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Jacutingaite

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Collectors Summary

Cleavages sehr gut (001)
Crystal System trigonal, P3m1

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Pt2HgSe3

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Platin, Quecksilber, Selen

Unit weight: 827.6374 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 6

Info

Empirical formula:

Pt2HgSe3

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Selenium

Se

28.62

3

50.00

78.9630000

236.8890000

Platinum

Pt

47.14

2

33.33

195.0782000

390.1564000

Mercury

Hg

24.24

1

16.67

200.5920000

200.5920000

Anal­y­sis wt%

Pt : 37.30, Pd : 5.91, Cu : 0.82, Hg : 25.72, Se : 31.48 (Ref: Canadian Mineralogist 2012)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

2.EA.20

2: Sulfide und Sulfosalze (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide, Sulfarsenite, Sulfantimonite, Sulfbismuthite)
E: Metallsulfide mit M:S >= 1:2
A: M:S = 1:2, mit Cu, Ag, Au; Ni, Sn, PGE, Mo, W
20:Melonit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

II/A.06-050

II: SULFIDE UND SULFOSALZE (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide)
A: Legierungen und legierungsartige Verbindungen
6: mit Metallen der Platin-gruppe (v.a. Pd)

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

2.CC.180

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

IMA sta­tus

anerkannt, Jan. 2011 - CNMNC Newsletter No. 8, April 2011

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

trigonal

Class (H-M)

3m

Space Group number

164

Space Group

P3m1

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

7.348

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

5.300

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

0.721

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Z

3

Volumne (ų)

247.825

Kristall struc­ture

Bekannter Strukturtyp

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

5.292(100), 2.727(16), 2.444(10), 2.035(18), 1.765(37), 1.324(11), 1.045(11)

XRD chart Jacutingaite

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

Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

169 (10g)

Density (g/cm³)

16.636 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Cleav­ages

sehr gut (001)

Tenac­ity

spröde

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

Brasilien/Südosten (Região Sudeste)/Minas Gerais/Itabira/Cauê Eisenerz Lagerstätte

Type mate­r­ial

GeoMuseum "Geosammlung" der Technischen Universität von Clausthal, Adolph Roemer Strasse 2A, D-38678 Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Deutschland

Col­lec­tion number of type mate­r­ial

26580

Preface

Author (Name, Year)

Anna Vymazalová, František Laufek, Milan Drábek, Alexandre Raphael Cabral, Jakub Haloda, Tamara Sidorinová, Bernd Lehmann, Henry Francisco Galbiatti and Jan Drahokoupil (2011)

References

CNMNC Newsletter No. 8, April 2011, page 291; Mineralogical Magazine, 75, 289-294.

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Jacutingaite

Pt2HgSe3

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II/A.06-050

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

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(Pd,Ni)S

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(Pt,Pd,Ni)S

tetragonal : 4/m : P42/m

2.CC.110

Cooperite

PtS

tetragonal : 4/mmm : P42/mmc

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Jacutingaite

Pt2HgSe3

trigonal : 3m : P3m1

2.CC.180

CNMNC (IMA)-Number

IMA 2010-078

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Jac

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