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Rustenburgite

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Rustenburgit
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Rustenburgit

Größe: 1,5 x 0,8 x 0,7 cm, Fundort: Rustenburg Mine, Western Bushveld Complex, Nordwest, Südafrika

Copyright: Rob Lavinsky
Contribution: thdun5 2010-06-11
Locality: Rustenburg Town & Townlands Mine / Rustenburg / Western Bushveld Complex / Bojanala Platinum, Distrikt / Nordwest (North West), Provinz / Südafrika
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Rustenburgit (SNr: Erz-Rust-2-1-9)

Erzschliff mit Rustenburgit und Atokit, Sobolevskit, Tetraferroplatin, einer unbenannten Phase, sowie Chalkopyrit, Pentlandit aus der Oktjabrsky Lagerstätte, Norilsk, Russland. Analyse von N. Rudas...

Collection: Klaus Schäfer
Copyright: Klaus Schäfer
Contribution: Klaus Schäfer 2020-02-01
Locality: Oktyabr'skoye Mine (Oktyabr'sky, Oktyabr'skoe) / Talnakh / Noril'sk / Putoran-Plateau / Taimyrhalbinsel (Tajmyr) / Krasnojarsk, Region (Krasnojarski krai) / Sibirien, Föderationskreis / Russland

Collectors Summary

Color zinnweiß
Lustre Metallglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 4.5 - 5
Solubility - Säuren
Crystal System kubisch, Fm3m
Morphology Nur (erz)mikroskopisch erkennbar

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Pt3Sn

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Platin, Zinn

Unit weight: 703.9453 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 4

Info

Empirical formula:

Pt3Sn

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Tin

Sn

16.86

1

25.00

118.7107000

118.7107000

Platinum

Pt

83.14

3

75.00

195.0782000

585.2346000

Anal­y­sis wt%

Pt : 53.44, Pd : 28.28, Sn : 17.70, PLT : 81.72 (Ref: Canadian Mineralogist 75)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

1.AG.10

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
10:Zvyagintsevit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

I/A.16-030

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

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

1.AH.610

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

Hey's Chem­ical Index of Min­er­als

01.73

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

Dana 8th edi­tion

01.02.05.02

01: Native Elements and Alloys
02: Native Elements with platinum group metals and alloys
05: Isoferroplatinum group (Space Group Pm3m)

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

zinnweiß

Change in color

hell cremefarben in reflektiertem Licht

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

opak

Lus­tre

Metallglanz

Anisotropism

isotropisch

Reflec­tiv­ity: (Lambda nm) ↓, ↑, Ø

(480) 56.20, , 56.20
(546) 59.80, , 59.80
(589) 60.40, , 60.40
(656) 61.65, , 61.65

Reflection chart Rustenburgite

Reflec­tiv­ity Ø

59.51

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

kubisch

Class (H-M)

m3m

Space Group number

225

Space Group

Fm3m

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

4.018

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

1

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

1

Volumne (ų)

64.868

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

2.279(100),
1.984(70),
1.401(80),
1.198(90),
1.148(40),
0.917(70),
0.895(70),
0.819(60)

XRD chart Rustenburgite

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

Morphol­ogy

Nur (erz)mikroskopisch erkennbar

Crystals 3D

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Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

4.5 - 5

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

365 (25g)

Density (g/cm³)

18.02 (berechnet)

18.019 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

- Säuren

Preface

Rare­ness

!!! - extrem selten, Einzelfund

Name from

Typlokalität

Author (Name, Year)

Mihálik & Hiemstra & de Villiers, 1975

References

Canadian Mineralogist 13 (1975), 146.

Canadian Mineralogist 19 (1981), 599.

American Mineralogist 61 (1976), 340 (Zusammenfassung).

Canadian Mineralogist 38 (2000), 599.

Canadian Mineralogist 40 (2002), 435.

Other languages

German

Rustenburgit

Spanish

Rustenburgita

French

Rustenburgite

English

Rustenburgite

Russian

Рустенбургит

Traditional Chinese

方錫鉑礦

Simplified Chinese

方锡铂矿

Alternative Name

Simplified Chinese

等轴锡铂矿

CNMNC (IMA)-Number

IMA 1974-040

CNMNC symbol

Symbol

Rsb

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German pages

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English pages

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Russian pages

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German pages

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