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Moncheite

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Formula:
(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
Colour:
Steel-gray
Lustre:
Metallic
Hardness:
2 - 3
Specific Gravity:
9.88 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
Trigonal
Name:
Named by A.D. Genkin, N.N. Zhuravlev, and E.M. Smirnova in 1963 for the Monchegorsk deposit and the Monche Tundra in northwest Russia.
This page provides mineralogical data about Moncheite.


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Classification of MoncheiteHide

Approved
First Published:
1963
2.EA.20

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
E : Metal Sulfides, M: S <= 1:2
A : M:S = 1:2 - With Cu, Ag, Au
2.12.14.3

2 : SULFIDES
12 : AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
3.12.48

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 MoncheiteHide

Metallic
Colour:
Steel-gray
Hardness:
2 - 3 on Mohs scale
Density:
9.88 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of MoncheiteHide

Type:
Anisotropic
Anisotropism:
Stromng, except in sections close to (001).
Reflectivity:
400nmR=50.3–51.6%
420nmR=51.5–52.6%
440nmR=52.4–53.5%
460nmR=53.4–54.4%
480nmR=54.2–55.1%
500nmR=54.9–55.8%
520nmR=55.5–56.4%
540nmR=56.0–56.9%
560nmR=56.4–57.3%
580nmR=56.7–57.6%
600nmR=57.1–58.0%
620nmR=57.4–58.4%
640nmR=57.7–58.7%
660nmR=58.0–59.0%
680nmR=58.3–59.2%
700nmR=58.4–59.4%

Reflectance graph
Graph shows reflectance levels at different wavelengths (in nm). Top of box is 100%. Peak reflectance is 58.4–59.4%.
Colour in reflected light:
white

Chemical Properties of MoncheiteHide

Formula:
(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2
IMA Formula:
Pt(Te,Bi)2

Crystallography of MoncheiteHide

Crystal System:
Trigonal
Cell Parameters:
a = 4.04 Å, c = 5.28 Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 1.307
Unit Cell V:
74.63 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
1

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
5.32 (60)
2.93 (100)
2.11 (80)
2.02 (70)
1.664 (60)
1.462 (70)
1.282 (70)

Type Occurrence of MoncheiteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Geology Museum, Kola Branch, Academy of Sciences, Apatity, 5966.
A.E. Fersman Mineralogical Museum, Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, 64852.
Geological Setting of Type Material:
Pt-bearing massive Cu–Ni sulfide deposit.
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Other Language Names for MoncheiteHide

Varieties of MoncheiteHide

ChengboliteA Bi-free varety

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Galena5 photos of Moncheite associated with Galena on mindat.org.
Talnakhite5 photos of Moncheite associated with Talnakhite on mindat.org.
Braggite5 photos of Moncheite associated with Braggite on mindat.org.
Oulankaite4 photos of Moncheite associated with Oulankaite on mindat.org.
Telargpalite4 photos of Moncheite associated with Telargpalite on mindat.org.
Gold4 photos of Moncheite associated with Gold on mindat.org.
Chalcopyrite3 photos of Moncheite associated with Chalcopyrite on mindat.org.
Cooperite3 photos of Moncheite associated with Cooperite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

2.EA.05Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4Mon. 2/m : P2/b
2.EA.10CalaveriteAuTe2Mon.
2.EA.15KostoviteCuAuTe4Orth.
2.EA.15KrenneriteAu3AgTe8Orth. mm2 : Pma2
2.EA.20BerndtiteSnS2Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3m1
2.EA.20KitkaiteNiTeSeTrig.
2.EA.20MeloniteNiTe2Trig.
2.EA.20Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2Trig. 3m : P3m1
2.EA.20ShuangfengiteIrTe2Trig.
2.EA.20SudovikovitePtSe2Trig.
2.EA.25VerbeekitePdSe2Mon.
2.EA.30DrysdalliteMo(Se,S)2Hex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
2.EA.30JordisiteMoS2
2.EA.30MolybdeniteMoS2Hex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
2.EA.30TungsteniteWS2Trig. 3m : R3m

Related Minerals - Dana Grouping (8th Ed.)Hide

2.12.14.1MeloniteNiTe2Trig.
2.12.14.2KitkaiteNiTeSeTrig.
2.12.14.4Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2Trig. 3m : P3m1
2.12.14.5BerndtiteSnS2Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3m1
2.12.14.6ShuangfengiteIrTe2Trig.

