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About JaskólskiiteHide

Stanisław Jaskólski
CuxPb2+x(Sb,Bi)2-xS5 (x ~ 0.15)
Type material has Pb2.22Cu0.19Sb1.17Bi0.62S5.
Harris et al. (1984) give the empirical formula Pb2.15Cu0.15Sb1.08Bi0.77S5.
Lead grey
Specific Gravity:
6.53 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
Named by Marek A. Zakrzewski in 1985 in honor of Stanisław Jaskólski (28 September 1896, Lviv, Ukriane - 4 August 1981, Kraków, Poland), Polish mineralogist and professor at Akademia Górniczo-Hutnicza in Kraków, Poland. He developed ore microscopy in Poland.
Compare the chemically similar tintinaite.

Classification of JaskólskiiteHide

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First Published:

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
H : Sulfosalts of SnS archetype
B : With Cu, Ag, Fe, Sn and Pb

5 : 2.5 < ø < 3

5 : Sulphosalts - Sulpharsenites and Sulphobismuthites (those containing Sn, Ge,or V are in Section 6)
7 : Sulpharsenites etc. of Pb and other metals

Physical Properties of JaskólskiiteHide

Lead grey
Dark grey
6.53 g/cm3 (Calculated)
D(calc.): 6.47–6.59 g/cm³.

Chemical Properties of JaskólskiiteHide

CuxPb2+x(Sb,Bi)2-xS5 (x ~ 0.15)

Type material has Pb2.22Cu0.19Sb1.17Bi0.62S5.
Harris et al. (1984) give the empirical formula Pb2.15Cu0.15Sb1.08Bi0.77S5.
IMA Formula:
CuxPb2+x(Sb,Bi)2-xS5 (x ≈ 0.15)

Crystallography of JaskólskiiteHide

Crystal System:
Class (H-M):
mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) - Dipyramidal
Cell Parameters:
a = 11.32 Å, b = 19.85 Å, c = 4.094 Å
a:b:c = 0.57 : 1 : 0.206
Unit Cell V:
919.93 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Space group Pbnm (non-standard setting). Range of unit-cell parameters observed: a = 11.312–11.331, b = 19.829–19.871, c = 4.088–4.100 Å.

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
3.710 (100)
3.595 (50)
3.333 (60)
2.970 (80)
2.761 (60)
2.751 (50)
2.050 (50)

Type Occurrence of JaskólskiiteHide

Synonyms of JaskólskiiteHide

Other Language Names for JaskólskiiteHide

Relationship of Jaskólskiite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
MeneghinitePb13CuSb7S24Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Izoklakeite5 photos of Jaskólskiite associated with Izoklakeite on mindat.org.
Calcite3 photos of Jaskólskiite associated with Calcite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

2.HB.Carducciite(Ag2Sb2)Pb12(As,Sb)16S40Mon. 2/m : P21/b
2.HB.05aAikinitePbCuBiS3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
2.HB.05aFriedrichitePb5Cu5Bi7S18Orth. mm2
2.HB.05aGladitePbCuBi5S9Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
2.HB.05aLindströmitePb3Cu3Bi7S15Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
2.HB.05bMeneghinitePb13CuSb7S24Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
2.HB.05aEmilitePb2.7Cu2.7Bi5.3S12Orth. mm2
2.HB.05aSalzburgitePb1.6Cu1.6Bi6.4S12Orth. mm2
2.HB.05aPaaritePb1.7Cu1.7Bi6.3S12Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
2.HB.10cEclarite(Cu,Fe)Pb9Bi12S28Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
2.HB.10bGiessenitePb27Cu2(Bi,Sb)19S57Mon. 2/m
2.HB.10aKobellitePb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
2.HB.10aTintinaitePb22Cu4(Sb,Bi)30S69Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
2.HB.15BenavidesitePb4MnSb6S14Mon. 2/m : P21/b
2.HB.15JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14Mon. 2/m : P21/b
2.HB.20dBerryiteCu3Ag2Pb3Bi7S16Mon. 2/m : P21/m
2.HB.20aNagyágite[Pb3(Pb,Sb)3S6](Au,Te)3Mon. 2/m : P21/m
2.HB.20cMuseumite[Pb2(Pb,Sb)2S8][(Te,Au)2]Mon. 2
2.HB.20eLitochlebiteAg2PbBi4Se8Mon. 2/m : P21/m

