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A variety of Malanite
Classification of Cobaltian Malanite
|IMA status:||Discredited 1976|
|Explanation of status:||Originally considered as a new mineral and named "Dayingite", but later shown to be a variety of Malanite.|
|Strunz 8th edition ID:||2/D.02-10|
2 : Sulphides
D : Sulphides with metal: sulphur, selenium and tellurium < 1:1, Tellurides with Copper, Silver, Gold
02 : Dayingite - Xingzhongite series
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Physical Properties of Cobaltian Malanite
Crystallography of Cobaltian Malanite
Optical Data of Cobaltian Malanite
Chemical Properties of Cobaltian Malanite
|Essential elements:||Co, Cu, Pt, S|
|All elements listed in formula:||Co, Cu, Pt, S|
Relationship of Cobaltian Malanite to other Species
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Other Names for Cobaltian Malanite
|Health Warning:||No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.|
References for Cobaltian Malanite
American Mineralogist 61, 185 (1976)
Yu Zuxiang (1981): A restudy of malanite and cobalt-malanite (dayingite). Geological Review 27, 55–71 (in Chinese with English abstract). - American Mineralogist 67 (1982), 1081 (abstract).
Internet Links for Cobaltian Malanite
Localities for Cobaltian Malanite
(TL) indicates type locality. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.