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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

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Alabandin
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Alabandin

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

Copyright: Matteo Chinellato
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Locality: Miniera di Molinello / Val Graveglia / Ne / Genua (Genova), Metropolitanstadt / Ligurien (Liguria), Region / Italien
Alabandin
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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
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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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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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Alabandin
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Alabandin

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

Copyright: Jean-Francois Carpentier
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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)

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

Altaite

PbTe

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

2.CD.10

Keilite

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

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

2.CD.10

Galena

PbS

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

2.CD.10

Crerarite

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

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

2.CD.10

Oldhamite

(Ca,Mg,Fe,Mn)S

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

2.CD.10

Alabandite

MnS

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

2.CD.10

Niningerite

(Mg,Fe2+,Mn)S

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

2.CD.10

Clausthalite

PbSe

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

2.CD.10

Cuboargyrite

AgSbS2

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

2.CD.10

Schapbachite

AgBiS2

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

2.CD.10

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

Keilite

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

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

II/C.15-005

Niningerite

(Mg,Fe2+,Mn)S

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

II/C.15-010

Oldhamite

(Ca,Mg,Fe,Mn)S

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

II/C.15-020

Alabandite

MnS

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

II/C.15-030

Galena

PbS

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

II/C.15-040

Clausthalite

PbSe

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

II/C.15-050

Altaite

PbTe

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

II/C.15-060

Crerarite

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

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

II/C.15-070

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

Niningerite

(Mg,Fe2+,Mn)S

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

2.CD.200

Keilite

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

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

2.CD.205

Alabandite

MnS

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

2.CD.210

Oldhamite

(Ca,Mg,Fe,Mn)S

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

2.CD.230

Galena

PbS

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

2.CD.250

Clausthalite

PbSe

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

2.CD.260

Altaite

PbTe

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

2.CD.270

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

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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