Mineral Information and Data:

Sugakiite
Cu(Fe,Ni)8S8 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Asahiko Sugaki (b. 1923) of Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan.

IMA status : Approved Species 2005 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
02.07.02.02  
  (02) Sulfides - Including Selenides and Tellurides
  (02.07) where Am Bn Xp, with (m+n):p=9:8
  (02.07.02)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
02.BB.15c
  (02) Sulfides
  (02.B) Metal Sulfides, M:S > 1:1 (mainly 2:1)
  (02.BB) With Ni, Fe
  
Crystal system: Tetragonal System
Point group (H-M): 4/mmm (or 4/m 2/m 2/m) — ditetragonal-dipyramidal
  
  
  

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