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Pentlandite (Pentlandit)

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Pentlandit ?
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Pentlandit ?

mit Wad aus dem Steinbruch Bramburg bei Adelebsen, Niedersachsen, Deutschland, Bildbreite ca. 1cm

Collection: harzer
Copyright: harzer
Contribution: harzer 2008-11-12
Locality: Steinbruch Bramburg / Adelebsen / Göttingen, Landkreis / Niedersachsen / Deutschland
Pentlandit
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Pentlandit

Größe: 29x17 mm; Fundort: Kambalda Nickellagerstätte, Kambalda, Coolgardie Shire, Western Australia, Australien

Copyright: John Sobolewski
Contribution: slugslayer 2010-01-04
Locality: Kambalda Nickel-Lagerstätte / Kambalda / Coolgardie Shire / Western Australia / Australien
Nickelerz: vor allem Pentlandit
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Nickelerz: vor allem Pentlandit

Horbach, Klosterweiher. Schwarzwald; Bronze-Tombak-Farben: Pentlandit/Pyrrhotin; Gelbliche Partien: Chalkopyrit. 7x10cm.

Collection: Doc Diether
Copyright: Doc Diether
Contribution: Doc Diether 2008-03-11
Locality: Grube Friedrich-August / Horbach / St. Blasien / Waldshut, Landkreis / Freiburg, Bezirk / Baden-Württemberg / Deutschland
Pentlandit
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Pentlandit

Größe: 72x59x31 mm; Fundort: Sudbury, Sudbury District, Ontario, Kanada

Copyright: Rob Lavinsky
Contribution: slugslayer 2010-01-04
Locality: Greater Sudbury / Sudbury District / Ontario / Kanada
Pentlandit
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Pentlandit

Pentlandit in Matrix. Breite: 3,5 cm, Fundort: Sudbury District, Ontario, Kanada.

Copyright: Michael Roarke
Contribution: thdun5 2010-01-12
Locality: Sudbury District / Ontario / Kanada
Nickelerz
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Nickelerz (SNr: SOH 001/001)

Fundort: Halde, Rosenhainer Schacht, Nickelerzvorkommen Hohberg, Sohland a. d. Spree, Oberlausitz, Sachsen, Deutschland
Bildbreite: 20 cm

Collection: TobiasBrehm
Copyright: TobiasBrehm
Contribution: TobiasBrehm 2010-12-27
Locality: Nickelerzvorkommen Hohberg / Sohland an der Spree / Bautzen, Landkreis / Sachsen / Deutschland

Collectors Summary

Color bronzefarben, braun
Streak color grünlich schwarz
Hardness (Mohs) 4.5
Solubility + HNO3, Königswasser
Crystal System kubisch, Fm3m

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

(Fe,Ni)9S8

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Eisen, Nickel, Schwefel

Unit weight: 765.539295 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 17

Info

Empirical formula:

(Fe0.75Ni0.25)9S8

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Sulfur

S

33.51

8

47.06

32.0655000

256.5240000

Iron

Fe

49.24

6.75

39.71

55.8452000

376.9551000

Nickel

Ni

17.25

2.25

13.24

58.6934200

132.0601950

Anal­y­sis wt%

Fe : 30.25, Ni : 34.23, Co : 0.85, S : 33.42 (Ref: Dana, 7th ed. 1)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

2.BB.15

2: Sulfide und Sulfosalze (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide, Sulfarsenite, Sulfantimonite, Sulfbismuthite)
B: Metallsulfide, M : S > 1 : 1 (hauptsächlich 2 : 1)
B: mit Nickel (Ni)
15:Pentlandit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

II/B.16-010

II: SULFIDE UND SULFOSALZE (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide)
B: Sulfide, Selenide und Telluride mit Verhältnis Metall : S,Se,Te > 1:1
16: Sulfide mit vorherrschend Nickel, Kobalt, Rhodium und Palladium; Pentlandit-Gruppe

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

2.BB.300

2: SULFIDES
B: Sulfides (etc) with Me/S > 1/1 (mostly 2/1)
B: With Ni,Fe,Co,Cu
3: Pentlandite-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

02.07.01.01

02: Sulfide Minerals
07: Sulfides - Including Selenides and Tellurides where Am Bn Xp, with (m+n):p=9:8
01: Pentalndite Group (Isometric: Fm3m)

IMA sta­tus

Erstbeschreibung vor CNMNC-Gründung (1959), als Mineral meist anerkannt

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Clas­sifica­tion

Pentlandite Group

Optical Properties

Color

bronzefarben, braun

Streak color

grünlich schwarz

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

opak

Optical Data Luminescence

Lumi­nes­cence

keine Fluoreszenz bekannt

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

kubisch

Class (H-M)

m3m

Space Group number

225

Space Group

Fm3m

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

10.042

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

4

Volumne (ų)

1012.653

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

5.780(30),
3.028(80),
2.896(40),
2.301(30),
1.931(50),
1.775(100),
1.307(20),
1.255(20)

XRD chart Pentlandite

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

Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

4.5

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

277 (100g)

Density (g/cm³)

4.6 - 5 / Durchschnittlich = 4.8

5.021 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+ HNO3, Königswasser

Chem­ical Prop­er­ties and Tests

In HNO3 löslich (Grünfärbung der Lösung).

