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Maikainite (Maikainit)

Collectors Summary

Color gelb
Lustre Metallglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 4.5
Cleavages keine
Crystal System kubisch,

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Cu10Fe3MoGe3S16

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Eisen, Germanium, Kupfer, Molybdän, Schwefel

Unit weight: 1629.9116 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 33

Info

Empirical formula:

Cu10Fe3MoGe3S16

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Sulfur

S

31.48

16

48.48

32.0655000

513.0480000

Iron

Fe

10.28

3

9.09

55.8452000

167.5356000

Copper

Cu

38.99

10

30.30

63.5463000

635.4630000

Germanium

Ge

13.37

3

9.09

72.6410000

217.9230000

Molybdenum

Mo

5.89

1

3.03

95.9420000

95.9420000

Anal­y­sis wt%

Ø Cu : 41.32, Fe : 6.42, Zn : 0.53, W : 3.45, Mo : 4.26, Ge : 9.94, As : 2.92, S : 30.90 (Ref: Geol.Rudn.Mest.94)

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.10-050

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

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

2.CB.560

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

02.09.04.03

02: Sulfide Minerals
09: Sulfides - Including Selenides and Tellurides where Am Bn Xp, with (m+n):p=1:1
04: Germanite Group

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

gelb

Change in color

hellgelb zu graugelb in reflektiertem Licht

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

opak

Lus­tre

Metallglanz

Anisotropism

isotropisch

Reflec­tiv­ity Ø

25.13

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

kubisch

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

10.64

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)

1204.55

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

3.07(100),
2.66(20),
1.884(80),
1.603(40),
1.536(10),
1.331(10),
1.220(20),
1.190(10)

XRD chart Maikainite

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

Crystals 3D

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Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

4.5

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

305 (30g)

Density (g/cm³)

4.54 (berechnet)

4.494 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Cleav­ages

keine

Radioac­tiv­ity

keine

Preface

Occurrences

Als Includien - Wird nur als Includien in anderen Mineralien gefunden.

Author (Name, Year)

Spiridonov, 2003

References

Doklady Akademiia Nauk (in Russian) 393 (2003), 809

Other languages

German

Maikainit

Spanish

Maikainita

English

Maikainite

French

Maikainite

Russian

Майкаинит

Traditional Chinese

鍺硫鉬鐵銅礦

Simplified Chinese

锗硫钼铁铜矿

CNMNC (IMA)-Number

IMA 1992-038

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Mai

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