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Cuproneyite

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Formula:
Cu7Pb27Bi25S68
Lustre:
Metallic
Hardness:
3
Specific Gravity:
7.113 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Name:
For the mineral neyite and its copper content.
Cu analogue of neyite.

‘Cu-enriched cuproneyite’ may be explained by aikinite nanoinclusions in cuproneyite (Ciobanu et al., 2016).


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Classification of CuproneyiteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
2008
2.JB.25i

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
J : Sulfosalts of PbS archetype
B : Galena derivatives, with Pb
3.5.1.2

3 : SULFOSALTS
5 : 2.5 < ø < 3

Pronounciation of CuproneyiteHide

Pronounciation:
PlayRecorded byCountry
Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Physical Properties of CuproneyiteHide

Metallic
Transparency:
Opaque
Hardness:
Hardness:
VHN25=222 kg/mm2 - Vickers
Tenacity:
Brittle
Cleavage:
Distinct/Good
good, parallel to the c axis
Parting:
none
Fracture:
Irregular/Uneven
Comment:
fracture is subparallel, perpendicular to the c axis.
Density:
7.113 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of CuproneyiteHide

Type:
Anisotropic
Anisotropism:
moderate in air and strong in oil.
Bireflectance:
Bireflectance is perceptible in air and moderate in oil
Colour in reflected light:
greyish white
Internal Reflections:
none
Pleochroism:
Visible
Comments:
greyish white with faint bluish tint (darkest position) to greyish white with faint yellowish tint (lightest position)

Chemical Properties of CuproneyiteHide

Formula:
Cu7Pb27Bi25S68

Crystallography of CuproneyiteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Class (H-M):
2/m - Prismatic
Space Group:
B2/m
Setting:
C2/m
Cell Parameters:
a = 37.432(8) Å, b = 4.0529(9) Å, c = 43.545(9) Å
β = 108.803°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 9.236 : 1 : 10.744
Unit Cell V:
6,253.58 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
1

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
3.735 (96)
3.507 (50)
3.464 (53)
3.347 (84)
2.956 (77)
2.925 (46)
2.867 (100)
2.027 (81)

Type Occurrence of CuproneyiteHide

General Appearance of Type Material:
irregular or short prismatic grains, of up to 300 μm in length, intergrown with lamellae and irregular patches of cosalite and Cu–Pb-rich bismuthinite derivatives
Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Department of Mineralogy, Faculty of Geology and Geophysics, University of Bucharest, Romania (catalogue no. CATMIN 22/24).
Geological Setting of Type Material:
polymetallic mineralization related to contact metamorphism (skarn) developed around the Late Cretaceous magmatic complex at Băiţa Bihor
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Synonyms of CuproneyiteHide

