Westerveldite R060507

Name: Westerveldite
RRUFF ID: R060507
Ideal Chemistry: FeAs
Locality: Kvanefjeld, Ilimaussaq, Greenland
Source: Michael Scott S100040 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Metallic silver massive, associated with elongated dark-green diopside.
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Modderite (1) ]
RRUFF ID: R060507.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060507
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060507.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 5.405(6)Å    b: 5.971(7)Å    c: 3.364(5)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 108.5(1)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 Westerveldite

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]

Oen I S, Burke E A J, Kieft C, Westerhof A B (1972) Westerveldite, (Fe,Ni,Co)As, a new mineral from La Gallega, Spain, American Mineralogist, 57, 354-363   [view file]

Sizgoric M B, Duesing C M (1973) Westerveldite, a Canadian occurrence, The Canadian Mineralogist, 12, 137-138   [view file]

Lyman P S, Prewitt C T (1984) Room- and high-pressure crystal chemistry of CoAs and FeAs, Acta Crystallographica, B40, 14-20

Hem S R, Makovicky E, Gervilla F (2001) Compositional trends in Fe, Co, and Ni sulfarsenides and their crystal-chemical implications: results from the Arroyo de la Cueva deposits, Ronda peridotite, southern Spain, The Canadian Mineralogist, 39, 831-853   [view file]