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Protojoseite Mineral Data

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General Protojoseite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Bi4TeS2 (?)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,027.65 gm
   Bismuth    81.34 %  Bi
   Tellurium  12.42 %  Te
   Sulfur      6.24 %  S
             ______ 
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Bi4TeS2
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Not Approved IMA
Help on Locality: Locality: Rezbanya, Transylvania, Romania. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named as a precursor of joseite.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Protojoseite + Pronunciation Say PROTOJOSEITE
 

Protojoseite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:c = 1:13.36101
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 4.335, c = 57.92, Z = 6; V = 942.62 Den(Calc)= 10.86
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Trigonal - Hexagonal Scalenohedral H-M Symbol (3 2/m) Space Group: R 3m
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 3.15(1), 2.29(0.7), 1.571(0.4),
 

Physical Properties of Protojoseite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {???} Perfect
Help on Color: Color: Gray white.
Help on Density: Density: 8.48 - 8.52, Average = 8.5
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Opaque
Help on Luster: Luster: Metallic
 

Calculated Properties of Protojoseite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=8.79 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Protojoseite =10.9 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.01
Boson Index = 0.99
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEProtojoseite =1,664.29 barns/electron
U=PEProtojoseite x rElectron Density=14633.08 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Protojoseite is Not Radioactive
 

Protojoseite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 02.00.00.00 (02)Sulfide Minerals
  (02.00)Without Dana Classification Numbers
  (02.00.00)Sulfosalt - Te
 
02.00.00.00 Argentite* Ag2S I m3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.00.00.00 Bayankhanite? Cu6HgS4 Unk Hex
 
02.00.00.00 Bismutoplagionite* 5PbS.4Bi2S3 Unk Ortho
 
02.00.00.00 Bravoite? (Fe,Ni,Co)S2 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.00.00.00 Colimaite K3VS4 P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
02.00.00.00 Dayingite* CuCoPtS4 F m3m 4/m 3 2/m
 
02.00.00.00 Dilithium* Li2Te P 222 2 2 2
 
02.00.00.00 Dzhezkazganite* (Pb,Cu,Rh)S2(?) P a3? 2/m 3
 
02.00.00.00 Ferdisilicite* FeSi2 P 4/mmm 4/m 2/m 2/m
 
02.00.00.00 Fersilicite* FeSi P 213 2 3
 
02.00.00.00 Horobetsuite* (Bi,Sb)2S3 Pbnm 2/m 2/m 2/m
 
02.00.00.00 Horomanite Fe6Ni3S8 P 4/mmm 4mm
 
02.00.00.00 Imgreite? NiTe P 63/mmc 6/m 2/m 2/m
 
02.00.00.00 Iridisite* (Ir,Cu,Rh,Ni,Pt)S2 Unk Cubic
 
02.00.00.00 Isochalcopyrite? Cu8Fe9S16 Unk Cubic
 
02.00.00.00 Jaipurite* CoS P 63/mmc 6/m 2/m 2/m
 
02.00.00.00 Kitaibelite? Ag10PbBi30S51 Mono ? Mono
 
02.00.00.00 Kurilite? (Ag,Au)2(Te,Se,S) P m3n,P 43n Cubic
 
02.00.00.00 Plumosite* Pb2Sb2S5 Mono
 
02.00.00.00 Protojoseite* Bi4TeS2(?) R 3m 3 2/m
 
02.00.00.00 Samaniite Cu2Fe5Ni2S8 P 41/mmm 4mm
 
02.00.00.00 Stibioenargite* Cu3(Sb,As)S4 Unk Ortho
 
02.00.00.00 Sztrokayite* Bi3TeS2 Trig ? Trig
 
02.00.00.00 Volfsonite* Cu10CuFeFe2Sn3S16 P 42m-,P 4212 Tetra
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 02.DC.05e 02 - SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulf
  02.D - Metal Sulfides, M:S = 3:4 and 2:3
  02.DC -Variable M:S
 
02.DC.05e Baksanite! Bi6Te2S3 P 3m1 3 2/m
 
02.DC.05e Sztrokayite* Bi3TeS2 Trig ? Trig
 
02.DC.05e Protojoseite* Bi4TeS2(?) R 3m 3 2/m
 
02.DC.05e Vihorlatite! Bi24Se17Te4 P 3m1 3 2/m
 

Other Protojoseite Information

Help on References: References: PHYS. PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Protojoseite :
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 - MinDAT
9 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
10 - Online Mineral Museum
11 - QUT Mineral Atlas
12 - Ruff.Info

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Protojoseite

Bi4TeS2 (?)
Dana No: 02.00.00.00 Strunz No: 02.DC.05e
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