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Unnamed (Cu-Bi Sulphide)

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Formula:
Cu4BiS4
Stability limit is from 200-400°.

In the synthetic system Cu-Bi-S, Wang (1994) observed a metastable solid solution series Cu10Bi2S13 at 178°C, coexisting with CuS.

Classification of Unnamed (Cu-Bi Sulphide)

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Chemical Properties of Unnamed (Cu-Bi Sulphide)

Formula:
Cu4BiS4
Essential elements:
All elements listed in 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 (Cu-Bi Sulphide)

Reference List:
Abulgazina, S. D., Kuznetsova, E. I., Slyusarev, A. P. (1975): Composition and properties of two bismuth sulfo salts of copper from skarn deposits of the Sayak group. Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR 222, 183-185 (in Russian).

Wang, N. (1994): The Cu-Bi-S system: results from low-temperature experiments. Mineralogical Magazine 58, 201-214.

Gertsen, L. E.; Pavlova, Z. N. (2005): Geochemistry and mineralogy of bismuth in ores of porphyry copper deposits in Kazakhstan. Kazakstan Respublikasy Ulttyk Gylym Akademiyasynyn Khabarlary, Geologiyalyk Seriyasy 2005 (4), 17-30 (in Russian).

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Localities for Unnamed (Cu-Bi 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.
Kazakhstan
 
  • Karagandy Province (Qaragandy Oblysy; Karaganda Oblast')
    • Balkhash Region (Balqash; Karatas; Prebalkhashie)
      • Sayak
Abulgazina, S. D., Kuznetsova, E. I., Slyusarev, A. P. (1975): Composition and properties of two bismuth sulfo salts of copper from skarn deposits of the Sayak group. Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR 222, 183-185 (in Russian).
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