Mackinawite R070302

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Name: Mackinawite
RRUFF ID: R070302
Ideal Chemistry: (Fe,Ni)1+xS (x = 0-0.07)
Locality: Wannaway Prospect, near Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, Australia
Source: James Shigley [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Bronze metallic massive, drill core
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070302
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Mackinawite

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]

Fleischer M (1963) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 48, 209-217   [view file]

Cech F, Mandarino J A, Fleischer M, Hildebrand F A (1964) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 49, 1497-1502   [view file]

Evans H T, Milton C, Chao E C T, Adler I, Mead C, Ingram B, Berner R A (1964) Valleriite and the new iron sulfide, mackinawite, U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper, 475-D, 64-69   [view file]

International Mineralogical Association (1967) Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 36, 131-136   [view file]

Krupp R E (1994) Phase relations and phase transformations between the low-temperature iron sulfides mackinawite, greigite, and smythite, European Journal of Mineralogy, 6, 265-278

Jambor J L, Roberts A C (1995) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 80, 184-188   [view file]

Lennie A R, Redfern S A T, Schofield P F, Vaughan D J (1995) Synthesis and rietveld crystal structure refinement of mackinawite, tetragonal FeS, Mineralogical Magazine, 59, 677-683   [view file]

Frankel R B, Bazylinski D A (2003) Biologically induced mineralization by bacteria, Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 54, 95-114

Agrosì G, Tempesta G, Mele D, Allegretta I, Terzano R, Shirey S B, Pearson G D, Nestola F (2017) Non-destructive, multi-method, internal analysis of multiple inclusions in a single diamond: First occurrence of mackinawite (Fe,Ni)1+xS, American Mineralogist, 102, 2235-2243

Lin M-Y, Chen Y-H, Lee J-J, Sheu H-S (2018) Reaction pathways of iron-sulfide mineral formation: an in situ X-ray diffraction study, European Journal of Mineralogy, 30, 77-84

Swanner E D, Webb S M, Kappler A (2019) Fate of cobalt and nickel in mackinawite during diagenetic pyrite formation, American Mineralogist, 104, 917-928