IMPORTANT MESSAGE. We need your support now to keep mindat.org running. Click here to find out why.
Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for Educators
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
StatisticsThe ElementsUsersBooks & MagazinesMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

Argentian Pentlandite

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Formula:
(Ni,Fe,Ag)9S8
The metals are either in tetrahedral or octahedral coordination by the sulphur atoms in the pentlandite structure. When Ag substitutes it goes exclusively into the octahedral position.
A variety of Pentlandite

An argentian variety of pentlandite.


Hide all sections | Show all sections

Chemical Properties of Argentian PentlanditeHide

Formula:
(Ni,Fe,Ag)9S8

The metals are either in tetrahedral or octahedral coordination by the sulphur atoms in the pentlandite structure. When Ag substitutes it goes exclusively into the octahedral position.

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 Argentian PentlanditeHide

Reference List:
Sort by Year (asc) | by Year (desc) | by Author (A-Z) | by Author (Z-A)
Hall S R, Stewart J M (1973) The crystal structure of argentian pentlandite (Fe,Ni)8AgS8, compared with the refined structure of pentlandite (Fe,Ni)9S8, The Canadian Mineralogist, 12, 169-177

Internet Links for Argentian PentlanditeHide

Localities for Argentian PentlanditeHide

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.
China
 
  • Sichuan Province
    • Garzê Autonomous Prefecture (Ganzi Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Danba Co.
        • Yangliuping Cu-Ni-PGE ore field
Xiaoqiang Hu, Yunquan Li, and Dequan Shuai (2001): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 21(1), 14-18
Finland
 
  • Eastern Finland Region
    • Leppävirta
Papunen, H. and Koskinen, J. 1985. Geology of Kotalahti nickel-copper ore. in: Nickel-copper deposits of the Baltic Shield and Scandinavian Caledonides. Geological Survey of Finland, Bulletin 333, 228-240.
    • Outokumpu Cu-Co-Zn-Ni-Ag-Au ore field
Peltonen, P., Kontinen, A., Huhma, H., and Kuronen, U. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 559-617.
Peltonen, P., Kontinen, A., Huhma, H., and Kuronen, U. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 559-617.
Peltonen, P., Kontinen, A., Huhma, H., and Kuronen, U. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 559-617.
  • Lapland Region
    • Kittilä
http://www.gsf.fi/explor/zinc/pahtavuoma.htm
Greece
 
  • Macedonia Department
    • Kilkís Prefecture
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Mposkos, E. (1983). A new occurrence of argentian pentlandite from the Koronuda ore mineralization, Macedonia, Greece. N. Jb. Miner. Mh, 5, 193-200.
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Tohoku Region
      • Iwate Prefecture
        • Kamaishi City
The Mineral Species of Japan (5th ed) Matsubara
Norway
 
  • Buskerud
    • Modum
      • Åmot
Pedersen, F.(1976): En geologisk undersøkelse af den kontakt metasomatiske zinkmineralsering i Glomsrud- miner, Buskerud fylke, Norge. Unpublished thesis, Geolgisk Institut,University of Århus, Denmark. 73 s
Russia
 
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaya Oblast'
      • Pechengsky District
Abzalov, M.Z., and Both, R.A. (1997): Mineralogy and Petrology 61, 119-143.
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2018, except where stated. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: October 21, 2018 07:53:16 Page generated: September 4, 2018 00:27:05
Go to top of page