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Damiaoite

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Formula:
PtIn2
Lustre:
Metallic
Hardness:
5
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
Hardness:

Optical Data of DamiaoiteHide

Type:
Isotropic

Chemical Properties of DamiaoiteHide

Formula:
PtIn2

Crystallography of DamiaoiteHide

Crystal System:
Isometric

Type Occurrence of DamiaoiteHide

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

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

ⓘ - 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 Province
    • Chengde Prefecture
      • 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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