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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.L: Unclassified Sulfides etc.


2.LA. Unclassified Sulfides etc.
                          
2.LA.05. Group removed
 
 
2.LA.10. Dervillite
 
Dervillite Ag2AsS2 mon., P2/a Rd                  

 
2.LA.15. Daomanite
 
Daomanite CuPtAsS2 orth., Amam (?) A

 
2.LA.20. Vaughanite
 
Vaughanite TlHgSb4S7 tric., P1 or P-1 IMA 1987-055

 
2.LA.25. Criddleite
 
Criddleite TlAg2Au3Sb10S10 mon. IMA 1987-037

 
2.LA.30. Fettelite
 
Fettelite Ag24HgAs5S20 trig. FOTOIMA 1994-056

 
2.LA.35. Chaméanite
 
Chaméanite (Cu,Fe)4AsSe4 cub. IMA 1980-088

Chaméanite is possibly identical with Mgriite, 2.LA.45.

 
2.LA.40. Arcubisite
 
Arcubisite CuAg6(Bi,Pb)S4 ? IMA 1973-009

 
2.LA.45. Mgriite
 
Mgriite (Cu,Fe)3AsSe3 cub., Fd-3m ENTDECKUNGIMA 1980-100

Mgriite has possibly diamond structure and is possibly identical with chaméanite. Chaméanite would have priority.

 
2.LA.50. Benleonardite
 
Benleonardite Ag8(Sb,As)Te2S3 tetr. IMA 1985-043

 
2.LA.55. Tsnigriite
 
Tsnigriite Ag9Te3SbS3 mon., P2/m or Pm IMA 1991-051

 
2.LA.60. Borovskite
 
Borovskite Pd3SbTe4 cub. IMA 1972-032

 
2.LA.65. Jonassonite
 
Jonassonite AuBi5S4 mon., F2/m, F2 or Fm IMA 2004-031


 
2.LB. Unclassified Sulfosalts
 
2.LB.05. Miharaite
 
Miharaite Cu4FePbBiS6 orth., Pb21m IMA 1976-012

 
2.LB.10. Group removed
 

 
2.LB.15. Group removed
 

 
2.LB.20. Ardait group
 
Ardaite Pb17Sb15S35Cl9 mon. IMA 1979-073

 
2.LB.25. Group removed
 

 
2.LB.30. Madocite group
 
Madocite Pb18(As,Sb)15S41 orth., Pbam or Pba2 IMA 1966-015

 
2.LB.35. Larosite
 
Larosite (Cu,Ag)21(Pb,Bi)2S13 orth., Immm IMA 1971-014

 
2.LB.40. Petrovicite group
 
Petrovicite Cu3PbHgBiSe5 orth., PnamIMA 1975-010
Mazzettiite Ag3PbHgSbTe5 orth., PnamIMA 2004-003

 
2.LB.45. Crerarite group
 
Crerarite (Pt,Pb)Bi3(S,Se)4-X cub., Fm-3mIMA 1994-003

 
2.LB.50. Launayite group
 
Launayite CuPb10(Sb,As)13S30 mon., C2 (?) IMA 1966-021

 
2.LB.55. Playfairite group
 
Playfairite Pb16(Sb,As)19S44Cl mon. IMA 1966-019

 
2.LB.60. Sorbyite group
 
Sorbyite CuPb9(Sb,As)11S26 mon., C2/m IMA 1966-032





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



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