Sternbergite R110137

Name: Sternbergite
RRUFF ID: R110137
Ideal Chemistry: AgFe2S3
Locality: Joachimsthal, Bohemia, Czechoslovakia
Source: William W. Pinch [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black sectile single crystals with good cleavage, some with purple iridescence, associated with stephanite.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Cubanite (7) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R110137
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R110137.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 6.637(4)Å    b: 11.685(7)Å    c: 12.718(6)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 986.2(4)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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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 Sternbergite

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]

Haidinger W (1827) On sternbergite, a new mineral species, The Edinburgh Journal of Science, 7, 242-244   [view file]

Haidinger W (1828) Description of sternbergite, a new mineral species, Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 11, 1-7   [view file]

Peacock M A (1936) On the crystal form of sternbergite, American Mineralogist, 21, 103-108   [view file]

Buerger N W (1937) The unit cell and space group of sternbergite, AgFe2S3, American Mineralogist, 22, 847-854   [view file]

Czamanske G K, Larson R R (1969) The chemical identity and formula of argentopyrite and sternbergite, American Mineralogist, 54, 1198-1201   [view file]

Czamanske G K (1969) The stability of argentopyrite and sternbergite, Economic Geology, 64, 459-461

Bailey S W (1977) Report of the I.M.A-I.U.Cr. Joint Committee on Nomenclature, American Mineralogist, 62, 411-415   [view file]

Šrein V, Rídkošil T, Kašpar P, Šourek J (1986) Argentopyrite and sternbergite from polymetallic veins of the skarn deposit Medenec, Krušné hory Mts., Czechoslovakia, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen, 154, 207-222

Pertlik F (1987) Crystal structure of sternbergite, AgFe2S3, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 1987, 458-464

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]