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Cameronite

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Vulcanit mit Cameronit

bronzefarbener Vulcanit neben grauem Cameronit in Quarz, Good Hope Mine, Vulcan, Gunnison County, Colorado, USA; BB < 5 mm

Collection: Marco Gabriel Collection
Copyright: MinTreasure.com (Carsten Slotta)
Contribution: openpit 2020-06-10
Locality: Good Hope Mine / Vulcan District / Gunnison Co. / Colorado / USA

Collectors Summary

Color grau
Streak color schwarz
Lustre Metallglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 3.50 - 4.00
Cleavages keine beobachtet
Fracture submuschelig
Crystal System monoklin, C2/c

Additional information / Summary

(Original als tetragonal beschrieben, a=12.695Å, c=42.186Å, V=6798.8 Å3, Z=16; Can. Min. 24)

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Cu5-x(Cu,Ag)3+xTe10 {x=0.43}

Empir­ical formula (anal­y­sis)

Cu7.08Ag1.06Fe0.01S0.01Te9.84

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Kupfer, Silber, Tellur

Unit weight: 1820.7407442 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 18

Info

Empirical formula:

Cu7.08Ag1.06Fe0.01S0.01Te9.84

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Sulfur

S

0.02

0.01

0.06

32.0655000

0.3206550

Iron

Fe

0.03

0.01

0.06

55.8452000

0.5584520

Copper

Cu

24.71

7.08

39.33

63.5463000

449.9078040

Silver

Ag

6.28

1.06

5.89

107.8682200

114.3403132

Tellurium

Te

68.96

9.84

54.67

127.6030000

1,255.6135200

Anal­y­sis wt%

Ø Cu : 24.45, Ag : 6.34, Te : 69.11 (Ref: Canadian Mineralogist 86)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

2.DB.35

2: Sulfide und Sulfosalze (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide, Sulfarsenite, Sulfantimonite, Sulfbismuthite)
D: Metallsulfide mit M:S = 3:4 und 2:3
B: M:S = 2:3
35:Cameronit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

II/D.14-010

II: SULFIDE UND SULFOSALZE (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide)
D: Sulfide mit Metall : S,Se,Te < 1:1
14: Telluride mit Kupfer, Silber, Gold

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

2.EA.200

2: SULFIDES
E: Me/S=1/2 (also < 1/2)
A: Me/S=1/2 with Cu,Ag,Au, etc.
2: Unclassified

Dana 8th edi­tion

02.16.20.01

02: Sulfide Minerals
16: Sulfides - Including Selenides and Tellurides with miscellaneous formulae

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

grau

Streak color

schwarz

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

opak

Lus­tre

Metallglanz

Pleochro­ism

Leicht hellgrau bis blass braungrau

Anisotropism

Ausgeprägt mittelgrau bis schiefergrau bis braungrau

Reflec­tiv­ity: (Lambda nm) ↓, ↑, Ø

(400) 23.60, 28.40, 26.00
(420) 25.60, 30.10, 27.85
(440) 27.40, 31.40, 29.40
(460) 28.90, 32.50, 30.70
(480) 30.10, 33.10, 31.60
(500) 31.00, 33.60, 32.30
(520) 31.60, 33.70, 32.65
(540) 32.10, 33.80, 32.95
(560) 32.50, 33.70, 33.10
(580) 32.80, 33.60, 33.20
(600) 33.00, 33.40, 33.20
(620) 33.10, 33.20, 33.15
(640) 33.30, 33.00, 33.15
(660) 33.40, 32.70, 33.05
(680) 33.50, 32.60, 33.05
(700) 33.60, 32.30, 32.95

Reflection chart Cameronite

Reflec­tiv­ity Ø

31.77

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

monoklin

Class (H-M)

2/m

Space Group number

15

Space Group

C2/c

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

17.906(1)

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

17.927(1)

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

21.230(1)

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.999

Cell param­e­ters c/b

1.184

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

98.081°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

14

Volumne (ų)

6747.179

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

9.946(30),
3.456(100),
2.118(100),
1.815(30),
1.804(60),
1.377(40),
1.222(40),
1.151(30)

XRD chart Cameronite

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

Crystals 3D

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Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

3.50 - 4.00

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

150 - 163, Ø 163 (100g)

Density (g/cm³)

6.303 (berechnet)

6.273 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Cleav­ages

keine beobachtet

Frac­ture

submuschelig

Tenac­ity

spröde

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

USA/Colorado/Gunnison Co./Vulcan District/Good Hope Mine

Type mate­r­ial

Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada, 64956;

The Natural History Museum, London, England, 1984,356, E.1000, R933;

National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C., USA, 162713.

Col­lec­tion number of type mate­r­ial

64956 (Kanada); 1984,356, E.1000, R933 (England); 162713 (USA)

Par­a­ge­n­e­sis of type mate­r­ial

Rickardit, Tellur, Arsenopyrit

Preface

Asso­cia­tions

Vulcanit, Tellurium, Rickardit, Pyrit

Name from

Professor Eugene Nathan Cameron (1910 - ), Universität von Wisconsin; Entdecker des Minerals;

Author (Name, Year)

Roberts & Harris & Criddle & Pinch, 1986

Bindi & Pinch, 2014

References

The Canadian Mineralogist 24 (1986), 379-384 [Optische Daten, Dichte]

CAMERONITE, Cu5−x(Cu,Ag)3+xTe10 (x = 0.43), From the Good Hope Mine, Vulcan, Colorado: Crystal Structure And Revision Of The Chemical Formula - The Canadian Mineralogist 52 (2014), 423-432 [Kristallsystem, Gitterparameter, Formel, Z]

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

Cameronite

Cu5-x(Cu,Ag)3+xTe10 {x=0.43}

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

2.DB.35

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

Cameronite

Cu5-x(Cu,Ag)3+xTe10 {x=0.43}

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

II/D.14-010

Tarkianite

(Cu,Fe)(Re,Mo)4S8

kubisch : 43m : F43m

II/D.14-020

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

Cameronite

Cu5-x(Cu,Ag)3+xTe10 {x=0.43}

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

2.EA.200

Montbrayite

(Au,Ag,Sb,Bi,Pb)23(Te,Sb,Bi,Bi,Pb)38

triklin : 1 : P1

2.EA.220

Nagyágite

Pb(Pb,Sb)S2(Te,Au)

monoklin : 2/m : P21/m

2.EA.240

Museumite

Pb5AuSbTe2S12

monoklin : 2/m, 2 : P21/m, P21

2.EA.250

Buckhornite

(Pb2BiS3)(AuTe2)

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pmmn

2.EA.260

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

Cameronite

Cu5-x(Cu,Ag)3+xTe10 {x=0.43}

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

02.16.20.01

Patrónite

VS4

monoklin : 2/m : I2/c

02.16.21.01

Vasilite

(Pd,Cu)16(S,Te)7

kubisch : 43m : I43m

02.16.22.01

Luberoite

Pt5Se4

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

02.16.23.01

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Japanese

カメロン鉱

IMA Number

IMA 1984-069

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