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Hexatestibiopanickelite

Collectors Summary

Color bräunlich grau, gelblich weiß, hellgelb
Hardness (Mohs) 2.75
Crystal System hexagonal, P63/mmc

Chemism

Chemical formula

(Ni,Pd)(Te,Sb)

Chemical composition

Antimon, Nickel, Palladium, Tellur

Unit weight: 196.76759 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 2

Info

Empirical formula:

(Ni0.75Pd0.25)(Te0.75Sb0.25)

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Nickel

Ni

22.37

0.75

37.50

58.6934200

44.0200650

Palladium

Pd

13.52

0.25

12.50

106.4210000

26.6052500

Antimony

Sb

15.47

0.25

12.50

121.7601000

30.4400250

Tellurium

Te

48.64

0.75

37.50

127.6030000

95.7022500

Analysis wt%

Ni : 20.00, Pd : 16.00, Sb : 31.00, Te : 33.00, PLT : 16.00 (Ref: American Mineralogist 76)

Strunz 9th edition incl. updates

2.CC.05

2: Sulfide und Sulfosalze (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide, Sulfarsenite, Sulfantimonite, Sulfbismuthite)
C: Metallsulfide, M : S = 1 : 1 (und ähnliche)
C: mit Nickel (Ni), Eisen (Fe), Cobalt (Co), usw.
05:Nickelin-Gruppe

Lapis Classification

II/C.20-070

II: SULFIDE UND SULFOSALZE (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide)
C: Sulfide mit Metall : S,Se,Te ~ 1:1
20: Nickelin-Gruppe

Classification by Hölzel

2.CC.370

2: SULFIDES
C: Sulfides (etc) with Me/S=1/1
C: With Pd,Pt, etc. - Coordination Number ~[4], Planar
3: Coordination Number ~[3+3] Nickeline-Group

IMA status

Ohne Prüfung durch die CNMNC veröffentlicht

Optical Properties

Color

bräunlich grau, gelblich weiß, hellgelb

Diaphaneity (Transparency)

opak

Crystallography

Crystal System

hexagonal

Class (H-M)

6/mmm

Space Group number

194

Space Group

P63/mmc

Cell parameters a (Å)

3.98

Cell parameters b (Å)

-

Cell parameters c (Å)

5.35

Cell parameters a/b or c/a

1.344

Cell parameters c/b

-

Cell parameters α

90°

Cell parameters β

90°

Cell parameters γ

120°

Z

2

Volumne (ų)

73.392

X-Ray Powder Diffraction

2.890(100),
2.109(80),
1.990(70),
1.635(40),
1.580(50),
1.108(60)

XRD chart Hexatestibiopanickelite

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

Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hardness (Mohs)

2.75

VHN (Hardness Vickers)

75 (5g)

Density (g/cm³)

8.94

8.903 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Platinum Metal Mineral Research Group, 1974

References

Geochimica (in Chinese) (1974), 169

Other languages

German

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French

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English

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Spanish

Hexatestibiopaniquelita

Russian

Гексатестибиопаникелит

Traditional Chinese

六方碲銻鈀鎳礦

Simplified Chinese

六方碲锑钯镍矿

Alternative Name

Spanish

Hexatestibiopanickelita

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