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Indium

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About IndiumHide

Formula:
In
Colour:
Grey
Lustre:
Metallic
Hardness:
3
Crystal System:
Tetragonal
Name:
Named for chemical element.
This page provides mineralogical data about Indium.


Classification of IndiumHide

Approved
1.AC.05

1 : ELEMENTS (Metals and intermetallic alloys; metalloids and nonmetals; carbides, silicides, nitrides, phosphides)
A : Metals and Intermetallic Alloys
C : Indium-tin family
Dana 7th ed.:
1.1.20.1
1.1.14.1

1 : NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
1 : Metals, other than the Platinum Group
1.20

1 : Elements and Alloys (including the arsenides, antimonides and bismuthides of Cu, Ag and Au)

Pronounciation of IndiumHide

Pronounciation:
PlayRecorded byCountry
Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Physical Properties of IndiumHide

Metallic
Colour:
Grey
Hardness:

Chemical Properties of IndiumHide

Crystallography of IndiumHide

Crystal System:
Tetragonal
Cell Parameters:
a = 3.25 Å, c = 4.94 Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 1.52
Unit Cell V:
52.18 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

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0001116IndiumRaudsepp M, Turnock A C, Hawthorne F C (1987) Characterization of cation ordering in synthetic scandium-fluor-eckermannite, indium-fluor-eckermannite, and scandium-fluor-nyboite by Rietveld structure refinement American Mineralogist 72 959-96419870293
0014125IndiumSmith J F, Schneider V L (1964) Anisotropic thermal expansion of indium Journal of the Less-Common Metals 7 17-221964synthetic0293
0014126IndiumSmith J F, Schneider V L (1964) Anisotropic thermal expansion of indium Journal of the Less-Common Metals 7 17-221964synthetic0293
0014127IndiumSmith J F, Schneider V L (1964) Anisotropic thermal expansion of indium Journal of the Less-Common Metals 7 17-221964synthetic0293
0014128IndiumSmith J F, Schneider V L (1964) Anisotropic thermal expansion of indium Journal of the Less-Common Metals 7 17-221964synthetic0293
0014129IndiumSmith J F, Schneider V L (1964) Anisotropic thermal expansion of indium Journal of the Less-Common Metals 7 17-221964synthetic0293
0014130IndiumSmith J F, Schneider V L (1964) Anisotropic thermal expansion of indium Journal of the Less-Common Metals 7 17-221964synthetic0293
0014131IndiumSmith J F, Schneider V L (1964) Anisotropic thermal expansion of indium Journal of the Less-Common Metals 7 17-221964synthetic0293
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Type Occurrence of IndiumHide

Other Language Names for IndiumHide

Russian:Индий
Simplified Chinese:自然铟

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

1.AC.10TinSnTet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/amd
1.AC.15Eta-bronzeCu6Sn5Hex.
1.AC.15SorositeCu1+x(Sn,Sb), where 0.1 <= x <= 0.2Hex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
1.AC.15YuanjiangiteAuSnHex.
1.AC.15UM1965-07-E:CuSnCu3Sn

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

1.1CopperCuIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.2SilverAgIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.5GoldAuIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.6AuricuprideCu3AuOrth.
1.7Tetra-auricuprideAuCuTet.
1.8ZincZnHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
1.9CadmiumCdHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
1.10DanbaiteCuZn2Iso.
1.11ZhanghengiteCuZnIso.
1.12MercuryHgTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
1.13KolymiteCu7Hg6Iso.
1.14MoschellandsbergiteAg2Hg3Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m)
1.15EugeniteAg11Hg2Iso.
1.16SchachneriteAg1.1Hg0.9Hex.
1.17ParaschachneriteAg3Hg2Orth.
1.18LuanheiteAg3HgHex.
1.19Weishanite(Au,Ag,Hg)Hex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
1.21AluminiumAlIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.22Khatyrkite(Cu,Zn)Al2Tet.
1.23Cupalite(Cu,Zn)AlOrth.
1.24DiamondCIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
1.25GraphiteCHex. 6mm : P63mc
1.26ChaoiteCHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P6/mmm
1.27LonsdaleiteCHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
1.28SiliconSiIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
1.29TinSnTet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/amd
1.30LeadPbIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.31AnyuiiteAuPb2Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I4/mcm
1.31NovodnepriteAuPb3Tet. 4 2m : I4 2m
1.32LeadamalgamPb0.7Hg0.3Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I4/mmm
1.33ArsenicAsTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
1.34ArsenolampriteAsOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
1.35PaxiteCuAs2Mon.
1.36KoutekiteCu5As2Hex.
1.37DomeykiteCu3AsIso. 4 3m : I4 3d
1.38Algodonite(Cu1-xAsx)Hex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
1.39NovákiteCu20AgAs10Mon.
1.40KutinaiteAg6Cu14As7Iso.
1.41AntimonySbTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
1.42StibarsenAsSbTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
1.43ParadocrasiteSb3AsMon. 2 : B2
1.44HorsforditeCu, Sb
1.45CuprostibiteCu2(Sb,Tl)Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/nmm
1.46Allargentum(Ag1-xSbx)Hex.
1.47AurostibiteAuSb2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
1.48DyscrasiteAg3SbOrth. mm2 : Pmm2
1.49BismuthBiTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
1.50MaldoniteAu2BiIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
1.51SulphurS8Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Fddd
1.52RosickýiteSMon. 2/m : P2/b
1.53SeleniumSeTrig. 3 2 : P31 2 1
1.54TelluriumTeTrig. 3 2 : P31 2 1
1.55ChromiumCrIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Im3m
1.56RheniumReHex.
1.57IronFeIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Im3m
1.58ChromferideFe3Cr1-x (x=0.6)Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Pm3m
1.59FerchromideCr3Fe1-xIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Pm3m
1.60WairauiteCoFeIso.
1.61NickelNiIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.62Kamacite(Fe,Ni)Iso.
1.63Taenite(Fe,Ni)Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.64TetrataeniteFeNiTet.
1.65AwaruiteNi3FeIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.66Palladium(Pd,Pt)Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.67PotaritePdHgTet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/mmm
1.68PaolovitePd2SnOrth.
1.69Stannopalladinite(Pd,Cu)3Sn2Hex.
1.70CabriitePd2CuSnOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmmm
1.71Taimyrite(Pd,Cu,Pt)3SnOrth.
1.72Atokite(Pd,Pt)3SnIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.73Rustenburgite(Pt,Pd)3SnIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.74ZvyagintsevitePd3PbIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Pm3n
1.75PlumbopalladinitePd3Pb2Hex.
1.76Osmium(Os,Ir,Ru)Hex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
1.77Iridium(Ir,Os,Ru)Iso.
1.82PlatinumPtIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.83HongshiitePtCuTrig.
1.84NiggliitePtSnHex.
1.85IsoferroplatinumPt3FeIso.
1.86TetraferroplatinumPtFeTet.
1.87TulameenitePt2CuFeTet.
1.88FerronickelplatinumPt2FeNiTet.
1.89Rhodium(Rh,Pt)Iso.