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.
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.
3.12.49MaslovitePtBiTe
3.12.50SperrylitePtAs2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
3.12.51PlatarsitePtAsSIso.
3.12.52GeversitePtSb2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
3.12.53DaomaniteCuPtAsS2Orth.
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 MoncheiteHide

Reference List:
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Kjekshus, A., Grønvold, F. (1959) High temperature X-ray study of the thermal expansion of PtS2, PtSe2, PtTe2 and PdTe2. Acta Chemica Scandinavica: 13: 1767-1774. (synthetic)
Grønvold, F., Haraldsen, H., Kjekshus, A. (1960) On the sulfides, selenides, and tellurides of platinum. Acta Chemica Scandinavica: 14: 1879-1893. (synthetic)
Genkin, A.D., Korolev, N.V. (1961) On methods of determining small grains of minerals in ores. Geol. Rudnykh Mestorozhdenii: 5: 64-79. (in Russian)
Fleischer, M., Foster, M.D. (1962) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 47: 805-812.
Genkin, A.D., Zhuravlev, N.N., Smirnova, E.M. (1963) Moncheite and kotulskite - new minerals - and the composition of michenerite. Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva: 92(1): 33-50. (in Russian)
Fleischer, M. (1963) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 48: 1178-1184.
International Mineralogical Association (1967) Commission on new minerals and mineral names. Mineralogical Magazine: 36: 131-136.
X-Ray Laboratory, Guiyang Institute of Geochemistry, Academia Sinica (1975) The crystal structures of biteplapalladite and biteplatinite. Geochimica: 184–185. (in Chinese)
(1976) Mineralogical Abstracts: 27: 214.
Cabri, L.J., Rowland, J.F., Laflamme, J.H.G., Stewart, J.M. (1979) Canadian Mineralogist: 17: 589-594.
International Mineralogical Association (1980) International Mineralogical Association: Commission on new minerals and mineral names. Mineralogical Magazine: 43: 1053-1055.
Cabri, L.J., Ed. (1981) Platinum group elements: mineralogy, geology, recovery. Canadian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy: 121.
Volborth, A., Tarkian, M., Stumpfl, E.F., Housley, R.M. (1986) A survey of the Pd–Pt mineralization along the 35-km strike of the J-M reef, Stillwater Complex, Montana.
Canadian Mineralogist: 24: 329–346.
Nickel, E.H., Mandarino, J.A. (1987) Procedures involving the IMA Commission on New Minerals and Mineral Names and guidelines on mineral nomenclature. American Mineralogist: 72: 1031-1042.
Criddle, A.J., Stanley, C.J., Eds. (1993) Quantitative data file for ore minerals, 3rd ed. Chapman & Hall, London: 379–381.

Internet Links for MoncheiteHide

Localities for MoncheiteHide

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.
Algeria
 
  • Tamanghasset Province
Schulze, H. (1998) Meteoritics & Planetary Science 33 (4, Supplement): A139. (July 1998)
Argentina
 
  • San Luis
    • Coronel Pringles department
      • El Trapiche
Mineralogy and Petrology (2000) 68: 85-114
Australia
 
  • South Australia
    • Murray Basin
      • Murray Mallee
        • Karoonda
T. Geiger & A. Bischoff (1989). Mineralogy of metamorphosed carbonaceous chondrites (Abstract). Meteoritics 24, 269-270.
  • Western Australia
    • Coolgardie Shire
Econ Geol (1986) 81:1218-1225
    • Ngaanyatjarraku Shire
      • West Musgrave Block
        • Jamieson Community (Mantamaru)
Mineral. Deposita 42 (2007) 551-581.
    • Roebourne Shire
      • Karratha
Barnes, S. J., 1993 Partitioning of the Platinum Group Elements and Gold Between Silicate and Sulphide Magmas in the Munni Munni Complex, Western Australia Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Volume 57, p. 1277 - 1290
Brazil
 
  • Bahia
    • Campo Formoso ultramafic complex
      • Campo Formoso
Mota-e-Silva, J., Prichard, H.M., Suárez, S., Ferreira Filho, C.F., Fisher, P.C. (2016): Supergene alteration of platinum-group minerals and formation of Pd-Cu-O and Pd-I-O compounds in the Limoeiro Ni-Cu-(PGE) deposit, Brazil. Canadian Mineralogist: 54: 755-778; http://forum.amiminerals.it/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=13550 (2017)
  • Goiás
33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Diversity of Platinum group minerals (PGM) in chromitites from Brazil, preliminary results
Bulgaria
 
  • Sofiya Oblast (Sofia Oblast)
    • Zlatitsa Obshtina
      • Zlatitsa
Georgiev, Georgi (2008) A genetic model of the Elatsite porphyry copper deposit, Bulgaria. GEOCHEMISTRY, MINERALOGY AND PETROLOGY • SOFIA 46, 143-160.
Canada
 
