Stannoidite R160066

Name: Stannoidite
RRUFF ID: R160066
Ideal Chemistry: Cu8(Fe,Zn)3Sn2S12
Locality: Junction mine, Warren District, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
Source: University of Arizona Mineral Museum 3169 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Black grains in massive bornite and chalcopyrite matrix. Under optical microscope, stannoidite crystals are brownish. The gray-pinkish material is bornite and light-gray is chalcopyrite.
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Stannoidite (1) ]
RRUFF ID: R160066.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: Cu7.98(Fe1.98Zn0.89)2.87Sn1.94(S11.93As0.07)12
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
RRUFF ID: R160066.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 10.8217(9)Å    b: 5.4103(7)Å    c: 16.1121(20)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 943.35(19)Å3    Crystal System: orthorhombic
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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 Stannoidite

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]

Fleischer M (1969) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 54, 1495-1499   [view file]

Kato A (1969) Stannoidite, Cu5(Fe, Zn)2SnS8, a new stannite-like mineral from the Konjo mine, Okayama Prefecture, Japan, Bulletin National Science Museum, Tokyo, 12, 165-172   [view file]

Kudoh Y, Takéuchi Y (1976) The superstructure of stannoidite, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 144, 145-160   [view file]

Taxer K (1981) Substructures and their application in crystal structure analysis, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 155, 1-25   [view file]