Malanite R070051

Name: Malanite
RRUFF ID: R070051
Ideal Chemistry: Cu1+(Ir3+Pt4+)S4
Locality: placer from Philipp Massif, Kamchatka, Russia
Source: Michael Scott S105075 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Silver gray metallic polished fragment embedded in epoxy
Status: The identification of this mineral is not yet confirmed.
Mineral Group: [ Spinel (63) ]
RRUFF ID: R070051.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070051
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
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Yu Z (1996) Malanite - a new cupric platinum (Pt3+) and iridium (Ir3+) sulfide [in Chinese], Acta Geologica Sinica, 70, 309-314   [view file]

Barkov A Y, Halkoaho T A A, Laajoki K V O, Alapieti T T, Peura R A (1997) Ruthenian pyrite and nickeloan malanite from the Imandra layered complex, northwestern Russia, The Canadian Mineralogist, 35, 887-897   [view file]

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Bosi F, Biagioni C, Pasero M (2019) Nomenclature and classification of the spinel supergroup, European Journal of Mineralogy, 31, 183-192   [view file]