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Wurtzite-4H

Collectors Summary

Crystal System hexagonal, P63mc

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

ZnS

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Zink, Schwefel

Unit weight: 97.4749 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 2

Info

Empirical formula:

ZnS

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Sulfur

S

32.90

1

50.00

32.0655000

32.0655000

Zinc

Zn

67.10

1

50.00

65.4094000

65.4094000

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

2.CB.45

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.
45:Wurtzit-Gruppe

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

2.CB.603

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
6: Wurtzite-Cubanite Family Wurtzite-Group

Min­eral sta­tus

Polytype

Var­i­ety / poly­type of

Wurtzite

Optical Data Luminescence

Color LW-UV (365nm)

 

orange

LW-UV Other Col­ors

 

gelb

Most Common Acti­vator

Mn2+

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

hexagonal

Class (H-M)

6mmm

Space Group number

186

Space Group

P63mc

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

120°

Z

4

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

3.203(10), 3.129(8), 2.928(8), 1.997(4), 1.913(9), 1.765(7), 1.633(7), 1.298(4)

XRD chart Wurtzite-4H

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

Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Density (g/cm³)

4.07 (berechnet)

References

Canadian Mineralogist 26 (1998), 775

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

'Matraite' (Var.v. Sphalerite)

ZnS

2.CB.45

Wurtzite

(Zn,Fe)S

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

2.CB.45

Rambergite

gamma-MnS

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

2.CB.45

Cadmoselite

CdSe

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

2.CB.45

Greenockite

CdS

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

2.CB.45

'Wurtzite-15R' (Pol.v. Wurtzite)

(Zn,Fe)S

trigonal : 3m : R3m

2.CB.45

'Wurtzite-4H' (Pol.v. Wurtzite)

ZnS

hexagonal : 6mmm : P63mc

2.CB.45

'Wurtzite-6H' (Pol.v. Wurtzite)

ZnS

hexagonal : 6mmm : P63mc

2.CB.45

'Wurtzite-8H' (Pol.v. Wurtzite)

ZnS

hexagonal : 6mmm : P63mc

2.CB.45

'Hexastannite'

Cu3(Sn,Fe)S4

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

2.CB.45

'Wurtzite-10H' (Pol.v. Wurtzite)

ZnS

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

2.CB.45

Buseckite

(Fe,Zn,Mn)S

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

2.CB.45

Hypercinnabar

HgS

2.CB.45

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

Wurtzite

(Zn,Fe)S

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

2.CB.600

'Wurtzite-4H' (Pol.v. Wurtzite)

ZnS

hexagonal : 6mmm : P63mc

2.CB.603

'Wurtzite-8H' (Pol.v. Wurtzite)

ZnS

hexagonal : 6mmm : P63mc

2.CB.605

'Wurtzite-10H' (Pol.v. Wurtzite)

ZnS

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

2.CB.607

'Matraite' (Var.v. Sphalerite)

ZnS

2.CB.610

Wassonite

TiS

trigonal : 3m : R3m

2.CB.620

Rambergite

gamma-MnS

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

2.CB.630

Buseckite

(Fe,Zn,Mn)S

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

2.CB.635

Greenockite

CdS

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

2.CB.640

Cadmoselite

CdSe

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

2.CB.650

Hypercinnabar

HgS

2.CB.670

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