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Daomanite

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Formula:
CuPtAsS2
Colour:
Steel gray with yellow tint
Lustre:
Metallic
Hardness:
Specific Gravity:
7.06 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Name:
From the last syllables of its discovery localities: SanDAO and TieMA villages.
This page provides mineralogical data about Daomanite.


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Classification of DaomaniteHide

Approved
2.LA.15

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
L : Unclassified Sulfosalts
A : Without essential Pb
2.5.7.1

2 : SULFIDES
5 : AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:2
3.12.53

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

Physical Properties of DaomaniteHide

Metallic
Transparency:
Opaque
Colour:
Steel gray with yellow tint
Hardness:
3½ on Mohs scale
Hardness:
VHN10=169 - 175 kg/mm2 - Vickers
Tenacity:
Brittle
Cleavage:
Distinct/Good
Four sets (from best to least perfect) {100} {010} {001} {110}
Fracture:
Irregular/Uneven, Step-Like
Density:
7.06 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of DaomaniteHide

Type:
Anisotropic
Anisotropism:
Strong
Colour in reflected light:
Light greenish yellow
Pleochroism:
Visible
Comments:
Gold-yellow and grayish green

Chemical Properties of DaomaniteHide

Formula:
CuPtAsS2

Crystallography of DaomaniteHide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Cell Parameters:
a = 5.93 Å, b = 16.23 Å, c = 3.67 Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.365 : 1 : 0.226
Unit Cell V:
353.22 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
4
Morphology:
Tabular crystals to 0.3mm

Type Occurrence of DaomaniteHide

Other Language Names for DaomaniteHide

German:Daomanit
Simplified Chinese:道马矿
硫砷铜铂矿
Spanish:Daomanita

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

2.LA.10DervilliteAg2AsS2Mon. 2/m : P2/b
2.LA.20VaughaniteTlHgSb4S7Tric.
2.LA.25CriddleiteTlAg2Au3Sb10S10Mon.
2.LA.30Fettelite[Ag6As2S7][Ag10HgAs2S8] Mon. 2 : B2
2.LA.35Chaméanite(Cu,Fe)4As(Se,S)4Iso.
2.LA.40ArcubisiteAg6CuBiS4
2.LA.45MgriiteCu3AsSe3
2.LA.50Benleonardite[Ag6(Sb,As)2S6Te] [Ag9Cu(S,Te)2Te2]Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3m1
2.LA.55TsnigriiteAg9SbTe3(S,Se)3Mon.
2.LA.60BorovskitePd3SbTe4Iso.
2.LA.65JonassoniteAuBi5S4Mon.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

3.12.1Seinäjokite(Fe,Ni)(Sb,As)2Orth.
3.12.2LauriteRuS2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
3.12.3Ruthenarsenite(Ru,Ni)AsOrth.
3.12.4Anduoite(Ru,Os)As2Orth.
3.12.5Ruarsite(Ru,Os)AsSMon.
3.12.6Xingzhongite(Pb,Cu,Fe)(Ir,Pt,Rh)2S4Iso.
3.12.7RhodplumsiteRh3Pb2S2Trig.
3.12.8Cuprorhodsite(Cu,Fe)Rh2S4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
3.12.9KonderiteCu3Pb(Rh,Pt,Ir)8S16Hex. 6/m : P6/m
3.12.10Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
3.12.11CherepanoviteRhAsOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
3.12.12Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsSIso. m3 (2/m 3)
3.12.13Vysotskite(Pd,Ni)STet.
3.12.14Vasilite(Pd,Cu)16(S,Te)7
3.12.15PalladseitePd17Se15
3.12.16Oosterboschite(Pd,Cu)7Se5Orth.
3.12.17TelluropalladinitePd9Te4Mon.
3.12.18TemagamitePd3HgTe3Trig. 3m : P3m1
3.12.19SopcheiteAg4Pd3Te4Orth.
3.12.20MicheneritePdBiTe
3.12.21KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)Hex.
3.12.22Telargpalite(Pd,Ag)3(Te,Bi)Iso.
3.12.23Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2Trig. 3m : P3m1
3.12.24PalladoarsenidePd2AsMon. 2/m : P2/m
3.12.25StillwateritePd8As3Trig.
3.12.26AtheneitePd2As0.75Hg0.25Hex. 6 m2 : P62m
3.12.27MajakitePdNiAsHex.
3.12.28PalarstanidePd5(Sn,As)2Hex.
3.12.29ArsenopalladinitePd8(As,Sb)3Tric. 1 : P1
3.12.30VincentitePd3AsTet.
3.12.31PalladobismutharsenidePd2(As,Bi)Orth.
3.12.32StibiopalladinitePd5Sb2Hex.
3.12.33Hexatestibiopanickelite(Pd,Ni)(Sb,Te)Hex.
3.12.34Sudburyite(Pd,Ni)SbHex.
3.12.35TestibiopalladitePdTe(Sb,Te)Iso.
3.12.36BorovskitePd3SbTe4Iso.
3.12.37IsomertieitePd11Sb2As2Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
3.12.38Mertieite-IPd11(Sb,As)4Hex.
3.12.39Mertieite-IIPd8Sb2.5As0.5Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3c
3.12.40SobolevskitePd(Bi,Te)Hex.
3.12.41Frooditeα-PdBi2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
3.12.42PolaritePd(Bi,Pb)Orth. mm2 : Cmc21
3.12.43UrvantsevitePd(Bi,Pb)2Tet.
3.12.44CooperitePtSTet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mmc
3.12.45Braggite(Pt,Pd,Ni)STet.
3.12.46Kharaelakhite(Cu,Pt,Pb,Fe,Ni)9S8Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmmm
3.12.47MalaniteCu(Pt3+,Ir3+)2S4Iso.
3.12.48Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2Trig.
3.12.49MaslovitePtBiTe
3.12.50SperrylitePtAs2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
3.12.51PlatarsitePtAsSIso.
3.12.52GeversitePtSb2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
3.12.54Genkinite(Pt,Pd,Rh)4Sb3Tet. 4 2 2
3.12.55StumpflitePt(Sb,Bi)Hex.
3.12.56InsizwaitePt(Bi,Sb)2
3.12.57ErlichmaniteOsS2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
3.12.58Omeiite(Os,Ru)As2Orth.
3.12.59Osarsite(Os,Ru)AsSMon.
3.12.60Kashinite(Ir,Rh)2S3Orth.
3.12.61InaglyiteCu3Pb(Ir,Pt)8S16Hex.
3.12.62Cuproiridsite(Cu,Fe)Ir2S4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
3.12.63Iridarsenite(Ir,Ru)As2Mon.
3.12.64Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsSIso.
3.12.65TolovkiteIrSbSIso.

