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Nickel-Strunz Sulfides 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.

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Nickel-Strunz Sulfides Classification

02.A Simple Sulfides, Selenides, etc

02.AA Alloys of metalloids with Cu, Ag, Sn, Au

02.AA.10a Algodonite Cu6As P 63/mmc 6/m 2/m 2/m
02.AA.10b Domeykite Cu3As I 43d 4 3m
02.AA.10d Koutekite Cu5As2 P 63/mmc 6/m 2/m 2/m
02.AA.15 Novakite (Cu,Ag)21As10 C 2/m ? 2/m
02.AA.20 Cuprostibite Cu2(Sb,Tl) P 4/nmm 4/m 2/m 2/m
02.AA.25 Kutinaite Cu14Ag6As7 P m3m 4/m 3 2/m
02.AA.30 Allargentum Ag1-xSbx(x=0.009-0.16) P 63/mmc 6/m 2/m 2/m
02.AA.35 Dyscrasite Ag3Sb Pm2m mm2
02.AA.40 Maldonite Au2Bi F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
02.AA.45 Stistaite SnSb R 3m 3 2/m

02.AB Ni-metalloid alloys

02.AB.10 Orcelite Ni5-xAs2 (x=0.23) P 63cm 6mm
02.AB.15 Maucherite Ni11As8 P 41212,P 43212 4 2 2
02.AB.20 Oregonite Ni2FeAs2 Unk Hex

02.AC Alloys of metalloids with PGE

02.AC.05a Atheneite (Pd,Hg)3As P 6/mmm 6/m 2/m 2/m
02.AC.05a Vincentite (Pd,Pt)3(As,Sb,Te) Unk Mono
02.AC.10a Stillwaterite Pd8As3 P 3 3
02.AC.10b Mertieite-II Pd8(Sb,As)3 R 3c 3m
02.AC.10c Arsenopalladinite Pd8(As,Sb)3 P1 1
02.AC.15a Miessiite! Pd11Te2Se2 F d3m 2/m 3
02.AC.15a Isomertieite Pd11Sb2As2 F d3m 4/m 3 2/m
02.AC.15b Mertieite-I Pd11(Sb,As)4 Unk Hex
02.AC.20a Stibiopalladinite Pd5Sb2 P 63mc 6mm
02.AC.20b Palarstanide Pd8(Sn,As)3 P 6322 6 2 2
02.AC.20c Menshikovite! Pd3Ni2As3 P 63/m,P 63, or P 6322 Hex
02.AC.25a Palladoarsenide Pd2As P 2/m 2/m
02.AC.25b Rhodarsenide! (Rh,Pd)2As P nma or Pn2 Ortho
02.AC.25c Palladodymite! (Pd,Rh)2As P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m
02.AC.25d Naldretteite! Pd2Sb C mc21 2/m 2/m 2/m
02.AC.25e Majakite PdNiAs Unk Hex
02.AC.25f Palladobismutharsenide Pd2(As,Bi) Pmcn,P 21cn Ortho
02.AC.30 Polkanovite! Rh12As7 P 63m 6/m
02.AC.35a Genkinite (Pt,Pd)4Sb3 P 41212 4 2 2
02.AC.35b Ungavaite! Pd4Sb3 P 41212, P 4122, P 43212 4 2 2
02.AC.40 Polarite Pd(Bi,Pb) Ccm21 mm2
02.AC.45a Froodite PdBi2 C 2/m 2/m
02.AC.45b Iridarsenite (Ir,Ru)As2 P 21/c 2/m
02.AC.45c Borishanskiite Pd1+x(As,Pb)2, x = 0-0.2 Ccm21 mm2