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Renierite

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Renierit
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Renierit

Kristallgröße: 2,3 mm, Fundort: Miniera San Giovanni, Carbonia-Iglesias, Sardinien, Italien

Copyright: Enrico Bonacina
Contribution: thdun5 2010-11-04
Locality: Miniera San Giovanni / Punta Della Torre / Iglesias / Sud Sardegna, Provinz / Sardinien (Sardegna), Region / Italien
Renierit
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Renierit

Größe: 34x24x17 mm; Fundort: Tsumeb Mine, Namibia

Copyright: Rob Lavinsky
Contribution: slugslayer 2009-12-03
Locality: Tsumeb Mine / Tsumeb / Oshikoto (Otjikoto), Region / Namibia
Renierit mit Chalkopyrit
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Renierit mit Chalkopyrit

Größe: 70x60x35 mm; Fundort: Kipushi Mine, Shaba, Kongo

Copyright: Jean-Francois Carpentier
Contribution: slugslayer 2009-12-03
Locality: Kipushi Mine / Kipushi / Ober-Katanga (Haut-Katanga), Distrikt / Katanga (Shaba), Provinz / Demokratische Republik Kongo
Renierit
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Renierit

Größe: 45x30 mm; Fundort: Kipushi, Provinz Katanga, Demokratische Republik Kongo

Copyright: Paul Bongaerts
Contribution: slugslayer 2010-01-22
Locality: Kipushi Mine / Kipushi / Ober-Katanga (Haut-Katanga), Distrikt / Katanga (Shaba), Provinz / Demokratische Republik Kongo
Renierit
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Renierit (SNr: A001963)

Derb bunt Angelaufen, BB = 28 mm, Fundort: Tsumeb Mine, Tsumeb, Otjikoto Region, Namibia

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Bebo
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2012-12-28
Locality: Tsumeb Mine / Tsumeb / Oshikoto (Otjikoto), Region / Namibia
Renierit
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Renierit

Renierit mit weiteren eingeschlossenen Phasen. Hier werden häufig Briartit und Gallit genannt. Dies ist bei diesem Stück jedoch nicht analytisch geklärt. Kipushi Mine, Katanga, DR Kongo. Stufenbrei...

Collection: Jan Hartmann
Copyright: Jan Hartmann
Contribution: Alcest 2016-10-04
Locality: Kipushi Mine / Kipushi / Ober-Katanga (Haut-Katanga), Distrikt / Katanga (Shaba), Provinz / Demokratische Republik Kongo

Collectors Summary

Color orange braun
Streak color schwärzlich grau
Hardness (Mohs) 4.75
Crystal System tetragonal, P42c

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

(Cu,Zn)11(Ge,As)2Fe4S16

Addi­tional chem. informa­tion

alle Glieder der Mischungsreihe Cu10(Zn1-xCu)Ge2-xAsxFe4S16 (x = 0-1) werden als Renierit geführt

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Arsen, Eisen, Germanium, Kupfer, Zink, Schwefel

Unit weight: 1586.983926 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 33

Info

Empirical formula:

(Cu0.75Zn0.25)11(Ge0.75As0.25)2Fe4S16

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Sulfur

S

32.33

16

48.48

32.0655000

513.0480000

Iron

Fe

14.08

4

12.12

55.8452000

223.3808000

Copper

Cu

33.03

8.25

25.00

63.5463000

524.2569750

Zinc

Zn

11.33

2.75

8.33

65.4094000

179.8758500

Germanium

Ge

6.87

1.5

4.55

72.6410000

108.9615000

Arsenic

As

2.36

0.5

1.52

74.9216020

37.4608010

Anal­y­sis wt%

Ø Cu : 41.80, Fe : 12.60, Zn : 2.20, Ge : 7.30, As : 2.30, Ga : 0.90, S : 32.30 (Ref: Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, (Monatshefte) 69)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

2.CB.35

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.
35:Hemusit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

II/C.10-010

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

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

2.CB.550

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
5: Germanite-Colusite-Mawsonite-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

02.09.04.01

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

IMA sta­tus

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

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

orange braun

Streak color

schwärzlich grau

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

opak

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

tetragonal

Class (H-M)

42m

Space Group number

112

Space Group

P42c

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

10.6226(5)

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

10.5506(8)

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.993

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

2

Volumne (ų)

1190.526

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

3.059(100),
2.657(50),
2.638(50),
1.878(80),
1.871(100),
1.600(50),
1.593(50),
1.083(80)

XRD chart Renierite

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

Crystals 3D

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Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

4.75

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

351 (25g)

Density (g/cm³)

4.38

4.427 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Vaes, 1948

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 1 (1990), 438

Bernstein, L.R. (1986) Renierite, Cu10ZnGe2Fe4S16-Cu11GeAsFe4S16: a coupled solid solution series. American Mineralogist, 71, 210-221

Bernstein, L.R., Reichel, D.G., Merlino, S. (1989): Renierite crystal structure refined from Rietveld analysis of powder neutron-diffraction data. American Mineralogist, 74, pp. 1177-1181

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German

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Spanish

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English

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French

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Russian

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Traditional Chinese

硫銅鍺礦

Simplified Chinese

硫铜锗矿

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Ren

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