  • British Columbia
    • New Westminster Mining Division
      • Hope
Manor, M.J., Scoates, J.S., Nixon,G.T., and Ames, D.E., 2014. Platinum-group mineralogy of the Giant Mascot Ni-CuPGE deposit, Hope, B.C. In: Geological Fieldwork 2013, British Columbia Ministry of Energy and Mines, British Columbia Geological Survey Paper 2014-1, pp. 141-156.
  • New Brunswick
    • Kings Co.
      • Cardwell Parish
Grammatikopoulos, T.A., Hiebert, R.S., Barr, S.M. and Valeyev, O., (2006) Cu-Ni-PGM Mineralization In The Mechanic Settlement Pluton, Southern New Brunswick, Canada. in Geological Association of Canada, Program with Abstracts Volume 31
  • Ontario
    • Kenora District
      • Kapkichi Lake Area
Can Mineral 1984 22: 13-21
    • Sudbury District
      • Blezard Township
; Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
      • Creighton-Davies Township
Ford, F.D., Wecholaz, C.R. & Lee, A. (2011) Predicting process outcomes for Sudbury platinum-group minerals using grade-recovery modeling from mineral liberation analyzer (MLA) data. Canadian Mineralogist 49, 1627-1642.
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Ford, F.D., Wecholaz, C.R. & Lee, A. (2011) Predicting process outcomes for Sudbury platinum-group minerals using grade-recovery modeling from mineral liberation analyzer (MLA) data. Canadian Mineralogist 49, 1627-1642.
        • Fraser mine
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., (2003), Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Sarah A. S. Dare, Sarah-Jane Barnes, Hazel M. Prichard und Peter C. Fisher (2011): Chalcophile and platinum-group element (PGE) concentrations in the sulfide minerals from the McCreedy East deposit, Sudbury, Canada, and the origin of PGE in pyrite. Mineralium Deposita 46, 381-407.; Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., (2003), Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Crerarite a Pt-Bi-S mineral: A new occurrence and re-investigation of its chemical formula and crystal structure
Springer (1989) Canadian Mineralogist 27, 311-313; Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Springer, G. (1989): Chlorine-bearing and other uncommon minerals in the Strathcona deep copper zone, Sudbury District, Ontario. Canadian Mineralogist: 27: 311-313
      • MacLennan Township
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., (2003), Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
      • Wisner Township
Economic Geology 103 (2008) 1005-1028.
    • Thunder Bay District
Watkinson & Ohnenstetter (1992)
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.
      • Greenwich Lake Area
Good, D., Borysenko, J., McBride, J., Walford, P., Smyk, M., Hollings, P., ... & Corkery, J. (2010) Cu-Ni-PGE Deposits in Mafic Intrusions of the Lake Superior Region June 24-30, 2010. 11th International Platinum Symposium
      • Lac des Iles Area
Canadian Mineralogist 22:233-237; Louis J. Cabri and J.H. Gilles Laflamme (1979) Mineralogy of Samples from the Lac Des Iles Area, Ontario. Canmet Report 79-27
D. H. Watkinson and G. Dunning v(1979) Geology and platinum-group mineralization, Lac-des-Iles Complex, northwestern Ontario. Can Mineral 17:453-462
      • O'Neill Township
Canadian Mineralogist 30, 121
  • Québec
    • Abitibi-Témiscamingue
      • Témiscamingue RCM
        • Belleterre
COOK, N.J. & WOOD, S.A. (1994) Platinum-group minerals in the Lac Sheen Cu-Ni-PGE prospect, Quebec. Canadian Mineralogist, 32,703-712.
    • Nord-du-Québec
      • Nunavik
        • Raglan
harlie L. Seabrook, Hazel M. Prichard and Peter C. Fisher (2004) Platinum-group minerals in the Raglan Ni-Cu-(PGE) sulfide deposit, Cape Smith, Quebec, Canada (in Platinum-group elements; petrology, geochemistry, mineralogy) The Canadian Mineralogist 42:485-497
        • Ungava
Charlie L. Seabrook, Hazel M. Prichard and Peter C. Fisher (2004) Platinum-group minerals in the Raglan Ni-Cu-(PGE) sulfide deposit, Cape Smith, Quebec, Canada (in Platinum-group elements; petrology, geochemistry, mineralogy) The Canadian Mineralogist 42:485-497
  • Yukon
    • Whitehorse Mining District
      • Kluane District
Barkov, A.Y., Laflamme, J.H.G., Cabri, L.J., and Martin, R.F. (2002) Platinum-group minerals from the Wellgreen Cu-Ni-PGE deposit, Yukon, Canada. Canadian Mineralogist: 40: 651-669.; 5th International Platinum Symposium Bulletin of The Geological Society of Finland Number 61, Part 1,1989,1-64
China
 
