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Spionkopite

Collectors Summary

Color schwarz, blau
Lustre Metallglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 2.5
Cleavages {0001}
Crystal System trigonal, P3m1, P321, P3m1

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Cu39S28

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Kupfer, Schwefel

Unit weight: 3376.1397 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 67

Info

Empirical formula:

Cu39S28

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Sulfur

S

26.59

28

41.79

32.0655000

897.8340000

Copper

Cu

73.41

39

58.21

63.5463000

2,478.3057000

Anal­y­sis wt%

Cu : 73.43, S : 26.57 (Ref: berechnet)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

2.CA.05

2: Sulfide und Sulfosalze (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide, Sulfarsenite, Sulfantimonite, Sulfbismuthite)
C: Metallsulfide, M : S = 1 : 1 (und ähnliche)
A: mit Kupfer (Cu]
05:Covellin-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

II/B.01-070

II: SULFIDE UND SULFOSALZE (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide)
B: Sulfide, Selenide und Telluride mit Verhältnis Metall : S,Se,Te > 1:1
1: Kupfersulfide

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

2.CA.100

2: SULFIDES
C: Sulfides (etc) with Me/S=1/1
A: With Cu Coordination Number ~[3] and ~[4], Layers
1: Covellite-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

02.04.07.07

02: Sulfide Minerals
04: Sulfides - Including Selenides and Tellurides where Am Bn Xp, with (m+n):p=2:1
07: Chalcocite Group ([Cu]2-x S] formulae)

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

schwarz, blau

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

opak

Lus­tre

Metallglanz

Pleochro­ism

blau zu blassblau

Anisotropism

orange

Reflec­tiv­ity: (Lambda nm) ↓, ↑, Ø

(400) 26.1, 33.4, 29.75
(420) 25.8, 32.9, 29.35
(440) 25.1, 32.3, 28.70
(460) 24.2, 31.4, 27.80
(480) 23.0, 30.5, 26.75
(500) 21.8, 29.5, 25.65
(520) 20.5, 28.5, 24.50
(540) 19.0, 27.4, 23.20
(560) 17.6, 26.4, 22.00
(580) 16.3, 25.4, 20.85
(600) 14.9, 24.4, 19.65
(620) 13.6, 23.8, 18.70
(640) 12.4, 23.8, 18.10
(660) 11.2, 24.3, 17.75
(680) 10.0, 24.6, 17.30
(700) 9.06, 24.3, 16.68

Reflection chart Spionkopite

Reflec­tiv­ity Ø

22.92

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

trigonal

Class (H-M)

3m, 32, 3m

Space Group number

164, 150, 156

Space Group

P3m1, P321, P3m1

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

22.962

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

41.429

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

1.804

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Z

18

Volumne (ų)

18917.098

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

3.681(20),
3.076(80),
2.849(20),
2.777(30),
2.517(20),
2.297(20),
1.910(100),
1.820(30)

XRD chart Spionkopite

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

Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

2.5

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

63 - 93, Ø 78 (15g), 120 - 162, Ø 141 (10g)

Density (g/cm³)

5.13

5.334 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Cleav­ages

{0001}

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

Kanada/Alberta/Yarrow Creek-Spionkop Creek Lagerstätte/Spionkop Creek

Type mate­r­ial

Canadian Geological Survey, Ottawa, Kanada

Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Kanada

Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C., USA

Col­lec­tion number of type mate­r­ial

122290 (Harvard); 149430, 149431 (Washington)

Preface

Name from

Der Typ-Lokation Spionkop Creek

Author (Name, Year)

Goble, 1980

References

Canadian Mineralogist 18 (1980), 511

J.Grace, and W.E. Cameron (1977) Blaubleibender covellite and its relationship to normal covellte: Contrib. Mneral. Petrol. 60, 209-217

Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie Monatshefte (1981), 489

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

Covellite

CuS

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

2.CA.05

Yarrowite

Cu1.2S

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

2.CA.05

Spionkopite

Cu39S28

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

2.CA.05

Klockmannite

Cu5.2Se6

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

2.CA.05

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

Chalcocite

Cu2S

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

II/B.01-010

Djurleite

Cu31S16

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

II/B.01-020

Digenite

Cu1.8S

trigonal : 3m : R3m

II/B.01-030

Roxbyite

Cu58S32

triklin : 1 : P1

II/B.01-040

Anilite

Cu7S4

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnma

II/B.01-050

Geerite

Cu8S5

trigonal : 32, 3m, 3m : R32, R3m, R3m

II/B.01-060

Spionkopite

Cu39S28

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

II/B.01-070

Yarrowite

Cu1.2S

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

II/B.01-080

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

Spionkopite

Cu39S28

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

2.CA.100

Yarrowite

Cu1.2S

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

2.CA.120

Covellite

CuS

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

2.CA.150

Klockmannite

Cu5.2Se6

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

2.CA.160

Idaite

Cu3FeS4

tetragonal : 42m : I42m

2.CA.180

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

Acanthite

Ag2S

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

02.04.01.01

Naumannite

Ag2Se

orthorhombisch : 222 : P212121

02.04.01.02

Aguilarite

Ag4SeS

02.04.01.03

Hessite

Ag2Te

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

02.04.02.01

Cervelleite

Ag4TeS

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

02.04.02.02

Uytenbogaardtite

Ag3AuS2

trigonal : 3m : R3c

02.04.03.01

Fischesserite

Ag3AuSe2

kubisch : 432 : I4132

02.04.03.02

Petzite

Ag3AuTe2

kubisch : 432 : I4132

02.04.03.03

Jalpaite

Ag3CuS2

tetragonal : 4/mmm : I41/amd

02.04.04.01

Selenojalpaite

Ag3CuSe2

tetragonal : 4/mmm : I41/amd

02.04.04.02

Mckinstryite

Ag5Cu3S4

orthorhombisch : mmm, mm2 : Pnma

02.04.05.01

Stromeyerite

AgCuS

orthorhombisch : mm2 : Cmc21

02.04.06.01

Eucairite

CuAgSe

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pmmn

02.04.06.02

Chalcocite

Cu2S

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

02.04.07.01

Djurleite

Cu31S16

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

02.04.07.02

Digenite

Cu1.8S

trigonal : 3m : R3m

02.04.07.03

Roxbyite

Cu58S32

triklin : 1 : P1

02.04.07.04

Anilite

Cu7S4

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnma

02.04.07.05

Geerite

Cu8S5

trigonal : 32, 3m, 3m : R32, R3m, R3m

02.04.07.06

Spionkopite

Cu39S28

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

02.04.07.07

Weissite

Cu2-xTe {x ≈ 0.21}

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P6/mmm

02.04.08.01

Bellidoite

Cu2Se

tetragonal : 4/m, : P42/n,

02.04.09.01

Names

Simplified Chinese

斯硫铜矿

Simplified Chinese

高硫铜矿

Other languages

German

Spionkopit

Spanish

Spionkopita

French

Spionkopite

English

Spionkopite

Russian

Спионкопит

Japanese

スピオンコパイト

Alternative Name

German

Blaubleibender Covellit (Spionkopite)

Catalog of Type Mineral Specmens - Das Mineral Spionkopit und Yarrowit wurden früher als "blaubleibender Covellit" bezeichnet - (Moh, 1971)

English

Blaubleibender Covellite (Spionkopite)

Catalog of Type Mineral Specmens - The minerals spionkopite and yarrowite were previously called "blaubleibender covellite" - (Moh, 1971)

IMA Number

IMA 1978-023

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