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Mitrofanovite

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Structurally and chemically related to moncheite.


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Classification of MitrofanoviteHide

Approved, Pending publication
Approval Year:
2018

Chemical Properties of MitrofanoviteHide

Formula:
Pt3Te4

Crystallography of MitrofanoviteHide

Crystal System:
Trigonal
Class (H-M):
3m - Ditrigonal Pyramidal
Space Group:
R3m
Cell Parameters:
a = 3.9875(1) Å, c = 35.362(7) Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 8.868
Unit Cell V:
486.93 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
11.79(23)
5.891(100)
3.928(11)
2.851(26)
2.137(16)
2.039(18)
1.574(24)
1.310(21)
Comments:
From Type Description.

Type Occurrence of MitrofanoviteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Type material is deposited in the collections of the Fersman Mineralogical Museum, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia, registration number 5141/1

Synonyms of MitrofanoviteHide

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 MitrofanoviteHide

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Subbotin, V.V., Vymazalová, A., Laufek, F., Savchenko, Y.E., Stanley, C.J., Gabov, D.A. and Plášil, J. (2018) Mitrofanovite, IMA 2017-112. CNMNC Newsletter No. 42, April 2018, page 450; Mineralogical Magazine: 82: 445-451

Internet Links for MitrofanoviteHide

Localities for MitrofanoviteHide

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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)
 
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaya Oblast'
      • Fedorovo-Pansky massif (Pana layered complex)
Subbotin, V.V., Vymazalová, A., Laufek, F., Savchenko, Y.E., Stanley, C.J., Gabov, D.A. and Plášil, J. (2018) Mitrofanovite, IMA 2017-112. CNMNC Newsletter No. 42, April 2018, page xxx; Mineralogical Magazine: 82: xxx-xxx.
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