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Famatinite

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Formula:
Cu3SbS4
System:
Tetragonal
Colour:
Deep pinkish brown
Hardness:
3 - 4
Member of:
Name:
From the type locality, Sierra de Famatina, Argentina.

Classification of Famatinite

Valid - first described prior to 1959 (pre-IMA) - "Grandfathered"
2.KA.10

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
K : Sulfarsenates, Sulfantimonates
A : Sulfarsenates with (As,Sb)S4 tetrahedra
3.2.2.2

3 : SULFOSALTS
2 : ø = 4
6.3.3

6 : Sulphosalts - Sulphostannates, Sulphogermanates,Sulpharsenates, Sulphantimonates, Sulphovanadates and Sulphohalides
3 : Sulpharsenates and sulphantimonates
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Type Occurrence of Famatinite

Year of Discovery:
1873

Occurrences of Famatinite

Geological Setting:
Low to moderate temperature copper deposits.

Physical Properties of Famatinite

Metallic
Diaphaneity (Transparency):
Opaque
Colour:
Deep pinkish brown
Streak:
Black
Hardness (Mohs):
3 - 4
Tenacity:
Brittle
Cleavage:
Distinct/Good
Good on {101}
Distinct on {110}
Fracture:
Irregular/Uneven, Conchoidal
Density:
4.635 g/cm3 (Measured)    4.66 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Crystallography of Famatinite

Crystal System:
Tetragonal
Class (H-M):
4 2m - Scalenohedral
Space Group:
I4 2m
Cell Parameters:
a = 5.38Å, c = 10.76Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 2
Unit Cell Volume:
V 311.44 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
2
Morphology:
Massive, granular, reniform
Twinning:
Polysynthetic

Optical Data of Famatinite

Type:
Anisotropic
Anisotropism:
Strong, greenish yellow and purplish red
Colour in reflected light:
Pale brownish pink
Pleochroism:
Weak
Comments:
Light orange, pink-violet

Chemical Properties of Famatinite

Formula:
Cu3SbS4
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:
Common Impurities:
Fe,As,Bi

Relationship of Famatinite to other Species

Series:
Forms a series with Luzonite (see here)
Member of:
Other Members of Group:
BriartiteCu2(Fe,Zn)GeS4
ČernýiteCu2(Cd,Zn,Fe)SnS4
FerrokësteriteCu2(Fe,Zn)SnS4
Ge-stannoiditeCu8Fe2ZnGe2S12
HocartiteAg2(Fe2+,Zn)SnS4
KësteriteCu2(Zn,Fe)SnS4
Kësterite Subgroup
KeutschiteCu2AgAsS4
KuramiteCu3SnS4
LuzoniteCu3AsS4
PermingeatiteCu3SbSe4
Petrukite(Cu,Fe,Zn,Ag)3(Sn,In)S4
PirquitasiteAg2ZnSnS4
StanniteCu2(Fe,Zn)SnS4
Unnamed (Cu-Zn-In Sulphide)CuZn2InS4
VelikiteCu2HgSnS4
2.KA.05EnargiteCu3AsS4
2.KA.05Petrukite(Cu,Fe,Zn,Ag)3(Sn,In)S4
2.KA.10BriartiteCu2(Fe,Zn)GeS4
2.KA.10LuzoniteCu3AsS4
2.KA.10PermingeatiteCu3SbSe4
2.KA.10BarquilliteCu2CdGeS4
2.KA.15FangiteTl3AsS4

Other Names for Famatinite

Other Information

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 Famatinite

Reference List:
Stelzner (1873) Min. Mitt.: 242.

vom Rath (1880) Zs. Kr.: 4: 426.

Stevanović (1903), Zs. Kr.: 37: 240.

Shannon (1917), American Journal of Science: 44: 469.

Schneiderhöhn and Ramdohr (1931): 2: 469.

Harcourt (1937), American Mineralogist: 22: 517.

Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 387-389.

Tanelli G. (1970) - Ricerche sui minerali del gruppo dell'enargite (enargite, stibioenargite, luzonite, famatinite, stibioluzonite). Periodico di mineralogia – Roma, pp. 561-583.

