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Ferronickelplatinum

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Formula:
Pt2FeNi
System:
Tetragonal
Colour:
Silvery White
Hardness:
5
Name:
For the chemical composition
Forms series with tulameenite

Classification of Ferronickelplatinum

Approved
1.AG.40

1 : ELEMENTS (Metals and intermetallic alloys; metalloids and nonmetals; carbides, silicides, nitrides, phosphides)
A : Metals and Intermetallic Alloys
G : PGE-metal alloys
Dana 7th ed.:
1.2.4.3
1.2.4.3

1 : NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
2 : Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
1.88

1 : Elements and Alloys (including the arsenides, antimonides and bismuthides of Cu, Ag and Au)
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Type Occurrence of Ferronickelplatinum

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Russia: MM - St. Petersburg - Type: T: 1306/1
Year of Discovery:
1983

Occurrences of Ferronickelplatinum

Geological Setting:
Placer platinum deposits

Physical Properties of Ferronickelplatinum

Metallic
Diaphaneity (Transparency):
Opaque
Colour:
Silvery White
Hardness (Mohs):
5
Hardness (Vickers):
VHN50=481 kg/mm2
Comment:
Ductile

Crystallography of Ferronickelplatinum

Crystal System:
Tetragonal
Cell Parameters:
a = 3.871(4) Å, c = 3.635(5) Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 0.939
Unit Cell Volume:
V 54.47 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Morphology:
Granular

Optical Data of Ferronickelplatinum

Type:
Anisotropic
Anisotropism:
Weak
Colour in reflected light:
Rosy cream

Chemical Properties of Ferronickelplatinum

Formula:
Pt2FeNi
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:
Common Impurities:
Ir,Cu

Relationship of Ferronickelplatinum to other Species

Series:
Forms a series with Tulameenite (see here)
1.AG.05Hexaferrum(Fe,Os,Ru,Ir)
1.AG.05Garutiite(Ni,Fe,Ir)
1.AG.10Atokite(Pd,Pt)3Sn
1.AG.10Rustenburgite(Pt,Pd)3Sn
1.AG.10Zvyagintsevite(Pd,Pt,Au)3(Pb,Sn)
1.AG.15Taimyrite-I(Pd,Cu,Pt)3Sn
1.AG.15Tatyanaite(Pt,Pd,Cu)9Cu3Sn4
1.AG.20PaolovitePd2Sn
1.AG.25PlumbopalladinitePd3Pb2
1.AG.25Stannopalladinite(Pd,Cu)3Sn2
1.AG.30CabriitePd2CuSn
1.AG.35ChengdeiteIr3Fe
1.AG.35IsoferroplatinumPt3Fe
1.AG.40TetraferroplatinumPtFe
1.AG.40TulameenitePt2CuFe
1.AG.45HongshiitePtCu
1.AG.45SkaergaarditePdCu
1.AG.50YixunitePt3In
1.AG.55DamiaoitePtIn2
1.AG.60NiggliitePtSn
1.AG.65BortnikovitePd4Cu3Zn
1.AG.70NielsenitePdCu3
1.1CopperCu
1.2SilverAg
1.5GoldAu
1.6AuricuprideCu3Au
1.7Tetra-auricuprideAuCu
1.8ZincZn
1.9CadmiumCd
1.10DanbaiteCuZn2
1.11ZhanghengiteCuZn
1.12MercuryHg
1.13KolymiteCu7Hg6
1.14MoschellandsbergiteAg2Hg3
1.15EugeniteAg11Hg2
1.16SchachneriteAg1.1Hg0.9
1.17ParaschachneriteAg3Hg2
1.18LuanheiteAg3Hg
1.19Weishanite(Au,Ag)3Hg2
1.20IndiumIn
1.21AluminiumAl
1.22Khatyrkite(Cu,Zn)Al2
1.23Cupalite(Cu,Zn)Al
1.24DiamondC
1.25GraphiteC
1.26ChaoiteC
1.27LonsdaleiteC
1.28SiliconSi
1.29TinSn
1.30LeadPb
1.31AnyuiiteAu(Pb,Sb)2
1.31NovodnepriteAuPb3
1.32LeadamalgamPb0.7Hg0.3
1.33ArsenicAs
1.34ArsenolampriteAs
1.35PaxiteCuAs2
1.36KoutekiteCu5As2
1.37DomeykiteCu3As
1.38Algodonite(Cu1-xAsx)
1.39NovákiteCu20AgAs10
1.40KutinaiteAg6Cu14As7
1.41AntimonySb
1.42StibarsenAsSb
1.43ParadocrasiteSb3As
1.44HorsforditeCu, Sb
1.45CuprostibiteCu2(Sb,Tl)
1.46Allargentum(Ag1-xSbx)
1.47AurostibiteAuSb2
1.48DyscrasiteAg3Sb
1.49BismuthBi
1.50MaldoniteAu2Bi
1.51SulphurS8
1.52RosickýiteS
1.53SeleniumSe
1.54TelluriumTe
1.55ChromiumCr
1.56RheniumRe
1.57IronFe
1.58ChromferideFe3Cr1-x (x=0.6)
1.59FerchromideCr3Fe1-x
1.60WairauiteCoFe
1.61NickelNi
1.62Kamacite(Fe,Ni)
1.63Taenite(Fe,Ni)
1.64TetrataeniteFeNi
1.65AwaruiteNi3Fe
1.66Palladium(Pd,Pt)
1.67PotaritePdHg
1.68PaolovitePd2Sn
1.69Stannopalladinite(Pd,Cu)3Sn2
1.70CabriitePd2CuSn
1.71Taimyrite-I(Pd,Cu,Pt)3Sn
1.72Atokite(Pd,Pt)3Sn
1.73Rustenburgite(Pt,Pd)3Sn
1.74Zvyagintsevite(Pd,Pt,Au)3(Pb,Sn)
1.75PlumbopalladinitePd3Pb2
1.76Osmium(Os,Ir,Ru)
1.77Iridium(Ir,Os,Ru)
1.82PlatinumPt
1.83HongshiitePtCu
1.84NiggliitePtSn
1.85IsoferroplatinumPt3Fe
1.86TetraferroplatinumPtFe
1.87TulameenitePt2CuFe
1.89Rhodium(Rh,Pt)

