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Valleriite

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Valleriit
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Valleriit

Größe: 53x36 mm; Fundort: War Eagle Mine, Whitehorse, Yukon, Kanada

Copyright: John Sobolewski
Contribution: slugslayer 2010-06-26
Locality: War Eagle Mine / Whitehorse Copper Belt / Whitehorse Mining District / Yukon-Territorium / Kanada
brauner, streifiger Valleriit mit blau-lila Bornit
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brauner, streifiger Valleriit mit blau-lila Bornit

Größe: 36x19 mm; Fundort: War Eagle Mine, Whitehorse, Yukon, Kanada

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Contribution: slugslayer 2008-01-18
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Valleriit
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Valleriit

Größe: 29 x 10 mm; Fundort: War Eagle Mine, Whitehorse, Yukon, Kanada

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Locality: War Eagle Mine / Whitehorse Copper Belt / Whitehorse Mining District / Yukon-Territorium / Kanada
Valleriit
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Valleriit

Größe: 64x47x42 mm; Fundort: Little Chief Mine, Whitehorse, Yukon, Kanada

Copyright: Jean-Francois Carpentier
Contribution: slugslayer 2009-12-17
Locality: Little Chief Mine / Whitehorse Copper Belt / Whitehorse Mining District / Yukon-Territorium / Kanada
Valleriit
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Valleriit (SNr: 02.345)

Größe: 47x26x25 mm; Fundort: Little Chief Mine, Whitehorse, Yukon, Kanada

Collection: thdun5
Copyright: slugslayer
Contribution: slugslayer 2013-01-30
Locality: Little Chief Mine / Whitehorse Copper Belt / Whitehorse Mining District / Yukon-Territorium / Kanada
Manganoshadlunit mit Hibbingit, Mooihoekit, Cubanit, Pentlandit, Mackinawit, Valleriit etc.
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Manganoshadlunit mit Hibbingit, Mooihoekit, Cubanit, Pentlandit, Mackinawit, Valleriit etc. (SNr: Erz-MnSh-2-1-21)

Erzanschliff mit Manganoshadlunit, Hibbingit, Mooihoekit, Cubanit, Pentlandit, Mackinawit, Valleriit etc. aus Talnakh, Sibirien. Analysiert von Prof. N. Rudashevsky, Petersburg

Collection: Klaus Schäfer
Copyright: Klaus Schäfer
Contribution: Klaus Schäfer 2020-01-25
Locality: Talnakh / Noril'sk / Putoran-Plateau / Taimyrhalbinsel (Tajmyr) / Krasnojarsk, Region (Krasnojarski krai) / Sibirien, Föderationskreis / Russland

Collectors Summary

Color bronzefarben, grau
Hardness (Mohs) 1 - 1.5
Solubility ++ Säuren
Crystal System trigonal, R3m

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

2[(Fe,Cu)S]·1.53[(Mg,Al)(OH)2]

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Aluminium, Eisen, Kupfer, Magnesium, Sauerstoff, Schwefel, Wasserstoff

Unit weight: 269.9250183315 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 11.65

Info

Empirical formula:

2[(Fe0.75Cu0.25)S]·1.53[(Mg0.75Al0.25)(OH)2]

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Hydrogen

H

1.14

3.06

26.27

1.0079470

3.0843178

Oxygen

O

18.14

3.06

26.27

15.9994300

48.9582558

Magnesium

Mg

10.33

1.15

9.85

24.3050600

27.8900564

Aluminium

Al

3.82

0.38

3.28

26.9815382

10.3204384

Sulfur

S

23.76

2

17.17

32.0655000

64.1310000

Iron

Fe

31.03

1.5

12.88

55.8452000

83.7678000

Copper

Cu

11.77

0.5

4.29

63.5463000

31.7731500

Anal­y­sis wt%

Cu : 19.80, Fe : 20.00, S : 21.60, Al2O3 : 8.50, MgO : 16.00, CaO : 1.30, H2O : 10.80 (Ref: USGS 63)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

2.FD.30

2: Sulfide und Sulfosalze (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide, Sulfarsenite, Sulfantimonite, Sulfbismuthite)
F: Sulfide, Arsenide, Alkaide; Sulfide mit Halogeniden, Oxiden, Hydroxiden (H2O)
D: mit O, OH, H2O
30:Valleriit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

II/C.23-020

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

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

2.KC.200

2: SULFIDES
K: Nonmetallic Sulfides, HalideSulfides, etc.
C: With O,OH,H2O
2: With Hydroxide

Dana 8th edi­tion

02.14.01.01

02: Sulfide Minerals
14: Sulfides - Including Selenides and Tellurides (Hydroxyl or Hydrated)

IMA sta­tus

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

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

bronzefarben, grau

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

opak

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

trigonal

Class (H-M)

3m

Space Group number

166

Space Group

R3m

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

3.79

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

34.10

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

8.997

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Z

3

Volumne (ų)

424.193

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

11.37(100),
5.701(100),
3.800(50),
3.258(80),
3.143(60),
2.848(50),
1.892(70),
1.868(70)

XRD chart Valleriite

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)

1 - 1.5

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

58 (20g)!

