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Criddleite

Collectors Summary

Color grau-met.
Streak color schwarz
Hardness (Mohs) 3.00 - 3.50
Crystal System monoklin, A2/m, A2, Am

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

TlAg2Au3Sb10S10

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Antimon, Gold, Silber, Thallium, Schwefel

Unit weight: 2549.275416 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 26

Info

Empirical formula:

TlAg2Au3Sb10S10

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Sulfur

S

12.58

10

38.46

32.0655000

320.6550000

Silver

Ag

8.46

2

7.69

107.8682200

215.7364400

Antimony

Sb

47.76

10

38.46

121.7601000

1,217.6010000

Gold

Au

23.18

3

11.54

196.9665520

590.8996560

Thallium

Tl

8.02

1

3.85

204.3833200

204.3833200

Anal­y­sis wt%

Tl : 7.50, Ag : 8.70, Au : 23.00, Sb : 47.40, S : 13.10 (Ref: Mineralogical Magazine 88)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

2.LA.25

2: Sulfide und Sulfosalze (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide, Sulfarsenite, Sulfantimonite, Sulfbismuthite)
L: unklassifizierte Sulfosalze
A: ohne nennenswertes Pb (Blei)
25:Criddleit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

II/B.07-030

II: SULFIDE UND SULFOSALZE (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide)
B: Sulfide, Selenide und Telluride mit Verhältnis Metall : S,Se,Te > 1:1
7: Sulfide, Selenide und Telluride mit vorwiegend Kupfer und Silber/Gold

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

2.FC.620

2: SULFIDES
F: Sulfarsenites, Sulfantimonites, Sulfbismuthinites Trigonal Pyramids ~[AsS3]3-, ~[SbS3]3-, ~[BiS3]3-
C: Poly Sulfarsenites
6: Unclassified

Dana 8th edi­tion

03.09.01.01

03: Sulfides - Sulfosalts
09: Sulfides - Sulfosalts where z/y = 1 - (A+)i (A++)j [By Cz], A=metals, B=semi-metals, C=non-metals

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

grau-met.

Streak color

schwarz

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

monoklin

Class (H-M)

2/m, 2, m

Space Group number

12, 5, 8

Space Group

A2/m, A2, Am

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

20.015

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

8.075

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

7.831

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

2.479

Cell param­e­ters c/b

0.970

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

92.3

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

2

Volumne (ų)

1264.635

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

5.63(90),
5.00(40),
3.91(50),
3.456(50),
2.860(70),
2.813(100),
2.018(60),
1.959(70)

XRD chart Criddleite

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

Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

3.00 - 3.50

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

112 (25g)

Density (g/cm³)

6.57 (berechnet)

6.694 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Harris & Roberts & Laflamme & Stanley, 1988

References

Mineralogical Magazine 52 (1988), 691

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

Criddleite

TlAg2Au3Sb10S10

monoklin : 2/m, 2, m : A2/m, A2, Am

2.LA.25

Thunderbayite

TlAg3Au3Sb7S6

triklin : 1 : P1

2.LA.25

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

Petrovskaite

AuAg(S,Se)

monoklin : 2, m, 2/m : P2, Pm, P2/m

II/B.07-010

Uytenbogaardtite

Ag3AuS2

trigonal : 3m : R3c

II/B.07-020

Criddleite

TlAg2Au3Sb10S10

monoklin : 2/m, 2, m : A2/m, A2, Am

II/B.07-030

Penzhinite

(Ag,Cu)4Au(S,Se)4

hexagonal : 622 : P6322

II/B.07-040

Fischesserite

Ag3AuSe2

kubisch : 432 : I4132

II/B.07-050

Petzite

Ag3AuTe2

kubisch : 432 : I4132

II/B.07-060

Kurilite

Ag8Te3Se

trigonal : 3 : R3

II/B.07-065

Muthmannite

AuAgTe2

monoklin : 2/m : P2/m

II/B.07-070

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

Vaughanite

TlHgSb4S7

triklin : 1, 1 : P1, P1

2.FC.600

Gillulyite

Tl2(As,Sb)8S13

monoklin : 2/m : P2/n

2.FC.610

Criddleite

TlAg2Au3Sb10S10

monoklin : 2/m, 2, m : A2/m, A2, Am

2.FC.620

Dervillite

Ag2AsS2

monoklin : 2/m : P2/a

2.FC.640

Grumiplucite

HgBi2S4

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

2.FC.650

Tvalchrelidzeite

Hg3SbAsS3

triklin : 1 : P1

2.FC.660

Daomanite

CuPtAsS2

orthorhombisch : mm2 : Ama2

2.FC.680

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

Criddleite

TlAg2Au3Sb10S10

monoklin : 2/m, 2, m : A2/m, A2, Am

03.09.01.01

Cuboargyrite

AgSbS2

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

03.09.02.01

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Simplified Chinese

硫锑金银铊矿

IMA Number

IMA 1987-037

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