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Manganoshadlunite Mineral Data

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General Manganoshadlunite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Mn,Pb)(Cu,Fe)8S8
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 842.50 gm
   Manganese   4.89 %  Mn
   Iron       13.26 %  Fe
   Copper     45.26 %  Cu
   Lead        6.15 %  Pb
   Sulfur     30.45 %  S
             ______ 
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Mn2+0.75Pb0.25Cu6Fe2+2S8
Help on Environment: Environment: In Cu-Ni ores.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1990
Help on Locality: Locality: Oktyaber and Mayak mines, Talnakh area, Noril'sk region, western Siberia, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Tatyana Shadlun, Russian ore mineralogist.
Help on Synonym: Synonym: Manganese-shadlunite - Renamed as Manganoshadlunite by Mineralogical Record, v330 (2008), p131
 

Manganoshadlunite Crystallography

Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 10.73, Z = 4; V = 1,235.38 Den(Calc)= 4.53
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Isometric - Hexoctahedral H-M Symbol (4/m 3 2/m) Space Group: F m3m
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 3.23(1), 1.894(0.9), 1.097(0.4),
 

Physical Properties of Manganoshadlunite

Help on Color: Color: Yellow.
Help on Density: Density: 4.44
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Opaque
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 4 - Fluorite
Help on Luster: Luster: Metallic
 

Optical Properties of Manganoshadlunite

Help on RL Anisotrophism: RL Anisotrophism: Weak.
Help on RL Color: RL Color: Grayish yellow, darker than cubanite.
Help on RL Pleochroism: RL Pleochroism: Weak.
Help on Reflectivity Reflectivity
Standardized Intensity (100%) Reflection Spectra of Manganoshadlunite in Air
λ R  ∑ R(λ) 
 440 nm   21.20   
 460 nm   22.70 
 480 nm   24.70 
 500 nm   26.50 
 520 nm   27.90 
 540 nm   29.00 
 560 nm   29.90 
 580 nm   30.80 
 600 nm   31.20 
 620 nm   32.30 
 640 nm   32.90 
 660 nm   33.80 
 680 nm   34.50 
 700 nm   34.60 
Calculated Relative Intensity Colors of Manganoshadlunite in Air
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Calculated Properties of Manganoshadlunite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=4.23 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Manganoshadlunite =4.53 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.01
Boson Index = 0.99
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEManganoshadlunite = 128.59 barns/electron
U=PEManganoshadlunite x rElectron Density= 543.81 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Manganoshadlunite is Not Radioactive
 

Manganoshadlunite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 02.07.01.05 (02)Sulfides - Including Selenides and Tellurides
  (02.07)where Am Bn Xp, with (m+n):p=9:8
  (02.07.01)Pentalndite Group (Isometric: Fm3m)
 
02.07.01.01 Pentlandite (Fe,Ni)9S8 F m3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.07.01.02 Argentopentlandite Ag(Fe,Ni)8S8 F m3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.07.01.03 Cobaltpentlandite Co9S8 F m3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.07.01.04 Shadlunite (Pb,Cd)(Fe,Cu)8S8 F m3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.07.01.05 Manganoshadlunite (Mn,Pb)(Cu,Fe)8S8 F m3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.07.01.06 Geffroyite (Ag,Cu,Fe)9(Se,S)8 F m3m 4/m 3 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 02.BB.15a 02 - SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulf
  02.B - Metal Sulfides, M:S > 1:1 (mainly 2:1)
  02.BB -With Ni, Fe
 
02.BB.15a Argentopentlandite Ag(Fe,Ni)8S8 F m3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.BB.15a Cobaltpentlandite Co9S8 F m3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.BB.15a Geffroyite (Ag,Cu,Fe)9(Se,S)8 F m3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.BB.15a Manganoshadlunite (Mn,Pb)(Cu,Fe)8S8 F m3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.BB.15a Pentlandite (Fe,Ni)9S8 F m3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.BB.15a Shadlunite (Pb,Cd)(Fe,Cu)8S8 F m3m 4/m 3 2/m
 

Other Manganoshadlunite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AntBidBlaNic1) PHYS. PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Manganoshadlunite :
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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Manganoshadlunite

(Mn,Pb)(Cu,Fe)8S8
Dana No: 02.07.01.05 Strunz No: 02.BB.15a
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