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Telargpalite

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About TelargpaliteHide

Formula:
(Pd,Ag)3(Te,Bi)
May contain minor Pb replacing Te and Bi.
Colour:
Lead-gray
Lustre:
Metallic
Hardness:
2 - 2½
Crystal System:
Isometric
Name:
The name reflects its composition: tellurium, silver (Greek "argyros"), and palladium.

Classification of TelargpaliteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
1972
2.BC.45

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
B : Metal Sulfides, M: S > 1: 1 (mainly 2: 1)
C : With Rh, Pd, Pt, etc.
2.1.3.1

2 : SULFIDES
1 : AmXp, with m:p > 3:1
3.12.22

3 : Sulphides, Selenides, Tellurides, Arsenides and Bismuthides (except the arsenides, antimonides and bismuthides of Cu, Ag and Au, which are included in Section 1)
12 : Sulphides etc. of the platinum metals

Physical Properties of TelargpaliteHide

Metallic
Transparency:
Opaque
Colour:
Lead-gray
Hardness:
2 - 2½ on Mohs scale

Optical Data of TelargpaliteHide

Type:
Isotropic

Chemical Properties of TelargpaliteHide

Formula:
(Pd,Ag)3(Te,Bi)

May contain minor Pb replacing Te and Bi.
IMA Formula:
(Pd,Ag)3Te
Common Impurities:
Pb,Bi,Se

Crystallography of TelargpaliteHide

Crystal System:
Isometric
Cell Parameters:
a = 12.6(2) Å
Unit Cell V:
2,000.38 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
16
Comment:
Point group and space group not determined.

Type Occurrence of TelargpaliteHide

Synonyms of TelargpaliteHide

Other Language Names for TelargpaliteHide

Simplified Chinese:碲银钯矿
Spanish:Telargpalita
Traditional Chinese:碲銀鈀礦

Relationship of Telargpalite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
TemagamitePd3HgTe3Trig. 3m : P3m1

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Oulankaite6 photos of Telargpalite associated with Oulankaite on mindat.org.
Moncheite4 photos of Telargpalite associated with Moncheite on mindat.org.
Chalcopyrite3 photos of Telargpalite associated with Chalcopyrite on mindat.org.
Tulameenite2 photos of Telargpalite associated with Tulameenite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

2.BC.UM2004-45-Se:AgHgPd(Ag,Cu)6Hg2Pd2Se3
2.BC.ColdwellitePd3Ag2SIso. 4 3 2 : P43 3 2
2.BC.05PalladseitePd17Se15
2.BC.05MiassiteRh17S15Iso.
2.BC.05UM2000-47-S:CuFePdPt(Cu,Fe,Pd,Pt,Rh)9S8
2.BC.10Oosterboschite(Pd,Cu)7Se5Orth.
2.BC.15ChrisstanleyiteAg2Pd3Se4Mon.
2.BC.15JagüéiteCu2Pd3Se4Mon. 2/m : P21/b
2.BC.20KeithconnitePd20Te7Trig.
2.BC.25Vasilite(Pd,Cu)16(S,Te)7
2.BC.30TelluropalladinitePd9Te4Mon.
2.BC.35LuberoitePt5Se4Mon. 2/m : P21/b
2.BC.40Oulankaite(Pd,Pt)5(Cu,Fe)4SnTe2S2Tet.
2.BC.50TemagamitePd3HgTe3Trig. 3m : P3m1
2.BC.55SopcheiteAg4Pd3Te4Orth.
2.BC.60LaflammeitePd3Pb2S2Mon.
2.BC.65TischendorfitePd8Hg3Se9Orth.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

