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Zuktamrurite

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Formula:
FeP2
Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Name:
Named in 2014 by Sergey N. Britvin, Michail N. Murashko, Ye. Vapnik, Yury S. Polekhovsky, and Sergey V. Krivovichev.
Marcasite structure type.


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Classification of ZuktamruriteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
2013
1.BD.

1 : ELEMENTS (Metals and intermetallic alloys; metalloids and nonmetals; carbides, silicides, nitrides, phosphides)
B : Metallic Carbides, Silicides, Nitrides and Phosphides
D : Phosphides

Chemical Properties of ZuktamruriteHide

Formula:
FeP2

Crystallography of ZuktamruriteHide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Class (H-M):
mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) - Dipyramidal
Space Group:
Pnnm
Setting:
Pnnm
Cell Parameters:
a = 4.9276(6) Å, b = 5.6460(7) Å, c = 2.8174(4) Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.873 : 1 : 0.499
Unit Cell V:
78.38 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
3.713(61)
2.823(30)
2.450(36)
2.446(100)
1.849(32)
1.762(55)
1.577(27)
1.565(29)
Comments:
From Type Description.

Type Occurrence of ZuktamruriteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Type material is deposited in the collections of the Mineralogical Museum of the Department of Mineralogy, St Petersburg State University, St Petersburg, Russia, catalogue number 19607.

Synonyms of ZuktamruriteHide

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

1.BD.05Schreibersite(Fe,Ni)3PTet. 4 : I4
1.BD.05Nickelphosphide(Ni,Fe)3PTet.
1.BD.10Barringerite(Fe,Ni)2PHex. 6 m2 : P62m
1.BD.10MonipiteMoNiPHex. 6 m2 : P62m
1.BD.15FlorenskyiteFeTiPOrth.
1.BD.15Allabogdanite(Fe,Ni)2POrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
1.BD.15AndreyivanoviteFeCrPOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
1.BD.20Melliniite(Ni,Fe)4PIso. 2 3 : P21 3

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 ZuktamruriteHide

Reference List:
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Britvin, S.N., Murashko, M.N., Vapnik, Ye., Polekhovsky, Y.S. and Krivovichev, S.V. (2014) Zuktamrurite, IMA 2013-107. CNMNC Newsletter No. 19, February 2014, page 167; Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 165-170.

Internet Links for ZuktamruriteHide

Localities for ZuktamruriteHide

ⓘ - 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.
Israel (TL)
 
  • Negev
    • Hatrurim Formation
Britvin, S.N., Murashko, M.N., Vapnik, Ye., Polekhovsky, Y.S. and Krivovichev, S.V. (2014) Zuktamrurite, IMA 2013-107. CNMNC Newsletter No. 19, February 2014, page 167; Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 165-170.
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