Mineral Information and Data:

Stannite
Cu2FeSnS4 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named From the Latin stannum - "tin.".

IMA status : Valid species (Pre-IMA 1832) Grandfathered
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
02.09.02.01  
  (02) Sulfides - Including Selenides and Tellurides
  (02.09) where Am Bn Xp, with (m+n):p=1:1
  (02.09.02) Stannite Group (Tetragonal: I-42m) A2BCS type
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
02.CB.15a
  (02) Sulfides
  (02.C) Metal Sulfides, M:S = 1:1 (and similar)
  (02.CB) With Zn, Fe, Cu, Ag, etc.
  
Crystal system: Tetragonal System
Point group (H-M): 42m (or 4 2m) — scalenohedral
  
  
  

<<< BACK TO MINERAL SEARCH