Luberoite, Pt5Se4 (monocl.)
Lubero, North Kivu, Congo (Zaire).
Mounted grains, partly polished.
Upper half: Luberoite, grey with cleavages and alteration along cleavages.
Lower half: native Platinum, more reflecting than Luberoite.
SEM, back scattered mode (scale bar = 10 micrometers).
Photo & Coll. J. Jedwab.
J. Jedwab, B. Cervelle, G. Gouet, X. Hubeau, P. Piret
The new platinum selenide Luberoite Pt5Se4 from the Lubero region, Kivu Province, Zaire,
Eur. J. Mineralogy, 1992, 4, 683-692.