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Abramovite Mineral Data

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General Abramovite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb2SnInBiS7
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,066.44 gm
   Indium    11.41 %  In
   Tin       12.13 %  Sn
   Bismuth   17.44 %  Bi
   Lead      37.30 %  Pb
   Selenium   0.96 %  Se
   Sulfur    20.75 %  S
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb1.92Sn1.09In1.06Bi0.89S6.9Se0.13
Help on Environment: Environment: Found as a fumarole crust at 600-620°C. Cylindrite family.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2006 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Kudryavy volcano, Iturup Island, Kurile Islands, Russia Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Dmitry Abramov, Russian mineralogist.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2006-016

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Comments: Fragments of feathery abramovite crystals (RRUFF ID R070037), co-type sample..
Location: Kudriavy, Iturup Island, Russia. Scale: See Image.
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Abramovite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =4.0554:1:1.0103
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 23.4, b = 5.77, c = 5.83, Z = 4; alpha = 89.1°, beta = 89.9°, gamma = 91.5° V = 786.79 Den(Calc)= 9.00
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Triclinic - Pinacoidal H-M Symbol ( 1) Space Group: P1
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 3.9(1), 3.84(0.71), 5.9(0.36),2.921(0.33), 3.166(0.26), 2.186(0.18), 2.902(0.16), 2.329(0.15),

Physical Properties of Abramovite

Help on Color: Color: Silver gray.
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Opaque
Help on Habit: Habit: Encrustations - Forms crust-like aggregates on matrix.
Help on Luster: Luster: Metallic
Help on Streak: Streak: black

Optical Properties of Abramovite

Help on RL Anisotrophism: RL Anisotrophism: Distinct without color effects.
Help on RL Bireflectance: RL Bireflectance: Weak.
Help on RL Color: RL Color: White with a yellowish gray hue.

Calculated Properties of Abramovite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=7.64 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Abramovite =9.00 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.1
Boson Index = 0.9
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEAbramovite =1,081.69 barns/electron
U=PEAbramovite x rElectron Density=8,262.78 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Abramovite is Not Radioactive

Abramovite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (03)Sulfides - Sulfosalts
  (03.01)where z/y > 4 - (A+)i (A++)j [By Cz], A=metals, B=semi-metals, C=non-metals
  (03.01.04)Cylindrite Group Cylindrite Pb3Sn4FeSb2S14 P1 1 Franckeite (Pb,Sn)6FeSn2Sb2S14 P1 1 Incaite Pb4Sn4FeSb2S15 P1 ? 1 Potosiite Pb6Sn2FeSb2S14 P 1 ? 1 Abramovite! Pb2SnInBiS7 P1 1 Coiraite! (Pb,Sn)12.5As3Sn5FeS28 Unk Mono
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 02.HF.25a 02 - SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulf
  02.H - Sulfosalts of SnS Archetype
  02.HF -With SnS and PbS archetype structure units
02.HF.25a Cylindrite Pb3Sn4FeSb2S14 P1 1
02.HF.25a Levyclaudite Pb8Sn7Cu3(Bi,Sb)3S28 A2 ? 2
02.HF.25a Abramovite! Pb2SnInBiS7 P1 1

Other Abramovite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( Geology of Ore Deposits, v50:551) PHYS. PROP.(Geology of Ore Deposits, v50:551) OPTIC PROP.(Geology of Ore Deposits, v50:551)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Abramovite :
1 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
2 - Athena
3 - GeoScienceWorld
4 - Google Images
5 - Google Scholar
6 - MinDAT
7 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
8 - Online Mineral Museum
9 - QUT Mineral Atlas
10 - Ruff.Info

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