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Bowlesite

Collectors Summary

Crystal System orthorhombisch, Pca21

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

PtSnS

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Platin, Zinn, Schwefel

Unit weight: 345.8544 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 3

Info

Empirical formula:

PtSnS

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Sulfur

S

9.27

1

33.33

32.0655000

32.0655000

Tin

Sn

34.32

1

33.33

118.7107000

118.7107000

Platinum

Pt

56.40

1

33.33

195.0782000

195.0782000

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

2.EB.10

2: Sulfide und Sulfosalze (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide, Sulfarsenite, Sulfantimonite, Sulfbismuthite)
E: Metallsulfide mit M:S >= 1:2
B: M:S = 1:2, mit Fe, Co, Ni, PGE, usw.
10:Markasit-Gruppe

IMA sta­tus

anerkannt - CNMNC Newsletter 52 (2019)

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

orthorhombisch

Class (H-M)

mm2

Space Group number

29

Space Group

Pca21

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

6.12

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

6.12

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

6.10

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

1

Cell param­e­ters c/b

0.997

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Volumne (ų)

228.472

Kristall struc­ture

Isotypisch mit Cobaltit; Struktur ermittelt

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

3.526(40), 3.054(47), 2.490(36), 2.159(82), 1.843(100), 1.401(64), 1.368(32), 1.367(35)

XRD chart Bowlesite

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

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

Südafrika/Nordwest (North West), Provinz/Bojanala Platinum, Distrikt/Western Bushveld Complex/Merensky Reef

Type mate­r­ial

Das Typmaterial ist in den mineralogischen Sammlungen des Department of Earth Sciences, Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD, UK, Katalognummer BM2019,11 (Holotypus), und des Museo di Storia Naturale, Università di Pisa, Via Roma 79, Calci (Pisa), Italien, Katalognummer 19909 (Anthropotypus) hinterlegt.

Preface

Name from

Dr. John Bowles (Manchester University, UK) für seine Beiträge zur Erzmineralogie und seine Arbeiten über Minerallagerstätten in mafischen und ultramafischen Gesteinen.

Author (Name, Year)

Anna Vymazalová, Federica Zaccarini, Giorgio Garuti, František Laufek, Daniela Mauro, Chris J. Stanley und Cristian Biagioni (2020)

References

Anna Vymazalová; Federica Zaccarini; Giorgio Garuti; František Laufek; Daniela Mauro; Chris J. Stanley; Cristian Biagioni: Bowlesite, PtSnS, a new platinum group mineral (PGM) from the Merensky Reef of the Bushveld Complex, South Africa. Mineralogical Magazine Vol. 84, Nr. 3 (2020) S. 468-476.

Vymazalová, A., Zaccarini, F., Garuti, G., Laufek, F., Mauro, D., Stanley, C.J. and Biagioni, C. (2019) Bowlesite, IMA 2019-079. CNMNC Newsletter No. 52; Mineralogical Magazine, 83, https://doi.org/10.1180/mgm.2019.73

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IMA Number

IMA 2019-079

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