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MINERAL CLASSIFICATION / SYSTEMATIK der MINERALE

           according to E.H. Nickel & M.C. Nichols (2009), H. Strunz & E.H. Nickel (2001)



2. SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS
(Sulfides, Selenides, Tellurides, Arsenides, Antimonides, Bismuthides, Sulfarsenites, Sulfantimonites, Sulfbismuthites, etc.)


2.K: Sulfarsenates. AsS4 tetrahedra


2.KA. Simple Sulfarsenates
 
2.KA.05. Enargite group
 
Enargite Cu2CuAsS4 orth., Pnm21               G
Petrukite (Cu,Ag)2(Fe,Zn)(Sn,In)S4 orth., Pnm21IMA 1985-052

 
2.KA.10. Luzonite-Briartite group
 
Luzonite Cu3AsS4 tetr., I-42mG
Famatinite Cu3SbS4 tetr., I-42mG
Permingeatite Cu3SbSe4 tetr., I-42mIMA 1971-003
Briartite Cu2(Fe,Zn)GeS4 tetr., I-42mIMA 1965-018
Barquilite Cu2(Cd,Fe)GeS4 tetr., I-42mIMA 1996-050

 
2.KA.15. Fangite group
 
Fangite Tl3AsS4 orth., Pnma FOTOA


 
2.KB. Sulfarsenates with additional S
 
2.KB.05. Billingsleyite group
 
Billingsleyite Ag7AsS6 cub., P213 A








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



Thomas Witzke / Stollentroll (2007-2009)


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