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Smythite

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Smythit
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Smythit

Größe: 2,74 mm, Fundort: Artana-Steinbruch, Carrara, Massa-Carrara Provinz, Toskana, Italien

Copyright: Matteo Chinellato
Contribution: Hg 2011-12-21
Locality: Artana / Carrara / Massa-Carrara, Provinz / Toskana (Toscana) / Italien
Smythit
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Smythit

Bildbreite: 1 mm; Fundort Grube Lengenbach, Binntal, Wallis, Schweiz

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: Hg 2006-11-30
Locality: Grube Lengenbach / Fäld (Imfeld, Im Feld) / Binn / Goms, Bezirk / Wallis, Kanton / Schweiz
Smythit xx in Calcit-Kristall
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Smythit xx in Calcit-Kristall

Größe: 2.0 x 1.8 x 1.5 cm; Fundort: Bloomington Crushed Stone Co. Quarry, Bloomington, Monroe Co., Indiana, USA

Copyright: Jean-Francois Carpentier
Contribution: slugslayer 2008-07-14
Locality: Bloomington Crushed Stone Co. Quarry / Bloomington / Monroe Co. / Indiana / USA
Smythit
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Smythit

Sehr gute Kristalle des Eisen-Nickel-Sulfids neben Calcit. Schacht Svornost, Jáchymov. Bildbreite: 1,8 mm. Der Maßstab ist etwas verunglückt.

Collection: Jan Hartmann
Copyright: Jan Hartmann
Contribution: Alcest 2017-03-16
Locality: Einigkeit (Svornost) / St. Joachimsthal (Jáchymov) / Karlsbad (Karlovy Vary), Bezirk / Karlsbad, Region (Karlovarsky kraj) / Tschechien
Smythit
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Smythit

Sehr gute Kristalle des Eisen-Nickel-Sulfids neben Calcit. Schacht Svornost, Jáchymov. Maßstab im Bild.

Collection: Jan Hartmann
Copyright: Jan Hartmann
Contribution: Alcest 2017-03-16
Locality: Einigkeit (Svornost) / St. Joachimsthal (Jáchymov) / Karlsbad (Karlovy Vary), Bezirk / Karlsbad, Region (Karlovarsky kraj) / Tschechien
Smythit in Phlogopit
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Smythit in Phlogopit (SNr: Binn-Tu-Smyt-3-1-1)

Smythit in orientierter Verwachsung mit Phlogopit aus dem westlichen weißen Dolomit am Turtschi, Giessen, Binntal, Wallis, Schweiz Bildbreite etwa 4 mm.

Collection: Klaus Schäfer
Copyright: Klaus Schäfer
Contribution: Klaus Schäfer 2017-05-15
Locality: Turtschi / Giessen / Binn / Goms, Bezirk / Wallis, Kanton / Schweiz

Collectors Summary

Color braun bis schwarz, bronzefarben
Streak color dark grau
Lustre metallisch
Hardness (Mohs) 5
Cleavages vollkommen {0001}
Solubility ++ HCl, HNO3, KOH, + H2SO4
Crystal System trigonal, R3m

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

(Fe,Ni)3+xS4 {x≈0-0.3}

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Eisen, Nickel, Schwefel

Unit weight: 309.245216 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 7.2

Info

Empirical formula:

(Fe0.75Ni0.25)3.2S4

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Sulfur

S

41.48

4

55.56

32.0655000

128.2620000

Iron

Fe

43.34

2.4

33.33

55.8452000

134.0284800

Nickel

Ni

15.18

0.8

11.11

58.6934200

46.9547360

Anal­y­sis wt%

Ø Fe : 56.98, Ni : 1.04, S : 40.92 (Ref: American Mineralogist 72)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

2.CC.10

2: Sulfide und Sulfosalze (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide, Sulfarsenite, Sulfantimonite, Sulfbismuthite)
C: Metallsulfide, M : S = 1 : 1 (und ähnliche)
C: mit Nickel (Ni), Eisen (Fe), Cobalt (Co), usw.
10:Pyrrhotin-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

