Mineral Information and Data:

Briartite
Cu2FeGeS4 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Gaston Briart, who studied the Kipushi deposit in Shaba Province, Zaire.

IMA status : Approved Species 1965 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
02.09.02.03  
  (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.KA.10
  (02) Sulfides
  (02.K) Sulfarsenates, Sulfantimonates
  (02.KA) Sulfarsenates with (As,Sb)S4 tetrahedra
  
Crystal system: Tetragonal System
Point group (H-M): 42m (or 4 2m) — scalenohedral
  
  
  

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