Tetrahedrite-(Zn) R070423

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Name: Tetrahedrite-(Zn)
RRUFF ID: R070423
Ideal Chemistry: Cu6(Cu4Zn2)Sb4S13
Locality: Tunnel Extension mine, Marysvale District (Marysvale Uranium area), Piute County, Utah, USA
Source: Michael Scott S104523 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Lead-gray massive in a polished slab, associated with pyrite and quartz
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Tetrahedrite (11) ]
Quick search: [ All Tetrahedrite-(Zn) samples (4) ]
RRUFF ID: R070423.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: gray: (Cu10.26Zn1.66Fe0.08)Σ=12(Sb2.63Te0.27As0.10)Σ=4(S12.84As1.16)Σ=13; lighter: (Cu10.05Zn1.90Fe0.05)Σ=12(Sb3.72As0.24Te0.04)Σ=4(S12.90As0.10)Σ=13
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070423
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R070423.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.334(1)Å    b: 10.334(1)Å    c: 10.334(1)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1103.6(1)Å3    Crystal System: cubic
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