Tetradymite R110138

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Name: Tetradymite
RRUFF ID: R110138
Ideal Chemistry: Bi2Te2S
Locality: Schubkau, Schemnitz, Hungary
Source: William W. Pinch [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Aggregate of grey crystals with a dull surface but bright silver grey on fresh cleavage
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Tetradymite (8) ]
Quick search: [ All Tetradymite samples (2) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R110138
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R110138.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 4.279(2)Å    b: 4.279(2)Å    c: 29.776(9)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 472.09(9)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Tetradymite

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 (1831) Notiz über den rhomboëdrischen Wismuthglanz, Zeitschrift für Physik und Mathematik, 9, 129-132   [view file]

Genth F A (1868) Contributions to mineralogy - No. VII, American Journal of Science and Arts, 95, 305-321   [view file]

Harker D (1934) The crystal structure of the mineral tetradymite, Bi2Te2S, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 89, 175-181   [view file]

Lange P W (1939) Ein vergleich zwischen Bi2Te3 und Bi2Te2S, Naturwissenschaften, 27, 133-134   [view file]

Thompson R M (1949) The telluride minerals and their occurrence in Canada, American Mineralogist, 34, 342-382   [view file]

Glatz A C (1967) The Bi2Te3-Bi2S3 system and the synthesis of the mineral tetradymite, American Mineralogist, 52, 161-170   [view file]

Pauling L (1975) The formula, structure, and chemical bonding of tetradymite, Bi14Te13S8, and the phase Bi14Te15S6, American Mineralogist, 60, 994-997   [view file]

Cook N J, Ciobanu C L, Stanley C J, Paar W H, Sunblad K (2007) Compositional data for Bi—Pb tellurosulfides, The Canadian Mineralogist, 45, 417-435   [view file]

Ciobanu C L, Pring A, Cook N J, Self P, Jefferson D, Dima G I, Melnikov V (2009) Chemical-structural modularity in the tetradymite group: A HRTEM study, American Mineralogist, 94, 517-534   [view file]

Izumino Y, Nakashima K, Nagashima M (2014) Cuprobismutite group minerals (cuprobismutite, hodrušhite, kupčíkite and padĕrite), other Bi-sulfosalts and Bi-tellurides from the Obari mine, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan, Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 109, 177-190