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Padmaite

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Formula:
PdBiSe
System:
Isometric
Hardness:
3 - 4
Member of:
This page provides mineralogical data about Padmaite.

Classification of Padmaite

Approved
2/D.17-175
2.EB.25

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
E : Metal Sulfides, M: S <= 1:2
B : M:S = 1:2, with Fe, Co, Ni, PGE, etc.
2.12.3.10

2 : SULFIDES
12 : AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
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First Recorded Occurrence of Padmaite

Year of Discovery:
1991

Physical Properties of Padmaite

Hardness (Mohs):
3 - 4

Crystallography of Padmaite

Crystal System:
Isometric
Cell Parameters:
a = 6.44Å
Unit Cell Volume:
V 267.09 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Optical Data of Padmaite

Type:
Isotropic

Chemical Properties of Padmaite

Formula:
PdBiSe
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:
Common Impurities:
Pt,Ag,S

Relationship of Padmaite to other Species

Member of:
Other Members of Group:
ChangchengiteIrBiS
CobaltiteCoAsS
GersdorffiteNiAsS
Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
JolliffeiteNiAsSe
KalungaitePdAsSe
MaslovitePtBiTe
MayingiteIrBiTe
MicheneritePdBiTe
MilotaitePdSbSe
PlatarsitePtAsS
TestibiopalladitePdTe(Sb,Te)
TolovkiteIrSbS
UllmanniteNiSbS
Willyamite(Co,Ni)SbS
2.EB.05aAurostibiteAuSb2
2.EB.05bBambollaiteCu(Se,Te)2
2.EB.05aCattieriteCoS2
2.EB.05aErlichmaniteOsS2
2.EB.05aFukuchiliteCu3FeS8
2.EB.05aGeversitePtSb2
2.EB.05aHaueriteMnS2
2.EB.05aInsizwaitePt(Bi,Sb)2
2.EB.05aKrut'aiteCuSe2
2.EB.05aLauriteRuS2
2.EB.05aPenroseite(Ni,Co,Cu)Se2
2.EB.05aPyriteFeS2
2.EB.05aSperrylitePtAs2
2.EB.05aTrogtaliteCoSe2
2.EB.05aVaesiteNiS2
2.EB.05aVillamaninite(Cu,Ni,Co,Fe)S2
2.EB.05aDzharkeniteFeSe2
2.EB.05aGaotaiiteIr3Te8
2.EB.10bAlloclasiteCo1-xFexAsS
2.EB.10dCostibiteCoSbS
2.EB.10aFerroseliteFeSe2
2.EB.10aFrohbergiteFeTe2
2.EB.10cGlaucodot(Co0.50Fe0.50)AsS
2.EB.10aKulleruditeNiSe2
2.EB.10aMarcasiteFeS2
2.EB.10aMattagamiteCoTe2
2.EB.10eParacostibiteCoSbS
2.EB.10ePararammelsbergiteNiAs2
2.EB.10fOeniteCoSbAs
2.EB.15aAnduoite(Ru,Os)As2
2.EB.15aClinosaffloriteCoAs2
2.EB.15aLöllingiteFeAs2
2.EB.15aNisbiteNiSb2
2.EB.15aOmeiite(Os,Ru)As2
2.EB.15cPaxiteCuAs2
2.EB.15aRammelsbergiteNiAs2
2.EB.15aSafflorite(Co,Ni,Fe)As2
2.EB.15bSeinäjokite(Fe,Ni)(Sb,As)2
2.EB.20ArsenopyriteFeAsS
2.EB.20GudmunditeFeSbS
2.EB.20Osarsite(Os,Ru)AsS
2.EB.20Ruarsite(Ru,Os)AsS
2.EB.25CobaltiteCoAsS
2.EB.25GersdorffiteNiAsS
2.EB.25Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
2.EB.25Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
2.EB.25JolliffeiteNiAsSe
2.EB.25KrutoviteNiAs2
2.EB.25MaslovitePtBiTe
2.EB.25MicheneritePdBiTe
2.EB.25PlatarsitePtAsS
2.EB.25TestibiopalladitePdTe(Sb,Te)
2.EB.25TolovkiteIrSbS
2.EB.25UllmanniteNiSbS
2.EB.25Willyamite(Co,Ni)SbS
2.EB.25ChangchengiteIrBiS
2.EB.25MayingiteIrBiTe
2.EB.25Hollingsworthite
2.EB.25KalungaitePdAsSe
2.EB.25MilotaitePdSbSe
2.EB.30UrvantsevitePd(Bi,Pb)2
2.EB.35RheniiteReS2

Other Names for Padmaite

Name in Other Languages:
German:Padmait
Simplified Chinese:硒铋钯矿
Spanish:Padmaita
Traditional Chinese:硒鉍鈀礦

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 Padmaite

Reference List:
American Mineralogist (1993): 78: 450.

New Minerals (1997), New Minerals 1990-1994.

Zapiski Vserossiyskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva: 120(3): 85-88.

Internet Links for Padmaite

Localities for Padmaite

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.
Brazil
 
  • Goiás
    • Cavalcante
Botelho, N.F., Moura, M.A., Peterson, R.C., Stanley, C.J., Silva, D.V.G. (2006): "Kalungaite, PdAsSe, a new platinum-group mineral from the Buraco do Ouro gold mine, Cavalcante, Goiás State, Brazil", Mineralogical Magazine 70, 123-130
Canada
 
  • Ontario
    • Thunder Bay District
Liferovich & Mitchell pers. comm. L. Horváth 2005: L. Horváth 2009
Russia
 
  • Northern Region
    • Karelia Republic
      • Lake Onega
        • Zaonezhie peninsula
          • Velikaya Guba uran-vanadium deposit
ZVMO 110, 487-492; American Mineralogist, Volume 83, pages 1118, 1998; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
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