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Roquesite

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Roquesit
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Roquesit

Roquesit ohne erkennbare Kristallausbildung; Bildbreite 15 mm; Fundort: Charrier, La-Mayet-de-Montagne, Allier, Auvergne, Frankreich

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Roquesit
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Roquesit

Kristallgröße: ca. 0,5 mm; Fundort: Langban, Värmland, Schweden

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Roquesit mit Stannoidit, Cassiterit, Wismut und Chalkopyrit etc.
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Roquesit mit Stannoidit, Cassiterit, Wismut und Chalkopyrit etc. (SNr: Erz-Roqu-2-1-19)

Erzanschliff mit Roquesit, Stannoidit, Cassiterit, Wismut und Chalkopyrit etc. aus Pravourmiyskoe in Russland. Analysiert von Prof. N. Rudashevsky, Petersburg.

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Locality: Pravourmiyskoe / Boureinsky Massiv / Malyi-Khingan-Gebirge / Chabarowsk, Region / Ferner Osten, Föderationskreis / Russland

Collectors Summary

Color grau mit einem leichtbläulichen Farbton
Hardness (Mohs) 4.25
Solubility +++ HNO3
Crystal System tetragonal, I42d

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

CuInS2

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Indium, Kupfer, Schwefel

Unit weight: 242.4956 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 4

Info

Empirical formula:

CuInS2

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Sulfur

S

26.45

2

50.00

32.0655000

64.1310000

Copper

Cu

26.21

1

25.00

63.5463000

63.5463000

Indium

In

47.35

1

25.00

114.8183000

114.8183000

Anal­y­sis wt%

Cu : 26.80, In : 47.80, S : 27.30 (Ref: Bulletin de Mineralogie 63)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

2.CB.10

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.
10:Chalkopyrit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

II/C.03-040

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

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

2.CB.250

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
2: Chalcopyrite-Group

Hey's Chem­ical Index of Min­er­als

03.05.19

03: Sulphides, Selenides, Tellurides, Arsenides and Bismuthides (except the arsenides, antimonides and bismuthides of Cu, Ag and Au, which are included in Section 1)
05: Sulphides etc. of Hg and Tl

Dana 8th edi­tion

02.09.01.04

02: Sulfide Minerals
09: Sulfides - Including Selenides and Tellurides where Am Bn Xp, with (m+n):p=1:1
01: Chalcopyrite Group (Tetragonal: I-42d)

IMA sta­tus

anerkannt

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Clas­sifica­tion

Chalcopyrite group

Optical Properties

Color

grau mit einem leichtbläulichen Farbton

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

opak

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

tetragonal

Class (H-M)

42m

Space Group number

122

Space Group

I42d

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

5.520

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

11.122

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

2.015

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

4

Volumne (ų)

338.892

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

4.94(30),
3.19(100),
2.76(60),
2.40(10),
1.915(90),
1.66(80),
1.268(20),
1.127(10)

XRD chart Roquesite

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

Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

4.25

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

241 (100g)

Density (g/cm³)

4.80 (berechnet)

4.753 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+++ HNO3

Preface

Name from

Maurice Roques, Professor der Geologie

Author (Name, Year)

Picot & Pierrot, 1963

References

American Mineralogist (1969): 54: 1212.

Picot, P. and Pierrot, R. (1963) La roquesite, premier minéral d'indium: CuInS2. Bulletin de la Société française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie: 86: 7-14.

American Mineralogist (1963): 48: 1178.

Strunz Mineralogical Tables 9. Auflage

IMA group assignments

Other languages

German

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Spanish

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French

Roquesite

English

Roquesite

Russian

Рокезит

CNMNC (IMA)-Number

IMA 1962-001

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Ro

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