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Rhodplumsite

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Formula:
Rh
 
3
Pb
 
2
S
 
2
System:TrigonalColour:Gray
Name:The name reflect its composition: rhodium and lead.
This page provides mineralogical data about Rhodplumsite.

Classification of Rhodplumsite

IMA status:Approved
Strunz 8th edition ID:2/B.12-10
Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:2.BE.15

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
B : Metal Sulfides, M: S > 1: 1 (mainly 2: 1)
E : With Pb (Bi)
Dana 8th edition ID:2.3.5.2

2 : SULFIDES
3 : AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 5:2
Hey's CIM Ref.:3.12.7

3 : Sulphides, Selenides, Tellurides, Arsenides and Bismuthides (except the arsenides, antimonides and bismuthides of Cu, Ag and Au, which are included in Section 1)
12 : Sulphides etc. of the platinum metals
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Type Occurrence of Rhodplumsite

Type Locality:Omutninskaya Pt-bearing placer, Omutnaya River, Polevskoi (Polevskoi Zavod), Sysert' District, Sverdlovskaya Oblast', Middle Urals, Urals Region, Russia
Year of Discovery:1983

Physical Properties of Rhodplumsite

Lustre:Metallic
Diaphaneity (Transparency):Opaque
Colour:Gray

Crystallography of Rhodplumsite

Crystal System:Trigonal
Cell Parameters:a = 5.73Å, c = 14Å
Ratio:a:c = 1 : 2.443
Unit Cell Volume:V 398.08 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Chemical Properties of Rhodplumsite

Formula:
Rh
 
3
Pb
 
2
S
 
2
Simplified for copy/paste:Rh3Pb2S2
Essential elements:Pb, Rh, S
All elements listed in formula:Pb, Rh, S
Common Impurities:Ir,Pt

Relationship of Rhodplumsite to other Species

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):

- +
2.BE.05Betekhtinite
Pb
 
2
(Cu,Fe)
 
21
S
 
15
2.BE.10Furutobeite
(Cu,Ag)
 
6
PbS
 
4
2.BE.15Shandite
Ni
 
3
Pb
 
2
S
 
2
2.BE.20Parkerite
Ni
 
3
Bi
 
2
S
 
2
2.BE.25Schlemaite
(Cu,◻)
 
6
(Pb,Bi)Se
 
4
2.BE.30Pašavaite
Pd
 
3
Pb
 
2
Te
 
2
Related Minerals - Hey's Index Grouping:

- +
3.12.1Seinäjokite
(Fe,Ni)(Sb,As)
 
2
3.12.2Laurite
RuS
 
2
3.12.3Ruthenarsenite
(Ru,Ni)As
3.12.4Anduoite
(Ru,Os)As
 
2
3.12.5Ruarsite
(Ru,Os)AsS
3.12.6Xingzhongite
(Pb,Cu,Fe)(Ir,Pt,Rh)
 
2
S
 
4
3.12.8Cuprorhodsite
(Cu,Fe)Rh
 
2
S
 
4
3.12.9Konderite
Cu
 
3
Pb(Rh,Pt,Ir)
 
8
S
 
16
3.12.10Bowieite
(Rh,Ir,Pt)
 
2
S
 
3
3.12.11Cherepanovite
RhAs
3.12.12Hollingworthite
(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
3.12.13Vysotskite
(Pd,Ni)S
3.12.14Vasilite
(Pd,Cu)
 
16
(S,Te)
 
7
3.12.15Palladseite
Pd
 
17
Se
 
15
3.12.16Oosterboschite
(Pd,Cu)
 
7
Se
 
5
3.12.17Telluropalladinite
Pd
 
9
Te
 
4
3.12.18Temagamite
Pd
 
3
HgTe
 
3
3.12.19Sopcheite
Ag
 
4
Pd
 
3
Te
 
4
3.12.20Michenerite
PdBiTe
3.12.21Kotulskite
Pd(Te,Bi)
 
