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Wurtzite Group

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M = Cd, Mn, Zn; X = S, Se
Hemimorphic hexagonally close packed simple sulfides.

Compare Sphalerite Group.

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Classification of Wurtzite GroupHide


2 : Sulphides
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Chemical Properties of Wurtzite GroupHide


M = Cd, Mn, Zn; X = S, Se

Relationship of Wurtzite Group to other SpeciesHide

Group Members:
Buseckite (Fe,Zn,Mn)SHex. 6mm : P63mc
Cadmoselite CdSeHex. 6mm : P63mc
Greenockite CdSHex. 6mm : P63mc
Rambergite MnSHex. 6mm : P63mc
Wurtzite (Zn,Fe)SHex. 6mm : P63mc

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping (8th Edition)Hide

2/0.0-00Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2/0.0-Schlemaite(Cu,◻)6(Pb,Bi)Se4Mon. 2/m : P21/m
2/0.0-WilhelmramsayiteCu3FeS3·2H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmmm
2/0.0-Britvinite[Pb7(OH)3F(BO3)2(CO3)][Mg4.5(OH)3(Si5O14)]Tric. 1 : P1
2/0.0-BrowneiteMnS Iso. 4 3m : F4 3m

Other InformationHide

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 petrologyHide

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Internet Links for Wurtzite GroupHide

Localities for Wurtzite GroupHide

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