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Pääkkönenite

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Formula:
Sb2AsS2
System:
Monoclinic
Colour:
Grey
Lustre:
Metallic
Hardness:
Name:
To honor Viekko Pääkkönen (1907–1980), Finnish geologist.
This page provides mineralogical data about Pääkkönenite.

Classification of Pääkkönenite

Approved
2.DB.05

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
D : Metal Sulfides, M: S = 3 :4 and 2:3
B : M:S = 2:3
2.11.5.1

2 : SULFIDES
11 : AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
3.7.13

3 : Sulphides, Selenides, Tellurides, Arsenides and Bismuthides (except the arsenides, antimonides and bismuthides of Cu, Ag and Au, which are included in Section 1)
7 : Sulphides etc. of V, As, Sb and Bi
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Type Occurrence of Pääkkönenite

Physical Properties of Pääkkönenite

Metallic
Diaphaneity (Transparency):
Opaque
Colour:
Grey
Streak:
Grey with brownish tint
Hardness (Mohs):
Hardness (Vickers):
VHN10=66 - 87 kg/mm2
Tenacity:
Brittle
Cleavage:
Distinct/Good
One direction.
Density:
5.21 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Crystallography of Pääkkönenite

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Class (H-M):
2/m - Prismatic
Space Group:
B2/m
Cell Parameters:
a = 10.75(2) Å, b = 3.959(3) Å, c = 12.49(2) Å
β = 115.28(8)°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 2.715 : 1 : 3.155
Unit Cell Volume:
V 480.66 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
4
Morphology:
Rare crystals to 30 microns, grains.
Twinning:
Polysynthetic
Comment:
Space group from synthetic material.

Optical Data of Pääkkönenite

Type:
Anisotropic
Anisotropism:
Strong
Colour in reflected light:
Very pale gray
Internal Reflections:
Bright red
Pleochroism:
Weak

Chemical Properties of Pääkkönenite

Formula:
Sb2AsS2
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Pääkkönenite to other Species

2.DB.05AntimonseliteSb2Se3
2.DB.05BismuthiniteBi2S3
2.DB.05GuanajuatiteBi2Se3
2.DB.05MetastibniteSb2S3
2.DB.05StibniteSb2S3
2.DB.10Ottemannitebeta Sn2S3
2.DB.10SuredaitePbSnS3
2.DB.15Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3
2.DB.15Kashinite(Ir,Rh)2S3
2.DB.20Montbrayite(Au,Sb)2Te3
2.DB.25EdgariteFeNb3S6
2.DB.30Tarkianite(Cu,Fe)(Re,Mo)4S8
2.DB.35CameroniteCu5-x(Cu,Ag)3+xTe10 (x = 0.43)
3.7.1PatróniteVS4
3.7.2DuranusiteAs4S
3.7.3DimorphiteAs4S3
3.7.4RealgarAs4S4
3.7.5PararealgarAs4S4
3.7.6AlacrániteAs8S9
3.7.7UzoniteAs4S5
3.7.8OrpimentAs2S3
3.7.9Jeromite
3.7.10LaphamiteAs2(Se,S)3
3.7.11GetchelliteAsSbS3
3.7.12Wakabayashilite[(As,Sb)6S9][As4S5]
3.7.14StibniteSb2S3
3.7.15MetastibniteSb2S3
3.7.16TellurantimonySb2Te3
3.7.17BismuthiniteBi2S3
3.7.18NevskiteBi(Se,S)
3.7.19GuanajuatiteBi2Se3
3.7.21IkunoliteBi4(S,Se)3
3.7.22LaitakariteBi4Se2S
3.7.23PoubaitePbBi2(Se,Te,S)4
3.7.24TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3
3.7.25SoučekitePbCuBi(S,Se)3
3.7.26TsumoiteBiTe
3.7.27PilseniteBi4Te3
3.7.28HedleyiteBi7Te3
3.7.29TetradymiteBi2Te2S
3.7.30JoséiteBi4TeS2
3.7.31Joséite-BBi4Te2S
3.7.32IngoditeBi2TeS
3.7.33SulphotsumoiteBi3Te2S
3.7.34KawazuliteBi2Te2Se
3.7.36SkippeniteBi2TeSe2
3.7.37KochkaritePbBi4Te7
3.7.38Rucklidgeite(Bi,Pb)3Te4
3.7.39AleksitePbBi2Te2S2
3.7.40JunoiteCu2Pb3Bi8(S,Se)16

Other Names for Pääkkönenite

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 Pääkkönenite

Reference List:
Borodaev, Yu. S., Mozgova, N. N., Ozerova, N. A., Bortnikov, N. S., Oivanen, P. & Iletuinen, V. (1981): Paakkonenite (Sb2AsS2) - a new mineral from the Seinajoki ore region in Finland. Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 110, 480-487.

American Mineralogist (1982): 67: 858.

American Mineralogist (1995): 80: 1054.

Internet Links for Pääkkönenite

Localities for Pääkkönenite

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.
Canada
 
  • Ontario
    • Thunder Bay District
      • Bomby Township
Handbook of Mineralogy
HARRIS, D.C., ROBERTS, A.C. & CRIDDLE, A.J. (1989): Vaughanite (TlHgSb4S7), a new mineral from the Hemlo gold deposit, Hemlo, Ontario, Canada. Mineralogical Magazine 53, 79-83.
China
 
  • Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region
    • Nanning Prefecture
      • Shanglin Co.
        • Dafeng
Ottens, B. (2007): Mineralogical Record 38(1), 3-17.
  • Xinjiang Autonomous Region
    • Yili Hasake Autonomous Prefecture (Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Tacheng Prefecture (Tarbaghatay Prefecture)
        • Tuoli Co. (Toli Co.)
          • Baogutu
            • Kuogeshaye Mine
Bo Zheng, Jinguo Zhang, Gang Chen, and Yongfeng Zhu (2013): Mineral Deposits 32(6), 1117-1138
Czech Republic
 
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Central Bohemia Region
Min Rec 25:386
Finland
 
  • Western and Inner Finland Region
Yu. S. Borodayev (1982) Paakkonenite, Sb2AsS2, a new mineral from Seinäjoki ore region in Finland. International Geology Review 24:1234-1240
ZVMO,(1981) 110, 480-487; Geological Survey of Finland website; Yu. S. Borodayev (1982) Paakkonenite, Sb2AsS2, a new mineral from Seinäjoki ore region in Finland. International Geology Review 24:1234-1240
France
 
  • Corsica
    • Haute-Corse
      • Corte
        • Moïta
          • Matra
Gunnar Farber
Greece
 
  • Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika)
    • Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium)
      • Lavrion District Mines
        • Plaka
          • Plaka Mines
No reference listed
No reference listed
USA
 
  • California
    • San Diego Co.
      • Warner Springs District
        • Warner Springs
Min News 20:2 p4; Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 36, No. 5, p. 44
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