Meaning of AIKINITE in English

AIKINITE

General Information:

Chemical Formula:

PbCuBiS3

Composition:

(Molecular Weight = 575.92 gm)

Copper 11.03 % Cu

Bismuth 36.29 % Bi

Lead 35.98 % Pb

Sulfur 16.70 % S

Empirical Formula:

PbCuBiS3

Locality:

TL: Berezovsk near Ekaterinburg, Ural Mountains.

Physical Properties:

Cleavage:

[010] Indistinct

Color:

lead gray, grayish black, or reddish brown.

Density:

6.1 - 6.8, Average = 6.44

Diaphaniety:

Opaque

Habits:

Acicular - Occurs as needle-like crystals., Massive - Uniformly indistinguishable crystals forming large masses.,

Hardness:

2-2.5 - Gypsum-Finger Nail

Luster:

Metallic

Streak:

grayish black

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