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Kongsbergite

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Formula:
(Ag,Hg)
Name:Name for locality.
A variety of Silver

A variety of Silver with about 5% Hg.
Originally described from Kongsberg, Buskerud, Norway.

Classification of Kongsbergite

IMA status:Rejected
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Chemical Properties of Kongsbergite

Formula:
(Ag,Hg)
Essential elements:Ag
All elements listed in formula:Ag, Hg

Other Names for Kongsbergite

Synonyms:
Konsbergite
Other Languages:
German:Kongsbergit
Konsbergit
Simplified Chinese:汞银矿
Spanish:Kongsbergita
Konsbergita

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.

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  • Localities for Kongsbergite

    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.
    Austria
     
    • Salzburg
      • Saalfelden
        • Leogang
          • Hütten
            • Schwarzleograben
              • Schwarzleo District
    A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
    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.; A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
              • Vogel Alp
    A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
    Bulgaria
     
    • Sofiya Oblast (Sofia Oblast)
    Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
    • Vratsa Oblast (Vratza)
      • Balkan Mts (Stara Planina)
    Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
    China
     
    • Gansu Province
      • Longnan Prefecture
        • Cheng Co.
    Can. J. Earth Sci. 44: 479–492 (2007)
    • Guizhou Province
      • Bijie Prefecture
    Xilin Li and Yutang Dai (1989): Kexue Tongbao 34(17), 1466-1470.
    • Hebei Province
      • Chengde Prefecture
        • Luan River valley (Luanhe valley)
    Shao Dianxin, Zhou Jianxiong, Zhang Jianhong, and Bao Daxi (1984): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 4, 97-101.
    • Hunan Province
      • Hengyang Prefecture
        • Changning Co.
    Guogao Yang and Wenfeng Zhu (1994): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 14(3), 309-312; Weining Zhou (1994): Mineral Resources and Geology 8(4), 233-244
    • Liaoning Province (Manchuria; Dongbei Region)
      • Fushun Prefecture
        • Qingyuan Co.
    Shuhua Wang (1992): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 12(3), 219-221
    • Shaanxi Province
      • Hanzhong Prefecture
        • Lüeyang Co.
    Peiyu Yang and Dequan Shuai (1993): Journal of Chengdu University of Technology (Science and Technology Edition) 34(3)
    • Sichuan Province
      • Garzê Autonomous Prefecture (Ganzi Autonomous Prefecture)
        • Baiyu Co.
          • Maqiong
    http://www.portergeo.com.au/database/mineinfo.asp?mineid=mn728
    • Yunnan Province
      • Nujiang Autonomous Prefecture
        • Lanping Co.
    Jiajun Liu, Degao Zhai, Zhiming Li, Mingqin He, Yuping Liu, and Chaoyang Li (2010): Acta Petrologica Sinica 26(6), 1646-1660
      • Zhaotong Prefecture
        • Ludian Co.
    Yaoguo Hu, Zhaoyang Li, Hanjie Wen, and Zhilong Huang (2000): Bulletin of Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry 19(4), 318-320
    Czech Republic
     
    • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
      • Central Bohemia Region
        • Benešov (Beneschau)
          • Český Šternberk (Böhmisch Sternberg)
    Šrein, V. et al.: Mineralogická charakteristika metasomatického rudního ložiska Malovidy u Českého Šternberka. Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 2007, roč. 14-15, s. 149-158.
      • Liberec Region
        • Jilemnice (Starkenbach)
    Vavřín, I., Frýda, J.: Mineralizace Cu-Ag-V-Hg v melafyru ze Studence u Jilemnice (Podkrkonoší). Journal of the Czech Geological Society, 1996, roč. 41, č. 1-2, s. 33 - 41.
    • Moravia (Mähren; Maehren)
      • Moravia-Silesia Region
        • Rýmařov
    Fojt, B. et al.: Paragenetická charakteristika ložisek Pb-Zn rud v širším okolí Horního Města u Rýmařova. Acta Mus. Moraviae, Sci. geol., 2007, 92, 3-57.
    Finland
     
