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Carlsbergite

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Formula:
CrN
Hardness:7
This page provides mineralogical data about Carlsbergite.

Classification of Carlsbergite

IMA status:Approved
Strunz 8th edition ID:1/A.10-20
Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:1.BC.15

1 : ELEMENTS (Metals and intermetallic alloys; metalloids and nonmetals; carbides, silicides, nitrides, phosphides)
B : Metallic Carbides, Silicides, Nitrides and Phosphides
C : Nitrides
Dana 7th edition ID:1.1.30.1
Dana 8th edition ID:1.1.20.1

1 : NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
1 : Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Hey's CIM Ref.:2.5

2 : Carbides, Nitrides, Silicides and Phosphides
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Type Occurrence of Carlsbergite

Type Locality:Cape York meteorite, Saviksoah Peninsula, Qaasuitsup, Greenland
Year of Discovery:1971

Physical Properties of Carlsbergite

Hardness (Mohs):7

Chemical Properties of Carlsbergite

Formula:
CrN
Essential elements:Cr, N
All elements listed in formula:Cr, N

Relationship of Carlsbergite to other Species

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):

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1.BC.UM2007-16-N:Ti
Ti
 
7
N
 
3
1.BC.05Roaldite
(Fe,Ni)
 
4
N
1.BC.10Siderazot
Fe
 
5
N
 
2
1.BC.15Osbornite
TiN
1.BC.20Unnamed (Gallium nitride)
GaN
Related Minerals - Hey's Index Grouping:

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2.1Moissanite
SiC
2.2Sinoite
Si
 
2
N
 
2
O
2.3Osbornite
TiN
2.4Tongbaite
Cr
 
3
C
 
2
2.6Siderazot
Fe
 
5
N
 
2
2.7Gupeiite
Fe
 
3
Si
2.8Xifengite
Fe
 
5
Si
 
3
2.9Khamrabaevite
(Ti,V,Fe)C
2.10Haxonite
(Fe,Ni)
 
23
C
 
6
2.11Cohenite
(Fe,Ni,Co)
 
3
C
2.12Roaldite
(Fe,Ni)
 
4
N
2.13Suessite
(Fe,Ni)
 
3
Si
2.14Schreibersite
(Fe,Ni)
 
3
P
2.15Barringerite
(Fe,Ni)
 
2
P
2.16Perryite
(Ni,Fe)
 
5
(Si,P)
 
2

Other Names for Carlsbergite

Synonyms:
IMA1971-026
Other Languages:
German:Carlsbergit
Russian:Карлсбергит
Simplified Chinese:氮铬矿
陨氮铬矿
Spanish:Carlsbergita

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 Carlsbergite

Reference List:

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American Mineralogist (1972): 57: 1311.

Khodakovsky, I.L. and Petaev, M.I. (1981) Thermodinamicheskie svoict va I usloviya obrazovaniya osbornita, sinoita i karlsbergita v meteoritakh. Geokhimiya: 3: 329-340.

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  • Localities for Carlsbergite

    The 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. ? 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.
    Chile
     
    • Antofagasta Region
      • Antofagasta Province
    H. J. Axon, J. Kinder, C. W. Haworth and J. W. Horsfield (1981) Carlsbergite, CrN, in Troilite, FeS, of the Sikhote Alin Meteoritic Iron. Mineralogical Magazine 44:107-109.
    Germany
     
    • Saxony
      • Erzgebirge
        • Bahretal
    H. J. Axon, J. Kinder, C. W. Haworth and J. W. Horsfield (1981) Carlsbergite, CrN, in Troilite, FeS, of the Sikhote Alin Meteoritic Iron. Mineralogical Magazine 44:107-109.
    Greenland
     
    • Qaasuitsup
      • Saviksoah Peninsula
    Nature (1971) 233, 113-114
    Japan
     
    • Kyushu Region
      • Nansei Archipelago
        • Okinawa Prefecture
          • Senkaku Islands (Diaoyudao Islands; Diaoyutai Islands)
    Ouroboros - www.um.u-tokyo.ac.jp/museum/ouroboros/01_03/diaoyudaoite.html
    Nigeria
     
    • Cross River State
    H. J. Axon, J. Kinder, C. W. Haworth and J. W. Horsfield (1981) Carlsbergite, CrN, in Troilite, FeS, of the Sikhote Alin Meteoritic Iron. Mineralogical Magazine 44:107-109.
    Russia
     
    • Far-Eastern Region
      • Primorskiy Kray
        • Sikhote-Alin Mts
          • Paseka village
    Pavel M. Kartashov data; H. J. Axon, J. Kinder, C. W. Haworth and J. W. Horsfield (1981) Carlsbergite, CrN, in Troilite, FeS, of the Sikhote Alin Meteoritic Iron. Mineralogical Magazine 44:107-109.
    Somalia
     
    • Bakool Region
      • Uegit (Wajid)
        • Dersa
    Buchwald, V. F., & Scott, E. R. (1971): First nitride (CrN) in iron meteorites. Nature Phys. Soc., 233, 113-114.
    South Africa
     
    • Western Cape Province
      • Cape Winelands District
    H. J. Axon, J. Kinder, C. W. Haworth and J. W. Horsfield (1981) Carlsbergite, CrN, in Troilite, FeS, of the Sikhote Alin Meteoritic Iron. Mineralogical Magazine 44:107-109.
    USA
     
    • Arizona
      • Coconino Co.
        • Winslow
          • Meteor Crater and vicinity
    Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 154.
    • Georgia
      • Oglethorpe Co.
    H. J. Axon, J. Kinder, C. W. Haworth and J. W. Horsfield (1981) Carlsbergite, CrN, in Troilite, FeS, of the Sikhote Alin Meteoritic Iron. Mineralogical Magazine 44:107-109.
    • Kentucky
      • Franklin Co.
    Buchwald, V. F. (1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites. University of California Press. 3 volumes, 1418 pages.
      • Kenton Co.
    Zapiski Vseross. Mineral. Obshch. (1999) 128/3, 64-72 (in russian)
    • Montana
      • Broadwater Co.
    H. J. Axon, J. Kinder, C. W. Haworth and J. W. Horsfield (1981) Carlsbergite, CrN, in Troilite, FeS, of the Sikhote Alin Meteoritic Iron. Mineralogical Magazine 44:107-109.
    • North Carolina
      • Buncombe Co.
    Buchwald,Vagn F.,(1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites
      • Cherokee Co.
        • Murphy
    H. J. Axon, J. Kinder, C. W. Haworth and J. W. Horsfield (1981) Carlsbergite, CrN, in Troilite, FeS, of the Sikhote Alin Meteoritic Iron. Mineralogical Magazine 44:107-109.
      • Davidson Co.
    H. J. Axon, J. Kinder, C. W. Haworth and J. W. Horsfield (1981) Carlsbergite, CrN, in Troilite, FeS, of the Sikhote Alin Meteoritic Iron. Mineralogical Magazine 44:107-109.
      • Guilford Co.
    Buchwald,Vagn F.,(1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites
      • Randolph Co.
    Buchwald,Vagn F.,(1975) Handbook of Iron Meteorites
    • Pennsylvania
      • Somerset Co.
        • New Baltimore
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