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Laflammeite

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Formula:
Pd3Pb2S2
Colour:
Cream-colored with a brownish tint
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Name:
Named for Joseph Hector Gilles Laflamme (b. 1947), Canadian mineralogist, of the Canada Centre for Mineral and Energy Technology (CANMET), Ottawa, in recognition of his important contributions to the characterization of platinum-group minerals.
New parkerite-type sulfide. Chemically similar to UM1990-43-S:PbPd and UM1990-44-S:PbPd.




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Classification of LaflammeiteHide

Approved
2.BC.60

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
B : Metal Sulfides, M: S > 1: 1 (mainly 2: 1)
C : With Rh, Pd, Pt, etc.

Physical Properties of LaflammeiteHide

Colour:
Cream-colored with a brownish tint
Cleavage:
Perfect
Perfect

Chemical Properties of LaflammeiteHide

Formula:
Pd3Pb2S2

Crystallography of LaflammeiteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic

Type Occurrence of LaflammeiteHide

Synonyms of LaflammeiteHide

Other Language Names for LaflammeiteHide

German:Laflammeit
Simplified Chinese:硫铅钯矿
Spanish:Laflammeita
Traditional Chinese:硫鉛鈀礦

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

2.BC.UM2004-45-Se:AgHgPd(Ag,Cu)6Hg2Pd2Se3
2.BC.ColdwellitePd3Ag2SIso. 4 3 2 : P43 3 2
2.BC.05PalladseitePd17Se15
2.BC.05MiassiteRh17S15Iso.
2.BC.05UM2000-47-S:CuFePdPt(Cu,Fe,Pd,Pt,Rh)9S8
2.BC.10Oosterboschite(Pd,Cu)7Se5Orth.
2.BC.15ChrisstanleyiteAg2Pd3Se4Mon.
2.BC.15JagüéiteCu2Pd3Se4Mon. 2/m : P21/b
2.BC.20KeithconnitePd20Te7Trig.
2.BC.25Vasilite(Pd,Cu)16(S,Te)7
2.BC.30TelluropalladinitePd9Te4Mon.
2.BC.35LuberoitePt5Se4Mon. 2/m : P21/b
2.BC.40Oulankaite(Pd,Pt)5(Cu,Fe)4SnTe2S2Tet.
2.BC.45Telargpalite(Pd,Ag)3(Te,Bi)Iso.
2.BC.50TemagamitePd3HgTe3Trig. 3m : P3m1
2.BC.55SopcheiteAg4Pd3Te4Orth.
2.BC.65TischendorfitePd8Hg3Se9Orth.

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 LaflammeiteHide

Reference List:
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Barkov, A.Y., Martin, R.F., Halkoaho, T.A.A., and Criddle, A.J. (2002) Laflammeite, Pd3Pb2S2, a new platinum-group mineral species from the Penikat layered complex, Finland. Canadian Mineralogist: 40: 671-678.

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Localities for LaflammeiteHide

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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.
Canada
 
  • Ontario
    • Thunder Bay District
      • Coldwell complex
Mcdonald, A.M., Cabri, L.J., Stanley, C.J., Good, D.J., Redpath, J., Lane, G., Spratt, J. & Ames, D.E. (2015) Coldwellite, Pd3Ag2S, a new mineral species from the Marathon deposit, Coldwell complex, Ontario, Canada. Canadian Mineralogist 53, 1-13.
      • Seeley Lake Area
EcoMetrix Reort for Stillwater Canada Inc, Marathon Project (2012) Table 4.1-3
Finland (TL)
 
  • Lapland Region
    • Penikat complex
      • Sompujärvi Reef
BARKOV, A.Y., MARTIN, R.F., HALKOAHO, T.A.A. & CRIDDLE, A.J. (2002) Laflammeite, Pd3Pb2S2, a new platinum-group mineral species from the Penikat layered complex, Finland. Canadian Mineralogist 40, 671-678.
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Krasnoyarsk Krai
      • Taymyrskiy Autonomous Okrug
        • Taimyr Peninsula
          • Putoran Plateau
(2014) 12th International Platinum Symposium p320
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Khabarovskiy Kray
      • Ayan-Maya district
        • Aldan shield
Anatoly Kasatkin analytical data
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaya Oblast'
      • Fedorovo-Pansky massif (Pana layered complex)
33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Platinum-group minerals in the PGE deposit of the Fedorovo-Pansky layered intrusion, Kola Peninsula
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