Tochilinite R060887

Name: Tochilinite
RRUFF ID: R060887
Ideal Chemistry: 6(Fe0.9S)·5[(Mg,Fe)(OH)2]
Locality: Cornwall, Pennsylvania, USA
Source: Bob Jenkins [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black elongated prismatic crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Tochilinite (1) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060887
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Tochilinite

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]

Organova N I, Genkin A D, Drits V A, Molotkov S P, Kuz'mina O V, Dmitrik A L (1971) Tochilinite, a new sulfide-hydroxide of iron and magnesium, Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 100, issue 4 477-487   [view file]

Fleischer M (1972) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 57, 1552-1561   [view file]

Organova N I, Drits V A, Dmitrik A L (1973) Structural study of tochilinite. Part I. The isometric variety, Soviet Physics - Crystallography, 17, 667-671   [view file]

Organova N I, Drits V A, Dmitrik A L (1974) Structural study of tochilinite. II. Acicular variety. Unusual diffraction patterns, Soviet Physics - Crystallography, 18, 606-609   [view file]

Zolensky M E, Mackinnon I D R (1986) Microstructures of cylindrical tochilinites, American Mineralogist, 71, 1201-1209   [view file]