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Hypercinnabar

Collectors Summary

Color grauweiß
Streak color rötlich schwarz
Hardness (Mohs) 2.5
Crystal System hexagonal,

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

HgS

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Quecksilber, Schwefel

Unit weight: 232.6575 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 2

Info

Empirical formula:

HgS

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Sulfur

S

13.78

1

50.00

32.0655000

32.0655000

Mercury

Hg

86.22

1

50.00

200.5920000

200.5920000

Anal­y­sis wt%

Hg : 86.23, S : 13.77 (Ref: berechnet)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

2.CB.45

2: Sulfide und Sulfosalze (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide, Sulfarsenite, Sulfantimonite, Sulfbismuthite)
C: Metallsulfide, M : S = 1 : 1 (und ähnliche)
B: mit Zink (Zn), Eisen (Fe), Kupfer (Cu), Silber (Ag), usw.
45:Wurtzit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

II/C.18-020

II: SULFIDE UND SULFOSALZE (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide)
C: Sulfide mit Metall : S,Se,Te ~ 1:1

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

2.CB.670

2: SULFIDES
C: Sulfides (etc) with Me/S=1/1
B: With Zn,Cu (etc), Coordination Number ~[4] Framework of Cornersharing Tetrahedra: Sphalerite-Germanite-Family
6: Wurtzite-Cubanite Family Wurtzite-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

02.08.08.01

02: Sulfide Minerals
08: Sulfides - Including Selenides and Tellurides where Am Bn Xp, with (m+n):p=1:1

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

grauweiß

Streak color

rötlich schwarz

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

hexagonal

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

7.01

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

14.13

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

2.016

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

120°

Z

12

Volumne (ų)

601.324

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

3.70(70),
3.43(80),
3.08(100),
2.97(60),
2.80(90),
2.244(60),
1.980(100),
1.892(100)

XRD chart Hypercinnabar

Calculated from d-spacing and intensity at 0.1541838 nm (Cu)

Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

2.5

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

52 (25g)

Density (g/cm³)

7.43

7.709 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Potter & Barnes, 1978

References

American Mineralogist 63 (1978), 1143

Related minerals "Strunz Classification" (9. Edition) [Mineral | Chemical formula | Crystal system : Class (H-M) : Space Group | Indenture number]

'Matraite' (Var.v. Sphalerite)

ZnS

2.CB.45

Wurtzite

(Zn,Fe)S

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

2.CB.45

Rambergite

gamma-MnS

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

2.CB.45

Cadmoselite

CdSe

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

2.CB.45

Greenockite

CdS

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

2.CB.45

'Wurtzite-15R' (Pol.v. Wurtzite)

(Zn,Fe)S

trigonal : 3m : R3m

2.CB.45

'Wurtzite-4H' (Pol.v. Wurtzite)

ZnS

hexagonal : 6mmm : P63mc

2.CB.45

'Wurtzite-6H' (Pol.v. Wurtzite)

ZnS

hexagonal : 6mmm : P63mc

2.CB.45

'Wurtzite-8H' (Pol.v. Wurtzite)

ZnS

hexagonal : 6mmm : P63mc

2.CB.45

'Hexastannite'

Cu3(Sn,Fe)S4

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

2.CB.45

'Wurtzite-10H' (Pol.v. Wurtzite)

ZnS

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

2.CB.45

Buseckite

(Fe,Zn,Mn)S

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

2.CB.45

Hypercinnabar

HgS

2.CB.45

Related minerals "Lapis Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula | Crystal system : Class (H-M) : Space Group | Indenture number]

Cinnabar

HgS

trigonal : 32, 32 : P3121, P3221

II/C.18-010

Hypercinnabar

HgS

II/C.18-020

Related minerals "Hoelzel Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula : Crystal system : Class (H-M) | Space Group | Indenture number]

Wurtzite

(Zn,Fe)S

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

2.CB.600

'Wurtzite-4H' (Pol.v. Wurtzite)

ZnS

hexagonal : 6mmm : P63mc

2.CB.603

'Wurtzite-8H' (Pol.v. Wurtzite)

ZnS

hexagonal : 6mmm : P63mc

2.CB.605

'Wurtzite-10H' (Pol.v. Wurtzite)

ZnS

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

2.CB.607

'Matraite' (Var.v. Sphalerite)

ZnS

2.CB.610

Wassonite

TiS

trigonal : 3m : R3m

2.CB.620

Rambergite

gamma-MnS

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

2.CB.630

Buseckite

(Fe,Zn,Mn)S

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

2.CB.635

Greenockite

CdS

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

2.CB.640

Cadmoselite

CdSe

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

2.CB.650

Hypercinnabar

HgS

2.CB.670

Related minerals "Dana 8. Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula : Crystal system : Class (H-M) | Space Group | Indenture number]

Galena

PbS

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

02.08.01.01

Clausthalite

PbSe

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

02.08.01.02

Altaite

PbTe

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

02.08.01.03

Alabandite

MnS

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

02.08.01.04

Oldhamite

(Ca,Mg,Fe,Mn)S

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

02.08.01.05

Niningerite

(Mg,Fe2+,Mn)S

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

02.08.01.06

Borovskite

Pd3SbTe4

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

02.08.01.07

Crerarite

(Pt,Pb)Bi3(S,Se)4-x

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

02.08.01.08

Keilite

(Fe,Mg,Mn,Ca,Cr)S

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

02.08.01.09

Sphalerite

(Zn,Fe)S

kubisch : 43m : F43m

02.08.02.01

Stilleite

ZnSe

kubisch : 43m : F43m

02.08.02.02

Metacinnabar

HgS

kubisch : 43m : F43m

02.08.02.03

Tiemannite

HgSe

kubisch : 43m : F43m

02.08.02.04

Coloradoite

HgTe

kubisch : 43m : F43m

02.08.02.05

Hawleyite

CdS

kubisch : 43m : F43m

02.08.02.06

Polhemusite

(Zn,Hg)S

02.08.03.01

Xingzhongite

(Pb,Cu,Fe)(Ir,Pt,Rh)2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.08.04.01

Cooperite

PtS

tetragonal : 4/mmm : P42/mmc

02.08.05.01

Vysotskite

(Pd,Ni)S

tetragonal : 4/m : P42/m

02.08.05.02

Braggite

(Pt,Pd,Ni)S

tetragonal : 4/m : P42/m

02.08.05.03

Polarite

Pd(Pb,Bi)

orthorhombisch : mm2 : Ccm21

02.08.06.01

Greenockite

CdS

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

02.08.07.02

Cadmoselite

CdSe

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

02.08.07.03

Rambergite

gamma-MnS

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

02.08.07.04

Hypercinnabar

HgS

02.08.08.01

CNMNC (IMA)-Number

IMA 1977-D

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Hcin

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