Internet Links for Famatinite

Localities for Famatinite

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 for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? 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.
Argentina
 
  • Catamarca
    • Andalgalá Department
Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina); DE BRODTKORB, Milka K. Precious metaltellurides and other Te-bearing minerals in different paragenesis of Argentina: A review. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 365-372.
  • Córdoba
    • Minas Department
Sureda (1978): Revista de la Asociacion Geologica Argentina 33(4):299-324
  • La Rioja
    • Chilecito department
      • Chilecito
Brotkorb (2002): las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina; Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2005): USGS Open-File Report 05-1060
Brodtkorb, Milka K. de (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la República Argentina. Tomo I. (Asociación Mineralógica Argentina); Paar, W. H., Putz, H., Topa, D., de Brodtkorb, M. K., & Sureda, R. J. (2005, January). Occurrence and paragenesis of tellurium in mineral deposits of Argentina. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 1419-1422). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Paar, W. H., Putz, H., Topa, D., de Brodtkorb, M. K., & Sureda, R. J. (2005, January). Occurrence and paragenesis of tellurium in mineral deposits of Argentina. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 1419-1422). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
[Am Min 42 (1957), 766; Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index"]
DE BRODTKORB, Milka K. Precious metaltellurides and other Te-bearing minerals in different paragenesis of Argentina: A review. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 365-372.
  • Salta
    • El Quevar
Brodtkorb (2002): Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina
    • Incahuasi Valley
ROBL, Klaus; BRODTKORB, Milka K.de and AMETRANO, Silvia. The Miocene epithermal mineralization of the Quevar Stratovolcan Complex, Salta. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 525-539
    • Organullo Mining District
Alfredo Petrov (re-addition of previous input); DE BRODTKORB, Milka K. Precious metaltellurides and other Te-bearing minerals in different paragenesis of Argentina: A review. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 365-372.; Paar, W. H., Putz, H., Topa, D., de Brodtkorb, M. K., & Sureda, R. J. (2005, January). Occurrence and paragenesis of tellurium in mineral deposits of Argentina. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 1419-1422). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Australia
 
  • New South Wales
    • Kennedy Co.
      • Condobolin district
Base Metal Mineralisation at Mineral Hill Central Western New South Wales, by L. McClatchie 1971 - Memoirs of the Geological Survry of N.S.W. No. 11.
    • Yancowinna Co.
      • Broken Hill
Austria
 
  • Carinthia
    • Friesach - Hüttenberg area
      • Hüttenberg
H.Meixner (1974)
H. Meixner: Carinthia II 146./66.:25-26 (1956)
W. Paar, H. Meixner: Carinthia II 170./90.:65-75 (1980)
  • Salzburg
    • Saalfelden
      • Leogang
        • Hütten
          • Schwarzleograben
            • Schwarzleo District
Paar, W. H. & Chen, T. T. (1985): Zur Mineralogie von Cu-Ni(Co)-Pb-Ag-Hg-Erzen im Revier Schwarzleo bei Leogang, Salzburg, Österreich. Mitt. österr. geol. Ges. 78, 125-148.
  • Tyrol
    • North Tyrol
      • Inn valley
        • Brixlegg - Schwaz area
          • Brixlegg - Rattenberg
Lapis 19(7/8):13-78 (1994)
Lapis 19(7/8):13-78 (1994)
            • Gratlspitz
Lapis 19(7/8):13-78 (1994)
            • Hof
Lapis 19(7/8):13-78 (1994)
            • Maukenötz District
Lapis 19(7/8):13-78 (1994)
            • Reith
Lapis 19(7/8):13-78 (1994)
            • St Gertraudi
              • Großkogel (Reither Kogel)
Putz, H. & Poeverlein, R. (2007): Die Mineralien des Gertraudstollens und seiner Halde in St. Gertraudi, Tirol. Lapis 32 (6), 58-63.
Lapis 19(7/8):13-78 (1994)
          • Schwaz
            • Falkenstein District
Lapis 19(7/8):13-78 (1994)
Bolivia
 
  • La Paz Department
    • Aroma Province
      • Laurani District
Federico Ahlfeld and Alejandro Schneider-Scherbina (1964) Los Yacimientos Minerales y de Hidrocarburos de Bolivia, Boletín No. 5 (Especial), pp 268-271 (Ministerio de Minas y Petroleo, La Paz)
  • Potosí Department
    • Antonio Quijarro Province
      • Tolapampa
Dill, H.G. (1998): Mineralium Deposita 33, 359-378.
    • Potosí City
      • Cerro de Potosí (Cerro Rico)
Kempff, O., Paar, W.H., Tawackoli, S.: "Minerales de Bolivia", 115pp (La Paz, 2009)
    • Sud Lípez Province
      • Buena Vista
USGS Bulletin # 1975.
Bosnia and Herzegovina
 
  • Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
    • Central Bosnia Canton
      • Kreševo
Ljudevit Barić, Fabian Trubelja: Minerali Bosne i Hercegovine - Nesilikati, Sarajevo 1984
Bulgaria
 
  • Plovdiv Oblast
    • Rhodope Mts
      • Laki Obshtina
        • Laki (Luki)
          • Djurkovo Complex
Lips, ALW (2006) A review of non-ferrous mineral deposits in Europe - Finalised initial database BRGM/RP -54957 - FR
  • Sofiya Oblast (Sofia Oblast)
    • Chelopech
American Mineralogist (1966): 51: 29-36
Canada
 
  • New Brunswick
    • Charlotte Co.
      • Saint George Parish
Parrish, I. S., 1977, Mineral Catalog for the Mount Pleasant Deposit of Brunswick Tin Mines, Canadian Mineralogist, v. 15, p. 121-126.
  • Northwest Territories
    • Mackenzie District
      • Great Bear Lake
Lang,A.H (1952) Canadian Deposits of Uranium and Thorium. Geological Survey of Canada. Economic Geology Series No.16, p.53
Lang,A.H (1952) Canadian Deposits of Uranium and Thorium. Geological Survey of Canada. Economic Geology Series No.16
Lang,A.H (1952) Canadian Deposits of Uranium and Thorium. Geological Survey of Canada. Economic Geology Series No.16, p.53
          • Eldorado Mine
Lang,A.H (1952) Canadian Deposits of Uranium and Thorium. Geological Survey of Canada. Economic Geology Series No.16
Chile
 
  • Antofagasta Region
    • El Loa Province
      • Calama
        • Chuquicamata District
R.B. Cook: "Famous mineal locality; Chuquicamata, Chile": Mineralogical Record, sept.-oct. 1973
  • Atacama Region
    • Copiapó Province
      • Maricunga belt
Sernageomin database 2005;Stgo de Chile
  • Coquimbo Region
    • Elqui Province
      • El Indio deposit
Llaumet C./Henríquez F. (1976); "Faja de mineralización de oro, plata, cobre y arsenico en la Cordillera Andina de la III y IV región"; Primero Congreso Geológico Chileno, Vol. II.
China
 
  • Gansu Province
    • Dingxi Prefecture
      • Min Co.
Xinhui Liu, Jiajun Liu, and Caihua Chen (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(4), 6-11
    • Gannan Autonomous Prefecture
      • Luqu Co.
- Jiajun Liu, Zhiming Li, Jianming Liu, Jianping Wang, Caixia Feng, and Wenquan Lu (2005): Journal of Jilin University (Earth Science Edition) [Jilin Daxue Xuebao (Diqiu Kexue Ban)] 35(5), 545-553.
  • Jiangxi Province
    • Jiujiang Prefecture
      • Ruichang Co.
Qiuming Chen (1990): Nonferrous Metallurgy Design and Research 11(4), 15-22
  • Sichuan Province
    • Ngawa Autonomous Prefecture (Aba Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Songpan Co.
Peters, S.G. (2002): USGS Open-File Report 02-131.
      • Zoigê Co. (Ruo'ergai Co.)
Jiajun Liu, Jianming Liu, Wenquan Lu, Minghua Zheng, Yufeng Zhou, Xuexiang Gu, and Bin Zhang (1998): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 18(4), 445-451
France
 
