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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.F Sulfides of Arsenic, Alkalies; Sulfides with Halide, Oxide, Hydroxide, H2O

02.FA With As, (Sb), S

02.FA.05 Duranusite As4S Unk Ortho
02.FA.10 Dimorphite As4S3 P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m
02.FA.15a Realgar AsS P 21/n 2/m
02.FA.15b Pararealgar AsS P 21/c 2/m
02.FA.20 Alacranite As8S9 P 2/c 2/m
02.FA.25 Uzonite As4S5 P 21/m 2/m
02.FA.30 Laphamite As2(Se,S)3 P 21/n 2/m
02.FA.30 Orpiment As2S3 P 21/n 2/m
02.FA.35 Getchellite AsSbS3 P 21/a 2/m
02.FA.40 Wakabayashilite [(As,Sb)6S9][As4S5] P na21 mm2

02.FB With Alkalies (without Cl, etc.)

02.FB.05 Cronusite! Ca0.2(H2O)2CrS2 Rm, R 3m or R 32 Trig
02.FB.05 Caswellsilverite NaCrS2 R 3m 3 2/m
02.FB.05 Schollhornite Na0.3CrS2•(H2O) R 3m ? 3m
02.FB.10 Chvilevaite Na(Cu,Fe,Zn)2S2 P 3m 3m
02.FB.15 Orickite CuFeS2•(H2O) Unk Hex
02.FB.20 Rasvumite KFe2S3 C mcm 2/m 2/m 2/m
02.FB.20 Pautovite! CsFe2S3 C mcm 2/m 2/m 2/m
02.FB.25 Colimaite K3VS4 P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m

02.FC With Cl, Br, I (halide-sulfides)

02.FC.05 Djerfisherite K6Na(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26Cl P m3m 4/m 3 2/m
02.FC.05 Owensite (Ba,Pb)6(Cu,Fe,Ni)25S27 P m3m 4/m 3 2/m
02.FC.05 Thalfenisite Tl6(Fe,Ni,Cu)25S26Cl P m3m 4/m 3 2/m
02.FC.10 Bartonite K3Fe10S14 I 4/mmm 4/m 2/m 2/m
02.FC.10 Chlorbartonite! K6Fe24S26(Cl,S) I 4/mmm 4/m 2/m 2/m
02.FC.15a Arzakite Hg3S2(Br,Cl)2 P 2/m,P 2,Pm Mono
02.FC.15a Corderoite Hg3S2Cl2 I 213 2 3
02.FC.15a Lavrentievite Hg3S2(Cl,Br)2 P 2/m,P 2,Pm Mono
02.FC.15b Kenhsuite! Hg3S2Cl2 A2mm mm2
02.FC.15c Grechishchevite Hg3S2(Br,Cl,I)2 P 42m-,P 4m2,P 4mm,P 4/mmm Tetra
02.FC.15d Radtkeite Hg3S2ClI C 2/m 2/m
02.FC.20a Capgaronnite HgAg(Cl,Br,I)S P 212121 2 2 2
02.FC.20b Iltisite! HgSAg(Cl,Br) P 62,P 6222 6 2 2
02.FC.20c Perroudite Hg5-xAg4+xS5-x(Cl,I,Br)4+x P 212121 2 2 2
02.FC.25 Demicheleite-(Br)! BiSBr Pnam 2/m 2/m 2/m
02.FC.25 Demicheleite-(Cl)! BiSCl Pnam 2/m 2/m 2/m

02.FD With O, OH, H2O

02.FD.05 Kermesite Sb2S2O P1 1
02.FD.10 Viaeneite! (Fe,Pb)4S8O Mono
02.FD.20 Erdite NaFeS2•2(H2O) C 2/c 2/m
02.FD.25 Coyoteite NaFe3S5•2(H2O) P1,P 1 Tri
02.FD.30 Haapalaite 2(Fe,Ni)S•1.6(Mg,Fe++)(OH)2 R 3m ? 3 2/m
02.FD.30 Valleriite 4(Fe,Cu)S•3(Mg,Al)(OH)2 R 3m 3 2/m
02.FD.30 Yushkinite V1-xS•n(Mg,Al)(OH)2 P 3m1 3m
02.FD.35 Tochilinite 6Fe0.9S•5(Mg,Fe++)(OH)2 P 2, Pm, or P 2/m Mono
02.FD.40 Wilhelmramsayite! Cu3FeS3•2(H2O) P mmm 2/m 2/m 2/m
02.FD.45 Vyalsovite FeS•Ca(OH)2•Al(OH)3 C mmm ? 2/m 2/m 2/m
02.FD.50 Bazhenovite CaS5•CaS2O3•6Ca(OH)2•20(H2O) P 21/c 2/m