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General Mohite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu2SnS3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 342.00 gm
   Copper  37.16 %  Cu
   Tin     34.71 %  Sn
   Sulfur  28.13 %  S
          ______ 
          100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu2SnS3
Help on Environment: Environment: Hydrothermal origin.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1982
Help on Locality: Locality: Kochbulak deposit, eastern Uzbekistan. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Gunter Moh, University of Heidelberg, Germany.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Mohite Say MOHITE
 

Mohite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:b:c =0.5768:1:1.7315
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 6.64, b = 11.51, c = 19.93, Z = 12; alpha = 90°, beta = 109.75°, gamma = 90° V = 1,433.58 Den(Calc)= 4.75
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Triclinic - Pedial H-M Symbol (1) Space Group: P1
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 3.13(1), 1.92(0.7), 2.72(0.2),
 

Physical Properties of Mohite

Help on Color: Color: Greenish gray.
Help on Density: Density: 4.86
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Opaque
Help on Habit: Habit: Microscopic Crystals - Crystals visible only with microscopes.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 4 - Fluorite
Help on Luster: Luster: Metallic
Help on Streak: Streak: gray
 

Optical Properties of Mohite

Help on RL Anisotrophism: RL Anisotrophism: Distinct, but without color effects..
Help on RL Color: RL Color: Gray with greenish tint.
Help on Reflectivity Reflectivity
Standardized Intensity (100%) Reflection Spectra of Mohite in Air
λ R  ∑ R(λ) 
 440 nm   24.60   
 460 nm   24.70 
 480 nm   25.30 
 500 nm   25.60 
 520 nm   25.40 
 540 nm   25.50 
 560 nm   25.60 
 580 nm   25.70 
 600 nm   25.60 
 620 nm   25.70 
 640 nm   26.00 
 660 nm   25.90 
 680 nm   26.20 
 700 nm   26.40 
Calculated Relative Intensity Colors of Mohite in Air
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Calculated Properties of Mohite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=4.33 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Mohite =4.75 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.05
Boson Index = 0.95
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEMohite = 123.49 barns/electron
U=PEMohite x rElectron Density= 535.12 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Mohite is Not Radioactive
 

Mohite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 02.09.16.01 (02)Sulfides - Including Selenides and Tellurides
  (02.09)where Am Bn Xp, with (m+n):p=1:1
  (02.09.16)Dana Group
 
02.09.16.01 Mohite Cu2SnS3 P1 1
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 02.CB.15b 02 - SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulf
  02.C - Metal Sulfides, M:S = 1:1 (and similar)
  02.CB -With Zn, Fe, Cu, Ag, Au, etc
 
02.CB.15b Mohite Cu2SnS3 P1 1
 

Other Mohite 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 Mohite :
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

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Mohite

Cu2SnS3
Dana No: 02.09.16.01 Strunz No: 02.CB.15b
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