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Eskebornite

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Eskebornit
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Eskebornit (SNr: A000490)

von der Mina El Dragon bei Potosi in Bolivien; derbe broncefarbene Kruste; BB = 2,3 mm

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Peter Köhlen
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2016-06-29
Locality: El Dragón Mine / Antonio Quijarro, Provinz / Potosi, Departamento / Bolivien
Hansblockit, Eskebornit
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Hansblockit, Eskebornit (SNr: BM 2015, 136)

Hansblockit, Eskebornit, Clausthalit, Klockmannit, Eldragónit, Krut'ait, Petrovicit von der El Dragón Mine in Bolivien. Polierter Anschliff im Auflicht-Hellfeld-Mikroskop; Bildbreite 0,2 mm; An den...

Collection: Natural History Museum, London
Copyright: Günter Grundmann
Contribution: Günter Grundmann 2016-11-22
Locality: El Dragón Mine / Antonio Quijarro, Provinz / Potosi, Departamento / Bolivien

Collectors Summary

Color braun-gelb oder cremfarben-gelb, manchmal mit einem orangen Farbton
Streak color schwarz
Hardness (Mohs) 3 - 3.5
Crystal System tetragonal, P42c

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

CuFeSe2

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Eisen, Kupfer, Selen

Unit weight: 277.3175 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 4

Info

Empirical formula:

CuFeSe2

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Iron

Fe

20.14

1

25.00

55.8452000

55.8452000

Copper

Cu

22.91

1

25.00

63.5463000

63.5463000

Selenium

Se

56.95

2

50.00

78.9630000

157.9260000

Anal­y­sis wt%

Ø Cu : 23.62, Fe : 19.75, Se : 55.96 (Ref: Canadian Mineralogist 71)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

2.CB.10

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.
10:Chalkopyrit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

II/C.03-020

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

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

2.CB.210

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
2: Chalcopyrite-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

02.09.01.02

02: Sulfide Minerals
09: Sulfides - Including Selenides and Tellurides where Am Bn Xp, with (m+n):p=1:1
01: Chalcopyrite Group (Tetragonal: I-42d)

IMA sta­tus

anerkannt, pre IMA, vererbt

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Clas­sifica­tion

Chalcopyrite group

Optical Properties

Color

braun-gelb oder cremfarben-gelb, manchmal mit einem orangen Farbton

Streak color

schwarz

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

opak

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

tetragonal

Class (H-M)

42m

Space Group number

112

Space Group

P42c

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

5.518

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

11.048

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

2.002

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

4

Volumne (ų)

336.393

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

5.53(80),
3.17(100),
2.459(80),
1.945(90),
1.662(80),
1.380(70),
1.266(70),
1.126(70)

XRD chart Eskebornite

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 - 3.5

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

147 (50g)

Density (g/cm³)

5.35

5.475 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Preface

Name from

Typlokalität (Eskaborner Stolln)

Author (Name, Year)

Ramdohr, 1949

References

Strunz Mineralogical Tables 9. Edition

American Mineralogist (1972): 57: 1560.

American Mineralogist (1989): 74: 1403.

Delgado, J.M., Diaz De Delgado, G., Quintero, M., and Wooley, J.C. (1992) The crystal structure of copper iron selenide, CuFeSe2. Mater. Research Bulletin: 27(3): 367-373.

IMA group assignments

Other languages

German

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Spanish

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English

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French

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Russian

Эскеборнит

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Ebn

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