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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 IndiumHide

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Palache, C. (1934) Contributions to crystallography; claudetite, minasragrite, samsonite, native selenium, indium. American Mineralogist: 19: 194-205.
Ivanovv, V.V. (1964) Native indium. Geochemistry, mineralogy and genetic types of deposits of rare elements / Geokhimiya, mineralogiya i geneticheskiye tipy mestorozhdenii redkikh elementov: 2: 568-569. [in Russian]
Fleischer, M. (1967) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 52: 299-300.
Mineralogicheskii Zhurnal: 9: 74-78.

Internet Links for IndiumHide

Localities for IndiumHide

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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
 
  • Yukon
    • Mayo mining district
Watson, K.W., (1996) Table of minerals identified from the Keno-Galena Hill area: unpublished company report, United Keno Hill Mines Ltd. Report No UKH96/01 Technical Report
Hungary
 
  • Fejér County
    • Gárdony District
      • Pákozd
Béla Fehér 2014
Kazakhstan
 
  • East Kazakhstan
    • Ridder
Litvinovich, A. N. & Loginova, M. D. (1960): Elements in small amounts in ores of the Leninogorsk mining field. Trudy Altaisk. Gorno-Met. Nauch.-Issledovatel. Inst., Akad. Nauk Kazakh. S.S.R. (1960), 9, 92-103.
Kosovo
 
  • Mitrovica District
    • Mitrovica
      • Trepča valley
http://www.spathfluor.com/_open/open_us/us_op_mines/us_divtrepca.htm
Russia
 
  • Irkutsk Oblast
    • Bodaibo
      • Lena Gold District
        • Kropotkinsky ore cluster
- Distler V.V., Yudovskaya M.A., Razvozhaeva E.A., e.a. (2003) New data on platinum mineralization of gold ores of deposit Sukhoi Log (Lena gold mining area, Russia), - Geochimiya (Geochemistry), 393(4), p. 524-527 (in Rus.); Distler, V. V., Mitrofanov, G. L., Yudovskaya, M. A., Lishnevsky, E. N., & Prokof’ev, V. Y. (2005). Deep structure and ore-forming processes of the Sukhoi Log gold-platinum deposit, Russia. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 921-923). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
  • Zabaykalsky Krai
    • Orlovskoye
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Ukraine
 
  • Zhytomyr Oblast
Nechaev S.V., Kozak S.A., Bondarenko S.N. (1987) Native indium and iron in tin-bearing greisens of Ukrainian shield, - Mineralogicheskiy Zhurnal, v.9, N1, pp. 74-78 (in Rus.); Nechaev S & Pastukhov V (2001) Links between the Proterozoic anorthosite-rapakivigranite plutons and ore-forming events in the Ukrainian Shield (ores of titanium, uranium, rare metal and gold). in Abstracts – GEODE field workshop 8-12th July 2001 on ilmenite deposits in the Rogaland anorthosite province, S. Norway.
Uzbekistan
 
  • Tashkent
    • Chatkal-Kuraminskii Range
      • Arashan Mtn
Novgorodova M.I. (1994) Crystallochemistry of native metals and natural intermetallic compounds, - Itogi Nauki i Techniki, Crystalochimiya, v.29, p.154 (in Rus.)
The Moon
 
  • Mare Crisium
Mokhov A.V., Kartashov P.M., Gornostaeva T.A., Bogatikov O.A. Ashikhmina N.A. (2009) Native Ta and In from regolith probe from Mare Crisium, - Doklady Akademii Nauk, 2009, v. 429, №2, p. 244–248.
  • Mare Fecunditatis
T.A. Gornostaeva analytical data (2014)
 
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