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Mayingite

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Formula:
IrBiTe
System:IsometricColour:Steel-black
Lustre:MetallicHardness:4
Member of:Cobaltite Group
Name:Named after its type locality.
This page provides mineralogical data about Mayingite.

Classification of Mayingite

IMA status:Approved
Strunz 8th edition ID:2/D.17-155
Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID: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.
Dana 8th edition ID:2.12.1.19

2 : SULFIDES
12 : AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
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Type Occurrence of Mayingite

Type Locality:Maying village, Luan River valley (Luanhe valley), Chengde Prefecture, Hebei Province, China

Physical Properties of Mayingite

Lustre:Metallic
Colour:Steel-black
Streak:Black
Hardness (Mohs):4

Crystallography of Mayingite

Crystal System:Isometric

Optical Data of Mayingite

Type:Isotropic

Chemical Properties of Mayingite

Formula:
IrBiTe
Essential elements:Bi, Ir, Te
All elements listed in formula:Bi, Ir, Te

Relationship of Mayingite to other Species

Member of:Cobaltite Group
Other Members of Group:

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Changchengite
IrBiS
Cobaltite
CoAsS
Gersdorffite
NiAsS
Hollingworthite
(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
Irarsite
(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
Jolliffeite
NiAsSe
Kalungaite
PdAsSe
Krutovite
NiAs
 
2
Maslovite
PtBiTe
Michenerite
PdBiTe
Milotaite
PdSbSe
Padmaite
PdBiSe
Platarsite
(Pt,Rh,Ru)AsS
Testibiopalladite
PdTe(Sb,Te)
Tolovkite
IrSbS
Ullmannite
NiSbS
Willyamite
(Co,Ni)SbS
Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):

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2.EB.05aAurostibite
AuSb
 
2
2.EB.05bBambollaite
Cu(Se,Te)
 
2
2.EB.05aCattierite
CoS
 
2
2.EB.05aErlichmanite
OsS
 
2
2.EB.05aFukuchilite
Cu
 
3
FeS
 
8
2.EB.05aGeversite
PtSb
 
2
2.EB.05aHauerite
MnS
 
2
2.EB.05aInsizwaite
Pt(Bi,Sb)
 
2
2.EB.05aKrut'aite
CuSe
 
2
2.EB.05aLaurite
RuS
 
2
2.EB.05aPenroseite
(Ni,Co,Cu)Se
 
2
2.EB.05aPyrite
FeS
 
2
2.EB.05aSperrylite
PtAs
 
2
2.EB.05aTrogtalite
CoSe
 
2
2.EB.05aVaesite
NiS
 
2
2.EB.05aVillamaninite
(Cu,Ni,Co,Fe)S
 
2
2.EB.05aDzharkenite
FeSe
 
2
2.EB.05aGaotaiite
Ir
 
3
Te
 
8
2.EB.10bAlloclasite
Co
 
1-x
Fe
 
x
AsS
2.EB.10dCostibite
CoSbS
2.EB.10aFerroselite
FeSe
 
2
2.EB.10aFrohbergite
FeTe
 
2
2.EB.10cGlaucodot
(Co
 
0.50
Fe
 
0.50
)AsS
2.EB.10aKullerudite
NiSe
 
2
2.EB.10aMarcasite
FeS
 
2
2.EB.10aMattagamite
CoTe
 
2
2.EB.10eParacostibite
CoSbS
2.EB.10ePararammelsbergite
NiAs
 
2
2.EB.10fOenite
CoSbAs
2.EB.15aAnduoite
(Ru,Os)As
 
2
2.EB.15aClinosafflorite
CoAs
 
2
2.EB.15aLöllingite
FeAs
 
2
2.EB.15aNisbite
NiSb
 
2
2.EB.15aOmeiite
(Os,Ru)As
 
2
2.EB.15cPaxite
CuAs
 
2
2.EB.15aRammelsbergite
NiAs
 
2
2.EB.15aSafflorite
CoAs
 
2
2.EB.15bSeinäjokite
(Fe,Ni)(Sb,As)
 
2
2.EB.20Arsenopyrite
FeAsS
2.EB.20Gudmundite
FeSbS
2.EB.20Osarsite
(Os,Ru)AsS
2.EB.20Ruarsite
(Ru,Os)AsS
2.EB.25Cobaltite
CoAsS
2.EB.25Gersdorffite
NiAsS
2.EB.25Hollingworthite
(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
2.EB.25Irarsite
(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
2.EB.25Jolliffeite
NiAsSe
2.EB.25Krutovite
NiAs
 
2
2.EB.25Maslovite
PtBiTe
2.EB.25Michenerite
PdBiTe
2.EB.25Padmaite
PdBiSe
2.EB.25Platarsite
(Pt,Rh,Ru)AsS
2.EB.25Testibiopalladite
PdTe(Sb,Te)
2.EB.25Tolovkite
IrSbS
2.EB.25Ullmannite
NiSbS
2.EB.25Willyamite
(Co,Ni)SbS
2.EB.25Changchengite
IrBiS
2.EB.25Hollingsworthite
2.EB.25Kalungaite
PdAsSe
2.EB.25Milotaite
PdSbSe
2.EB.30Urvantsevite
Pd(Bi,Pb)
 
2
2.EB.35Rheniite
ReS
 
2

Other Names for Mayingite

Synonyms:
IMA1993-016
Other Languages:
German:Mayingit
Russian:маинит
Spanish:Mayingita

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 Mayingite

Reference List:

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Yu Zuxiang (1995): Mayingite - A new iridium bismuthide-tehuride. Acta Mineralogica Sinica 15(1), 5-8 (in Chinese with English abstract). - New Minerals 1995-1999, 152 (abstract).

American Mineralogist (1996), 81, 251.

Mineralogical Record 27, 117-118.

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  • Localities for Mayingite

    (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.
    China
     
    • Hebei Province
      • Chengde Prefecture
        • Luan River valley (Luanhe valley)
    Yu Zuxiang (1995): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 15(1), 5-8.
    Yu Zuxiang (1997): Acta Geologica Sinica 71(4), 486-490.
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