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Yarrowit

metallische Einschlüsse von Yarrowit, High Rolls District, Otero County, New Mexico, USA; BB 3 mm

Copyright: MinTreasure.com (Carsten Slotta)
Contribution: openpit 2020-06-09
Locality: High Rolls District / Otero Co. / New Mexico / USA

Collectors Summary

Color blau, blau mit einem leichtvioletten Farbton in Öl
Hardness (Mohs) 3.5
Crystal System trigonal, P3m1, P321, P3m1

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Cu1.2S

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Kupfer, Schwefel

Unit weight: 108.32106 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 2.2

Info

Empirical formula:

Cu1.2S

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Sulfur

S

29.60

1

45.45

32.0655000

32.0655000

Copper

Cu

70.40

1.2

54.55

63.5463000

76.2555600

Anal­y­sis wt%

Ø Cu : 69.60, S : 31.40 (Ref: Canadian Mineralogist 80)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

2.CA.05

2: Sulfide und Sulfosalze (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide, Sulfarsenite, Sulfantimonite, Sulfbismuthite)
C: Metallsulfide, M : S = 1 : 1 (und ähnliche)
A: mit Kupfer (Cu]
05:Covellin-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

II/B.01-080

II: SULFIDE UND SULFOSALZE (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide)
B: Sulfide, Selenide und Telluride mit Verhältnis Metall : S,Se,Te > 1:1
1: Kupfersulfide

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

2.CA.120

2: SULFIDES
C: Sulfides (etc) with Me/S=1/1
A: With Cu Coordination Number ~[3] and ~[4], Layers
1: Covellite-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

02.07.03.01

02: Sulfide Minerals
07: Sulfides - Including Selenides and Tellurides where Am Bn Xp, with (m+n):p=9:8

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

blau, blau mit einem leichtvioletten Farbton in Öl

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

opak

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

trigonal

Class (H-M)

3m, 32, 3m

Space Group number

164, 150, 156

Space Group

P3m1, P321, P3m1

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

3.800

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

67.26

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

17.700!

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Z

24

Volumne (ų)

841.114

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

5.955(20),
5.032(30),
3.678(20),
3.061(50),
2.849(20),
2.767(30),
2.513(20),
1.899(100)

XRD chart Yarrowite

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

Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

3.5

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

96 (15g)

Density (g/cm³)

4.89

5.132 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Goble, 1980

References

Canadian Mineralogist 18 (1980), 511

J.Grace, and W.E. Cameron (1977) Blaubleibender covellite and its relationship to normal covellte: Contrib. Mneral. Petrol. 60, 209-217

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

Covellite

CuS

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

2.CA.05

Yarrowite

Cu1.2S

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

2.CA.05

Spionkopite

Cu39S28

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

2.CA.05

Klockmannite

Cu5.2Se6

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

2.CA.05

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

Chalcocite

Cu2S

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

II/B.01-010

Djurleite

Cu31S16

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

II/B.01-020

Digenite

Cu1.8S

trigonal : 3m : R3m

II/B.01-030

Roxbyite

Cu58S32

triklin : 1 : P1

II/B.01-040

Anilite

Cu7S4

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnma

II/B.01-050

Geerite

Cu8S5

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

II/B.01-060

Spionkopite

Cu39S28

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

II/B.01-070

Yarrowite

Cu1.2S

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

II/B.01-080

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

Spionkopite

Cu39S28

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

2.CA.100

Yarrowite

Cu1.2S

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

2.CA.120

Covellite

CuS

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

2.CA.150

Klockmannite

Cu5.2Se6

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

2.CA.160

Idaite

Cu3FeS4

tetragonal : 42m : I42m

2.CA.180

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

Pentlandite

(Fe,Ni)9S8

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

02.07.01.01

Argentopentlandite

Ag(Fe,Ni)8S8

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

02.07.01.02

Cobaltpentlandite

Co9S8

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

02.07.01.03

Shadlunite

(Pb,Cd)(Fe,Cu)8S8

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

02.07.01.04

Geffroyite

(Cu,Fe,Ag)9(Se,S)8

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

02.07.01.06

Mackinawite

(Fe,Ni)1+xS {x = 0 - 0.07}

tetragonal : 4/mmm : P4/nmm

02.07.02.01

Yarrowite

Cu1.2S

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

02.07.03.01

Godlevskite

(Ni,Fe)9S8

orthorhombisch : 222 : C222

02.07.04.01

Kharaelakhite

(Cu,Pt,Pb,Fe,Ni)9S8

orthorhombisch : mmm, mm2, 222 : Pmmm, Pmm2, P222

02.07.05.01

Tischendorfite

Pd8Hg3Se9

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pmmn

02.07.06.01

old name

English

Blaubleibender Covellite (Yarrowit)

Catalog of Type Mineral Specmens - The minerals spionkopite and yarrowite were previously called "blaubleibender covellite" - (Moh, 1971)

Alternative Name

German

Blaubleibender Covellit (Yarrowit)

Catalog of Type Mineral Specmens - Das Mineral Spionkopit und Yarrowit wurden früher als "blaubleibender Covellit" bezeichnet - (Moh, 1971)

IMA Number

IMA 1978-022

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