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Molybdenite-2H

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About Molybdenite-2HHide

Formula:
MoS2
Crystal System:
Hexagonal
A polytype of Molybdenite


Chemical Properties of Molybdenite-2HHide

Formula:
MoS2

Crystallography of Molybdenite-2HHide

Crystal System:
Hexagonal
Class (H-M):
6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) - Dihexagonal Dipyramidal
Space Group:
P63/mmc
Setting:
P63/mmc
Cell Parameters:
a = 3.16 Å, c = 12.3 Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 3.892
Unit Cell V:
106.37 ų
Z:
2

Synonyms of Molybdenite-2HHide

Other Language Names for Molybdenite-2HHide

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Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Calcite1 photo of Molybdenite-2H associated with Calcite on mindat.org.
Amphibole Supergroup1 photo of Molybdenite-2H associated with Amphibole Supergroup on mindat.org.

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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 Molybdenite-2HHide

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Handbook of Mineralogy Vol I p336

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Localities for Molybdenite-2HHide

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- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Canada
 
  • Nova Scotia
    • Cape Breton Co.
J. A. Mandarino and R. I. Gait (1970) Molybdenite polytypes in the Royal Ontario Museum. The Canadian Mineralogist 10:723-729.
  • Québec
    • Abitibi-Témiscamingue
      • La Vallée-de-l'Or RCM
        • Réservoir-Dozois
Age of the Cabonga nepheline syenite, Grenville Province, western Quebec Hudon, Pierre; Friedman, Richard M.; Gauthier, Gilles; Martignole, Jacques Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, vol. 43, issue 9, pp. 1237-1249
China
 
  • Anhui
    • Chizhou
      • Qingyang Co.
Peng Zhang, Xiaoling Yuan, Qing Zhang, and Shan Yang (2011): Geology of Anhui 21(1), 35-39
  • Fujian
    • Nanping
      • Wuyishan Co.
        • Pingdi-Shangxikeng Mo deposit
Cuizhi Wang and Shuchao Fu (2013): Geology and Exploration 49(1), 39-49
Italy
 
  • Piedmont
    • Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province
      • Ossola Valley
        • Antigorio Valley
          • Devero Valley
            • Baceno
              • Devero Alp
Collected by Frank de Wit (1989-2000)
Norway
 
  • Telemark
    • Tokke
      • Bandaksli
Frondel, J.W. & Wickman, F. E. (1970): Molybdenite polytypes in theory and occurrence. II. Some naturally-occurring polytypes of molybdenite. American Mineralogist. 55, 1857-1875.
  • Vest-Agder
    • Vennesla
      • Øvrebø
Mandarino, J.A. and Gait, R.I (1970): Molybdenite polytypes in the Royal Ontario Museum. Canadian Mineralogist 10: 723-729
Russia
 
  • Chelyabinsk Oblast
    • Kartalinsky District
Plotinskaya, O. Y., Grabezhev, A. I., & Seltmann, R. (2015). Rhenium in ores of the Mikheevskoe porphyry Cu-Mo deposit, South Urals. Geology of Ore Deposits, 57(2), 118-132.
Switzerland
 
  • Valais
    • Binn Valley
      • Kriegalp Valley (Chriegalp Valley)
van der Burgt, A. & Cuchet, S. (2005): Neu: Gadolinit, Aeschynit und Synchisit vom Fleschsee, Binntal (Schweiz). Lapis 30 (4), 19-27, 50. (in German)
      • Lercheltini area (Lärcheltini)
http://binn.strahlen.org/php/frame.php?section=loc&sub=5&infoid=120
    • Turtmann Valley
      • Blüomatttälli
Ansermet, S. (2012): Mines et minéraux du Valais - II. Anniviers et Tourtemagne. With contributions by N. Meisser, Ed. Porte-plumes (Ayer)
USA
 
  • Alaska
    • Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area
      • Ketchikan Mining District
        • Prince of Wales Island
Frondel,Judith W. and Wickman,Frans E.(1970) Molybdenite Polytypes In Theory And Occurence.II.Some Naturally -Occurring Polytypes Of Molybdenite.The American Mineralogist,Vol.55,Nov-Dec,1970
  • Arizona
    • Mohave Co.
      • Cerbat Mts (Cerbat Range)
        • Wallapai Mining District
          • Mineral Park Mining District
Newberry,Rainer J.J.,(1979) Polytypism in Molybdenite(I):a non-equllibrium impurity-induced phenomenon:American Mineralogist 64,pp 758-767
    • Pima Co.
      • Santa Rita Mts
        • Helvetia-Rosemont Mining District
Frondel,Judith W. and Wickman ,Frans E,(1970) Molybdenite Polytypes In Theory And Occurrence,II.Some Naturally -Occurring Polytypes Of Molybdenite,The America MIneralogist,Vol.55,Nov-Dec,1970
Newberry,RainerJ.J.,(1979) Polytypism in Molybdenite (I):a non-equllibrium impurity-induced phenomenon: American Mineralogist 64 pp.758-767
    • Santa Cruz Co.
      • Patagonia Mts
        • Harshaw Mining District
Newberry,Rainer J.J.,(1979) Polytyism in Molybdenite(I):a non -equllibrium impurity-induced phenomenon:American Mineralogist Vol.64,pp.758-767
        • Patagonia Mining District
Frondel,Judith W. and Wickman, Frans E,(1970) Molybdenite Polytypes In Theory And Occurrence .II.Some Naturally- Occurring Polytypes Of Molybdenite. The America Mineralogist,Vol.55,Nov-Dec,1970
  • California
    • Alpine Co.
      • Hope Valley Mining District
        • Stevens Peak
Frondel, J.W. and Wickman, F.E. (1970) Molybdenite polytypes in theory and occurrence. II: Some naturally occurring polytypes of molybdenite. American Mineralogist: 55: 1857-1875; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California: 79.; Newberry,Rainer J.J.,(1979) Polytyism in Molybdenite(I):a non-equllibrium impurity-induced phenomenon: American Mineralogist 64 pp.758-767
    • Fresno Co.
      • Kings Canyon National Park
        • Kanawyers
Frondel, J.W. and Wickman, F.E. (1970) Molybdenite polytypes in theory and occurrence. II: Some naturally occurring polytypes of molybdenite. American Mineralogist: 55: 1858; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 79.
    • Inyo Co.
      • Bishop Mining District (Tungsten Hills Mining District)
        • Scheelite
Newberry,Rainer J.J.,(1979) Polytypism in Molybdenite(I):a non-equllibrium impurity-induced phenomenon: American Mineralogist 64 pp.758-767
  • Colorado
    • Lake Co.
Newberry,Rainer J.J.,(1979) Polytypism in Molybdenite (I):non-equllibrium impurity-induced phenomenon:American Mineralogist 64,pp 758-767
 
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