    • Northern Finland Region
      • Ylivieska
    Kojonen Kari 1989. The early Proterozoic Zn-Cu-Zn sulphide deposit of Rauhala in Ylivieska Western Finland. Geological Survey of Finland, Special Paper 11
    Germany
     
    • Hesse
      • Odenwald
        • Mühltal
          • Nieder-Beerbach
    • Rhineland-Palatinate
      • Lahn valley
        • Bad Ems District
          • Frücht
    S. Weiß: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
      • Palatinate
        • Rockenhausen
          • Stahlberg
    Lapis 2001(6), 13-40
    Ireland
     
    • Co. Tipperary
      • Monard
    Steed, G.M. "The geology and genesis of the Gortdrum Cu-Ag-Hg orebody. In Andrew, C.J., Crowe, R.W.A., Finlay, S., Pennell, W.M. and Pyne, J.F. (1986) "Geology and Genesis of Mineral Deposits in Ireland". Irish Association for Economic Geology. p. 481-499.
    Morocco
     
    • Souss-Massa-Draâ Region
      • Ouarzazate Province
        • Djebel Saghro (Jbel Saghro)
          • Imiter District
    Cheilletz, A., Levresse, G., Gasquet, D., Azizi-Samir, M., Zyadi, R., Archibald, D. A., & Farrar, E. (2002). The giant Imiter silver deposit: Neoproterozoic epithermal mineralization in the Anti-Atlas, Morocco. Mineralium Deposita, 37(8), 772-781.
    Norway
     
    • Buskerud
    Clark (1993) "Hey's Mineral Index": 370.
    Pisani 1872, p. 1274, Neumann 1985, p. 8.
    • Nordland
      • Fauske
        • Sulitjelma
          • Sulitjelma Cu Mines
    Cook, N. J. (1996): Mineralogy of the sulphide deposits at Sulitjelma, northern Norway. Ore Geology Reviews 11: 303-308
    Poland
     
    • Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie)
      • Legnica
        • Polkowice District
    Piestrzyński A., Tylka W. 1992: Silver amalgams from the Sieroszowice copper mine, Lubin-Sieroszowice district, SW Poland. Mineralogia Polonica, vol. 23, no 1
    Russia
     
    • Eastern-Siberian Region
      • Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia)
        • Verkhoyansk Fold Belt
          • Verkhoyansk Silver Province
            • Khachakchan ore cluster
    Pavlova, G.G., and Borisenko, A.S. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 164-185.
    Pavlova, G.G., and Borisenko, A.S. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 164-185.
    • Western-Siberian Region
      • Altai Republic (Gorno-Altayskaya Autonomous Oblast')
    Pavlova, G.G., and Borisenko, A.S. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 164-185.
    Slovakia
     
    • Košice Region
      • Rožňava Co.
    Duda, Rejl, Slivka: "Mineralien", 1991
      • Spišská Nová Ves Co.
        • Spišská Nová Ves Mining District
          • Novoveská Huta
    Háber,M., Jeleň,S., Jeleň,M., 1992: Amalgám striebra z Nižnej Slanej a Novoveskej Huty (SGR), Min.Slovaca, 24,1, 45 – 49
    Spain
     
    • Andalusia
      • Almería
        • Cuevas del Almanzora (Cuevas de Vera)
          • Sierra Almagrera
            • Las Herrerías
              • Berja Mines (Grupo minero Berja)
    Jordi Fabre
    Sweden
     
    • Västmanland
      • Sala
    Holmgren, J. (2002): Sala silvergruva. Hälleflintan (Medlemsblad för Upplands Geologiska Sällskap), UGS, 2002:3
    Tajikistan
     
    • Viloyati Mukhtori Gorno-Badakhshan (Viloyati Badakhshoni Kuni)
      • Pamir Mts
        • Pamir Silver District
          • Kaltatur ore cluster
    Pavlova, G.G., and Borisenko, A.S. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 164-185.
    Pavlova, G.G., and Borisenko, A.S. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 164-185.
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