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Stannopalladinite

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Formula:
Pd3Sn2
System:
Hexagonal
Colour:
Brown-rose, light ...
Lustre:
Metallic
Hardness:
4½ - 5
Name:
The name reflects its composition: tin (latin "stannum") plus palladium.
This page provides mineralogical data about Stannopalladinite.


Classification of Stannopalladinite

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959)
1.AG.25

1 : ELEMENTS (Metals and intermetallic alloys; metalloids and nonmetals; carbides, silicides, nitrides, phosphides)
A : Metals and Intermetallic Alloys
G : PGE-metal alloys
Dana 7th ed.:
1.2.12.1
1.2.9.1

1 : NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
2 : Platinum Group Metals and Alloys
1.69

1 : Elements and Alloys (including the arsenides, antimonides and bismuthides of Cu, Ag and Au)

Physical Properties of Stannopalladinite

Metallic
Diaphaneity (Transparency):
Opaque
Colour:
Brown-rose, light brownish red
Hardness (Mohs):
4½ - 5

Chemical Properties of Stannopalladinite

IMA Formula:
Pd3Sn2
Elements listed in formula:
Common Impurities:
Pt,Fe,Ni

Crystallography of Stannopalladinite

Crystal System:
Hexagonal
Cell Parameters:
a = 4.39 Å, c = 5.65 Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 1.287
Unit Cell Volume:
V 94.30 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Type Occurrence of Stannopalladinite

Relationship of Stannopalladinite to other Species

1.AG.05Hexaferrum(Fe,Os,Ru,Ir)
1.AG.05Garutiite(Ni,Fe,Ir)
1.AG.10AtokitePd3Sn
1.AG.10RustenburgitePt3Sn
1.AG.10ZvyagintsevitePd3Pb
1.AG.15Taimyrite(Pd,Cu,Pt)3Sn
1.AG.15Tatyanaite(Pt,Pd,Cu)9Cu3Sn4
1.AG.20PaolovitePd2Sn
1.AG.25PlumbopalladinitePb2Pd3
1.AG.30CabriitePd2CuSn
1.AG.35ChengdeiteIr3Fe
1.AG.35IsoferroplatinumPt3Fe
1.AG.40FerronickelplatinumPt2FeNi
1.AG.40TetraferroplatinumPtFe
1.AG.40TulameeniteCuFePt2
1.AG.45HongshiitePtCu
1.AG.45SkaergaarditeCuPd
1.AG.50YixunitePt3In
1.AG.55DamiaoitePtIn2
1.AG.60NiggliitePtSn
1.AG.65BortnikovitePd4Cu3Zn
1.AG.70NielsenitePdCu3
1.1CopperCu
1.2SilverAg
1.5GoldAu
1.6AuricuprideCu3Au
1.7Tetra-auricuprideCuAu
1.8ZincZn
1.9CadmiumCd
1.10DanbaiteCuZn2
1.11ZhanghengiteCuZn
1.12MercuryHg
1.13KolymiteCu7Hg6
1.14MoschellandsbergiteAg2Hg3
1.15EugeniteAg11Hg2
1.16SchachneriteAg1.1Hg0.9
1.17ParaschachneriteAg1.2Hg0.8
1.18LuanheiteAg3Hg
1.19Weishanite(Au,Ag)1.2Hg0.8
1.20IndiumIn
1.21AluminiumAl
1.22Khatyrkite(Cu,Zn)Al2
1.23CupaliteCuAl
1.24DiamondC
1.25GraphiteC
1.26ChaoiteC
1.27LonsdaleiteC
1.28SiliconSi
1.29TinSn
1.30LeadPb
1.31AnyuiiteAuPb2
1.31NovodnepriteAuPb3
1.32LeadamalgamPb0.7Hg0.3
1.33ArsenicAs
1.34ArsenolampriteAs
1.35PaxiteCuAs2
1.36KoutekiteCu5As2
1.37DomeykiteCu3As
1.38AlgodoniteCu1-xAsx (x ~0.15)
1.39Novákite(Cu,Ag)21As10
1.40KutinaiteAg6Cu14As7
1.41AntimonySb
1.42StibarsenSbAs
1.43ParadocrasiteSb3As
1.44HorsforditeCu, Sb
1.45CuprostibiteCu2(Sb,Tl)
1.46AllargentumAg1-xSbx (x=0.09-0.16)
1.47AurostibiteAuSb2
1.48DyscrasiteAg3+xSb1-x (x~0.2)
1.49BismuthBi
1.50MaldoniteAu2Bi
1.51SulphurS
1.52RosickýiteS
1.53SeleniumSe
1.54TelluriumTe
1.55ChromiumCr
1.56RheniumRe
1.57IronFe
1.58ChromferideFe1.5Cr0.2
1.59FerchromideCr1.5Fe0.2
1.60WairauiteCoFe
1.61NickelNi
1.62Kamacite(Fe,Ni)
1.63Taenite(Ni,Fe)
1.64TetrataeniteFeNi
1.65AwaruiteNi3Fe
1.66PalladiumPd
1.67PotaritePdHg
1.68PaolovitePd2Sn
1.70CabriitePd2CuSn
1.71Taimyrite(Pd,Cu,Pt)3Sn
1.72AtokitePd3Sn
1.73RustenburgitePt3Sn
1.74ZvyagintsevitePd3Pb
1.75PlumbopalladinitePb2Pd3
1.76OsmiumOs
1.77IridiumIr
1.82PlatinumPt
1.83HongshiitePtCu
1.84NiggliitePtSn
1.85IsoferroplatinumPt3Fe
1.86TetraferroplatinumPtFe
1.87TulameeniteCuFePt2
1.88FerronickelplatinumPt2FeNi
1.89RhodiumRh

