Tsumoite R080089

Name: Tsumoite
RRUFF ID: R080089
Ideal Chemistry: BiTe
Locality: Sredniy Skarn, Tyrnyauz Mo-W Deposit, Baksan Valley, Kabardino-Balkarian Republic, Northern Caucasus Region, Russia
Source: Michael Scott S104089 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Aggregates of metallic grey platelets associated with orange grossular
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by single crystal X-ray diffraction.
Mineral Group: [ Tetradymite (8) ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R080089
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 65% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R080089.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 4.236(7)Å    b: 4.236(7)Å    c: 23.10(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 120°   Volume: 359.0(1)Å3    Crystal System: hexagonal
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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 Tsumoite

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]

Petrov I I, Imamov R M (1970) Electron-diffraction analysis of PbTe -Bi2Te3 system phases, Soviet Physics - Crystallography, 14, 593-596   [view file]

Shimazaki H, Ozawa T (1978) Tsumoite, BiTe, a new mineral from the Tsumo mine, Japan, American Mineralogist, 63, 1162-1165   [view file]

Yamana K, Kihara K, Matsumoto T (1979) Bismuth tellurides: BiTe and Bi4Te3, Acta Crystallographica, B35, 147-149

Bayliss P (1991) Crystal chemistry and crystallography of some minerals in the tetradymite group, American Mineralogist, 76, 257-265   [view file]

Izumino Y, Nakashima K, Nagashima M (2014) Cuprobismutite group minerals (cuprobismutite, hodrušhite, kupčíkite and padĕrite), other Bi-sulfosalts and Bi-tellurides from the Obari mine, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan, Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 109, 177-190