  • Auvergne
    • Haute-Loire
      • Langeac
        • Marsanges
P.G. Pélisson : "Etude Minéralogique et Métallogénique du District Filonien Polytype de Paulhaguet (Haute-Loire, Massif Central Français)", Doctorate Thesis, Orléans, France, 1989
      • Lavoûte-Chilhac
        • Ally
          • La Rodde mine
J.J. Périchaud : "Les Gisements Métalliques du District à Antimoine de Brioude-Massiac (Massif-Central Français)", BRGM, 1968
        • Chilhac
P.G. Pélisson : "Etude Minéralogique et Métallogénique du District Filonien Polytype de Paulhaguet (Haute-Loire, Massif Central Français)", Doctorate Thesis, Orléans, France, 1989
      • Paulhaguet
        • Jax
          • La Ribeyrette & La Fauvette valleys (La Fioure; La Fiouve)
P.G. Pélisson : "Etude Minéralogique et Métallogénique du District Filonien Polytype de Paulhaguet (Haute-Loire, Massif Central Français)", Doctorate Thesis, Orléans, France, 1989
        • Mazerat-Aurouze
          • Aurouze
P.G. Pélisson : "Etude Minéralogique et Métallogénique du District Filonien Polytype de Paulhaguet (Haute-Loire, Massif Central Français)", Doctorate Thesis, Orléans, France, 1989
P.G. Pélisson : "Etude Minéralogique et Métallogénique du District Filonien Polytype de Paulhaguet (Haute-Loire, Massif Central Français)", Doctorate Thesis, Orléans, France, 1989
        • Sainte-Marguerite
P.G. Pélisson : "Etude Minéralogique et Métallogénique du District Filonien Polytype de Paulhaguet (Haute-Loire, Massif Central Français)", Doctorate Thesis, Orléans, France, 1989
  • Brittany
    • Finistère
      • Crozon
R.PIERROT, L. CHAURIS, C. LAFORET (1973) : "Inventaire minéralogique de la France : 29- Finistère.", B.R.G.M. Paris.
  • Limousin
    • Corrèze
      • Ussel
[MinRec 1982, 5, p.261-268]
  • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    • Alpes-Maritimes
      • Isola
Sur la présence de ménéghinite dans deux gîtes français. AICARD et coll. (1968) : Bull. Soc. Franc. Min. et Crist.
Germany
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Black Forest
      • Wolfach
        • Oberwolfach
          • Rankach valley
Walenta, K. (1992): Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 336 pp. (in German); KOLITSCH, U., GRÖBNER, J. & BAYERL, R. (1995): Die Mineralien der Silber-Antimon-Vererzungen der Grube Clara im Zeitraum 1993 bis 1995. - Erzgräber 9 (2), 61-77.
  • Bavaria
    • Upper Palatinate
      • Leonberg
        • Pfaffenreuth
Lapis, 10 (9), 13-20+50.
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
    • Bergisches Land
      • Overath
        • Bensberg
          • Altenbrück
Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
    • Sauerland
      • Marsberg
Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
  • Saxony
    • Erzgebirge
      • Schmiedeberg
Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
Greece
 
  • Aegean Islands Department (Aiyaíon)
    • Kykládes Prefecture
      • Cyclade Islands (Cyclades; Kikladhes; Nomos Kikladhon)
        • Tinos Island
Tombros, S.F. (2008): Later stages of evolution of an epithermal system: Au-Ag mineralization at Apigania Bay, Tinos, Island, Cyclades, Hellas, Greece. Min.Pet. (in press)
Econ. Geol. 102 (2007) 1269-1294.; Bonev, I. K., Petrunov, R., Cook, N. J., & Ciobanu, C. L. (2005). Kostovite and its argentian varieties: Deposits and mineral associations. Geochem. Mineral. Petrol.(Bulg. Acad. Sci.), 42, 1-22.
  • Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika)
    • Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium)
      • Lavrion District Mines
        • Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine] (Kamariza)
No reference listed
  • Peloponnese Department (Peloponnisos)
    • Lakonia Prefecture (Laconia)
      • Molaoi
http://biomine.brgm.fr/Documents/4BioMinEProducts/Deliverable/DI3_WP1_Resource%20identification_v061031.pdf
  • Thraki Department (Thrace; Thracia)
    • Évros Prefecture
      • Kirki Mines (Kirka)
Skarpelis, N. (1999): The Agios Filippos ore deposit, Kirki (Western Thrace). A base-metal part of a high-sulfidation epithermal system. Bulletin Geological Society of Greece. 33, 51-60.
    • Komotini Prefecture (Rodopi; Rhodope)
      • Maronia
Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Greenland
 
  • Kujalleq
    • Narsaq
Petersen, O.V. (2001): List of all minerals identified in the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland. Geology of Greenland Survey Bulletin. 190, 25-33
Hungary
 
  • Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén Co.
    • Rudabányai Mts
      • Rudabánya
Szakáll: Minerals of Rudabánya, 2001
Indonesia
 
  • Jawa Island (Java Island)
    • Jawa Barat Province (West Java Province)
      • Bogor District
The Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 41, pp. 185-200 (2003)
Italy
 
  • Sardinia
    • Sassari Province
      • Alghero
De Michele, V. (1974). Guida mineralogica d'Italia. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 2 vol.; G. P. Bernhardini, F. Corsini, AND G. Tanelli (1973) Djurleite from Calabona, Sardinia MINERALOGICAL MAGAZINE, VOL. 39, PP 25-29.
  • Tuscany
    • Lucca Province
      • Apuan Alps
        • Pietrasanta
          • Valdicastello Carducci
Moëlo, Y., Orlandi, P., Guillot-Deudon, C., Biagioni, C., Paar, W.H., Evain, M. (2011). Lead–antimony sulfosalts from Tuscany (Italy). XI. The new mineral parasterryite, Ag4Pb20(Sb14.5As9.5)S=24S58, and associated sterryite, Cu(Ag,Cu)3Pb19(Sb18-15As4-7)S=22(As–As)S56, from Pollone mine (Tuscany, Italy). Canadian Mineralogist, 49, 623-638. ; Biagioni, C., Orlandi, P., Moëlo, Y., Pardini, S. & Passarino, G. (2012). Sterryite e parasterryite. I solfosali aciculari di piombo e argento della miniera del Pollone (Pietrasanta, Lucca). Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 2/2012, 76-91
        • Seravezza
Orlandi et al., 1996. Minerals of the Seravezza Marble, Tuscany, Italy. Min. Rec., 27: 47-58. ; Orlandi, P. & Criscuolo, A. (2009). Minerali del marmo delle Alpi Apuane. Pacini editore, Pisa, 180 pp.
    • Massa-Carrara Province
      • Apuan Alps
Orlandi P., Franzini M., 1994. I minerali del marmo di Carrara. Amilcare Pizzi S.p.A., Milano. ; Orlandi, P. & Criscuolo, A. (2009). Minerali del marmo delle Alpi Apuane. Pacini editore, Pisa, 180 pp.
Gramaccioli, C. M., 1985. Conoscere i minerali. I solfosali. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 96 pp
AA. VV., 1996. Collezionare minerali. Hobby & Work.
AA. VV., 1996. Collezionare minerali. Hobby & Work.
        • Massa
Orlandi P., Bellé E., 2000. I minerali del marmo del bacino del Frigido, Massa. Comune della città di Massa; Orlandi, P. & Criscuolo, A. (2009). Minerali del marmo delle Alpi Apuane. Pacini editore, Pisa, 180 pp
Japan
 
  • Kyushu Region
    • Kagoshima Prefecture
      • Satsumasendai City
        • Iriki
Previously reported as "stibioluzonite". (Introduction to Japanese Minerals, Geological Survey of Japan, 1970)
Kazakhstan
 
  • Karagandy Province (Qaragandy Oblysy; Karaganda Oblast')
    • Balkhash Region (Balqash; Karatas; Prebalkhashie)
      • Balkhash (Balqash)
        • Kounrad Massif
Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.
    • Kayrakty (Kairakty)
United States Geological Survey (USGS) Mineral Resources Data
  • Southern Kazakhstan Province (Ongtüstik Qazaqstan Oblysy; Yuzhno-Kazakhstanskaya Oblast')
    • Karatau Range
      • Kentau
United States Geological Survey (USGS) Mineral Resources Data
Malaysia
 
  • Borneo Island
    • Sarawak
      • Kuching
        • Bau
Wolfram Dieter Schuh (1993) Geology, Geochemistry, And Ore Deposits Of The Bau Gold Mining District, Sarawak, Malaysia. PhD Thesis University of Arizona.
Mexico
 
  • Sonora
    • Mun. de Moctezuma
Lapis 2001(1), 11-40
Namibia
 
  • Otjikoto Region (Oshikoto)
    • Tsumeb
Gramaccioli, C. M., 1985. Conoscere i minerali. I solfosali. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 96 pp
Papua New Guinea
 
