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Dugganite

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Formula:
Pb
 
3
Zn
 
3
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
(TeO
 
6
)
System:TrigonalColour:White, green
Lustre:AdamantineHardness:3
Member of:Dugganite Group
Name:Named in 1978 in honor of Marjorie Duggan [February 18, 1927 New York, New York, USA - April 9, 2002 Tucson, Arizona, USA], analytical chemist for the Phelps Dodge mining company. Duggan discovered the first existence of Te6+ in Nature.
Isostructural with:Cheremnykhite, Kuksite

Classification of Dugganite

IMA status:Approved 1978
Strunz 8th edition ID:4/K.16-10
Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:8.DL.20

8 : PHOSPHATES, ARSENATES, VANADATES
D : Phosphates, etc. with additional anions, with H2O
L : With large and medium-sized cations, (OH, etc.):RO4 = 2:1
Dana 8th edition ID:43.2.5.1

43 : COMPOUND PHOSPHATES, ETC.
2 : Anhydrous Normal Compound Phosphates, etc·
Hey's CIM Ref.:28.4.10

28 : Selenites, Selenates, Tellurites, and Tellurates
4 : Tellurates
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Type Occurrence of Dugganite

Type Locality:Emerald Mine, Silver Plume Mine (Emerald & Silver Plume Mine group), Tombstone District, Tombstone Hills, Cochise Co., Arizona, USA
Year of Discovery:1978

Physical Properties of Dugganite

Lustre:Adamantine
Colour:White, green
Streak:White
Hardness (Mohs):3

Crystallography of Dugganite

Crystal System:Trigonal
Class (H-M):3 2 - Trapezohedral
Space Group:P3 2 1
Cell Parameters:a = 8.460(2) Å, c = 5.206(2) Å
Ratio:a:c = 1 : 0.615
Unit Cell Volume:V 322.6 ų
Z:1

Optical Data of Dugganite

Type:Uniaxial (-)
RI values: nω = 1.977 nε = 1.967
Maximum Birefringence:δ = 0.010

Chart shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness) and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:Very High

Chemical Properties of Dugganite

Formula:
Pb
 
3
Zn
 
3
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
(TeO
 
6
)
Simplified for copy/paste:Pb3Zn3(AsO4)2(TeO6)
Essential elements:As, O, Pb, Te, Zn
All elements listed in formula:As, O, Pb, Te, Zn

Relationship of Dugganite to other Species

Member of:Dugganite Group
Other Members of Group:

- +
Cheremnykhite
Pb
 
3
Zn
 
3
(VO
 
4
)
 
2
(TeO
 
6
)
Joëlbruggerite
Pb
 
3
Zn
 
3
(Sb
5+
 
,Te
6+
 
)As
 
2
O
 
13
(OH,O)
Kuksite
Pb
 
3
Zn
 
3
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(TeO
 
6
)
Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):

- +
8.DL.05Foggite
CaAl(PO
 
4
)(OH)
 
2
· H
 
2
O
8.DL.10Cyrilovite
NaFe
3+
3
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
4
· 2H
 
2
O
8.DL.10Millisite
(Na,K)CaAl
 
6
(PO
 
4
)
 
4
(OH)
 
9
· 3H
 
2
O
8.DL.10Wardite
NaAl
 
3
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
4
· 2H
 
2
O
8.DL.15Agardite-(Nd)
NdCu
 
6
(AsO
 
4
)
 
3
(OH)
 
6
· 3H
 
2
O
8.DL.15Agardite-(Y)
(Y,Ca)Cu
 
6
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
(AsO
 
4
,HAsO
 
4
)(OH)
 
6
· 3H
 
2
O
8.DL.15Agardite-(Ce)
CeCu
 
6
(AsO
 
4
)
 
3
(OH)
 
6
· 3H
 
2
O
8.DL.15Agardite-(La)
(La,Ce)Cu
 
6
(AsO
 
4
)
 
3
(OH)
 
6
· 3H
 
2
O
8.DL.15Goudeyite
(Al,Y)Cu
 
6
(AsO
 
4
)
 
3
(OH)
 
