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Cadmoindite

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Formula:
CdIn2S4
System:
Isometric
Colour:
black- brown
Name:
for the composition

Classification of Cadmoindite

Approved 2003
2.DA.05

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
D : Metal Sulfides, M: S = 3 :4 and 2:3
A : M:S = 3:4
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First Recorded Occurrence of Cadmoindite

Geological Setting of First Recorded Material:
Cadmoindite occurs around the vent of a high-temperature (450–600°C) fumarole.

Physical Properties of Cadmoindite

Adamantine
Diaphaneity (Transparency):
Translucent
Colour:
black- brown
Hardness (Vickers):
VHN20=206 kg/mm2

Crystallography of Cadmoindite

Crystal System:
Isometric
Class (H-M):
m3m (4/m 3 2/m) - Hexoctahedral
Space Group:
Fd3m
Cell Parameters:
a = 10.81Å
Unit Cell Volume:
V 1263.21 ų
Z:
8
Morphology:
octahedral
X-Ray Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
3.87 (4)
3.27 (10)
2.70 (6)
2.07 (8)
1.91 (9)
1.41 (6)
1.246 (7)
1.107 (9)
1.045 (8)

Optical Data of Cadmoindite

Type:
Isotropic
Reflectivity:
470 nmR=23.9%
546 nmR=21.6%
589 nmR=20.8%
650 nmR=20.2%

Reflectance graph
Graph shows reflectance levels at different wavelengths (in nm). Top of box is 100%. Peak reflectance is 23.9%.
Colour in reflected light:
grey
Internal Reflections:
brown-red

Chemical Properties of Cadmoindite

Formula:
CdIn2S4
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Cadmoindite to other Species

Other Members of Group:
BornhardtiteCo2+Co23+Se4
CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
Cuproiridsite(Cu,Fe)Ir2S4
CuprokalininiteCuCr2S4
Cuprorhodsite(Cu,Fe)Rh2S4
DaubréeliteFe2+Cr23+S4
Ferrorhodsite(Fe,Cu)(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S4
FletcheriteCu(Ni,Co)2S4
Florensovite(Cu,Zn)Cr1.5Sb0.5S4
GreigiteFe2+Fe23+S4
InditeFeIn2S4
KalininiteZnCr2S4
LinnaeiteCo2+Co23+S4
MalaniteCu(Pt3+,Ir3+)2S4
PolydymiteNi2+Ni23+S4
SiegeniteCoNi2S4
TrüstedtiteNi3Se4
TyrrelliteCu(Co3+,Ni3+)2Se4
ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
Xingzhongite(Pb,Cu,Fe)(Ir,Pt,Rh)2S4
2.DA.05BornhardtiteCo2+Co23+Se4
2.DA.05CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4
2.DA.05Cuproiridsite(Cu,Fe)Ir2S4
2.DA.05Cuprorhodsite(Cu,Fe)Rh2S4
2.DA.05DaubréeliteFe2+Cr23+S4
2.DA.05FletcheriteCu(Ni,Co)2S4
2.DA.05Florensovite(Cu,Zn)Cr1.5Sb0.5S4
2.DA.05GreigiteFe2+Fe23+S4
2.DA.05InditeFeIn2S4
2.DA.05KalininiteZnCr2S4
2.DA.05LinnaeiteCo2+Co23+S4
2.DA.05MalaniteCu(Pt3+,Ir3+)2S4
2.DA.05PolydymiteNi2+Ni23+S4
2.DA.05SiegeniteCoNi2S4
2.DA.05TrüstedtiteNi3Se4
2.DA.05TyrrelliteCu(Co3+,Ni3+)2Se4
2.DA.05ViolariteFe2+Ni23+S4
2.DA.05Xingzhongite(Pb,Cu,Fe)(Ir,Pt,Rh)2S4
2.DA.05Ferrorhodsite(Fe,Cu)(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S4
2.DA.05CuprokalininiteCuCr2S4
2.DA.10RhodostanniteCu2FeSn3S8
2.DA.10ToyohaiteAg2FeSn3S8
2.DA.15BrezinaiteCr3S4
2.DA.15Heideite(Fe,Cr)1.15(Ti,Fe)2S4
2.DA.20InaglyiteCu3Pb(Ir,Pt)8S16
2.DA.20KonderiteCu3Pb(Rh,Pt,Ir)8S16
2.DA.25Kingstonite(Rh,Ir,Pt)3S4

Other Names for Cadmoindite

Name in Other Languages:
Simplified Chinese:硫镉铟矿
Traditional Chinese:硫鎘銦礦

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.

References for Cadmoindite

Reference List:
Proceedings of the Russian Mineralogical Society, 133(4), 2004, pp 21–27

Internet Links for Cadmoindite

Localities for Cadmoindite

map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
Czech Republic
 
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Hradec Králové Region
      • Trutnov (Trautenau)
        • Radvanice
Sejkora J., Berlepsch P., Makovicky E. and Balić-Zunić T. 2001: Natural SnGeS3 from Radvanice near Trutnov (Czech Republic): its description, crystal structure refinement and solid solution with PbSnS3. Eur. J. Mineral., 13, 791-800.
Russia
 
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Sakhalinskaya Oblast'
      • Kuril Islands
        • Iturup Island
http://maurice.strahlen.org/kurilles/kurilles.htm
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