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Oulankaite

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Formula:
(Pd,Pt)5(Cu,Fe)4SnTe2S2
System:
Tetragonal
Lustre:
Metallic
Hardness:
3½ - 4
This page provides mineralogical data about Oulankaite.

Classification of Oulankaite

Approved
2.BC.40

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 Oulankaite

Physical Properties of Oulankaite

Metallic
Hardness (Mohs):
3½ - 4

Crystallography of Oulankaite

Crystal System:
Tetragonal

Chemical Properties of Oulankaite

Formula:
(Pd,Pt)5(Cu,Fe)4SnTe2S2
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Oulankaite to other Species

2.BC.UM2004-45-Se:AgHgPd(Ag,Cu)6Hg2Pd2Se3
2.BC.05PalladseitePd17Se15
2.BC.05MiassiteRh17S15
2.BC.05UM2000-47-S:CuFePdPt(Cu,Fe,Pd,Pt,Rh)9S8
2.BC.10Oosterboschite(Pd,Cu)7Se5
2.BC.15ChrisstanleyiteAg2Pd3Se4
2.BC.15JagüéiteCu2Pd3Se4
2.BC.20KeithconnitePd20Te7
2.BC.25Vasilite(Pd,Cu)16(S,Te)7
2.BC.30TelluropalladinitePd9Te4
2.BC.35LuberoitePt5Se4
2.BC.45Telargpalite(Pd,Ag)3(Te,Bi)
2.BC.50TemagamitePd3HgTe3
2.BC.55SopcheiteAg4Pd3Te4
2.BC.60LaflammeitePd3Pb2S2
2.BC.65TischendorfitePd8Hg3Se9

Other Names for Oulankaite

Name in Other Languages:
German:Oulankait
Spanish:Oulankaita

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 Oulankaite

Reference List:
Mineralogical Record: 27: 465-466.

Barkov, A.Yu., Men'shikov, Y.P., Begizov, V.D., Lednev, A.I. (1996) Oulankaite, a new platinum-group mineral from the Lukkulaisvaara layered intrusion, Northern Karelia, Russia. European Journal of Mineralogy: 8: 311-316.

Barkov, A.Y., Fleet, M.E., Martin, R.F., and Tarkian, M. (2004) Compositional variations of oulankaite and a new series of argentian oulankaite from the Lukkulaisvaara layered intrusion, northern Russian Karelia. Canadian Mineralogist: 42: 439-453.

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Localities for Oulankaite

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.
Russia (TL)
 
  • Northern Region
    • Karelia Republic
      • Northern Karelia
        • Oulanka plutonic complex
          • Olanga River (Oulanka River)
[MinRec 27:465]; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Barkov, A. Y., Martin, R. F., Tarkian, M., Poirier, G., & Thibault, Y. (2001). Pd–Ag Tellurides from a Cl-rich environment in the Lukkulaisvaara layered intrusion, northern Russian Karelia. The Canadian Mineralogist, 39(2), 639-653.
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