  • Gansu Province
    • Jinchang Prefecture
      • Jinchuan District
Enhuan Jia (1986): Mineral Deposits 5(1), 27-38; Economic Geology (1992) 87, 1475-1495; Wenfeng Zhu and Youbin Liang (2000): Geology and Prospecting 36(1), 26-28; Yang, X.-Z., Ishihara, S., and Zhao, D.-H. (2006): Mineralogy and Petrology 86 (1/2), 109-128; Yang, Xuan-Zhu;Matsueda, Hiroharu;Yui, Shunzo;Dong, Xian-Yang (1992) : Chemical Compositions and Paragenesis of the Platinum-group Element Minerals in the Jinchuan Sulfide Deposit, Gansu Province, China. Journal of the Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University. Series 4, Geology and mineralogy;Vol.XXIII, No.2
  • Hebei Province
    • Chengde Prefecture
      • Fengning Co.
        • Boluonuo
Keqiao Chen, Huifang Yang, Letian Ma, and Zhizhong Peng (1981): Dizhi Pinglun 27, 107-115
Yu Zuxiang, Lin Shujen, Chao Pao, Fang Chingsung, and Huang Chishun (1974): Acta Geologica Sinica 48(2), 202-218
      • Luanping Co.
        • Damiao complex
Yu Zuxiang (1997): Acta Geologia Sinica 71(4), 329-331.
        • Tiema-Habaqin complex
Yu Zuxiang, Lin Shujen, Chao Pao, Fang Chingsung, and Huang Chishun (1974): Acta Geologica Sinica 48(2), 202-218; Bilun Luo (1979): Geology and Prospecting 15(3), 11-15
      • Xinglong Co.
Yu Zuxiang (1996): Acta Geologica Sinica 70(4), 309-314.
      • 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.
    • Tangshan Prefecture
      • Zunhua Co.
        • Malan river valley
Yu Zuxiang (1981): Geological Review 27, 55-71.
  • Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region
    • Hohhot League (Huhehaote Prefecture)
      • Wuchuan Co.
Youbin Liang (1981): Geology and Prospecting 17(12), 18-21
  • Jilin Province (Manchuria; Dongbei Region)
    • Tonghua Prefecture
      • Tonghua Co.
Xiangwen Wang (2002): Mineral Deposits 21(suppl.), 689-692
  • Sichuan Province
    • Garzê Autonomous Prefecture (Ganzi Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Danba Co.
        • Yangliuping Cu-Ni-PGE ore field
Yao, Y., and Viljoen, M.J. (2003): Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2003, A560
    • Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture
      • Huili Co.
Yao, Y., and Viljoen, M.J. (2003): Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2003, A560
    • Panzhihua Prefecture
      • Eastern District
      • Miyi Co.
Yao, Y., and Viljoen, M.J. (2003): Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2003, A560; Zhu, W. G., Zhong, H., Hu, R. Z., Liu, B. G., He, D. F., Song, X. Y., & Deng, H. L. (2010). Platinum-group minerals and tellurides from the PGE-bearing Xinjie layered intrusion in the Emeishan Large Igneous Province, SW China. Mineralogy and Petrology, 98(1-4), 167-180.
    • Ya'an Prefecture
      • Shimian Co.
Yao, Y., and Viljoen, M.J. (2003): Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2003, A560
  • Xinjiang Autonomous Region
    • Yili Hasake Autonomous Prefecture (Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Aletai Prefecture (Altay Prefecture)
        • Fuyun Co. (Koktokay Co.)
Minqing Cheng, Yuchun Yang, Fuyi Jia, Qingshan Yang, Guifang Zhao, Cunchang Wang, and Sen Huang (1993): Geology and Prospecting 29(7), 35-39
  • Yunnan Province
    • Dali Autonomous Prefecture
      • Midu Co.
Min Liu (2002): Multipurpose Utilization of Mineral Resources 10(5), 28-32; Huanbin Song, Mingqin He, Shangzhong Zhang, and Fenghuang Yi (2008): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 27, 104-108; Shengwei Wang, Xiaoming Sun, Zhenwen Liao, Bangguo Zhou, Maojin Luo, Yang Guo, Xiaofang Jiang, Huaping Zhu, Dong Ma, and Zhanwu Shen (2012): Mineral Deposits 31(6), 1259-1276
Czech Republic
 
