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General Lindstromite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb3Cu3Bi7S15
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 2,756.09 gm
   Copper    6.92 %  Cu
   Bismuth  53.08 %  Bi
   Lead     22.55 %  Pb
   Sulfur   17.45 %  S
           ______ 
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb3Cu3Bi7S15
Help on Environment: Environment: Of hydrotherma origin.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1924
Help on Locality: Locality: Gladhammar, Sm´┐Żland, Kalmar, Sweden. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Gustav Lindstrom (1838-1916), Swedish mineral chemist of the Swedish Museum of Natrual History, Stockholm, Sweden.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Lindstromite + Pronunciation Say LINDSTROMITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Lindstroemite
 

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  Lindstromite

Comments: Silvery metallic lindstromite on matrix.
Location: Silver Miller Mine, Cobalt, Ontario, Canada. Scale: See Photo.
© Jeff Weissman / Photographic Guide to Mineral Species

Lindstromite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =4.8502:1:0.3458
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 56.115, b = 11.5695, c = 4.001, Z = 4; V = 2,597.54 Den(Calc)= 7.05
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal H-M Symbol (2/m 2/m 2/m) Space Group: Pbnm
 

Physical Properties of Lindstromite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {100} Good, {010} Good, {230} Distinct
Help on Color: Color: Gray, Tin white.
Help on Density: Density: 7.01
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Opaque
Help on Fracture: Fracture: Conchoidal - Uneven - Uneven fracture producing small, conchoidal fragments.
Help on Habit: Habit: Prismatic - Crystals Shaped like Slender Prisms (e.g. tourmaline).
Help on Habit: Habit: Striated - Parallel lines on crystal surface or cleavage face.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 3-3.5 - Calcite-Copper Penny
Help on Luster: Luster: Metallic
Help on Streak: Streak: black
 

Optical Properties of Lindstromite

Help on Reflectivity Reflectivity
Standardized Intensity (100%) Reflection Spectra of Lindstromite in Air
λ R1 R2  ∑ R1(λ)   ∑ R2(λ) 
 400 nm   42.30   46.00 
   
 420 nm   42.20   45.80 
 440 nm   42.10   45.60 
 460 nm   42.00   45.40 
 480 nm   41.80   45.30 
 500 nm   41.60   45.20 
 520 nm   41.40   45.30 
 540 nm   41.10   45.40 
 560 nm   41.00   45.50 
 580 nm   40.70   45.30 
 600 nm   40.30   45.10 
 620 nm   40.10   45.00 
 640 nm   39.80   44.70 
 660 nm   39.60   44.40 
 680 nm   39.30   44.00 
 700 nm   39.00   43.60 
Calculated Relative Intensity Colors of Lindstromite in Air
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Calculated Properties of Lindstromite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=5.90 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Lindstromite =7.05 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.05
Boson Index = 0.95
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PELindstromite =1,438.00 barns/electron
U=PELindstromite x rElectron Density=8,489.64 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Lindstromite is Not Radioactive
 

Lindstromite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 03.04.05.07 (03)Sulfides - Sulfosalts
  (03.04)where z/y > 3 - (A+)i (A++)j [By Cz], A=metals, B=semi-metals, C=non-metals
  (03.04.05)Aikinite Group (Orthorhombic containing Pb, Cu, Bi, & S)
 
03.04.05.01 Aikinite PbCuBiS3 Pbnm 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
03.04.05.02 Krupkaite PbCuBi3S6 P mc21 mm2
 
03.04.05.03 Gladite PbCuBi5S9 P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
03.04.05.04 Hammarite Pb2Cu2Bi4S9(?) Pbnm 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
03.04.05.05 Friedrichite Pb5Cu5Bi7S18 Pb21m mm2
 
03.04.05.06 Pekoite PbCuBi11(S,Se)18 P 21am mm2
 
03.04.05.07 Lindstromite Pb3Cu3Bi7S15 Pbnm 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
03.04.05.08 Salzburgite! Cu1.6Pb1.6Bi6.4S12 P mc21 mm2
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 02.HB.05a 02 - SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulf
  02.H - Sulfosalts of SnS Archetype
  02.HB -With Cu, Ag, Hg, Fe, Sn and Pb
 
02.HB.05a Aikinite PbCuBiS3 Pbnm 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
02.HB.05a Hammarite Pb2Cu2Bi4S9(?) Pbnm 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
02.HB.05a Gladite PbCuBi5S9 P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
02.HB.05a Friedrichite Pb5Cu5Bi7S18 Pb21m mm2
 
02.HB.05a Lindstromite Pb3Cu3Bi7S15 Pbnm 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
02.HB.05a Krupkaite PbCuBi3S6 P mc21 mm2
 
02.HB.05a Pekoite PbCuBi11(S,Se)18 P 21am mm2
 
02.HB.05a Paarite! Cu1.7Pb1.7Bi6.3S12 Pmcn 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
02.HB.05a Emilite! Cu2.68Pb2.68Bi5.32S12 P mc21 mm2
 
02.HB.05a Salzburgite! Cu1.6Pb1.6Bi6.4S12 P mc21 mm2
 

Other Lindstromite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AntBidBlaNic1) PHYS. PROP.(AntBidBlaNic1) OPTIC PROP.(AntBidBlaNic1)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Lindstromite :
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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Lindstromite

Pb3Cu3Bi7S15
Dana No: 03.04.05.07 Strunz No: 02.HB.05a
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