  • Sandaun Province (West Sepik Province)
    • Frieda river complex
Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2005): USGS Open-File Report 05-1060
Peru
 
  • Huancavelica Department
    • Castrovirreyna Province
Min.Rec. 28, no.4 (1997)
  • Junín Department
    • Yauli Province
Min.Rec. 28, #4 (1997)
  • La Libertad Department
    • Santiago de Chuco Province
      • Quiruvilca District
Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.; Hyrsl & Rosales (2003) Mineralogical Record, 34, 241-254.
  • Pasco Department
    • Pasco Province
      • Simón Bolívar District
7th Biennial, SGA, Athens, 2003 ; Baumgartner, R. et al. (2008): Econ. Geol. 103, 493-537
Philippines
 
  • Luzon
    • Cordillera Administrative Region
      • Benguet Province
        • Baguio District
Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272
Gramaccioli, C. M., 1985. Conoscere i minerali. I solfosali. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 96 pp
Poland
 
  • Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie)
    • Legnica
      • Lubin District
Kucha H. 2007: Mineralogia kruszcowa i geochemia ciała rudnego złoża Lubin-Sieroszowice. Biuletyn PIG, vol. 423, pp. 77-94
Republic of Macedonia
 
  • Kratovo-Zletovo ore District
RMZ - Materials and Geoenvironment Vol 52 No. 3 pp 535-548 (2006)
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia)
      • Aldan Shield
        • Tyry River
Bortnikov, N.S., Gamyanin, G.N., Vikent’eva, O.V., Prokof’ev, V.Y., lpatov, V.A., and Bakharev, A.G. (2007): Geology of Ore Deposits 49(2), 87-128.
Slovakia
 
  • Banská Bystrica Region
    • Žarnovica Co.
      • Hodruša-Hámre (Hodritsch)
Onačila F., Rojkovičová Ľ., Jeleň S., Hojstričová V., Štohl J., Lexa J., Žáková E. (1995) Komplexná geologická dokumentácia revíru Banská Štiavnica-Hodruša. Manuscript, Slovak Geological Survey (in Slovak).
  • Košice Region
    • Spišská Nová Ves Co.
      • Spišská Nová Ves Mining District
        • Novoveská Huta
Koděra et all.,1990: Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, I-III, 1590p
South Africa
 
  • Mpumalanga Province
    • Ehlanzeni District
Minerals of South Africa. Cairncross, B. and Anhaeusser, C.R., (1992), Gold in South Africa. Mineralogical Record: 23(3): 215
Spain
 
  • Andalusia
    • Huelva
      • Alosno
        • Tharsis
          • Tharsis Mines
Tornos, F., González Clavijo, E., and Spiro, B. (1998): Mineralium Deposita 33, 150-169.
Taiwan
 
  • Taiwan Province
    • New Taipei City
      • Ruifang District
L. P. Tan, C. H. Chen and B. S. Yu (1993) Native Gold of Taiwan. Special Publication of the Central Geological Survey No. 7, pp. 79-99.
Rozenweg A. (1975) Proceedings of the Geological Society of China 18:128-130
Tunisia
 
  • Jendouba Governorate
    • Jendouba
      • Souk-el-Arba
Slim-Shimi, N., Moëlo, Y., Tlig, S. & Lévy, C. (1996): Sulfide geochemistry and genesis of Chouichia and Ain el Bey copper deposits in northwestern Tunisia. Mineralium Deposita 31, 188-200.
UK
 
