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Yarrowite (Yarrowit)

Collectors Summary

Color blau, blau mit einem leichtvioletten Farbton in Öl
Hardness (Mohs) 3.5
Crystal System trigonal, P3m1, P321, P3m1

Chemism

Chemical formula

Cu1.2S

Chemical composition

Kupfer, Schwefel

Unit weight: 108.32106 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 2.2

Info

Empirical formula:

Cu1.2S

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Sulfur

S

29.60

1

45.45

32.0655000

32.0655000

Copper

Cu

70.40

1.2

54.55

63.5463000

76.2555600

Analysis wt%

Ø Cu : 69.60, S : 31.40 (Ref: Canadian Mineralogist 80)

Strunz 9th edition incl. updates

2.CA.05

2: Sulfide und Sulfosalze (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide, Sulfarsenite, Sulfantimonite, Sulfbismuthite)
C: Metallsulfide, M : S = 1 : 1 (und ähnliche)
A: mit Kupfer (Cu]
05:Covellin-Gruppe

Lapis Classification

II/B.01-080

II: SULFIDE UND SULFOSALZE (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide)
B: Sulfide, Selenide und Telluride mit Verhältnis Metall : S,Se,Te > 1:1
1: Kupfersulfide

Classification by Hölzel

2.CA.120

2: SULFIDES
C: Sulfides (etc) with Me/S=1/1
A: With Cu Coordination Number ~[3] and ~[4], Layers
1: Covellite-Group

Dana 8th edition

02.07.03.01

02: Sulfide Minerals
07: Sulfides - Including Selenides and Tellurides where Am Bn Xp, with (m+n):p=9:8

IMA status

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Mineral status

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

blau, blau mit einem leichtvioletten Farbton in Öl

Diaphaneity (Transparency)

opak

Crystallography

Crystal System

trigonal

Class (H-M)

3m, 32, 3m

Space Group number

164, 150, 156

Space Group

P3m1, P321, P3m1

Cell parameters a (Å)

3.800

Cell parameters b (Å)

-

Cell parameters c (Å)

67.26

Cell parameters a/b or c/a

17.700!

Cell parameters c/b

-

Z

24

Volumne (ų)

841.114

X-Ray Powder Diffraction

5.955(20),
5.032(30),
3.678(20),
3.061(50),
2.849(20),
2.767(30),
2.513(20),
1.899(100)

XRD chart Yarrowite

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

Physical Properties

Hardness (Mohs)

3.5

VHN (Hardness Vickers)

96 (15g)

Density (g/cm³)

4.89

5.132 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Goble, 1980

References

Canadian Mineralogist 18 (1980), 511

J.Grace, and W.E. Cameron (1977) Blaubleibender covellite and its relationship to normal covellte: Contrib. Mneral. Petrol. 60, 209-217

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

Covellite

CuS

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

2.CA.05

Klockmannite

Cu5.2Se6

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

2.CA.05

Spionkopite

Cu39S28

trigonal : 3m, 32, 3m : P3m1, P321, P3m1

2.CA.05

Yarrowite

Cu1.2S

trigonal : 3m, 32, 3m : P3m1, P321, P3m1

2.CA.05

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

Chalcocite

Cu2S

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

II/B.01-010

Djurleite

Cu31S16

monoklin : 2/m : P21/n

II/B.01-020

Digenite

Cu1.8S

trigonal : 3m : R3m

II/B.01-030

Roxbyite

Cu58S32

triklin : 1 : P1

II/B.01-040

Anilite

Cu7S4

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnma

II/B.01-050

Geerite

Cu8S5

trigonal : 32, 3m, 3m : R32, R3m, R3m

II/B.01-060

Spionkopite

Cu39S28

trigonal : 3m, 32, 3m : P3m1, P321, P3m1

II/B.01-070

Yarrowite

Cu1.2S

trigonal : 3m, 32, 3m : P3m1, P321, P3m1

II/B.01-080

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

Spionkopite

Cu39S28

trigonal : 3m, 32, 3m : P3m1, P321, P3m1

2.CA.100

Yarrowite

Cu1.2S

trigonal : 3m, 32, 3m : P3m1, P321, P3m1

2.CA.120

Covellite

CuS

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

2.CA.150

Klockmannite

Cu5.2Se6

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

2.CA.160

Idaite

Cu3FeS4

tetragonal : 42m : I42m

2.CA.180

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

Pentlandite

(Fe,Ni)9S8

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

02.07.01.01

Argentopentlandite

Ag(Fe,Ni)8S8

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

02.07.01.02

Cobaltpentlandite

Co9S8

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

02.07.01.03

Shadlunite

(Pb,Cd)(Fe,Cu)8S8

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

02.07.01.04

Geffroyite

(Cu,Fe,Ag)9(Se,S)8

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

02.07.01.06

Mackinawite

(Fe,Ni)1+xS {x = 0 - 0.07}

tetragonal : 4/mmm : P4/nmm

02.07.02.01

Yarrowite

Cu1.2S

trigonal : 3m, 32, 3m : P3m1, P321, P3m1

02.07.03.01

Godlevskite

(Ni,Fe)9S8

orthorhombisch : 222 : C222

02.07.04.01

Kharaelakhite

(Cu,Pt,Pb,Fe,Ni)9S8

orthorhombisch : mmm, mm2, 222 : Pmmm, Pmm2, P222

02.07.05.01

Tischendorfite

Pd8Hg3Se9

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pmmn

02.07.06.01

Other languages

German

Yarrowit

Spanish

Yarrowita

English

Yarrowite

French

Yarrowite

Simplified Chinese

雅硫铜矿

Japanese

ヤロー鉱

old name

English

Blaubleibender Covellite (Yarrowit)

Catalog of Type Mineral Specmens - The minerals spionkopite and yarrowite were previously called "blaubleibender covellite" - (Moh, 1971)

Alternative Name

German

Blaubleibender Covellit (Yarrowit)

Catalog of Type Mineral Specmens - Das Mineral Spionkopit und Yarrowit wurden früher als "blaubleibender Covellit" bezeichnet - (Moh, 1971)

IMA Number

IMA 1978-022

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