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Petrukite

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Formula:
(Cu,Fe,Zn,Ag)3(Sn,In)S4
Colour:
Brown to gray
Hardness:
Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Member of:
Name:
In honor of William Petruk (b. 1930), Canadian mineralogist, who noted the possible existence of the mineral in his study of the Mount Pleasant ore deposit (Petruk 1973).
An orthorhombic member of the Stannite Group.
The symmetry reduction may be due to a small In content.


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Classification of PetrukiteHide

Approved
2/C.06-140
2.KA.05

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
K : Sulfarsenates, Sulfantimonates
A : Sulfarsenates with (As,Sb)S4 tetrahedra
2.9.18.1

2 : SULFIDES
9 : AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:1
6.1.23

6 : Sulphosalts - Sulphostannates, Sulphogermanates,Sulpharsenates, Sulphantimonates, Sulphovanadates and Sulphohalides
1 : Sulphostannates and other sulfides containing Sn

Physical Properties of PetrukiteHide

Colour:
Brown to gray
Hardness:
4½ on Mohs scale

Chemical Properties of PetrukiteHide

Formula:
(Cu,Fe,Zn,Ag)3(Sn,In)S4
IMA Formula:
(Cu,Ag)2(Fe,Zn)(Sn,In)S4
Common Impurities:
Ag

Crystallography of PetrukiteHide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Cell Parameters:
a = 7.66 Å, b = 6.43 Å, c = 6.26 Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 1.191 : 1 : 0.974
Unit Cell V:
308.33 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Type Occurrence of PetrukiteHide

Synonyms of PetrukiteHide

Other Language Names for PetrukiteHide

German:Petrukit
Spanish:Petrukita

Relationship of Petrukite to other SpeciesHide

Member of:
Other Members of this group:
BriartiteCu2(Fe,Zn)GeS4Tet.
ČernýiteCu2(Cd,Zn,Fe)SnS4Tet. 4 2m : I4 2m
FamatiniteCu3SbS4Tet. 4 2m : I4 2m
FerrokësteriteCu2(Fe,Zn)SnS4Tet. 4 : I4
Ge-stannoiditeCu8Fe2ZnGe2S12
HocartiteAg2(Fe2+,Zn)SnS4Tet. 4 2m : I4 2m
KësteriteCu2ZnSnS4Tet. 4 : I4
KeutschiteCu2AgAsS4Tet. 4 2m : I4 2m
KuramiteCu3SnS4Tet.
LuzoniteCu3AsS4Tet. 4 2m : I4 2m
OmariniiteCu8Fe2ZnGe2S12Orth. 2 2 2 : I2 2 2
PermingeatiteCu3SbSe4Tet.
PirquitasiteAg2ZnSnS4Tet. 4 : I4
StanniteCu2FeSnS4Tet. 4 2m : I4 2m
StannoiditeCu+6Cu2+2(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12Orth.
Unnamed (Cu-Zn-In Sulphide)CuZn2InS4
VelikiteCu2HgSnS4Tet.
ZincobriartiteCu2(Zn,Fe)(Ge,Ga)S4Tet. 4 2m : I4 2m

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Sakuraiite2 photos of Petrukite associated with Sakuraiite on mindat.org.
Sphalerite2 photos of Petrukite associated with Sphalerite on mindat.org.
Chalcopyrite1 photo of Petrukite associated with Chalcopyrite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

2.KA.05EnargiteCu3AsS4Orth. mm2 : Pmn21
2.KA.10BriartiteCu2(Fe,Zn)GeS4Tet.
2.KA.10FamatiniteCu3SbS4Tet. 4 2m : I4 2m
2.KA.10LuzoniteCu3AsS4Tet. 4 2m : I4 2m
2.KA.10PermingeatiteCu3SbSe4Tet.
2.KA.10BarquilliteCu2CdGeS4Tet. 4 2m : I4 2m
2.KA.15FangiteTl3AsS4Orth.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

6.1.1KuramiteCu3SnS4Tet.
6.1.2MohiteCu2SnS3Mon.
6.1.3VelikiteCu2HgSnS4Tet.
6.1.4HemusiteCu6SnMoS8Iso.
6.1.5KiddcreekiteCu6SnWS8Iso. 4 3m : F4 3m
6.1.6StanniteCu2FeSnS4Tet. 4 2m : I4 2m
6.1.7RhodostanniteCu2FeSn3S8Tet. 4/m : I41/a
6.1.8MawsoniteCu6Fe2SnS8Tet. 4 2m : P4m2
6.1.9ChatkaliteCu6FeSn2S8Tet. 4 2m : P4m2
6.1.10FerrokësteriteCu2(Fe,Zn)SnS4Tet. 4 : I4
6.1.11KësteriteCu2ZnSnS4Tet. 4 : I4
6.1.12StannoiditeCu+6Cu2+2(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12Orth.
6.1.13ČernýiteCu2(Cd,Zn,Fe)SnS4Tet. 4 2m : I4 2m
6.1.14VincienniteCu+7Cu2+3Fe2+2Fe3+2Sn(As,Sb)S16Tet.
6.1.15PirquitasiteAg2ZnSnS4Tet. 4 : I4
6.1.16HocartiteAg2(Fe2+,Zn)SnS4Tet. 4 2m : I4 2m
6.1.17Teallite(Pb,Sn)SnS2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
6.1.18FranckeiteFe2+(Pb,Sn2+)6Sn4+2Sb2S14Tric. 1 : P1
6.1.19LévyclauditePb8Sn7Cu3(Bi,Sb)3S28
6.1.20CylindritePb3Sn4FeSb2S14Tric. 1 : P1
6.1.21PotosíitePb6Sn3FeSb3S16Tric.
6.1.22Sakuraiite(Cu,Zn,Fe)3(In,Sn)S4 Iso.
6.1.24Incaite(Pb,Ag)4Sn4FeSb2S15Mon.

