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Shuangfengite

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Formula:
IrTe2
Colour:
Black
Lustre:
Metallic
Hardness:
3
Crystal System:
Trigonal
Name:
After the locality.
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Classification of ShuangfengiteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
1993
2.EA.20

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
E : Metal Sulfides, M: S <= 1:2
A : M:S = 1:2 - With Cu, Ag, Au
2.12.14.6

2 : SULFIDES
12 : AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2

Physical Properties of ShuangfengiteHide

Metallic
Transparency:
Opaque
Colour:
Black
Hardness:

Chemical Properties of ShuangfengiteHide

Formula:
IrTe2

Crystallography of ShuangfengiteHide

Crystal System:
Trigonal

Type Occurrence of ShuangfengiteHide

Synonyms of ShuangfengiteHide

Other Language Names for ShuangfengiteHide

Varieties of ShuangfengiteHide

PlatinoshuangfengiteA Pt-rich variety of Shuangfengite.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

2.EA.05Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4Mon. 2/m : P2/b
2.EA.10CalaveriteAuTe2Mon.
2.EA.15KostoviteCuAuTe4Orth.
2.EA.15KrenneriteAu3AgTe8Orth. mm2 : Pma2
2.EA.20BerndtiteSnS2Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3m1
2.EA.20KitkaiteNiTeSeTrig.
2.EA.20MeloniteNiTe2Trig.
2.EA.20Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2Trig. 3m : P3m1
2.EA.20Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2Trig.
2.EA.20SudovikovitePtSe2Trig.
2.EA.25VerbeekitePdSe2Mon.
2.EA.30DrysdalliteMo(Se,S)2Hex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
2.EA.30JordisiteMoS2
2.EA.30MolybdeniteMoS2Hex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
2.EA.30TungsteniteWS2Trig. 3m : R3m

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

2.12.14.1MeloniteNiTe2Trig.
2.12.14.2KitkaiteNiTeSeTrig.
2.12.14.3Moncheite(Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2Trig.
2.12.14.4Merenskyite(Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2Trig. 3m : P3m1
2.12.14.5BerndtiteSnS2Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3m1

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 ShuangfengiteHide

Reference List:
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Yu Zuxiang (1994): Shuangfengite - A new iridium bitelluride. Acta Mineralogica Sinica 14(4), 322-326 (in Chinese with English abstract). - New Minerals (1997), New Minerals 1990-1994 (abstract).

Internet Links for ShuangfengiteHide

Localities for ShuangfengiteHide

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
 
Zuxiang Yu (1998): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 18(1), 12-16
    • Chengde Prefecture
      • Chengde Co.
        • Gaositai
Zuxiang Yu (1995): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 15(1), 1-4; Zuxiang Yu (1997): Acta Geologica Sinica 71(4), 486-490
Zuxiang Yu (1997): Acta Geologica Sinica 71(4), 486-490
      • Luan River valley (Luanhe valley)
Yu Zuxiang (1995): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 15(1), 5-8.
      • Xinglong Co.
Yu Zuxiang (1994): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 14(4), 322-326.
Mineral and/or Locality  
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