Other Names for Stannopalladinite

Name in Other Languages:
Simplified Chinese:锡钯矿
Traditional Chinese:錫鈀礦

Other Information

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 Stannopalladinite

Reference List:
Maslenitzky I.N. et al. (1947), Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR: 56(6): 1137-1140.

American Mineralogist (1971): 56: 360.

Canadian Mineralogist (1981): 19: 599.

Sulfide Copper-Nickel Ores of the Noril'sk Deposits, Nauka Press, Moscow, 243 pp.

Tin in Magmatic and Postmagmatic Processes, Nauka Press, Moscow: 143-170.

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Localities for Stannopalladinite

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.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
Canada
 
  • Ontario
    • Sudbury District
      • MacLennan Township
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., (2003), Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
China
 
  • Yunnan Province
    • Dali Autonomous Prefecture
      • Midu Co.
Min Liu (2002): Multipurpose Utilization of Mineral Resources 10(5), 28-32
Russia (TL)
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Taymyrskiy Autonomous Okrug
      • Taimyr Peninsula
        • Putoran Plateau
          • Noril'sk
            • Noril'sk Cu-Ni deposit
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
            • Talnakh Cu-Ni Deposit
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data (1989)
2014 Ultramafic-mafic intrusions, volcanic rocks and PGE-Cu-Ni sulfide deposits of the Noril’sk Province, Polar Siberia . 12th International Platinum Symposium
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaja Oblast'
      • Kola Peninsula
        • Monche-Tundra
Yury L. Voytekhovsky, Yury N. Neradovsky (2008) The Cu-Ni-PGE and Cr deposits of the Monchegorsk area, the Kola Peninsula, Russia. 33 IGC excursion No 48, August 15 – 21, 2008
Grokhovskaya, T. L., Bakaev, G. F., Sholokhnev, V. V., Lapina, M. I., Muravitskaya, G. N., & Voitekhovich, V. S. (2003). The PGE ore mineralization in the Monchegorsk magmatic layered complex (Kola Peninsula, Russia). GEOLOGY OF ORE DEPOSITS C/C OF GEOLOGIIA RUDNYKH MESTOROZHDENII, 45(4), 287-308.
South Africa
 
  • Limpopo Province
    • Bushveld Complex
      • Waterberg District
        • Mokopane (Potgietersrus)
Holwell, D. A., McDonald, I., & Armitage, P. E. B. (2006). Platinum-group mineral assemblages in the Platreef at the Sandsloot Mine, northern Bushveld Complex, South Africa. Mineralogical Magazine, 70(1), 83-101.; HOLWELL D.A., MCDONALD I. & ARMITAGE, P.E.B. (2006). Platinum-group mineral assemblages in the Platreef at the South Central Pit, Sandsloot Mine, northern Bushveld Complex, South Africa. Mineralogical Magazine, 70, 83-101.
  • Mpumalanga Province
    • Eastern Bushveld Complex
      • Lydenburg
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
USA
 
  • Alaska
    • Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Borough
Alaska Div. Geological & Geophysical Sur. : Pub. Data 89-20
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