1-2
3.12.22Telargpalite
(Pd,Ag)
 
3
(Te,Bi)
3.12.23Merenskyite
(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)
 
2
3.12.24Palladoarsenide
Pd
 
2
As
3.12.25Stillwaterite
Pd
 
8
As
 
3
3.12.26Atheneite
Pd
 
2
As
 
0.75
Hg
 
0.25
3.12.27Majakite
PdNiAs
3.12.28Palarstanide
Pd
 
8
(As,Sn)
 
3
3.12.29Arsenopalladinite
Pd
 
8
(As,Sb)
 
3
3.12.30Vincentite
Pd
 
3
As
3.12.31Palladobismutharsenide
Pd
 
2
(As,Bi)
3.12.32Stibiopalladinite
Pd
 
5
Sb
 
2
3.12.33Hexatestibiopanickelite
(Pd,Ni)(Sb,Te)
3.12.34Sudburyite
(Pd,Ni)Sb
3.12.35Testibiopalladite
PdTe(Sb,Te)
3.12.36Borovskite
Pd
 
3
SbTe
 
4
3.12.37Isomertieite
Pd
 
11
Sb
 
2
As
 
2
3.12.38Mertieite-I
Pd
 
11
(Sb,As)
 
4
3.12.39Mertieite-II
Pd
 
8
(Sb,As)
 
3
3.12.40Sobolevskite
PdBi
3.12.41Froodite
α-PdBi
 
2
3.12.42Polarite
Pd(Bi,Pb)
3.12.43Urvantsevite
Pd(Bi,Pb)
 
2
3.12.44Cooperite
PtS
3.12.45Braggite
(Pt,Pd,Ni)S
3.12.46Kharaelakhite
(Cu,Pt,Pb,Fe,Ni)
 
9
S
 
8
3.12.47Malanite
Cu(Pt
3+
 
,Ir
3+
 
)
 
2
S
 
4
3.12.48Moncheite
(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)
 
2
3.12.49Maslovite
PtBiTe
3.12.50Sperrylite
PtAs
 
2
3.12.51Platarsite
(Pt,Rh,Ru)AsS
3.12.52Geversite
PtSb
 
2
3.12.53Daomanite
CuPtAsS
 
2
3.12.54Genkinite
(Pt,Pd,Rh)
 
4
Sb
 
3
3.12.55Stumpflite
Pt(Sb,Bi)
3.12.56Insizwaite
Pt(Bi,Sb)
 
2
3.12.57Erlichmanite
OsS
 
2
3.12.58Omeiite
(Os,Ru)As
 
2
3.12.59Osarsite
(Os,Ru)AsS
3.12.60Kashinite
(Ir,Rh)
 
2
S
 
3
3.12.61Inaglyite
Cu
 
3
Pb(Ir,Pt)
 
8
S
 
16
3.12.62Cuproiridsite
(Cu,Fe)Ir
 
2
S
 
4
3.12.63Iridarsenite
(Ir,Ru)As
 
2
3.12.64Irarsite
(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
3.12.65Tolovkite
IrSbS

Other Names for Rhodplumsite

Synonyms:
IMA1982-043
Other Languages:
German:Rhodplumsit
Simplified Chinese:硫铑铅矿
Spanish:Rhodplumsita
Traditional Chinese:硫銠鉛礦

Other Information

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

References for Rhodplumsite

Reference List:

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Genkin, A.D., Vyal'sov, L.N., Evstigneeva, T.L., Laputina, I.P., and Basova, G.V. (1983) Rhodplumsite Rh3Pb2S2 - a new sulfide of rhodium and lead. Mineralogicheskii Zhurnal, Kiev: 5(2): 87-91.

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    (TL) indicates type locality. ? 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
     
    • Urals Region
      • Middle Urals
        • Sverdlovskaya Oblast'
          • Sysert' District
            • Polevskoi (Polevskoi Zavod)
              • Omutnaya River
    Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
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