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

5.7.1SeligmannitePbCuAsS3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmmn
5.7.2BournonitePbCuSbS3Orth. mm2 : Pmn21
5.7.3MeneghinitePb13CuSb7S24Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.7.4GladitePbCuBi5S9Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.7.5LindströmitePb3Cu3Bi7S15Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.7.8FriedrichitePb5Cu5Bi7S18Orth. mm2
5.7.9AikinitePbCuBiS3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
5.7.12TintinaitePb22Cu4(Sb,Bi)30S69Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
5.7.13KobellitePb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
5.7.14ProuditeCuPb7.5Bi9.33(S,Se)22Mon. 2/m : B2/m
5.7.19Eclarite(Cu,Fe)Pb9Bi12S28Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
5.7.20MarriteAgPbAsS3Mon. 2/m : P21/b
5.7.21ArgentobaumhaueriteAg1.5Pb22As33.5S72Tric. 1 : P1
5.7.22AndoriteAgPbSb3S6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.7.23RamdohritePb5.9Fe0.1Mn0.1In0.1Cd0.2Ag2.8Sb10.8S24Mon. 2/m
5.7.27FizélyiteAg5Pb14Sb21S48 Mon. 2/m
5.7.28OwyheeiteAg3+xPb10-2xSb11+xS28, -0.13 < x > +0.20Mon. 2/m : P21/b
5.7.29FreieslebeniteAgPbSbS3Mon. 2/m : P21/b
5.7.30DiaphoriteAg3Pb2Sb3S8Mon. 2/m : P21/b
5.7.31SterryiteCu(Ag,Cu)3Pb19(Sb,As)22(As-As)S56Mon. 2/m
5.7.32VikingiteAg5Pb8Bi13S30Mon. 2/m : B2/m
5.7.34SchirmeritePbAgBi3S6 - Pb3Ag1.5Bi3.5S9Orth.
5.7.36GustaviteAgPbBi3S6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.7.39BenjaminiteAg3Bi7S12Mon. 2/m : B2/m
5.7.40Lengenbachite Ag4Cu2Pb18As12S39Tric.
5.7.41BerryiteCu3Ag2Pb3Bi7S16Mon. 2/m : P21/m
5.7.44CupropavoniteCu0.9Ag0.5Pb0.6Bi2.5S5 Mon. 2/m : B2/m
5.7.47RathiteAg2Pb12-xTlx/2As18+x/2S40Mon. 2/m : P21/b
5.7.48HatchiteAgTlPbAs2S5Tric. 1 : P1

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 JaskólskiiteHide

Reference List:
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Zakrzewski, M.A. (1984) Jaskólskiite, a new Pb-Cu-Sb-Bi sulfosalt from the Vena Deposit, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist: 22: 481-485.
Harris, D.C., Roberts, A.C., Criddle, A.J. (1984) Jaskólskiite from Izok Lake, Northwest Territories. Canadian Mineralogist: 22: 487-491.
Dunn, P.J., Fleischer, M., Langley, R.H., Shigley, J.E., Zilczer, J.A. (1985) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 70: 871-881.
Makovicky, E., Nørrestam, R. (1985) The crystal structure of jaskolskiite, CuxPb2+x(Sb,Bi)2-xS5 (x~0.2), a member of the meneghinite homologous series. Zeitschrift für Kristaölographie: 171: 179-194.
Moëlo, Y., Roger, G., Maurel-Palacin, D., Marcoux, E., Laroussi, A. (1995) Chemistry of some Pb-(Cu,Fe)-(Sb,Bi) sulfosalts from France and Portugal. Implications for the crystal chemistry of lead sulfosalts in the Cu-poor part of the Pb2S2-Cu2S-Sb2S3-Bi2S3 system. Mineralogy and Petrology: 53: 229-250.
Berlepsch, P., Makovicky, E., Balić-Žunić, T. (2001) Crystal chemistry of meneghinite homologues and related sulfosalts. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte: 2001: 115-135.

