thiospinel

thiospinel

[¦thī·ō·spə′nel]
(mineralogy)
Any mineral with the spinel structure having the general formula AR2S4.
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Although the anion is normally oxygen, the analogous thiospinel structure includes the rest of the chalcogenides.
Associated minerals are: actinolite, clinochlore, chromite, vysotskite, zvyagintsevite, cuprorhodsite-ferrorhodsite-malanite, laurite-erlichmanite, irarsite, keithconnite, Pb-Pd-rich thiospinels of Cu, Fe, Rh and Ir, unnamed [Pd.sub.9][PbO.sub.10] and Rh[(Ni,Fe,Cu).sub.2][S.sub.3], palladian gold, chalcopyrite, bornite and millerite.