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Gold Amalgam

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Synonym of:Goldamalgam (of Chen et al.), Unnamed (Au2Hg), Weishanite, Yiyangite
This page provides mineralogical data about Gold Amalgam.

Classification of Gold Amalgam

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Other Names for Gold Amalgam

Synonyms:
Mercurygold
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References for Gold Amalgam

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Shaofeng Huang (2011): Mineralogical characteristics of gold-mercury minerals in the Davao gold placer of Mindanao islands, Phillippines, and its prospecting significance. Geology and Exploration 47(5), 935-942 (in Chinese with English abstract).

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  • Localities for Gold Amalgam

    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
      • St Johann im Pongau
        • Mitterberg District
    R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
    Bolivia
     
    • Potosí Department
      • Sud Lípez Province
        • Cerro Bonete
    D. Richter, et al (1992) Cerro Bonete Area. (in USGS Bulletin # 1975) (pers. comm. Hernan Uribe, 1990)
    Brazil
     
    • Minas Gerais
      • Iron Quadrangle
        • Mariana (Marianna de Itacolumy)
    [Weishanite] extraLapis #2 (1992), 52
    Canada
     
    • British Columbia
      • Similkameen Mining Division
    Barkov, Anrei Y., Nixon, Graham T., Leyson, Victor M., and Martin, Robert F., 2009, A Cryptically Zoned Amalgam ... from a Placer Deposit in the Tulameen-Similkameen River System, British Columbia, Canada: Nartural or Man-made?, Canadian Mineralogist, v 47, p. 433-440.
    China
     
    • Hebei Province
      • Chengde Prefecture
        • Longhua Co.
    [Goldamalgam (of Chen et al.)] Keqiao Chen, Huifang Yang, Letian Ma, and Zhizhong Peng (1981): Dizhi Pinglun 27, 107-115
    • Henan Province
      • Nanyang Prefecture
        • Tongbai Co.
          • Weishancheng ore field
    [Weishanite] Yuheng Li, Shan Ouyang, and Peixue Tian (1984): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 4(2), 102-105
    • Hunan Province
      • Yiyang Prefecture
        • Heshan District
    [Yiyangite] Shuzhang Tian (1989): Gold Geology 8(1), 78-83
    • Shaanxi Province
      • Hanzhong Prefecture
        • Mian Co.
    [Yiyangite] Enkui Cao (1991): Geology of Shaanxi 9(1), 88-92
    Czech Republic
     
    • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
      • Central Bohemia Region
        • Dobříš (Doberschisch)
          • Nový Knín
    Litochleb, J., Sejkora, J., Šrein, V., Šreinová, B.: Historie dolování, ložisková geologie a mineralogie některých lokalit v novoknínské zlatonosné oblasti (střední Čechy). Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 2011, roč. 19, č. 2, s. 110-129.
    France
     
    • Pays de Loire
      • Mayenne
        • Montenay
    P. Devismes : "Atlas photographique des minéraux d'alluvions", BRGM, 1978
    Germany
     
    • Bavaria
      • Lower Bavaria
        • Straubing
    Harald G. Dill, Detlev Klosa, Gustav Steyer, The “Donauplatin”: source rock analysis and origin of a distal fluvial Au-PGE placer in Central Europe, Miner Petrol (2009) 96:141–161
    Philippines
     
    • Mindanao
      • Southern Mindanao Region
        • Davao del Sur Province
    [Goldamalgam (of Chen et al.)] Shaofeng Huang (2011): Geology and Exploration 47(5), 935-942
    Russia
     
    • Eastern-Siberian Region
      • Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia)
    Seltmann, R., Soloviev, S., Shatov, V., Pirajno, F., Naumov, E., & Cherkasov, S. (2010). Metallogeny of Siberia: tectonic, geologic and metallogenic settings of selected significant deposits*. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 57(6), 655-706
    Sweden
     
    • Västerbotten
      • Boliden
    Nysten, P. (1986): Mineralium Deposita 21, 116-120
    USA
     
    • Arizona
      • Yavapai Co.
        • Sierra Prieta Mts
          • Copper Basin District
            • Kirkland area
              • Copper Basin Wash
    AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 135 (1933), AZ Gold Placers & Placering: 41-44
    • California
      • Mariposa Co.
    [Goldamalgam (of Chen et al.)] Alfredo Petrov collection; Excalibur Mineral Co. microprobe ID.
        • Mother Lode Belt
          • Bagby-Mariposa-Mount Bullion-Whitlock District
            • Mariposa
    Schmitz (1852), Goldamalgam in Californien, letter to V. Gerolt: Deut. Geol. Ges., Zeitschr. 4: 713; Sonnenschein, F. (1854), Ueber das Vorkommen der natürlichen Goldamalgams in Californien: Deutsche geol. Gesell., Zeitschr., Band 6: 244; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 205
      • Nevada Co.
        • Nevada City District (Grass Valley District)
          • Nevada City
    Lindgren, Waldemar (1896a), The gold-quartz veins of Nevada City and Grass Valley districts, California: USGS 17th. Annual Report, part 2: 1-262: 116; Lindgren, Waldemar (1911), The Tertiary gravels of the Sierra Nevada of California: USGS pp 73, 226 pp.: 75; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 149, 205
    • Colorado
      • Boulder Co.
        • Gold Hill District
    Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
      • San Miguel Co.
        • Ophir District (Iron Springs District)
    Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
    Uzbekistan
     
    • Kyzylkum Desert
      • Central Kyzylkum Region
        • Bel'tau Mts
    Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
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