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Colusite

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Colusit-Zwilling
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Colusit-Zwilling (SNr: Car-Colu-3-1-3)  D

Bildhöhe 6 mm; verzwillingter tetraedrischer Colusit-Kristall zusammen mit Albit von Fantiscritti, Carrara, Italien. Am unteren rechten Rand des Aggregates findet sich noch etwas Zinkblende.

Collection: Klaus Schäfer
Copyright: Klaus Schäfer
Contribution: Klaus Schäfer 2021-03-04
Locality: Cava di Fantiscritti / Carrara / Massa-Carrara, Provinz / Toskana (Toscana) / Italien
Colusit mit Sphalerit
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Colusit mit Sphalerit

Größe: 2,75 mm; Fundort: Val Pulita, Carrara, , Apuanische Alpen, Massa-Carrara-Bezirk, Toskana (Toscana), Italien

Copyright: Matteo Chinellato
Contribution: Hg 2011-05-30
Locality: Val Pulita / Carrara / Massa-Carrara, Provinz / Toskana (Toscana) / Italien
Colusit mit Sulvanit
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Colusit mit Sulvanit

Größe: 7,53 mm; Fundort: Val Pulita, Carrara, , Apuanische Alpen, Massa-Carrara-Bezirk, Toskana (Toscana), Italien

Copyright: Matteo Chinellato
Contribution: Hg 2010-06-08
Locality: Val Pulita / Carrara / Massa-Carrara, Provinz / Toskana (Toscana) / Italien
Colusit auf Sphalerit
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Colusit auf Sphalerit

Größe: 1,11 mm, Fundort: Fantiscritti-Steinbruch, Carrara, Apuanische Alpen, Massa-Carrara-Bezirk, Toskana, Italien

Copyright: Matteo Chinellato
Contribution: Hg 2010-12-06
Locality: Cava di Fantiscritti / Carrara / Massa-Carrara, Provinz / Toskana (Toscana) / Italien
Colusit
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Colusit

Größe: 3,35 mm; Fundort: Val Bona, Carrara, Apuanische Alpen, Massa-Carrara-Bezirk, Toskana (Toscana), Italien

Copyright: Matteo Chinellato
Contribution: Hg 2010-06-07
Locality: Val Bona / Carrara / Massa-Carrara, Provinz / Toskana (Toscana) / Italien
Colusit
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Colusit (SNr: Car-Colu-2-1-4)

Bildhöhe circa 3 mm; Colusit-Zwilling von Facciata, Carrara, Italien

Collection: Klaus Schäfer
Copyright: Klaus Schäfer
Contribution: Klaus Schäfer 2016-03-06
Locality: Facciata / Carrara / Massa-Carrara, Provinz / Toskana (Toscana) / Italien

Collectors Summary

Color bronze, bronzebraun, bronzegrau
Streak color schwarz
Lustre Metallglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 3.00 - 4.00
Cleavages keine beobachtet
Fracture uneben, splittrig
Solubility +++ HNO3, Königswasser
Crystal System kubisch, P43n

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Cu12VAs3S16

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Arsen, Kupfer, Schwefel, Vanadium

Unit weight: 1551.309916 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 32

Info

Empirical formula:

Cu12VAs3S16

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Sulfur

S

33.07

16

50.00

32.0655000

513.0480000

Vanadium

V

3.28

1

3.13

50.9415100

50.9415100

Copper

Cu

49.16

12

37.50

63.5463000

762.5556000

Arsenic

As

14.49

3

9.38

74.9216020

224.7648060

Anal­y­sis wt%

Cu : 47.99, Fe : 1.09, Sn : 6.71, V : 2.28, Te : 1.26, As : 9.54, S : 30.65 (Ref: American Mineralogist 39)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

2.CB.30

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.
30:Germanit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

II/C.10-040

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

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

2.CB.530

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
5: Germanite-Colusite-Mawsonite-Group

Hey's Chem­ical Index of Min­er­als

06.04.03

06: Sulphosalts - Sulphostannates, Sulphogermanates,Sulpharsenates, Sulphantimonates, Sulphovanadates and Sulphohalides
04: Sulphovanadates

