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Troilite

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Troilit in Eisen
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Troilit in Eisen

Größe: 6 x 5,5 mm; Fundort: Cape York Meteorit, Saviksoah Peninsula, Avanna (Nordgrönland), Grönland

Copyright: Matteo Chinellato
Contribution: Hg 2009-04-16
Locality: Cape York-Meteorit / Savissivik / Uummannaq / Qaasuitsup Kommunia / Grönland
Troilitkörner in Aegirin-Augit
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Troilitkörner in Aegirin-Augit

Bildbreite: 25 mm; Fundort: Yukspor, Khibiny, Kola, Russland

Copyright: Pavel M. Kartashov
Contribution: slugslayer 2009-06-15
Locality: Yukspor / Chibiny (Khibiny) / Kola-Halbinsel / Murmansk, Oblast / Nordwestrussland, Föderationskreis / Russland
Troilitkorn mit N-förmigem Brezinait-Aggregat
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Troilitkorn mit N-förmigem Brezinait-Aggregat

in Kamacit; Bildbreite: 8 mm; Fundort: Sikhote-Alin-Meteorit, Primorskiy Kray, Russland

Copyright: Pavel M. Kartashov
Contribution: slugslayer 2009-05-02
Locality: Sikhote-Alin-Meteorit / Sikhote-Alin-Gebirge / Primorje, Region (Primorskiy Kray) / Ferner Osten, Föderationskreis / Russland
Olivin-"Herz" mit Troilit-Strahlen in Kamacit
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Olivin-"Herz" mit Troilit-Strahlen in Kamacit

Bildbreite: 19 mm; Fundort: Seymchan-Meteorit, Magadan Oblast, Fernost, Russland

Copyright: Pavel M. Kartashov
Contribution: slugslayer 2009-06-13
Locality: Seymchan-(Seimchan-)Meteorit / Magadan Oblast / Ferner Osten, Föderationskreis / Russland
Meteorit Unter-Mässing (Schnittfläche mit großem Troilit-Einschluss)
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Meteorit Unter-Mässing (Schnittfläche mit großem Troilit-Einschluss)

Meteoritenklasse: Eisenmeteorit, IIC; Funddatum: Mai 1920; Fundort: Katzenberg am Abzweig der Straßen nach Röckenhofen und Österberg, etwa 2 km östlich von Untermässing, Greding, Bayern; Masse: TKW...

Collection: Dr. O. Sachs (Riesgeologie)
Copyright: Hannes Osterhammer
Contribution: Riesgeologie 2020-03-31
Locality: Mittelfranken, Bezirk / Bayern / Deutschland

Collectors Summary

Color graubraun, bronzebraun
Streak color bräunlichschwarz
Lustre Metallglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 3.5 - 4
Solubility +++ HCl
Crystal System hexagonal, P62c
Morphology Vorkommen nur derb oder mikrokristallin

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

FeS

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Eisen, Schwefel

Unit weight: 87.9107 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 2

Info

Empirical formula:

FeS

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Sulfur

S

36.48

1

50.00

32.0655000

32.0655000

Iron

Fe

63.52

1

50.00

55.8452000

55.8452000

Anal­y­sis wt%

Fe : 57.49, Co : 1.50, Ni : 4.30, S : 35.71 (Ref: Dana, 7th ed. 1)

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.19-010

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

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

2.CC.400

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

IMA sta­tus

Eigenständiges Mineral; Erstbeschreibung vor CNMNC-Gründung (1959)

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

graubraun, bronzebraun

Streak color

bräunlichschwarz

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

opak

Lus­tre

Metallglanz

Optical Data Luminescence

Lumi­nes­cence

keine Fluoreszenz bekannt

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

hexagonal

Class (H-M)

6m2

Space Group number

190

Space Group

P62c

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

5.968

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

11.740

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

1.967

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

120°

Z

12

Volumne (ų)

362.123

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

2.980(50),
2.655(60),
2.090(100),
1.956(30),
1.745(50),
1.468(40)

XRD chart Troilite

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

Morphol­ogy

Vorkommen nur derb oder mikrokristallin

Crystals 3D

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Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

3.5 - 4

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

250

Density (g/cm³)

4.62

4.837 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+++ HCl

Preface

Occurrences

irdisch und in Meteoriten

Asso­cia­tions

Taenit, Kamacit

Author (Name, Year)

Haidinger, 1863

Addi­tional Informa­tion

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 1 (1990), 538

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

Other languages

German

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Spanish

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English

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French

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Russian

Троилит

Simplified Chinese

陨硫铁

Traditional Chinese

隕硫鐵

Alternative Name

Meteorkies

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