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Comments: Tin-white grain of sperrylite in chalcopyrite matrix.
Location: Vermillion mine, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada.
Scale: Not Given.
© Lou Perloff / Photo Atlas of Minerals
Comments: Brilliant, mirror-like modified octahedral crystals of sperrylite to 1.3 cm on chalcopyrite matrix..
Location: Talnak deposit, near Noril'sk, Russia.
Scale: 4.4 x 2.3 x 2cm.
© Tom Loomis / Dakota Matrix
Sperrylite: PtAs2 Cabriite: Pd2SnCu
Comments: Small crystal of dull gray cabriite on a larger tin-white sperrylite crystal.
Location: Dzhezhazgan, Kazakhstan.
Scale: Crystal size 1.5 mm.
© John Veevaert
Comments: Polished section (PPL) image of a ovoid grain of cabriite (Ca) rimmed by native silver (Ag) in a matrix of brownish cubanite (Cu), with tawny chalcopyrite (Cp). Surrounded on three sides by coarse, millimetric crystals of sperrylite (Sp).
Location: Norilísk-Talnakh mining district of northwestern Russia. (CanMin, v40:473).
Scale: Feld of view 1.2 mm.
© Canadian Mineralogist