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Luzonite (Luzonit)

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Luzonit
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Luzonit

Luzonit xx bis knapp 3mm auf Pyrit; Fundort: Grube Laurani, La Paz, Bolivien

Copyright: Erik
Contribution: Erik 2007-11-02
Locality: Grube Laurani / Laurani, Distrikt / Aroma, Provinz / La Paz, Departamento / Bolivien
Luzonit
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Luzonit

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

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

Bildbreite: 2 mm, Fundort: Furtei, Provinz Medio Campidano, Sardinien, Italien

Copyright: Luigi Chiappino
Contribution: thdun5 2011-01-15
Locality: Goldbergbau / Furtei / Sud Sardegna, Provinz / Sardinien (Sardegna), Region / Italien
Luzonit
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Luzonit

Größe: 73x66 mm; Fundort: Luzon, Philippinen

Collection: Dave Wilber
Copyright: Rock Currier
Contribution: slugslayer 2011-08-13
Locality: Luzón / Philippinen
Luzonit
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Luzonit

winziger Luzonit auf Chalkopyrit. Kristallgröße: 1,65 mm, Fundort: Grube Clara, Wolfach, Schwarzwald, Deutschland

Collection: Domenico Preite
Copyright: Enrico Bonacina
Contribution: thdun5 2010-07-15
Locality: Grube Clara / Oberwolfach / Ortenaukreis / Freiburg, Bezirk / Baden-Württemberg / Deutschland
Luzonit, z.T. pseudomorph nach Enargit
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Luzonit, z.T. pseudomorph nach Enargit

Größe: 74x71x65 mm; Fundort: Pen-Shan Erkörper, Chinkuahshih Mine, Rueifang, Taipeh, Provinz Taiwan, China

Copyright: Rob Lavinsky
Contribution: slugslayer 2010-11-06
Locality: Pen Shan Erzkörper / Jinguashi (Chinkuahshih) Mine / Rueifang (Jui-Fang) / Taipeh, Kreis / Taiwan (Republik China)

Collectors Summary

Color tief bräunlichrosa
Streak color schwarz
Lustre Metallglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 3.5
Solubility +++ HNO3, Königswasser
Crystal System tetragonal, I42m

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Cu3AsS4

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Arsen, Kupfer, Schwefel

Unit weight: 393.822502 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 8

Info

Empirical formula:

Cu3AsS4

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Sulfur

S

32.57

4

50.00

32.0655000

128.2620000

Copper

Cu

48.41

3

37.50

63.5463000

190.6389000

Arsenic

As

19.02

1

12.50

74.9216020

74.9216020

Anal­y­sis wt%

Cu : 48.82, Fe : 0.87, Zn : 0.97, As : 17.87, S : 31.44 (Ref: Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, (Monatshefte) 90)

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.06-010

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.400

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

03.02.02.01

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

anerkannt, (vor 1959 pre IMA) vererbt

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Clas­sifica­tion

Stannite group

Optical Properties

Color

tief bräunlichrosa

Streak color

schwarz

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

opak

Lus­tre

Metallglanz

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

tetragonal

Class (H-M)

42m

Space Group number

121

Space Group

I42m

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

5.290

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

10.465

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

1.978

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

2

Volumne (ų)

292.854

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

3.046(100),
1.855(90),
1.592(70),
1.578(60),
1.321(50),
1.204(60),
1.078(60),
1.071(50)

XRD chart Luzonite

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)

3.5

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

130 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

4.4 - 4.6 (Durchschnittlich = 4.5; berec

4.466 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+++ HNO3, Königswasser

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

Philippinen/Luzón/Cordillera, Bezirk/Benguet, Provinz/Mankayan/Lepanto Mine

Type mate­r­ial

Mineralogische Sammlung der TU Bergakademie Freiberg

Col­lec­tion number of type mate­r­ial

6974

Par­a­ge­n­e­sis of type mate­r­ial

Enargit

Preface

Name from

der Typlokalität - Mancayan, Luzon, Philippinen

Author (Name, Year)

Weisbach, 1874

References

American Mineralogist (1957): 42: 766-779.

Zeitschrift für Kristallographie (1967): 124: 1.

Gaines, Richard V., H. Catherine, W. Skinner, Eugene E. Foord, Brian Mason, Abraham Rosenzweig (1997), Dana's New Mineralogy : The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana: 156.

Strunz Mineralogical Tables 9. Edition.

IMA group assignments

Other languages

German

Luzonit

Spanish

Luzonita

French

Luzonite

English

Luzonite

Russian

Люцонит

Japanese

ルソン銅鉱

Alternative Name

Stibioluzonite (of Stevanović)

Traditional Chinese

四方硫砷銅礦

Simplified Chinese

四方硫砷铜矿

Simplified Chinese

块状硫砷铜矿

Traditional Chinese

塊狀硫砷銅礦

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Luz

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German pages

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English pages

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Russian pages

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German pages

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