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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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? - IMA Discredited Mineral Name.

Nickel-Strunz Sulfides Classification

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