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Muchuanite

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Collectors Summary

Crystal System trigonal, P3m1

Chemism

Chemical formula

MoS2·0.5H2O

Additional chem. information

Muchuanit = Mixtur aus Molybdänit und Jordisit

Chemical composition

Molybdän, Sauerstoff, Schwefel, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 169.080662 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 4.5

Info

Empirical formula:

MoS2·0.5H2O

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

0.60

1

22.22

1.0079470

1.0079470

Oxygen

O

4.73

0.5

11.11

15.9994300

7.9997150

Sulfur

S

37.93

2

44.44

32.0655000

64.1310000

Molybdenum

Mo

56.74

1

22.22

95.9420000

95.9420000

Strunz 9th edition incl. updates

2.EA.15

2: Sulfide und Sulfosalze (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide, Sulfarsenite, Sulfantimonite, Sulfbismuthite)
E: Metallsulfide mit M:S >= 1:2
A: M:S = 1:2, mit Cu, Ag, Au; Ni, Sn, PGE, Mo, W
15:Krennerit-Gruppe

IMA status

kein eigenständiges Mineral, nicht anerkannt

Crystallography

Crystal System

trigonal

Class (H-M)

3m

Space Group number

156

Space Group

P3m1

Cell parameters b (Å)

-

Cell parameters c/b

-

Z

7

X-Ray Powder Diffraction

6.098(100),
2.704(90),
2.280(80),
1.579(70),
1.536(60),
1.362(50),
1.032(70),
1.005(70)

XRD chart Muchuanite

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

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Zhang & Gong & Zhou & Fan & Shuai, 1981

References

Am. Mineral. 67 (1982), 856; Mineral. Mag. 48 (1984), 578.

Strunz Mineralogical Tables 9. Edition (2001)

The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 44, pp. 1557-1560 (2006)

Other languages

German

Muchuanit

Spanish

Muchuanita

French

Muchuanite

English

Muchuanite

Alternative Name

Simplified Chinese

沐川矿