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Lukkulaisvaaraite

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Formula:
Pd14Ag2Te9
Colour:
Light grey with a brownish tinge
Lustre:
Metallic
Hardness:
0 - 4
Crystal System:
Tetragonal
Name:
Named after the type locality, Lukkulaisvaara Massif.
New structure type.

Platinum Group.


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Classification of LukkulaisvaaraiteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
2013
First Published:
2014

Pronounciation of LukkulaisvaaraiteHide

Pronounciation:
PlayRecorded byCountry
Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Physical Properties of LukkulaisvaaraiteHide

Metallic
Colour:
Light grey with a brownish tinge
Comment:
In plane-polarized light
Streak:
Grey
Hardness:
0 - 4 on Mohs scale
Hardness:
VHN100=339 - 371 - Vickers
Tenacity:
Brittle

Chemical Properties of LukkulaisvaaraiteHide

Formula:
Pd14Ag2Te9

Crystallography of LukkulaisvaaraiteHide

Crystal System:
Tetragonal
Class (H-M):
4/m - Dipyramidal
Space Group:
I4/m
Setting:
I4/m
Cell Parameters:
a = 8.9599(6) Å, c = 11.822(1) Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 1.319
Unit Cell V:
949.1 ų
Z:
2

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
2.8323(58)
2.8088(92)
2.5542(66)
2.4312(41)
2.1367(57)
2.1015(52)
2.0449(100)
2.0031(63)
Comments:
From Type Description.

Type Occurrence of LukkulaisvaaraiteHide

General Appearance of Type Material:
In polished section crystals are ~40 μm across, rimmed by tulameenite
Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Type material is deposited in the collections of the Department of Mineralogy of The National Museum, Prague, Czech Republic, catalogue number P1P 15/2013
Geological Setting of Type Material:
Lukkulaisvaara intrusion, northern Russian Karelia, Russia
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Synonyms of LukkulaisvaaraiteHide

Other Language Names for LukkulaisvaaraiteHide

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 LukkulaisvaaraiteHide

Reference List:
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Vymazalová, A., Grokhovskaya, T.L., Laufek, F. and Rassulov, V. (2014) Lukkulaisvaaraite, IMA 2013-115. CNMNC Newsletter No. 19, February 2014, page 169; Mineralogical Magazine: 78: 165-170.
Vymazalová, A., Grokhovskaya, T.L., Laufek, F. & Rassulov, V.A. (2014) Lukkulaisvaaraite, Pd14Ag2Te9, a new mineral from Lukkulaisvaara intrusion, northern Russian Karelia, Russia. Mineralogical Magazine: 78: 1743-1754.

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Localities for LukkulaisvaaraiteHide

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
      • Coldwell complex
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., McDonald, A.M. & Good, D.J. (2017) Insights into the extreme PGE enrichment of the W Horizon, Marathon Cu-Pd deposit, Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Canada: Platinum-group mineralogy, compositions and genetic implications. Ore Geology Reviews 90:723-747.
Russia (TL)
 
  • Northern Region
    • Karelia Republic
      • Northern Karelia
        • Oulanka plutonic complex
          • Olanga River (Oulanka River)
Vymazalová, A., Grokhovskaya, T.L., Laufek, F. and Rassulov, V. (2014) Lukkulaisvaaraite, IMA 2013-115. CNMNC Newsletter No. 19, February 2014, page 169; Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 165-170. ;Vymazalová, A., Grokhovskaya, T.L., Laufek, F. & Rassulov, V.A. (2014): Lukkulaisvaaraite, Pd14Ag2Te9, a new mineral from Lukkulaisvaara intrusion, northern Russian Karelia, Russia. Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 1743-1754.
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