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Petrukite

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Formula:
(Cu,Fe,Zn,Ag)3(Sn,In)S4
System:
Orthorhombic
Colour:
Brown to gray
Hardness:
Member of:
Name:
In honor of William Petruk (b. 1930), Canadian mineralogist, who noted the possible existence of the mineral in his study of the Mount Pleasant ore deposit (Petruk 1973).
An orthorhombic member of the Stannite Group.
The symmetry reduction may be due to a small In content.

Classification of Petrukite

Approved
2/C.06-140
2.KA.05

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
K : Sulfarsenates, Sulfantimonates
A : Sulfarsenates with (As,Sb)S4 tetrahedra
2.9.18.1

2 : SULFIDES
9 : AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
6.1.23

6 : Sulphosalts - Sulphostannates, Sulphogermanates,Sulpharsenates, Sulphantimonates, Sulphovanadates and Sulphohalides
1 : Sulphostannates and other sulfides containing Sn
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Type Occurrence of Petrukite

Year of Discovery:
1989

Physical Properties of Petrukite

Colour:
Brown to gray
Hardness (Mohs):

Crystallography of Petrukite

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Cell Parameters:
a = 7.66Å, b = 6.43Å, c = 6.26Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 1.191 : 1 : 0.974
Unit Cell Volume:
V 308.33 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Chemical Properties of Petrukite

Formula:
(Cu,Fe,Zn,Ag)3(Sn,In)S4
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:
Common Impurities:
Ag

Relationship of Petrukite to other Species

Member of:
Other Members of Group:
BriartiteCu2(Fe,Zn)GeS4
ČernýiteCu2(Cd,Zn,Fe)SnS4
FamatiniteCu3SbS4
FerrokësteriteCu2(Fe,Zn)SnS4
Ge-stannoiditeCu8Fe2ZnGe2S12
HocartiteAg2(Fe2+,Zn)SnS4
KësteriteCu2(Zn,Fe)SnS4
Kësterite Subgroup
KeutschiteCu2AgAsS4
KuramiteCu3SnS4
LuzoniteCu3AsS4
PermingeatiteCu3SbSe4
PirquitasiteAg2ZnSnS4
StanniteCu2(Fe,Zn)SnS4
Unnamed (Cu-Zn-In Sulphide)CuZn2InS4
VelikiteCu2HgSnS4
2.KA.05EnargiteCu3AsS4
2.KA.10BriartiteCu2(Fe,Zn)GeS4
2.KA.10FamatiniteCu3SbS4
2.KA.10LuzoniteCu3AsS4
2.KA.10PermingeatiteCu3SbSe4
2.KA.10BarquilliteCu2CdGeS4
2.KA.15FangiteTl3AsS4
6.1.1KuramiteCu3SnS4
6.1.2MohiteCu2SnS3
6.1.3VelikiteCu2HgSnS4
6.1.4HemusiteCu6SnMoS8
6.1.5KiddcreekiteCu6SnWS8
6.1.6StanniteCu2(Fe,Zn)SnS4
6.1.7RhodostanniteCu2FeSn3S8
6.1.8MawsoniteCu6Fe2SnS8
6.1.9ChatkaliteCu6FeSn2S8
6.1.10FerrokësteriteCu2(Fe,Zn)SnS4
6.1.11KësteriteCu2(Zn,Fe)SnS4
6.1.12StannoiditeCu6+Cu22+(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12
6.1.13ČernýiteCu2(Cd,Zn,Fe)SnS4
6.1.14VincienniteCu7+Cu32+Fe22+Fe23+Sn(As,Sb)S16
6.1.15PirquitasiteAg2ZnSnS4
6.1.16HocartiteAg2(Fe2+,Zn)SnS4
6.1.17Teallite(Pb,Sn)SnS2
6.1.18FranckeiteFe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn24+Sb2S14
6.1.19LévyclauditePb8Sn7Cu3(Bi,Sb)3S28
6.1.20CylindritePb3Sn4FeSb2S14
6.1.21PotosíitePb6Sn3FeSb3S16
6.1.22Sakuraiite(Cu,Zn,Fe)3(In,Sn)S4
6.1.24Incaite(Pb,Ag)4Sn4FeSb2S15

Other Names for Petrukite

Name in Other Languages:
German:Petrukit
Spanish:Petrukita

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 Petrukite

Reference List:
PETRUK, W. (1973): Tin sulphides from the deposit of Brunswick Tin Mines, Limited. Canadian Mineralogist 12, 46-54.