Internet Links for JaskólskiiteHide

Localities for JaskólskiiteHide

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  • Salta
    • Los Andes department
      • San Antonio de los Cobres
Gunnar Färber label
  • Styria
    • Schladming
      • Schladminger Tauern
        • Giglach valley
          • Knappen lakes
Schachinger, T. and Paar, W.H. (2017): Antimon- und bismuthältige Sulfosalze aus dem Vetternbergbau bei Schladming, Steiermark. Carinthia II, 207./127., 691-698.
  • Nunavut
    • Mackenzie District
      • Itchen Lake
Anthony, J.W. et al.: Handbook of Mineralogy; Canadian Mineralogist (1984) 22, 487-491
  • Gansu
    • Longnan
      • Hui Co.
Jianglong Li, Shanshan Yue, and Junqiang Jie (2012): Gansu Science and Technology 28(8), 32-34, 56
  • Southwest Finland
    • Salo
      • Kisko
Ilkka Mikkola collection, identification Per Nysten
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Neuwied
      • Raubach
Wagner, T., and Cook, N.J. (1997): Mineralogical Magazine 61(4), 573-590.
  • Tuscany
    • Lucca Province
      • Vergemoli
        • Fornovolasco
Biagioni, C., Orlandi, P., & Bonini, M. (2008). Fornovolasco. Storia e minerali delle miniere di ferro presso Vergemoli (Alpi Apuane). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 4/2008, 230-252
  • Primorsky Krai
    • Arminsky ore district
      • Vostok
Gvozdev, V. I., & Tsepin, A. I. (2005). Bismuth Mineralization in the Ores of the Vostok-2 Deposit (Primor'e Region, Russia). Geology of Ore Deposits, 47(2), 132-145.
  • Zabaykalsky Krai
    • Eastern Transbaikalia
Bortnikov, N.S., Tsepin, A.I. (1987): Antimony-bismuth sulfosalts of the Middle Golgotaish deposit (eastern Transbaikal). Izvestiya Akad. Nauk SSSR, Ser. Geol.: 1: 86-95; in: Jambor, J.L., Grew, E.S., Puziewicz, J., Vanko, D.A. (1988): New mineral Names. American Mineralogist: 73: 444
  • Banská Bystrica Region
    • Brezno Co.
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
      • Jarabá
Ozdín, D., Pršek, J. (2004): Sulfosoli homologického radu lillianitu z hydrotermálnych mineralizácií Nízkych Tatier. Mineralia Slovaca, 36, 3-4, 279-285.
  • Košice Region
    • Rožňava Co.
      • Rožňava (Rosenau; Rozsnyó)
Pršek, J. & Biroň, A. (2007): Jaskólskiit a sprievodné sulfosoli zo žily Aurélia - Rožňava, Spišsko-gemerské rudohorie. Miner. Slov., 39, 2, 169-164.
Pršek J & Biroň A., (2007): Jaskólskiit a sprievodné sulfosoli zo žily Aurélia, Rožňava, Spišsko – Gemerské Rudohorie. Mineralia Slovaca, 39, 2, 141-146
  • Prešov Region
    • Prešov Co.
Duda et. all.,1981:Minerály severnej časti Slanských vrchov. Min.Slovca,Monografia 2,Bratislava, 98 p
  • Andalusia
    • Seville
      • Aznalcóllar
Almodóvar, G.R., Sáez, R., Pons, J.M., Maestre, A., Toscano, M., and Pascual, E. (1998): Mineralium Deposita 33, 111-136.
Sweden (TL)
  • Örebro
    • Askersund
      • Hammar
Canadian Mineralogist(1984) 22, 481-485,486-491; [Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index"]
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