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Unnamed (Ni Arsenide Sulphide)

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Classification of Unnamed (Ni Arsenide Sulphide)

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)

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.-%

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.

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Localities for Unnamed (Ni Arsenide Sulphide)

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.
  • 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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