Density (g/cm³)

3.09 - 3.14 / Durchschnittlich = 3.11

3.17 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

++ Säuren

Preface

Gen­er­a­tion con­di­tions

Wahrscheinlich Umwandlungsprodukt von Chalkopyrit und anderen Kupfer-Erzen, auch von Pentlandit; stets feinstkörnig, meist auf Klüftchen und als Anflug.

Author (Name, Year)

Blomstrand, 1870

References

Handbook of Mineralogy (Anthony et al.), 1 (1990), 555

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

Kaskasite

(Mo,Nb)S2·(Mg1–xAlx)(OH)2+x

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

2.FD.30

Haapalaite

2[(Fe,Ni)S]·1.61[(Mg,Fe)(OH)2]

2.FD.30

Valleriite

2[(Fe,Cu)S]·1.53[(Mg,Al)(OH)2]

trigonal : 3m : R3m

2.FD.30

Yushkinite

[(Mg0.60Al0.30V0.10)Σ1.0(OH)2][V0.875S2]

trigonal : 3m : P3m1

2.FD.30

Ekplexite

(Nb,Mo,W)S2·(Mg1-xAlx)(OH)2+x

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

2.FD.30

Ferrovalleriite

(Fe,Cu)2S2·1.5Fe(OH)2

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

2.FD.30

Manganokaskasite

(Mo,Nb)S2·(Mn1–xAlx)(OH)2+x

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

2.FD.30

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

Yushkinite

[(Mg0.60Al0.30V0.10)Σ1.0(OH)2][V0.875S2]

trigonal : 3m : P3m1

II/C.23-010

Ekplexite

(Nb,Mo,W)S2·(Mg1-xAlx)(OH)2+x

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

II/C.23-015

Kaskasite

(Mo,Nb)S2·(Mg1–xAlx)(OH)2+x

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

II/C.23-016

Manganokaskasite

(Mo,Nb)S2·(Mn1–xAlx)(OH)2+x

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

II/C.23-017

Valleriite

2[(Fe,Cu)S]·1.53[(Mg,Al)(OH)2]

trigonal : 3m : R3m

II/C.23-020

Ferrovalleriite

(Fe,Cu)2S2·1.5Fe(OH)2

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

II/C.23-025

Haapalaite

2[(Fe,Ni)S]·1.61[(Mg,Fe)(OH)2]

II/C.23-030

Tochilinite

6(Fe0.9S)·5[(Mg,Fe)(OH)2]

triklin : 1 : C1

II/C.23-040

Ferrotochilinite

6FeS·5Fe(OH)2

monoklin : 2m, m, 2 : C2/m, Cm, C2

II/C.23-042

Vyalsovite

FeS·Ca(OH)2·Al(OH)3

II/C.23-050

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

Valleriite

2[(Fe,Cu)S]·1.53[(Mg,Al)(OH)2]

trigonal : 3m : R3m

2.KC.200

Haapalaite

2[(Fe,Ni)S]·1.61[(Mg,Fe)(OH)2]

2.KC.210

Ekplexite

(Nb,Mo,W)S2·(Mg1-xAlx)(OH)2+x

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

2.KC.215

Tochilinite

6(Fe0.9S)·5[(Mg,Fe)(OH)2]

triklin : 1 : C1

2.KC.220

Ferrotochilinite

6FeS·5Fe(OH)2

monoklin : 2m, m, 2 : C2/m, Cm, C2

2.KC.230

Yushkinite

[(Mg0.60Al0.30V0.10)Σ1.0(OH)2][V0.875S2]

trigonal : 3m : P3m1

2.KC.240

Vyalsovite

FeS·Ca(OH)2·Al(OH)3

2.KC.280

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

Valleriite

2[(Fe,Cu)S]·1.53[(Mg,Al)(OH)2]

trigonal : 3m : R3m

02.14.01.01

Tochilinite

6(Fe0.9S)·5[(Mg,Fe)(OH)2]

triklin : 1 : C1

02.14.02.01

Haapalaite

2[(Fe,Ni)S]·1.61[(Mg,Fe)(OH)2]

02.14.03.01

Yushkinite

[(Mg0.60Al0.30V0.10)Σ1.0(OH)2][V0.875S2]

trigonal : 3m : P3m1

02.14.03.02

Vyalsovite

FeS·Ca(OH)2·Al(OH)3

02.14.04.01

Erdite

NaFeS2·2H2O

monoklin : 2/m : C2/c

02.14.05.01

Coyoteite

NaFe3S5·2H2O

triklin : 1, 1 : P1, P1

02.14.06.01

Orickite

CuFeS2·nH2O

02.14.07.01

Wilhelmramsayite

Cu3FeS3·2H2O

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pmmm

02.14.08.01

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Валлериит

Simplified Chinese

墨铜矿

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Val

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