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Ústí Region
      • Šluknov (Schluckenau)
Haluzova, E., Ackerman, L., Pasava, J., Jonasova, S., Svojtka, M., Hrstka, T., & Veselovsky, F. (2015). Geochronology and characteristics of Ni-Cu-(PGE) mineralization at Rozany, Lusatian Granitoid Complex, Czech Republic. Journal of GEOsciences, 60(4), 219-236.
Finland
 
Törnroos Ragnar, Johanson Bo, Kojonen Kari, 1998. Alluvial nuggets of platinum group minerals and alloys from Finnish Lapland. Geological survey of Finland, Special Paper
    • Inari
      • Lemmenjoki
33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Pt-Pd selenides from river placers, northern Finland; Kari Kojonen (2012) PGE ore potential in the southwestern granulite belt of Northern Finland. Geological Survey of Finland, Report of Investigation 207 pp 64-67
Kojonen, K., Tarkian, M., Heidrich, S. & Johanson, B. (2014) Placer Platinum-group Minerals from Sotajoki River, Inari, Finland. 12th International Platinum Symposium p259
    • Kemi
Stanislav S. Gornostayev, Kauko V.O. Laajoki & Ossi Leinonen (2000) The platinum-group minerals in the Kemi chromite deposit, Finland: a case study of the Elijärvi ore body. In Abstract volume and Field trip Guidebook, 2nd annual GEODE-Fennoscandian shield field workshop on Palaeoproterozoic and Archean greenstone belts and VMS districts in the Fennoscandian Shield (Vol. 28).
    • Sodankylä
Lamberg, P., Välimaa, J., Parkkinen, J., & Kojonen, K. (2005). Structural, geochemical and magmatic modelling of the early Proterozoic Keivitsa Ni-Cu-PGE deposit in Sodankylä, northern Finland. Extended Abstract. In 10th International Platinum Symposium, Abstract volume.; Gervilla, F., Kojonen, K. and Merkle, R.K.W., 2005. Platinum-group minerals in the Proterozoic Keivitsa mafic-ultramafic intrusion, Sodankylä, northern Finland. Extended Abstract, 10th International Platinum Symposium, Abstract volume
Gervilla, F., & Kojonen, K. (2002). The platinum-group minerals in the upper section of the Keivitsansarvi Ni–Cu–PGE deposit, northern Finland. The Canadian Mineralogist, 40(2), 377-394.; Lips, ALW (2006) A review of non-ferrous mineral deposits in Europe - Finalised initial database BRGM/RP -54957 - FR
      • Viiankiaapa mire area
Fröclich,F., Gutzmer, J, Siikaluoma, J. and Osbahr, I. (2017) Sulfide vein mineralization of the shallow eastern stokworkzone and its genetic relation to the massive sulfide mineralization of the Sakatti Cu-Ni-PGE deposit, Finland. 3rd Finnish National Colloquium of Geosciences, Espoo, 15–16 March 2017: Abstract Book
Greece
 
  • Macedonia Department
    • Chalkidiki Prefecture
      • Cassandra Mines
Economou-Eliopoulos, M., & Eliopoulos, D. G. (2005). Mineralogical and geochemical characteristics of the Skouries porphyry-Cu-Au-Pd-Pt deposit (Greece): Evidence for the precious metal. In Mineral deposit research: meeting the global challenge (pp. 935-938). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Greenland
 
  • Qeqqata
    • Kangerlussuaq Fjord (Søndre Strømfjord)
John G. Arnason and Dennis K. Bird (2000) A gold- and platinum-mineralized layer in gabbros of the Kap Edvard Holm Complex; field, petrologic, and geochemical relations. Economic Geology and the Bulletin of the Society of Economic Geologists, 95(5):945-970
  • Sermersooq
    • Kruuse Fjord
Econ Geol (1997) 92:490-501
India
 
  • Maharashtra
    • Gondpipri complex
Dora, M., Singh, H., Kundu, A., Shareef, M., Randive, K., & Joshi, S. (2014). Tsumoite (BiTe) and associated Ni-PGE mineralization from Gondpipri mafic-ultramafic complex, Bastar Craton, Central India: mineralogy and genetic significance. Open Geosciences, 6(4), 506-517.
  • Odisha (Orissa)
Canadian Mineralogist 40:277-309
Italy
 
  • Piedmont
    • Vercelli Province
      • Sesia Valley
        • Scopello
Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.; Econ Geol (1986) 81:113-1217
Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire)
 
