Miassite R070075

Name: Miassite
RRUFF ID: R070075
Ideal Chemistry: Rh17S15
Locality: Yukhtochka placer, Tributary of Aldan River, Yakutia, Russia
Source: Michael Scott S105079 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: A mechanical mixture of dark gray metallic polished grains and pale yellow vanadinite embedded in epoxy
Status: The identification of this mineral has been confirmed only by chemical analysis
RRUFF ID: R070075.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Rh11.58Cu1.47Ru1.76Fe1.35Pt0.35Ir0.25Ni0.19Os0.05)Σ=17S15.00
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R070075
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
REFERENCES for Miassite

Britvin S N, Rudashevsky N S, Bogdanova A N, Shcherbachev D K (2001) Miassite Rh17S15, a new mineral from a placier of Miass River, Urals, Zapiski Vserossijskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 130, issue 2 41-45   [view file]

Khomyakov A P, Nechelyustov G N, Ferraris G, Gula A, Ivaldi G (2001) Labuntsovite-Fe and labuntsovite-Mg- two new minerals from the Khibina and Kovdor alkaline massifs, Kola Peninsula, Zapiski Vserossijskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 130, issue 4 36-45   [view file]

Jambor J L, Grew E S, Roberts A C (2002) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 87, 1509-1513   [view file]

Pekov I V (2007) New minerals from former Soviet Union countries, 1998-2006: new minerals approved by the IMA commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Almanac, 11, 9-51   [view file]