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Nisnite

Collectors Summary

Color bronzefarben, gestreift
Lustre Metallglanz
Cleavages nicht beobachtet
Fracture nicht beobachtet
Crystal System kubisch, Pm3m
Morphology gestreift, blockig und quadratisch bis rechteckig, Flächig und bis 100 μm in der Größe wo blockig

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Ni3Sn

Empir­ical formula (anal­y­sis)

Ni2.98Sn1.02

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Nickel, Zinn

Unit weight: 295.9913056 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 4

Info

Empirical formula:

Ni2.98Sn1.02

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Nickel

Ni

59.09

2.98

74.50

58.6934200

174.9063916

Tin

Sn

40.91

1.02

25.50

118.7107000

121.0849140

Anal­y­sis wt%

Ni : 57.88, Sn : 40.17, total 98.05 wt.%

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

1.AE.20

1: Elemente (Metalle, intermetallische Legierungen, Metalloide u. Nichtmetalle, Carbide, Silicide, Nitride u. Phosphide)
A: Metalle und intermetallische Legierungen
E: Eisen-Chrom-Familie
20:Awaruit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

I/A.08-045

I: ELEMENTE
A: Metalle und intermetallische Verbindungen

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

1.AD.130

1: ELEMENTS
A: Metals, Intermetallic Compounds, and Alloys
D: In,Sn-Group

IMA sta­tus

anerkannt - IMA Web-Seite Jan. 2010

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

bronzefarben, gestreift

Lus­tre

Metallglanz

Reflec­tiv­ity: (Lambda nm) ↓, ↑, Ø

(400) 39.00, , 39.00
(420) 40.20, , 40.20
(440) 41.40, , 41.40
(460) 42.60, , 42.60
(470) 43.20, , 43.20
(480) 43.90, , 43.90
(500) 45.30, , 45.30
(520) 46.80, , 46.80
(540) 48.50, , 48.50
(546) 49.10, , 49.10
(560) 50.40, , 50.40
(580) 52.30, , 52.30
(589) 53.20, , 53.20
(600) 54.40, , 54.40
(620) 56.30, , 56.30
(640) 58.10, , 58.10
(650) 59.00, , 59.00
(660) 59.80, , 59.80
(680) 61.40, , 61.40
(700) 63.00, , 63.00

Reflection chart Nisnite

Reflec­tiv­ity Ø

50.40

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

kubisch

Class (H-M)

m3m

Space Group number

221

Space Group

Pm3m

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

3.734

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

1

Volumne (ų)

52.062

Kristall struc­ture

isostrukturell mit Auricuprid, Struktur bestimmt

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

3.728(27), 2.639(22), 2.155(100), 1.867(45), 1.671(10), 1.525(6), 1.320(25), 1.127(22)

XRD chart Nisnite

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

Morphol­ogy

gestreift, blockig und quadratisch bis rechteckig, Flächig und bis 100 μm in der Größe wo blockig

Crystals 3D

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Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Density (g/cm³)

9.41 (berechnet)

9.44 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Cleav­ages

nicht beobachtet

Frac­ture

nicht beobachtet

Tenac­ity

spröde

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

Kanada/Québec/Estrie, Region/Les Sources, RCM/Val-des-Sources (Asbestos)/Jeffrey Mine

Type mate­r­ial

Canadian Museum of Nature, Kanada

Natural History Museum, London, UK

Col­lec­tion number of type mate­r­ial

CMNMC 86097 (Kanada), BM 2010,121 (London)

Preface

Asso­cia­tions

Chromit, Diopsid, Grossular, Heazlewoodit, Shandit

Name from

Benannt nach seiner Zusammensetzung Nickel (Ni) und Zinn (Sn)

Author (Name, Year)

Ralph Rowe, 2009

References

Neue Mineralien - IMA Web-Seite Jan. 2010

Ralph Rowe, Joel D. Grice, Glenn Poirier, Chris J. Stanley, László Horváth - NISNITE, Ni3Sn, A NEW NICKEL MINERAL SPECIES FROM THE JEFFREY MINE, ASBESTOS, QUEBEC - The Canadian Mineralogist April 2011 vol. 49 no. 2 651-656

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

Awaruite

Ni3Fe

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

1.AE.20

Nisnite

Ni3Sn

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

1.AE.20

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

Nickel

Ni

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

I/A.08-010

Taenite

(Ni,Fe)

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

I/A.08-020

Tetrataenite

FeNi

monoklin : m : Pm

I/A.08-030

Awaruite

Ni3Fe

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

I/A.08-040

Nisnite

Ni3Sn

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

I/A.08-045

Jedwabite

Fe7(Ta,Nb)3

hexagonal : 6mm, 6m2, 6/mmm : P63mc, P62c, P63/mmc

I/A.08-050

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

Tin

Sn

tetragonal : 4/mmm : I41/amd

1.AD.100

Nisnite

Ni3Sn

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

1.AD.130

Yuanjiangite

AuSn

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

1.AD.150

IMA Number

IMA 2009-083

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