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 PetrukiteHide

Reference List:
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PETRUK, W. (1973): Tin sulphides from the deposit of Brunswick Tin Mines, Limited. Canadian Mineralogist 12, 46-54.
Kissin, S.A. and Owens, D.R. (1987) Program with Abstracts. Joint Annual Meeting of Geological Ass. of Canada and Mineralogical Ass. of Canada, 12, 62.
KISSIN, S.A. & OWENS, D.R. (1989): The relatives of stannite in the light of new data. Canadian Mineralogist 27, 673-688.

Internet Links for PetrukiteHide

Localities for PetrukiteHide

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.
Argentina
 
  • Jujuy
    • Rinconada Department
Brodtkorb, "Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina" (2002); DE BRODTKORB, Milka K. Precious metaltellurides and other Te-bearing minerals in different paragenesis of Argentina: A review. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 365-372.
Amer.Min.(2000) 85, 1066-1075
Canada (TL)
 
  • British Columbia
    • Liard Mining Division
      • Turnagain River area
Kissin, S.A. & Owens, D.R. (1989): The relatives of stannite in the light of new data. Canadian Mineralogist 27, 673-688.
  • New Brunswick
    • Charlotte Co.
      • Saint George Parish
Stephen A. Kissin and De Alton R. Owens (1989) The relatives of stannite in the light of new data. Canadian Mineralogist 27: 673-688.
Finland
 
  • Southwestern Finland Region
    • Eurajoki
Sundblad K.L. et al.(2014). Indium Resources in the Fennoscandian Shield. Preparatory Workshop on Academy of Finland Research Programme Mineral Resources and substitution. April 15 2014
Greece
 
  • Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika)
    • Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium)
      • Lavrion District Mines
Voudouris, P. & Economou-Eliopoulus, M. (2003): Mineralogy and chemistry of Cu-rich ores from the Kamariza carbonate-hosted deposit (Lavrion), Greece. In: Eliopoulos et al. (Eds.): Mineral Exploration and Sustainable Development. Millpress, Rotterdam, 499-502.; Voudouris, P., Melfos, V, Spry, P.G., Bonsall, T.A., Tarkian, M. & Solomon, Ch. (2008): Carbonate-replacement Pb-Zn-Ag+/-Au mineralization in the Kamariza area, Lavrion, Greece: Mineralogy and thermochemical conditions of formation. Mineralogy & Petrology 94, 85-106.
Voudouris, P. & Economou-Eliopoulus, M. (2003): Mineralogy and chemistry of Cu-rich ores from the Kamariza carbonate-hosted deposit (Lavrion), Greece. In: Eliopoulos et al. (Eds.): Mineral Exploration and Sustainable Development. Millpress, Rotterdam, 1039-1042. ; Voudouris, P. (2005). Gold and silver mineralogy of the Lavrion deposit, Attika, Greece. In Mineral deposit research: meeting the global challenge (pp. 1089-1092). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Voudouris, P., Tsolakos, A., Papanikitas, A. & Solomos, C. (2004): Nicht nur Mikromounts: Neufunde aus Lavrion 2003. Lapis, 29 (4), 13-15; 50.
Voudouris, P., Melfos, V, Spry, P.G., Bonsall, T.A., Tarkian, M. & Solomon, Ch. (2008): Carbonate-replacement Pb-Zn-Ag+-Au mineralization in the Kamariza area, Lavrion, Greece: Mineralogy and thermochemical conditions of formation. Mineralogy & Petrology 94, 85-106.
India
 
  • Haryana
    • Bhiwani District
Murao, S., Deb, M., and Furuno, M. (2008): Mineralogical evolution of indium in high grade tin-polymetallic hydrothermal veins — A comparative study from Tosham, Haryana state, India and Goka, Naegi district, Japan. Ore Geology Reviews 33, 490-504.
Japan (TL)
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Kinki Region
      • Hyogo Prefecture
        • Asago City
          • Ikuno-cho-ono
Kissin & Owens (1987) Joint Annual Meeting, Geological Association of Canada and Mineralogical Association of Canada, Program with Abstracts, 12, 62.; Kissin, S.A. & Owens, D.R. (1989): The relatives of stannite in the light of new data. Canadian Mineralogist 27, 673-688.
Poland
 
  • Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie)
    • Rudawy Janowickie Mts
      • Czarnów
        • Rędziny
Pieczka, Adam, Golebiowska, and Parafiniuk, Jan, 2009, Conditions of Formation of Polymetallic Mineralization in the Eastern Envelope of the Karkonosze Granite: The Case of Redziny, Southwestern Poland, Canadian Mineralogist, v 47, p. 765-786.
Slovakia
 
  • Košice Region
    • Rožňava Co.
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
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