6
· 3H
 
2
O
8.DL.15Mixite
BiCu
 
6
(AsO
 
4
)
 
3
(OH)
 
6
· 3H
 
2
O
8.DL.15Petersite-(Y)
(Y,Ce,Nd)Cu
 
6
(PO
 
4
)
 
3
(OH)
 
6
· 3H
 
2
O
8.DL.15Zálesíite
(Ca,Y)Cu
 
6
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
(HAsO
 
4
,AsO
 
4
)(OH)
 
6
· 3H
 
2
O
8.DL.15Plumboagardite
(Pb,REE,Ca)Cu
 
6
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
(HAsO
 
4
,AsO
 
4
)(OH)
 
6
· 3H
 
2
O
8.DL.15Calciopetersite
CaCu
 
6
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(HPO
 
4
)(OH)
 
6
· 3H
 
2
O
8.DL.20Cheremnykhite
Pb
 
3
Zn
 
3
(VO
 
4
)
 
2
(TeO
 
6
)
8.DL.20Kuksite
Pb
 
3
Zn
 
3
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(TeO
 
6
)
8.DL.20Wallkilldellite-(Mn)
Ca
 
2
Mn
2+
3
(AsO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
4
· 9H
 
2
O
8.DL.20Wallkilldellite-(Fe)
(Ca,Cu)
 
4
Fe
2+
6
(AsO
 
4
,SiO
 
4
)
 
4
(OH,O)
 
8
· 18H
 
2
O
8.DL.25Angastonite
CaMgAl
 
2
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(OH)
 
4
· 7H
 
2
O
Related Minerals - Hey's Index Grouping:

- +
28.4.1Xocomecatlite
Cu
 
3
(TeO
 
4
)(OH)
 
4
28.4.2Carlfriesite
CaTe
4+
2
Te
6+
 
O
 
8
28.4.3Yafsoanite
Ca
 
3
Zn
 
3
(TeO
 
6
)
 
2
28.4.4Tlalocite
Cu
 
10
Zn
 
6
(Te
6+
 
O
 
4
)
 
2
(Te
4+
 
O
 
3
)(OH)
 
25
Cl · 27H
 
2
O
28.4.5Oboyerite
H
 
6
(Pb,Ca)
 
6
(Te
4+
 
O
 
3
)
 
3
(Te
6+
 
O
 
6
)
 
2
· 2H
 
2
O
28.4.6Schieffelinite
Pb
 
8
(TeO
 
4
)
 
5
(SO
 
4
)
 
3
· 8H
 
2
O
28.4.7Girdite
H
 
2
Pb
 
3
(Te
4+
 
O
 
3
)(Te
6+
 
O
 
6
)
28.4.8Khinite
Pb
2+
 
Cu
2+
3
Te
6+
 
O
 
6
(OH)
 
2
28.4.9Parakhinite
Pb
2+
 
Cu
2+
3
Te
6+
 
O
 
6
(OH)
 
2
28.4.11Kuksite
Pb
 
3
Zn
 
3
(PO
 
4
)
 
2
(TeO
 
6
)
28.4.12Cheremnykhite
Pb
 
3
Zn
 
3
(VO
 
4
)
 
2
(TeO
 
6
)
28.4.13Tlapallite
H
 
6
(Ca,Pb)
 
2
(Cu,Zn)
 
3
(TeO
 
3
)
 
4
(TeO
 
6
)(SO
 
4
)
28.4.14Montanite
Bi
 
2
(TeO
 
6
) · 2H
 
2
O
28.4.15Kuranakhite
PbMn
4+
 
Te
6+
 
O
 
6
28.4.16Cuzticite
Fe
3+
2
(TeO
 
6
) · 3H
 
2
O
28.4.17Yecoraite
Fe
3+
3
Bi
 
5
(Te
6+
 
O
 
4
)
 
2
(Te
4+
 
O
 
3
)O
 
9
· 9H
 
2
O

Other Names for Dugganite

Synonyms:
IMA1978-034
Other Languages:
Aymara:Dugganite
German:Dugganit
Russian:Дагганит
Spanish:Dugganita

Other Information

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 Dugganite

Reference List:

- +
Williams, S.A. (1978): Khinite, parakhinite, and dugganite, three new tellurates from Tombstone, AZ. American Mineralogist: 63: 1016-1019.

