Being a complex sulfide mineral with certain proportions of a metal, a semi-metal, and sulfur (or, rarely, selenium).

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  • Sulfosalt minerals — are those complex sulfide minerals with the general formula: AmBnSp; where A represents a metal such as copper, lead, or silver; B represents a semi metal such as arsenic, antimony or bismuth; and S is sulfur or rarely selenium. In the more… …   Wikipedia

  • sulfosalt — ▪ mineral also spelled  sulphosalt         Sulfosalts Sulfosaltsany of an extensive group of minerals, mostly rare species, marked by some of the most complicated atomic and crystal structures known to inorganic chemistry. They conform to the… …   Universalium

  • sulfosalt — sul·fo·salt …   English syllables

  • sulfosalt — ˈsəlfəˌsȯlt noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary sulf + salt : a compound (as tetrahedrite) that is either a salt of an inorganic thio acid or a double or multiple sulfide …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cobaltite — from Sweden General Category Sulfosalt mineral Chemical formula …   Wikipedia

  • Pyrargyrite — General Category Sulfosalt Chemical formula Ag3SbS3 …   Wikipedia

  • Cylindrite — Trinacria Mine, Callipampa, Poopó Province, Oruro Department, Bolivia General Category Sulfosalt minerals …   Wikipedia

  • Meneghinite — twin, 1.1 x 0.4 x 0.2 cm. Bottino Mine, Stazzema, Italy General Category Sulfosalt mineral Chemical formula CuPb1 …   Wikipedia

  • Classification of minerals — This list gives an overview of the classification of minerals (non silicates) and includes mostly IMA recognized minerals and its groupings. This list complements the alphabetical list on List of minerals (complete) and List of minerals. Rocks,… …   Wikipedia

  • Tennantite — Infobox mineral name = Tennantite category = Mineral: sulfosalt boxwidth = boxbgcolor = imagesize = caption = A sample of tennantite formula = Cu12As4S13 molweight = 1,471.40 gm color = Steel gray to iron gray habit = massive to well formed… …   Wikipedia

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