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Ottemannite

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Formula:
Sn2S3
Hardness:
2
See also the similar suredaite.


Classification of Ottemannite

Approved
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
2.11.9.1

2 : SULFIDES
11 : AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
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

Physical Properties of Ottemannite

Hardness (Mohs):
2

Chemical Properties of Ottemannite

IMA Formula:
Sn2S3
Elements listed in formula:

Type Occurrence of Ottemannite

Relationship of Ottemannite to other Species

2.DB.05AntimonseliteSb2Se3
2.DB.05BismuthiniteBi2S3
2.DB.05GuanajuatiteBi2Se3
2.DB.05MetastibniteSb2S3
2.DB.05PääkköneniteSb2AsS2
2.DB.05StibniteSb2S3
2.DB.10SuredaitePbSnS3
2.DB.15BowieiteRh2S3
2.DB.15KashiniteIr2S3
2.DB.20Montbrayite(Au,Sb)2Te3
2.DB.25EdgariteFeNb3S6
2.DB.30Tarkianite (Cu,Fe)(Re,Mo)4S8
2.DB.35CameroniteCu5-x(Cu,Ag)3+xTe10 (x = 0.43)
3.6.1HerzenbergiteSnS
3.6.3BerndtiteSnS2
3.6.4StistaiteSnSb
3.6.5GalenaPbS
3.6.6ClausthalitePbSe
3.6.7AltaitePbTe
3.6.8Furutobeite(Cu,Ag)6PbS4
3.6.9AschamalmitePb6-3xBi2+xS9
3.6.10Betekhtinite(Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15
3.6.11Shadlunite(Fe,Cu)8(Pb,Cd)S8

Other Names for Ottemannite

Name in Other Languages:

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.

References for Ottemannite

Reference List:
Moh, G.H. and Berndt, F. (1965) American Mineralogist, 50, 2107.

American Mineralogist (1966): 51: 1551.

Acta Crystallographica (1982): B38: 2022-2023.

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Localities for Ottemannite

This 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 for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? 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.
Argentina
 
  • Jujuy
    • Rinconada Department
[See suredaite]
Bolivia
 
  • Oruro Department
    • Avaroa Province
      • Huari
Van King
  • Potosí Department
    • Potosí City
Moh, G.H. and Berndt, F. (1965) American Mineralogist, 50, 2107.
Namibia
 
  • Erongo Region
    • Karibib District
      • Spitzkopje Area
        • Klein Spitzkopje granite stock (Kleine Spitzkoppe; Klein Spitzkoppe)
http://rruff.geo.arizona.edu/doclib/hom/ottemannite.pdf#search=%22ottemannite%22
    • Swakopmund District
      • Arandis
No reference
Norway
 
  • Nordland
    • Hemnes
      • Bleikvassli
Cook, N.J., Spry, P.G., and Vokes, F.M. (1998): Mineralogy and textural relationships among sulphosalts and related minerals in the Bleikvassli Zn-Pb-(Cu) deposit, Nordland, Norway. Mineralium Deposita 34, 35-56.
USA
 
  • Pennsylvania
    • Schuylkill Co.
Reed, Juliet C. (1976), Annotated Biblio. of Minerals New to the PA List 1965-1974, The Mineralogical Soc. of PA, Inc.: 19 & 23, 59; Finkelman, Robert B., et al (1974), "Observations on Mins. from Burning Anthracite Seams and Culm in PA, Geol. Soc. of Ame
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