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Wurtzite Group

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Formula:
MX
M = Cd, Mn, Zn; X = S, Se
Hemimorphic hexagonally close packed simple sulfides.

Compare Sphalerite Group.

Classification of Wurtzite Group

2/0.0-

2 : Sulphides
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Chemical Properties of Wurtzite Group

Formula:
MX

M = Cd, Mn, Zn; X = S, Se

Relationship of Wurtzite Group to other Species

Group Members:
Buseckite (Fe,Zn,Mn)S
Cadmoselite CdSe
Greenockite CdS
Rambergite MnS
Wurtzite (Zn,Fe)S
Minerals structurally related to group:
HypercinnabarHgS
StannoiditeCu6+Cu22+(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12
2/0.0-00Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2
2/0.0-Jeromite
2/0.0-SpeculiteAuTe2
2/0.0-Schlemaite(Cu,◻)6(Pb,Bi)Se4
2/0.0-WilhelmramsayiteCu3FeS3·2H2O
2/0.0-Britvinite[Pb7(OH)3F(BO3)2(CO3)][Mg4.5(OH)3(Si5O14)]

Other Information

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

Internet Links for Wurtzite Group

Localities for Wurtzite Group

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