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See also the similar suredaite.
Classification of Ottemannite
|Strunz 8th edition ID:||2/D.08-60|
|Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:||2.DB.10|
2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
D : Metal Sulfides, M: S = 3 :4 and 2:3
B : M:S = 2:3
|Dana 8th edition ID:||188.8.131.52|
2 : SULFIDES
11 : AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
|Hey's CIM Ref.:||3.6.2|
3 : Sulphides, Selenides, Tellurides, Arsenides and Bismuthides (except the arsenides, antimonides and bismuthides of Cu, Ag and Au, which are included in Section 1)
6 : Sulphides etc. of Sb and Pb
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Type Occurrence of Ottemannite
|Type Locality:||Cerro de Potosí (Cerro Rico), Potosí City, Potosí Department, Bolivia|
Physical Properties of Ottemannite
Chemical Properties of Ottemannite
|Essential elements:||S, Sn|
|All elements listed in formula:||S, Sn|
Relationship of Ottemannite to other Species
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Other Names for Ottemannite
|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 Ottemannite
Moh, G.H. and Berndt, F. (1965) American Mineralogist, 50, 2107.
American Mineralogist (1966): 51: 1551.
Acta Crystallographica (1982): B38: 2022-2023.
Internet Links for Ottemannite
Localities for Ottemannite
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(TL) indicates type locality. ? 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.
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Locality Updated: Couraça Mine, Martim Longo, Alcoutim, Faro District, PortugalFrom Rui Nunes, 8th Dec 2013 10:14:09