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MINERAL CLASSIFICATION / SYSTEMATIK der MINERALE

           based on E.H. Nickel & M.C. Nichols (2009), 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
 
Cohenite Fe3C orth., Pnma FOTO G


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


 
1.BA.15. Yarlongite
 
Yarlongite (Cr4Fe4Ni)C4 hex., P63mc IMA 2007-035


 
1.BA.20. Tongbaite
 
Tongbaite Cr3C2 orth., Pnam IMA 1982-003


 
1.BA.25. Tantalcarbide
 
Khamrabaevite TiC cub., Fm-3m IMA 1983-059
Niobocarbide (Nb,Ta)C cub., Fm-3m FOTO IMA 1995-035
Tantalcarbide (Ta,Nb)C cub., Fm-3m G


 
1.BA.30. Qusongite
 
Qusongite WC hex., P-6m2 IMA 2007-034



 
 
1.BB. Silicides
 
1.BB.05. Suessite
 
Suessite Fe3Si cub., Im-3m FOTO IMA 1979-056


 
1.BB.10. Gupeiite
 
Gupeiite Fe3Si cub., Fm-3m FOTO IMA 1983-087


 
1.BB.15. Perryite
 
Perryite (Ni,Fe)8(Si,P)3 trig., R3c G


 
1.BB.20. Hapkeite
 
Hapkeite Fe2Si cub., Pm-3m IMA 2003-014


 
1.BB.25. Xifengite group
 
Xifengite Fe5Si3 hex., P63/mcm FOTO IMA 1983-086
Mavlyanovite Mn5Si3 hex., P63/mcm IMA 2008-026


 
1.BB.30. Naquite group
 
Naquite FeSi cub., P213 FOTO IMA 2010-010
Brownleeite MnSi cub., P213 IMA 2008-011

Naquite was originally described as Fersilicite, FeSi, without IMA approval.


 
1.BB.35. Zangboite
 
Zangboite TiFeSi2 orth., Pbam IMA 2007-036


 
1.BB.40. Linzhiite
 
Linzhiite FeSi2 tetr., P4/mmm IMA 2010-011

Linzhiite was originally described as Ferdisilicite, FeSi2, without IMA approval.


 
1.BB.45. Luobusaite
 
Luobusaite Fe0.84Si2 orth., Cmca IMA 2005-052a


 
1.BB.50. Palladosilicide
 
Palladosilicide Pd2Si hex., P-62m IMA 2014-080



 
 
1.BC. Nitrides
 
1.BC.05. Roaldite
 
Roaldite Fe4N cub., P-43m IMA 1980-079


 
1.BC.10. Siderazot
 
Siderazot FeNx      (x = 0.25 - 0.5) hex., P6322 Q

The existence of the mineral in nature is very questionable.


 
1.BC.15. Osbornite group
 
Osbornite TiN cub., Fm-3m G
Carlsbergite CrN cub., Fm-3m FOTO IMA 1971-026



 
 
1.BD. Phosphides
 
1.BD.05. Melliniite
 
Melliniite (Ni,Fe)4P cub., P213 IMA 2005-027


 
1.BD.10. Schreibersite group
 
Schreibersite (Fe,Ni)3P tetr., I-4 FOTO G
Nickelphosphide (Ni,Fe)3P tetr., I-4 FOTO IMA 1998-023


 
1.BD.15. Barringerite group
 
Barringerite (Fe,Ni)2P hex., P-62m G
Transjordanite Ni2P hex., P-62m IMA 2013-106
Monipite MoNiP hex., P-62m IMA 2007-033


 
1.BD.20. Florenskyite group
 
Florenskyite Fe(Ti,Ni)P orth., Pnma IMA 1999-013
Andreyivanovite FeCrP orth., Pnma IMA 2006-003
Allabogdanite (Fe,Ni)2P orth., Pnma IMA 2000-038


 
1.BD.25. Halamishite
 
Halamishite Ni5P4 hex., P63mc IMA 2013-105


 
1.BD.30. Murashkoite
 
Murashkoite FeP orth., Pnma IMA 2012-071


 
1.BD.35. Negevite
 
Negevite NiP2 cub., Pa-3 IMA 2013-104

Isostructural with pyrite.


 
1.BD.40. Zuktamrurite
 
Zuktamrurite FeP2 orth., Pnnn IMA 2013-107



 
 

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
Q = Questionable mineral


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