Mineral Information and Data:

Chengdeite
Ir3Fe [CNMNC approved formula]

Named after its locality: At the branch of the Luan river (about 200 km NNE of Beijing) in Chengde County, Peoples Republic of China.

IMA status : Approved Species 1995 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
01.02.05.05  
  (01) Native Elements
  (01.02) with platinum group metals and alloys
  (01.02.05) Isoferroplatinum group (Space Group Pm3m)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
01.AG.35
  (01) Elements
  (01.A) Metals and Intermetallic Alloys
  (01.AG) PGE-metal alloys
  
Crystal system: Cubic System
Point group (H-M): m3m (or 4/m 3 2/m) — hexoctahedral
  
  
  

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