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Ferronickelplatinum Mineral Data

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General Ferronickelplatinum Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: Pt2FeNi
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 504.70 gm
   Iron      11.07 %  Fe
   Nickel    11.63 %  Ni
   Platinum  77.31 %  Pt
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pt2NiFe0+
Help on Environment: Environment: Placers derived from ultra-basic rocks. Forms a series with tulameenite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1983
Help on Locality: Locality: Koryak Mountains, Kamchatka, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the composition (Fe, Ni, Pt).
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Ferronickelplatinum + Pronunciation Say FERRONICKELPLATINUM
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 42564
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Comments: SEM image of ferronickelplatinum (Fnp), PGE alloys (Al), in a matrix of ferrian chromite (Fe-Chr). (CanMin, v45:631).
Location: Loma Peguera chromitites, Cordillera Central, Dominican Republic. Scale: Scale Bar 5 µn.
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Ferronickelplatinum Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:c = 1:0.93903
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 3.871, c = 3.635, Z = 1; V = 54.47 Den(Calc)= 15.38
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Tetragonal - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal H-M Symbol (4/m 2/m 2/m) Space Group: P 4/mmm
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 2.192(1), 1.935(0.5), 1.324(0.4),

Physical Properties of Ferronickelplatinum

Help on Color: Color: Silver white.
Help on Density: Density: 15.39
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Opaque
Help on Habit: Habit: Microscopic Crystals - Crystals visible only with microscopes.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 5 - Apatite
Help on Luster: Luster: Metallic

Optical Properties of Ferronickelplatinum

Help on RL Anisotrophism: RL Anisotrophism: Weak.
Help on RL Color: RL Color: Rosy cream.
Help on Reflectivity Reflectivity
Standardized Intensity (100%) Reflection Spectra of Ferronickelplatinum in Air
λ R  ∑ R(λ) 
 420 nm   56.50   
 440 nm   56.40 
 460 nm   56.80 
 480 nm   57.40 
 500 nm   58.20 
 520 nm   58.70 
 540 nm   59.00 
 560 nm   59.30 
 580 nm   59.70 
 600 nm   60.20 
 620 nm   60.50 
 640 nm   60.90 
 660 nm   61.40 
 680 nm   62.00 
 700 nm   62.80 
Calculated Relative Intensity Colors of Ferronickelplatinum in Air
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Calculated Properties of Ferronickelplatinum

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=12.8 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Ferronickelplatinum =15.4 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.26
Boson Index = 0.74
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEFerronickelplatinum =1,212.58 barns/electron
U=PEFerronickelplatinum x rElectron Density=15519.75 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Ferronickelplatinum is Not Radioactive

Ferronickelplatinum Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: (01)Native Elements
  (01.02)with platinum group metals and alloys
  (01.02.04)Tetraferroplatinum group (Space Group P4/mmm) Tetraferroplatinum PtFe P 4/mmm 4/m 2/m 2/m Tulameenite Pt2FeCu P 4/mm 4/m 2/m 2/m Ferronickelplatinum Pt2FeNi P 4/mmm 4/m 2/m 2/m Potarite PdHg P 4/mmm 4/m 2/m 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 01.AG.40 01 - ELEMENTS (Metals and intermetallic alloys; metalloids and nonmetals; carbides, silicides, nitrides, phosphides)
  01.A - Metals and Intermetallic Alloys
  01.AG -PGE-metal alloys
01.AG.40 Ferronickelplatinum Pt2FeNi P 4/mmm 4/m 2/m 2/m
01.AG.40 Tetraferroplatinum PtFe P 4/mmm 4/m 2/m 2/m
01.AG.40 Tulameenite Pt2FeCu P 4/mm 4/m 2/m 2/m

Other Ferronickelplatinum Information

Help on References: References: NAME( Dana8) PHYS. PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990) OPTIC PROP.(AntBidBlaNic1)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Ferronickelplatinum :
1 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
2 - Athena
3 - Ecole des Mines de Paris
4 - GeoScienceWorld
5 - Google Images
6 - Google Scholar
7 - Handbook of Mineralogy (MinSocAm)
8 - Handbook of Mineralogy (UofA)
9 - MinDAT
10 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
11 - Online Mineral Museum
12 - QUT Mineral Atlas
13 - Ruff.Info

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