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Germanocolusite

Collectors Summary

Color gelb, graulich gelb, grünlichgelb, Olive gelb, cremfarben gelb
Hardness (Mohs) 5.25
Cleavages keine
Fracture muschelig
Solubility - Standard Reagentien
Crystal System kubisch, P43m

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Cu13V(Ge,As)3S16

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Arsen, Germanium, Kupfer, Schwefel, Vanadium

Unit weight: 1609.7248615 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 33

Info

Empirical formula:

Cu13V(Ge0.75As0.25)3S16

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Sulfur

S

31.87

16

48.48

32.0655000

513.0480000

Vanadium

V

3.16

1

3.03

50.9415100

50.9415100

Copper

Cu

51.32

13

39.39

63.5463000

826.1019000

Germanium

Ge

10.15

2.25

6.82

72.6410000

163.4422500

Arsenic

As

3.49

0.75

2.27

74.9216020

56.1912015

Anal­y­sis wt%

Ø Cu : 48.98, Fe : 1.19, Zn : 0.78, V : 3.23, Ge : 8.10, As : 4.79, S : 31.71 (Ref: Vest.Moskov.Univ.,Geol.92)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

2.CB.30

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.
30:Germanit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

II/C.10-047

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

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

2.CB.540

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
5: Germanite-Colusite-Mawsonite-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

03.01.01.02

03: Sulfides - Sulfosalts
01: Sulfides - Sulfosalts where z/y > 4 - (A+)i (A++)j [By Cz], A=metals, B=semi-metals, C=non-metals
01: Colusite Group (Isometric: P-43n) with Cu and V

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

gelb, graulich gelb, grünlichgelb, Olive gelb, cremfarben gelb

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

opak

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

kubisch

Class (H-M)

43m

Space Group number

215

Space Group

P43m

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

10.568

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

2

Volumne (ų)

1180.262

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

3.05(100),
2.64(40),
1.870(50),
1.595(30),
1.320(30),
1.212(30),
1.079(30),
1.017(30)

XRD chart Germanocolusite

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

Crystals 3D

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Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

5.25

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

330 (40g)

Density (g/cm³)

4.55 (berechnet)

4.529 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Cleav­ages

keine

Frac­ture

muschelig

Tenac­ity

zerbrechlich

Insta­bil­ity

- Standard Reagentien

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Spiridonov & Kachalovskaya & Kovachev & Krapiva, 1992

References

Vestnik Moskovskogo Universiteta, Geologiya ser. ser. 4, 47 (1992) (6), 50

Other languages

German

Germanocolusit

Spanish

Germanocolusita

English

Germanocolusite

French

Germanocolusite

Russian

Германоколусит

Traditional Chinese

鍺硫釩砷銅礦

Simplified Chinese

锗硫钒砷铜矿

CNMNC (IMA)-Number

IMA 1991-044

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Gclu

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