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Sopcheite (Sopcheit)

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Sopcheit mit Kotulskit
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Sopcheit mit Kotulskit  E
Analysed with energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy EDX

REM-BSE Aufnahme eines Anschliffes mit Sopcheit und Kotulskit (beide weiß), neben Chalkopyrit (hellgrau) und Pyroxen (?, dunkelgrau), Rustenburg Town & Townlands Mine, Rustenburg, North West Provin...

Collection: Marco Gabriel Collection
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Locality: Rustenburg Town & Townlands Mine / Rustenburg Lagerstätte / Mokopane (Potgietersrus) / Eastern Bushveld Complex / Limpopo, Provinz / Südafrika
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 blass grau, braunton in reflektiertem Licht
Lustre Metallglanz
Hardness (Mohs) 4
Crystal System orthorhombisch, Cmca

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Ag4Pd3Te4

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Palladium, Silber, Tellur

Unit weight: 1261.14788 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 11

Info

Empirical formula:

Ag4Pd3Te4

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Palladium

Pd

25.32

3

27.27

106.4210000

319.2630000

Silver

Ag

34.21

4

36.36

107.8682200

431.4728800

Tellurium

Te

40.47

4

36.36

127.6030000

510.4120000

Anal­y­sis wt%

Ø Ag : 33.09, Pd : 24.59, Fe : 1.47, Te : 41.73, PLT : 24.59 (Ref: Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 1904-1974 82)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

2.BC.55

2: Sulfide und Sulfosalze (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide, Sulfarsenite, Sulfantimonite, Sulfbismuthite)
B: Metallsulfide, M : S > 1 : 1 (hauptsächlich 2 : 1)
C: mit Rhodium (Rh), Palladium (Pd), Platin (Pt), usw.
55:Sopcheit-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

II/A.07-040

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

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

2.BC.240

2: SULFIDES
B: Sulfides (etc) with Me/S > 1/1 (mostly 2/1)
C: With Pd
2: Telargpalite-Sopcheite-Group (with Te)

Dana 8th edi­tion

02.16.10.01

02: Sulfide Minerals
16: Sulfides - Including Selenides and Tellurides with miscellaneous formulae
10: Chrisstanleyite Group

IMA sta­tus

Anerkannt von der CNMNC

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

blass grau, braunton in reflektiertem Licht

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

opak

Lus­tre

Metallglanz

Anisotropism

schwach, gelblich rot zu bläulich

Reflec­tiv­ity: (Lambda nm) ↓, ↑, Ø

(400) 36.20, 38.30, 37.25
(420) 37.00, 39.00, 38.00
(440) 38.80, 39.90, 39.35
(460) 41.20, 40.80, 41.00
(480) 43.30, 41.70, 42.50
(500) 44.60, 42.60, 43.60
(520) 45.00, 43.50, 44.25
(540) 44.80, 44.40, 44.60
(560) 44.80, 45.60, 45.20
(580) 45.20, 47.00, 46.10
(600) 45.50, 48.30, 46.90
(620) 45.70, 49.20, 47.45
(640) 45.90, 49.80, 47.85
(660) 46.20, 50.20, 48.20
(680) 46.50, 50.50, 48.50
(700) 47.00, 50.80, 48.90

Reflection chart Sopcheite

Reflec­tiv­ity Ø

44.35

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

orthorhombisch

Class (H-M)

mmm

Space Group number

64

Space Group

Cmca

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

12.212(2)

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

6.138(2)

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

11.040

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

1.99

Cell param­e­ters c/b

1.799

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

4

Volumne (ų)

827.528

Kristall struc­ture

František Laufek, Anna Vymazalová, Tatiana Lvovna Grokhovskaya, Jakub Plášil, Michal Dušek, Dmitryi Anatolevich Orsoev, Vladimir V. Kozlov: The crystal structure of sopcheite, Ag4Pd3Te4, from the Lukkulaisvaara intrusion, Karelia, Russia. European Journal of Mineralogy Vol. 29 Nr. 4 (2017) S. 603-612.

