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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

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

Colusite

Cu12VAs3S16

kubisch : 43m : P43n

2.CB.30

Germanite

Cu13Fe2Ge2S16

kubisch : 43m : P43n

2.CB.30

Ovamboite

Cu10Fe3WGe3S16

2.CB.30

Maikainite

Cu10Fe3MoGe3S16

2.CB.30

Nekrasovite

Cu13V(Sn,As,Sb)3S16

kubisch : 43m : P43n

2.CB.30

Stibiocolusite

Cu13V(Sb,As,Sn)3S16

kubisch : 43m : P43m

2.CB.30

Germanocolusite

Cu13V(Ge,As)3S16

kubisch : 43m : P43m

2.CB.30

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

Renierite

(Cu,Zn)11(Ge,As)2Fe4S16

tetragonal : 42m : P42c

II/C.10-010

Vinciennite

Cu10Fe4Sn(As,Sb)S16

II/C.10-015

Germanite

Cu13Fe2Ge2S16

kubisch : 43m : P43n

II/C.10-020

Nekrasovite

Cu13V(Sn,As,Sb)3S16

kubisch : 43m : P43n

II/C.10-030

Colusite

Cu12VAs3S16

kubisch : 43m : P43n

II/C.10-040

Stibiocolusite

Cu13V(Sb,As,Sn)3S16

kubisch : 43m : P43m

II/C.10-045

Germanocolusite

Cu13V(Ge,As)3S16

kubisch : 43m : P43m

II/C.10-047

Maikainite

Cu10Fe3MoGe3S16

II/C.10-050

Ovamboite

Cu10Fe3WGe3S16

II/C.10-055

Sulvanite

Cu3VS4

kubisch : 43m : P43m

II/C.10-060

Polkovicite

(Fe,Pb)3(Ge,Fe)1-xS4

II/C.10-070

Morozeviczite

(Pb,Fe)3Ge1-xS4

II/C.10-080

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

Haycockite

Cu4Fe5S8

2.CB.500

Mooihoekite

Cu9Fe9S16

tetragonal : 42m : P42m

2.CB.510

Talnakhite

Cu9(Fe,Ni)8S16

kubisch : 43m : I43m

2.CB.520

Putoranite

Cu1.1Fe1.2S2

kubisch : m3m

2.CB.525

Colusite

Cu12VAs3S16

kubisch : 43m : P43n

2.CB.530

Stibiocolusite

Cu13V(Sb,As,Sn)3S16

kubisch : 43m : P43m

2.CB.535

Germanocolusite

Cu13V(Ge,As)3S16

kubisch : 43m : P43m

2.CB.540

Nekrasovite

Cu13V(Sn,As,Sb)3S16

kubisch : 43m : P43n

2.CB.545

Renierite

(Cu,Zn)11(Ge,As)2Fe4S16

tetragonal : 42m : P42c

2.CB.550

Germanite

Cu13Fe2Ge2S16

kubisch : 43m : P43n

2.CB.555

Maikainite

Cu10Fe3MoGe3S16

2.CB.560

Ovamboite

Cu10Fe3WGe3S16

2.CB.565

Mawsonite

Cu61+Fe23+Sn4+S8

tetragonal : 42m : P4m2

2.CB.570

Chatkalite

Cu6Fe2+Sn2S8

tetragonal : 42m : P4m2

2.CB.575

Chaméanite

(Cu,Fe)4As(Se,S)4

2.CB.590

Lautite

CuAsS

orthorhombisch : mm2 : Pna21

2.CB.595

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

Colusite

Cu12VAs3S16

kubisch : 43m : P43n

03.01.01.01

Germanocolusite

Cu13V(Ge,As)3S16

kubisch : 43m : P43m

03.01.01.02

Nekrasovite

Cu13V(Sn,As,Sb)3S16

kubisch : 43m : P43n

03.01.01.03

Stibiocolusite

Cu13V(Sb,As,Sn)3S16

kubisch : 43m : P43m

03.01.01.04

Vinciennite

Cu10Fe4Sn(As,Sb)S16

03.01.02.01

Lévyclaudite

Pb8Sn7Cu3(Bi,Sb)3S28

03.01.03.01

Cylindrite

Pb3Sn4FeSb2S14

03.01.04.01

Franckeite

Pb21.7Sn9.3Fe4.0Sb8.1S56.9

triklin : 1 : C1

03.01.04.02

'Incaite' (Var.v. Franckeite)

(Pb,Ag)4Sn4FeSb2S15

03.01.04.03

'Potosíite' (Var.v. Franckeite)

Pb48Sn184+Fe72+Sb163+S115

03.01.04.04

Miharaite

PbCu4FeBiS6

orthorhombisch : mm2 : Pb21m

03.01.05.01

Billingsleyite

Ag7(As,Sb)S6

kubisch : 23 : P213

03.01.06.01

'Pearceite-T2ac' (Pol.v. Pearceite-Tac)

[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]

trigonal : 32 : P321

03.01.07.01

Polybasite

(Ag,Cu)16Sb2S11

03.01.07.02

Cupropolybasite

[Cu6Sb2S7][Ag9CuS4]

trigonal : 3m : P3m1

03.01.07.03

Pearceite-Tac

[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]

trigonal : 3m : P3m1

03.01.08.01

'Polybasite-Tac' (Pol.v. Polybasite)

[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7]

trigonal : 3m : P3m1

03.01.08.02

Petrovicite

PbHgCu3BiSe5

orthorhombisch : mmm, mm2 : Pnam, Pna21

03.01.09.01

Mazzettiite

Ag3HgPbSbTe5

03.01.09.02

CNMNC (IMA)-Number

IMA 1991-044

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Gclu

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