II/C.19-050

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

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

2.CC.420

2: SULFIDES
C: Sulfides (etc) with Me/S=1/1
C: With Pd,Pt, etc. - Coordination Number ~[4], Planar
4: Pyrrhotite-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

02.08.10.02

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

IMA sta­tus

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

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

braun bis schwarz, bronzefarben

Streak color

dark grau

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

opak

Lus­tre

metallisch

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

trigonal

Class (H-M)

3m

Space Group number

166

Space Group

R3m

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

3.465

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

34.34

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

9.911

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Z

3

Volumne (ų)

357.057

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

11.5(60),
3.00(60),
2.56(60),
2.26(60),
1.979(70),
1.897(80),
1.732(100),
1.427(60)

XRD chart Smythite

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)

5

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

388 (50g)

Density (g/cm³)

4.32

4.314 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Cleav­ages

vollkommen {0001}

Tenac­ity

spröde

Radioac­tiv­ity

nicht nachweisbar

Insta­bil­ity

++ HCl, HNO3, KOH, + H2SO4

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Erd & Evans & Richter, 1957

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 1 (1990), 482

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

Smythite

(Fe,Ni)3+xS4 {x≈0-0.3}

trigonal : 3m : R3m

2.CC.10

Troilite

FeS

hexagonal : 6m2 : P62c

2.CC.10

Pyrrhotite

Fe1-xS

2.CC.10

Eliopoulosite

V7S8

trigonal : 32 : P3221

2.CC.10

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

Troilite

FeS

hexagonal : 6m2 : P62c

II/C.19-010

Pyrrhotite

Fe1-xS

II/C.19-020

'Jaipurite'

CoS

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

II/C.19-025

Westerveldite

(Fe,Ni,Co)As

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pmcn

II/C.19-030

Modderite

(Co,Fe)As

orthorhombisch : mmm, mm2 : Pmcn, Pna21

II/C.19-040

Smythite

(Fe,Ni)3+xS4 {x≈0-0.3}

trigonal : 3m : R3m

II/C.19-050

Achávalite

FeSe

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

II/C.19-060

Heideite

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

monoklin : 2/m : I2/m

II/C.19-070

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

Troilite

FeS

hexagonal : 6m2 : P62c

2.CC.400

Murchisite

Cr5S6

trigonal : 3m : P31c

2.CC.410

Smythite

(Fe,Ni)3+xS4 {x≈0-0.3}

trigonal : 3m : R3m

2.CC.420

Pyrrhotite

Fe1-xS

2.CC.450

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

Smythite

(Fe,Ni)3+xS4 {x≈0-0.3}

trigonal : 3m : R3m

02.08.10.02

Nickeline

NiAs

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

02.08.11.01

Breithauptite

NiSb

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

02.08.11.02

Sederholmite

NiSe

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

02.08.11.03

Sudburyite

(Pd,Ni)Sb

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

02.08.11.05

Kotulskite

Pd(Te,Bi)2-x {x ≈ 0.4}

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

02.08.11.06

Sobolevskite

PdBi

02.08.11.07

Stumpflite

Pt(Sb,Bi)

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

02.08.11.08

Langisite

(Co,Ni)As

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

02.08.11.09

Freboldite

CoSe

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

02.08.11.10

Sorosite

Cu1+x(Sn,Sb)

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

02.08.11.11

Covellite

CuS

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

02.08.12.01

Klockmannite

Cu5.2Se6

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

02.08.12.02

Vulcanite

CuTe

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pmnm

02.08.13.01

Cinnabar

HgS

trigonal : 32, 32 : P3121, P3221

02.08.14.01

Millerite

NiS

trigonal : 3m : R3m

02.08.16.01

Mäkinenite

gamma-NiSe

trigonal : 3m : R3m

02.08.16.02

Ruthenarsenite

(Ru,Ni)As

02.08.17.01

Cherepanovite

RhAs

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnma

02.08.17.02

Modderite

(Co,Fe)As

orthorhombisch : mmm, mm2 : Pmcn, Pna21

02.08.18.01

Westerveldite

(Fe,Ni,Co)As

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pmcn

02.08.19.01

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Смизит

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菱硫铁矿

Japanese

スマイス石

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