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Carducciite

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Formula:
(Ag2Sb2)Pb12(As,Sb)16S40
System:
Monoclinic
Member of:
Sb-rich isotype of rathite.
Very closely related to barikaite.

Classification of Carducciite

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Type Occurrence of Carducciite

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Type material is deposited in the collections of the collections of the Museo di Storia Naturale e del Territorio, Universita` di Pisa, Calci (Pisa), Italy, catalogue number 19646

Crystallography of Carducciite

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Class (H-M):
2/m - Prismatic
Space Group:
P21/b
Space Group Setting:
P21/c
Cell Parameters:
a = 8.4909(3) Å, b = 8.0227(3) Å, c = 25.3957(9) Å
γ = 100.382(2)°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 1.058 : 1 : 3.165
Unit Cell Volume:
V 0.00 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
X-Ray Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
3.689(
3.416(
3.125(
2.989(
2.894(
2.753(
2.250(
Comments:
From Type Description.

Chemical Properties of Carducciite

Formula:
(Ag2Sb2)Pb12(As,Sb)16S40
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Carducciite to other Species

Member of:
Other Members of Group:
BarikaiteAg3Pb10(Sb8As11)S40
BaumhaueritePb12As16S36
Baumhauerite-2aPb11Ag(As,Sb)18S36
BoscardiniteTlPb4(Sb7As2)S18
DufrénoysitePb2As2S5
GuettarditePbAsSbS4
ParapierrotiteTl(Sb,As)5S8
PhilrothiteTlAs3S5
PierrotiteTl2Sb6As4S16
RathitePb8Pb4-x(Tl2As2)x(Ag2As2)As16S40
SartoritePbAs2S4
Twinnite Pb0.8Tl0.1Sb1.3As0.8S4
VeenitePb2(Sb,As)2S5

Other Names for Carducciite

Name in Other Languages:

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 Carducciite

Reference List:
Biagioni, C., Orlandi, P. and Moëlo, Y. (2013): Carducciite, IMA 2013-006. CNMNC Newsletter No. 16, August 2013, page 2702; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 2695-2709.

Biagioni, C., Orlandi, P., Moëlo, Y. & Bindi, L. (2014) Lead-antimony sulfosalts from Tuscany (Italy). XVI. Carducciite, (AgSb)Pb6(As,Sb)8S20, a new Sb-rich derivative of rathite from the Pollone mine, Valdicastello Carducci: occurrence and crystal structure. Mineralogical Magazine (in press).

Internet Links for Carducciite

Localities for Carducciite

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.
Italy (TL)
 
  • Tuscany
    • Lucca Province
      • Apuan Alps
        • Pietrasanta
          • Valdicastello Carducci
Biagioni, C., Orlandi, P. and Moe¨lo, Y. (2013) Carducciite, IMA 2013-006. CNMNC Newsletter No. 16, August 2013, page 2702; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 2695-2709.
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