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UM1978-02-E:CuPbSn

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Formula:
~Cu3(Sn,Pb)2
Colour:
creamy white with a slight pinkish to violet tint
Compare 'bronze', 'eta-bronze' and 'UM1965-07-E:CuSn'.

Occurs in kakortokites of the Ilimaussaq Complex, as platy subhedral to euhedral crystals within native tin and associated with native lead.


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Physical Properties of UM1978-02-E:CuPbSnHide

Colour:
creamy white with a slight pinkish to violet tint
Comment:
likely in reflected light (?)

Optical Data of UM1978-02-E:CuPbSnHide

Type:
Anisotropic
Anisotropism:
strong in violet grains, less strong in creamy white ones

Chemical Properties of UM1978-02-E:CuPbSnHide

Formula:
~Cu3(Sn,Pb)2

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 UM1978-02-E:CuPbSnHide

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Karup-Møller, S. (1978): The ore minerals of the Ilimaussaq intrusion: their mode of occurrence and their conditions of formation. Grønlands Geol. Undersøgelso Bull.: 127: l-51 (in English); in: Fleischer, M., Pabst, A. (1981): New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 66: 439
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 UM1978-02-E:CuPbSnHide

ⓘ - 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.
Denmark
 
  • Greenland
    • Kujalleq
      • Narsaq
Karup-Møller, S. (1978): The ore minerals of the Ilimaussaq intrusion: their mode of occurrence and their conditions of formation. Grønlands Geol. Undersøgelso Bull.: 127: l-51 (in English); in: Fleischer, M., Pabst, A. (1981): New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 66: 439
 
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