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MINERAL CLASSIFICATION / SYSTEMATIK der MINERALE

           according to E.H. Nickel & M.C. Nichols (2008), H. Strunz & E.H. Nickel (2001)



1. ELEMENTS
(Metals and intermetallic alloys, Metalloids and Nonmetals, Carbides, Silicides, Nitrides and Phosphides)


1.B: Metallic Carbides, Silicides, Nitrides, and Phosphides


1.BA. Carbides
                          
1.BA.05. Cohenite group
 
Cohenite Fe3C orth., Pnma FOTO     G
Manganesecarbide  * Mn3C N


 
1.BA.10. Haxonite group
 
Haxonite (Fe,Ni)23C6 cub., Fm-3mIMA 1971-001
Isovite (Cr,Fe)23C6 cub., Fm-3m FOTOIMA 1996-039


 
1.BA.12. Yarlongite  *
 
Yarlongite (Cr4Fe4Ni)C4 hex., P63mcIMA 2007-035


 
1.BA.15. Tongbaite group
 
Tongbaite Cr3C2 orth., PnamIMA 1982-003


 
1.BA.20. Tantalcarbide group
 
Khamrabaevite TiC cub., Fm-3m.  IMA 1983-059
Niobocarbide (Nb,Ta)C cub., Fm-3m.  FOTOIMA 1995-035
Tantalcarbide (Ta,Nb)C cub., Fm-3mG


 
1.BA.25. Tungstencarbide group
 
Qusongite WC hex., P-6m2IMA 2007-034





 
1.BB. Silicides
 
1.BB.05. Suessite group
 
Suessite Fe3Si cub., Im-3mFOTOIMA 1979-056


 
1.BB.10. Perryite group
 
Perryite (Ni,Fe)8(Si,P)3 trig., R3cG


 
1.BB.15. Naquite (Fersilicite) group
 
Naquite FeSi cub., P213  FOTON
Brownleeite MnSi cub., P213IMA 2008-011

Fersilicite, FeSi, described without IMA approval, is identical with Naquite.


 
1.BB.17. Zangboite group  *
 
Zangboite TiFeSi2 orth., PbamIMA 2007-036


 
1.BB.20. Linzhiite (Ferdisilicite) group
 
Linzhiite FeSi2 tetr., P4/mmmN

Ferdisilicite, FeSi2, described without IMA approval, is identical with Linzhiite.


 
1.BB.25. Luobusaite group
 
Luobusaite Fe0.84Si2 orth., CmcaIMA 2005-052a


 
1.BB.30. Gupeiite group
 
Gupeiite Fe3Si cub., Fm-3m FOTOIMA 1983-087


 
1.BB.35. Hapkeite group
 
Hapkeite Fe2Si cub., Pm-3mIMA 2003-014


 
1.BB.40. Xifengite group
 
Xifengite Fe5Si3 hex., P63/mcm  FOTOIMA 1983-086
Mavlyanovite Mn5Si3 hex., P63/mcmIMA 2008-026





 
1.BC. Nitrides
 
1.BC.05. Roaldite group
 
Roaldite Fe4N cub., P-43mIMA 1980-079


 
1.BC.10. Siderazot group
 
Siderazot FeNx      (x = 0.25 - 0.5) hex., P6322Q


 
1.BC.10. Osbornite group
 
Osbornite TiN cub., Fm-3m. G
Carlsbergite CrN cub., Fm-3m  FOTOIMA 1971-026





 
1.BD. Phosphides
 
1.BD.05. Schreibersite group
 
Schreibersite (Fe,Ni)3P tetr., I-4 FOTOG
Nickelphosphide (Ni,Fe)3P tetr., I-4 FOTOIMA 1998-023


 
1.BD.10. Barringerite group
 
Barringerite (Fe,Ni)2P hex., P-62mIMA 1968-037
Monipite MoNiP hex., P-62mIMA 2007-033


 
1.BD.15. Florenskyite group
 
Florenskyite Fe(Ti,Ni)P orth., Pnma.  IMA 1999-013
Andreyivanovite FeCrP orth., PnmaIMA 2006-003
Allabogdanite (Fe,Ni)2P orth., PnmaIMA 2000-038


 
1.BD.20. Melliniite group
 
Melliniite (Ni,Fe)4P cub., P213IMA 2005-027





 * New, not in Nickel & Nichols (2009)

in bold: grandfathered, IMA accepted, renamed and redefined (with IMA approval) minerals,
in normal letters: minerals published without IMA approval, questionable minerals, polytypes

G = Grandfathered minerals: original description preceded the establishment of the CNMNC in 1959, and generally regarded as a valid species
A or IMA No. = Minerals approved by the CNMNC
Rd = Redefinition of the mineral approved by the CNMNC
Rn = Renamed with approval by the CNMNC
GROUP = a name used to designate a group of species
N = Mineral published without approval of the CNMNC
Q = Questionable mineral
H = Hypothetical mineral (synthetic, anthropogenic, etc.)
D = Discredited by the CNMNC
Poly = Polytype

Cohenit, Mangancarbid, Haxonit, Isovit, Tongbait, Khamrabaevit, Niobocarbid, Tantalcarbid, Wolframcarbid, Suessit, Gupeiit, Hapkeit, Xifengit, Perryit, Fersilicit, Ferdisilicit, Luobusait, Roaldit, Siderazot, Osbornit, Carlsbergit, Schreibersit, Nickelphosphid, Barringerit, Allabogdanit, Florenskyit, Andreyivanovit, Melliniit  


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