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Joegoldsteinite

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Joseph I. Goldstein
Formula:
MnCr2S4
Specific Gravity:
3.71 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
Isometric
Name:
Named in honor of Joseph (Joe) I. Goldstein (6 January 1939, Syracuse, New York, U.S.A. - 27 June 2015, Amherst, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) who was well known for his fundamental contributions to research on iron meteorites, metallographic cooling rates, Fe-Ni phase equilibria, electron microscopy and microanalysis. He was Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and former dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Before arriving at Amherst, Goldstein was the T. L. Diamond Distinguished Professor of Metallurgy and R. D. Stout Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Lehigh University; he served as vice president for graduate studies and research and as director of Lehigh’s Electron Optical Laboratory.
The Mn analogue of daubréelite. Also Mn analogue of kalininite and cuprokalininite (all have the same space group).


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Classification of JoegoldsteiniteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
2015

Physical Properties of JoegoldsteiniteHide

Density:
3.71 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Chemical Properties of JoegoldsteiniteHide

Formula:
MnCr2S4
Common Impurities:
Fe

Crystallography of JoegoldsteiniteHide

Crystal System:
Isometric
Class (H-M):
m3m (4/m 3 2/m) - Hexoctahedral
Space Group:
Fd3m
Setting:
Fd3m
Cell Parameters:
a = 10.11 Å
Unit Cell V:
1033.4 ų
Z:
8
Comment:
EBSD determination

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
5.837(18)
3.574(34)
3.048(100)
2.528(58)
1.946(50)
1.787(95)
1.032(27)
0.799(40)

Type Occurrence of JoegoldsteiniteHide

General Appearance of Type Material:
two subhedral inclusions, 13 μm and 15 μm in diameter
Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Type material is deposited in the Meteorite Collection, University of California, 595 Charles Young Drive East, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA, thick section TK724.
Geological Setting of Type Material:
iron meteorite group IVA
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Synonyms of JoegoldsteiniteHide

Relationship of Joegoldsteinite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
CadmoinditeCdIn2S4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
Cuproiridsite(Cu,Fe)Ir2S4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
CuprokalininiteCuCr2S4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
Cuprorhodsite(Cu,Fe)Rh2S4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
DaubréeliteFe2+Cr3+2S4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
Ferrorhodsite(Fe,Cu)(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S4Iso.
FletcheriteCu(Ni,Co)2S4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
Florensovite(Cu,Zn)Cr1.5Sb0.5S4
GreigiteFe2+Fe3+2S4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
InditeFeIn2S4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
KalininiteZnCr2S4
LinnaeiteCo2+Co3+2S4Iso.
MalaniteCu(Pt3+,Ir3+)2S4Iso.
PolydymiteNi2+Ni3+2S4Iso.
SiegeniteCoNi2S4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
ViolariteFe2+Ni3+2S4Iso.
Xingzhongite(Pb,Cu,Fe)(Ir,Pt,Rh)2S4Iso.

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 JoegoldsteiniteHide

Reference List:
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Isa, J.,Ma, C.,Rubin, A.E., Wasson, J. (2015) Joegoldsteinite, IMA 2015-049. CNMNC Newsletter No. 27, October 2015, page 1225. Mineralogical Magazine: 79: 1229-1236.
Isa, J., Ma, C., Rubin, A.E. (2016) Joegoldsteinite: A New Sulfide Mineral (MnCr2S4) from the IVA Iron Meteorite, Social Circle. Lunar and Planetary Science Conference: 47: 1813.

Internet Links for JoegoldsteiniteHide

Localities for JoegoldsteiniteHide

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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.
Azerbaijan
 
  • Ağcabədi District (Aghjabadi)
    • Shusha
Isa, J., Ma, C., & Rubin, A. E. (2016, March). Joegoldsteinite: A New Sulfide Mineral (MnCr2S4) from the IVA Iron Meteorite, Social Circle. In Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (Vol. 47, p. 1813).
India
 
  • Uttar Pradesh
    • Basti Division
      • Basti District
        • Gorakhpur
Keil, K., Brett, R. (1974): Heideite, (Fe,Cr)1+x(Ti,Fe)2S4, a new mineral in the Bustee enstatite achondrite. American Mineralogist: 59: 465-470
USA (TL)
 
  • Georgia
    • Walton Co.
Isa J.,Ma, C.,Rubin, A. and Wasson, J. (2015) Joegoldsteinite, IMA 2015-049. CNMNC Newsletter No. 27, October 2015, page 1225; Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 1229 –1236.
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