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Velikite Mineral

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1 Physical
1.1 Mohs Hardness
4
1.2 Luster
Metallic
1.3 Cleavage
None
1.4 Fracture
Brittle Uneven Very brittle fracture producing uneven fragments.
1.5 Streak
gray
1.6 Bulk Density
Osmium
4.97
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Kurilite
1.7 Tenacity
Not Available
2 Chemical
2.1 Formula
2.1.1 Chemical Formula
Cu2HgSnS4
2.1.2 Empirical Formula
Cu2HgSnS4
2.2 Crystal Properties
2.2.1 Crystal System
Tetragonal
2.2.2 Space group
Tetragonal Scalenohedral H-M Symbol ( 4 2m) Space Group: I 4 2m
2.2.3 Crystal Habit
Not Available
2.2.4 Crystal Class
Not Available
2.2.5 Twinning
Not Available
2.3 Molecular Weight
Proudite
574.66
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Diamond
3 Atomic
3.1 Axial Ratios
a:c = 1:1.96417
3.2 Fermion Index
Maldonite
0.14
Rank: 24 (Overall)
Algodonite
3.3 Boson Index
Algodonite
0.86
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Urea
3.4 Cell Dimensions
3.4.1 a
Mesolite
5.56
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Graphite
3.4.2 b
Liveingite
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Tantalcarbide
3.4.3 c
Taranakite
10.91
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Tiettaite
3.4.4 alpha
Nefedovite
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Schneiderhohnite
3.4.5 beta
Catapleiite
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Harmotome
3.4.6 gamma
Rhonite
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Hemihedrite
4 Optical
4.1 Photoelectric
Natronambulite
Not Available
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Hartite
4.2 Radioactivity
No Common Minerals Minerals has it !
4.2.1 GRapi
Melanocerite Ce
0.00
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Abelsonite
4.3 By Intensity
3.17(1), 1.941(0.8), 1.671(0.4
4.4 Specific Gravity
Osmium
5.67
Rank: N/A (Overall)
Kurilite
4.5 Diaphaneity
Opaque
4.6 Luminescence
Not Available
4.7 Birefringence
0
4.8 Pleochroism
Weak
5 Classification
5.1 Category
Not Available
5.2 IMA Status
Approved IMA 1977
5.3 Dana Class
02.09.02.08
5.4 Strunz Class
02.CB.15a
6 Facts
6.1 Origin
In veins cutting carboniferous black schists and limestones in a mercury deposit. The mercury dominant analog of cernyite and stannite.
6.2 Locality
Khaidarkan Hg deposit, about 60 km south of Fergana, Kirgizia. Link to  MinDat.org Location Data.
6.3 Name Origin
For A. C. Velikyi (1913-1970), a well known investigator of the ore deposits of Central Asia.
6.4 Color
Gray, Light gray, Not Available, Greenish gray, Light gray.
6.5 Name Synonym
ICSD 27746
6.6 Uses
Not Available

What is Velikite?

Minerals are solid substances, occurring naturally. Minerals are not organic compounds as their origins are inorganic. Interestingly, the process of formation of minerals do result from organic processes. What is Velikite? Here you can know all about it. Velikite mineral belongs to Not Available. You can know more about the Physical Properties of Velikite and find out all the aspects pertaining to the appearance and form of a mineral. It is also important to know the IMA status of a mineral, for this mineral IMA status is Approved IMA 1977. Another important aspect is the minerals strength or hardness, Velikite has Mohs Hardness between 4.

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