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Suessite (Suessit)

Collectors Summary

Color grauweiß-met.
Hardness (Mohs) 5.75
Crystal System kubisch, Im3m

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

(Fe,Ni)3Si

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Eisen, Nickel, Silicium

Unit weight: 197.757295 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 4

Info

Empirical formula:

(Fe0.75Ni0.25)3Si

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Silicon

Si

14.20

1

25.00

28.0855300

28.0855300

Iron

Fe

63.54

2.25

56.25

55.8452000

125.6517000

Nickel

Ni

22.26

0.75

18.75

58.6934200

44.0200650

Anal­y­sis wt%

Ø Fe : 84.20, Ni : 2.50, Si : 14.70 (Ref: American Mineralogist 82)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

1.BB.05

1: Elemente (Metalle, intermetallische Legierungen, Metalloide u. Nichtmetalle, Carbide, Silicide, Nitride u. Phosphide)
B: Metallische Kohlenstoffverbindungen (Carbide), Strickstoffverbindungen (Nitride) und Phosphorverbindungen (Phosphide)
B: Silicide
05:Suessit-Gupeiit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

I/A.12-020

I: ELEMENTE
A: Metalle und intermetallische Verbindungen
12: Carbide, Nitride, Phosphide und Silicide (metallartige Verbindungen)

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

1.BB.150

1: ELEMENTS
B: Carbides, Silicides, Phosphides, Nitrides
B: Silicides

Dana 8th edi­tion

01.01.23.01

01: Native Elements and Alloys
01: Native Elements with metallic elements other than the platinum group
23: Suessite Group silicides

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

grauweiß-met.

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

kubisch

Class (H-M)

m3m

Space Group number

229

Space Group

Im3m

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

2.841

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

1

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

0.

Volumne (ų)

22.931

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

2.005(100),
1.42(10),
1.160(30)

XRD chart Suessite

Calculated from d-spacing and intensity at 0.1541838 nm (Cu)

Crystals 3D

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Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

5.75

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

592 (100g)

Density (g/cm³)

7.09 (berechnet)

Preface

Occurrences

In Enstatit-Chondriten

Name from

dem Kosmochemiker Hans E. Suess (1909-1993)

Author (Name, Year)

Keil & Berkley & Fuchs, 1982

References

American Mineralogist 67 (1982), 126

Related minerals "Strunz Classification" (9. Edition) [Mineral | Chemical formula | Crystal system : Class (H-M) : Space Group | Indenture number]

Gupeiite

Fe3Si

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

1.BB.05

Hapkeite

Fe2Si

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

1.BB.05

Mavlyanovite

Mn5Si3

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mcm

1.BB.05

Suessite

(Fe,Ni)3Si

kubisch : m3m : Im3m

1.BB.05

Xifengite

Fe5Si3

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mcm

1.BB.05

Related minerals "Lapis Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula | Crystal system : Class (H-M) : Space Group | Indenture number]

Perryite

(Ni,Fe)8(Si,P)3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

I/A.12-010

Suessite

(Fe,Ni)3Si

kubisch : m3m : Im3m

I/A.12-020

Gupeiite

Fe3Si

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

I/A.12-030

Hapkeite

Fe2Si

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

I/A.12-035

Mavlyanovite

Mn5Si3

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mcm

I/A.12-038

Xifengite

Fe5Si3

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mcm

I/A.12-040

Brownleeite

MnSi

kubisch : 23 : P213

I/A.12-045

'Fersilicite'

FeSi

kubisch : 23 : P213

I/A.12-050

Naquite

FeSi

kubisch : 23 : P213

I/A.12-052

'Ferdisilicite'

FeSi2

tetragonal : 4/mmm : P4/mmm

I/A.12-060

Linzhiite

FeSi2

tetragonal : 4/mmm : P4/mmm

I/A.12-062

Zangboite

TiFeSi2

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pbam

I/A.12-065

Luobusaite

Fe0.84Si2

orthorhombisch : mmm : Cmca

I/A.12-070

Related minerals "Hoelzel Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula : Crystal system : Class (H-M) | Space Group | Indenture number]

Naquite

FeSi

kubisch : 23 : P213

1.BB.100

Brownleeite

MnSi

kubisch : 23 : P213

1.BB.110

Gupeiite

Fe3Si

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

1.BB.140

Suessite

(Fe,Ni)3Si

kubisch : m3m : Im3m

1.BB.150

Hapkeite

Fe2Si

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

1.BB.155

Related minerals "Dana 8. Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula : Crystal system : Class (H-M) | Space Group | Indenture number]

Carlsbergite

CrN

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

01.01.20.01

Barringerite

(Fe,Ni)2P

hexagonal : 6m2 : P62m

01.01.21.01

Schreibersite

(Fe,Ni)3P

tetragonal : 4 : I4

01.01.21.02

Nickelphosphide

(Ni,Fe)3P

tetragonal : 4 : I4

01.01.21.03

Allabogdanite

(Fe,Ni)2P

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnma

01.01.21.04

Perryite

(Ni,Fe)8(Si,P)3

trigonal : 3m : R3c

01.01.22.01

Suessite

(Fe,Ni)3Si

kubisch : m3m : Im3m

01.01.23.01

Gupeiite

Fe3Si

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

01.01.23.02

Xifengite

Fe5Si3

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mcm

01.01.23.03

Hapkeite

Fe2Si

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

01.01.23.04

Yarlongite

(Cr4Fe4Ni)C4

hexagonal : 6mm : P63mc

01.01.25.03

Other languages

German

Suessit

Spanish

Suessita

English

Suessite

French

Suessite

Russian

Зюссит

Simplified Chinese

硅三铁矿

IMA Number

IMA 1979-056

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