Tiemannite R050550

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Name: Tiemannite
RRUFF ID: R050550
Ideal Chemistry: HgSe
Locality: Queretaro, Mexico
Source: Dave Bunk Minerals
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Grey semi-metallic fragments
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis
Mineral Group: [ Sphalerite (35) ]
Quick search: [ All Tiemannite samples (2) ]
RRUFF ID: R050550.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Hg1.00(Se0.81S0.19)
Sample Description: Unknown orientation

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RRUFF ID: R050550
Sample Description: Unknown orientation
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 30% of 150mW
INFRARED SPECTRUM (Attenuated Total Reflectance) 
RRUFF ID: R050550.1
Instrument settings: SensIR Durascope on a Nicolet Magna 860 FTIR
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RRUFF ID: R050550.1
Sample Description: Powder
Cell Refinement Output: a: 6.0143(2)Å    b: 6.0143(2)Å    c: 6.0143(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 217.55(3)Å3    Crystal System: cubic
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Calculated diffraction file.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Tiemannite

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]

Naumann C F (1855) XI. Classe. Galenoide oder Glanze. B. Selenische Glanze. 531. Selenmercur oder Tiemannit, in Elemente der Mineralogie Wilhelm Engelmann Leipzig 425-425   [view file]

deJong W F (1926) Die Struktur des Tiemannit und Kolodradoit, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 63, 466-472   [view file]

Earley J W (1950) Description and synthesis of the selenide minerals, American Mineralogist, 35, 337-364   [view file]

Boctor N Z, Kullerud G (1986) Mercury selenide stoichiometry and phase relations in the mercury-selenium system, Journal of Solid State Chemistry, 62, 177-183

Biagioni C, Orlandi P (2009) Tiemannite e metacinabro della miniera Buca Della Vena (Alpi Apuane), Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, Memorie, Serie A, 114, 13-17

Drábek M, Vymazalová A, Laufek F (2014) The system Hg-Pd-Se at 400 °C: phase relations involving tischendorfite and other ternary phases, The Canadian Mineralogist, 52, 763-768