Cylindrite: the relation between its cylindrical shape and modulated structure

Wang Su Wang, P R Buseck

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Cylindrite a lead, tin, antimony, iron sulfosalt having a distinctive cylindrical morphology and a composite structure, is characterized by incommensurate structural modulations. It contains two types of sheets, and these have pseudohexagonal (H) and pseudotetragonal (T) structures with distinct lattice dimensions. The structure changes systematically from core to periphery of the crystals. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)758-764
Number of pages7
JournalAmerican Mineralogist
Issue number7-8
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geophysics
  • Geochemistry and Petrology


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