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Rozhdestvenskayaite

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About RozhdestvenskayaiteHide

Formula:
Ag10Zn2Sb4S13
Crystal System:
Isometric
Chemically related to argentotetrahedrite and freibergite (which are both Fe-dominant on the Fe/Zn site).

Probably the Zn analogue of UM1992-21-S:AgFeSb.


Classification of RozhdestvenskayaiteHide

Approved, Pending publication
Approval Year:
2016

Chemical Properties of RozhdestvenskayaiteHide

Formula:
Ag10Zn2Sb4S13

Crystallography of RozhdestvenskayaiteHide

Crystal System:
Isometric
Class (H-M):
4 3m - Hextetrahedral
Space Group:
I4 3m

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
3.161(100)
2.927(8)
2.738(35)
2.581(8)
2.148(18)
1.999(10)
1.936(24)
1.651(19)
Comments:
From Type Description.

Type Occurrence of RozhdestvenskayaiteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Type material is deposited in the mineralogical collections of the Natural History Museum London, specimen number BM2016,102

Synonyms of RozhdestvenskayaiteHide

Relationship of Rozhdestvenskayaite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
ArgentotennantiteAg6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13Iso. 4 3m : I4 3m
ArgentotetrahedriteAg6Cu4(Fe,Zn)2Sb4S13Iso. 4 3m : I4 3m
FreibergiteAg6[Cu4Fe2]Sb4S13-xIso. 4 3m : I4 3m
GirauditeCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4Se13Iso. 4 3m : I4 3m
GoldfielditeCu10Te4S13Iso. 4 3m : I4 3m
HakiteCu6[Cu4Hg2]Sb4Se13Iso. 4 3m : I4 3m
TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13Iso. 4 3m : I4 3m
TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13Iso. 4 3m : I4 3m
UM1992-21-S:AgFeSb(Ag,Fe,Zn,Hg)12(Sb,As)4S13Iso.

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 RozhdestvenskayaiteHide

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Welch, M.D., Stanley, C.J., Spratt, J. and Mills, S.J. (2017) Rozhdestvenskayaite, IMA 2016-094. CNMNC Newsletter No. 35, February 2017, page 212; Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 209–213.

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Localities for RozhdestvenskayaiteHide

ⓘ - 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.
Mexico (TL)
 
  • Sonora
    • Mun. de Moctezuma
      • Moctezuma
Welch, M.D., Stanley, C.J., Spratt, J. and Mills, S.J. (2017) Rozhdestvenskayaite, IMA 2016-094. CNMNC Newsletter No. 35, February 2017, page 212; Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 209–213.
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