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Patrónite

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Formula:
VS4
Hardness:
2
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Name:
Named after Antenor Rizo-Patrona, metallurgist of the Huaraucaca smelter, who discovered the ore.
This page provides mineralogical data about Patrónite.


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Classification of PatróniteHide

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959)
2.EC.10

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
E : Metal Sulfides, M: S <= 1:2
C : M:S = 1:>2
2.16.21.1

2 : SULFIDES
16 : Miscellaneous
3.7.1

3 : Sulphides, Selenides, Tellurides, Arsenides and Bismuthides (except the arsenides, antimonides and bismuthides of Cu, Ag and Au, which are included in Section 1)
7 : Sulphides etc. of V, As, Sb and Bi

Physical Properties of PatróniteHide

Hardness:

Chemical Properties of PatróniteHide

Formula:
VS4

Crystallography of PatróniteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Cell Parameters:
a = 12.11 Å, b = 10.42 Å, c = 6.78 Å
β = 100.8°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 1.162 : 1 : 0.651
Unit Cell V:
840.39 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Type Occurrence of PatróniteHide

Synonyms of PatróniteHide

Other Language Names for PatróniteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Minasragrite10 photos of Patrónite associated with Minasragrite on mindat.org.
Stanleyite2 photos of Patrónite associated with Stanleyite on mindat.org.
Retgersite2 photos of Patrónite associated with Retgersite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

2.EC.05KieftiteCoSb3Iso.
2.EC.05Nickelskutterudite(Ni,Co,Fe)As3Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Im3
2.EC.05SkutteruditeCoAs3Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Im3
2.EC.05Ferroskutterudite(Fe,Co)As3Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Im3m

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

3.7.2DuranusiteAs4SOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmna
3.7.3DimorphiteAs4S3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
3.7.4RealgarAs4S4Mon. 2/m
3.7.5PararealgarAs4S4Mon. 2/m : P21/b
3.7.6AlacrániteAs8S9Mon. 2/m : P2/b
3.7.7UzoniteAs4S5Mon.
3.7.8OrpimentAs2S3Mon. 2/m
3.7.9JeromiteAmor.
3.7.10LaphamiteAs2(Se,S)3Mon. 2/m
3.7.11GetchelliteAsSbS3Mon. 2/m : P21/b
3.7.12Wakabayashilite[(As,Sb)6S9][As4S5]Orth. mm2 : Pna21
3.7.13PääkköneniteSb2AsS2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
3.7.14StibniteSb2S3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
3.7.15MetastibniteSb2S3Amor.
3.7.16TellurantimonySb2Te3Trig.
3.7.17BismuthiniteBi2S3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
3.7.18NevskiteBi(Se,S)Trig.
3.7.19GuanajuatiteBi2Se3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
3.7.21IkunoliteBi4(S,Se)3Trig.
3.7.22LaitakariteBi4Se2STrig. 3m : R3m
3.7.23PoubaitePbBi2(Se,Te,S)4Trig.
3.7.24TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3Trig.
3.7.25SoučekitePbCuBi(S,Se)3Orth.
3.7.26TsumoiteBiTeTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3 1m
3.7.27PilseniteBi4Te3Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
3.7.28HedleyiteBi7Te3Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
3.7.29TetradymiteBi2Te2STrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
3.7.30JoséiteBi4TeS2Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
3.7.31Joséite-BBi4Te2STrig.
3.7.32IngoditeBi2TeSTrig.
3.7.33SulphotsumoiteBi3Te2STrig.
3.7.34KawazuliteBi2Te2SeTrig.
3.7.36SkippeniteBi2TeSe2Trig.
3.7.37KochkaritePbBi4Te7Trig.
3.7.38RucklidgeitePbBi2Te4Trig.
3.7.39AleksitePbBi2Te2S2Trig.
3.7.40JunoiteCu2Pb3Bi8(S,Se)16Mon. 2/m : B2/m

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 PatróniteHide

Reference List:
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Hewett (1906) Engineering and Mining Journal: 82: 385.
Bravo (1906), Informaciones y Memorias Soc. Eng., Lima: 8: 171.
Hillibrand (1907), American Journal of Science: 24: 141.
Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 347.
Nature: 51: 263-264.
Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (1972): 339-345.

Internet Links for PatróniteHide

Localities for PatróniteHide

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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.
Finland
 
  • Eastern Finland Region
Peltola,Esko 1960. On the black schists in the Outokumpu region in eastern Finland. Bulletin de la Commission Géologique de Finlande 192. 107 s.
Kazakhstan
 
  • Southern Kazakhstan Province (Ongtüstik Qazaqstan Oblysy; Yuzhno-Kazakhstanskaya Oblast')
    • Karatau Range
Bernard & Hyrsl (2004) Minerals and their Localities.
Namibia
 
  • Otjikoto Region (Oshikoto)
    • Tsumeb
Gebhard, G. (1999): Tsumeb II. A Unique Mineral Locality. GG Publishing, Grossenseifen, Germany
Peru
 
  • Pasco department
    • Pasco province
      • Cerro de Pasco
Hewett, D. F. (1910) Vanadium Deposits in Peru. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical Engineering 40:274-299
      • Huayllay District
Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 438, 498; Engineering and Mining Journal (1906): 82: 385.; Milton C, Evans H T, Johnson R G (1982) Dwornikite, (Ni,Fe)SO4·H2O, a member of the kieserite group from Minasragra, Peru. Mineralogical Magazine 46, 351-355; Handbook of Mineralogy
Russia
 
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Amurskaya Oblast'
Vakh, A. S., Moiseenko, V. G., Stepanov, V. A., & Avchenko, O. V. (2009, March). The Berezitovy gold-base metal deposit. In Doklady Earth Sciences (Vol. 425, No. 1, pp. 253-255). MAIK Nauka/Interperiodica.
  • Northern Region
    • Nenetskiy Autonomous Okrug
      • Yugorskii Peninsula
        • Pai-Khoi Range (Paikhoi; Pay Khoy)
          • Middle Silova-Yakha River
Koval'chuk, N.S., and Makeev, A.B. (2008): Geology of Ore Deposits 50(7), 503-517.
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