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Permingeatite Mineral Data

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General Permingeatite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Cu3SbSe4
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 628.23 gm
   Copper    30.35 %  Cu
   Antimony  19.38 %  Sb
   Selenium  50.27 %  Se
            ______ 
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu3SbSe4
Help on Environment: Environment: A product of hydrothermal mineralization.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1971
Help on Locality: Locality: Predborice, Stredocesky kraj, Czech Republic Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Francois Permingeat (1917-1988), mineralogist, University of Toulouse, France.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Permingeatite + Pronunciation Say PERMINGEATITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 400652
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Permingeatite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:c = 1:1.99467
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 5.63, c = 11.23, Z = 2; V = 355.96 Den(Calc)= 5.86
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Tetragonal - Scalenohedral H-M Symbol (4 2m) Space Group: I 42m
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 3.251(1), 1.986(0.9), 1.697(0.8),
 

Physical Properties of Permingeatite

Help on Color: Color: Pink brown.
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Opaque
Help on Habit: Habit: Microscopic Crystals - Crystals visible only with microscopes.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 4-4.5 - Between Fluorite and Apatite
Help on Luster: Luster: Metallic
 

Optical Properties of Permingeatite

Help on RL Anisotrophism: RL Anisotrophism: Strong, with bright colors in rose and green.
Help on RL Color: RL Color: Light brownish pink.
Help on Reflectivity Reflectivity
Standardized Intensity (100%) Reflection Spectra of Permingeatite in Air
λ R1 R2  ∑ R1(λ)   ∑ R2(λ) 
 400 nm   30.60   30.90 
   
 420 nm   29.80   31.00 
 440 nm   29.00   31.10 
 460 nm   28.20   30.50 
 480 nm   27.60   29.40 
 500 nm   27.00   28.20 
 520 nm   26.60   27.10 
 540 nm   26.20   26.30 
 560 nm   25.60   25.80 
 580 nm   25.00   25.50 
 600 nm   24.50   25.60 
 620 nm   24.50   25.90 
 640 nm   24.70   26.50 
 660 nm   25.30   27.40 
 680 nm   26.20   28.40 
 700 nm   27.60   29.30 
Calculated Relative Intensity Colors of Permingeatite in Air
Relative
Intensity
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Calculated Properties of Permingeatite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=5.11 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Permingeatite =5.86 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.03
Boson Index = 0.97
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEPermingeatite = 120.38 barns/electron
U=PEPermingeatite x rElectron Density= 615.32 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Permingeatite is Not Radioactive
 

Permingeatite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 03.02.02.03 (03)Sulfides - Sulfosalts
  (03.02)where z/y = 4 - (A+)i (A++)j [By Cz], A=metals, B=semi-metals, C=non-metals
  (03.02.02)Luzonite Group
 
03.02.02.01 Luzonite Cu3AsS4 I 42m 4 2m
 
03.02.02.02 Famatinite Cu3SbS4 I 42m 4 2m
 
03.02.02.03 Permingeatite Cu3SbSe4 I 42m 4 2m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 02.KA.10 02 - SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulf
  02.K - Sulfarsenates, Sulfantimonates
  02.KA -Sulfarsenates with (As,Sb)S4 tetrahedra
 
02.KA.10 Briartite Cu2(Zn,Fe)GeS4 I 42m 4 2m
 
02.KA.10 Barquillite! Cu2CdGeS4 I 42m 4 2m
 
02.KA.10 Famatinite Cu3SbS4 I 42m 4 2m
 
02.KA.10 Luzonite Cu3AsS4 I 42m 4 2m
 
02.KA.10 Permingeatite Cu3SbSe4 I 42m 4 2m
 

Other Permingeatite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AntBidBlaNic1) PHYS. PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990) OPTIC PROP.(AntBidBlaNic1)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Permingeatite :
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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Cu3SbSe4
Dana No: 03.02.02.03 Strunz No: 02.KA.10
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