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Maikainite

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

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]

Chalcopyrite

CuFeS2

tetragonal : 42m : I42d

02.09.01.01

Eskebornite

CuFeSe2

tetragonal : 42m : P42c

02.09.01.02

Gallite

CuGaS2

tetragonal : 42m : I42d

02.09.01.03

Roquesite

CuInS2

tetragonal : 42m : I42d

02.09.01.04

Lenaite

AgFeS2

tetragonal : 42m : I42d

02.09.01.05

Laforêtite

AgInS2

tetragonal : 42m : I42d

02.09.01.06

Stannite

Cu2FeSnS4

tetragonal : 42m : I42m

02.09.02.01

Černýite

Cu2CdSnS4

tetragonal : 42m : I42m

02.09.02.02

Briartite

Cu2(Zn,Fe)GeS4

tetragonal : 42m : I42m

02.09.02.03

Kuramite

Cu3SnS4

tetragonal : 42m : I42m

02.09.02.04

Sakuraiite

(Cu,Zn,Fe)3(In,Sn)S4

02.09.02.05

Hocartite

Ag2FeSnS4

tetragonal : 42m : I42m

02.09.02.06

Pirquitasite

Ag2ZnSnS4

tetragonal : 42m, 4 : I42m, I4

02.09.02.07

Velikite

Cu2(Hg,Zn)SnS4

tetragonal : 4 : I4

02.09.02.08

Kësterite

Cu2(Zn,Fe)SnS4

tetragonal : 4 : I4

02.09.02.09

Ferrokësterite

Cu2FeSnS4

tetragonal : 4 : I4

02.09.02.10

Barquillite

Cu2(Cd,Fe)GeS4

tetragonal : 42m : I42m

02.09.02.11

Chatkalite

Cu6Fe2+Sn2S8

tetragonal : 42m : P4m2

02.09.03.02

Stannoidite

Cu8(Fe,Zn)3Sn2S12

orthorhombisch : 222 : I222

02.09.03.03

Renierite

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

tetragonal : 42m : P42c

02.09.04.01

Germanite

Cu13Fe2Ge2S16

kubisch : 43m : P43n

02.09.04.02

Maikainite

Cu10Fe3MoGe3S16

02.09.04.03

Ovamboite

Cu10Fe3WGe3S16

02.09.04.04

Morozeviczite

(Pb,Fe)3Ge1-xS4

02.09.05.01

Polkovicite

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

02.09.05.02

Hemusite

Cu1+4Cu2+2SnMoS8

02.09.06.01

Kiddcreekite

Cu6SnWS8

02.09.06.02

Putoranite

Cu1.1Fe1.2S2

kubisch : m3m

02.09.07.01

Talnakhite

Cu9(Fe,Ni)8S16

kubisch : 43m : I43m

02.09.08.01

Haycockite

Cu4Fe5S8

02.09.08.02

Mooihoekite

Cu9Fe9S16

tetragonal : 42m : P42m

02.09.08.03

Raguinite

TlFeS2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

02.09.09.01

IMA Number

IMA 1992-038

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