  • Dix-Huit Montagnes region
    • Biankouma department
Gouedji, F., Picard, C., Coulibaly, Y., Audet, M. A., Auge, T., Goncalves, P., ... & Ouattara, N. (2014). The Samapleu mafic-ultramafic intrusion and its Ni-Cu-PGE mineralization: an Eburnean (2.09 Ga) feeder dyke to the Yacouba layered complex (Man Archean craton, western Ivory Coast). Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France, 185(6), 393-411.
Libya
 
  • Al Jabal al Gharbi District
    • Hamadah al Hamra
Connolly Jr, HC & 11 others (2006). The Meteoritical Bulletin, No. 90, 2006 September. Meteoritics & Planetary Science 41(9): 1383-1418. (Sept 2006). ; Grady, M. M., Pratesi, G. & Moggi Cecchi, V. (2015) Atlas of Meteorites. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, United Kingdom. 373 pages.
Norway
 
  • Nord-Trøndelag
    • Grong
      • Grong ore field
Grønlie, A. (1988): Platinum-group minerals in the Lillefjellklumpen nickel-copper deposit, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway. Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 68, 65-72 + Neumann (1985, p. 35).
Pakistan
 
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (North-West Frontier Province)
    • Kohistan District (Abasin Kohistan; Indus Kohistan)
Kausar, A. B. (1998). Platinum Group Elements (PGE) and Platinum Group MineraIs (PGM) Distribution and petrological evolution of southern Kohistan Arc, Northern Pakistan (Doctoral dissertation, Université Joseph-Fourier-Grenoble I).
Philippines
 
  • Luzon
    • Cordillera Administrative Region
      • Benguet Province
        • Baguio District
Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia)
      • Aldan Shield
        • Aldan
A.Ya. Kochetkov (2006) Mesozoic Gold-Bearing Ore-Magmatic Systems Of Central Aldan. Russian Geology and Geophysics 47:850-864
Kochetkov A.Ya. (2006) Ore contents of alkaline massifs of Aldan shield: Ryabinovskoe copper-gold-porphyritic deposit,- Tikhookeanskaya Geologiya, v.25, N1, pp. 62-73 (in Russian)
    • Taymyrskiy Autonomous Okrug
      • Taimyr Peninsula
        • Putoran Plateau
          • Noril'sk
            • Talnakh Cu-Ni Deposit
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
2014 Ultramafic-mafic intrusions, volcanic rocks and PGE-Cu-Ni sulfide deposits of the Noril’sk Province, Polar Siberia . 12th International Platinum Symposium
    • Transbaikalia (Zabaykalye)
      • Buriatia Republic (Buryatia)
        • Dovyren Highlands
Konnikov, E.G., Meurer, W.P., Neruchev, S.S., Prasolov, E.M., Kislov, E.V., and Orsoev, D.A. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 526-532.; Rudashevskiy N.S., Krecer D.A., Orsoev D.A., Kislov E.V. (2003) Palladium-platinum mineralization in vein Cu-Ni-ores of Yoko-Dovyrenskiy laiered massif, - DAN, 391(4), p. 519-522 (in Rus.)
    • Tuva Republic
      • Sayan Mts
        • Eastern Sayan
Alexander V. Dedeev et al (2002) The PGE-Bearing Sulphide Ores of the Kingash Mafic-Ultramafic Differentiated Intrusion and Ore Processing Characteristics, East Sajan, Russia. 9th annual platinum symposium
(2014) 12th International Platinum Symposium p92
(2014) 12th International Platinum Symposium p92
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Khabarovskiy Kray
      • Ayan-Maya district
        • Aldan shield
Shcheka G.G., Lehmann B., Gierth E., Gomann K., Wallianos A. (2004) Macrocrystals of Pt-Fe alloy from the Kondyor PGE placer deposit, Khabarovskiy kray, Russia: trace-element content, mineral inclusions and reaction assemblages, - Canadian Mineralogist, v.42, N2, pp. 601-617.
Can Mineral August 2010 vol. 48 no. 4 991-1004
  • Northern Region
    • Karelia Republic
      • Lake Onega
Grokhovskaya, T. L., Lapina, M. I., Ganin, V. A., & Grinevich, N. G. (2005). PGE mineralization in the Burakovsk Layered Complex, Southern Karelia, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits C/C of Geologiia Rudnykh Mestorozhdenii, 47(4), 283.
Grishaenko, M. V. P., & Federation, R. (2007). Independent Report on the Shalozerskoe (Burakovsky), Lukkulaisvaara and Tsipringa Platinum, Palladium, Copper, Nickel Deposits in the Autonomous Republic of Karelia Russian Federation
      • Northern Karelia
        • Oulanka plutonic complex
          • Olanga River (Oulanka River)
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Barkov, A. Y., Martin, R. F., Tarkian, M., Poirier, G., & Thibault, Y. (2001). Pd–Ag Tellurides from a Cl-rich environment in the Lukkulaisvaara layered intrusion, northern Russian Karelia. The Canadian Mineralogist, 39(2), 639-653.
(2014) 12th International Platinum Symposium p63
    • Murmanskaya Oblast'
Gabov, D. A. (2010). PGE and Au minerals from the low-sulfide ore of the Pana Tundra Pluton, Kola Peninsula. Geology of Ore Deposits, 52(7), 624-629.
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
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
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
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
      • Monche-Tundra
http://www.duke.edu/~boudreau/9thPtSymposium/Grokhovskaya_Abstract.pdf
Yury L. Voytekhovsky, Yury N. Neradovsky (2008) The Cu-Ni-PGE and Cr deposits of the Monchegorsk area, the Kola Peninsula, Russia. 33 IGC excursion No 48, August 15 – 21, 2008
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
33 IGC excursion No 48, August 15 – 21, 2008
Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
South Africa
 
