Yarrowite R060536

Name: Yarrowite
RRUFF ID: R060536
Ideal Chemistry: Cu9S8
Locality: Yarrow Creek, southwestern Alberta, Canada
Source: Michael Scott S100224 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black metallic massive, amorphous
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
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REFERENCES for Yarrowite

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]

Goble R J (1980) Copper sulfides from Alberta: yarrowite Cu9S8 and spionkopite Cu39S28, The Canadian Mineralogist, 18, 511-518   [view file]

Fleischer M, Cabri L J (1981) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 66, 1274-1280   [view file]

Goble R J (1985) The relationship between crystal structure, bonding and cell dimensions in the copper sulfides, The Canadian Mineralogist, 23, 61-76   [view file]

Whiteside L S, Goble R J (1986) Structural and compositional changes in copper sulfides during leaching and dissolution, The Canadian Mineralogist, 24, 247-258   [view file]