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Thalhammerite

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About ThalhammeriteHide

Oskar Thalhammer
Formula:
Pd9Ag2Bi2S4
Colour:
Light-yellow to yellowish-brown
Lustre:
Metallic
Specific Gravity:
9.72 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
Tetragonal
Name:
Named in honor of Oskar A. R. Thalhammer, Professor of Mineralogy and Petrology, University of Leoben, Austria.
Known synthetic analogue.


Classification of ThalhammeriteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
2018
First Published:
2018

Physical Properties of ThalhammeriteHide

Metallic
Transparency:
Opaque
Colour:
Light-yellow to yellowish-brown
Tenacity:
Brittle
Density:
9.72 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Chemical Properties of ThalhammeriteHide

Formula:
Pd9Ag2Bi2S4

Crystallography of ThalhammeriteHide

Crystal System:
Tetragonal
Class (H-M):
4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal
Space Group:
I4/mmm
Setting:
I4/mmm
Cell Parameters:
a = 8.0266(2) Å, c = 9.1531(2) Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 1.14
Unit Cell V:
589.7 ų
Z:
2

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
3.343 (24)
2.839 (46)
2.5685 (21)
2.412 (100)
2.324 (61)
2.287 (48)
2.220 (29)
2.007 (40)
1.7481 (23)
1.508 (30)
Comments:
From Type Description.

Type Occurrence of ThalhammeriteHide

General Appearance of Type Material:
Tiny inclusions, from a few μm up to about 40–50 μm, intergrown in galena, chalcopyrite, and also in bornite.
Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Type material is deposited in the mineralogical collections of the Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, SW7 5BD London, UK, catalogue No. BM2017,16
Geological Setting of Type Material:
Disseminated sulphide ore
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:
Reference:
Vymazalová, A., Laufek, F., Sluzhenikin, S.F., Kozlov, V.V., Stanley, C.J., Plášil, J., Zaccarini, F., Garuti, G., Bakker, R. (2018) Thalhammerite, Pd9Ag2Bi2S4, a New Mineral from the Talnakh and Oktyabrsk Deposits, Noril’sk Region, Russia. Minerals: 8: 339.

Synonyms of ThalhammeriteHide

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 ThalhammeriteHide

Reference List:
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Vymazalová, A., Laufek, F., Sluzhenikin, S.F., Kozlov, V.V., Stanley, C.J., Plášil, J., Zaccarini, F., Garuti, G. and Bakker, R. (2018) Thalhammerite, IMA 2017-111. CNMNC Newsletter No. 42, April 2018, page 449; Mineralogical Magazine: 82: 445-451.
Vymazalová, A., Laufek, F., Sluzhenikin, S.F., Kozlov, V.V., Stanley, C.J., Plášil, J., Zaccarini, F., Garuti, G., Bakker, R. (2018) Thalhammerite, Pd9Ag2Bi2S4, a New Mineral from the Talnakh and Oktyabrsk Deposits, Noril’sk Region, Russia. Minerals: 8: 339; doi.org/10.3390/min8080339.

Internet Links for ThalhammeriteHide

Localities for ThalhammeriteHide

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)
 
  • 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., Kozlov, V.V., Stanley, C.J., Plášil, J., Zaccarini, F., Garuti, G. and Bakker, R. (2018) Thalhammerite, IMA 2017-111. CNMNC Newsletter No. 42, April 2018, page 449; Mineralogical Magazine: 82: 445-451
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