Dana 8th edi­tion

03.01.01.01

03: Sulfides - Sulfosalts
01: Sulfides - Sulfosalts where z/y > 4 - (A+)i (A++)j [By Cz], A=metals, B=semi-metals, C=non-metals
01: Colusite Group (Isometric: P-43n) with Cu and V

IMA sta­tus

anerkannt, pre IMA, vererbt

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

bronze, bronzebraun, bronzegrau

Streak color

schwarz

Change in color

cremefarben in reflektiertem Licht

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

opak

Lus­tre

Metallglanz

Reflec­tiv­ity: (Lambda nm) ↓, ↑, Ø

(400) 25.10, , 25.10
(420) 25.50, , 25.50
(440) 25.90, , 25.90
(460) 26.40, , 26.40
(480) 27.00, , 27.00
(500) 27.70, , 27.70
(520) 28.60, , 28.60
(540) 29.60, , 29.60
(560) 30.50, , 30.50
(580) 31.20, , 31.20
(600) 31.70, , 31.70
(620) 32.00, , 32.00
(640) 31.90, , 31.90
(660) 31.60, , 31.60
(680) 31.30, , 31.30
(700) 31.00, , 31.00

Reflection chart Colusite

Reflec­tiv­ity Ø

29.19

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

kubisch

Class (H-M)

43m

Space Group number

218

Space Group

P43n

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

10.58

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

2

Volumne (ų)

1184.287

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

3.04(100),
1.860(100),
1.586(80),
1.317(50),
1.209(50),
1.178(50),
1.074(50),
1.012(50)

XRD chart Colusite

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)

3.00 - 4.00

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

322 - 3.79; Ø 351 (100g)

Density (g/cm³)

4.43 (gemessen) 4.5(berechnet)

4.35 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Cleav­ages

keine beobachtet

Frac­ture

uneben, splittrig

Tenac­ity

spröde

Radioac­tiv­ity

keine

Insta­bil­ity

+++ HNO3, Königswasser

Preface

Asso­cia­tions

Pyrit, TetrahedritTennantit, Enargit, Luzonit, Stannoidit, Goldfieldit, Germanit, Reniérit, Bornit, Chalcocit, Covellin, Chalcopyrit, Sphalerit, Galenit

Name from

Der Name wurde von R. E. Landon und A. H. Mogilnor 1933 für die Tyxplokalität vergeben, die East Colusa Mine in Butte, Montana, USA

Author (Name, Year)

Landon & Mogilnor, 1933

References

Schneiderhohn, Hans and Ramdohr, Paul (1931) Lehrbuch Erzmikroskopie.

Berman and Gonyer, American Mineralogist 24 (1939), 369-381.

Spry et al (1994) New occurrences and refined crystal chemistry of colusite, with comparisons to arsenosulvite. American Mineralogist, Volume 79, 750-762, 1994

Strunz Mineralogical Tables 9. Edition (2001).