Other Names for Ferronickelplatinum

Name in Other Languages:

Other Information

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Ferronickelplatinum

Reference List:
American Mineralogist: 69: 1190-1191.

Rudashevsky, N.S., Mochalov, A.G., Men'shikov, Yu.P., and Shumskaya, N.I. (1983) Ferronickelplatinum Pt2FeNi - a new mineral species. Zapiski Vserossiyskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva: 112: 487-494 (in Russian).

Bayliss (1990) Canadian Mineralogist: 28: 751-755.

Internet Links for Ferronickelplatinum

Localities for Ferronickelplatinum

map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? 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.
Dominican Republic
 
  • Monseñor Nouel Province
    • Bonao
Zaccarini, F., Proenza, J. A., Lewis, J. F., & Garuti, G. Platinum-group elements distribution and mineralogy in Loma Peguera chromitites, Loma Caribe peridotite, Dominican Republic: preliminary results. pp 265-268
Ethiopia
 
  • Oromia Province (Oromiya Province)
    • Gimbi
      • Yubdo District (Joubdo District; Youbdo District; Joubda District)
Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data (2014)
New Caledonia
 
  • Southern Province
    • Ouen Island
33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Platinum-group minerals in chromitite schlieren from the ouen island, new caledonia ophiolite
Russia (TL)
 
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Chukotskii Autonomous Okrug
      • Pekul'nei Range
        • Northern Pekul'nei River
Zapiski Vserossiyskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva (1983): 112: 487-494 (in Russian).; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
    • Koriak-Kamchatka area (Koriak Autonomous Okrug & Kamchatka Oblast')
Fejer, E. E. (1986). Thirty-fourth list of new mineral names. Mineralogical Magazine, 50, 741-61.
  • Urals Region
    • Middle Urals
      • Sverdlovskaya Oblast'
        • Nizhnii Tagil
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
South Africa
 
  • Limpopo Province
www.bgr.de/b423/oberthuer_ptconf_pgm_bushveld.pdf.
  • Mpumalanga Province
www.cosis.net/abstracts/EAE03/11407/EAE03-A-11407.pdf.
USA
 
  • Pennsylvania
    • Chester Co.
      • State Line Chromite District
Smith, II, R. C. and Barnes, J. H. (2011)
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