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 DaomaniteHide

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Yu Zuxiang, Lin Shujen, Chao Pao, Fang Chingsung, and Huang Chishun (1974) A preliminary study of some new minerals of the platinum-group and another associated new one in a platinum-bearing intrusion in a region of China. Acta Geologica Sinica: 48(2): 202-218 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Fleischer, M., Pabst, A., Mandarino, J.A., Chao, G.Y., Cabri, L.J. (1976) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 61: 174-186.
Yu Zuxiang, Ding Kuishou, and Zhou Jianxiong (1978) Daomanite - A new platinum mineral. Acta Geologica Sinica: 52(4): 320-325 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Fleischer, M., Cabri, L.J., Pabst, A. (1980) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 65: 406-408.
Ding Kuishou, He C, Zheng Q (1982) Determination of daomanite crystal structure. Kexue Tongbao: 27: 62-66.
Yu Zuxiang (1986) Some new minerals from platinum-bearing rocks in Yanshan and Tibet regions, China. Bulletin of the Institute of Geology, Chinese Academy of Sciences: 15: 49-57.
Yu Zuxiang (2001) New data for daomanite. Acta Geologica Sinica: 75(3): 396-399 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Yu Zuxiang (2001) New data for daomanite and hongshiite. Acta Geologica Sinica: 75(4): 458-466 (in Chinese with English abstract).
Jambor, J.L., Grew, E.S., Roberts, A.C. (2002) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 87: 1509-1513.
Barkov, Andrei Y., Fleet, Michael E. (2004) An unusual association of hydrothermal platinum-group minerals from the Imandra layered comples, Kola Peninsula, Northern Russia. The Canadian Mineralogist: 42: 455-467. doi:10.2113/gscanmin.42.2.455

Internet Links for DaomaniteHide

Localities for DaomaniteHide

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 (TL)
 
  • Hebei Province
    • Chengde Prefecture
      • Fengning Co.
Yu Zuxiang, Lin Shujen, Chao Pao, Fang Chingsung, and Huang Chishun (1974): Acta Geologica Sinica 48(2), 202-218; Yu Zuxiang, Ding Kuishou, and Zhou Jianxiong (1978): Acta Geologica Sinica 52(4), 320-325; Yu Zuxiang (2001): Acta Geologica Sinica 75(3), 396-399.
      • Luanping Co.
        • Tiema-Habaqin complex
Yu Zuxiang, Lin Shujen, Chao Pao, Fang Chingsung, and Huang Chishun (1974): Acta Geologica Sinica 48(2), 202-218; Yu Zuxiang, Ding Kuishou, and Zhou Jianxiong (1978): Acta Geologica Sinica 52(4), 320-325; Yu Zuxiang (2001): Acta Geologica Sinica 75(3), 396-399
      • Yan Mts (Yanshan Mts)
Yu, Z., Cheng, F., Ma, H. (2009): Lisiguangite, CuPtBiS3, a new platinum-group mineral from the Yanshan Mountains, Hebei, China. Acta Geologica Sinica, 83, 238-244.
Russia
 
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaya Oblast'
      • Monche-Tundra
        • Monchegorsk
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