Uzonite R100020

Name: Uzonite
RRUFF ID: R100020
Ideal Chemistry: As4S5
Locality: Lazaresti, Harghita County, Romania
Source: William Pinch [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Yellow prismatic crystals associated with isolated red crystals of realgar
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction.
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R100020
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 1% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R100020.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 7.988(4)Å    b: 8.112(4)Å    c: 7.143(4)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 100.96(2)°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 454.4(5)Å3    Crystal System: monoclinic
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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 Uzonite

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]

Whitfield H J (1973) Crystal and molecular structure of tetra-arsenic pentasulphide, Journal of the Chemical Society, Dalton Transactions, Inorganic Chemistry, 1973, 1740-1742

Popova V I, Pol'akov V O (1985) Usonite As4S5—a new arsenic sulfide from Kamchatka, Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 114, issue 3 369-373   [view file]

Hawthorne F C, Fleischer M, Grew E S, Grice J D, Jambor J L, Puziewicz J, Roberts A C, Vanko D A, Zilczer J A (1986) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 71, 1277-1282   [view file]

Bindi L, Popova V, Bonazzi P (2003) Uzonite, As4S5, from the type locality: single-crystal X-ray study and effects of exposure to light, The Canadian Mineralogist, 41, 1463-1468   [view file]

Bonazzi P, Bindi L (2008) A crystallographic review of arsenic sulfides: Effects of chemical variations and changes induced by exposure to light, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 223, 132-147