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

4.12(40),
3.33(100),
2.70(50),
2.56(60),
2.30(50),
2.15(40),
2.03(40),
1.805(70)

XRD chart Sopcheite

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

Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

4

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

170 (10g)

Density (g/cm³)

9.948 (berechnet)

10.122 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

Russland/Nordwestrussland, Föderationskreis/Murmansk, Oblast/Kola-Halbinsel/Monche-Tundra/Monchegorsk/Cu-Ni-Lagerstätte/Sopcha, Berg

Type mate­r­ial

Geology Museum, Kola Branch, Academy of Sciences, Apatity, Russia, 5709/1

Preface

Occurrences

In feinen Adern Chalcopyrit schneidend

Asso­cia­tions

Merenskyit, Kotulskit, Chalcopyrit, Mackinawit (Monchegorsk Lagerstätte, Russland)

Author (Name, Year)

Orsoev & Rezhenova & Bogdanova, 1982

References

Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva 111 (1982), 114

FRANTIŠEK LAUFEK; ANNA VYMAZALOVÁ; TATIANA LVOVNA GROKHOVSKAYA; JAKUB PLÁŠIL; MICHAL DUŠEK; DMITRYI ANATOLEVICH ORSOEV; VLADIMIR V. KOZLOV - The crystal structure of sopcheite, Ag4Pd3Te4, from the Lukkulaisvaara intrusion, Karelia, Russia (2017) European Journal of Mineralogy - Appeared or available online: 26. Juni 2017

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

Sopcheite

Ag4Pd3Te4

orthorhombisch : mmm : Cmca

2.BC.55

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

Telargpalite

(Pd,Ag)3(Te,Bi,Pb)

kubisch : 43m : F43m

II/A.07-010

Keithconnite

Pd20Te7

trigonal : 3 : R3

II/A.07-020

Telluropalladinite

Pd9Te4

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

II/A.07-030

Kojonenite

Pd7-xSnTe2 {0.3 ≤ x ≤ 0.8}

tetragonal : 4/mmm : I4/mmm

II/A.07-032

Oulankaite

Pd5Cu4SnTe2S2

II/A.07-035

Sopcheite

Ag4Pd3Te4

orthorhombisch : mmm : Cmca

II/A.07-040

Temagamite

Pd3HgTe3

trigonal : 3m : P3m1

II/A.07-050

Borovskite

Pd3SbTe4

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

II/A.07-060

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

Telargpalite

(Pd,Ag)3(Te,Bi,Pb)

kubisch : 43m : F43m

2.BC.200

Keithconnite

Pd20Te7

trigonal : 3 : R3

2.BC.210

Vasilite

(Pd,Cu)16(S,Te)7

kubisch : 43m : I43m

2.BC.220

Telluropalladinite

Pd9Te4

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

2.BC.230

Sopcheite

Ag4Pd3Te4

orthorhombisch : mmm : Cmca

2.BC.240

Temagamite

Pd3HgTe3

trigonal : 3m : P3m1

2.BC.260

Tischendorfite

Pd8Hg3Se9

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pmmn

2.BC.265

Chrisstanleyite

Ag2Pd3Se4

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

2.BC.270

Jagüéite

Cu2Pd3Se4

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

2.BC.275

Borovskite

Pd3SbTe4

kubisch : m3m : Fm3m

2.BC.280

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

Sopcheite

Ag4Pd3Te4

orthorhombisch : mmm : Cmca

02.16.10.01

Chrisstanleyite

Ag2Pd3Se4

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

02.16.10.02

Jagüéite

Cu2Pd3Se4

monoklin : 2/m : P21/c

02.16.10.03

Henryite

Cu4Ag3Te4

02.16.11.01

Furutobeite

(Cu,Ag)6PbS4

monoklin : 2, m, 2/m : C2, Cm, C2/m

02.16.12.01

Schlemaite

(Cu,Ag)6(Pb,Bi)Se4

monoklin : 2/m : P21/m

02.16.12.02

Stützite

Ag5-xTe3 {x = 0.24-0.36}

hexagonal : 6m2 : P62m

02.16.13.01

Gortdrumite

Cu18FeHg6S16

02.16.14.01

Rickardite

Cu3-xTe2

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pmmn

02.16.15.01

Oosterboschite

(Pd,Cu)7Se5

02.16.15.02

Maucherite

Ni11As8

tetragonal : 422, 422 : P41212, P43212

02.16.16.01

Athabascaite

Cu5Se4

02.16.17.01

Penzhinite

(Ag,Cu)4Au(S,Se)4

hexagonal : 622 : P6322

02.16.18.01

Palladseite

Pd17Se15

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

02.16.19.01

'Miassite'

Rh17S15

kubisch : m3m : Pm3m

02.16.19.02

Other languages

German

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English

Sopcheite

Spanish

Sopcheíta

Russian

Сопчеит

IMA Number

IMA 1980-101

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