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About PermingeatiteHide

4 - 4½
Crystal System:
Member of:
Named in 1971 by Zdeněk Johan, Paul Picot, Roland Pierrot, Milan Kravcek in honor of François Permingeat (1917–1988), French mineralogist, University of Paul-Sabatier, Toulouse, France.
Chemically related to bytízite and příbramite.

Classification of PermingeatiteHide


2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
K : Sulfarsenates, Sulfantimonates
A : Sulfarsenates with (As,Sb)S4 tetrahedra

2 : ø = 4

5 : Sulphosalts - Sulpharsenites and Sulphobismuthites (those containing Sn, Ge,or V are in Section 6)
1 : Sulpharsenites etc. of Cu

Physical Properties of PermingeatiteHide

4 - 4½ on Mohs scale

Chemical Properties of PermingeatiteHide

Common Impurities:

Crystallography of PermingeatiteHide

Crystal System:
Cell Parameters:
a = 5.63 Å, c = 11.23 Å
a:c = 1 : 1.995
Unit Cell V:
355.96 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Type Occurrence of PermingeatiteHide

Synonyms of PermingeatiteHide

Other Language Names for PermingeatiteHide

Relationship of Permingeatite to other SpeciesHide

Member of:
Other Members of this group:
ČernýiteCu2(Cd,Zn,Fe)SnS4Tet. 4 2m : I4 2m
FamatiniteCu3SbS4Tet. 4 2m : I4 2m
FerrokësteriteCu2(Fe,Zn)SnS4Tet. 4 : I4
HocartiteAg2(Fe2+,Zn)SnS4Tet. 4 2m : I4 2m
Kësterite Cu2ZnSnS4Tet. 4 : I4
KeutschiteCu2AgAsS4Tet. 4 2m : I4 2m
LuzoniteCu3AsS4Tet. 4 2m : I4 2m
OmariniiteCu8Fe2ZnGe2S12Orth. 2 2 2 : I2 2 2
PirquitasiteAg2ZnSnS4Tet. 4 : I4
StanniteCu2FeSnS4Tet. 4 2m : I4 2m
Unnamed (Cu-Zn-In Sulphide)CuZn2InS4
ZincobriartiteCu2(Zn,Fe)(Ge,Ga)S4Tet. 4 2m : I4 2m

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

2.KA.05EnargiteCu3AsS4Orth. mm2 : Pmn21
2.KA.10FamatiniteCu3SbS4Tet. 4 2m : I4 2m
2.KA.10LuzoniteCu3AsS4Tet. 4 2m : I4 2m
2.KA.10BarquilliteCu2CdGeS4Tet. 4 2m : I4 2m

Related Minerals - Dana Grouping (8th Ed.)Hide 4 2m : I4 2m 4 2m : I4 2m

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

5.1.1SinneriteCu6As4S9Tric. 1 : P1
5.1.2TennantiteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4S13Iso. 4 3m : I4 3m
5.1.4ChalcostibiteCuSbS2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.1.5TetrahedriteCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S13Iso. 4 3m : I4 3m
5.1.6GoldfielditeCu10Te4S13Iso. 4 3m : I4 3m
5.1.7EmplectiteCuBiS2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmna
5.1.8CuprobismutiteCu8AgBi13S24Mon. 2/m : B2/m
5.1.9WitticheniteCu3BiS3Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
5.1.11GirauditeCu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]As4Se13Iso. 4 3m : I4 3m

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 PermingeatiteHide

Reference List:
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Johan, Z., P. Picot, R. Pierrot, and M. Kvaček (1971) La permingeatite Cu3SbSe4, un nouveau minéral du groupe de la luzonite. Bulletin de la Société française de Minéralogie: 94: 162–165 (in French).
American Mineralogist (1972): 57: 1554 (abstract).
Criddle, A.J. and C.J. Stanley, Eds. (1993) Quantitative data file for ore minerals, 3rd ed. Chapman & Hall, London: 429.
Škácha, P., Buixaderas, E., Plášil, J., Sejkora, J., Goliáš, V., Vlček, V. (2014): Permingeatite, Cu3SbSe4, from Příbram (Czech republic): Description and Raman spectroscopy investigations of the luzonite-subgroup of minerals. Canadian Mineralogist, 52, 501-511.

Internet Links for PermingeatiteHide

Localities for PermingeatiteHide

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.
Czech Republic (TL)
  • Central Bohemian Region
    • Kutná Hora District
Bull.Soc.fr.Min.Crist.(1971) 94, 162-165; Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Škácha, P., Buixaderas, E., Plášil, J., Sejkora, J., Goliáš, V., Vlček, V. (2014): Permingeatite, Cu3SbSe4, from Příbram (Czech republic): Description and Raman spectroscopy investigations of the luzonite-subgroup of minerals. Canadian Mineralogist, 52, 501-511.
      • Bytíz
Pavel Skacha collection; http://www.jachymov2016.cz/abstracts (pp. 83-85).
      • Háje
Pavel Škácha, Jakub Plášil, Jiří Sejkora, Viktor Goliáš (2015): Sulfur-rich antimonselite, Sb2(Se,S)3 in the Se-bearing mineral association from the Příbram uranium and base metal ore district, Czech Republic. Journal of Geosciences, 60, 23-29.
  • Vysočina Region
    • Žďár nad Sázavou District
      • Nové Město na Moravě
Kvaček, M.: Selenides from the deposits of Western Moravia, Czechoslovakia – Part II. Acta Universitatis Carolinae – Geologica, 1979, vol. 23, nos. 1-2, s. 15-38.
      • Rožná
        • Rožná deposit
Strübel, Zimmer: "Lexikon der Minerale", 2nd Ed., 1991
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