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Erzwiesite

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Lillianite homologous series


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Classification of ErzwiesiteHide

Approved

Chemical Properties of ErzwiesiteHide

Formula:
Ag8Pb12Bi16S40
IMA Formula:
Ag8Pb12Bi16S40

Crystallography of ErzwiesiteHide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Class (H-M):
mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) - Dipyramidal
Space Group:
Pbcn
Cell Parameters:
a = 4.085 Å, b = 13.462 Å, c = 33.92 Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.303 : 1 : 2.52
Unit Cell V:
1,865.34 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
3.588(64)
3.387(98)
3.349(38)
3.288(86)
2.919(100)
2.846(99)
2.043(39)
2.039(44)
Comments:
From Type Description.

Type Occurrence of ErzwiesiteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Department of Materials Engineering and Physics, University of Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria, specimen number 15009
Geological Setting of Type Material:
Unnamed prospect in the Erzwies mining district, Gastein Valley, Salzburg Province, Austria (47º5’40’’N 13º2’15’’E)

Synonyms of ErzwiesiteHide

Relationship of Erzwiesite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
Andorite IVPb18Ag15Sb47S96Mon. 2 : P2
Andorite VIAgPbSb3S6Orth. mm2 : Pmn21
AndreadiniiteCuHgAg7Pb7Sb24S48Mon. 2/m : P21/b
ArsenquatrandoriteAg17.6Pb12.8Sb38.1As11.5S96Mon. 2/m : P21/b
AschamalmitePb6Bi2S9Mon. 2/m
Clino-oscarkempffiteAg15Pb6Sb21Bi18S72Mon. 2/m : P21/b
EskimoiteAg7Pb10Bi15S36Mon.
FizélyiteAg5Pb14Sb21S48 Mon. 2/m
GustaviteAgPbBi3S6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
HeyrovskýitePb6Bi2S9Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cccm
JasrouxiteAg16Pb4(Sb24As16)S72Tric. 1 : P1
LillianitePb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
OscarkempffiteAg10Pb4(Sb17Bi9)S48Orth. mm2
OurayiteAg3Pb4Bi5S13Orth.
OyoniteAg3Mn2Pb4Sb7As4S24Mon. 2/m
RamdohritePb5.9Fe0.1Mn0.1In0.1Cd0.2Ag2.8Sb10.8S24Mon. 2/m
RoshchiniteAg19Pb10Sb51S96Orth.
SchirmeritePbAgBi3S6 - Pb3Ag1.5Bi3.5S9Orth.
StaročeskéiteAg0.70Pb1.60(Bi1.35Sb1.35)Σ2.70S6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmcm
TerrywallaceiteAgPb(Sb,Bi)3S6 Mon. 2/m : P21/b
TreasuriteAg7Pb6Bi15S32Mon.
UchucchacuaiteAgMnPb3Sb5S12Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmmm
UstarasitePb(Bi,Sb)6S10 (?)
VikingiteAg5Pb8Bi13S30Mon. 2/m : B2/m
XilingolitePb3Bi2S6Mon.

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 ErzwiesiteHide

Reference List:
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Topa, D., Makovicky, E., Zagler, G., Putz, H. and Paar, W.H. (2013) Erzwiesite, IMA 2012-082. CNMNC Newsletter No. 15, February 2013, page 11; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 1-12.

Internet Links for ErzwiesiteHide

Localities for ErzwiesiteHide

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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.
Austria (TL)
 
  • Salzburg
    • Hohe Tauern
      • Gastein valley
        • Erzwies area
Topa, D., Makovicky, E., Zagler, G., Putz, H. and Paar, W.H. (2013) Erzwiesite, IMA 2012-082. CNMNC Newsletter No. 15, February 2013, page 11; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 1-12
Czech Republic
 
  • Central Bohemia Region
Pažout, R. (2017): Lillianite homologues from Kutná Hora ore district, Czech Republic: a case of large-scale Sb for Bi substitution. Journal of Geosciences, 62, 37-57.
Mineral and/or Locality  
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