Miersite R110170

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Name: Miersite
RRUFF ID: R110170
Ideal Chemistry: AgI
Locality: Proprietary mine, Broken Hill, Australia
Source: Marcus Origlieri [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Pale yellow tetrahedra, associated with hexagonal plates of iodargyrite
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Sphalerite (35) ]
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Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R110170
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 1% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R110170.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 6.496(3)Å    b: 6.496(3)Å    c: 6.496(3)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 274.06(5)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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REFERENCES for Miersite

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]

Spencer L J (1898) Miersite, a cubic modification of native silver iodide, Nature, 57, 574-574   [view file]

Burns G, Dacol F H, Shafer M W (1977) Results from Raman spectra of the superionic conductor AgI, Physical Review B, 16, 1416-1425

Millsteed P W (1998) Marshite - miersite solid solution and iodargyrite from Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia, Mineralogical Magazine, 62, 471-475   [view file]

Hull S, Keen D A (1999) Pressure-induced phase transitions in AgCl, AgBr, and AgI, Physical Review B, 59, 750-761