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Stannite (Stannit)

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Stannit
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Stannit

Größe: 4,9 x 3,6 x 2,1 cm; Fundort: Yaogangxian mine, Chenzhou, Yizhang, Hunan, China

Copyright: Rob Lavinsky
Contribution: Hg 2008-04-28
Locality: Yaogangxian Mine / Yizhang, Kreis / Chenzhou, Präfektur / Hunan, Provinz / China
Stannit
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Stannit

Größe: 3 x 2,5 x 2,5 cm, Fundort: Itos Mine, Stadt Oruro, Provinz Cercado, Departamento Oruro, Bolivien

Copyright: Dan Weinrich
Contribution: thdun5 2013-09-04
Locality: Itos Mine / Oruro, Stadt / Cercado, Provinz / Oruro, Departamento / Bolivien
Stannin "Zinnkies"  mit wenig Galenit
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Stannin "Zinnkies" mit wenig Galenit

vom "Artigen Flöz", Zinnwald/Ost-Erzgebirge,Sachsen D; historischer Fund; Größe ca.6 x 5cm

Collection: Haubi
Copyright: Haubi
Contribution: Haubi 2017-03-27
Locality: Zinnwald-Georgenfeld / Altenberg / Sächsische Schweiz-Osterzgebirge, Landkreis / Sachsen / Deutschland
Stannin
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Stannin

Stannin mit Quarz und Chalkopyrit; Größe: 28x28x25 mm; Fundort: Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang, Präfektur Chenzhou, Provinz Hunan, China

Copyright: slugslayer
Contribution: slugslayer 2012-01-29
Locality: Yaogangxian Mine / Yizhang, Kreis / Chenzhou, Präfektur / Hunan, Provinz / China
Arsenopyrit, Stannin
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Arsenopyrit, Stannin

Größe: 38x25 mm; Fundort: Yaogangxian Mine, Yizhang, Präfektur Chenzhou, Provinz Hunan, China

Copyright: Jewels-Fine-Minerals
Contribution: slugslayer 2012-05-29
Locality: Yaogangxian Mine / Yizhang, Kreis / Chenzhou, Präfektur / Hunan, Provinz / China
Stannit XX
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Stannit XX

Größe: 3,0 x 3,3 x 1,8 cm; Fundort: San José Mine, Oruro, Bolivien

Copyright: Fabre Minerals
Contribution: slugslayer 2006-11-11
Locality: San José Mine / Oruro, Stadt / Cercado, Provinz / Oruro, Departamento / Bolivien

Collectors Summary

Color grau mit olive-grünen Farbton
Streak color schwarz
Lustre Metallglanz, wird schnell Matt
Hardness (Mohs) 4
Solubility +++ HNO3
Crystal System tetragonal, I42m
Morphology dicht, feinkristallin, selten Kristalle (teraedrische Skalenoder, häufig Zwillinge)

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Cu2FeSnS4

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Eisen, Kupfer, Zinn, Schwefel

Unit weight: 429.9105 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 8

Info

Empirical formula:

Cu2FeSnS4

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Sulfur

S

29.83

4

50.00

32.0655000

128.2620000

Iron

Fe

12.99

1

12.50

55.8452000

55.8452000

Copper

Cu

29.56

2

25.00

63.5463000

127.0926000

Tin

Sn

27.61

1

12.50

118.7107000

118.7107000

Anal­y­sis wt%

Cu : 29.38, Fe : 13.89, Sn : 27.20, S : 28.77 (Ref: Dana, 7th ed. 1)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

2.CB.15

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.
15:Stannit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

II/C.06-060

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.CB.300

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
3: Stannite-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

02.09.02.01

02: Sulfide Minerals
09: Sulfides - Including Selenides and Tellurides where Am Bn Xp, with (m+n):p=1:1
02: Stannite Group (Tetragonal: I-42m) A2BCS type

