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Ferrorhodsite

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About FerrorhodsiteHide

Formula:
(Fe,Cu)(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S4
Lustre:
Metallic
Hardness:
Crystal System:
Isometric
Name:
For its relationship to cuprorhodsite, and for its composition that includes ferrous-iron, rhodium and sulfur.
Discredited in 2018 (Bosi et al.).

Classification of FerrorhodsiteHide

Discredited
2.DA.05

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
D : Metal Sulfides, M: S = 3 :4 and 2:3
A : M:S = 3:4

Pronounciation of FerrorhodsiteHide

Pronounciation:
PlayRecorded byCountry
Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Physical Properties of FerrorhodsiteHide

Metallic
Hardness:
4½ on Mohs scale

Optical Data of FerrorhodsiteHide

Type:
Isotropic

Chemical Properties of FerrorhodsiteHide

Formula:
(Fe,Cu)(Rh,Ir,Pt)2S4
IMA Formula:
FeRh2S4

Crystallography of FerrorhodsiteHide

Crystal System:
Isometric

First Recorded Occurrence of FerrorhodsiteHide

Synonyms of FerrorhodsiteHide

Other Language Names for FerrorhodsiteHide

Simplified Chinese:硫铑铜铁矿
Traditional Chinese:硫銠銅鐵礦

Relationship of Ferrorhodsite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
CadmoinditeCdIn2S4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
Cuprorhodsite(Cu1+0.5Fe3+0.5)Rh3+2S4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
DaubréeliteFe2+Cr3+2S4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
GreigiteFe2+Fe3+2S4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
InditeFeIn2S4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
JoegoldsteiniteMnCr2S4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
KalininiteZnCr2S4
LinnaeiteCo2+Co3+2S4Iso.
PolydymiteNi2+Ni3+2S4Iso.
SiegeniteCoNi2S4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
ViolariteFe2+Ni3+2S4Iso.
XingzhongitePb2+Ir3+2S4Iso.

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Isoferroplatinum2 photos of Ferrorhodsite associated with Isoferroplatinum on mindat.org.
Bowieite1 photo of Ferrorhodsite associated with Bowieite on mindat.org.
Kingstonite1 photo of Ferrorhodsite associated with Kingstonite on mindat.org.
Laurite1 photo of Ferrorhodsite associated with Laurite on mindat.org.
Osmium1 photo of Ferrorhodsite associated with Osmium on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

2.DA.05BornhardtiteCo2+Co3+2Se4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
2.DA.05CarrolliteCu(Co,Ni)2S4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
2.DA.05Cuproiridsite(Cu,Fe)Ir2S4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
2.DA.05Cuprorhodsite(Cu1+0.5Fe3+0.5)Rh3+2S4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
2.DA.05DaubréeliteFe2+Cr3+2S4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
2.DA.05FletcheriteCu(Ni,Co)2S4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
2.DA.05Florensovite(Cu,Zn)Cr1.5Sb0.5S4
2.DA.05GreigiteFe2+Fe3+2S4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
2.DA.05InditeFeIn2S4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
2.DA.05KalininiteZnCr2S4
2.DA.05LinnaeiteCo2+Co3+2S4Iso.
2.DA.05MalaniteCu1+(Ir3+Pt4+)S4Iso.
2.DA.05PolydymiteNi2+Ni3+2S4Iso.
2.DA.05SiegeniteCoNi2S4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
2.DA.05TrüstedtiteNi3Se4Iso.
2.DA.05TyrrelliteCu(Co3+,Ni3+)2Se4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
2.DA.05ViolariteFe2+Ni3+2S4Iso.
2.DA.05XingzhongitePb2+Ir3+2S4Iso.
2.DA.05CadmoinditeCdIn2S4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
2.DA.05CuprokalininiteCuCr2S4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
2.DA.10RhodostanniteCu1+(Fe2+0.5Sn4+1.5)S4Tet. 4/m : I41/a
2.DA.10ToyohaiteAg1+(Fe2+0.5Sn4+1.5)S4Tet.
2.DA.15BrezinaiteCr3S4Mon. 2/m
2.DA.15Heideite(Fe,Cr)1.15(Ti,Fe)2S4Mon. 2/m
2.DA.20InaglyiteCu3Pb(Ir,Pt)8S16Hex.
2.DA.20KonderiteCu3Pb(Rh,Pt,Ir)8S16Hex. 6/m : P6/m
2.DA.25Kingstonite(Rh,Ir,Pt)3S4Mon. 2/m : B2/m

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 FerrorhodsiteHide

Reference List:
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Rudashevsky, N.S., Mochalov, A.G., Men'shikov, Yu.P., and Shumskaya, N.I. (1998) Ferrorhodsite (Fe,Cu)(Rh,Pt,Ir)2S4 - a new mineral. Zapiski Vserossiyskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva: 127(5): 37-41 (in Russian).
Bosi, F., Biagioni, C. & Pasero, M.: Nomenclature and classification of the spinel supergroup. Eur. J. Mineral. fast track.

