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Tsygankoite

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About TsygankoiteHide

Formula:
Mn8Tl8Hg2(Sb21Pb2Tl)S48
Colour:
Black
Lustre:
Metallic
Specific Gravity:
5.450 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Name:
Named in honor of Mikhail V. Tsyganko (25 October 1979-), a mineral collector from Severouralsk, Northern Urals, Russia, who collected the samples within which the new mineral was discovered.
New structure type. Unique combination of elements.


Classification of TsygankoiteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
2017
First Published:
2018
Approval History:
IMA No. 2017-088

Physical Properties of TsygankoiteHide

Metallic
Transparency:
Opaque
Colour:
Black
Streak:
Black
Hardness:
VHN10=131 - 167 kg/mm2 - Vickers
Tenacity:
Brittle
Cleavage:
None Observed
Parting:
None observed
Fracture:
Irregular/Uneven
Density:
5.450 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of TsygankoiteHide

Type:
Anisotropic
Anisotropism:
Strong
Light grey to Black
Colour in reflected light:
White
Internal Reflections:
None observed
Pleochroism:
Non-pleochroic

Chemical Properties of TsygankoiteHide

Formula:
Mn8Tl8Hg2(Sb21Pb2Tl)S48

Crystallography of TsygankoiteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Class (H-M):
2/m - Prismatic
Space Group:
B2/m
Setting:
C1 2/m 1
Cell Parameters:
a = 21.362(4) Å, b = 3.858(1) Å, c = 27.135(4) Å
β = 106.94(1)°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 5.537 : 1 : 7.033
Unit Cell V:
2139.19 ų
Z:
1

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
3.587(100)
3.391(68)
3.353(70)
3.204(88)
2.858(64)
2.841(72)
2.805(60)
2.786(99)

Type Occurrence of TsygankoiteHide

General Appearance of Type Material:
Lath-like elongated crystals up to 0.2 mm embedded in calcite–dolomite–clinochlore matrix.
Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Mineralogical collections of the Fersman Mineralogical Museum, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, registration number 5018/1 (cotypes)
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:
Reference:
Kasatkin, A.V., Makovicky, E., Plášil, J., Škoda, R., Agakhanov, A.A, Karpenko, V.Y. and Nestola, F. (2018) Tsygankoite, Mn8Tl8Hg2(Sb21Pb2Tl)Σ24S48, a New Sulfosalt from the Vorontsovskoe Gold Deposit, Northern Urals, Russia. Minerals: 8(5): 218.

Synonyms of TsygankoiteHide

Fluorescence of TsygankoiteHide

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 TsygankoiteHide

Reference List:
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Kasatkin, A.V., Makovicky, E., Plášil, J., Škoda, R., Agakhanov, A.A. and Karpenko, V.Y. (2018) Tsygankoite, IMA 2017-088. CNMNC Newsletter No. 41, February 2018, page 184; European Journal of Mineralogy: 30: 183-186
Kasatkin, A.V., Makovicky, E., Plášil, J., Škoda, R., Agakhanov, A.A, Karpenko, V.Y. and Nestola, F. (2018) Tsygankoite, Mn8Tl8Hg2(Sb21Pb2Tl)Σ24S48, a New Sulfosalt from the Vorontsovskoe Gold Deposit, Northern Urals, Russia. Minerals: 8(5): 218; doi.org/10.3390/min8050218

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Localities for TsygankoiteHide

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.
Russia (TL)
 
  • Urals Region
    • Middle Urals
      • Sverdlovskaya Oblast'
        • Krasnotur'insk (Bogolovsk; Krasnoturjinsk; Krasnoturyinsk)
          • Turya river
            • Tur'insk
Kasatkin, A.V., Makovicky, E., Plášil, J., Škoda, R., Agakhanov, A.A. and Karpenko, V.Y. (2018) Tsygankoite, IMA 2017-088. CNMNC Newsletter No. 41, February 2018, page 184; European Journal of Mineralogy: 30: 183-186
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