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Unnamed (Ni Arsenide Sulphide)

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Classification of Unnamed (Ni Arsenide Sulphide)

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Optical Data of Unnamed (Ni Arsenide Sulphide)

None observed.

Reflectance graph
Graph shows reflectance levels at different wavelengths (in nm). Top of box is 100%. Peak reflectance is 46.82%.
Colour in reflected light:

Chemical Properties of Unnamed (Ni Arsenide Sulphide)

All elements listed in formula:
Analytical Data:
Results of two electron microprobe analyses:
Ni   (24.1)   (29.4)
As   (27.6)   (33.9)
Hg    (7.6)    (5.4)
S    (13.9)   (15.6)
Se   (14.2)   (12.7)
Cu    (0.3)    (0.5)
Fe    (0.2)    (0.2)
Ag    (0.1)    (0.1)
Co  (< 0.1)  (< 0.1)

sum   88.0     97.8 wt.-%
Empirical Formula:

Other Information

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Unnamed (Ni Arsenide Sulphide)

Reference List:
Jiajun Liu, Minghua Zhang and Jianming Liu (1995): Description of a possibly new Ni-As-S-Se mineral phase. Acta Mineralogica Sinica 15(4), 425-427 (in Chinese, with English abstract).

Jambor, J.L., Grew, E.S., and Roberts, A.C. (1996): New Mineral Names. American Mineralogist 81, 1513-1518.

Internet Links for Unnamed (Ni Arsenide Sulphide)

Localities for Unnamed (Ni Arsenide Sulphide)

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(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
  • Gansu Province
    • Gannan Autonomous Prefecture
      • Luqu Co.
Jiajun Liu, Minghua Zhang and Jianming Liu (1995): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 15(4), 425-427.
  • Sichuan Province
    • Ngawa Autonomous Prefecture (Aba Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Zoigê Co. (Ruo'ergai Co.)
Jiajun Liu, Minghua Zhang and Jianming Liu (1995): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 15(4), 425-427.
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