Mineral Information and Data:

Nielsenite
PdCu3 [CNMNC approved formula]

Named for Troels F.D. Nielsen (b. 1950), a geologist with the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland.

IMA status : Approved Species 2004 ()
CLASSIFICATION 
Dana
(8th edition) :
01.02.14.01  (This Dana# Added)
  (01) Native Elements
  (01.02) with platinum group metals and alloys
  (01.02.14)
  
Nickel-Strunz
(10th edition) :
01.AG.70
  (01) Elements
  (01.A) Metals and Intermetallic Alloys
  (01.AG) PGE-metal alloys
  
Crystal system: Tetragonal System
Point group (H-M): 4mm — ditetragonal-pyramidal
  
  
  

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