Mineral Information and Data:

Mertieite-II
Pd8(Sb,As)3 [CNMNC approved formula]

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

IMA status : Valid species (Pre-IMA 1973) Grandfathered
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
02.16.03.01  
  (02) Sulfides - Including Selenides and Tellurides
  (02.16) with miscellaneous formulae
  (02.16.03)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
02.AC.10b
  (02) Sulfides
  (02.A) Simple Sulfides, Selenides, etc
  (02.AC) Alloys of metalloids with PGE
  
Crystal system: Trigonal System
Point group (H-M): 3m — ditrigonal-pyramidal
  
  
  

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