  • Free State Province
Minerals of South Africa
  • Limpopo Province
    • Bushveld Complex
      • Burgersfort
        • Sekhukhuneland
(2014) 12th International Platinum Symposium p271
Melcher, F., & Lodziak, J. (2007). Platinum-group minerals of concentrates from the Driekop platinum pipe, Eastern Bushveld Complex Tribute to Eugen F. Stumpfl. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie-Abhandlungen: Journal of Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 183(2), 173-195.
R.O. Meyer collection, identity confirmed by microprobe analysis
The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 43, pp. 1711-1734 (2005)
      • Waterberg District
        • Mokopane (Potgietersrus)
Holwell, D. A., McDonald, I., & Armitage, P. E. B. (2006). Platinum-group mineral assemblages in the Platreef at the Sandsloot Mine, northern Bushveld Complex, South Africa. Mineralogical Magazine, 70(1), 83-101.; Armitage, P. E. B., McDonald, I., Edwards, S. J., & Manby, G. M. (2002). Platinum-group element mineralization in the Platreef and calc-silicate footwall at Sandsloot, Potgietersrus District, South Africa. Applied Earth Science: Transactions of the Institutions of Mining and Metallurgy: Section B, 111(1), 36-45.; HOLWELL D.A., MCDONALD I. & ARMITAGE, P.E.B. (2006). Platinum-group mineral assemblages in the Platreef at the South Central Pit, Sandsloot Mine, northern Bushveld Complex, South Africa. Mineralogical Magazine, 70, 83-101.
Fanus Viljoen, F., Ramakoloi, N., Rose, D. and Reinke, C. (2016) Mineral Chemistry of (Pt,Pd)-Bismuthotelluride Minerals In the Platreef At Zwartfontein, Akanani Project, Northern Bushveld Complex, South Africa. The Canadian Mineralogist, 53(6), 1109-1127.
    • Eastern Bushveld Complex
      • Merensky Reef
Minerals of South Africa; Schwellnus, J. S. I., Hiemstra, S. A., & Gasparrini, E. (1976). The Merensky reef at the Atok platinum mine and its environs. Economic Geology, 71(1), 249-260.
  • North West Province
    • Bojanala Platinum District
      • Western Bushveld Complex
        • Rustenburg (Rustenburg District)
          • Royal Bafokeng
Smith, A. J. B., Viljoen, K. S., Schouwstra, R., Roberts, J., Schalkwyk, C., & Gutzmer, J. (2013). Geological variations in the Merensky Reef at Bafokeng Rasimone Platinum Mine and its influence on flotation performance. Minerals Engineering, 52, 155-168.
Minerals of South Africa
Brynard, H. J., De Villiers, J. P. R., & Viljoen, E. A. (1976). A mineralogical investigation of the Merensky Reef at the Western Platinum mine, near Marikana, South Africa. Economic Geology, 71(7), 1299-1307.
Spain
 
  • Extremadura
    • Badajoz
      • Monesterio
Suárez, S. et al. (2010): Mineralium Deposita 45, 331-350. ; R. Piña, F. Gervilla, L. Ortega, R. Lunar (2008): Mineralogy and geochemistry of platinum-group elements in the Aguablanca Ni-Cu deposit (SW Spain). Mineralogy and Petrology 92, 259-282.
Sweden
 
  • Lappland
    • Kiruna
      • Vittangi
IMA 18th General Meeting, Programme with Abstracts, 266
UK
 
