orlandi P, Palvadeau P (2000) Lead-antimony sulfosalts from Tuscany (Italy): II - Crystal structure of scainiite, Pb14Sb30S54O5, an expanded monoclinic derivative of Ba12Bi24S48 hexagonal sub-type (zinkenite group), European Journal of Mineralogy, 12, 835-846   [view file]