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Merenskyite

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Sopcheit mit Merenskyit, Kotulskit, Hessit etc.
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Sopcheit mit Merenskyit, Kotulskit, Hessit etc. (SNr: Erz-Sop-2-1-18)

Sopcheit mit Merenskyit, Kotulskit, Hessit, Chalkopyrit, Pentlandit, Violarit etc. aus dem Lukkulaisvaara Massiv, Nord Karelien, Russland. Analysiert von Prof. N. Rudashevsky, Petersburg.

Collection: Klaus Schäfer
Copyright: Klaus Schäfer
Contribution: Klaus Schäfer 2020-01-25
Locality: Nadezhda PGE-Lagerstätte / Lukkulaisvaara / Oulanka, Fluss / Weißes Meer / Karelien, Republik / Nordwestrussland, Föderationskreis / Russland

Collectors Summary

Color weiß
Lustre Metallglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 3.25
Crystal System trigonal, P3m1

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

PdTe2

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Palladium, Tellur

Unit weight: 361.627 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 3

Info

Empirical formula:

PdTe2

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Palladium

Pd

29.43

1

33.33

106.4210000

106.4210000

Tellurium

Te

70.57

2

66.67

127.6030000

255.2060000

Anal­y­sis wt%

Pd : 29.20, Bi : 2.60, Te : 67.80, PLT : 29.20

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/D.28-040

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

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

2.EA.370

2: SULFIDES
E: Me/S=1/2 (also < 1/2)
A: Me/S=1/2 with Cu,Ag,Au, etc.
3: With Ni,Sn,Pd,Pt, etc. - Melonite-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

02.12.14.04

02: Sulfide Minerals
12: Sulfides - Including Selenides and Tellurides where Am Bn Xp, with (m+n):p=1:2
14: Melonite Group (Trigonal: P-3m1) AX2 type

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

weiß

Change in color

weiß mit Creme Farbton in reflektiertem Licht

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

opak

Lus­tre

Metallglanz

Anisotropism

ausgeprägt bis stark

Reflec­tiv­ity: (Lambda nm) ↓, ↑, Ø

(420) 63.60, 65.00, 64.30
(440) 63.50, 65.20, 64.35
(460) 62.50, 64.70, 63.60
(480) 62.30, 64.60, 63.45
(500) 62.30, 64.80, 63.55
(520) 62.40, 65.40, 63.90
(540) 62.80, 66.00, 64.40
(560) 63.30, 66.70, 65.00
(580) 63.10, 67.20, 65.15
(600) 63.50, 68.00, 65.75
(620) 64.80, 69.10, 66.95
(640) 65.20, 69.70, 67.45
(660) 65.70, 71.00, 68.35
(680) 67.70, 73.00, 70.35
(700) 66.80, 73.00, 69.90

Reflection chart Merenskyite

Reflec­tiv­ity Ø

65.76

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

trigonal

Class (H-M)

3m

Space Group number

164

Space Group

P3m1

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

3.978

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

5.125

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

1.288

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Z

1

Volumne (ų)

70.235

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

3.07(30),
2.92(100),
2.51(20),
2.10(60),
2.02(30),
1.73(20),
1.67(30),
1.54(30)

XRD chart Merenskyite

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

Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

3.25

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

105 (10g)

Density (g/cm³)

8.547 (berechnet)

8.549 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Preface

Asso­cia­tions

Chalkopyrit, Temagamit, Borovskit

Author (Name, Year)

Kingston, 1966

References

Mineralogical Magazine 35 (1966), 815

Other languages

German

Merenskyit

French

Merenskyite

English

Merenskyite

Spanish

Merenskyíta

Russian

Меренскиит

Simplified Chinese

碲钯矿

Alternative Name

English

Biteplapalladite

Simplified Chinese

铋碲钯矿

Simplified Chinese

铋碲铂把矿

CNMNC (IMA)-Number

IMA 1965-016

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Mrk

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