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Damiaoite

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Formula:
PtIn2
Colour:
bright white
Lustre:
Metallic
Hardness:
5
Specific Gravity:
10. 95 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
Isometric
Name:
For its locality, the Damiao deposit, Damiao, Luanping Co., Chengde Prefecture, Hebei Province, China.
This page provides mineralogical data about Damiaoite.


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Classification of DamiaoiteHide

Approved
1.AG.55

1 : ELEMENTS (Metals and intermetallic alloys; metalloids and nonmetals; carbides, silicides, nitrides, phosphides)
A : Metals and Intermetallic Alloys
G : PGE-metal alloys
Dana 7th ed.:
1.2.15.1

Physical Properties of DamiaoiteHide

Metallic
Transparency:
Opaque
Colour:
bright white
Streak:
black
Hardness:
Hardness:
VHN50=485 kg/mm2 - Vickers
Cleavage:
None Observed
Density:
10. 95 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of DamiaoiteHide

Type:
Isotropic
Type:
Isotropic
Colour in reflected light:
bright white with a yellowish tint

Chemical Properties of DamiaoiteHide

Formula:
PtIn2

Crystallography of DamiaoiteHide

Crystal System:
Isometric
Class (H-M):
m3m (4/m 3 2/m) - Hexoctahedral
Space Group:
Fm3m
Setting:
Fm3m
Cell Parameters:
a = 6.364(3) Å
Unit Cell V:
257.75 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
4

Type Occurrence of DamiaoiteHide

General Appearance of Type Material:
immiscible gloubles 1. 0-2. 0 mm in diameter
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Synonyms of DamiaoiteHide

Other Language Names for DamiaoiteHide

German:Damiaoit
Spanish:Damiaoita

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

1.AG.05Hexaferrum(Fe,Os,Ru,Ir)Hex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
1.AG.05Garutiite(Ni,Fe,Ir)Hex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
1.AG.10Atokite(Pd,Pt)3SnIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.AG.10Rustenburgite(Pt,Pd)3Sn
1.AG.10ZvyagintsevitePd3PbIso.
1.AG.15Taimyrite(Pd,Cu,Pt)3SnOrth.
1.AG.15Tatyanaite(Pt,Pd,Cu)9Cu3Sn4Orth.
1.AG.20PaolovitePd2SnOrth.
1.AG.25PlumbopalladinitePd3Pb2Hex.
1.AG.25Stannopalladinite(Pd,Cu)3Sn2Hex.
1.AG.30CabriitePd2CuSnOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmmm
1.AG.35ChengdeiteIr3FeIso.
1.AG.35IsoferroplatinumPt3FeIso.
1.AG.40FerronickelplatinumPt2FeNiTet.
1.AG.40TetraferroplatinumPtFeTet.
1.AG.40TulameenitePt2CuFeTet.
1.AG.45HongshiitePtCuTrig.
1.AG.45SkaergaarditePdCuIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Pm3m
1.AG.50YixunitePt3InIso.
1.AG.60NiggliitePtSnHex.
1.AG.65BortnikovitePd4Cu3ZnTet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/mmm
1.AG.70NielsenitePdCu3Tet.

Other InformationHide

Magnetism:
Non-Magnetic
Notes:
insoluble in HCl, HNO3, HF and H3PO4
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 DamiaoiteHide

Reference List:
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Yu Zuxiang (1997): Damiaoite - A new native indium and platinum alloy. Acta Geologia Sinica 71(4), 329-331 (in Chinese with English abstract). - New Minerals 1995-1999, 57 (abstract).

Internet Links for DamiaoiteHide

Localities for DamiaoiteHide

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.
China (TL)
 
  • Hebei
    • Chengde
      • Luanping Co.
        • Damiao complex
Yu Zuxiang (1997): Acta Geologia Sinica 71(4), 329-331.
      • Yan Mts (Yanshan Mts)
Yu, Z., Cheng, F., Ma, H. (2009): Lisiguangite, CuPtBiS3, a new platinum-group mineral from the Yanshan Mountains, Hebei, China. Acta Geologica Sinica, 83, 238-244.
 
Mineral and/or Locality  
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