Internet Links for FerrorhodsiteHide

Localities for FerrorhodsiteHide

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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.
Australia
 
  • New South Wales
    • Kennedy Co.
Johan, Z., Slansky, E., Ohnenstetter, M. (1991): Isoferroplatinum nuggets from Milverton (Fifield, N.S.W., Australia): A contribution to the origin of PGE mineralization in Alaskan-type complexes. Compte Rendu Acad. Sci. Paris, Ser. II, 312,55-60; in: Jambor, J.L., and Puziewicz, J. (1991): New mineral names. Am. Min.: 76: 1733
Austria
 
  • Styria
    • Leoben
Min.& Pet. 73:247-277
Canada
 
  • Ontario
    • Thunder Bay District
      • Coldwell complex
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., McDonald, A.M. & Good, D.J. (2017) Insights into the extreme PGE enrichment of the W Horizon, Marathon Cu-Pd deposit, Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Canada: Platinum-group mineralogy, compositions and genetic implications. Ore Geplogy Reviews 2017, xx-xx.
Good, D. J., Cabri, L. J., & Ames, D. E. (2017). PGM facies variations for Cu-PGE deposits in the Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Ontario, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews, 90, 748-771.
Ethiopia
 
  • Oromia Region
    • Gimbi
      • Yubdo District (Joubdo District; Youbdo District; Joubda District)
C. J. Stanley et al.: Mineralogical Magazine 69(4):447-453 (2005)
Finland
 
  • Lapland
    • Penikat complex
      • Sompujärvi Reef
Barkov, A., Halkoaho, T., Roberts, A., Criddle, A., Martin, R., Papunen, H. (1999) New Pd-Pb and Pb-V oxides frm a bonanza-type PGE-rich, nearly BMS-free deposit in the Penikat layered complex, Finland. Canadian Mineralogist, 37, 1507-1524.; Barkov, A. Y., Fleet, M. E., Martin, R. F., & Alapieti, T. T. (2004). Zoned sulfides and sulfarsenides of the platinum-group elements from the Penikat layered complex, Finland. The Canadian Mineralogist, 42(2), 515-537.
Russia
 
  • Kamchatka Krai
Tony Nikischer specimen and analysis; Sidorov, E. G., Tolstykh, N. D., Podlipsky, M. Y., & Pakhomov, I. O. (2004). Placer PGE minerals from the Filippa clinopyroxenite-dunite massif (Kamchatka). Geologiya i Geofizika (Russian Geology and Geophysics), 45(9), 1128-1144.
  • Kemerovo Oblast
Zhmodik, S. M., Nesterenko, G. V., Airiyants, E. V., Belyanin, D. K., Kolpakov, V. V., Podlipsky, M. Y., & Karmanov, N. S. (2016). Alluvial platinum-group minerals as indicators of primary PGE mineralization (placers of southern Siberia). Russian Geology and Geophysics, 57(10), 1437-1464.
  • Khabarovsk Krai
    • Ayan-Maya district
      • Aldan shield
[MinRec 31:201]
Rudashevsky, N.S., Mochalov, A.G., Men'shikov, Yu.P., and Shumskaya, N.I. (1998) Ferrorhodsite (Fe,Cu)(Rh,Pt,Ir)2S4 - a new mineral. Zapiski Vserossiyskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva: 127(5): 37-41 (in Russian).
  • Krasnoyarsk Krai
    • Yermakovsky District
Barkov, A. Y., Tolstykh, N. D., Shvedov, G. I., & Martin, R. F. (2018). Ophiolite-related associations of platinum-group minerals at Rudnaya, western Sayans, and Miass, southern Urals, Russia. Mineralogical Magazine, 1-32.
  • Sakha Republic (Yakutia)
    • Anabar River basin
Airiyants, E. V., Zhmodik, S. M., Ivanov, P. O., Belyanin, D. K., & Agafonov, L. V. (2014). Mineral inclusions in Fe-Pt solid solution from the alluvial ore occurrences of the Anabar basin (northeastern Siberian Platform). Russian Geology and Geophysics, 55(8), 945-958.
 
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