  • England
    • North Yorkshire
      • North Pennines
        • Craven District
          • Settle - Malham Area
[J.Russell Soc. 1998:41]
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Cochise Co.
      • Mule Mts
        • Warren District
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd. ed.:65
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 213, 219, 390; Schwartz, G.M. & C.F. Park, Jr. (1932), A microscopic study of ores from Campbell mine, Bisbee, AZ, Econ.Geol.: 27: 39-51
      • Tombstone Hills
        • Tombstone District
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 219, 392; Butler, B.S., et al (1938b), Geology and ore deposits of the Tombstone district, AZ, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 143; Galbraith, F.W. (1947), Minerals of AZ, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 153: 28.
          • Tombstone
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 219; Butler, B.S., et al (1938b), Geology and ore deposits of the Tombstone district, AZ, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 143; Galbraith, F.W. (1947), Minerals of Arizona, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 153: 27.
    • Pinal Co.
      • Pinal Mts
        • Pioneer District
          • Superior
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 219; Barnes, R. & M. Hay (1983), Famous mineral localities: The Magma Mine, Min.Rec.: 14: 72-82; Hammer, D.F. & D.W. Peterson (1968), Geology of the Magma mine area, AZ, in J.D. Ridge (editor), Ore deposits of the United States, 1933-1967, A.I.M.E.: 1282-1310.
  • California
    • Alpine Co.
      • Monitor - Mogul District
        • Mogul Peak
Eakle, Arthur Starr (1919a), Alpine County: California Mining Bureau. Report 15: 12; Harcourt, George Alan (1937), The distinction between enargite and famatinite (luzonite): American Mineralogist: 22: 521; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 135; Mineralogical Record (1989): 20: 129-142.
    • Inyo Co.
      • Darwin Hills
Kelley, Vincent Cooper (1938), Geology and ore deposits of the Darwin silver-lead mining district, Inyo County, California: California Division Mines Report 34: 544; Hall, Wayne Everett & E.M. Mackevett (1958), Economic geology of the Darwin quadrangle, Inyo County, California: Calif Division of Mines Special Report 51, 77 pp.: 17; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 136; Stolburg, C.S. (1984): The mines and minerals of Darwin, Californa. Mineralogical Record 15(1): 5-18.
          • Darwin
            • Darwin Mine (Anaconda; Bernon Mine; Defiance Mine; Essex Mine; Independence Mine; Intermediate Mine; Rip Van Winkle Mine; Thompson Mine)
Hall, Wayne Everett & E.M. Mackevett (1958), Economic geology of the Darwin quadrangle, Inyo County, California: Calif Division of Mines Special Report 51, 77 pp.: 17; Hall, Wayne Everett & Edward M. Mackevett (1963), Geology and ore deposits of the Darwin quadrangle, Inyo County, California: USGS PP 368: 59; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 175.
  • Colorado
    • Boulder Co.
      • Boulder Co. Tungsten District
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
    • Custer Co.
      • Rosita District
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
    • Hinsdale Co.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
    • Mineral Co.
      • Creede District
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
    • Ouray Co.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
    • Rio Grande Co.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
    • San Juan Co.
      • Red Mountain District
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
  • Idaho
    • Butte Co.
      • Lava Creek District
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
  • Missouri
    • St. Genevieve Co.
      • Weingarten
R&M 73:2 pp 98-117
  • Montana
    • Missoula Co.
      • Copper Cliff District
Gobla, M.J. (2012) Montana mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals, 87, #3, 208-240; Chris Tucker and John Betts specimens.
  • Nevada
    • Esmeralda Co.
      • Goldfield District
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
        • Goldfield
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
NBMG Spec Pub 31 Minerals of Nevada
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Rocks & Minerals, Nov. 1999
Frederick L. Ransome (1909) Geology and Ore Deposits of Goldfield, Nevada. USGS Professional Paper 66
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Econ Geol (1989) 84:2115-2138
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada; Econ Geol (1989) 84:2115-2138
    • Nye Co.
      • Paradise Range
        • Paradise Peak District
          • Paradise Peak [summit]
            • Paradise Peak [town]
Econ Geol (1994) 89:1228-1248
  • Utah
    • Juab Co.
      • East Tintic Mts
        • Tintic District
          • Mammoth
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
    • Utah Co.
      • East Tintic Mts
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
  • Washington
    • Chelan Co.
      • Wenatchee District
        • Wenatchee
          • Squillchuck Creek
Lasmanis, R. (1995): Mineral News: A Compendium of Wenatchee District Mineralogy, Chelan County, Washington, p.6-7
  • Wyoming
    • Park Co.
Rocks & Minerals 76:388-389
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Uzbekistan
 
  • Tashkent Viloyati (Toshkent)
    • Angren Region
      • Chatkal-Kuraminskii Range
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; Kovalenker, V. et al New Data on Minerals (2003): 38: 45-56
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30; Bonev, I. K., Petrunov, R., Cook, N. J., & Ciobanu, C. L. (2005). Kostovite and its argentian varieties: Deposits and mineral associations. Geochem. Mineral. Petrol.(Bulg. Acad. Sci.), 42, 1-22.
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