Mineralogy Database

Oulankaite Mineral Data

Search Webmineral :

General Oulankaite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Pd,Pt)5(Cu,Fe)4SnTe2S2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 1,327.45 gm
   Iron        4.21 %  Fe
   Copper     14.36 %  Cu
   Tin         8.94 %  Sn
   Tellurium  19.22 %  Te
   Palladium  30.06 %  Pd
   Platinum   18.37 %  Pt
   Sulfur      4.83 %  S
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Pd3.75Pt1.25Cu3Fe2+SnTe2S2
Help on Environment: Environment: In pegmatoidal, plagioclase-bearing pyroxenite.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1996 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: The Lukkulaisvaara layered intrusion in the Oulanka complex, northern Karelia, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named after the Oulanka river, which is near the occurrence.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Oulankaite + Pronunciation Say OULANKAITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: IMA1990-055