Stützite R060332

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Name: Stützite
RRUFF ID: R060332
Ideal Chemistry: Ag5-xTe3 (x = 0.24-0.36)
Locality: Bambollita mine, Moctezuma District, Sonora, Mexico
Source: Michael Scott S100049 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Dark lead gray metallic massive
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
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Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060332
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Stützite

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]

Schrauf A (1878) Ueber die Tellurerze Siebenbürgens, Zeitschrift für Krystallographie und Mineralogie, 2, 209-252   [view file]

Thompson R M, Peacock M A, Rowland J F, Berry L G (1951) Empressite and “stuetzite”, American Mineralogist, 36, 458-470   [view file]

Honea R M (1964) Empressite and stuetzite redefined, American Mineralogist, 49, 325-338   [view file]

Imamov R M, Pinsker Z G (1966) Determination of the crystal structure of the hexagonal phase in the silver-tellurium system, Soviet Physics - Crystallography, 11, 182-188   [view file]

Stumpfl E F, Rucklidge J (1968) New data on natural phases in the system Ag-Te, American Mineralogist, 53, 1513-1522   [view file]

Bayliss P (1990) Revised unit cell dimensions, space group, and chemical formula of some metallic minerals, The Canadian Mineralogist, 28, 751-755   [view file]

Jambor J L, Burke E A J (1991) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 76, 2020-2026   [view file]

Bindi L, Keutsch F N (2018) Old defined minerals with complex, still unresolved structures: the case of stützite, Ag5-xTe3, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 233, 247-253