Meneghinite R050444

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Name: Meneghinite
RRUFF ID: R050444
Ideal Chemistry: Pb13CuSb7S24
Locality: Bottino, Tucsany, Italy
Source: Peter Megaw
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Lead-gray metallic slender prismatic and striated crystal
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Meneghinite (7) ]
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RRUFF ID: R050444.2
Sample Description: Microprobe fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Pb12.75Sb0.25)Σ=13.00(Cu0.73Sb0.13Fe0.01)Σ=0.87Sb7.00S24.00
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample, burns under too much intensity from 780nm and 532nm laser

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RRUFF ID: R050444
Sample Description: Unoriented sample, burns under too much intensity from 780nm and 532nm laser
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 40% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R050444.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 11.357(1)Å    b: 24.058(2)Å    c: 4.1274(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 1127.7(4)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Meneghinite

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]

Meneghini G (1852) Mineralogical notes, American Journal of Science and Arts, 14, 60-65   [view file]

Euler R, Hellner E (1960) Über komplex zusammengesetzte sulfidische erze VI. Zur kristallstruktur des meneghinits, CuPb13Sb7S24, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 113, 345-372   [view file]

Hicks W D, Nuffield E W (1978) Natural and synthetic meneghinite, The Canadian Mineralogist, 16, 393-395   [view file]

Makovicky E (1985) The building principles and classification of sulphosalts based on the SnS archetype, Fortschritte der Mineralogie, 63, 45-89

Pruseth K L, Mishra B, Bernhardt H J (1998) Solid solution in the synthetic zinkenite, robsonite and meneghinite in the system Cu2S-PbS-Sb2S3, The Canadian Mineralogist, 36, 207-213   [view file]

Berlepsch P, Makovicky E, Balić-Žunić T (2001) Crystal chemistry of meneghinite homologues and related sulfosalts, Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, 2001, 115-135

Makovicky E (2019) Algorithms for calculations of homologue order N in the homologous series of sulfosalts, European Journal of Mineralogy, 31, 83-97