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Sudovikovite Mineral Data

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General Sudovikovite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PtSe2
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 353.00 gm
   Platinum  55.26 %  Pt
   Selenium  44.74 %  Se
            ______ 
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PtSe2
Help on Environment: Environment: In metasomatites.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1997 (Dana # Added)
Help on Locality: Locality: Srednaya Palma U-V deposit 30 km north of Kizhy Island, in southern Karelia, Russia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For N. G. Sudovikov (1903-1966), noted Russian petrologist.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Sudovikovite + Pronunciation Say SUDOVIKOVITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 43295
  IMA1995-009
  PDF 18-970
 

Sudovikovite Crystallography

Help on Axial Ratios: Axial Ratios: a:c = 1:1.34691
Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 3.73, c = 5.024, Z = 1; V = 60.53 Den(Calc)= 9.68
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Trigonal - Hexagonal Scalenohedral H-M Symbol (3 2/m) Space Group: P 3m1
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 2.715(1), 1.859(0.5), 1.983(0.5),
 

Physical Properties of Sudovikovite

Help on Color: Color: Yellow, White.
Help on Density: Density: 9.63 - 9.7, Average = 9.66
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Opaque
Help on Habit: Habit: Anhedral Grains - Granular minerals without the expression of crystal shapes
Help on Habit: Habit: Microscopic Crystals - Crystals visible only with microscopes.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 2-2.5 - Gypsum-Finger Nail
Help on Luster: Luster: Metallic
 

Optical Properties of Sudovikovite

Help on RL Anisotrophism: RL Anisotrophism: Moderate to strong, rose-yellow to dark gray-lilac.
Help on RL Bireflectance: RL Bireflectance: Strong.
Help on RL Color: RL Color: White.
Help on RL Pleochroism: RL Pleochroism: Light yellow to light lilac.
Help on Reflectivity Reflectivity
Standardized Intensity (100%) Reflection Spectra of Sudovikovite in Air
λ R1 R2  ∑ R1(λ)   ∑ R2(λ) 
 470 nm   48.40   35.10 
   
 546 nm   48.30   35.10 
 589 nm   49.10   35.30 
 650 nm   50.80   36.50 
Calculated Relative Intensity Colors of Sudovikovite in Air
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Calculated Properties of Sudovikovite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=8.01 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Sudovikovite =9.68 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.22
Boson Index = 0.78
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PESudovikovite = 903.38 barns/electron
U=PESudovikovite x rElectron Density=7,233.58 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Sudovikovite is Not Radioactive
 

Sudovikovite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 02.12.14.07 (02)Sulfides - Including Selenides and Tellurides
  (02.12)where Am Bn Xp, with (m+n):p=1:2
  (02.12.14)Melonite Group (Trigonal: P-3m1) AX2 type
 
02.12.14.01 Melonite NiTe2 P 3m1 3 2/m
 
02.12.14.02 Kitkaite NiTeSe P 3m1 3 2/m
 
02.12.14.03 Moncheite (Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2 P 3m1 3 2/m
 
02.12.14.04 Merenskyite (Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2 P 3m1 3m
 
02.12.14.05 Berndtite SnS2 P 3m1 3 2/m
 
02.12.14.06 Shuangfengite IrTe2 P 3m1 3 2/m
 
02.12.14.07 Sudovikovite! PtSe2 P 3m1 3 2/m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 02.EA.20 02 - SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulf
  02.E - Metal Sulfides, M:S � 1:2
  02.EA -M:S = 1:2
 
02.EA.20 Berndtite SnS2 P 3m1 3 2/m
 
02.EA.20 Merenskyite (Pd,Pt)(Te,Bi)2 P 3m1 3m
 
02.EA.20 Melonite NiTe2 P 3m1 3 2/m
 
02.EA.20 Kitkaite NiTeSe P 3m1 3 2/m
 
02.EA.20 Moncheite (Pt,Pd)(Te,Bi)2 P 3m1 3 2/m
 
02.EA.20 Sudovikovite! PtSe2 P 3m1 3 2/m
 
02.EA.20 Shuangfengite IrTe2 P 3m1 3 2/m
 

Other Sudovikovite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( MinRec) PHYS. PROP.(Am.Min.,Vol.83,p1118,1998) OPTIC PROP.(MinRec, v 29, p 477)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Sudovikovite :
1 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
2 - Athena
3 - GeoScienceWorld
4 - Google Images
5 - Google Scholar
6 - Handbook of Mineralogy (UofA)
7 - MinDAT
8 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
9 - Online Mineral Museum
10 - QUT Mineral Atlas
11 - Ruff.Info
12 - WWW-MINCRYST

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Sudovikovite

PtSe2
Dana No: 02.12.14.07 Strunz No: 02.EA.20
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