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Nickel-Strunz Oxides 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.
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! - Dana Number Added or Changed.

? - IMA Discredited Mineral Name.

Nickel-Strunz Oxides Classification

04.A Metal:Oxygen = 2.1 and 1:1

04.AA Cation:Anion (M:O) = 2:1 (and 1.8:1)

04.AA.05 Ice H2O P 63/mmc 6/m 2/m 2/m
04.AA.10 Cuprite Cu2O P n3m 4/m 3 2/m
04.AA.15 Paramelaconite Cu+2Cu++2O3 I 41/amd 4/m 2/m 2/m

04.AB M:O = 1:1 (and up to 1:1.25); with small to medium-sized cations only

04.AB.05 Crednerite CuMnO2 A2/m 2/m
04.AB.10 Tenorite CuO C 2/c 2/m
04.AB.15 Delafossite Cu+Fe+++O2 R 3m 3 2/m
04.AB.15 Mcconnellite CuCrO2 R 3m 3 2/m
04.AB.20 Bromellite BeO P 63mc 6mm
04.AB.20 Zincite (Zn,Mn)O P 63mc 6mm
04.AB.25 Lime CaO F m3m 4/m 3 2/m
04.AB.25 Bunsenite NiO F m3m 4/m 3 2/m
04.AB.25 Monteponite CdO F m3m 4/m 3 2/m
04.AB.25 Manganosite MnO F m3m 4/m 3 2/m
04.AB.25 Periclase MgO F m3m 4/m 3 2/m
04.AB.25 Wustite FeO F m3m 4/m 3 2/m

04.AC M:O = 1:1 (and up to 1:1.25); with large cations ( smaller ones)

04.AC.05 Swedenborgite NaBe4SbO7 P 63mc 6mm
04.AC.10 Brownmillerite Ca2(Al,Fe+++)2O5 Ibmm 2/m 2/m 2/m
04.AC.10 Srebrodolskite Ca2Fe+++2O5 P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m
04.AC.15 Montroydite HgO P nma 2/m 2/m 2/m
04.AC.20 Litharge PbO P 4/nmm 4/m 2/m 2/m
04.AC.20 Romarchite SnO P 4/nmm 4/m 2/m 2/m
04.AC.25 Massicot PbO Pbma 2/m 2/m 2/m