Meaning of ALABANDITE in English

ALABANDITE

General Information:

Chemical Formula:

MnS

Composition:

(Molecular Weight = 87.00 gm)

Manganese 63.14 % Mn

Sulfur 36.86 % S

Empirical Formula:

Mn2+S

Locality:

TL: Turkey, Aydin, Alabanda

Name Origin:

Named after its locality Alabanda, Turkey.

Physical Properties:

Cleavage:

[100] Perfect, [010] Perfect, [001] Perfect

Color:

black, lead gray, or brownish gray.

Density:

3.95 - 4.04, Average = 3.99

Diaphaniety:

Opaque

Habits:

Massive - Granular - Common texture observed in granite and other igneous rock., Disseminated - Occurs in small, distinct particles dispersed in matrix., Granular - Generally occurs a s anhedral to subhedral crystals in matr

Hardness:

3.5-4 - Copper Penny-Flourite

Luminescence:

None.

Luster:

Sub Metallic

Streak:

dark green

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