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Palladinite

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Formula:
PdO
Crystal System:
Tetragonal
An ocherous coating found on palladian gold (porpezite) from Brazil.


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Classification of PalladiniteHide

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959), Questionable
4.AB.30

4 : OXIDES (Hydroxides, V[5,6] vanadates, arsenites, antimonites, bismuthites, sulfites, selenites, tellurites, iodates)
A : Metal: Oxygen = 2:1 and 1:1
B : M:O = 1:1 (and up to 1:1.25); with small to medium-sized cations only

Chemical Properties of PalladiniteHide

Formula:
PdO
Common Impurities:
Cu

Crystallography of PalladiniteHide

Crystal System:
Tetragonal

Synonyms of PalladiniteHide

Other Language Names for PalladiniteHide

German:Palladinit
Spanish:Palladinita

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Palladseite1 photo of Palladinite associated with Palladseite on mindat.org.
Arsenopalladinite1 photo of Palladinite associated with Arsenopalladinite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

4.AB.Carbon Monoxide IceCO
4.AB.05CredneriteCuMnO2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
4.AB.10TenoriteCuOMon. 2/m : B2/b
4.AB.15DelafossiteCuFeO2Trig. 3m (3 2/m)
4.AB.15McconnelliteCuCrO2Trig.
4.AB.20BromelliteBeOHex. 6mm : P63mc
4.AB.20ZinciteZnOHex. 6mm : P63mc
4.AB.25BunseniteNiOIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
4.AB.25LimeCaOIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m)
4.AB.25ManganositeMnOIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
4.AB.25MonteponiteCdOIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
4.AB.25PericlaseMgOIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
4.AB.25WüstiteFeOIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m

Other InformationHide

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 PalladiniteHide

Reference List:
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Johnson and Lampadius (1837), J. pr. Chem.: 11: 311.
Sheppard C.U. (1857) Treatise of Mineralogy, 3rd ed., 1, 144.
Rammelsberg (1860): 1004.
Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 515-516.
Jedwab J., Cassedanne J., Criddle A.J., du Ry P., Ghysens G., Meisser N., Piret P., Stanley C.J. (1993) Terra Nova-Abstract Suppl., 2, 22.
Jedwab, J., A.J. Criddle, P du Ry, P. Piret & C.J. Stanley (1994): Rediscovery of palladinite (PdO tetrag.) from Itabira (Minas Gerais, Brazil) and from Ruwe (Shaba, Zaire). IAGOD meeting, Orleans, France, September 1994.
JACQUES JEDWAB & JACQUES CASSEDANNE (1998)
HISTORICAL OBSERVATIONS ON OXYGEN-BEARING COMPOUNDS OF PLATINUM AND PALLADIUM, MINAS GERAIS, BRAZIL The Canadian Mineralogist, vol.36, pp. 887-893

Internet Links for PalladiniteHide

Localities for PalladiniteHide

This 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.

Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Brazil
 
  • Minas Gerais
Canada
 
  • Ontario
    • Thunder Bay District
      • Seeley Lake Area
EcoMetrix Reort for Stillwater Canada Inc, Marathon Project (2012) Table 4.1-3
Democratic Republic of the Congo
 
  • Katanga (Shaba)
    • Kambove District
      • Shinkolobwe
www.ulb.ac.be/sciences/katangapgm/CAP.pdf.
    • Kolwezi District
      • Kolwezi
Canadian Mineralogist 46,19-31(2008); Wilson, W. E. (2018) The Musonoi mine, Kolwezi District, Lualaba Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Mineralogical Record 49:236-304
      • Mutoshi (Ruwe)
Mineral and/or Locality  
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