  • Scotland
    • North West Highlands
      • Isle of Rum
Power, M.R., Pirrie, D., Andersen, J.C.O., and Butcher, A.R. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 762-775.
USA
 
  • Alaska
    • Bethel Borough
      • Goodnews Bay
www.dggs.dnr.state.ak.us/scan2/pdf89/text/PDF89-20.PDF
    • Southeast Fairbanks Borough
      • Valdez Creek District
U.S. Geological Survey, 2008, Alaska Resource Data File (ARDF): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1225.
  • California
    • Fresno Co.
      • Friant
        • San Joaquin River
Sjoberg, J. and Gomes, J.M. (1980) Platinum-group minerals in California alluvial deposits. US Bureau of Mines, Reno Research Center, unpublished manuscript: 15, figure 1; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 63.
  • Montana
    • Stillwater Co.
      • Nye
Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 17, pp. 589-594 (1979); Canadian Mineralogist Vol.24, pp. 329-346 (1986)
Canadian Mineralogist Vol.24, pp. 329-346 (1986)
Canadian Mineralogist Vol.24, pp. 329-346 (1986)
Canadian Mineralogist Vol.24, pp. 329-346 (1986)
Canadian Mineralogist Vol.24, pp. 329-346 (1986)
          • J-M Reef (Howland Reef)
www.cannonmicroprobe.com/Mineral_Specimens.htm; Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 23, pp.149-162(1985)
Gobla, M.J. (2012) Montana mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals, 87, #3, 208-240.
      • Stillwater Complex
Canadian Mineralogist Vol.24, pp. 329-346 (1986)
Canadian Mineralogist Vol.24, pp. 329-346 (1986)
Canadian Mineralogist Vol.24, pp. 329-346 (1986)
Canadian Mineralogist Vol.24, pp. 329-346 (1986)
    • Sweet Grass Co.
      • Stillwater Complex
ID by microprobe on polished section, and ore microscopy, by Bart Cannon.
  • Nevada
    • Clark Co.
      • Virgin Mts
        • Bunkerville District
          • Whitney Pocket Basin
Rocks & Minerals, Nov. 1999.
  • Wyoming
    • Albany Co.
      • Lake Owen Complex
5th International Platinum Symposium Bulletin of The Geological Society of Finland Number 61, Part 1,1989,1-64
      • New Rambler District
R.R. Loucks, M.E. McCallum (1980) Platinum-group minerals in the New Rambler copper-nickel deposit, Wyoming: A preliminary report. ft Sulphosalts, Platinum Minerals and Ore Microscopy, 200-218. Proc. XI IMA Meet., Novosibirsk.(Am Min 74:1217)
Zimbabwe
 
  • Masvingo
    • Chiredzi Mining District (Hartley Mining District)
      • Chiredzi
Chusi Li, Ripley, E.M., Oberthür, T., Miller, Jr., J.D., and Joslin, G.D. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 97-110.; Economic Geology (1990) 85:556-584; Allan H. Wilson and Martin D. Prendergast (2001) Platinum-Group Element Mineralisation in the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe, and its Relationship to Magma Evolution and Magma Chamber Structure. South African Journal of Geology, 104:319-342; Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., Buchholz, P., & Locmelis, M. (2013). The oxidized ores of the Main Sulphide Zone, Great Dyke, Zimbabwe: turning resources into minable reserves-mineralogy is the key. Journal of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, 113(3), 00-00.; LIU, J., JIN, S. and WANG, Y. (2014), The Occurrence of Useful Components in Platinum-Palladium Deposit in the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe. Acta Geologica Sinica, 88: 1466–1467; Oberthür, T., Weiser, T. W., Gast, L., & Kojonen, K. (2003). Geochemistry and mineralogy of platinum-group elements at Hartley Platinum Mine, Zimbabwe. Mineralium Deposita, 38(3), 327-343.
  • Midlands
    • Shurugwi District (Selukwe District)
Allan H. Wilson and Martin D. Prendergast (2001) Platinum-Group Element Mineralisation in the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe, and its Relationship to Magma Evolution and Magma Chamber Structure. South African Journal of Geology, 104:319-342
    • Zvishavane District
      • Zvishavane (Shabani; Shabanie; Shavani)
Allan H. Wilson and Martin D. Prendergast (2001) Platinum-Group Element Mineralisation in the Great Dyke, Zimbabwe, and its Relationship to Magma Evolution and Magma Chamber Structure. South African Journal of Geology, 104:319-342; Nashwa, Velaphi Moses. "The flotation of high talc-containing ore from the Great Dyke of Zimbabwe." (2008). MS Thesis
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