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Sternbergite

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Sternbergit
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Sternbergit

Jachymov, Grube Svornost, BB 0,75mm, ZS 12 Ebenen, Lomo 8x0,2 160/-

Collection: Josef 84,55
Copyright: Josef 84,55
Contribution: Josef 84,55 2011-06-23
Locality: Einigkeit (Svornost) / St. Joachimsthal (Jáchymov) / Karlsbad (Karlovy Vary), Bezirk / Karlsbad (Karlovarsky kraj) / Tschechien
Sternbergit
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Sternbergit (SNr: A031013)

Tafelige blauschwarze Kristalle, in einer Analyse wurden Fe, Ag,S, und As (in Spuren) gefunden, Bb = 1 mm; Fundort: Schacht 139 (Abrahamhalde), Marienberg-Lauta, Erzgebirge, Sachsen, Deutschland.

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Hannes Osterhammer
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2016-08-26
Locality: Schacht 139 (Abrahamhalde) / Lauta / Marienberg / Marienberg, Revier / Erzgebirgskreis / Sachsen / Deutschland
Sternbergit
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Sternbergit

Bildbreite: 4 mm; Fundort: Schacht 366, Schlema, Erzgebirge, Sachsen, Deutschland

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: Hg 2009-04-03
Locality: Schacht 366 / Schlema-Alberoda-Hartenstein / Erzgebirgskreis / Sachsen / Deutschland
Sternbergit
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Sternbergit

Bildbreite: 4 mm; Fundort: Schacht 366, Schlema, Erzgebirge, Sachsen, Deutschland

Copyright: Stephan Wolfsried
Contribution: Hg 2009-04-03
Locality: Schacht 366 / Schlema-Alberoda-Hartenstein / Erzgebirgskreis / Sachsen / Deutschland
Sternbergit
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Sternbergit (SNr: A009173)

FO: Grube Vater Abraham, Marienberg-Lauta, Erzgebirge, Sachsen, Deutschland; goldfarbene bis braune hexagonale Täfelchen; BB: 1,5 mm

Collection: Lithothek der Münchener Micromounter
Copyright: Mabu
Contribution: Münchener Micromounter 2008-10-12
Locality: Schacht 152 (Grube Vater Abraham) / Lauta / Marienberg / Marienberg, Revier / Erzgebirgskreis / Sachsen / Deutschland
Sternbergit
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Sternbergit

Rötliche tafelige Kristalle bis 3,5 mm mit natürlichem Silber; Pachuca, Municipalidad Pachuca, Hidalgo, Mexico.

Copyright: Peter Haas
Contribution: Collector 2009-03-08
Locality: Pachuca de Soto (Pachuca) / Pachuca, Municipio / Hidalgo / Mexiko

Collectors Summary

Color hellbraun
Streak color schwarz
Hardness (Mohs) 2.25
Solubility +++ Königswasser
Crystal System orthorhombisch, Ccmb

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

AgFe2S3

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Eisen, Silber, Schwefel

Unit weight: 315.75512 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 6

Info

Empirical formula:

AgFe2S3

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Sulfur

S

30.47

3

50.00

32.0655000

96.1965000

Iron

Fe

35.37

2

33.33

55.8452000

111.6904000

Silver

Ag

34.16

1

16.67

107.8682200

107.8682200

Anal­y­sis wt%

Ag : 34.18, Fe : 35.39, S : 30.44 (Ref: berechnet)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

2.CB.65

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.
65:Sternbergit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

II/C.14-030

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

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

2.CB.830

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
8: Cubanite-Argentopyrite-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

02.09.12.01

02: Sulfide Minerals
09: 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

hellbraun

Streak color

schwarz

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

opak

Optical Data Luminescence

Lumi­nes­cence

keine Fluoreszenz bekannt

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

orthorhombisch

Class (H-M)

mmm

Space Group number

64

Space Group

Ccmb

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

6.645

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

11.546

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

12.744

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.576

Cell param­e­ters c/b

1.104

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

8

Volumne (ų)

977.76

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

4.26(100),
3.26(50),
2.80(50),
2.64(20),
1.949(20),
1.899(20),
1.79(30),
1.66(20)

XRD chart Sternbergite

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)

2.25

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

38 (50g)

Density (g/cm³)

4.22

4.29 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+++ Königswasser

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Haidinger, 1827

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 1 (1990), 494

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

Sternbergite

AgFe2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Ccmb

2.CB.65

Argentopyrite

AgFe2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pmmn

2.CB.65

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

Enargite

Cu3AsS4

orthorhombisch : mm2 : Pmn21

II/C.14-010

'Stibioenargite'

Cu3(Sb,As)S4

II/C.14-015

Cubanite

CuFe2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pcmn

II/C.14-020

Sternbergite

AgFe2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Ccmb

II/C.14-030

Argentopyrite

AgFe2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pmmn

II/C.14-040

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

Cubanite

CuFe2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pcmn

2.CB.800

Argentopyrite

AgFe2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pmmn

2.CB.810

Sternbergite

AgFe2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Ccmb

2.CB.830

Mohite

Cu2SnS3

monoklin : m : Cc

2.CB.840

Isocubanite

CuFe2S3

kubisch : 43m : P43m

2.CB.850

Crerarite

(Pt,Pb)Bi3(S,Se)4-x

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

2.CB.860

Raguinite

TlFeS2

monoklin : 2/m : C2/m

2.CB.870

Picotpaulite

TlFe2S3

orthorhombisch : 222, mm2, mmm : C222, Cmm2, Amm2, Cmmm

2.CB.880

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

Teallite

PbSnS2

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pbnm

02.09.10.01

Rasvumite

KFe2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Cmcm

02.09.11.01

Pautovite

CsFe2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Cmcm

02.09.11.02

Sternbergite

AgFe2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Ccmb

02.09.12.01

Picotpaulite

TlFe2S3

orthorhombisch : 222, mm2, mmm : C222, Cmm2, Amm2, Cmmm

02.09.12.02

Cubanite

CuFe2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pcmn

02.09.13.01

Argentopyrite

AgFe2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pmmn

02.09.13.02

Isocubanite

CuFe2S3

kubisch : 43m : P43m

02.09.13.03

Catamarcaite

Cu6GeWS8

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

02.09.14.02

Nukundamite

(Cu,Fe)4S4

trigonal : 3m : P3m1

02.09.15.01

Mohite

Cu2SnS3

monoklin : m : Cc

02.09.16.01

Caswellsilverite

NaCrS2

trigonal : 3m : R3m

02.09.17.01

Schöllhornite

Na0.3CrS2·H2O

02.09.17.02

Cronusite

Ca0.2CrS2·H2O

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

02.09.17.03

Petrukite

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

orthorhombisch : mm2 : Pmn21

02.09.18.01

Bartonite

K6Fe20S26S

tetragonal : 4/mmm : I4/mmm

02.09.19.01

Chlorbartonite

K6Fe24S26(Cl,S)

tetragonal : 4/mmm : I4/mmm

02.09.19.02

Alternative Name

French

Argent sulfuré flexible

French

Argent sulfuré flexible

Argent sulfuré flexible

Argyropyrrhotit

Argyropyrrhotita

Argyropyrrhotite

Norwegian (Bokmål)

Sølvkis

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Srn

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