Mineralogy Database

Testibiopalladite Mineral Data

Search Webmineral :
  
Advertisment

General Testibiopalladite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: PdTe(Sb,Te)
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 357.23 gm
   Antimony   25.56 %  Sb
   Tellurium  44.65 %  Te
   Palladium  29.79 %  Pd
             ______ 
             100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: PdTeSb0.75Te0.25
Help on Environment: Environment: In a Cu-Ni sulfide deposit in a serpentine body intruded into a Permian formation of metamorphic rocks.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1974
Help on Locality: Locality: Locality "Y", southwestern China Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for the composition, TEllurium, STIBnium (Latin for Antimony), BIsmuth, and PALLADIum.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Testibiopalladite + Pronunciation Say TESTIBIOPALLADITE
 

Testibiopalladite Crystallography

Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 6.572, Z = 4; V = 283.85 Den(Calc)= 8.36
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Isometric - Tetartoidal H-M Symbol (2 3) Space Group: P 213
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 2.94(1), 1.983(0.9), 2.68(0.8),
 

Physical Properties of Testibiopalladite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: {???} Indistinct, {???} Indistinct
Help on Color: Color: Steel gray, Yellow brown.
Help on Density: Density: 8.99
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Opaque
Help on Fracture: Fracture: Brittle - Generally displayed by glasses and most non-metallic minerals.
Help on Habit: Habit: Inclusions - Generally found as inclusions in other minerals.
Help on Habit: Habit: Irregular Grains - Occurs as splotchy, anhedral crystals forming inclusions in other minerals or rocks.
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 3.5-4 - Copper Penny-Fluorite
Help on Luster: Luster: Metallic
 

Optical Properties of Testibiopalladite

Help on RL Color: RL Color: Bright white with faint blue tint.
Help on Reflectivity Reflectivity
Standardized Intensity (100%) Reflection Spectra of Testibiopalladite in Air
λ R  ∑ R(λ) 
 480 nm   54.40   
 500 nm   54.20 
 520 nm   54.00 
 540 nm   53.90 
 560 nm   54.00 
 580 nm   54.90 
 600 nm   54.00 
 620 nm   54.00 
 640 nm   54.00 
 660 nm   54.70 
Calculated Relative Intensity Colors of Testibiopalladite in Air
Relative
Intensity
   0%   20%   40%   60%   80% 100% 120% 140% 160% 170%
R                    
 

Calculated Properties of Testibiopalladite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=6.99 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Testibiopalladite =8.36 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.1
Boson Index = 0.9
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PETestibiopalladite = 328.42 barns/electron
U=PETestibiopalladite x rElectron Density=2,294.16 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Testibiopalladite is Not Radioactive
 

Testibiopalladite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 02.12.03.13 (02)Sulfides - Including Selenides and Tellurides
  (02.12)where Am Bn Xp, with (m+n):p=1:2
  (02.12.03)Cobaltite Group (Cubic or pseudocubic crystals)
 
02.12.03.01 Cobaltite CoAsS P ca21 mm2
 
02.12.03.02 Gersdorffite NiAsS P 213 2 3
 
02.12.03.03 Ullmannite NiSbS P 213 2 3
 
02.12.03.04 Willyamite (Co,Ni)SbS P 213 2 3
 
02.12.03.05 Tolovkite IrSbS P 213 2 3
 
02.12.03.06 Platarsite (Pt,Rh,Ru)AsS P a3 2/m 3
 
02.12.03.07 Irarsite (Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS P a3 2/m 3
 
02.12.03.08 Hollingworthite (Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS P a3 2/m 3
 
02.12.03.09 Jolliffeite (Ni,Co)AsSe P a3 2/m 3
 
02.12.03.10 Padmaite PdBiSe P 213 2 3
 
02.12.03.11 Michenerite (Pd,Pt)BiTe P 213 2 3
 
02.12.03.12 Maslovite PtBiTe P 213 2 3
 
02.12.03.13 Testibiopalladite PdTe(Sb,Te) P 213 2 3
 
02.12.03.14 Changchengite! IrBiS P 213 2 3
 
02.12.03.15 Milotaite! PdSbSe P 21/3 2 3
 
02.12.03.16 Kalungaite! PdAsSe Pa3 2/m 3
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 02.EB.25 02 - SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulf
  02.E - Metal Sulfides, M:S � 1:2
  02.EB -M:S = 1:2, with Fe, Co, Ni, PGE, etc.
 
02.EB.25 Cobaltite CoAsS P ca21 mm2
 
02.EB.25 Changchengite! IrBiS P 213 2 3
 
02.EB.25 Hollingworthite (Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS P a3 2/m 3
 
02.EB.25 Gersdorffite NiAsS P 213 2 3
 
02.EB.25 Irarsite (Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS P a3 2/m 3
 
02.EB.25 Jolliffeite (Ni,Co)AsSe P a3 2/m 3
 
02.EB.25 Krutovite NiAs2 P a3 2/m 3
 
02.EB.25 Michenerite (Pd,Pt)BiTe P 213 2 3
 
02.EB.25 Maslovite PtBiTe P 213 2 3
 
02.EB.25 Mayingite IrBiTe P a3 2/m 3
 
02.EB.25 Padmaite PdBiSe P 213 2 3
 
02.EB.25 Platarsite (Pt,Rh,Ru)AsS P a3 2/m 3
 
02.EB.25 Ullmannite NiSbS P 213 2 3
 
02.EB.25 Tolovkite IrSbS P 213 2 3
 
02.EB.25 Testibiopalladite PdTe(Sb,Te) P 213 2 3
 
02.EB.25 Willyamite (Co,Ni)SbS P 213 2 3
 
02.EB.25 Kalungaite! PdAsSe Pa3 2/m 3
 
02.EB.25 Milotaite! PdSbSe P 21/3 2 3
 

Other Testibiopalladite Information

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

Search for Testibiopalladite using:

Google
 
Web webmineral.com
[AOL] [Bing] [Dog Pile] [GeoScienceWorld] [HotBot] [Ixquick] [Lycos] [MAMMA] [Scirus] [Teoma] [WebCrawler] [Wikipedia] [YAHOO]

Visit our Advertisers for Testibiopalladite :

Ask about Testibiopalladite here :
Ask-A-Mineralogist from the Mineralogical Society of America
Mindat.org's Discussion Groups
Original Rockhounds Discussion Group
Rockhounds Discussion Group on Yahoo Groups
Mineral Discussion Forum from Fabre Minerals - also available in Español

Print or Cut-and-Paste your Testibiopalladite Specimen Label here :

Testibiopalladite

PdTe(Sb,Te)
Dana No: 02.12.03.13 Strunz No: 02.EB.25
Locality:

 

Notes:

 

 
   
 


Dakota Matrix
Excalibur Minerals
Exceptional Minerals
Hudson Insitute
John Betts Fine Minerals
Mc Dougall Minerals
Mineral News
Rock and Mineral Shows
Weinrich Minerals, Inc.