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Abramovite

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About AbramoviteHide

Dmitry V. Abramov at Gemma mineral show 2010.
Formula:
Pb2SnInBiS7
Colour:
Silvery Black
Lustre:
Metallic
Crystal System:
Triclinic
Name:
Named after Russian mineralogist Dmitry Vadimovich Abramov
(1963–), of the Fersman Museum.
Cylindrite Group.

Unique combination of minerals; chemically similar to znamenskyite. Second Pb-In and In-Bi mineral after znamenskyite.

Forming in the environment with temperature of ca. 600oC.


Classification of AbramoviteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
2006
2.HF.25a

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
H : Sulfosalts of SnS archetype
F : With SnS and PbS archetype structure units
3.1.3.3

3 : SULFOSALTS
1 : ø > 4

Physical Properties of AbramoviteHide

Metallic
Transparency:
Opaque
Colour:
Silvery Black
Streak:
Black
Cleavage:
Perfect
{100}

Optical Data of AbramoviteHide

Type:
Anisotropic
Anisotropism:
variability of the intensity of the brown hue without color effects.
Bireflectance:
weak
Colour in reflected light:
white with yellowish grey tones

Chemical Properties of AbramoviteHide

Formula:
Pb2SnInBiS7

Crystallography of AbramoviteHide

Crystal System:
Triclinic
Class (H-M):
1 - Pinacoidal
Space Group:
P1
Cell Parameters:
a = 23.4(3) Å, b = 5.77(2) Å, c = 5.83(2) Å
α = 89.1°, β = 89.9°, γ = 91.5°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 4.055 : 1 : 1.01
Unit Cell V:
786.79 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Morphology:
pseudo-hexagonal, pseudo-tetragonal
Twinning:
frequently twinned along {100}

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
5.90(36)
3.90(100)
3.84(71)
3.166(26)
2.921(33)
2.902(16)
2.329(15)
2.186(18)

Occurrences of AbramoviteHide

Paragenetic Mode(s):
•  Fumarolic

Type Occurrence of AbramoviteHide

General Appearance of Type Material:
minute metallic aggregates, less than 1 mm across
Place of Conservation of Type Material:
A.E. Fersman Mineralogical Museum, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow (catalog no. 3436/1).
Geological Setting of Type Material:
Fumarole cavity with a discharge gas temperature of 650°C
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:
Reference:
Yudovskaya M A, Trybkin N V, Koporulina E V, Belakovsky D I, Mokhov A V, Kuznetsova M V, Golovanova T I, (2007) Abramovite, Pb2SnInBiS7 - the new mineral from fumaroles of Kudryavy Volcano (Kurily Islands). Zapiski Rossiiskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchetstva 136, 45-51

Synonyms of AbramoviteHide

Other Language Names for AbramoviteHide

German:Abramovit

Relationship of Abramovite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
CylindritePb3Sn4FeSb2S14Tric. 1 : P1
LévyclauditePb8Sn7Cu3(Bi,Sb)3S28
MerelaniiteMo4Pb4VSbS15Tric. 1

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

2.HF.20VrbaiteHg3Tl4As8Sb2S20Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmca
2.HF.25aCylindritePb3Sn4FeSb2S14Tric. 1 : P1
2.HF.25bFranckeiteFe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn4+2Sb2S14Tric. 1 : P1
2.HF.25bIncaite(Pb,Ag)4Sn4FeSb2S15Mon.
2.HF.25aLévyclauditePb8Sn7Cu3(Bi,Sb)3S28
2.HF.25bPotosíitePb6Sn3FeSb3S16Tric.
2.HF.25bCoiraite(Pb,Sn)12.5Sn5FeAs3S28Mon.
2.HF.30Lengenbachite Ag4Cu2Pb18As12S39Tric.

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

3.1.3.1LévyclauditePb8Sn7Cu3(Bi,Sb)3S28

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 AbramoviteHide

Reference List:
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M.A. Yudovskaya, N.V. Trybkin, E.V. Koporulina, D.I. Belakovsky, A.V. Mokhov, M.V. Kuznetsova & T.I. Golovanova (2007) Abramovite, Pb2SnInBiS7, the new mineral from fumaroles of Kudryavy volcano (Kurily Islands). Proceedings of the Russian Mineralogical Society (ZRMO), 136(5), 37-43(abstract in American Mineralogist (2009) 94,1075)
Yudovskaya M A, Trybkin N V, Koporulina E V, Belakovsky D I, Mokhov A V, Kuznetsova M V, Golovanova T I, (2007) Abramovite, Pb2SnInBiS7 - the new mineral from fumaroles of Kudryavy Volcano (Kurily Islands). Zapiski Rossiiskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchetstva 136, 45-51 http://rruff.info/rruff_1.0/uploads/ZRMO136_45.pdf
Yudovskaya, M. A., Trubkin, N. V., Koporulina, E. V., Belakovsky, D. I., Mokhov, A. V., Kuznetsova, M. V., & Golovanova, T. I. (2008). Abramovite, Pb2SnInBiS7, a new mineral species from fumaroles of the Kudryavy volcano, Kurile Islands, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 50(7), 551-555.
Ercit T S, Piilonen P C, Poirier G, Tait K T (2009) New mineral names. American Mineralogist 94, 1075-1083 http://rruff.info/rruff_1.0/uploads/AM94_1075.pdf

Internet Links for AbramoviteHide

Localities for AbramoviteHide

ⓘ - 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.
Russia (TL)
 
  • Sakhalin Oblast
    • Kuril Islands (Kurile Islands)
      • Iturup Island
Yudovskaya, M.A. et al (2007) Zapiski RMO, 136 (5),37-43.
Mineral and/or Locality  
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