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Cadmoindite Mineral Data

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General Cadmoindite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CdIn2S4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 460.83 gm
   Zinc        0.71 %  Zn
   Cadmium    20.00 %  Cd
   Indium     49.58 %  In
   Iron        1.70 %  Fe
   Germanium   0.32 %  Ge
   Sulfur     27.69 %  S
             ______ 
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cd0.82Fe2+0.14Zn0.05In1.99Ge0.02S3.98
Help on Environment: Environment: High-temperature fumarolic crusts of the Kudriavy stratovolcano. Linnaeite group.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 2003 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Kudriavy stratovolcano on the northernmost part of Iturup Isle in the southern Kurile Islands. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named is for its chemistry as the Cd analogue of indite.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA2003-042
 

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  Cadmoindite

Comments: Tiny speck of brown cadmoindite adhered to double-stick tape mounted in an acrylic box for protection.
Location: Kudriavy, Iturup Island, Russia. Scale: Speck size - Microscopic.
© John Betts - Fine Minerals

Cadmoindite Crystallography

Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 10.81, Z = 8; V = 1,263.22 Den(Calc)= 4.85
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Isometric - Hexoctahedral H-M Symbol (4/m 3 2/m) Space Group: F d3m
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 3.27(1)(311, 222), 1.107(0.9)(844, 771), 1.91(0.9)(440, 531),1.045(0.8)(951, 773), 2.07(0.8)(511, 333), 1.246(0.7)(751, 555), 1.41(0.6)(731, 553), 2.7(0.6)(400, 331),
 

Physical Properties of Cadmoindite

Help on Color: Color: Black, Dark brown.
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Translucent
Help on Fracture: Fracture: Conchoidal - Fractures developed in brittle materials characterized by smoothly curving surfaces, (e.g. quartz).
Help on Habit: Habit: Microscopic Crystals - Crystals visible only with microscopes.
Help on Habit: Habit: Octahedral Crystals - Occurs as octahedral shaped crystals.
Help on Luster: Luster: Adamantine
 

Optical Properties of Cadmoindite

Help on RL Anisotrophism: RL Anisotrophism: None.
Help on RL Bireflectance: RL Bireflectance: None.
Help on RL Color: RL Color: Gray with brown-red internal reflections.
Help on RL Pleochroism: RL Pleochroism: None.
Help on Reflectivity Reflectivity
Standardized Intensity (100%) Reflection Spectra of Cadmoindite in Air
λ R  ∑ R(λ) 
 470 nm   23.90   
 546 nm   21.60 
 589 nm   20.80 
 650 nm   20.20 
Calculated Relative Intensity Colors of Cadmoindite in Air
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Calculated Properties of Cadmoindite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=4.34 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Cadmoindite =4.85 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.05
Boson Index = 0.95
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PECadmoindite = 200.20 barns/electron
U=PECadmoindite x rElectron Density= 869.49 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Cadmoindite is Not Radioactive
 

Cadmoindite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 02.10.01.19 (02)Sulfides - Including Selenides and Tellurides
  (02.10)where Am Bn Xp, with (m+n):p=3:4
  (02.10.01)Linnaeite Group (Isometric: Fd3m)
 
02.10.01.01 Linnaeite CoCo2S4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.10.01.02 Carrollite Cu(Co,Ni)2S4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.10.01.03 Fletcherite Cu(Ni,Co)2S4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.10.01.04 Tyrrellite (Cu,Co,Ni)3Se4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.10.01.05 Bornhardtite CoCo2Se4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.10.01.06 Siegenite (Ni,Co)3S4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.10.01.07 Polydymite NiNi2S4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.10.01.08 Violarite FeNi2S4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.10.01.09 Trustedtite Ni3Se4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.10.01.10 Greigite FeFe2S4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.10.01.11 Daubreelite FeCr2S4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.10.01.12 Indite FeIn2S4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.10.01.13 Kalininite ZnCr2S4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.10.01.14 Florensovite Cu(Cr1.5Sb0.5)S4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.10.01.15 Cuproiridsite CuIr2S4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.10.01.16 Cuprorhodsite CuRh2S4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.10.01.17 Malanite Cu(Pt,Ir)2S4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.10.01.18 Ferrorhodsite (Fe,Cu)(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.10.01.19 Cadmoindite! CdIn2S4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 02.DA.05 02 - SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulf
  02.D - Metal Sulfides, M:S = 3:4 and 2:3
  02.DA -M:S = 3:4
 
02.DA.05 Bornhardtite CoCo2Se4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.DA.05 Florensovite Cu(Cr1.5Sb0.5)S4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.DA.05 Carrollite Cu(Co,Ni)2S4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.DA.05 Fletcherite Cu(Ni,Co)2S4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.DA.05 Cuproiridsite CuIr2S4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.DA.05 Cuprorhodsite CuRh2S4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.DA.05 Dayingite* CuCoPtS4 F m3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.DA.05 Daubreelite FeCr2S4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.DA.05 Ferrorhodsite (Fe,Cu)(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.DA.05 Greigite FeFe2S4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.DA.05 Indite FeIn2S4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.DA.05 Linnaeite CoCo2S4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.DA.05 Kalininite ZnCr2S4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.DA.05 Malanite Cu(Pt,Ir)2S4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.DA.05 Polydymite NiNi2S4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.DA.05 Violarite FeNi2S4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.DA.05 Tyrrellite (Cu,Co,Ni)3Se4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.DA.05 Siegenite (Ni,Co)3S4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.DA.05 Xingzhongite (Pb,Cu,Fe)(Ir,Pt,Rh)2S4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.DA.05 Trustedtite Ni3Se4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.DA.05 Cadmoindite! CdIn2S4 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
 

Other Cadmoindite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AmMin, v91, p216)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Cadmoindite :
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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Cadmoindite

CdIn2S4
Dana No: 02.10.01.19 Strunz No: 02.DA.05
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