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Argentoliveingite

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Formula:
AgxPb40-2xAs48+xS112
3 < x < 4
Crystal System:
Triclinic
Member of:
Name:
For the relation to liveingite.
Sartorite homologous series.
Closely related to liveingite and "rathite-IV".

The mineral is noticeable for its very large unit-cell parameter c.


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Classification of ArgentoliveingiteHide

Approved, Pending publication
Approval Year:
2016

Chemical Properties of ArgentoliveingiteHide

Formula:
AgxPb40-2xAs48+xS112

3 < x < 4
IMA Formula:
AgxPb40-2xAs48+xS112 (3 < x < 4)

Crystallography of ArgentoliveingiteHide

Crystal System:
Triclinic
Class (H-M):
1 - Pinacoidal
Space Group:
P1
Setting:
P1
Cell Parameters:
a = 7.905(2) Å, b = 8.469(2) Å, c = 137.96(4) Å
α = 89.592(2)°, β = 88.969(2)°, γ = 89.893(2)°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.933 : 1 : 16.29
Unit Cell V:
9,234.33 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
4.161(30)
3.782(30)
3.587(30)
2.736(100)
2.634(40)
2.311(80)
2.116(80)
1.905(70)

Type Occurrence of ArgentoliveingiteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Mineralogical collections of (1) the Naturhistorisches Museum
Wien, Austria (catalogue number N 9868), and (2) the Natural History Museum Basel, Switzerland (specimen number S83)

Synonyms of ArgentoliveingiteHide

Other Language Names for ArgentoliveingiteHide

Relationship of Argentoliveingite to other SpeciesHide

Member of:
Other Members of this group:
ArgentobaumhaueriteAg1.5Pb22As33.5S72Tric. 1 : P1
ArgentodufrénoysiteAg3Pb26As35S80Tric. 1 : P1
BarikaiteAg3Pb10(Sb8As11)S40Mon. 2/m : P21/b
BaumhaueritePb12As16S36Tric. 1 : P1
BernarlottiitePb6(As5Sb3)S18Tric. 1 : P1
BoscardiniteTlPb4(Sb7As2)S18Tric. 1 : P1
Carducciite(Ag2Sb2)Pb12(As,Sb)16S40Mon. 2/m : P21/b
DufrénoysitePb2As2S5Mon. 2 : P21
ÉcrinsiteAgTl3Pb4As11Sb9S36Tric. 1 : P1
EnneasartoriteTl6Pb32As70S140Mon. 2/m : P21/b
GuettarditePbAsSbS4Mon. 2/m : P21/b
HendekasartoriteTl2Pb48As82S172Mon. 2/m : P21/b
HeptasartoriteTl7Pb22As55S108Mon. 2/m : P21/b
HyršlitePb8As10Sb6S32Mon. 2 : P21
IncomsartoriteTl6Pb144As246S516Mon. 2/m
LiveingitePb9As13S28Mon.
ParapierrotiteTlSb5S8Mon. m
PhilrothiteTlAs3S5Mon. 2/m : P21/b
PierrotiteTl2(Sb,As)10S16Orth. mm2 : Pna21
PolloneiteAgPb46As26Sb23S120Mon. 2 : P21
RathiteAg2Pb12-xTlx/2As18+x/2S40Mon. 2/m : P21/b
SartoritePbAs2S4Mon. 2/m : P21/m
Twinnite Pb0.8Tl0.1Sb1.3As0.8S4Mon. 2/m
VeenitePb2(Sb,As)2S5Mon. 2 : P21

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 ArgentoliveingiteHide

Reference List:
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Topa, D., Graeser, S., Makovicky, E., Stanley, C. (2016): Argentoliveingite, IMA 2016-029. CNMNC Newsletter No. 32, August 2016, page 920; Mineralogical Magazine: 80: 915–922

Internet Links for ArgentoliveingiteHide

Localities for ArgentoliveingiteHide

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)
Topa, D., Graeser, S., Makovicky, E., Stanley, C. (2016): Argentoliveingite, IMA 2016-029. CNMNC Newsletter No. 32, August 2016, page 920; Mineralogical Magazine: 80: 915–922
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