Mineral Information and Data:

Mertieite-I
Pd5+x(Sb,As)2-x(x=0.1-0.2) [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for John B. Mertie (1888-1980), geologist, U.S. Geological Survey.

IMA status : Approved Species 1973 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
02.16.01.01  
  (02) Sulfides - Including Selenides and Tellurides
  (02.16) with miscellaneous formulae
  (02.16.01)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
02.AC.15b
  (02) Sulfides
  (02.A) Simple Sulfides, Selenides, etc
  (02.AC) Alloys of metalloids with PGE
  
Crystal system:  
Point group (H-M):
  
  
  

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