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Debattistiite

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Luca de Battisti
Formula:
Ag9Hg0.5As6S12Te2
System:
Triclinic
Name:
Named in honor of Luca De Battisti, a systematic mineralogist and expert on the minerals of Lengenbach quarry.
This page provides mineralogical data about Debattistiite.

Classification of Debattistiite

Approved 2012
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First Recorded Occurrence of Debattistiite

Place of Conservation of First Recorded Material:
Museum of Mineralogy of the Department of Geosciences at the University of Padova, Italy, catalogue number MMP M10680

Crystallography of Debattistiite

Crystal System:
Triclinic
Class (H-M):
1 - Pinacoidal
Space Group:
P1
Space Group Setting:
P1
Cell Parameters:
a = 7.832(5) Å, b = 8.606(4) Å, c = 10.755(5) Å
α = 95.563(9)°, β = 95.880(5)°, γ = 116.79(4)°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.91 : 1 : 1.25
Comment:
New structure type
X-Ray Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
10.56(100)
7.582(4)
5.736(3)
4.038(3)
3.367(3)
3.301(4)
2.742(7)
2.733(7)

Chemical Properties of Debattistiite

Formula:
Ag9Hg0.5As6S12Te2
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Other Names for Debattistiite

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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 Debattistiite

Reference List:
Guastoni, A., Bindi, L. and Nestola, F. (2012) Debattistiite, IMA 2011-098. CNMNC Newsletter No. 13, June 2012, page 808; Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 807-817.

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Localities for Debattistiite

map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
(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.
Switzerland
 
  • Wallis (Valais)
    • Binn Valley
      • Fäld (Imfeld; Im Feld; Feld)
Guastoni, A., Bindi, L. and Nestola, F. (2012) Debattistiite, IMA 2011- 098. CNMNC Newsletter No. 13, June 2012, page 808; Mineralogical Magazine, 76, 807-817.
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