cylindrite


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cylindrite

[sə′lin‚drīt]
(mineralogy)
Pb3Sn4Sb2S14 A blackish-gray mineral consisting of sulfur, lead, antimony, and tin, occurring in cylindrical forms that separate under pressure into distinct sheets or folia.
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Cylindrite occurs in a unique habit consisting of very thin, leadgray folia rolled up into cylinders.
Vuggy masses of franckeite lined with drusy franckeite crystals from 2 to 5 mm are currently the main ore in one portion of the Contacto vein, where franckeite is associated with pyrite, arsenopyrite, wurtzite and rare cylindrite.
Franckeite and cylindrite are almost invariably associated with some stannite (Bandy, 1944).
Composite structures of members of the cylindrite group are formed of two kinds of layers, pseudo-hexagonal (H) and pseudo-tetragonal (Q).
The cylindrite structure has been interpreted as consisting of incommensurable alternating layers of pseudo-tetragonal and pseudo-hexagonal symmetry.
59] studied the formation of [beta] cylindrites by extruding supercooled iPP melt through capillary die.
Upon further investigation, they found that the supermolecular structure actually consists of two separate layers: an [Alpha] row-nucleated region in the vicinity of the fiber surface and [Beta] cylindrites growing selectively from the [Alpha] nuclei.