Green, D. I.; Neall, T. and Tindle, A. G.
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Fülöppite, Pb3Sb8S15, is a rare mineral which was originally described from Baia Mare in Romania. It is one of a group of monoclinic lead-antimony sulphosalts with the general formula Pb3+2nSb8S15+2n (Gaines et al., 1997). Fülöppite was first reported in Britain from Wet Swine Gill, Caldbeck Fells, Cumbria (Fortey et al., 1984). It was described as dark grey metallic patches of fibrous crystals accompanying stibnite. More recently, rare dark red resinous to submetallic subhedral to euhedral crystals associated with Journal of the Russell Society (2005) stibnite were identified as being close to fülöppite by XRD (Neall and Green, 2001). The composition of these crystals has been determined by wavelength dispersive X-ray spectroscopy and is the subject of this note.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Copyright Holders:||2005 The Authors, 2005 The Russell Society|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Science > Environment, Earth and Ecosystems
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Centre for Earth, Planetary, Space and Astronomical Research (CEPSAR)|
|Depositing User:||Elizabeth Lomas|
|Date Deposited:||05 Mar 2009 16:35|
|Last Modified:||18 Jan 2016 10:34|
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