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

Colusite

Cu12VAs3S16

kubisch : 43m : P43n

2.CB.30

Germanite

Cu13Fe2Ge2S16

kubisch : 43m : P43n

2.CB.30

Ovamboite

Cu10Fe3WGe3S16

2.CB.30

Maikainite

Cu10Fe3MoGe3S16

2.CB.30

Nekrasovite

Cu13V(Sn,As,Sb)3S16

kubisch : 43m : P43n

2.CB.30

Stibiocolusite

Cu13V(Sb,As,Sn)3S16

kubisch : 43m : P43m

2.CB.30

Germanocolusite

Cu13V(Ge,As)3S16

kubisch : 43m : P43m

2.CB.30

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

Renierite

(Cu,Zn)11(Ge,As)2Fe4S16

tetragonal : 42m : P42c

II/C.10-010

Vinciennite

Cu10Fe4Sn(As,Sb)S16

II/C.10-015

Germanite

Cu13Fe2Ge2S16

kubisch : 43m : P43n

II/C.10-020

Nekrasovite

Cu13V(Sn,As,Sb)3S16

kubisch : 43m : P43n

II/C.10-030

Colusite

Cu12VAs3S16

kubisch : 43m : P43n

II/C.10-040

Stibiocolusite

Cu13V(Sb,As,Sn)3S16

kubisch : 43m : P43m

II/C.10-045

Germanocolusite

Cu13V(Ge,As)3S16

kubisch : 43m : P43m

II/C.10-047

Maikainite

Cu10Fe3MoGe3S16

II/C.10-050

Ovamboite

Cu10Fe3WGe3S16

II/C.10-055

Sulvanite

Cu3VS4

kubisch : 43m : P43m

II/C.10-060

Polkovicite

(Fe,Pb)3(Ge,Fe)1-xS4

II/C.10-070

Morozeviczite

(Pb,Fe)3Ge1-xS4

II/C.10-080

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

Haycockite

Cu4Fe5S8

2.CB.500

Mooihoekite

Cu9Fe9S16

tetragonal : 42m : P42m

2.CB.510

Talnakhite

Cu9(Fe,Ni)8S16

kubisch : 43m : I43m

2.CB.520

Putoranite

Cu1.1Fe1.2S2

kubisch : m3m

2.CB.525

Colusite

Cu12VAs3S16

kubisch : 43m : P43n

2.CB.530

Stibiocolusite

Cu13V(Sb,As,Sn)3S16

kubisch : 43m : P43m

2.CB.535

Germanocolusite

Cu13V(Ge,As)3S16

kubisch : 43m : P43m

2.CB.540

Nekrasovite

Cu13V(Sn,As,Sb)3S16

kubisch : 43m : P43n

2.CB.545

Renierite

(Cu,Zn)11(Ge,As)2Fe4S16

tetragonal : 42m : P42c

2.CB.550

Germanite

Cu13Fe2Ge2S16

kubisch : 43m : P43n

2.CB.555

Maikainite

Cu10Fe3MoGe3S16

2.CB.560

Ovamboite

Cu10Fe3WGe3S16

2.CB.565

Mawsonite

Cu61+Fe23+Sn4+S8

tetragonal : 42m : P4m2

2.CB.570

Chatkalite

Cu6Fe2+Sn2S8

tetragonal : 42m : P4m2

2.CB.575

Chaméanite

(Cu,Fe)4As(Se,S)4

2.CB.590

Lautite

CuAsS

orthorhombisch : mm2 : Pna21

2.CB.595

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

Colusite

Cu12VAs3S16

kubisch : 43m : P43n

03.01.01.01

Germanocolusite

Cu13V(Ge,As)3S16

kubisch : 43m : P43m

03.01.01.02

Nekrasovite

Cu13V(Sn,As,Sb)3S16

kubisch : 43m : P43n

03.01.01.03

Stibiocolusite

Cu13V(Sb,As,Sn)3S16

kubisch : 43m : P43m

03.01.01.04

Vinciennite

Cu10Fe4Sn(As,Sb)S16

03.01.02.01

Lévyclaudite

Pb8Sn7Cu3(Bi,Sb)3S28

03.01.03.01

Cylindrite

Pb3Sn4FeSb2S14

03.01.04.01

Franckeite

Pb21.7Sn9.3Fe4.0Sb8.1S56.9

triklin : 1 : C1

03.01.04.02

'Incaite' (Var.v. Franckeite)

(Pb,Ag)4Sn4FeSb2S15

03.01.04.03

'Potosíite' (Var.v. Franckeite)

Pb48Sn184+Fe72+Sb163+S115

03.01.04.04

Miharaite

PbCu4FeBiS6

orthorhombisch : mm2 : Pb21m

03.01.05.01

Billingsleyite

Ag7(As,Sb)S6

kubisch : 23 : P213

03.01.06.01

'Pearceite-T2ac' (Pol.v. Pearceite-Tac)

[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]

trigonal : 32 : P321

03.01.07.01

Polybasite

(Ag,Cu)16Sb2S11

03.01.07.02

Cupropolybasite

[Cu6Sb2S7][Ag9CuS4]

trigonal : 3m : P3m1

03.01.07.03

Pearceite-Tac

[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]

trigonal : 3m : P3m1

03.01.08.01

'Polybasite-Tac' (Pol.v. Polybasite)

[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7]

trigonal : 3m : P3m1

03.01.08.02

Petrovicite

PbHgCu3BiSe5

orthorhombisch : mmm, mm2 : Pnam, Pna21

03.01.09.01

Mazzettiite

Ag3HgPbSbTe5

03.01.09.02

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

Colusite

Cu12VAs3S16

kubisch : 43m : P43n

06.04.03

Alternative Name

German

Collusit

Spanish

Collusita

Collusite

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Col

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