Nickelskutterudite R061007

Name: Nickelskutterudite
RRUFF ID: R061007
Ideal Chemistry: (Ni,Co,Fe)As3
Locality: Hasserode, Harz, Germany
Source: Michael Scott S101444 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Aggregate of silver-gray cubes, some tarnished to a brassy color
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Groups: [ Skutterudite (6) ] [ Perovskite (41) ]
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RRUFF ID: R061007.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ni0.48Co0.36Fe0.13)Σ=0.97(As2.79S0.21)Σ=3.00
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample

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RRUFF ID: R061007
Sample Description: Unoriented Raman on the primary sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R061007.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 8.235(2)Å    b: 8.235(2)Å    c: 8.235(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 558.4(4)Å3    Crystal System: cubic
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Calculated diffraction file.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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