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Tatyanaite

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Formula:
(Pt,Pd,Cu)9Cu3Sn4
Colour:
Pink
Lustre:
Metallic
Hardness:
3½ - 4
Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Name:
Named after Tat'yana L'vovna Evstigneeva (b. 1945), of the Institute of Geology of Ore Deposits, Petrography, Mineralogy and Geochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow), in recognition of her work on platinum group minerals and other ore minerals of the Noril'sk complex.
the Pt analogue of taimyrite.


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Classification of TatyanaiteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
1995
1.AG.15

1 : ELEMENTS (Metals and intermetallic alloys; metalloids and nonmetals; carbides, silicides, nitrides, phosphides)
A : Metals and Intermetallic Alloys
G : PGE-metal alloys
1.2.10.2

1 : NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
2 : Platinum Group Metals and Alloys

Pronounciation of TatyanaiteHide

Pronounciation:
PlayRecorded byCountry
Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Physical Properties of TatyanaiteHide

Metallic
Colour:
Pink
Hardness:
3½ - 4 on Mohs scale

Chemical Properties of TatyanaiteHide

Formula:
(Pt,Pd,Cu)9Cu3Sn4
IMA Formula:
(Pt,Pd)9Cu3Sn4

Crystallography of TatyanaiteHide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic

Type Occurrence of TatyanaiteHide

Synonyms of TatyanaiteHide

Other Language Names for TatyanaiteHide

German:Tatyanait
Spanish:Tatyanaita

Relationship of Tatyanaite to other SpeciesHide

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.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.55DamiaoitePtIn2Iso.
1.AG.60NiggliitePtSnHex.
1.AG.65BortnikovitePd4Cu3ZnTet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/mmm
1.AG.70NielsenitePdCu3Tet.

Related Minerals - Dana Grouping (8th Ed.)Hide

1.2.10.1NiggliitePtSnHex.
1.2.10.1Taimyrite(Pd,Cu,Pt)3SnOrth.

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 TatyanaiteHide

Reference List:
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Barkov, A.Y., R.F. Martin, G. Poirier, M. Tarkian, Y.A. Pakhomovskii, Y.P. Men'shikov (2000) Tatyanaite, a new platinum-group mineral, the Pt analogue of taimyrite, from the Noril'sk complex (northern Siberia, Russia). European Journal of Mineralogy: 12: 391-396.
Barkov, A.Y., Martin, R.F., Poirier, G., and Yakovlev, Y.N. (2000b) The taimyrite-tatyanaite series and zoning in intermetallic compounds of Pt, Pd, Cu, and Sn from Noril'sk, Siberia, Russia. Canadian Mineralogist: 38: 599-609.

Internet Links for TatyanaiteHide

Localities for TatyanaiteHide

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
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Krasnoyarsk Krai
      • Taymyrskiy Autonomous Okrug
        • Taimyr Peninsula
          • Putoran Plateau
Spiridonov, E. M., E. A. Kulagov, A. A. Serova, I. M. Kulikova, N. N. Korotaeva, E. V. Sereda, I. N. Tushentsova, S. N. Belyakov, and N. N. Zhukov. "Genetic Pd, Pt, Au, Ag, and Rh mineralogy in Noril’sk sulfide ores." Geology of Ore Deposits 57, no. 5 (2015): 402-432.
              • Talnakh Cu-Ni Deposit
[AmMin 84:1845]; Can Min 38:599-609; Barkov, A. Y., Martin, R. F., Poirier, G., & Yakovlev, Y. N. (2000). The taimyrite–tatyanaite series and zoning in intermetallic compounds of Pt, Pd, Cu, and Sn from Noril’sk, Siberia, Russia. The Canadian Mineralogist, 38(3), 599-609
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Khabarovskiy Kray
      • Ayan-Maya district
        • Aldan shield
Shcheka G.G., Lehmann B., Gierth E., Gomann K., Wallianos A. (2004) Macrocrystals of Pt-Fe alloy from the Kondyor PGE placer deposit, Khabarovskiy kray, Russia: trace-element content, mineral inclusions and reaction assemblages, - Canadian Mineralogist, v.42, N2, pp. 601-617.
South Africa
 
  • Limpopo Province
    • Bushveld Complex
      • Burgersfort
        • Sekhukhuneland
Melcher, F., & Lodziak, J. (2007). Platinum-group minerals of concentrates from the Driekop platinum pipe, Eastern Bushveld Complex Tribute to Eugen F. Stumpfl. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie-Abhandlungen: Journal of Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 183(2), 173-195.
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