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Manganoquadratite

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About ManganoquadratiteHide

Formula:
AgMnAsS3
Crystal System:
Tetragonal
Name:
For the relation to quadratite.
The Mn analogue of quadratite.


Classification of ManganoquadratiteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
2011
2.GC.25

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
G : Sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites
C : Poly-sulfarsenites
3.4.12.4

3 : SULFOSALTS
4 : ø = 3

Physical Properties of ManganoquadratiteHide

Streak:
reddish
Cleavage:
Perfect

Chemical Properties of ManganoquadratiteHide

Formula:
AgMnAsS3

Crystallography of ManganoquadratiteHide

Crystal System:
Tetragonal
Class (H-M):
4 2 2 - Trapezohedral
Space Group:
P43 2 2
Cell Parameters:
a = 5.4496(5) Å, c = 32.949(1) Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 6.046
Unit Cell V:
978.52 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
3.154(77)
2.746(52)
2.725(100)
2.716(13)
1.934(53)
1.927(27)
1.644(28)
1.577(21)

Type Occurrence of ManganoquadratiteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Museo di Storia Naturale, Sezione di Mineralogia e Litologia, Universita` di Firenze, Firenze, Italy, catalogue number 3108/I

Synonyms of ManganoquadratiteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Alabandite3 photos of Manganoquadratite associated with Alabandite on mindat.org.
Keutschite2 photos of Manganoquadratite associated with Keutschite on mindat.org.
Calcite2 photos of Manganoquadratite associated with Calcite on mindat.org.
Bournonite-Seligmannite Series1 photo of Manganoquadratite associated with Bournonite-Seligmannite Series on mindat.org.
Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series1 photo of Manganoquadratite associated with Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

2.GC.05HatchiteAgTlPbAs2S5Tric. 1 : P1
2.GC.05Wallisite(Cu,Ag)TlPbAs2S5Tric.
2.GC.10SinneriteCu6As4S9Tric. 1 : P1
2.GC.15WatanabeiteCu4(As,Sb)2S5Orth.
2.GC.20SimoniteTlHgAs3S6Mon. 2/m
2.GC.25QuadratiteAg(Cd,Pb)AsS3Tet.
2.GC.30SmithiteAgAsS2Mon. 2/m
2.GC.35TrechmanniteAgAsS2Trig.
2.GC.40aAleksitePbBi2Te2S2Trig.
2.GC.40bKochkaritePbBi4Te7Trig.
2.GC.40cPoubaitePbBi2(Se,Te,S)4Trig.
2.GC.40cRucklidgeitePbBi2Te4Trig.
2.GC.40eBabkinitePb2Bi2(S,Se)3Trig.
2.GC.40dSaddlebackitePb2Bi2Te2S3Hex.
2.GC.45TvalchrelidzeiteHg3SbAsS3Mon. 2/m
2.GC.50MutnovskitePb4As2S6IClOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma

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

3.4.12.1SamsoniteAg4MnSb2S6Mon. 2/m : P21/m

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 ManganoquadratiteHide

Reference List:
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Bonazzi, P., Bindi, L. and Keutsch, F.N. (2011): Manganoquadratite, IMA 2011-008. CNMNC Newsletter No. 10, October 2011, page 2550.
Bonazzi, P., Bindi, L. and Keutsch, F.N. (2012): Manganoquadratite, AgMnAsS3, a new manganese-bearing sulfosalt from the Uchucchacua polymetallic deposit, Lima Department, Peru: Description and crystal structure. American Mineralogist, 97, 1199-1205.

Internet Links for ManganoquadratiteHide

Localities for ManganoquadratiteHide

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.
Peru (TL)
 
  • Lima Department
    • Oyon Province
Bonazzi, P., Bindi, L. and Keutsch, F.N. (2011): Manganoquadratite, IMA 2011-008. CNMNC Newsletter No. 10, October 2011, page 2550; Bonazzi, P., Bindi, L. and Keutsch, F.N. (2012): Manganoquadratite, AgMnAsS3, a new manganese-bearing sulfosalt from the Uchucchacua polymetallic deposit, Lima Department, Peru: Description and crystal structure. American Mineralogist, 97, 1199-1205.
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