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General Rebulite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Tl5Sb5As8S22
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 2,935.49 gm
   Thallium  34.81 %  Tl
   Antimony  20.74 %  Sb
   Arsenic   20.42 %  As
   Sulfur    24.03 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Tl5Sb5As8S22
Help on Environment: Environment: In a hydrothermal As-Tl deposit.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1982
Help on Locality: Locality: Allchar, Macedonia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Unknown name derivation.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Rebulite Say REBULITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 17065
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  Rebulite   Realgar

Comments: Dark gray rebulite grain in red, massive realgar.
Location: Allchar, Roszdan, FYR Macedonia. Scale: Picture size 4 mm.
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Rebulite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =2.3687:1:4.3531
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 17.441, b = 7.363, c = 32.052, Z = 4; beta = 105.03° V = 3,975.25 Den(Calc)= 4.90
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Monoclinic - Prismatic H-M Symbol (2/m) Space Group: P 21/c
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 3.076(1)(316), 3.37(0.8)(500), 2.95(0.67)(508),2.186(0.67)(2.1.14),
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Physical Properties of Rebulite

Help on Color: Color: Dark gray.
Help on Density: Density: 4.81
Help on Luster: Luster: Metallic
Help on Streak: Streak: brown red

Calculated Properties of Rebulite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=4.26 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Rebulite =4.90 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.0018023865
Boson Index = 0.9981976135
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PERebulite = 675.73 barns/electron
U=PERebulite x rElectron Density=2,878.52 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Rebulite is Not Radioactive

Rebulite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (03)Sulfides - Sulfosalts
  (03.08)where 1 < z/y <2 - (A+)i (A++)j [By Cz], A=metals, B=semi-metals, C=non-metals
  (03.08.13)Dana Group Rebulite Tl5Sb5As8S22 P 21/c 2/m Jankovicite Tl5Sb9(As,Sb)4S22 P1 1
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 02.HD.25 02 - SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulf
  02.H - Sulfosalts of SnS Archetype
  02.HD -With Tl
02.HD.25 Rebulite Tl5Sb5As8S22 P 21/c 2/m

Other Rebulite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AntBidBlaNic1) PHYS. PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Rebulite :
1 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
2 - Athena
3 - EUROmin Project
4 - Ecole des Mines de Paris
5 - GeoScienceWorld
6 - Google Images
7 - Google Scholar
8 - Handbook of Mineralogy (MinSocAm)
9 - Handbook of Mineralogy (UofA)
10 - MinDAT
11 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
12 - Online Mineral Museum
13 - QUT Mineral Atlas
14 - Ruff.Info

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Dana No: Strunz No: 02.HD.25