Cabriite

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Cabriite
General
Category Platinum Group mineral
Formula
(repeating unit)
Pd2SnCu
Strunz classification 01.AG.30
Dana classification 1.2.11
Identification
Formula mass 395.10 gm
Color grey white
Crystal system Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal
Mohs scale hardness 4-4.5
Luster Metallic
Diaphaneity opaque
Density 11.1 (measured) 10.7 (calculated)
Optical properties Anisotrophic
Pleochroism detectable
Ultraviolet fluorescence none
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Cabriite (Pd2SnCu) is a mineral first found in the eastern Siberian region of Russia and named for the Canadian mineralogist Louis J. Cabri (born 1934).[1]

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