3.12.1Seinäjokite(Fe,Ni)(Sb,As)2Orth.
3.12.2LauriteRuS2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
3.12.3Ruthenarsenite(Ru,Ni)AsOrth.
3.12.4Anduoite(Ru,Os)As2Orth.
3.12.5Ruarsite(Ru,Os)AsSMon.
3.12.6Xingzhongite(Pb,Cu,Fe)(Ir,Pt,Rh)2S4Iso.
3.12.7RhodplumsiteRh3Pb2S2Trig.
3.12.8Cuprorhodsite(Cu,Fe)Rh2S4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
3.12.9KonderiteCu3Pb(Rh,Pt,Ir)8S16Hex. 6/m : P6/m
3.12.10Bowieite(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
3.12.11CherepanoviteRhAsOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
3.12.12Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsSIso. m3 (2/m 3)
3.12.13Vysotskite(Pd,Ni)STet.
3.12.14Vasilite(Pd,Cu)16(S,Te)7
3.12.15PalladseitePd17Se15
3.12.16Oosterboschite(Pd,Cu)7Se5Orth.
3.12.17TelluropalladinitePd9Te4Mon.
3.12.18TemagamitePd3HgTe3Trig. 3m : P3m1
3.12.19SopcheiteAg4Pd3Te4Orth.
3.12.20MicheneritePdBiTe
3.12.21KotulskitePd(Te,Bi)Hex.
3.12.23Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2Trig. 3m : P3m1
3.12.24PalladoarsenidePd2AsMon. 2/m : P2/m
3.12.25StillwateritePd8As3Trig.
3.12.26AtheneitePd2As0.75Hg0.25Hex. 6 m2 : P62m
3.12.27MajakitePdNiAsHex.
3.12.28PalarstanidePd5(Sn,As)2Hex.
3.12.29ArsenopalladinitePd8(As,Sb)3Tric. 1 : P1
3.12.30VincentitePd3AsTet.
3.12.31PalladobismutharsenidePd2(As,Bi)Orth.
3.12.32StibiopalladinitePd5Sb2Hex.
3.12.33Hexatestibiopanickelite(Pd,Ni)(Sb,Te)Hex.
3.12.34Sudburyite(Pd,Ni)SbHex.
3.12.35TestibiopalladitePdTe(Sb,Te)Iso.
3.12.36BorovskitePd3SbTe4Iso.
3.12.37IsomertieitePd11Sb2As2Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
3.12.38Mertieite-IPd11(Sb,As)4Hex.
3.12.39Mertieite-IIPd8Sb2.5As0.5Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3c
3.12.40SobolevskitePd(Bi,Te)Hex.
3.12.41Frooditeα-PdBi2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
3.12.42PolaritePd(Bi,Pb)Orth. mm2 : Cmc21
3.12.43UrvantsevitePd(Bi,Pb)2Tet.
3.12.44CooperitePtSTet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mmc
3.12.45Braggite(Pt,Pd,Ni)STet.
3.12.46Kharaelakhite(Cu,Pt,Pb,Fe,Ni)9S8Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmmm
3.12.47MalaniteCu(Pt3+,Ir3+)2S4Iso.
3.12.48Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2Trig.
3.12.49MaslovitePtBiTe
3.12.50SperrylitePtAs2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
3.12.51PlatarsitePtAsSIso.
3.12.52GeversitePtSb2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
3.12.53DaomaniteCuPtAsS2Orth.
3.12.54Genkinite(Pt,Pd,Rh)4Sb3Tet. 4 2 2
3.12.55StumpflitePt(Sb,Bi)Hex.
3.12.56InsizwaitePt(Bi,Sb)2
3.12.57ErlichmaniteOsS2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
3.12.58Omeiite(Os,Ru)As2Orth.
3.12.59Osarsite(Os,Ru)AsSMon.
3.12.60Kashinite(Ir,Rh)2S3Orth.
3.12.61InaglyiteCu3Pb(Ir,Pt)8S16Hex.
3.12.62Cuproiridsite(Cu,Fe)Ir2S4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
3.12.63Iridarsenite(Ir,Ru)As2Mon.
3.12.64Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsSIso.
3.12.65TolovkiteIrSbSIso.

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 TelargpaliteHide

Reference List:
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Zapiski Vserossiyskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva (1974): 103: 595-600.
American Mineralogist (1975): 60: 489.
American Mineralogist (1981): 66: 1103.
Kristallografiya: 14: 907-910.
Soviet Physics – Crystallography: 14: 779-781.
Acta Crystallographica: B47: 433-439.
Sluzhenikin, S.F. & Mokhov, A.V. (2015): Gold and silver in PGE–Cu–Ni and PGE ores of the Noril’sk deposits, Russia. Mineralium Deposita 50, 465-492.

