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|System:||Monoclinic||Colour:||Cream-colored with a ...|
|Name:||Named for Joseph Hector Gilles Laflamme (b. 1947), Canadian mineralogist, of the Canada Centre for Mineral and Energy Technology (CANMET), Ottawa, in recognition of his important contributions to the characterization of platinum-group minerals.|
New parkerite-type sulfide
Classification of Laflammeite
|Strunz 8th edition ID:||2/B.12-25|
|Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:||2.BC.60|
2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
B : Metal Sulfides, M: S > 1: 1 (mainly 2: 1)
C : With Rh, Pd, Pt, etc.
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Type Occurrence of Laflammeite
|Type Locality:||Kirakkajuppura PGE deposit, Sompujärvi Reef, Penikat complex, Lapland Region, Finland|
Physical Properties of Laflammeite
|Colour:||Cream-colored with a brownish tint|
Crystallography of Laflammeite
Chemical Properties of Laflammeite
|Essential elements:||Pb, Pd, S|
|All elements listed in formula:||Pb, Pd, S|
Relationship of Laflammeite to other Species
|Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):|
Other Names for Laflammeite
|Health Warning:||No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.|
References for Laflammeite
Barkov, A.Y., Martin, R.F., Halkoaho, T.A.A., and Criddle, A.J. (2002) Laflammeite, Pd3Pb2S2, a new platinum-group mineral species from the Penikat layered complex, Finland. Canadian Mineralogist: 40: 671-678.
Internet Links for Laflammeite
Localities for Laflammeite
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(TL) indicates type locality. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
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