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

2.JB.Andorite VIAgPbSb3S6Orth. mm2 : Pmn21
2.JB.05DiaphoriteAg3Pb2Sb3S8Mon. 2/m : P21/b
2.JB.10CosalitePb2Bi2S5Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
2.JB.15FreieslebeniteAgPbSbS3Mon. 2/m : P21/b
2.JB.15MarriteAgPbAsS3Mon. 2/m : P21/b
2.JB.20CannizzaritePb48Bi56S132Mon. 2/m : P21/m
2.JB.20WittitePb9Bi12(S,Se)27Mon.
2.JB.25aJunoiteCu2Pb3Bi8(S,Se)16Mon. 2/m : B2/m
2.JB.25iNeyiteAg2Cu6Pb25Bi26S68Mon.
2.JB.25cNordströmiteCuPb3Bi7(Se4S10)Mon.
2.JB.25gNuffielditeCu1.4Pb2.4Bi2.4Sb0.2S7Orth.
2.JB.25dProuditeCuPb7.5Bi9.33(S,Se)22Mon. 2/m : B2/m
2.JB.25hWeibullitePb5Bi8Se7S11Orth.
2.JB.25bFelbertaliteCu2Pb6Bi8S19Mon. 2/m : B2/m
2.JB.25jRouxeliteCu2HgPb23Sb27S65.5Mon. 2/m : B2/m
2.JB.25fÁngelaiteCu2AgPbBiS4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
2.JB.30aGeocronitePb14(Sb,As)6S23Mon. 2/m : P21/m
2.JB.30aJordanitePb14(As,Sb)6S23Mon. 2/m : P21/m
2.JB.30bKirkiitePb10Bi3As3S19Mon. 2/m : P21/m
2.JB.30cTsugaruitePb4As2S7Orth.
2.JB.35cPillaitePb9Sb10S23ClO0.5Mon. 2/m : B2/m
2.JB.35aZinkenitePb9Sb22S42Hex. 6 : P63
2.JB.35bScainiitePb14Sb30S54O5Mon. 2/m : B2/m
2.JB.35dPellouxite(Cu,Ag)Pb10Sb12S27O(Cl,S)0.6Mon. 2/m : B2/m
2.JB.35fTubuliteAg2Pb22Sb20S53 Mon. m : Pb
2.JB.35eChovanitePb15-2xSb14+2xS36Ox (x ~ 0.2)Mon. 2/m : B2/m
2.JB.40bAschamalmitePb6Bi2S9Mon. 2/m
2.JB.40aBursaitePb5Bi4S11 (?)Orth.
2.JB.40bEskimoiteAg7Pb10Bi15S36Mon.
2.JB.40aFizélyiteAg5Pb14Sb21S48 Mon. 2/m
2.JB.40aGustaviteAgPbBi3S6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
2.JB.40aLillianitePb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
2.JB.40cOurayiteAg3Pb4Bi5S13Orth.
2.JB.40aRamdohritePb5.9Fe0.1Mn0.1In0.1Cd0.2Ag2.8Sb10.8S24Mon. 2/m
2.JB.40aRoshchiniteAg19Pb10Sb51S96Orth.
2.JB.40dSchirmeritePbAgBi3S6 - Pb3Ag1.5Bi3.5S9Orth.
2.JB.40aTreasuriteAg7Pb6Bi15S32Mon.
2.JB.40aUchucchacuaiteAgMnPb3Sb5S12Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmmm
2.JB.40eUstarasitePb(Bi,Sb)6S10 (?)
2.JB.40aVikingiteAg5Pb8Bi13S30Mon. 2/m : B2/m
2.JB.40aXilingolitePb3Bi2S6Mon.
2.JB.40bHeyrovskýitePb6Bi2S9Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cccm
2.JB.40UM1988-05-S:AgBiCuHgPb(Hg,Ag,Cu,Pb)5Pb5Bi11S27
2.JB.40UM1988-06-S:AgBiCuHgPb(Pb,Hg)12(Cu,Ag)3(Bi,Sb)10(S,Te)27
2.JB.40aAndorite IVPb18Ag15Sb47S96Mon. 2 : P2
2.JB.55GratonitePb9As4S15Trig. 3m : R3m
2.JB.60MarrucciiteHg3Pb16Sb18S46Mon. 2/m : B2/m
2.JB.65VurroitePb20Sn2(Bi,As)22S54Cl6Orth.

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

3.5.1.1NeyiteAg2Cu6Pb25Bi26S68Mon.

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 CuproneyiteHide

Reference List:
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Ilinca, Gh., Topa, D., Makovicky, E. & Zagler, G. (2012): Cuproneyite – Cu7Pb27Bi25S68, a new mineral from Băiţa Bihor, Romania. 20th General Meeting of the IMA (IMA2010), Budapest, Hungary, August 21-27, CD of Abstracts, p. 497.
Ilinca, Gh., Makovicky, E., Topa, D., & Zagler, G. (2010): Cuproneyite, Cu7Pb27Bi25S68, a new mineral from Băiţa Bihor, Romania. Can. Mineral. 50, 353-370.
Cristiana L. Ciobanu, Nigel J. Cook, Christian Maunders, Benjamin P. Wade and Kathy Ehrig (2016): Focused Ion Beam and Advanced Electron Microscopy for Minerals: Insights and Outlook from Bismuth Sulphosalts. Minerals 6(4), 112.

Internet Links for CuproneyiteHide

Localities for CuproneyiteHide

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.
Romania (TL)
 
  • Bihor Co.
    • Nucet
Ilinca, Gh., Makovicky, E., Topa, D., & Zagler, G. (2010): Cuproneyite, Cu7Pb27Bi25S68, a new mineral from Băiţa Bihor, Romania. Can. Mineral. 50, 353-370.; Cristiana L. Ciobanu, Nigel J. Cook, Christian Maunders, Benjamin P. Wade and Kathy Ehrig (2016): Focused Ion Beam and Advanced Electron Microscopy for Minerals: Insights and Outlook from Bismuth Sulphosalts. Minerals 6(4), 112.
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