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Cubanite

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sternförmig verwachsener broncefarbener Cubanit
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sternförmig verwachsener broncefarbener Cubanit (SNr: B007236)

Kanada/Québec/Nord-du-Québec, Region/Chibougamau/Henderson No. 2 Mine, BB = 19,5 mm

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Hannes Osterhammer
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2019-11-29
Locality: Henderson No. 2 Mine / Chibougamau / Nord-du-Québec, Region / Québec / Kanada
Cubanit
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Cubanit

Größe: 14 x 9 x 7 mm, Fundort: Henderson 2 Mine, Chibougamau, Quebec, Kanada.

Copyright: Michael Roarke
Contribution: thdun5 2010-02-01
Locality: Henderson No. 2 Mine / Chibougamau / Nord-du-Québec, Region / Québec / Kanada
Cubanit
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Cubanit

Cubanit als langgestreckte, teils nadelige Kristalle neben Chalkopyrit und Calcit auf Dolomit
; Stufe: 3,5 x 2,5 cm
; Fundort: -1575m Sohle, Gang Dyskrasit, Schacht 371, Hartenstein, Sachse...

Collection: Schluchti
Copyright: Schluchti
Contribution: Schluchti 2007-03-07
Locality: Schacht 371 / Schlema-Alberoda-Hartenstein / Erzgebirgskreis / Sachsen / Deutschland
Cubanit
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Cubanit

Größe: 47x33x23 mm; Fundort: Henderson 2 Mine, Chibougamau, Quebec, Kanada

Copyright: Kiyoshi Kiikuni
Contribution: slugslayer 2008-12-25
Locality: Henderson No. 2 Mine / Chibougamau / Nord-du-Québec, Region / Québec / Kanada
Cubanit auf Bornit? in Dolomitdruse
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Cubanit auf Bornit? in Dolomitdruse

Halde 310, Schlema-Alberoda, Sachsen; Fund 2016; BB: 3 mm, optisch bestimmt

Collection: Sebastian Haschke
Copyright: Sebastian Haschke
Contribution: Sebastian 2016-08-16
Locality: Schacht 310 / Schlema-Alberoda-Hartenstein / Erzgebirgskreis / Sachsen / Deutschland
Cubanite
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Cubanite

Cubanite crystal, that nested on Calcite matrix, from Henderson No. 2 mine, Chibougamau mining district, Nord-du-Québec, Québec, Canada; Size 90 х 55 х 37 mm

Copyright: pegmatite
Contribution: pegmatite 2018-07-21
Locality: Henderson No. 2 Mine / Chibougamau / Nord-du-Québec, Region / Québec / Kanada

Collectors Summary

Color bronzegelb-met.
Streak color schwarz
Hardness (Mohs) 3.5
Solubility +++ HNO3, ++(+) andere Säuren
Crystal System orthorhombisch, Pcmn

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

CuFe2S3

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Eisen, Kupfer, Schwefel

Unit weight: 271.4332 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 6

Info

Empirical formula:

CuFe2S3

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Sulfur

S

35.44

3

50.00

32.0655000

96.1965000

Iron

Fe

41.15

2

33.33

55.8452000

111.6904000

Copper

Cu

23.41

1

16.67

63.5463000

63.5463000

Anal­y­sis wt%

Cu : 23.52, Fe : 41.14, S : 35.30 (Ref: Econ.Geol. 17)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

2.CB.55

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.
55:Cubanit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

II/C.14-020

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

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

2.CB.800

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
8: Cubanite-Argentopyrite-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

02.09.13.01

02: Sulfide Minerals
09: Sulfides - Including Selenides and Tellurides where Am Bn Xp, with (m+n):p=1:1
13: Cubanite Group

IMA sta­tus

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

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

bronzegelb-met.