Internet Links for TelargpaliteHide

Localities for TelargpaliteHide

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.
Canada
 
  • Ontario
    • Thunder Bay District
Liferovich & Mitchell pers. comm. L. Horváth 2005: L. Horváth 2009; Watkinson, D. H., & Jones, P. C. (1996). Platinum-group minerals in fluid inclusions from the Marathon deposit, Coldwell Complex, Canada. Mineralogy and Petrology, 57(1-2), 91-96.
Mcdonald, A.M., Cabri, L.J., Stanley, C.J., Good, D.J., Redpath, J., Lane, G., Spratt, J. & Ames, D.E. (2015) Coldwellite, Pd3Ag2S, a new mineral species from the Marathon deposit, Coldwell complex, Ontario, Canada. Canadian Mineralogist 53, 1-13.
      • Seeley Lake Area
EcoMetrix Reort for Stillwater Canada Inc, Marathon Project (2012) Table 4.1-3
Czech Republic
 
  • Central Bohemia Region
Josef Vajdak (2008) Mineral News, 24, #3, 15.
Denmark
 
  • Greenland
    • Sermersooq
Nielsen, T. F., Andersen, J. Ø., Holness, M. B., Keiding, J. K., Rudashevsky, N. S., Rudashevsky, V. N., ... & Veksler, I. V. (2015). The Skaergaard PGE and gold deposit: the result of in situ fractionation, sulphide saturation, and magma chamber-scale precious metal redistribution by immiscible Fe-rich melt. Journal of Petrology, 56(8), 1643-1676.
Poland
 
  • Podlaskie
    • Suwałki District
Nejbert K. 2008: Mineralogy of sulphides in mafic rocks of the Suwałki Anorthosite Massif, NE Poland. Mineralogia - Special Papers, vol. 32, p. 116
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Krasnoyarsk Krai
      • Taymyrskiy Autonomous Okrug
        • Kureika river
          • Dzheltul'skii massif
Shvedov, G. I., & Barkov, A. Y. (2015). Oulankaite, a Pd-rich stannosulphotelluride, and associated platinum-group minerals from the Dzhaltul microgabbroic intrusion, Krasnoyarskiy kray, Russia. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie-Abhandlungen: Journal of Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 192(3), 229-237.
        • Taimyr Peninsula
          • Putoran Plateau
(2014) 12th International Platinum Symposium p320
              • Talnakh Cu-Ni Deposit
ZVMO,(1974) 103, 595-600; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Kovalenker, V. A., Genkin, A. D., Yevstigneyeva, T. L., & Laputina, I. P. (1975). Telargpalite, a new mineral of palladium, silver, and tellurium from the copper-nickel ores of the Oktyabr deposit. International Geology Review, 17(7), 817-822
    • Tuva Republic
(2014) 12th International Platinum Symposium p92
(2014) 12th International Platinum Symposium p92
  • Northern Region
    • Karelia Republic
      • Northern Karelia
        • Oulanka plutonic complex
          • Olanga River (Oulanka River)
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Barkov, A. Y., Martin, R. F., Tarkian, M., Poirier, G., & Thibault, Y. (2001). Pd–Ag Tellurides from a Cl-rich environment in the Lukkulaisvaara layered intrusion, northern Russian Karelia. The Canadian Mineralogist, 39(2), 639-653.
Barkov, A. Y., Martin, R. F., Tarkian, M., Poirier, G., & Thibault, Y. (2001). Pd–Ag tellurides from a Cl-rich environment in the Lukkulaisvaara layered intrusion, northern Russian Karelia. The Canadian Mineralogist, 39(2), 639-653.
    • Murmanskaya Oblast'
Gabov, D. A. (2010). PGE and Au minerals from the low-sulfide ore of the Pana Tundra Pluton, Kola Peninsula. Geology of Ore Deposits, 52(7), 624-629.
      • Monche-Tundra
        • Monche tundra intrusion
Grokhovskaya, T. L., Lapina, M. I., & Mokhov, A. V. (2009). Assemblages and genesis of platinum-group minerals in low-sulfide ores of the Monchetundra deposit, Kola peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 51(6), 467-485.
Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
Chashchin, V. V., & Petrov, S. V. (2013). Low-sulfide PGE ore in the Volchetundra gabbro-anorthosite pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 55(5), 357-382.
UK
 
  • Scotland
    • Highland
      • Isle of Rum
Power, M.R., Pirrie, D., Andersen, J.C.O., and Butcher, A.R. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 762-775.
USA
 
  • Montana
    • Stillwater Co.
      • Nye
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
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