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Kravtsovite

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About KravtsoviteHide

Formula:
PdAg2S
Colour:
Yellowish white in plane-polarised light
Lustre:
Metallic
Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Name:
Named in honour of V.F. Kravtsov, one of the discoverers of the Talnakh and Oktyabrsk deposits in the Noril’sk district of Russia.
A platinum-group mineral (PGM).


Classification of KravtsoviteHide

Approved
First Published:
2017

Physical Properties of KravtsoviteHide

Metallic
Colour:
Yellowish white in plane-polarised light
Streak:
Grey
Tenacity:
Brittle

Chemical Properties of KravtsoviteHide

Formula:
PdAg2S

Crystallography of KravtsoviteHide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Class (H-M):
mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) - Dipyramidal
Space Group:
Cmcm
Setting:
Cmcm

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
2.632(51)
2.458(65)
2.426(71)
2.378(36)
2.330(60)
2.235(100)
2.197(48)
2.061(42)
Comments:
From Type Description.

Type Occurrence of KravtsoviteHide

General Appearance of Type Material:
As equant inclusions (ranging in size from a few μm to 40–50 μm) in silicates and pyrite intergrown with vysotskite and Au–Ag alloy in aggregates (100–200 μm across).
Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Type material is deposited in the mineralogical collections of the Department of Earth Sciences, Natural History Museum, London, UK, catalogue number BM 2016,150
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:
Reference:
Vymazalová, A., Laufek, F., Sluzhenikin, S.F., Stanley, C.J., Kozlov, V.V., Chareev, D.A., Lukashova, M.L. (2017): Kravtsovite, PdAg2S, a new mineral from the Noril’sk-Talnakh deposit, Krasnoyarskiy kray, Russia. European Journal of Mineralogy: 29: 597-602.

Synonyms of KravtsoviteHide

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 KravtsoviteHide

Reference List:
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Vymazalová, A., Laufek, F., Sluzhenikin, S.F., Stanley, C.J., Kozlov, V.V., Chareev, D.A. and Lukashova, M.L. (2017) Kravtsovite, IMA 2016-092. CNMNC Newsletter No. 35, February 2017, page 212; Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 209–213.
Vymazalová, A., Laufek, F., Sluzhenikin, S.F., Stanley, C.J., Kozlov, V.V., Chareev, D.A., Lukashova, M.L. (2017): Kravtsovite, PdAg2S, a new mineral from the Noril’sk-Talnakh deposit, Krasnoyarskiy kray, Russia. European Journal of Mineralogy: 29: 597-602.

Internet Links for KravtsoviteHide

Localities for KravtsoviteHide

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 2017, xx-xx.
Russia (TL)
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Krasnoyarsk Krai
      • Taymyrskiy Autonomous Okrug
        • Taimyr Peninsula
          • Putoran Plateau
            • Noril'sk
              • Talnakh Cu-Ni Deposit
Vymazalová, A., Laufek, F., Sluzhenikin, S.F., Stanley, C.J., Kozlov, V.V., Chareev, D.A. and Lukashova, M.L. (2017) Kravtsovite, IMA 2016-092. CNMNC Newsletter No. 35, February 2017, page 212; Mineralogical Magazine, 81, 209–213.; Vymazalová, A., Laufek, F., Sluzhenikin, S.F., Stanley, C.J., Kozlov, V.V., Chareev, D.A., Lukashova, M.L. (2017): Kravtsovite, PdAg2S, a new mineral from the Noril’sk-Talnakh deposit, Krasnoyarskiy kray, Russia. European Journal of Mineralogy: 29: 597-602.
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