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Rhodostannite

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Rhodostannit
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Rhodostannit

Bildbreite: 1,1 mm; Fundort: San José Mine, Provinz Cercado, Departamento Oruro, Bolivien

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Rhodostannit auf Andorit
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Rhodostannit auf Andorit

Bildbreite: 20 mm; Fundort: San José Mine, Provinz Cercado, Departamento Oruro, Bolivien

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Rhodostannit
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Rhodostannit

Bildbreite: 2,2 mm; Fundort: San José Mine, Provinz Cercado, Departamento Oruro, Bolivien

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Rhodostannit
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Rhodostannit (SNr: A000521)

von Rinconada, Jujuy, Argentinien; grau-metallisches Korn; BB4,1 mm;

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Peter Köhlen
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Locality: Pirquitas Ag-Sn-Lagerstätte / Rinconada Department / Jujuy, Provinz / Argentinien
Rhdodostannit (schwarz) und Potosiit (grau)
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Rhdodostannit (schwarz) und Potosiit (grau)

Oploca Vein, Pirquitas, Rinconada Departmen, Jujuy, Argentinien. 22 mm.

Collection: Doc Diether
Copyright: Doc Diether
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Locality: Oploca Mine / Pirquitas Ag-Sn-Lagerstätte / Rinconada Department / Jujuy, Provinz / Argentinien

Collectors Summary

Color rötlich, cremigbraun
Lustre Matallglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 4.25
Crystal System tetragonal, I41/a

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

(Cu,Ag)2FeSn3S8

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Eisen, Kupfer, Silber, Zinn, Schwefel

Unit weight: 817.75486 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 14

Info

Empirical formula:

(Cu0.75Ag0.25)2FeSn3S8

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Sulfur

S

31.37

8

57.14

32.0655000

256.5240000

Iron

Fe

6.83

1

7.14

55.8452000

55.8452000

Copper

Cu

11.66

1.5

10.71

63.5463000

95.3194500

Silver

Ag

6.60

0.5

3.57

107.8682200

53.9341100

Tin

Sn

43.55

3

21.43

118.7107000

356.1321000

Anal­y­sis wt%

Cu : 16.00, Fe : 6.80, Sn : 45.50, S : 31.30 (Ref: Mineralogical Magazine 68)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

2.DA.10

2: Sulfide und Sulfosalze (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide, Sulfarsenite, Sulfantimonite, Sulfbismuthite)
D: Metallsulfide mit M:S = 3:4 und 2:3
A: M:S = 3:4
10:Rhodostannit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

II/C.06-150

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

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

2.DA.400

2: SULFIDES
D: With Me/S <1/1 and >1/2
A: Me/S=3/4 Thiospinels, etc
4: Rhodostannite-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

02.10.03.01

02: Sulfide Minerals
10: Sulfides - Including Selenides and Tellurides where Am Bn Xp, with (m+n):p=3:4

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Clas­sifica­tion

Spinel supergroup  ⇒ Thiospinel Group  ⇒ Carrollite subgroup

Optical Properties

Color

rötlich, cremigbraun

Change in color

cremigbraun in reflektiertem Licht

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

opak

Lus­tre

Matallglanz

Anisotropism

ausgeprägt

Reflec­tiv­ity: (Lambda nm) ↓, ↑, Ø

(400) 29.10, 30.40, 29.75
(420) 28.70, 29.90, 29.30
(440) 28.30, 29.40, 28.85
(460) 28.20, 29.30, 28.75
(480) 28.20, 29.40, 28.80
(500) 28.30, 29.80, 29.05
(520) 28.50, 30.20, 29.35
(540) 28.80, 30.40, 29.60
(560) 28.90, 30.60, 29.75
(580) 28.90, 30.80, 29.85
(600) 28.90, 30.80, 29.85
(620) 28.90, 30.80, 29.85
(640) 28.80, 30.70, 29.75
(660) 28.80, 30.70, 29.75
(680) 28.70, 30.50, 29.60
(700) 28.60, 30.30, 29.45

Reflection chart Rhodostannite

Reflec­tiv­ity Ø

29.46

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

tetragonal

Class (H-M)

4/m

Space Group number

88

Space Group

I41/a

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

7.305

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

10.330

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

1.414

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

120°

Z

2

Volumne (ų)

551.24

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

6.09(40),
5.93(60),
3.64(10),
3.12(100),
2.58(50),
1.993(10),
1.837(20),
1.819(30)

XRD chart Rhodostannite

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)

4.25

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

243–266 (100g)

Density (g/cm³)

4.79 (berechnet)

4.926 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

Bolivien/Potosi, Departamento/Rafael Bustillo, Provinz/Vila Apacheta

Type mate­r­ial

Institut für Mineralogie und Lagerstättenlehre der RWTH Aachen

Col­lec­tion number of type mate­r­ial

12124

Par­a­ge­n­e­sis of type mate­r­ial

Stannit

Preface

Name from

dem griechischen "rhodon" für rosa und der Verwandtschaft zu Stannit

Author (Name, Year)

