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UM1973-22-Te:AgHgPd

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Formula:
AgHgPdTe
Colour:
darker gray than ...
Small single grain associated with temagamite, from Temagami deposit, Ontario, Canada. Unique combination of elements.


Classification of UM1973-22-Te:AgHgPd

Physical Properties of UM1973-22-Te:AgHgPd

Colour:
darker gray than temagamite

Optical Data of UM1973-22-Te:AgHgPd

Type:
Anisotropic
Anisotropism:
distinct to strong, yellow-orange to dull grayish brown (the latter turns greenish blue just before reaching the extinction)
Bireflectance:
slight (air) to distinct (oil; brownish gray, bluish gray)

Chemical Properties of UM1973-22-Te:AgHgPd

Formula:
AgHgPdTe
Elements listed in formula:
Analytical Data:
Electron microprobe, %
Pd 19.4
Hg 38.2 
Te 23.1
Ag 18.2

total 98.9

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 UM1973-22-Te:AgHgPd

Reference List:
Cabri, L.J., La Flamme, J.H.G., Stewart, J.M. (): Temagamite, a new palladium-mercury telluride from the Temagami copper deposit, Ontario, Canada. Can. Mineral.: 12: 193- 198; in: Fleischer, M., Mandarino, J.A. (): New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 90: 947

Smith, D.G.W., Nickel, E.H. (2007): A System of Codification for Unnamed Minerals: Report of the SubCommittee for Unnamed Minerals of the IMA Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification. Canadian Mineralogist: 45: 983-1055; http://nrmima.nrm.se/Valid2009_03.pdf (2016)

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Localities for UM1973-22-Te:AgHgPd

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Canada
 
  • Ontario
    • Nipissing District
      • Phyllis Township
Cabri, L.J., La Flamme, J.H.G., Stewart, J.M. (): Temagamite, a new palladium-mercury telluride from the Temagami copper deposit, Ontario, Canada. Can. Mineral.: 12: 193- 198; in: Fleischer, M., Mandarino, J.A. (): New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 90: 947
 
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