Shandite R070090

Name: Shandite
RRUFF ID: R070090
Ideal Chemistry: Ni3Pb2S2
Locality: Nickel Reward mine, Tasmania, Australia
Source: Michael Scott S105060 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Bright silver metallic blebs in serpentinite, chonchoidal fracture
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070090
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Shandite

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]

Peacock M A, McAndrew J (1950) On parkerite and shandite and the crystal structure of Ni3Pb2S2, American Mineralogist, 35, 425-439   [view file]

Ramdohr P (1950) Über das Vorkommen von Heazlewoodit Ni3S2 und über ein neues ihn begleitendes Mineral: Shandit Ni3Pb2S2, Sitzungsberichte der Deutchen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin, 6, 1-29   [view file]

Hiller J E (1951) Über synthetischen shandit, Ni3Pb2S2, und analoge verbindungen mit selen bzw. Tellur, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1951, 265-277

Dymek R F (1987) Shandite, Ni3Pb2S2, in a serpentinized metadunite from the Isua supracrustal belt, West Greenland, The Canadian Mineralogist, 25, 245-249   [view file]