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Pääkkönenite

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Formula:
Sb2AsS2
Colour:
Grey
Lustre:
Metallic
Hardness:
Specific Gravity:
5.21 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Name:
To honor Viekko Pääkkönen (1907–1980), Finnish geologist.
This page provides mineralogical data about Pääkkönenite.


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Classification of PääkköneniteHide

Approved
2.DB.05

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
D : Metal Sulfides, M: S = 3 :4 and 2:3
B : M:S = 2:3
2.11.5.1

2 : SULFIDES
11 : AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:3
3.7.13

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 PääkköneniteHide

Metallic
Transparency:
Opaque
Colour:
Grey
Streak:
Grey with brownish tint
Hardness:
2½ on Mohs scale
Hardness:
VHN10=66 - 87 kg/mm2 - Vickers
Tenacity:
Brittle
Cleavage:
Distinct/Good
One direction.
Density:
5.21 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of PääkköneniteHide

Type:
Anisotropic
Anisotropism:
Strong
Colour in reflected light:
Very pale gray
Internal Reflections:
Bright red
Pleochroism:
Weak

Chemical Properties of PääkköneniteHide

Formula:
Sb2AsS2

Crystallography of PääkköneniteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Class (H-M):
2/m - Prismatic
Space Group:
B2/m
Cell Parameters:
a = 10.75(2) Å, b = 3.959(3) Å, c = 12.49(2) Å
β = 115.28(8)°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 2.715 : 1 : 3.155
Unit Cell V:
480.66 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
4
Morphology:
Rare crystals to 30 microns, grains.
Twinning:
Polysynthetic
Comment:
Space group from synthetic material.

Type Occurrence of PääkköneniteHide

Synonyms of PääkköneniteHide

Other Language Names for PääkköneniteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Stibnite5 photos of Pääkkönenite associated with Stibnite on mindat.org.
Arsenolite3 photos of Pääkkönenite associated with Arsenolite on mindat.org.
Valentinite2 photos of Pääkkönenite associated with Valentinite on mindat.org.
Arsenic2 photos of Pääkkönenite associated with Arsenic on mindat.org.
Galena2 photos of Pääkkönenite associated with Galena on mindat.org.
Vaughanite2 photos of Pääkkönenite associated with Vaughanite on mindat.org.
Stibarsen2 photos of Pääkkönenite associated with Stibarsen on mindat.org.
Realgar2 photos of Pääkkönenite associated with Realgar on mindat.org.
Quartz1 photo of Pääkkönenite associated with Quartz on mindat.org.
Antimony1 photo of Pääkkönenite associated with Antimony on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

2.DB.05AntimonseliteSb2Se3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
2.DB.05BismuthiniteBi2S3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
2.DB.05GuanajuatiteBi2Se3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
2.DB.05MetastibniteSb2S3Amor.
2.DB.05StibniteSb2S3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
2.DB.10Ottemannitebeta Sn2S3
2.DB.10SuredaitePbSnS3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
2.DB.15Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
2.DB.15Kashinite(Ir,Rh)2S3Orth.
2.DB.20Montbrayite(Au,Sb)2Te3Tric.
2.DB.25EdgariteFeNb3S6Hex. 6 2 2 : P63 2 2
2.DB.30Tarkianite(Cu,Fe)(Re,Mo)4S8Iso. 4 3m
2.DB.35CameroniteCu5-x(Cu,Ag)3+xTe10 (x = 0.43)Mon. 2/m : B2/b

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

3.7.1PatróniteVS4Mon.
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
3.7.14StibniteSb2S3Orth. 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 PääkköneniteHide

Reference List:
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Borodaev, Yu. S., Mozgova, N. N., Ozerova, N. A., Bortnikov, N. S., Oivanen, P. & Iletuinen, V. (1981): Paakkonenite (Sb2AsS2) - a new mineral from the Seinajoki ore region in Finland. Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 110, 480-487.
American Mineralogist (1982): 67: 858.
American Mineralogist (1995): 80: 1054.

Internet Links for PääkköneniteHide

Localities for PääkköneniteHide

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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.
Canada
 
  • Ontario
    • Thunder Bay District
      • Bomby Township
Handbook of Mineralogy
HARRIS, D.C., ROBERTS, A.C. & CRIDDLE, A.J. (1989): Vaughanite (TlHgSb4S7), a new mineral from the Hemlo gold deposit, Hemlo, Ontario, Canada. Mineralogical Magazine 53, 79-83.
China
 
  • Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region
    • Nanning Prefecture
      • Shanglin Co.
        • Dafeng
Ottens, B. (2007): Mineralogical Record 38(1), 3-17.
  • Xinjiang Autonomous Region
    • Yili Hasake Autonomous Prefecture (Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Tacheng Prefecture (Tarbaghatay Prefecture)
        • Tuoli Co. (Toli Co.)
          • Baogutu
            • Kuogeshaye Mine
Bo Zheng, Jinguo Zhang, Gang Chen, and Yongfeng Zhu (2013): Mineral Deposits 32(6), 1117-1138
Czech Republic
 
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Central Bohemia Region
Min Rec 25:386
Finland
 
  • Western and Inner Finland Region
Yu. S. Borodayev (1982) Paakkonenite, Sb2AsS2, a new mineral from Seinäjoki ore region in Finland. International Geology Review 24:1234-1240
      • Nurmo
ZVMO,(1981) 110, 480-487; Geological Survey of Finland website; Yu. S. Borodayev (1982) Paakkonenite, Sb2AsS2, a new mineral from Seinäjoki ore region in Finland. International Geology Review 24:1234-1240
France
 
  • Corsica
    • Haute-Corse
      • Corte
        • Moïta
          • Matra
Gunnar Farber
Greece
 
  • Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika)
    • Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium)
      • Lavrion District Mines
        • Plaka
          • Plaka Mines
No reference listed
No reference listed
USA
 
  • California
    • San Diego Co.
      • Warner Springs District
        • Warner Springs
Min News 20:2 p4; Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 36, No. 5, p. 44
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