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Nickel-Strunz Elements Classification

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Minerals Arranged by Nickel-Strunz (Version 10) Classification

The Nickel-Strunz 10th Edition (Pending Publication) Mineralogical Tables by Hugo Strunz and Ernest H. Nickel is based on a digital copy obtained from Jim Ferraiolo. Jim is responsible for the Strunz Classification in Mindat.org and he has generously provided webmineral with an updated copy of the classification numbers. Follow this link for a short discussion on the Nickel-Strunz Classification Number.

Note: Space Group in Red   Point Group in Green.
* - Not IMA Approved.

! - Dana Number Added or Changed.

? - IMA Discredited Mineral Name.

Nickel-Strunz Elements Classification

01.C Metalloids and Nonmetals

01.CA Arsenic group elements

01.CA.05 Bismuth Bi R 3m 3 2/m
01.CA.05 Antimony Sb R 3m 3 2/m
01.CA.05 Arsenic As R 3m 3 2/m
01.CA.05 Stibarsen SbAs R 3m 3 2/m
01.CA.10 Arsenolamprite As Bmab 2/m 2/m 2/m
01.CA.10 Pararsenolamprite! As Pmn2 or P 21nm Ortho
01.CA.15 Paradocrasite Sb2(Sb,As)2 C 2 2

01.CB Carbon-silicon family

01.CB.05a Graphite C P 63/mmc 6/m 2/m 2/m
01.CB.05b Chaoite C P 6/mmm 6/m 2/m 2/m
01.CB.05c Fullerite! C60 pseudo-CUBIC 4/m 2/m 2/m
01.CB.10a Diamond C F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
01.CB.10b Lonsdaleite C P 63/mmc 6/m 2/m 2/m
01.CB.15 Silicon Si F d3m 4/m 3 2/m

01.CC Sulfur-selenium-iodine

01.CC.05 Sulfur S8 F ddd 2/m 2/m 2/m
01.CC.05 Rosickyite S P 2/c 2/m
01.CC.10 Tellurium Te P 3121 3 2
01.CC.10 Selenium Se P 3121,P 3221 3 2