Springer, 1968

References

Mineralogical Magazine 36 (1968), 1045

Acta Crystallographica B35 (1979), 2195

IMA group assignments

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

Toyohaite

Ag2FeSn3S8

tetragonal : 4/m : I41/a

2.DA.10

Rhodostannite

(Cu,Ag)2FeSn3S8

tetragonal : 4/m : I41/a

2.DA.10

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

Luzonite

Cu3AsS4

tetragonal : 42m : I42m

II/C.06-010

Famatinite

Cu3SbS4

tetragonal : 42m : I42m

II/C.06-020

Permingeatite

Cu3SbSe4

tetragonal : 42m : I42m

II/C.06-030

Briartite

Cu2(Zn,Fe)GeS4

tetragonal : 42m : I42m

II/C.06-040

Barquillite

Cu2(Cd,Fe)GeS4

tetragonal : 42m : I42m

II/C.06-045

Kuramite

Cu3SnS4

tetragonal : 42m : I42m

II/C.06-050

Stannite

Cu2FeSnS4

tetragonal : 42m : I42m

II/C.06-060

Ferrokësterite

Cu2FeSnS4

tetragonal : 4 : I4

II/C.06-070

Kësterite

Cu2(Zn,Fe)SnS4

tetragonal : 4 : I4

II/C.06-080

Černýite

Cu2CdSnS4

tetragonal : 42m : I42m

II/C.06-090

Velikite

Cu2(Hg,Zn)SnS4

tetragonal : 4 : I4

II/C.06-100

Hocartite

Ag2FeSnS4

tetragonal : 42m : I42m

II/C.06-110

Pirquitasite

Ag2ZnSnS4

tetragonal : 42m, 4 : I42m, I4

II/C.06-120

Richardsite

Zn2CuGaS4

tetragonal : 42m : I42m

II/C.06-125

Sakuraiite

(Cu,Zn,Fe)3(In,Sn)S4

II/C.06-130

Petrukite

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

orthorhombisch : mm2 : Pmn21

II/C.06-140

Rhodostannite

(Cu,Ag)2FeSn3S8

tetragonal : 4/m : I41/a

II/C.06-150

Toyohaite

Ag2FeSn3S8

tetragonal : 4/m : I41/a

II/C.06-160

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

Rhodostannite

(Cu,Ag)2FeSn3S8

tetragonal : 4/m : I41/a

2.DA.400

Toyohaite

Ag2FeSn3S8

tetragonal : 4/m : I41/a

2.DA.440

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

Linnaeite

Co2+Co3+2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.01

Carrollite

Cu(Co,Ni)2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.02

Fletcherite

Cu(Ni,Co)2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.03

Tyrrellite

(Cu,Co,Ni)3Se4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.04

Bornhardtite

Co2+Co3+2Se4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.05

Siegenite

(Ni,Co)3S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.06

Polydymite

NiNi2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.07

Violarite

Fe2+Ni3+2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.08

Trüstedtite

Ni3Se4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.09

Greigite

Fe2+Fe3+2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.10

Daubréelite

Fe2+Cr2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.11

Indite

Fe2+In2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.12

Kalininite

ZnCr2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.13

Florensovite

Cu(Cr1.5Sb0.5)S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.14

Cuproiridsite

CuIr2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.15

Cuprorhodsite

CuRh2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.16

Malanite

Cu(Pt,Ir)2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.17

Ferrorhodsite

(Fe,Cu)(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.18

Cadmoindite

CdIn2S4

kubisch : m3m : Fd3m

02.10.01.19

Wilkmanite

Ni3Se4

monoklin : 2/m : I2/m

02.10.02.01

Brezinaite

Cr3S4

monoklin : 2/m : I2/m

02.10.02.02

Heideite

(Fe,Cr)1.15(Ti,Fe)2S4

monoklin : 2/m : I2/m

02.10.02.03

Rhodostannite

(Cu,Ag)2FeSn3S8

tetragonal : 4/m : I41/a

02.10.03.01

Toyohaite

Ag2FeSn3S8

tetragonal : 4/m : I41/a

02.10.03.02

Konderite

PbCu3Rh8S16

hexagonal : 6/m, 6, 6/mmm, 622, 6m2 : P6/m, P6, P6/mmm, P622, P6m2

02.10.04.01

Inaglyite

PbCu3Ir8S16

hexagonal : 173, 168, 191, 147, 187 : P63, P6, P6/mmm, P622, P6m2

02.10.04.02

Tarkianite

(Cu,Fe)(Re,Mo)4S8

kubisch : 43m : F43m

02.10.05.01

Alternative Name

Rhodostannita

Italian

Rodostannita

IMA Number

IMA 1968-018

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