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Drechslerite

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About DrechsleriteHide

Formula:
Tl4(Sb4–xAsx)S8 (1 < x < 2)
Crystal System:
Triclinic
Related to lorándite and weissbergite.
Sb and As are ordered in the crystal structure.


Classification of DrechsleriteHide

Approved, Pending publication

Chemical Properties of DrechsleriteHide

Formula:
Tl4(Sb4–xAsx)S8 (1 < x < 2)

Crystallography of DrechsleriteHide

Crystal System:
Triclinic
Class (H-M):
1 - Pedial
Space Group:
P1
Cell Parameters:
a = 6.041(1) Å, b = 6.166(1) Å, c = 11.573(2) Å
α = 100.89(3)°, β = 99.17(3)°, γ = 104.54(3)°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.98 : 1 : 1.877
Unit Cell V:
399.95 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
3.613Å(89)
3.605Å(72)
3.495Å(81)
2.917Å(77)
2.898Å(100)
2.773Å(76)
2.296Å(50)
2.248Å(66)

Type Occurrence of DrechsleriteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
mineralogical collections of the Natural History Museum Vienna, Burgring 7, 1010 Wien, Austria, specimen number O1181 (holotype), and the Natural History Museum Basel, Augustinergasse 2, 4051 Basel, Switzerland, specimen number S209 (cotype)

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 DrechsleriteHide

Reference List:
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Topa, D., Graeser, S., Stoeger, B., Raber, T. Stanley, C. (2019): Drechslerite, IMA 2019-061. CNMNC Newsletter No. 52; Mineralogical Magazine: 83; https://doi.org/10.1180/mgm.2019.73; http://forum.amiminerals.it/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=15946

Internet Links for DrechsleriteHide

Localities for DrechsleriteHide

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)
 
  • Valais
    • Goms
      • Binn
        • Fäld (Imfeld; Im Feld; Feld)
Topa, D., Graeser, S., Stoeger, B., Raber, T. Stanley, C. (2019): Drechslerite, IMA 2019-061. CNMNC Newsletter No. 52; Mineralogical Magazine: 83; https://doi.org/10.1180/mgm.2019.73; http://forum.amiminerals.it/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=15946 see also: https://fglb.clubdesk.com/clubdesk/www?p=100100
 
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