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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Tin does not occur naturally by itself, and must be extracted from a base compound, usually cassiterite, stannite, cylindrite, franckeite, canfieldite, and teallite.
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.