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Spaltiite

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This page provides mineralogical data about Spaltiite.


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Classification of SpaltiiteHide

Approved, Pending publication
Approval Year:
2014

Chemical Properties of SpaltiiteHide

Formula:
Tl2Cu2As2S5

Crystallography of SpaltiiteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Class (H-M):
2/m - Prismatic
Space Group:
P21/b
Setting:
P21/c
Cell Parameters:
a = 15.846(8) Å, b = 10.024(5) Å, c = 6.343(3) Å
β = 99.037(8)°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 1.581 : 1 : 0.633
Unit Cell V:
995.02 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
4.002(40)
3.907(100)
3.643(80)
3.484(30)
3.128(30)
2.980(50)
2.647(60)
2.506(50)
Comments:
From Type Description.

Type Occurrence of SpaltiiteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Type material is deposited in the collections of the Natural History Museum Basel, Switzerland, catalogue number S210 and the Natural History Museum Vienna, Austria, specimen number N 9581

Synonyms of SpaltiiteHide

Other Language Names for SpaltiiteHide

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 SpaltiiteHide

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Graeser, S., Topa, D., Effenberger, H., Makovicky, E. and Paar, W.H. (2014) Spaltiite, IMA 2014-012. CNMNC Newsletter No. 20, June 2014, page 557; Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 549-558.

Internet Links for SpaltiiteHide

Localities for SpaltiiteHide

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.
Switzerland (TL)
 
  • Wallis (Valais)
    • Binn Valley
      • Fäld (Imfeld; Im Feld; Feld)
Graeser, S., Topa, D., Effenberger, H., Makovicky, E. and Paar, W.H. (2014) Spaltiite, IMA 2014-012. CNMNC Newsletter No. 20, June 2014, page 557; Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 549-558.
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