Erlichmanite R070095

Name: Erlichmanite
RRUFF ID: R070095
Ideal Chemistry: OsS2
Locality: placer from Philipp Massif, Kamchatka, Russia
Source: Michael Scott S105089 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Silver bleb in black isoferroplatinum nugget, polished and embedded in epoxy
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Pyrite (16) ]
RRUFF ID: R070095.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070095
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Erlichmanite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Anthony J W, Bideaux R A, Bladh K W, and Nichols M C (1990) Handbook of Mineralogy, Mineral Data Publishing, Tucson Arizona, USA, by permission of the Mineralogical Society of America. [view file]

Oftedal I (1928) Über die Kristallstrukturen der verbindungen RuS2, OsS2, MnTe2 und AuSb2. Mit einem Anhang über die Gitterkonstant von Pyrit, Zeitschrift für Physikalische Chemie, 135, 291-299   [view file]

Snetsinger K G (1971) Erlichmanite (OsS2), a new mineral, American Mineralogist, 56, 1501-1506   [view file]

Stingl T, Mueller B, Lutz H D (1992) Crystal structure refinement of osmium(II) disulfide, Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 202, 161-162   [view file]

González-Jiménez J M, Gervilla F, Proenza J A, Kerestedjian T, Augé T, Bailly L (2009) Zoning of laurite (RuS2) - erlichmanite (OsS2): Implications for the origin of PGM in ophiolite chromitites, European Journal of Mineralogy, 21, 419-432

Bowles J F W, Suárez S, Prichard H M, Fisher P C (2018) The mineralogy, geochemistry and genesis of the alluvial platinum-group minerals of the Freetown Layered Complex, Sierra Leone, Mineralogical Magazine, 82, S223-S246

Kitahara G, Yoshiasa A, Ishimaru S, Terai K, Tokuda M, Nishio-Hamane D, Tanaka T, Sugiyama K (2023) Crystal structures of rhodium-containing erlichmanite–laurite solid solutions (Os1–x–yRuxRhyS2: x = 0.09–0.60, y = 0.07–0.10) with unique compositional dependence, Mineralogical Magazine, 87, 396-406