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Bowieite

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Bowieit
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Bowieit

Bowieit als 1 mm großes Korn; aus einem Waschkonzentrat; Salmon River,Alaska

Collection: Rockhounder
Copyright: Rockhounder
Contribution: Rockhounder 2018-09-06
Locality: Salmon River-Red Mountain District / Goodnews Bay / Bethel Borough / Alaska / USA
Bowieit
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Bowieit (SNr: Erz-Bowi-2-1-8)

Erzschliff mit Bowieit, Kashinit, Rutheniridosmium, Laurit, Cuproiridsit, Isoferroplatinum, einer unbenannten Phase etc. aus einer Seife im Pekoulney Massiv, Korjak, Russland. Analyse von N. Rudash...

Collection: Klaus Schäfer
Copyright: Klaus Schäfer
Contribution: Klaus Schäfer 2020-02-04
Locality: Nord Pekul'nei, Fluss / Pekul'nei-Berge / Autonomer Kreis der Tschuktschen (Tschukotka; Chukotskii) / Ferner Osten, Föderationskreis / Russland

Collectors Summary

Color blass grau zu blass grau-braun
Hardness (Mohs) 7
Solubility - HCl, HNO3, H2SO4
Crystal System orthorhombisch, Pbcn

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

(Rh,Ir,Pt)1.77S3

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Iridium, Platin, Rhodium, Schwefel

Unit weight: 342.078370824 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 4.77

Info

Empirical formula:

(Rh0.6Ir0.3Pt0.1)1.77S3

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Sulfur

S

28.12

3

62.89

32.0655000

96.1965000

Rhodium

Rh

31.95

1.06

22.26

102.9055020

109.2856431

Iridium

Ir

29.84

0.53

11.13

192.2173000

102.0673863

Platinum

Pt

10.09

0.18

3.71

195.0782000

34.5288414

Anal­y­sis wt%

Ø Rh : 36.70, Ir : 22.90, Pt : 9.70, S : 25.70, PLT : 69.30 (Ref: Canadian Mineralogist 84)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

2.DB.15

2: Sulfide und Sulfosalze (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide, Sulfarsenite, Sulfantimonite, Sulfbismuthite)
D: Metallsulfide mit M:S = 3:4 und 2:3
B: M:S = 2:3
15:Bowieit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

II/D.06-020

II: SULFIDE UND SULFOSALZE (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide)
D: Sulfide mit Metall : S,Se,Te < 1:1

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

2.DB.200

2: SULFIDES
D: With Me/S <1/1 and >1/2
B: Me/S=2/3
2: Bowieite-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

02.11.12.01

02: Sulfide Minerals
11: Sulfides - Including Selenides and Tellurides where Am Bn Xp, with (m+n):p=2:3

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

blass grau zu blass grau-braun

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

opak

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

orthorhombisch

Class (H-M)

mmm

Space Group number

60

Space Group

Pbcn

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

8.464

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

5.999

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

6.123

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

1.411

Cell param­e­ters c/b

1.021

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

4

Volumne (ų)

310.899

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

3.00(100),
2.143(70),
1.757(90),
1.728(70),
0.788(100),
0.777(100),
0.773(100)

XRD chart Bowieite

Calculated from d-spacing and intensity at 0.1541838 nm (Cu)

Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

7

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

1288 (100g)

Density (g/cm³)

6.94 (berechnet)

7.308 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

- HCl, HNO3, H2SO4

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Desborough & Criddle, 1984

References

Canadian Mineralogist 22 (1984), 543

Related minerals "Strunz Classification" (9. Edition) [Mineral | Chemical formula | Crystal system : Class (H-M) : Space Group | Indenture number]

Bowieite

(Rh,Ir,Pt)1.77S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pbcn

2.DB.15

Kashinite

(Ir,Rh)2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pbcn

2.DB.15

Related minerals "Lapis Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula | Crystal system : Class (H-M) : Space Group | Indenture number]

Kashinite

(Ir,Rh)2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pbcn

II/D.06-010

Bowieite

(Rh,Ir,Pt)1.77S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pbcn

II/D.06-020

Daomanite

CuPtAsS2

orthorhombisch : mm2 : Ama2

II/D.06-030

Related minerals "Hoelzel Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula : Crystal system : Class (H-M) | Space Group | Indenture number]

Bowieite

(Rh,Ir,Pt)1.77S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pbcn

2.DB.200

Kashinite

(Ir,Rh)2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pbcn

2.DB.230

Related minerals "Dana 8. Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula : Crystal system : Class (H-M) | Space Group | Indenture number]

Nagyágite

Pb(Pb,Sb)S2(Te,Au)

monoklin : 2/m : P21/m

02.11.10.01

Buckhornite

(Pb2BiS3)(AuTe2)

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pmmn

02.11.11.01

Bowieite

(Rh,Ir,Pt)1.77S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pbcn

02.11.12.01

Kashinite

(Ir,Rh)2S3

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pbcn

02.11.12.02

Edgarite

FeNb3+2Nb4+S6

hexagonal : 6 : P63

02.11.13.01

Museumite

Pb5AuSbTe2S12

monoklin : 2/m, 2 : P21/m, P21

02.11.14.01

Other languages

German

Bowieit

French

Bowieite

English

Bowieite

Spanish

Bowieíta

Russian

Бауит

Traditional Chinese

硫銥銠礦

Simplified Chinese

硫铱铑矿

Alternative Name

German

Sulrhodit

Spanish

Sulrhodita

English

Sulrhodite

Traditional Chinese

硫銥鉑銠礦

Simplified Chinese

硫铱铂铑矿

IMA Number

IMA 1980-022

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