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Alabandite

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Alabandin, Manganoquadratit
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Alabandin, Manganoquadratit
Manganoquadratit xx auf Alabandin XX; Größe: 75x38 mm, Fundort: Uchucchacua, Provinz Oyon, Lima, Peru
Copyright: Rock Currier; Contribution: slugslayer
Location: Peru/Lima, Region/Oyon, Provinz/Uchucchacua Mine
Mineral: Alabandite, Manganoquadratite
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Alabandin, Manganoquadratit  D

Manganoquadratit xx auf Alabandin XX; Größe: 75x38 mm, Fundort: Uchucchacua, Provinz Oyon, Lima, Peru

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Locality: Uchucchacua Mine / Oyon, Provinz / Lima, Region / Peru
Alabandin
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Alabandin
Größe: 1,88 mm; Fundort: Grube Molinello, Genova, Ligurien, Italien
Copyright: Matteo Chinellato; Contribution: Hg
Location: Italien/Ligurien (Liguria), Region/Genua (Genova), Metropolitanstadt/Ne/Val Graveglia/Miniera di Molinello
Mineral: Alabandite
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Alabandin

Größe: 1,88 mm; Fundort: Grube Molinello, Genova, Ligurien, Italien

Copyright: Matteo Chinellato
Contribution: Hg 2011-10-04
Locality: Miniera di Molinello / Val Graveglia / Ne / Genua (Genova), Metropolitanstadt / Ligurien (Liguria), Region / Italien
Alabandin
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Alabandin
Bipyramidale braune Kristalle. Fundort: Postmasburg Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, Südafrika
Copyright: Klaus-Dieter Bausch; Contribution: Münchener Micromounter
Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter, Collection number: A005139, Donator: Klaus-Dieter Bausch
Location: Südafrika/Nordkap (Northern Cape), Provinz/Mgcawu, Distrikt/Postmasburg/Postmasburg Manganese Field
Mineral: Alabandite
Encyclopedia: SammlerSteckbriefe/Münchener Micromounter/Klaus-Dieter Bausch
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Alabandin (SNr: A005139)

Bipyramidale braune Kristalle. Fundort: Postmasburg Manganese Field, Northern Cape Province, Südafrika

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Klaus-Dieter Bausch
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2010-07-23
Locality: Postmasburg Manganese Field / Postmasburg / Mgcawu, Distrikt / Nordkap (Northern Cape), Provinz / Südafrika
Alabandin
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Alabandin
Größe: 20x16x12 mm; Fundort: Merelani, Simanjiro-Distrikt, Region Manyara, Tansania
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Location: Tansania/Manyara, Region/Simanjiro, Distrikt/Merelani (Mererani)
Mineral: Alabandite
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Alabandin

Größe: 20x16x12 mm; Fundort: Merelani, Simanjiro-Distrikt, Region Manyara, Tansania

Copyright: Christian Rewitzer
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Locality: Merelani (Mererani) / Simanjiro, Distrikt / Manyara, Region / Tansania
Alabandin
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Alabandin
Größe: 73x35x10 mm; Fundort: Zinc Corporation Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australien
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Location: Australien/New South Wales/Yancowinna Co./Broken Hill/Zinc Corporation Mine (ZC Mine)
Mineral: Alabandite
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Alabandin

Größe: 73x35x10 mm; Fundort: Zinc Corporation Mine, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australien

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Locality: Zinc Corporation Mine (ZC Mine) / Broken Hill / Yancowinna Co. / New South Wales / Australien
Alabandin
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Alabandin
Größe: 40x38x30 mm; Fundort: Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australien
Copyright: Jean-Francois Carpentier; Contribution: slugslayer
Location: Australien/New South Wales/Yancowinna Co./Broken Hill
Mineral: Alabandite
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Alabandin

Größe: 40x38x30 mm; Fundort: Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australien

Copyright: Jean-Francois Carpentier
Contribution: slugslayer 2009-06-04
Locality: Broken Hill / Yancowinna Co. / New South Wales / Australien

Collectors Summary

Color grauweiß, schwarz
Streak color dunkelgrün
Hardness (Mohs) 3.75
Solubility +++ Säuren, Licht!, oxidiert an feuchter Luft
Crystal System kubisch, Fm3m
Morphology kubisch

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

MnS

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Mangan, Schwefel

Unit weight: 87.0035499 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 2

Info

Empirical formula:

MnS

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Sulfur

S

36.86

1

50.00

32.0655000

32.0655000

Manganese

Mn

63.14

1

50.00

54.9380499

54.9380499

Anal­y­sis wt%

Mn : 63.03, S : 36.91 (Ref: Dana, 7th ed. 1)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

2.CD.10

2: Sulfide und Sulfosalze (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide, Sulfarsenite, Sulfantimonite, Sulfbismuthite)
C: Metallsulfide, M : S = 1 : 1 (und ähnliche)
D: mit Zinn (Sn), Blei (Pb), Quecksilber (Hg), usw.
10:Galenit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

II/C.15-030

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

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

2.CD.210

2: SULFIDES
C: Sulfides (etc) with Me/S=1/1
D: With Sn,Pb, etc. - Coordination Number ~[4+1]
2: Coordination Number ~[6] Galenite-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

02.08.01.04

02: Sulfide Minerals
08: Sulfides - Including Selenides and Tellurides where Am Bn Xp, with (m+n):p=1:1
01: Galena Group (Isometric: Fm3m)

IMA sta­tus

Erstbeschreibung vor CNMNC-Gründung (1959), als Mineral meist anerkannt

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

grauweiß, schwarz

Streak color

dunkelgrün

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

opak

RI value α / ω / n

2.70

RI value β

(Li)

Ri mean

2.70

Optical Data Luminescence

Lumi­nes­cence

keine Fluoreszenz bekannt

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

kubisch

Class (H-M)

m3m

Space Group number

225

Space Group

Fm3m

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

5.224

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

1

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

4

Volumne (ų)

142.564

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

3.015(10),
2.612(100),
1.847(50),
1.509(20),
1.168(20),
1.066(20),
0.870(10),
0.826(10)

XRD chart Alabandite

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

Morphol­ogy

kubisch

Crystals 3D

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Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

3.75

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

174 (100g)

Density (g/cm³)

3.95 - 4.04 / Durchschnittlich = 3.99

4.053 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+++ Säuren, Licht!, oxidiert an feuchter Luft

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

Rumänien/Hunedoara, Kreis/Sacarimb (Nagyag)

Preface

Asso­cia­tions

Rhodochrosit

Rare­ness

sehr selten

Author (Name, Year)

von Reichenstein (1784)

Col­lector informa­tion

kann leicht mit Sphalerit verwechselt werden

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 1 (1990), 5; Lehrbuch der Mineralogie (1991)

Other languages

German

Alabandin

Spanish

Alabandina

English

Alabandite

French

Alabandite

Russian

Алабандин

Traditional Chinese

硫錳礦

Simplified Chinese

硫锰矿

Japanese

アラバンド鉱

Alternative Name

English

Alabandine

Alabandit

Alabandita

Alabandite (of Beudant)

German

Blumenbachit

Braunsteinblende

Braunsteinkies

Glance-blende

Manganblende

Manganglanz

German

Schwarze Blende

Japanese

閃マンガン鉱

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Abd

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German pages

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English pages

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Russian pages

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