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Antimonselite Mineral Data

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General Antimonselite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Sb2Se3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 480.38 gm
   Antimony  50.69 %  Sb
   Selenium  49.31 %  Se
            ______ 
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Sb2Se3
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1992
Help on Locality: Locality: Kaiyang, Guizhou Prov., China. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Names in 1993 for the composition.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Antimonselite + Pronunciation Say ANTIMONSELITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 85676
  IMA1992-003
  PDF 15-861
 

Antimonselite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.9737:1:0.3465
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 11.213, b = 11.515, c = 3.991, Z = 4; V = 515.31 Den(Calc)= 6.19
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal H-M Symbol (2/m 2/m 2/m) Space Group: Pbnm
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 2.87(1), 3.7(0.7), 2.625(0.6),
 

Physical Properties of Antimonselite

Help on Color: Color: Tin white.
Help on Density: Density: 5.88
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Opaque
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 3.5 - Copper Penny
Help on Luster: Luster: Metallic
Help on Streak: Streak: black
 

Calculated Properties of Antimonselite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=5.26 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Antimonselite =6.19 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.03
Boson Index = 0.97
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEAntimonselite = 216.21 barns/electron
U=PEAntimonselite x rElectron Density=1,136.71 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Antimonselite is Not Radioactive
 

Antimonselite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 02.11.02.02 (02)Sulfides - Including Selenides and Tellurides
  (02.11)where Am Bn Xp, with (m+n):p=2:3
  (02.11.02)Stibnite Group (Orthorhombic: Pbnm)
 
02.11.02.01 Stibnite Sb2S3 Pbnm 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
02.11.02.02 Antimonselite Sb2Se3 Pbnm 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
02.11.02.03 Bismuthinite Bi2S3 Pbnm 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
02.11.02.04 Guanajuatite Bi2Se3 Pbnm 2/m 2/m 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 02.DB.05a 02 - SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulf
  02.D - Metal Sulfides, M:S = 3:4 and 2:3
  02.DB -M:S = 2:3 and similar
 
02.DB.05a Antimonselite Sb2Se3 Pbnm 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
02.DB.05a Bismuthinite Bi2S3 Pbnm 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
02.DB.05a Guanajuatite Bi2Se3 Pbnm 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
02.DB.05a Metastibnite Sb2S3 None
 
02.DB.05a Stibnite Sb2S3 Pbnm 2/m 2/m 2/m
 

Other Antimonselite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( Dana8) PHYS. PROP.(37th List of New Min.,Min. Mag.,1996)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Antimonselite :
1 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
2 - Athena
3 - EUROmin Project
4 - Ecole des Mines de Paris
5 - GeoScienceWorld
6 - Google Images
7 - Google Scholar
8 - Handbook of Mineralogy (MinSocAm)
9 - Handbook of Mineralogy (UofA)
10 - MinDAT
11 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
12 - Online Mineral Museum
13 - QUT Mineral Atlas
14 - Ruff.Info
15 - WWW-MINCRYST

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Antimonselite

Sb2Se3
Dana No: 02.11.02.02 Strunz No: 02.DB.05a
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