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Minor Se may replace S.
Dark gray to nearly black
2 - 2½
Specific Gravity:
9.5 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
In honor of Nina Vasil’evna Petrovskaya (Нины Васильевны Петровской) (22 January 1910 – 15 March 1991), Russian mineralogist, Institute of Geology of Ore Deposits, Petrology, Mineralogy, and Geochemistry, Moscow, Russia, specialist in gold deposits.
This page provides mineralogical data about Petrovskaite.

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Classification of PetrovskaiteHide

First Published:

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
B : Metal Sulfides, M: S > 1: 1 (mainly 2: 1)
A : With Cu, Ag, Au

4 : AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 2:1

3 : Sulphides, Selenides, Tellurides, Arsenides and Bismuthides (except the arsenides, antimonides and bismuthides of Cu, Ag and Au, which are included in Section 1)
3 : Sulphides etc. of Au

Physical Properties of PetrovskaiteHide

Dark gray to nearly black
Dark gray, sometimes with reddish brown tint
2 - 2½ on Mohs scale
9.5 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Chemical Properties of PetrovskaiteHide


Minor Se may replace S.

Crystallography of PetrovskaiteHide

Crystal System:
Cell Parameters:
a = 4.94 Å, b = 6.67 Å, c = 7.22 Å
β = 95.68°
a:b:c = 0.741 : 1 : 1.082
Unit Cell V:
236.73 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Type Occurrence of PetrovskaiteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Central Siberian Geological Museum, Novosibirsk, III-70/1.
Mineralogical Museum, St. Petersburg University, St. Petersburg, 17109.
Mining Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia, 2006/1.
Geological Setting of Type Material:
Gold deposit

Synonyms of PetrovskaiteHide

Other Language Names for PetrovskaiteHide

Simplified Chinese:硒硫银金矿

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

2.BA.DzierżanowskiteCaCu2S2Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3m1
2.BA.05ChalcociteCu2SMon. 2/m : P21/b
2.BA.05DjurleiteCu31S16Mon. 2/m
2.BA.05GeeriteCu8S5Trig. 3
2.BA.05RoxbyiteCu9S5Tric. 1 : P1
2.BA.10AniliteCu7S4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
2.BA.10DigeniteCu9S5Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
2.BA.15BorniteCu5FeS4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbca
2.BA.20BellidoiteCu2SeTet. 4/m : P42/n
2.BA.20BerzelianiteCu2SeIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
2.BA.35AcanthiteAg2SMon. 2/m : P21/m
2.BA.40MckinstryiteAg5-xCu3+xS4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
2.BA.40StromeyeriteAgCuSOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
2.BA.45SelenojalpaiteAg3CuSe2Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/amd
2.BA.55AguilariteAg4SeSMon. 2/m
2.BA.55NaumanniteAg2SeOrth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
2.BA.60CervelleiteAg4TeSMon. 2/m
2.BA.60HessiteAg2TeMon. 2/m : P21/b
2.BA.65Henryite(Cu,Ag)3+xTe2 , with x ~ 0.40 Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3c
2.BA.65StütziteAg5-xTe3, x = 0.24-0.36Hex. 6 : P6
2.BA.70ArgyroditeAg8GeS6Orth. mm2 : Pna21
2.BA.70CanfielditeAg8SnS6Orth. mm2
2.BA.70Putzite(Cu4.7Ag3.3)GeS6Iso. 4 3m : F4 3m
2.BA.75FischesseriteAg3AuSe2Iso. 4 3 2 : I41 3 2
2.BA.75PetziteAg3AuTe2Iso. 4 3 2 : I41 3 2
2.BA.75UytenbogaardtiteAg3AuS2Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3c

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

3.3.2KrenneriteAu3AgTe8Orth. mm2 : Pma2
3.3.4UytenbogaardtiteAg3AuS2Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3c
3.3.5FischesseriteAg3AuSe2Iso. 4 3 2 : I41 3 2
3.3.7PetziteAg3AuTe2Iso. 4 3 2 : I41 3 2
3.3.8MuthmanniteAuAgTe2Mon. 2/m : P2/m
3.3.9Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4Mon. 2/m : P2/b

Other InformationHide

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for PetrovskaiteHide

Reference List:
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Nesterenko, G.V., Kuznetsova, A.I., Pal´chik, N.A., Lavrent´ev, Y.G. (1984) Petrovskaite, AuAg(S,Se), a new selenium-containing sulfide of gold and silver. Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva: 113(5): 602-607.
Dunn, P.J., Ferraiolo, J.A., Fleischer, M., Gobel, V., Grice, J.D., Langley, R.H., Shigley, J.E., Vanko, D.A., Zilczer, J.A. (1985) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 70: 1329-1335.

Internet Links for PetrovskaiteHide

Localities for PetrovskaiteHide

This map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.

Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
  • San Juan Province
    • Iglesia department
      • Tudcum
        • Frontera mining district
Rudashevsky, N.S. & Rudashevsky, V.N. (2018): Mineral processing of poor sulfide Au-Ag ores of the volcanogenic formation (Veladero deposit, Argentina). Zapiski RMO (Proceedings of the Russian Mineralogical Society) 147, 101-120.
  • Bahia
    • Maracás
      • Rio Jacaré layered complex
Campbell, R. A. (2012). Platinum Group Element (PGE) Mineralization Associated with Fe-Ti-V Deposit, Rio Jacaré Intrusion, Bahia State, Brazil. Bachelors honour thesis Dalhousie University, Halifax Nova Scotia
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
    • Newfoundland
      • Burin Peninsula
Sparkes, G. W., Ferguson, S. A., Layne, G. D., Dunning, G. R., O’Brien, S. J., & Langille, A. (2016) The Nature and Timing of Neoproterozoic High-sulphidation Gold Mineralization from the Newfoundland Avalon Zone: Insights from New U–Pb Ages, Ore Petrography and Spectral Data from the Hickey’s Pond Prospect. Current Research (2016) Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Natural Resources
  • Central Macedonia
    • Chalkidiki
      • Aristotelis
        • Cassandra Mines
McFall, K., Roberts, S., Teagle, D., Naden, J., Lusty, P., & Boyce, A. (2016). The origin and distribution of critical metals (Pd, Pt, Te and Se) within the Skouries Cu-Au porphyry deposit, Greece. Applied Earth Science, 125(2), 100-101.
Kazakhstan (TL)
  • Pavlodar Region
    • Bayanaul
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
New Zealand
  • Waikato Region
    • Thames-Coromandel District
      • Hikuai
Cocker, H.A., Mauk, J.L., Rabone, S.D.C. (2013) The origin of Ag-​Au-​S-​Se minerals in adularia-​sericite epithermal deposits: constraints from the Broken Hills deposit, Hauraki Goldfield, New Zealand. Mineralium Deposita, 48:2, 249-266.
  • Bashkortostan
    • Uchalinsky District
Vikent'ev, I.V., Moloshag, V.P. and Yudovskaya, M.A. (2006): Geology of Ore Deposits 48(2), 77-107.; Vikentev, I. (2016, April). Selenium, tellurium and precious metal mineralogy in Uchalinsk copper-zinc-pyritic district, the Urals. In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (Vol. 123, No. 1, p. 012027). IOP Publishing.; Vikentyev, I. V., & Vikentyeva, O. V. (2015). Precious metal minerals and “invisible” gold in sulfide ores of Urals. In Mater. of ХII Int. Sci. Conf.“Advanced Technologies, Equipment and Analytical Systems for Materials and Nano-Materials (Vol. 3, pp. 33-41).; Vinokurov, S. F., Vikent’ev, I. V., & Sychkova, V. A. (2010). Determining ionic gold species in massive sulfide ores. Geochemistry International, 48(5), 510-516.
  • Magadan Oblast
Savva, N. E., Palyanova, G. А., & Kolova, Е. Е. (2014). Gold and silver minerals and conditions of their formation at the Dorozhnoye deposit (Magadan region, Russia). Nat. Resour, 5, 47.
    • Engteri ore cluster
Palyanova, G.A., Savva, N.E., Zhuravkova, T.V., Kolova, E.E. (2016): Gold and silver minerals in low-sulfidaton ores of the Julietta deposit (northeastern Russia). Russian Geology and Geophysics: 57: 1171-1190; http://forum.amiminerals.it/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=12972 (2016)
  • Banská Bystrica Region
    • Žarnovica District
      • Hodruša-Hámre (Hodritsch)
Chovan, M., Kubač, A., Mikuš, T., Žitňan, P. & Prcúch, J. (2019) Au-Ag tellurides and sulphosalts from epithermal Au-Ag-Pb-Zn-Cu deposit Banská Hodruša at the Rozália mine (Slovakia). Acta Geologica Slovaca, 11, 2, in press.
      • Nová Baňa
Majzlan, J., Berkh, K., Kiefer, S., Koděra, P., Fallick, A.E., Chovan, M., Bakos, F., Biroň, A., Ferenc, S., Lexa, J. (2017): Mineralogy, alteration patterns, geochemistry, and fluid properties of the Ag-Au epithermal deposit Nová Baňa, Slovakia. Mineralogy and Petrology, 111, (in press)
  • Washington
    • Chelan Co.
      • Wenatchee Mining District
        • Wenatchee
          • Squillchuck Creek
Lasmanis, R. (1995): Mineral News: A Compendium of Wenatchee District Mineralogy, Chelan County, Washington, p.6-7
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