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Stistaite

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About StistaiteHide

Formula:
SnSb
Colour:
Light gray
Lustre:
Metallic
Hardness:
3
Crystal System:
Trigonal
Name:
The name reflects its composition, containing antimony (Latin = STIbium) and tin (Latin "STAnnum").
Not the only representative of the Sn-Sb. Compare, e.g., 'Unnamed (Sn-Sb)'.


Classification of StistaiteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
1969
2.AA.45

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
A : Alloys
A : Alloys of metalloids with Cu, Ag, Au
Dana 7th ed.:
1.3.2.1
1.3.1.5

1 : NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
3 : Semi-metals and non-metals
3.6.4

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 StistaiteHide

Metallic
Transparency:
Opaque
Colour:
Light gray
Hardness:

Chemical Properties of StistaiteHide

Formula:
SnSb
Common Impurities:
Cu

Crystallography of StistaiteHide

Crystal System:
Trigonal
Class (H-M):
3m (3 2/m) - Hexagonal Scalenohedral
Space Group:
R3m
Cell Parameters:
a = 4.3251(4) Å, c = 5.3376(6) Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 1.234
Unit Cell V:
86.47 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Comment:
Incommensurately modulated structure.

Type Occurrence of StistaiteHide

Synonyms of StistaiteHide

Other Language Names for StistaiteHide

German:Stistait
Simplified Chinese:锑锡矿
Spanish:Stistaita
Traditional Chinese:銻錫礦

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

2.AA.Domeykite-βCu3-xAs
2.AA.10aAlgodonite(Cu1-xAsx)Hex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
2.AA.10bDomeykiteCu3AsIso. 4 3m : I4 3d
2.AA.10dKoutekiteCu5As2Hex.
2.AA.15NovákiteCu20AgAs10Mon.
2.AA.20CuprostibiteCu2(Sb,Tl)Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/nmm
2.AA.25KutinaiteAg6Cu14As7 Iso.
2.AA.30Allargentum(Ag1-xSbx)Hex.
2.AA.35DyscrasiteAg3SbOrth. mm2 : Pmm2
2.AA.40MaldoniteAu2BiIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m

Related Minerals - Dana Grouping (8th Ed.)Hide

1.3.1.1ArsenicAsTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
1.3.1.2AntimonySbTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
1.3.1.3StibarsenAsSbTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
1.3.1.4BismuthBiTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
1.3.1.7ParadocrasiteSb3AsMon. 2 : B2

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

3.6.1HerzenbergiteSnSOrth.
3.6.2Ottemannitebeta Sn2S3
3.6.3BerndtiteSnS2Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3m1
3.6.5GalenaPbSIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
3.6.6ClausthalitePbSeIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
3.6.7AltaitePbTeIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
3.6.8Furutobeite(Cu,Ag)6PbS4Mon.
3.6.9AschamalmitePb6Bi2S9Mon. 2/m
3.6.10Betekhtinite(Cu,Fe)21Pb2S15Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Immm
3.6.11Shadlunite(Pb,Cd)(Fe,Cu)8S8

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.

References for StistaiteHide

Reference List:
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American Mineralogist (1971): 56: 358.
Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (1981): 3: 120.
Noren, Lasse; Withers, Ray L.; Schmid, Siegbert; Brink, Frank J.; Ting, Valeska (2006): Old friends in a new light: "SnSb" revisited. Journal of Solid State Chemistry 179, 404-412.
Lidin, S.; Christensen, J.; Jansson, K.; Fredrickson, D.; Withers, R.; Noren, L.; Schmid, S. (2009: Incommensurate stistaite--Order made to order. Inorganic Chemistry 48, 5497-5503.

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Localities for StistaiteHide

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.

Locality ListHide

- 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.
Colombia
 
  • Chocó Department
    • Mun. de Novita
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Kyrgyzstan
 
  • Jalal-Abad Oblast
    • Chatkal Range
      • Kasan ore field
Sabir K. Mustafin data
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Sakha Republic (Yakutia)
[World of Stones 12:49]
      • Northern Yakutia
        • Olenyok (Olenek) river basin
Koval'skii, V.V., Oleinikov, O.B. (1985): Native metals and natural polymineralic alloys of copper, zinc, lead, tin and antimony in rocks from the "Leningrad" kimberlite pipe. Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR: 285: 203-208; in: Hawthorne, F.C., Bladh, K.W., Burke, E.A.J., Grew, E.S., Langley, R.H., Puziewicz, J., Roberts, A.C., Shigley, J.E., Vanko, D.A. (1987): New mineral Names. American Mineralogist: 72: 227
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Chukotskii Autonomous Okrug
      • Kolyma area
        • Bol'shoi Anyui River Basin
          • Baimka River
            • Aluchinskii Massif (Aluchin horst)
American Mineralogist, Volume 83, pages 901–906, 1998
      • Okhotsk-Chukotka belt
[AmMin 82:821]
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaya Oblast'
  • Urals Region
    • Middle Urals
      • Sverdlovskaya Oblast'
        • Ivdel'
Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data of 2017
USA
 
  • Minnesota
    • Lake Co.
      • Beaver Bay
        • Beaver Bay Complex
Chusi Li, Ripley, E.M., Oberthür, T., Miller, Jr., J.D., and Joslin, G.D. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 97-110.
Uzbekistan (TL)
 
  • Sidaryo Viloyati (Syrdar'ya)
    • North Nuratau Range
NJMM (1981), 117; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
  • Tashkent Viloyati (Toshkent)
    • Angren Region
      • Chatkal-Kuraminskii Range
        • Kuraminskie Mtn
Sabir K. Mustafin data
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