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Hongshiite

Collectors Summary

Color leuchtend weiß mit einem leichtbräunlichen Farbton
Streak color schwarz
Lustre Metallglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 4 - 5
Solubility - HCl, HNO3
Crystal System hexagonal,

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

PtCu

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Kupfer, Platin

Unit weight: 258.6245 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 2

Info

Empirical formula:

PtCu

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Copper

Cu

24.57

1

50.00

63.5463000

63.5463000

Platinum

Pt

75.43

1

50.00

195.0782000

195.0782000

Anal­y­sis wt%

Ø Pt : 74.93, Cu : 24.52, PLT : 74.93 (Ref: Chin.Acad.Geol.Sci.82)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

1.AG.45

1: Elemente (Metalle, intermetallische Legierungen, Metalloide u. Nichtmetalle, Carbide, Silicide, Nitride u. Phosphide)
A: Metalle und intermetallische Legierungen
G: PGE(Platin-Gruppen-Elemente)-Metall-Legierungen
45:Skaergaardit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

I/A.14-090

I: ELEMENTE
A: Metalle und intermetallische Verbindungen
14: Platinmetalle und Platin-Eisen-Verbindungen, Verbindungen mit Zinn/Blei und Verwandte

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

1.AH.200

1: ELEMENTS
A: Metals, Intermetallic Compounds, and Alloys
H: PGE Alloys

Hey's Chem­ical Index of Min­er­als

01.83

01: Elements and Alloys (including the arsenides, antimonides and bismuthides of Cu, Ag and Au)

Dana 8th edi­tion

01.02.03.01

01: Native Elements and Alloys
02: Native Elements with platinum group metals and alloys

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC nach der Veröffentlichung

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

leuchtend weiß mit einem leichtbräunlichen Farbton

Streak color

schwarz

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

opak

Lus­tre

Metallglanz

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

hexagonal

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

10.703

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

13.197

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

1.233

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

120°

Z

48

Volumne (ų)

1309.233

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

6.057(10),
4.278(30),
2.299(20),
2.194(100),
2.141(30),
1.888(90),
1.349(50),
1.325(50)

XRD chart Hongshiite

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

Crystals 3D

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Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

4 - 5

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

241 (50g)

Density (g/cm³)

15.63 (berechnet)

15.744 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

- HCl, HNO3

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Yu & Lin & Chao & Fang & Huang, 1974

References

American Mineralogist 61 (1976), 185 (Zusammenfassung).

Bulletin of the Institute of Geology, Chinese Academy of Sciences 4 (1982), 78.

American Mineralogist 69 (1984), 411 (Zusammenfassung).

Transactions (Doklady) of the USSR Academy of Sciences, Earth Science Sections 328 (1993), 128.

Acta Geologica Sinica (in Chinese) 75 (2001), 400.

Kwitko, R., Cabral, A.R., Lehmann, B., Laflamme, J.H.G., Cabri, L.J., Criddle, A.J., and Galbiatti, H.F. (2002) Hongshiite, PtCu, from itabirite-hosted Au-Pd-Pt mineralization (jacutinga), Itabira district, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Canadian Mineralogist - Canadian Mineralogist 40 (2002), 435,711.

American Mineralogist 87 (2002), 1513 (Zusammenfassung).

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

Hongshiite

PtCu

1.AG.45

Skaergaardite

PdCu

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

1.AG.45

Michitoshiite-(Cu)

Rh(Cu1-xGex) 0<x≤0.5

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

1.AG.45

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

Rhodium

Rh

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

I/A.14-010

Palladium

Pd

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

I/A.14-020

Iridium

Ir

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

I/A.14-030

Platinum

Pt

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

I/A.14-070

Yixunite

Pt3In

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

I/A.14-080

Damiaoite

PtIn2

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

I/A.14-085

Hongshiite

PtCu

I/A.14-090

Skaergaardite

PdCu

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

I/A.14-100

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

Hongshiite

PtCu

1.AH.200

Skaergaardite

PdCu

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

1.AH.250

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

Platinum

Pt

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

01.02.01.01

Iridium

Ir

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

01.02.01.02

Rhodium

Rh

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

01.02.01.03

Palladium

Pd

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

01.02.01.04

Osmium

Os

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

01.02.02.01

Ruthenium

Ru

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

01.02.02.02

Rutheniridosmine

(Ir,Os,Ru)

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

01.02.02.03

'Rhenium'

Re

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

01.02.02.04

Hexaferrum

(Fe,Os,Ru,Ir)

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

01.02.02.04

Hongshiite

PtCu

01.02.03.01

Tetraferroplatinum

PtFe

tetragonal : 4/mmm : P4/mmm

01.02.04.01

Tulameenite

Pt(Cu,Fe)

tetragonal : 4/mmm : P4/mmm

01.02.04.02

Ferronickelplatinum

Pt2FeNi

tetragonal : 4/mmm : P4/mmm

01.02.04.03

Potarite

PdHg

tetragonal : 4/mmm : P4/mmm

01.02.04.04

Rustenburgite

Pt3Sn

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

01.02.05.02

Atokite

(Pd,Pt)3Sn

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

01.02.05.03

Zvyagintsevite

Pd3Pb

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

01.02.05.04

Chengdeite

Ir3Fe

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

01.02.05.05

Yixunite

Pt3In

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

01.02.05.06

Paolovite

Pd2Sn

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pbnm

01.02.06.01

Isoferroplatinum

Pt3Fe

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

01.02.06.01

Taimyrite-I

(Pd,Cu,Pt)3Sn

01.02.07.01

Tatyanaite

(Pt,Pd,Cu)9Cu3Sn4

orthorhombisch : mm2, 222, mmm : Pmm2, P222, Pmmm

01.02.07.02

Cabriite

Pd2SnCu

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pmmm

01.02.08.01

Stannopalladinite

Pd3Sn2

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

01.02.09.01

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

Alternative Name

English

Isoplatinocopper

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Hng

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