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Protochabournéite

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About ProtochabournéiteHide

Formula:
Tl2Pb(Sb,As)10S17
IMA formula is Tl2Pb(Sb,As)10S17. Also given as Tl5-xPb2x(Sb,As)21-xS34 (x ~ 1.2-1.5).
Colour:
black
Lustre:
Metallic
Crystal System:
Triclinic
Name:
For its relation to chabournéite.
Homeotype of chabournéite.

Structurally related to the Sartorite Group.


Classification of ProtochabournéiteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
2011

Physical Properties of ProtochabournéiteHide

Metallic
Colour:
black

Chemical Properties of ProtochabournéiteHide

Formula:
Tl2Pb(Sb,As)10S17

IMA formula is Tl2Pb(Sb,As)10S17. Also given as Tl5-xPb2x(Sb,As)21-xS34 (x ~ 1.2-1.5).

Crystallography of ProtochabournéiteHide

Crystal System:
Triclinic
Class (H-M):
1 - Pinacoidal
Space Group:
P1
Cell Parameters:
a = 8.150(2) Å, b = 8.716(2) Å, c = 21.579(4) Å
α = 85.18(1)°, β = 96.94(1)°, γ = 88.60(1)°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.935 : 1 : 2.476
Unit Cell V:
1,515.33 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
2

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
4.23(51)
3.959(54)
3.928(60)
3.673(63)
3.608(100)
2.824(77)
2.790(61)

Type Occurrence of ProtochabournéiteHide

General Appearance of Type Material:
compact masses
Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Museo di Storia Naturale e del Territorio, Universita` di Pisa, Italy, catalogue number 19413
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Synonyms of ProtochabournéiteHide

Relationship of Protochabournéite to other SpeciesHide

Structurally related to group(s):
Sartorite GroupA group of chemically and structurally very complex sulphosalts which are impossible to identify visually.

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Arsiccioite1 photo of Protochabournéite associated with Arsiccioite on mindat.org.
Routhierite1 photo of Protochabournéite associated with Routhierite on mindat.org.

Other InformationHide

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 ProtochabournéiteHide

Reference List:
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Orlandi, P., Biagioni, C.,Bonaccorsi, E., Moëlo, Y. and Paar, W.H.(2011): Protochabouréite, IMA 2011-054. CNMNC Newsletter No. 11, December 2011, page 2888; Mineralogical Magazine, 75, 2887-2893.
Orlandi, P., Biagioni, C., Moëlo, Y., Bonaccorsi, E., Paar, W.H. (2013): Lead-antimony sulfosalts from Tuscany (Italy). XIII. Protochabournéite, ~ Tl2Pb(Sb9–8As1–2)∑10S17, from the Monte Arsiccio mine: Occurrence, crystal structure and relationship with chabournéite. Canadian Mineralogist, 51, 475-494.

Internet Links for ProtochabournéiteHide

Localities for ProtochabournéiteHide

This 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.

Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Italy
 
  • Tuscany
    • Lucca Province
      • Apuan Alps
        • Stazzema
          • Sant'Anna di Stazzema
Orlandi, P., Biagioni, C., Bonaccorsi, E., Moelo, Y. and Paar, W.H. (2011) Protochabournéite, IMA 2011-054. CNMNC Newsletter No. 11, December 2011, page 2888; Mineralogical Magazine, 75, 2887-2893; Biagioni, C., Bonaccorsi, E., Moëlo, Y., & Orlandi, P. (2014). Mercury-arsenic sulfosalts from Apuan Alps (Tuscany, Italy). I. Routhierite,(Cu0. 8Ag0. 2) Hg2Tl (As1. 4Sb0. 6)∑= 2S6, from Monte Arsiccio mine: occurrence and crystal structure. European Journal of Mineralogy, 26(1), 163-170.
Orlandi, P., Biagioni, C.,Bonaccorsi, E., Moëlo, Y. and Paar, W.H.(2011): Protochabouréite, IMA 2011-054.CNMNC Newsletter No. 11, December 2011, page 2888; Mineralogical Magazine, 75, 2887-2893; Orlandi, P., Biagioni, C., Moëlo, Y., Bonaccorsi, E., Paar, W.H. (2013): Lead-antimony sulfosalts from Tuscany (Italy). XIII. Protochabournéite, ~ Tl2Pb(Sb9–8As1–2)∑10S17, from the Monte Arsiccio mine: Occurrence, crystal structure and relationship with chabournéite. Canadian Mineralogist, 51, 475-494.
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