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Cupromakopavonite

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Formula:
Ag
 
3
Cu
 
8
Pb
 
4
Bi
 
19
S
 
38
System:Monoclinic
Name:
Named in 2012 by Dan Topa, Emil Makoviky, Gheorghe Ilinca and Herbert Dittrich for its chemical relationship to pavonite (named for Martin Alfred Peacock; pavo = peacock in Latin).
This page provides mineralogical data about Cupromakopavonite.

Classification of Cupromakopavonite

IMA status:Approved 2005
Strunz 8th edition ID:2/E.09-80
Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:2.JA.05a

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
J : Sulfosalts of PbS archetype
A : Galena derivatives with little or no Pb
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Type Occurrence of Cupromakopavonite

Type Locality:Western ore field, Scheelite deposit, Felben valley, Hohe Tauern, Salzburg, Austria

Crystallography of Cupromakopavonite

Crystal System:Monoclinic
Class (H-M):2/m - Prismatic
Space Group:B2/m {B1 1 2/m} {C2/m} {C1 2/m 1}
Cell Parameters:a = 13.38Å, b = 4.0007Å, c = 31.083Å
β = 93.064°
Ratio:a:b:c = 3.344 : 1 : 7.769
Unit Cell Volume:V 1,661.47 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Chemical Properties of Cupromakopavonite

Formula:
Ag
 
3
Cu
 
8
Pb
 
4
Bi
 
19
S
 
38
Simplified for copy/paste:Ag3Cu8Pb4Bi19S38
Essential elements:Ag, Bi, Cu, Pb, S
All elements listed in formula:Ag, Bi, Cu, Pb, S

Relationship of Cupromakopavonite to other Species

Structurally related to group(s):
Pavonite Series
Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):

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2.JA.05eBenjaminite
(Ag,Cu)
 
3
(Bi,Pb)
 
7
S
 
12
2.JA.05gBorodaevite
Ag
 
5
(Bi,Pb,Fe)
 
8
(Sb,Bi)
 
2
S
 
17
2.JA.05aCupropavonite
AgCu
 
2
PbBi
 
5
S
 
10
2.JA.05aKitaibelite
Ag
 
10
PbBi
 
30
S
 
51
2.JA.05iLivingstonite
HgSb
 
4
S
 
8
2.JA.05dMakovickyite
Ag
 
1.5
Bi
 
5.5
S
 
9
2.JA.05fMummeite
(Cu,Ag)
 
3-4
(Bi,Pb)
 
7-8
S
 
13
2.JA.05aPavonite
(Ag,Cu)(Bi,Pb)
 
3
S
 
5
2.JA.05bGrumiplucite
HgBi
 
2
S
 
4
2.JA.05hMozgovaite
PbBi
 
4
(S,Se)
 
7
2.JA.05dCupromakovickyite
Cu
 
8
Pb
 
4
Ag
 
2
Bi
 
18
S
 
36
2.JA.05cKudriavite
(Cd,Pb)Bi
 
2
S
 
4
2.JA.05Dantopaite
Cu
 
1.06
Ag
 
4.24
Pb
 
0.9
Bi
 
12.23
S
 
21.89
Te
 
0.11
2.JA.10aCuprobismutite
Cu
 
8
AgBi
 
12
S
 
24
2.JA.10cHodrušite
Cu
 
8
Bi
 
12
S
 
22
2.JA.10ePadĕraite
Cu
 
5.9
Ag
 
1.3
Pb
 
1.6
Bi
 
11.2
S
 
22
2.JA.10dPizgrischite
(Cu,Fe)Cu
 
14
PbBi
 
17
S
 
35
2.JA.10bKupčíkite
Cu
 
3.4
Fe
 
0.6
Bi
 
5
S
 
10
2.JA.15Schapbachite
Ag
 
0.4
Pb
 
0.2
Bi
 
0.4
S
2.JA.15Cuboargyrite
AgSbS
 
2
2.JA.20Bohdanowiczite
AgBiSe
 
2
2.JA.20Matildite
AgBiS
 
2
2.JA.20Volynskite
AgBiTe
 
2

Other Names for Cupromakopavonite

Synonyms:
IMA2005-036
Other Languages:

Other Information

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

References for Cupromakopavonite

Reference List:

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IMA2005-036

http://www.fwf.ac.at/en/finals/final.asp?L=E&PROJ=P17349

D. TOPA, E. MAKOVICKY, G. ILINCA & H. DITTRICH (2012): Cupromakopavonite, Cu8Ag3Pb4Bi19S38, a new mineral species, its crystal structure and the cupropavonite homologous series, Can. Mineral. 2012, v. 50, p. 295-312.

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  • Localities for Cupromakopavonite

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    Austria
     
    • Salzburg
      • Hohe Tauern
        • Felben valley
          • Scheelite deposit
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