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Xingzhongite in Platinum

#PD34307

Xingzhongite in Platinum

#PD34307
Availability
Sold
Size
1 x 1 x 0.5 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
(Cu,Pb,Fe)(Ir,PT,Rh)2S4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Goodnews Bay, Alaska, United States
Tagged
sulfide

Probe mount with a 2mm polished grain containing submicroscopic and rare iridium-platinum mineral found in three localities worldwide. Typically occurs as rims around Irisdosmine. Confirmed by microprobe with backscatter images (see provenance).

EDS Confirmed

Xingzhongite

Formula
(Cu,Pb,Fe)Ir2S4 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Cleavage
Distinct 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
steel gray 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
Special Info
EDS Confirmed

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