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Mohite

Collectors Summary

Color grünlichgrau-met.
Streak color grau
Lustre Metallglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 4
Crystal System monoklin, Cc

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Cu2SnS3

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Kupfer, Zinn, Schwefel

Unit weight: 341.9998 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 6

Info

Empirical formula:

Cu2SnS3

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Sulfur

S

28.13

3

50.00

32.0655000

96.1965000

Copper

Cu

37.16

2

33.33

63.5463000

127.0926000

Tin

Sn

34.71

1

16.67

118.7107000

118.7107000

Anal­y­sis wt%

Ø Cu : 37.69, Sn : 35.15, Sb : 0.67, S : 27.91 (Ref: Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 1904-1974 82)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

2.CB.15

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.
15:Stannit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

II/C.17-030

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

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

2.CB.840

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
8: Cubanite-Argentopyrite-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

02.09.16.01

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

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

grünlichgrau-met.

Streak color

grau

Change in color

grüner Farbton in reflektiertem Licht

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

opak

Lus­tre

Metallglanz

Anisotropism

ausgeprägt aber ohne Farbeffekte

Reflec­tiv­ity: (Lambda nm) ↓, ↑, Ø

(440) 24.60, , 24.60
(460) 24.70, , 24.70
(480) 25.30, , 25.30
(500) 25.60, , 25.60
(520) 25.40, , 25.40
(540) 25.50, , 25.50
(560) 25.60, , 25.60
(580) 25.70, , 25.70
(600) 25.60, , 25.60
(620) 25.70, , 25.70
(640) 26.00, , 26.00
(660) 25.90, , 25.90
(680) 26.20, , 26.20
(700) 26.40, , 26.40

Reflection chart Mohite

Reflec­tiv­ity Ø

25.59

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

monoklin

Class (H-M)

m

Space Group number

9

Space Group

Cc

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

6.653

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

11.537

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

6.665

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.577

Cell param­e­ters c/b

0.578

Cell param­e­ters α

90.0

Cell param­e­ters β

109.75

Cell param­e­ters γ

90.0

Z

4

Volumne (ų)

481.484

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

3.66(10),
3.34(10),
3.13(100),
2.82(10),
2.72(20),
2.63(10),
2.44(20),
1.920(70)

XRD chart Mohite

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

Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

4

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

179 (20g)

Density (g/cm³)

4.75 (berechnet)

4.718 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Kovalenker & Malov & Evstigneeva & Vyal'sov, 1982

References

Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva 111 (1982), 110

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

Idaite

Cu3FeS4

tetragonal : 42m : I42m

2.CB.15

Mohite

Cu2SnS3

monoklin : m : Cc

2.CB.15

Černýite

Cu2CdSnS4

tetragonal : 42m : I42m

2.CB.15

Kuramite

Cu3SnS4

tetragonal : 42m : I42m

2.CB.15

Stannite

Cu2FeSnS4

tetragonal : 42m : I42m

2.CB.15

Velikite

Cu2(Hg,Zn)SnS4

tetragonal : 4 : I4

2.CB.15

Hocartite

Ag2FeSnS4

tetragonal : 42m : I42m

2.CB.15

Keutschite

Cu2AgAsS4

tetragonal : 42m : I42m

2.CB.15

Kësterite

Cu2(Zn,Fe)SnS4

tetragonal : 4 : I4

2.CB.15

Stannoidite

Cu8(Fe,Zn)3Sn2S12

orthorhombisch : 222 : I222

2.CB.15

Pirquitasite

Ag2ZnSnS4

tetragonal : 42m, 4 : I42m, I4

2.CB.15

Ferrokësterite

Cu2FeSnS4

tetragonal : 4 : I4

2.CB.15

Richardsite

Zn2CuGaS4

tetragonal : 42m : I42m

2.CB.15

Omariniite

Cu8Fe2ZnGe2S12

orthorhombisch : 222 : I222

2.CB.15c

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

Herzenbergite

SnS

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pbnm

II/C.17-010

Stistaite

SnSb

II/C.17-020

Mohite

Cu2SnS3

monoklin : m : Cc

II/C.17-030

Teallite

PbSnS2

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pbnm

II/C.17-040

Suredaite

PbSnS3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnma

II/C.17-045

Lévyclaudite

Pb8Sn7Cu3(Bi,Sb)3S28

II/C.17-055

Coiraite

(Pb,Sn)12.5Sn5FeAs3S28

II/C.17-065

Franckeite

Pb21.7Sn9.3Fe4.0Sb8.1S56.9

triklin : 1 : C1

II/C.17-070

Cylindrite

Pb3Sn4FeSb2S14

II/C.17-080

Abramovite

Pb2SnInBiS7

triklin : 1 : P1

II/C.17-090

Merelaniite

Mo4Pb4VSbS15

triklin : 1, 1 : C1, C1

II/C.17-110

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

Cubanite

CuFe2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pcmn

2.CB.800

Argentopyrite

AgFe2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pmmn

2.CB.810

Sternbergite

AgFe2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Ccmb

2.CB.830

Mohite

Cu2SnS3

monoklin : m : Cc

2.CB.840

Isocubanite

CuFe2S3

kubisch : 43m : P43m

2.CB.850

Crerarite

(Pt,Pb)Bi3(S,Se)4-x

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

2.CB.860

Raguinite

TlFeS2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

2.CB.870

Picotpaulite

TlFe2S3

orthorhombisch : 222, mm2, mmm : C222, Cmm2, Amm2, Cmmm

2.CB.880

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

Teallite

PbSnS2

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pbnm

02.09.10.01

Rasvumite

KFe2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Cmcm

02.09.11.01

Pautovite

CsFe2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Cmcm

02.09.11.02

Sternbergite

AgFe2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Ccmb

02.09.12.01

Picotpaulite

TlFe2S3

orthorhombisch : 222, mm2, mmm : C222, Cmm2, Amm2, Cmmm

02.09.12.02

Cubanite

CuFe2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pcmn

02.09.13.01

Argentopyrite

AgFe2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pmmn

02.09.13.02

Isocubanite

CuFe2S3

kubisch : 43m : P43m

02.09.13.03

Catamarcaite

Cu6GeWS8

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

02.09.14.02

Nukundamite

(Cu,Fe)4S4

trigonal : 3m : P3m1

02.09.15.01

Mohite

Cu2SnS3

monoklin : m : Cc

02.09.16.01

Caswellsilverite

NaCrS2

trigonal : 3m : R3m

02.09.17.01

Schöllhornite

Na0.3CrS2·H2O

02.09.17.02

Cronusite

Ca0.2CrS2·H2O

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

02.09.17.03

Petrukite

(Cu,Ag)2(Fe,Zn)(Sn,In)S4

orthorhombisch : mm2 : Pmn21

02.09.18.01

Bartonite

K6Fe20S26S

tetragonal : 4/mmm : I4/mmm

02.09.19.01

Chlorbartonite

K6Fe24S26(Cl,S)

tetragonal : 4/mmm : I4/mmm

02.09.19.02

CNMNC (IMA)-Number

IMA 1981-015

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Moh

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