KISSIN, S.A. & OWENS, D.R. (1989): The relatives of stannite in the light of new data. Canadian Mineralogist 27, 673-688.




Internet Links for Petrukite

Localities for Petrukite

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.
Argentina
 
  • Jujuy
    • Rinconada Department
Brodtkorb, "Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina" (2002); DE BRODTKORB, Milka K. Precious metaltellurides and other Te-bearing minerals in different paragenesis of Argentina: A review. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 365-372.
Amer.Min.(2000) 85, 1066-1075
Canada (TL)
 
  • British Columbia
    • Liard Mining Division
      • Turnagain River area
Kissin, S.A. & Owens, D.R. (1989): The relatives of stannite in the light of new data. Canadian Mineralogist 27, 673-688.
  • New Brunswick
    • Charlotte Co.
      • Saint George Parish
Stephen A. Kissin and De Alton R. Owens (1989) The relatives of stannite in the light of new data. Canadian Mineralogist 27: 673-688.
Finland
 
  • Southwestern Finland Region
    • Eurajoki
Sundblad K.L. et al.(2014). Indium Resources in the Fennoscandian Shield. Preparatory Workshop on Academy of Finland Research Programme Mineral Resources and substitution. April 15 2014
Greece
 
  • Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika)
    • Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium)
      • Lavrion District Mines
Voudouris, P. & Economou-Eliopoulus, M. (2003): Mineralogy and chemistry of Cu-rich ores from the Kamariza carbonate-hosted deposit (Lavrion), Greece. In: Eliopoulos et al. (Eds.): Mineral Exploration and Sustainable Development. Millpress, Rotterdam, 499-502.; Voudouris, P., Melfos, V, Spry, P.G., Bonsall, T.A., Tarkian, M. & Solomon, Ch. (2008): Carbonate-replacement Pb-Zn-Ag+/-Au mineralization in the Kamariza area, Lavrion, Greece: Mineralogy and thermochemical conditions of formation. Mineralogy & Petrology 94, 85-106.
Voudouris, P. & Economou-Eliopoulus, M. (2003): Mineralogy and chemistry of Cu-rich ores from the Kamariza carbonate-hosted deposit (Lavrion), Greece. In: Eliopoulos et al. (Eds.): Mineral Exploration and Sustainable Development. Millpress, Rotterdam, 1039-1042.
Voudouris, P., Tsolakos, A., Papanikitas, A. & Solomos, C. (2004): Nicht nur Mikromounts: Neufunde aus Lavrion 2003. Lapis, 29 (4), 13-15; 50.
Voudouris, P., Melfos, V, Spry, P.G., Bonsall, T.A., Tarkian, M. & Solomon, Ch. (2008): Carbonate-replacement Pb-Zn-Ag+-Au mineralization in the Kamariza area, Lavrion, Greece: Mineralogy and thermochemical conditions of formation. Mineralogy & Petrology 94, 85-106.
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Kinki Region
      • Hyogo Prefecture
        • Asago City
          • Ikuno-cho-ono
Kissin & Owens (1987) Joint Annual Meeting, Geological Association of Canada and Mineralogical Association of Canada, Program with Abstracts, 12, 62.; Kissin, S.A. & Owens, D.R. (1989): The relatives of stannite in the light of new data. Canadian Mineralogist 27, 673-688.
Poland
 
  • Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie)
    • Rudawy Janowickie Mts
      • Czarnów
        • Rędziny
Pieczka, Adam, Golebiowska, and Parafiniuk, Jan, 2009, Conditions of Formation of Polymetallic Mineralization in the Eastern Envelope of the Karkonosze Granite: The Case of Redziny, Southwestern Poland, Canadian Mineralogist, v 47, p. 765-786.
Slovakia
 
  • Košice Region
    • Rožňava Co.
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
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