Polydymite R070377

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Name: Polydymite
RRUFF ID: R070377
Ideal Chemistry: Ni2+Ni3+2S4
Locality: Shamva mine, Mashonaland Central, Zimbabwe
Source: James Shigley [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Grey metallic massive associated with clinochlore
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Spinel (66) ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070377
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Polydymite

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]

Laspeyres H (1876) Chemische Untersuchungen von Nickelerzen; 1. Polydymit, ein neues Nickelerz, Journal für Praktische Chemie, 122, 397-413   [view file]

Lundqvist D (1947) X-ray studies on the binary system Ni-S, Arkiv för Kemi, Mineralogi och Geologi, 24A, issue 21 1-12

Vaughan D J, Craig J R (1985) The crystal chemistry of iron-nickel thiospinels, American Mineralogist, 70, 1036-1043   [view file]

Bosi F, Biagioni C, Pasero M (2019) Nomenclature and classification of the spinel supergroup, European Journal of Mineralogy, 31, 183-192   [view file]