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Danbaite

Collectors Summary

Color silberweiß, grauweiß
Lustre Metallglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 4
Solubility +++ HNO3, Königswasser
Crystal System kubisch,

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

CuZn2

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Kupfer, Zink

Unit weight: 194.3651 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 3

Info

Empirical formula:

CuZn2

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Copper

Cu

32.69

1

33.33

63.5463000

63.5463000

Zinc

Zn

67.31

2

66.67

65.4094000

130.8188000

Anal­y­sis wt%

Cu : 33.12, Zn : 66.70 (Ref: KZ83)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

1.AB.10

1: Elemente (Metalle, intermetallische Legierungen, Metalloide u. Nichtmetalle, Carbide, Silicide, Nitride u. Phosphide)
A: Metalle und intermetallische Legierungen
B: Zink-Messing-Familie
10:Messing-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

I/A.04-030

I: ELEMENTE
A: Metalle und intermetallische Verbindungen

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

1.AC.120

1: ELEMENTS
A: Metals, Intermetallic Compounds, and Alloys
C: Zn-CuZn-Group

Hey's Chem­ical Index of Min­er­als

01.10

01: Elements and Alloys (including the arsenides, antimonides and bismuthides of Cu, Ag and Au)

Dana 8th edi­tion

01.01.06.01

01: Native Elements and Alloys
01: Native Elements with metallic elements other than the platinum group

IMA sta­tus

anerkannt

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

silberweiß, grauweiß

Change in color

weiß mit einem milchig blauem Farbton in reflektiertem Licht

Lus­tre

Metallglanz

Reflec­tiv­ity: (Lambda nm) ↓, ↑, Ø

(470) 71.00, , 71.00
(546) 68.50, , 68.50
(589) 67.90, , 67.90
(650) 66.70, , 66.70

Reflection chart Danbaite

Reflec­tiv­ity Ø

68.53

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

kubisch

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

7.762

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

12

Volumne (ų)

467.65

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

2.355(50),
2.157(40),
2.080(100),
1.590(30),
1.373(40),
1.226(30),
1.215(30),
1.160(30)

XRD chart Danbaite

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

Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

4

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

234 - 288; Ø 261 (20g)

Density (g/cm³)

8.28 (berechnet)

8.281 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+++ HNO3, Königswasser

Preface

Name from

Der Name ehrt Danba in der die Typlokalität liegt in China

Author (Name, Year)

Yue & Wang & Liu & Sun & Chen, 1983

References

Kexue Tongbao (in Chinese) 28 (1983), 1383.

American Mineralogist (1983), 69, 566 (Zusammenfassung).

Strunz Mineralogical Tables 9. Edition (2001), 37.

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

Danbaite

CuZn2

1.AB.10

'Brass'

CuZn

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

1.AB.10

'Tongxinite'

Cu2Zn

1.AB.10

'eta-Brass'

η-(Cu,Zn)

1.AB.10

Zhanghengite

ß-CuZn

kubisch : m3m : Im3m

1.AB.10

'alpha-Brass'

α-(Cu,Zn)

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

1.AB.10

'beta'-Brass'

β'-CuZn

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

1.AB.10

'gamma-Brass'

Cu5Zn8

kubisch : 43m : I43m

1.AB.10

'Zinccopperite'

Cu7Zn4

1.AB.10

'epsilon-Brass'

CuZn3

1.AB.10

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

Zinc

Zn

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

I/A.04-010

'Brass'

CuZn

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

I/A.04-015

'Tongxinite'

Cu2Zn

I/A.04-018

Zhanghengite

ß-CuZn

kubisch : m3m : Im3m

I/A.04-020

Danbaite

CuZn2

I/A.04-030

Cadmium

Cd

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

I/A.04-040

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

Zinc

Zn

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

1.AC.100

Danbaite

CuZn2

1.AC.120

Zhanghengite

ß-CuZn

kubisch : m3m : Im3m

1.AC.140

'Tongxinite'

Cu2Zn

1.AC.162

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

Gold

Au

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

01.01.01.01

Silver

Ag

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

01.01.01.02

Copper

Cu

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

01.01.01.03

Lead

Pb

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

01.01.01.04

Aluminium

Al

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

01.01.01.05

Auricupride

Cu3Au

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

01.01.02.01

Tetra-auricupride

AuCu

tetragonal : 4/mmm : P4/mmm

01.01.02.02

Yuanjiangite

AuSn

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

01.01.02.03

Maldonite

Au2Bi

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

01.01.03.01

Anyuiite

AuPb2

tetragonal : 4/mmm : I4/mcm

01.01.04.01

Hunchunite

Au2Pb

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

01.01.04.02

Zinc

Zn

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

01.01.05.01

Cadmium

Cd

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

01.01.05.02

Danbaite

CuZn2

01.01.06.01

Zhanghengite

ß-CuZn

kubisch : m3m : Im3m

01.01.06.02

Mercury

Hg

trigonal : 3m : R3m

01.01.07.01

Moschellandsbergite

Ag2Hg3

kubisch : 23 : I23

01.01.08.01

Schachnerite

Ag1.1Hg0.9

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

01.01.08.02

Paraschachnerite

Ag1.2Hg0.8

orthorhombisch : mmm, mm2, mm2 : Cmcm, Cmc21, C2cm

01.01.08.03

Luanheite

Ag3Hg

01.01.08.04

Eugenite

Ag11Hg2

kubisch : 43m : I43m

01.01.08.05

Weishanite

(Au,Ag)1.2Hg0.8

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

01.01.08.06

Kolymite

Cu7Hg6

kubisch : 43m : I43m

01.01.09.01

Belendorffite

Cu7Hg6

trigonal : 3m : R3m

01.01.09.02

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

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Spanish

Danbaíta

Russian

Даньбаит

Simplified Chinese

丹巴矿

IMA Number

IMA 1981-041

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