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Parajamesonite Mineral Data

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General Parajamesonite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pb4FeSb6S14
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 2,064.07 gm
   Iron       2.71 %  Fe
   Antimony  35.39 %  Sb
   Lead      40.15 %  Pb
   Sulfur    21.75 %  S
            ______ 
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pb4Fe2+Sb6S14
Help on Environment: Environment: In a hydrothermal deposit, late-stage mineral. Parajamesonite (1947) is a mixture of jamesonite + other sulfosalts
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Discredited IMA 2006 - Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1947
Help on Locality: Locality: Herja, Romania. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named as a dimorph of jamesonite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Parajamesonite + Pronunciation Say PARAJAMESONITE
 

Parajamesonite Crystallography

Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Orthorhombic Space Group: Unk
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 4.203(1), 3.777(0.6), 2.483(0.3),
 

Physical Properties of Parajamesonite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: None
Help on Color: Color: Gray.
Help on Density: Density: 5.479 - 5.485, Average = 5.48
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Opaque
Help on Habit: Habit: Columnar - Forms columns
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 2.5-3 - Finger Nail-Calcite
Help on Luster: Luster: Metallic
 

Calculated Properties of Parajamesonite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=4.70 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Parajamesonite =5.48 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.09
Boson Index = 0.91
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEParajamesonite = 843.35 barns/electron
U=PEParajamesonite x rElectron Density=3,960.09 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Parajamesonite is Not Radioactive
 

Parajamesonite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 03.06.09.01 (03)Sulfides - Sulfosalts
  (03.06)where 2 < z/y < 2.49 - (A+)i (A++)j [By Cz], A=metals, B=semi-metals, C=non-metals
  (03.06.09)Dana Group
 
03.06.09.01 Parajamesonite? Pb4FeSb6S14 Unk Ortho
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 02.XX.00 02 - SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulf
  02.X - Unclassified Strunz SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarse
  02.XX -Sulfosalt - Sb
 
02.XX.00 Isochalcopyrite? Cu8Fe9S16 Unk Cubic
 
02.XX.00 Bayankhanite? Cu6HgS4 Unk Hex
 
02.XX.00 Bravoite? (Fe,Ni,Co)S2 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.XX.00 Dzhezkazganite* (Pb,Cu,Rh)S2(?) P a3? 2/m 3
 
02.XX.00 Dilithium* Li2Te P 222 2 2 2
 
02.XX.00 Horobetsuite* (Bi,Sb)2S3 Pbnm 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
02.XX.00 Horsfordite? Cu5Sb Unk Cubic
 
02.XX.00 Kurilite? (Ag,Au)2(Te,Se,S) P m3n,P 43n Cubic
 
02.XX.00 Imgreite? NiTe P 63/mmc 6/m 2/m 2/m
 
02.XX.00 Matraite? ZnS R 3m 3m
 
02.XX.00 Iridisite* (Ir,Cu,Rh,Ni,Pt)S2 Unk Cubic
 
02.XX.00 Kitaibelite? Ag10PbBi30S51 Mono ? Mono
 
02.XX.00 Jeromite? As(S,Se)2 None
 
02.XX.00 Parajamesonite? Pb4FeSb6S14 Unk Ortho
 
02.XX.00 Volfsonite* Cu10CuFeFe2Sn3S16 P 42m-,P 4212 Tetra
 
02.XX.00 Prassoite Rh17S15(?) P m3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.XX.00 Sakharovaite? (Pb,Fe)(Bi,Sb)2S4 Mono
 
02.XX.00 Samaniite Cu2Fe5Ni2S8 P 41/mmm 4mm
 
02.XX.00 Tazieffite! Pb20Cd2(As,Bi)22S50Cl10 C 2/c 2/m
 
02.XX.00 Horomanite Fe6Ni3S8 P 4/mmm 4mm
 

Other Parajamesonite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( Dana8) PHYS. PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Parajamesonite :
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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Parajamesonite

Pb4FeSb6S14
Dana No: 03.06.09.01 Strunz No: 02.XX.00
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