Manganese Sulfide

MnS

Manganese Sulfide - MnSManganese Sulfide - MnS
Chemical name
Manganese Sulfide
Mineral name
Hauerite
Chemical formula
MnS
Melting point [°C]
1610
Crystal system
isometric
Crystal Class
m3m (4/m 3 2/m) - Hexoctahedra
Space Group
Fm3m, No. 225
Unit cell
a [Å]:5.2236
b [Å]:5.2236
c [Å]:5.2236
Molecular weight [g/mol]
87001
Formula units
Z = 4
Mohs hardness
3.5 - 4
Density [g/cm3]
3.95 - 4.04
Cleavage
{100} Perfect, {010} Perfect, {001} Perfect
Fracture / Tenacity
Brittle
Color
Black, Lead gray, Brownish gray
Streak
Dark green, brown
Luster
Sub Metallic
Refractive Index
n = 2.69
Birefringence δ
0.000
Solubility in water
0.006 g/l (20 °C)