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Kaskasite (Kaskasit)

Collectors Summary

Crystal System trigonal, P3m1, P3m1, P321

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

(Mo,Nb)S2·(Mg1–xAlx)(OH)2+x

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Aluminium, Magnesium, Molybdän, Niob, Sauerstoff, Schwefel, Wasserstoff

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

2.FD.30

2: Sulfide und Sulfosalze (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide, Sulfarsenite, Sulfantimonite, Sulfbismuthite)
F: Sulfide, Arsenide, Alkaide; Sulfide mit Halogeniden, Oxiden, Hydroxiden (H2O)
D: mit O, OH, H2O
30:Valleriit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

II/C.23-016

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

IMA sta­tus

anerkannt - CNMNC Newsletter No. 16, August 2013

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

trigonal

Class (H-M)

3m, 3m, 32

Space Group number

164, 156, 150

Space Group

P3m1, P3m1, P321

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

3.220

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

11.47

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

3.562

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Volumne (ų)

102.993

Kristall struc­ture

Valleriit-Gruppe

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

11.46(97), 5.72(100), 2.786(51), 2.627(7), 2.219(7), 1.613(33), 1.557(10)

XRD chart Kaskasite

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

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

Russland/Nordwestrussland, Föderationskreis/Murmansk, Oblast/Kola-Halbinsel/Chibiny (Khibiny)/Kaskasnyunchorr

Type mate­r­ial

Fersman Mineralogical Museum of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moskau, Russland

Col­lec­tion number of type mate­r­ial

4401/1

Preface

Name from

Nach der Typlokalität, dem Berg Kaskasnyunchorr

Author (Name, Year)

Igor V. Pekov, Vasily O. Yapaskurt, Yury S. Polekhovsky und Oleg I. Siidra (2013)

References

Pekov, I.V., Yapaskurt, V.O., Polekhovsky, Y.S. and Siidra, O.I (2013) Kaskasite, IMA 2013-025. CNMNC Newsletter No. 16, August 2013, page 2706; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 2695-2709.

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

Kaskasite

(Mo,Nb)S2·(Mg1–xAlx)(OH)2+x

trigonal : 3m, 3m, 32 : P3m1, P3m1, P321

2.FD.30

Haapalaite

2[(Fe,Ni)S]·1.61[(Mg,Fe)(OH)2]

2.FD.30

Valleriite

2[(Fe,Cu)S]·1.53[(Mg,Al)(OH)2]

trigonal : 3m : R3m

2.FD.30

Yushkinite

[(Mg0.60Al0.30V0.10)Σ1.0(OH)2][V0.875S2]

trigonal : 3m : P3m1

2.FD.30

Ekplexite

(Nb,Mo,W)S2·(Mg1-xAlx)(OH)2+x

trigonal : 32, 3m, 3m : P321, P3m1, P3m1

2.FD.30

Ferrovalleriite

(Fe,Cu)2S2·1.5Fe(OH)2

trigonal : 3m, 3m, 32 : R3m, R3m, R32

2.FD.30

Manganokaskasite

(Mo,Nb)S2·(Mn1–xAlx)(OH)2+x

trigonal : 3m, 3m, 32 : P3m1, P3m1, P321

2.FD.30

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

Yushkinite

[(Mg0.60Al0.30V0.10)Σ1.0(OH)2][V0.875S2]

trigonal : 3m : P3m1

II/C.23-010

Ekplexite

(Nb,Mo,W)S2·(Mg1-xAlx)(OH)2+x

trigonal : 32, 3m, 3m : P321, P3m1, P3m1

II/C.23-015

Kaskasite

(Mo,Nb)S2·(Mg1–xAlx)(OH)2+x

trigonal : 3m, 3m, 32 : P3m1, P3m1, P321

II/C.23-016

Manganokaskasite

(Mo,Nb)S2·(Mn1–xAlx)(OH)2+x

trigonal : 3m, 3m, 32 : P3m1, P3m1, P321

II/C.23-017

Valleriite

2[(Fe,Cu)S]·1.53[(Mg,Al)(OH)2]

trigonal : 3m : R3m

II/C.23-020

Ferrovalleriite

(Fe,Cu)2S2·1.5Fe(OH)2

trigonal : 3m, 3m, 32 : R3m, R3m, R32

II/C.23-025

Haapalaite

2[(Fe,Ni)S]·1.61[(Mg,Fe)(OH)2]

II/C.23-030

Tochilinite

6(Fe0.9S)·5[(Mg,Fe)(OH)2]

triklin : 1 : C1

II/C.23-040

Ferrotochilinite

6FeS·5Fe(OH)2

monoklin : 2m, m, 2 : C2/m, Cm, C2

II/C.23-042

Vyalsovite

FeS·Ca(OH)2·Al(OH)3

II/C.23-050

CNMNC (IMA)-Number

IMA 2013-025

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Kks

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