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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
0 :
0 :

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
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-BritvinitePb14Mg9Si10O28(BO3)4(CO3)2F2(OH)12
2/0.0-BrowneiteMnS

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.

Wurtzite Group in petrology

Common component of (items highlighted in red)

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