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Mckinstryite

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Mckinstryit
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Mckinstryit

stark verzerrte xx; Größe: max. 1 mm; Fundort: Grube Clara, Oberwolfach, Schwarzwald, Deutschland; durch PXRD und EDS bestätigt

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: slugslayer 2010-09-05
Locality: Grube Clara / Oberwolfach / Ortenaukreis / Freiburg, Bezirk / Baden-Württemberg / Deutschland
Mckinstryit mit Vaterit
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Mckinstryit mit Vaterit

stark geriefte xx; Größe: 0,3 mm; Fundort: Grube Clara, Oberwolfach, Schwarzwald, Deutschland; durch PXRD und EDS bestätigt

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: slugslayer 2010-09-05
Locality: Grube Clara / Oberwolfach / Ortenaukreis / Freiburg, Bezirk / Baden-Württemberg / Deutschland
Mckinstryit/Stromeyerit ps. Dyskrasit
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Mckinstryit/Stromeyerit ps. Dyskrasit

Sarbai Mine, Rudny, Kasachstan; Bildbreite: 11 mm; analysiert von Prof. Igor Pekov

Collection: Marco Gabriel Collection
Copyright: MinTreasure.com (Carsten Slotta)
Contribution: guslis 2021-05-16
Locality: Sarbai Mine / Rudny / Sokolov-Sarbai / Qostanay oblysy (Qostanai; Kustany) / Kasachstan

Collectors Summary

Color hellgraulich weiß
Streak color dunkelgrau
Hardness (Mohs) 2.25
Solubility +++ HNO3, Königswasser, - 1:1 HCl
Crystal System orthorhombisch, Pnma

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Ag5Cu3S4

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Kupfer, Silber, Schwefel

Unit weight: 858.242 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 12

Info

Empirical formula:

Ag5Cu3S4

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Sulfur

S

14.94

4

33.33

32.0655000

128.2620000

Copper

Cu

22.21

3

25.00

63.5463000

190.6389000

Silver

Ag

62.84

5

41.67

107.8682200

539.3411000

Anal­y­sis wt%

Ag : 60.00, Cu : 24.90, S : 15.10 (Ref: Econ.Geol. 66)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

2.BA.25b

2: Sulfide und Sulfosalze (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide, Sulfarsenite, Sulfantimonite, Sulfbismuthite)
B: Metallsulfide, M : S > 1 : 1 (hauptsächlich 2 : 1)
A: mit Kupfer (Cu), Silber (Ag), Gold (Au)
25b:

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

II/B.06-020

II: SULFIDE UND SULFOSALZE (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide)
B: Sulfide, Selenide und Telluride mit Verhältnis Metall : S,Se,Te > 1:1
6: Sulfide, Selenide und Telluride mit vorwiegend Kupfer und Silber/Gold

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

2.BA.420

2: SULFIDES
B: Sulfides (etc) with Me/S > 1/1 (mostly 2/1)
A: With Cu,Ag,Au
4: Stromeyerite-Jalpaite-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

02.04.05.01

02: Sulfide Minerals
04: Sulfides - Including Selenides and Tellurides where Am Bn Xp, with (m+n):p=2:1

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

hellgraulich weiß

Streak color

dunkelgrau

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

opak

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

orthorhombisch

Class (H-M)

mmm, mm2

Space Group number

62

Space Group

Pnma

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

14.047

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

7.805

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

15.691

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

1.8

Cell param­e­ters c/b

2.010

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

8

Volumne (ų)

1720.312

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

3.508(60),
3.062(60),
2.862(60),
2.606(100),
2.567(40),
2.407(40),
2.070(70),
1.948(50)

XRD chart Mckinstryite

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

Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

2.25

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

44 (25g)

Density (g/cm³)

6.61

6.627 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+++ HNO3, Königswasser, - 1:1 HCl

Preface

Asso­cia­tions

Chalkopyrit, Stromeyerit, Calcit, Silber, Aktinolith

Author (Name, Year)

Skinner & Jambor & Ross, 1966

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 1 (1990), 320

U. Kolitsch: The crystal structure and compositional range of mckinstryite. Mineral. Mag. 74 (2010) S.73-84.

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

Mckinstryite

Ag5Cu3S4

orthorhombisch : mmm, mm2 : Pnma

2.BA.25b

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

Jalpaite

Ag3CuS2

tetragonal : 4/mmm : I41/amd

II/B.06-010

Selenojalpaite

Ag3CuSe2

tetragonal : 4/mmm : I41/amd

II/B.06-015

Mckinstryite

Ag5Cu3S4

orthorhombisch : mmm, mm2 : Pnma

II/B.06-020

Stromeyerite

AgCuS

orthorhombisch : mm2 : Cmc21

II/B.06-030

Eucairite

CuAgSe

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pmmn

II/B.06-040

Henryite

Cu4Ag3Te4

II/B.06-050

Brodtkorbite

Cu2HgSe2

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

II/B.06-055

Imiterite

Ag2HgS2

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

II/B.06-060

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

Stromeyerite

AgCuS

orthorhombisch : mm2 : Cmc21

2.BA.400

Mckinstryite

Ag5Cu3S4

orthorhombisch : mmm, mm2 : Pnma

2.BA.420

Jalpaite

Ag3CuS2

tetragonal : 4/mmm : I41/amd

2.BA.440

Selenojalpaite

Ag3CuSe2

tetragonal : 4/mmm : I41/amd

2.BA.445

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

Acanthite

Ag2S

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

02.04.01.01

Naumannite

Ag2Se

orthorhombisch : 222 : P212121

02.04.01.02

Aguilarite

Ag4SeS

02.04.01.03

Hessite

Ag2Te

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

02.04.02.01

Cervelleite

Ag4TeS

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

02.04.02.02

Uytenbogaardtite

Ag3AuS2

trigonal : 3m : R3c

02.04.03.01

Fischesserite

Ag3AuSe2

kubisch : 432 : I4132

02.04.03.02

Petzite

Ag3AuTe2

kubisch : 432 : I4132

02.04.03.03

Jalpaite

Ag3CuS2

tetragonal : 4/mmm : I41/amd

02.04.04.01

Selenojalpaite

Ag3CuSe2

tetragonal : 4/mmm : I41/amd

02.04.04.02

Mckinstryite

Ag5Cu3S4

orthorhombisch : mmm, mm2 : Pnma

02.04.05.01

Stromeyerite

AgCuS

orthorhombisch : mm2 : Cmc21

02.04.06.01

Eucairite

CuAgSe

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pmmn

02.04.06.02

Chalcocite

Cu2S

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

02.04.07.01

Djurleite

Cu31S16

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

02.04.07.02

Digenite

Cu1.8S

trigonal : 3m : R3m

02.04.07.03

Roxbyite

Cu58S32

triklin : 1 : P1

02.04.07.04

Anilite

Cu7S4

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnma

02.04.07.05

Geerite

Cu8S5

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

02.04.07.06

Spionkopite

Cu39S28

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

02.04.07.07

Weissite

Cu2-xTe {x ≈ 0.21}

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P6/mmm

02.04.08.01

Bellidoite

Cu2Se

tetragonal : 4/m, : P42/n,

02.04.09.01

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English

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Spanish

Mckinstryíta

Russian

Маккинстриит

Traditional Chinese

馬硫銅銀礦

Simplified Chinese

马硫铜银矿

Japanese

マッキンストリー鉱

Alternative Name

Mackinstryite

IMA Number

IMA 1966-012

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