Wurtzite R060181

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Name: Wurtzite
RRUFF ID: R060181
Ideal Chemistry: ZnS
Locality: Silver Islet mine, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
Source: Lloyd Twaites [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dark-brown hexagonal prisms, polytype 2H
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Wurtzite (20) ]
Quick search: [ All Wurtzite samples (2) ]
RRUFF ID: R060181.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Zn0.88Fe0.12)S1.00
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060181
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060181.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 3.839(6)Å    b: 3.839(6)Å    c: 6.402(8)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 81.71(3)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 Wurtzite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

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