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Famatinite

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Famatinit auf Chalkopyrit
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Famatinit auf Chalkopyrit

Fundort: Grube Clara, Wolfach, Schwarzwald; Bildbreite: 3 mm

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: Hg 2007-08-20
Locality: Grube Clara / Oberwolfach / Ortenaukreis / Freiburg, Bezirk / Baden-Württemberg / Deutschland
Famatinit/Luzonit
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Famatinit/Luzonit  D

auf Chalkopyrit, links im Bild Arsenopyrit. FO: Grube Clara, Oberwolfach, Schwarzwald, Deutschland - Bildbreite: 1,3 mm; Fund 10/2010

Collection: franksch
Copyright: franksch
Contribution: franksch 2011-02-10
Locality: Grube Clara / Oberwolfach / Ortenaukreis / Freiburg, Bezirk / Baden-Württemberg / Deutschland
Famatinit
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Famatinit

Bildbreite: 0,6 mm; Fundort: Maukenstadelstollen, Mockleiten , Brixlegg-Rattenberg, Schwaz-Brixlegg, Tirol, Österreich

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: Hg 2008-08-24
Locality: Maukenstadelstollen / Mockleiten / Brixlegg / Kufstein, Bezirk / Tirol / Österreich
Billingsleyit, Famatinit
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Billingsleyit, Famatinit

Billingsleyit mit aufgewachsenem bräunlichem Famatinit; Bildbreite: 2,5 mm; Fundort: ⚒ Clara, Oberwolfach, Ortenaukreis, Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg, DE

Collection: Stephan Wolfsried
Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: slugslayer 2020-04-04
Locality: Grube Clara / Oberwolfach / Ortenaukreis / Freiburg, Bezirk / Baden-Württemberg / Deutschland
Famatinit
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Famatinit

Famatinit auf Baryt; Famatinit war früher Stibioluzonit; Kristallgröße: 3 mm

Collection: geni
Copyright: geni
Contribution: Mineralienatlas 2005-02-05
Locality: Grube Clara / Oberwolfach / Ortenaukreis / Freiburg, Bezirk / Baden-Württemberg / Deutschland
Famatinit-Luzonit xx
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Famatinit-Luzonit xx

Fundort: Kleinkogel, Brixlegg, Tirol, Österreich; Bildbreite: 3 mm

Copyright: loismin
Contribution: loismin 2006-12-26
Locality: Kleinkogel / Reither Kogel / St. Gertraudi / Reith im Alpbachtal / Kufstein, Bezirk / Tirol / Österreich

Collectors Summary

Color blass bräunlich rosa
Streak color schwarz
Hardness (Mohs) 3 - 4
Solubility +++ HNO3, Königswasser
Crystal System tetragonal, I42m

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Cu3SbS4

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Antimon, Kupfer, Schwefel

Unit weight: 440.661 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 8

Info

Empirical formula:

Cu3SbS4

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Sulfur

S

29.11

4

50.00

32.0655000

128.2620000

Copper

Cu

43.26

3

37.50

63.5463000

190.6389000

Antimony

Sb

27.63

1

12.50

121.7601000

121.7601000

Anal­y­sis wt%

Ø Cu : 44.72, Fe : 0.67, Sb : 21.44, As : 3.84, S : 29.40, Zn : 0.59 (Ref: Dana, 7th ed. 1)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

2.KA.10

2: Sulfide und Sulfosalze (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide, Sulfarsenite, Sulfantimonite, Sulfbismuthite)
K: Sulfoarsenate
A: Unterteilung 2.KA - 2.KB
10:Luzonit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

II/C.06-020

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

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

2.CB.405

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
4: Luzonite-Hemusite-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

03.02.02.02

03: Sulfides - Sulfosalts
02: Sulfides - Sulfosalts where z/y = 4 - (A+)i (A++)j [By Cz], A=metals, B=semi-metals, C=non-metals
02: Luzonite Group

IMA sta­tus

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

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Clas­sifica­tion

Stannite group

Optical Properties

Color

blass bräunlich rosa

Streak color

schwarz

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

opak

Optical Data Luminescence

Lumi­nes­cence

keine Fluoreszenz bekannt

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

tetragonal

Class (H-M)

42m

Space Group number

121

Space Group

I42m

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

5.38

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

10.76

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

2.000

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

2

Volumne (ų)

311.442

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

3.071(100),
2.664(50),
1.895(80),
1.614(70),
1.342(50),
1.232(60),
1.099(60),
1.037(50)

XRD chart Famatinite

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 - 4

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

130 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

4.57

4.699 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Radioac­tiv­ity

nicht nachweisbar

Insta­bil­ity

+++ HNO3, Königswasser

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

Argentinien/La Rioja, Provinz/Sierra de Famatina

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Stelzner, 1873

Addi­tional Informa­tion

Der Stibioluzonit aus der Grube Clara ist Famatinit.

References

Stelzner (1873) Min. Mitt.: 242.

von Rath (1880) Zs. Kr.: 4: 426.

Stevanović (1903), Zs. Kr.: 37: 240.

Shannon (1917), American Journal of Science: 44: 469.

Schneiderhöhn and Ramdohr (1931): 2: 469.

Harcourt (1937), American Mineralogist: 22: 517.

Tanelli G. (1970) - Ricerche sui minerali del gruppo dell'enargite (enargite, stibioenargite, luzonite, famatinite, stibioluzonite). Periodico di mineralogia – Roma, pp. 561-583.

Strunz Mineralogical Tables 9. Edition

IMA group assignments

 
A2DEX4
 
 

 
 
Cu2(Zn,Fe)GeS4
tetragonal
I42m

 
 
Cu2CdSnS4
tetragonal
I42m

 
 
Cu3SbS4
tetragonal
I42m

 
 
Cu2FeSnS4
tetragonal
I4

 
 
Ag2FeSnS4
tetragonal
I42m

 
 
Cu2(Zn,Fe)SnS4
tetragonal
I4

 
 
Cu2AgAsS4
tetragonal
I42m

 
 
Cu3SnS4
tetragonal
I42m

 
 
Cu3AsS4
tetragonal
I42m

 
 
Cu8Fe2ZnGe2S12
orthorhombisch
I222

 
 
Cu3SbSe4
tetragonal
I42m

 
 
(Cu,Ag)2(Fe,Zn)(Sn,In)S4
orthorhombisch
Pmn21

 
 
Ag2ZnSnS4
tetragonal
I42m, I4

 
 
Zn2CuGaS4
tetragonal
I42m

 
 
Cu2FeSnS4
tetragonal
I42m

 
 
Cu8(Fe,Zn)3Sn2S12
orthorhombisch
I222


 
 
Cu2(Hg,Zn)SnS4
tetragonal
I4

 
 
Cu2(Zn,Fe)(Ge,Ga)S4
tetragonal
I42m

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法马丁矿

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脆硫锑铜矿

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ファマチン鉱

Alternative Name

Stibioluzonit

Spanish

Stibioluzonita

Stibioluzonite

Stibioluzonite (of Schneiderhhn Ramdohr)

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Stibioluzonite (of Strunz)

Simplified Chinese

块硫锑铜矿

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Fam

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