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Dufrénoy, 1856

Rel­evance, Usage

Nutzung und Weltproduktion von Ni

References

American Mineralogist, Volume 91, pages 706-–709, 2006

IMA group assignments

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

Sugakiite

Cu(Fe,Ni)8S8

2.BB.15

Geffroyite

(Cu,Fe,Ag)9(Se,S)8

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

2.BB.15

Shadlunite

(Pb,Cd)(Fe,Cu)8S8

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

2.BB.15

Godlevskite

(Ni,Fe)9S8

orthorhombisch : 222 : C222

2.BB.15

Pentlandite

(Fe,Ni)9S8

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

2.BB.15

Kharaelakhite

(Cu,Pt,Pb,Fe,Ni)9S8

orthorhombisch : mmm, mm2, 222 : Pmmm, Pmm2, P222

2.BB.15

Cobaltpentlandite

Co9S8

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

2.BB.15

Manganoshadlunite

(Mn,Pb,Cd)(Cu,Fe)8S8

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

2.BB.15

Argentopentlandite

Ag(Fe,Ni)8S8

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

2.BB.15

Ferhodsite

(Fe,Rh,Ni,Ir,Cu,Pt)9S8

2.BB.15a

Oberthürite

Rh3Ni32S32

kubisch : 43m : F43m

2.BB.15a

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

Pentlandite

(Fe,Ni)9S8

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

II/B.16-010

Cobaltpentlandite

Co9S8

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

II/B.16-020

Argentopentlandite

Ag(Fe,Ni)8S8

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

II/B.16-030

Geffroyite

(Cu,Fe,Ag)9(Se,S)8

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

II/B.16-040

Manganoshadlunite

(Mn,Pb,Cd)(Cu,Fe)8S8

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

II/B.16-050

Shadlunite

(Pb,Cd)(Fe,Cu)8S8

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

II/B.16-060

Palladseite

Pd17Se15

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

II/B.16-070

'Miassite'

Rh17S15

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

II/B.16-080

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

Pentlandite

(Fe,Ni)9S8

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

2.BB.300

Cobaltpentlandite

Co9S8

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

2.BB.305

Shadlunite

(Pb,Cd)(Fe,Cu)8S8

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

2.BB.310

Manganoshadlunite

(Mn,Pb,Cd)(Cu,Fe)8S8

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

2.BB.315

Geffroyite

(Cu,Fe,Ag)9(Se,S)8

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

2.BB.320

Argentopentlandite

Ag(Fe,Ni)8S8

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

2.BB.340

Sugakiite

Cu(Fe,Ni)8S8

2.BB.350

Samaniite

Cu2Fe5Ni2S8

tetragonal : 4/mmm

2.BB.355

Horomanite

Fe6Ni3S8

tetragonal : 4/mmm : P4/mmm

2.BB.360

Ferhodsite

(Fe,Rh,Ni,Ir,Cu,Pt)9S8

2.BB.365

Godlevskite

(Ni,Fe)9S8

orthorhombisch : 222 : C222

2.BB.370

Kharaelakhite

(Cu,Pt,Pb,Fe,Ni)9S8

orthorhombisch : mmm, mm2, 222 : Pmmm, Pmm2, P222

2.BB.380

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

Pentlandite

(Fe,Ni)9S8

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

02.07.01.01

Argentopentlandite

Ag(Fe,Ni)8S8

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

02.07.01.02

Cobaltpentlandite

Co9S8

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

02.07.01.03

Shadlunite

(Pb,Cd)(Fe,Cu)8S8

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

02.07.01.04

Geffroyite

(Cu,Fe,Ag)9(Se,S)8

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

02.07.01.06

Mackinawite

(Fe,Ni)1+xS {x = 0 - 0.07}

tetragonal : 4/mmm : P4/nmm

02.07.02.01

Yarrowite

Cu1.2S

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

02.07.03.01

Godlevskite

(Ni,Fe)9S8

orthorhombisch : 222 : C222

02.07.04.01

Kharaelakhite

(Cu,Pt,Pb,Fe,Ni)9S8

orthorhombisch : mmm, mm2, 222 : Pmmm, Pmm2, P222

02.07.05.01

Tischendorfite

Pd8Hg3Se9

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pmmn

02.07.06.01

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Pentlandita

Lithuanian

Pentlanditas

English

Pentlandite

French

Pentlandite

Russian

Пентландит

Simplified Chinese

鎳黃鐵礦

Simplified Chinese

镍黄铁矿

Alternative Name

Argentian Pentlandite

Eisennickelkies

Folgerit

Folgerita

Folgerite

Lillehammerit

Lillehammerita

Lillehammerite

Lillhammerit

Lillhammerita

Lillhammerite

Nicopyrit

Nicopyrita

Nicopyrite

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German pages

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