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Stannoidite

Sulfide mineral

Stannoidite is a sulfide mineral composed of five chemical elements , tin. Its name originates from Latin stannum (tin) and Greek eides (or Latin oïda meaning "like"). The mineral is found in hydrothermal Cu-Sn deposits.

Stannoidite was first described in 1969 for an occurrence in the Konjo mine, Okayama prefecture , Japan

Identification

Color of mineral

Brown

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

4

Luster ( interacts light )

Metallic

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Orthorhombic