Unnamed (Cu-Bi Sulphide)
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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)
|Simplified for copy/paste:||Cu4BiS4|
|Essential elements:||Bi, Cu, S|
|All elements listed in formula:||Bi, Cu, S|
|Health Warning:||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)
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)
(TL) indicates type locality. ? 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.
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Locality Updated: Portland Harbour Trust Quarry, Cape Sir William Grant, Portland, Victoria, AustraliaFrom Peter Hall, 29th Jul 2014 22:43:03