Realgar R060107

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Name: Realgar
RRUFF ID: R060107
Ideal Chemistry: AsS
Locality: Shimen, Hunan Province, China
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 13816 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Red prismatic crystals
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
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RRUFF ID: R060107.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: As0.99S1.01
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060107
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 1% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060107.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 9.323(1)Å    b: 13.574(1)Å    c: 6.587(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 106.47(1)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 799.4(2)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Realgar

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]

Wallerius J G (1747) in Mineralogia, eller Mineralriket Stockholm   [view file]

Ito T, Morimoto N, Sadanaga R (1952) The crystal structure of realgar, Acta Crystallographica, 5, 775-782

Clark A H (1970) Alpha-arsenic sulfide, from Mina Alacrán, Pampa Larga, Chile, American Mineralogist, 55, 1338-1344   [view file]

Mullen D J E, Nowacki W (1972) Refinement of the crystal structures of realgar, AsS and orpiment, As2S3, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 136, 48-65   [view file]

Douglass D L, Shing C, Wang G (1992) The light-induced alteration of realgar to pararealgar, American Mineralogist, 77, 1266-1274   [view file]

Frost R L, Martens W N, Kloprogge J T (2002) Raman spectroscopic study of cinnabar (HgS), realgar (As4S4), and orpiment (As2S3) at 298 and 77K, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 2002, 469-480

Ondruš P, Veselovský F, Gabašová A, Hloušek J, Šrein V, Vavrín I, Skála R, Sejkora J, Drábek M (2003) Primary minerals of the Jáchymov ore district, Journal of the Czech Geological Society, 48, 19-147   [view file]

Kyono A, Kimata M, Hatta T (2005) Light-induced degradation dynamics in realgar: in situ structural investigation using single-crystal X-ray diffraction study and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, American Mineralogist, 90, 1563-1570   [view file]

Ballirano P, Maras A (2006) In-situ X-ray transmission powder diffraction study of the kinetics of the light induced alteration of realgar (α-As4S4), European Journal of Mineralogy, 18, 589-599

Bonazzi P, Bindi L, Pratesi G, Menchetti S (2006) Light-induced changes in molecular arsenic sulfides: State of the art and new evidence by single-crystal X-ray diffraction, American Mineralogist, 91, 1323-1330   [view file]

Naumov P, Makreski P, Jovanovski G (2007) Direct atomic scale observations of linkage isomerization of As4S4 clusters during the photoinduced transition of realgar to pararealgar, Inorganic Chemistry, 46, 10624-10631

Bonazzi P, Bindi L (2008) A crystallographic review of arsenic sulfides: Effects of chemical variations and changes induced by exposure to light, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 223, 132-147

Kyono A (2009) Molecular conformation and anion configuration variations for As4S4 and As4Se4 in an anion-substituted solid solution, American Mineralogist, 94, 451-460   [view file]

Tuktabiev M A, Popova S V, Brazhkin V V, Lyapin A G, Katayama K (2009) Compressibility and polymorphism of α-As4S4 realgar under high pressure, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 21, 385401

Ballirano P (2012) Thermal behavior of realgar As4S4, and of arsenolite As2O3 and non-stoichiometric As8S8+x crystals produced from As4S4 melt recrystallization, American Mineralogist, 97, 1320-1329   [view file]

Hejny C, Sagl R, Többens D M, Miletich R, Wildner M, Nasdala L, Ullrich A, Balic-Zunic T (2012) Crystal-structure properties and the molecular nature of hydrostatically compressed realgar, Physics and Chemistry of Minerals, 39, 399-412

Lepore G O, Boffa Ballaran T, Nestola F, Bindi L, Pasqual D, Bonazzi P (2012) Compressibility of β-As4S4: an in situ high-pressure single-crystal X-ray study, Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 963-973   [view file]

Zoppi M, Pratesi G (2012) The dual behavior of the β-As4S4 altered by light, American Mineralogist, 97, 890-896   [view file]

Pratesi G, Zoppi M (2015) An insight into the inverse transformation of realgar altered by light, American Mineralogist, 100, 1222-1229

Đorđević T, Kolitsch U, Serafimovski T, Tasev G, Tepe N, Stöger-Pollach M, Hofmann T, Boev B, (2019) Mineralogy and weathering of realgar-rich tailings at a former As-Sb-Cr mine at Lojane, North Macedonia, The Canadian Mineralogist, 57, 403-423