Streak color

schwarz

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

orthorhombisch

Class (H-M)

mmm

Space Group number

62

Space Group

Pcmn

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

6.467

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

11.117

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

6.231

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.582

Cell param­e­ters c/b

0.560

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

4

Volumne (ų)

447.969

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

3.493(60),
3.232(80),
3.217(100),
3.117(30),
3.002(50),
2.781(30),
1.864(70),
1.748(40)

XRD chart Cubanite

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)

3.5

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

130 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

4.11 (gemessen)

4.024 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+++ HNO3, ++(+) andere Säuren

Chem­ical Prop­er­ties and Tests

schwach ferromagnetisch, es wird vorübergehend von externen Magnetfeldern magnetisiert

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

Kuba/Guantánamo, Provinz/Baracoa, Municipio/Barracanao (Baracoa)

Type mate­r­ial

Mineralogische Sammlung der TU Bergakademie Freiberg

Col­lec­tion number of type mate­r­ial

5467 / D 4,3

Par­a­ge­n­e­sis of type mate­r­ial

Chalkopyrit, Pyrrhotin

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Breithaupt, 1843

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 1 (1990), 117

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

Cubanite

CuFe2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pcmn

2.CB.55

Isocubanite

CuFe2S3

kubisch : 43m : P43m

2.CB.55

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

Agmantinite

Ag2MnSnS4

orthorhombisch : mm2 : P21nm

II/C.14-005

Enargite

Cu3AsS4

orthorhombisch : mm2 : Pmn21

II/C.14-010

'Stibioenargite'

Cu3(Sb,As)S4

II/C.14-015

Cubanite

CuFe2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pcmn

II/C.14-020

Sternbergite

AgFe2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Ccmb

II/C.14-030

Argentopyrite

AgFe2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pmmn

II/C.14-040

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

Cubanite

CuFe2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pcmn

2.CB.800

Argentopyrite

AgFe2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pmmn

2.CB.810

Sternbergite

AgFe2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Ccmb

2.CB.830

Mohite

Cu2SnS3

monoklin : m : Cc

2.CB.840

Isocubanite

CuFe2S3

kubisch : 43m : P43m

2.CB.850

Crerarite

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

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

2.CB.860

Raguinite

TlFeS2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

2.CB.870

Picotpaulite

TlFe2S3

orthorhombisch : 222, mm2, mmm : C222, Cmm2, Amm2, Cmmm

2.CB.880

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

Teallite

PbSnS2

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pbnm

02.09.10.01

Rasvumite

KFe2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Cmcm

02.09.11.01

Pautovite

CsFe2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Cmcm

02.09.11.02

Sternbergite

AgFe2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Ccmb

02.09.12.01

Picotpaulite

TlFe2S3

orthorhombisch : 222, mm2, mmm : C222, Cmm2, Amm2, Cmmm

02.09.12.02

Cubanite

CuFe2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pcmn

02.09.13.01

Argentopyrite

AgFe2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pmmn

02.09.13.02

Isocubanite

CuFe2S3

kubisch : 43m : P43m

02.09.13.03

Catamarcaite

Cu6GeWS8

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

02.09.14.02

Nukundamite

(Cu,Fe)4S4

trigonal : 3m : P3m1

02.09.15.01

Mohite

Cu2SnS3

monoklin : m : Cc

02.09.16.01

Caswellsilverite

NaCrS2

trigonal : 3m : R3m

02.09.17.01

Schöllhornite

Na0.3CrS2·H2O

02.09.17.02

Cronusite

Ca0.2CrS2·H2O

trigonal : 3m, 32, 3m : R3m, R32, R3m

02.09.17.03

Petrukite

(Cu,Ag)2(Fe,Zn)(Sn,In)S4

orthorhombisch : mm2 : Pmn21

02.09.18.01

Bartonite

K6Fe20S26S

tetragonal : 4/mmm : I4/mmm

02.09.19.01

Chlorbartonite

K6Fe24S26(Cl,S)

tetragonal : 4/mmm : I4/mmm

02.09.19.02

Alternative Name

German

Barracanit

Spanish

Barracanita

Barracanite

German

Chalmersit

Spanish

Chalmersita

Chalmersite

Cuban

Cupropyrite (of Schneider)

Simplified Chinese

古巴矿

Simplified Chinese

铜磁黄铁矿

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Cbn

Automatic Links to external internet sources (Responsibility is with the operator)

German pages

DeWikiPedia - search for: Cubanit
Google-Bilder-Suche - search for: Cubanit
Mineralogisch-Petrographisches-Institut Hamburg - search for: Cubanit

English pages

Mindat - search for: Cubanite
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Handbook-of-Mineralogy - search for: Cubanite
RRUFF - Raman, XRD and other mineral data - search for: Cubanite
RRUFF - References and PDF downloads - search for: Cubanite
American-Mineralogist-Crystal-Structure-Database - search for: Cubanite
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Russian pages

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German pages

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