IMA sta­tus

anerkannt, pre IMA 1959, vererbt

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

IMA Classification

IMA Clas­sifica­tion

Stannite group

Optical Properties

Color

grau mit olive-grünen Farbton

Streak color

schwarz

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

opak, opak

Lus­tre

Metallglanz, wird schnell Matt

Optical Data Luminescence

Lumi­nes­cence

keine Fluoreszenz bekannt

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

tetragonal

Class (H-M)

42m

Space Group number

121

Space Group

I42m

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

5.450

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

10.723

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

1.968

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

2

Volumne (ų)

318.5

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

3.13(100),
1.914(70),
1.643(50),
1.627(40),
1.242(60),
1.109(30),
1.102(30),
0.912(40)

XRD chart Stannite

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

Morphol­ogy

dicht, feinkristallin, selten Kristalle (teraedrische Skalenoder, häufig Zwillinge)

Crystals 3D

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Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

4

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

263 (100g)

Density (g/cm³)

4.3 - 4.5 / Durchschnittlich = 4.4

4.483 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+++ HNO3

Chem­ical Prop­er­ties and Tests

schmilzt auf Kohle und wird weiß, löslich in HNO3, dabei entsteht eine blaue Lösung

Preface

Occurrences

Deutschland (Freiberg, Zinnwald); CR, Großbritanien (Cornwall); Australien (Tasmanien), Bolivien, ehem. UdSSR

Asso­cia­tions

Tetraedrit, Pyrit, Arsenopyrit, Kassiterit

Rare­ness

häufig

Name from

der Zusammensetzung (lat. stannium = Zinn)

Author (Name, Year)

Beudant, 1832

Rel­evance, Usage

gelegentlich als Sn-Erz

References

Strunz Mineralogical Tables 9. Edition.

Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 834pp.: 224-226.

Canadian Mineralogist (1978): 16: 131.

Canadian Mineralogist (1979): 17: 125.

IMA group assignments

 
A2DEX4
 
 

 
 
Cu2(Zn,Fe)GeS4
tetragonal
I42m

 
 
Cu2CdSnS4
tetragonal
I42m

 
 
Cu3SbS4
tetragonal
I42m

 
 
Cu2FeSnS4
tetragonal
I4

 
 
Ag2FeSnS4
tetragonal
I42m

 
 
Cu2(Zn,Fe)SnS4
tetragonal
I4

 
 
Cu2AgAsS4
tetragonal
I42m

 
 
Cu3SnS4
tetragonal
I42m

 
 
Cu3AsS4
tetragonal
I42m

 
 
Cu8Fe2ZnGe2S12
orthorhombisch
I222

 
 
Cu3SbSe4
tetragonal
I42m

 
 
(Cu,Ag)2(Fe,Zn)(Sn,In)S4
orthorhombisch
Pmn21

 
 
Ag2ZnSnS4
tetragonal
I42m, I4

 
 
Zn2CuGaS4
tetragonal
I42m

 
 
Cu2FeSnS4
tetragonal
I42m

 
 
Cu8(Fe,Zn)3Sn2S12
orthorhombisch
I222


 
 
Cu2(Hg,Zn)SnS4
tetragonal
I4

 
 
Cu2(Zn,Fe)(Ge,Ga)S4
tetragonal
I42m

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Estannita

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Stannite

English

Stannite

Russian

Вольфсонит

Russian

Станнин

Japanese

黄錫鉱

Simplified Chinese

黄锡矿

Simplified Chinese

黝锡矿

Alternative Name

Bell-metal ore

Bolivianite (of Pauly)

German

Kassiterolamprit

Spanish

Kassiterolamprita

Kassiterolamprite

German

Stannin

Stannine

Spanish

Stannita

Stannite (of Dana)

Tin Pyrites

Norwegian (Bokmål)

Tinnkis

German

Volfsonit

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Volfsonita

French

Volfsonite

English

Volfsonite

German

Zinnkies

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Stn

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