Lam, A.E., L.A. Groat, and T.S. Ercit (1998): The crystal structure of dugganite, Pb3Zn3Te6+As2O14. Canadian Mineralogist: 36: 823-830.

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  • Localities for Dugganite

    The 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.
    (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.
    Japan
     
    • Honshu Island
      • Chubu Region
        • Shizuoka Prefecture
          • Shimoda City
            • Rendaiji
    Matsubara, Satoshi; Miyawaki, Ritsuro; Yokoyama, Kazumi; Harada, Akira; Sakamoto, Mitsunari (2004): Dugganite from the Kawazu mine, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. Nihon Koubutsu Gakkai Nenkai kouen youshishuu = Mineralogical Society of Japan, Annual Meeting Abstracts, vol. 2004, pp.k08-02; [?= Matsubara et al. (2004) Kobutsu-Gakkai Koen-Yoshi, 124.]
    Mexico
     
    • Sonora
      • Mun. de Moctezuma
        • Moctezuma
    Lapis 2001(1), 11-40
    Russia
     
    • Eastern-Siberian Region
      • Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia)
        • Aldan Shield
          • Aldan
            • Kuranakh Au Deposit
    Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Mills, S. J., Kampf, A. R., Kolitsch, U., Housley, R. M. & Raudsepp, M. (2010) The crystal chemistry and crystal structure of kuksite, Pb3Zn3Te6+P2O14, and a note on the crystal structure of yafsoanite, (Ca,Pb)3Zn(TeO6)2. American Mineralogist, 95(7), 933–938.
    USA
     
    • Arizona
      • Cochise Co.
        • Huachuca Mts
          • Hartford District (Huachuca Mountains District)
            • Carr Canyon
    "The Accidental Pocket" talk presented by Robert E. Walstrom at 2012 NCMA meeting.
        • Tombstone Hills
          • Tombstone District
    [AmMin 84:993]
    Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 209.
    Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 209.; American Mineralogist, Volume 94, pages 648–652, 2009
            • Silver Plume Mine (Emerald & Silver Plume Mine group)
    Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 209; Williams, S.A. (1978), Khinite, parakhinite and dugganite, three new tellurates from Tombstone, AZ, Am.Min.: 63: 1016-1019.
    • California
      • San Bernardino Co.
        • Soda Lake Mts
          • Baker
    Brent Thorne collection. SEM EDS analyzed by Bob Housley
    • Montana
      • Granite Co.
        • Philipsburg District (Flint Creek District)
          • John Long Mts
            • Black Pine Ridge
    S. J. Mills, L. A. Groat and U. Kolitsch (2008): Te, Sb and W mineralization at the Black Pine mine, Montana. Poster, 18th Annual V. M. Goldschmidt Conference, Vancouver, Canada, July 13-18, 2008; abstract in Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 72, Special Supplement 12S, A632.; Mills, S. J., Kampf, A. R., Kolitsch, U., Housley, R. M. & Raudsepp, M. (2010) The crystal chemistry and crystal structure of kuksite, Pb3Zn3Te6+P2O14, and a note on the crystal structure of yafsoanite, (Ca,Pb)3Zn(TeO6)2. American Mineralogist, 95(7), 933–938.; Gobla, M. J. (2012) Montana Mineral Locality Index. Rocks and Minerals 87:208-240.
    • Utah
      • Juab Co.
        • East Tintic Mts
          • Tintic District
            • Eureka
    [MinRec 27:464]
    Collected by Brent Thorne
    Marty, J., Kampf, A. R., Housley, R. M., Mills, S. J. & Weiß, S.. (2010). Seltene neue Tellurmineralien aus Kalifornien, Utah, Arizona und New Mexiko (USA). Lapis, 35 (12), 42-51; 66. [p. 49]
      • Utah Co.
        • East Tintic Mts
          • East Tintic District
    SEM EDS confirmed by Rob Bowell.
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