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Ferrorhodsite

Collectors Summary

Color grauschwarz
Lustre Metallglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 5.00 - 5.50
Cleavages keine
Fracture nicht genannt
Crystal System kubisch, Fd3m

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

(Fe,Cu)(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S4

Empir­ical formula (anal­y­sis)

Fe2+0.57Cu0.42Rh1.72Ir0.23Pt0.05S4

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Eisen, Iridium, Kupfer, Platin, Rhodium, Schwefel

Unit weight: 417.74456244 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 6.99

Info

Empirical formula:

Fe0.57Cu0.42Rh1.72Ir0.23Pt0.05S4

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Sulfur

S

30.70

4

57.22

32.0655000

128.2620000

Iron

Fe

7.62

0.57

8.15

55.8452000

31.8317640

Copper

Cu

6.39

0.42

6.01

63.5463000

26.6894460

Rhodium

Rh

42.37

1.72

24.61

102.9055020

176.9974634

Iridium

Ir

10.58

0.23

3.29

192.2173000

44.2099790

Platinum

Pt

2.33

0.05

0.72

195.0782000

9.7539100

Anal­y­sis wt%

Ø Fe : 7.34, Cu : 6.89, Rh : 41.85, Ir : 8.32, Pt : 4.40, S : 31.05, PLT : 54.57 (Ref: Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 1904-1974 98)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

2.DA.05

2: Sulfide und Sulfosalze (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide, Sulfarsenite, Sulfantimonite, Sulfbismuthite)
D: Metallsulfide mit M:S = 3:4 und 2:3
A: M:S = 3:4
05:Thiospinel/Linneit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

II/D.02-045

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

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

2.DA.310

2: SULFIDES
D: With Me/S <1/1 and >1/2
A: Me/S=3/4 Thiospinels, etc
3: Thiospinels with PGE

Dana 8th edi­tion

02.10.01.18

02: Sulfide Minerals
10: Sulfides - Including Selenides and Tellurides where Am Bn Xp, with (m+n):p=3:4
01: Linnaeite Group (Isometric: Fd3m)

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

grauschwarz

Change in color

weiß in reflektiertem Licht

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

opak

Lus­tre

Metallglanz

Pleochro­ism

keiner

Anisotropism

isotropisch

Reflec­tiv­ity: (Lambda nm) ↓, ↑, Ø

(470) 41.3, , 41.3
(546) 41.8, , 41.8
(589) 41.8, , 41.8
(650) 41.7, , 41.7

Reflection chart Ferrorhodsite

Reflec­tiv­ity Ø

41.65

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

kubisch

Class (H-M)

m3m

Space Group number

227

Space Group

Fd3m

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

9.89

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

8

Volumne (ų)

967.362

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

5.72(70),
2.99(100),
2.82(20),
2.471(80),
1.903(70),
1.750(90),
1.674(30),
1.009(30)

XRD chart Ferrorhodsite

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

Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

5.00 - 5.50

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

507 (25g)

Density (g/cm³)

5.73 (berechnet)

5.736 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Cleav­ages

keine

Frac­ture

nicht genannt

Tenac­ity

zerbrechlich

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Rudashevsky & Mochalov & Menshikov & Shumskaya, 1998

References

Zapiski Vserossiskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchetstva 127 (1998) (5), 37

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

Indite

Fe2+In2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Greigite

Fe2+Fe3+2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Linnaeite

Co2+Co3+2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Malanite

Cu(Pt,Ir)2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

'Dayingite'

CuCoPtS4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Siegenite

(Ni,Co)3S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Violarite

Fe2+Ni3+2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Carrollite

Cu(Co,Ni)2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Kalininite

ZnCr2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Polydymite

NiNi2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Tyrrellite

(Cu,Co,Ni)3Se4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Cadmoindite

CdIn2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Fletcherite

Cu(Ni,Co)2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Bornhardtite

Co2+Co3+2Se4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Florensovite

Cu(Cr1.5Sb0.5)S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Trüstedtite

Ni3Se4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Xingzhongite

(Pb,Cu,Fe)(Ir,Pt,Rh)2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Cuproiridsite

CuIr2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Cuprorhodsite

CuRh2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Daubréelite

Fe2+Cr2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Ferrorhodsite

(Fe,Cu)(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

Cuprokalininite

CuCr2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

'Thiospinel Group'

AB2X4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.05

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

Cuprorhodsite

CuRh2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

II/D.02-020

Cuproiridsite

CuIr2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

II/D.02-030

Malanite

Cu(Pt,Ir)2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

II/D.02-040

Ferrorhodsite

(Fe,Cu)(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

II/D.02-045

Xingzhongite

(Pb,Cu,Fe)(Ir,Pt,Rh)2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

II/D.02-050

Kingstonite

Rh3S4

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

II/D.02-060

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

Cuprorhodsite

CuRh2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.300

Ferrorhodsite

(Fe,Cu)(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.310

Cuproiridsite

CuIr2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.320

Malanite

Cu(Pt,Ir)2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.340

Xingzhongite

(Pb,Cu,Fe)(Ir,Pt,Rh)2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

2.DA.370

Tarkianite

(Cu,Fe)(Re,Mo)4S8

kubisch : 43m : F43m

2.DA.380

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

Linnaeite

Co2+Co3+2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.01

Carrollite

Cu(Co,Ni)2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.02

Fletcherite

Cu(Ni,Co)2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.03

Tyrrellite

(Cu,Co,Ni)3Se4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.04

Bornhardtite

Co2+Co3+2Se4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.05

Siegenite

(Ni,Co)3S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.06

Polydymite

NiNi2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.07

Violarite

Fe2+Ni3+2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.08

Trüstedtite

Ni3Se4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.09

Greigite

Fe2+Fe3+2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.10

Daubréelite

Fe2+Cr2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.11

Indite

Fe2+In2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.12

Kalininite

ZnCr2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.13

Florensovite

Cu(Cr1.5Sb0.5)S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.14

Cuproiridsite

CuIr2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.15

Cuprorhodsite

CuRh2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.16

Malanite

Cu(Pt,Ir)2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.17

Ferrorhodsite

(Fe,Cu)(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.18

Cadmoindite

CdIn2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.19

Wilkmanite

Ni3Se4

monoklin : 2/m : I2/m

02.10.02.01

Brezinaite

Cr3S4

monoklin : 2/m : I2/m

02.10.02.02

Heideite

(Fe,Cr)1.15(Ti,Fe)2S4

monoklin : 2/m : I2/m

02.10.02.03

Rhodostannite

(Cu,Ag)2FeSn3S8

tetragonal : 4/m : I41/a

02.10.03.01

Toyohaite

Ag2FeSn3S8

tetragonal : 4/m : I41/a

02.10.03.02

Konderite

PbCu3Rh8S16

hexagonal : 6/m, 6, 6/mmm, 622, 6m2 : P6/m, P6, P6/mmm, P622, P6m2

02.10.04.01

Inaglyite

PbCu3Ir8S16

hexagonal : 173, 168, 191, 147, 187 : P63, P6, P6/mmm, P622, P6m2

02.10.04.02

Tarkianite

(Cu,Fe)(Re,Mo)4S8

kubisch : 43m : F43m

02.10.05.01

IMA Number

IMA 1996-047

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