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Chenguodaite

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Formula:
Ag
 
9
Fe
3+
 
Te
 
2
S
 
4
System:Orthorhombic
Name:Named for late Prof. Chen Guoda, Chinese geologist and founder of Diwa-Geodepression theory of tectonics
This page provides mineralogical data about Chenguodaite.

Classification of Chenguodaite

IMA status:Approved 2005
Nickel-Strunz 10th (pending) edition ID:2.BA.60

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
B : Metal Sulfides, M: S > 1: 1 (mainly 2: 1)
A : With Cu, Ag, Au
Dana 8th edition ID:2.16.28.

2 : SULFIDES
16 : Miscellaneous
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Type Occurrence of Chenguodaite

Type Locality:Funan Au deposit, Zhaoyuan Co., Yantai Prefecture, Jiaodong Peninsula (Jiaodong Gold Province), Shandong Province, China
Associated Minerals at type locality:
SilverHessiteGalenaChalcopyriteAcanthite

Crystallography of Chenguodaite

Crystal System:Orthorhombic
Cell Parameters:a = 12.769Å, b = 14.814Å, c = 16.233Å
Ratio:a:b:c = 0.862 : 1 : 1.096
Unit Cell Volume:V 3,070.63 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Chemical Properties of Chenguodaite

Formula:
Ag
 
9
Fe
3+
 
Te
 
2
S
 
4
Simplified for copy/paste:Ag9Fe3+Te2S4
Essential elements:Ag, Fe, S, Te
All elements listed in formula:Ag, Fe, S, Te

Relationship of Chenguodaite to other Species

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping):

- +
2.BA.05Chalcocite
Cu
 
2
S
2.BA.05Djurleite
Cu
 
31
S
 
16
2.BA.05Geerite
Cu
 
8
S
 
5
2.BA.05Roxbyite
Cu
 
9
S
 
5
2.BA.10Anilite
Cu
 
7
S
 
4
2.BA.10Digenite
Cu
 
9
S
 
5
2.BA.15Bornite
Cu
 
5
FeS
 
4
2.BA.20Bellidoite
Cu
 
2
Se
2.BA.20Berzelianite
Cu
 
2
Se
2.BA.25Athabascaite
Cu
 
5
Se
 
4
2.BA.25Umangite
Cu
 
3
Se
 
2
2.BA.30Rickardite
Cu
 
7
Te
 
5
2.BA.30Weissite
Cu
 
2-x
Te
2.BA.35Acanthite
Ag
 
2
S
2.BA.40Mckinstryite
Ag
 
5-x
Cu
 
3+x
S
 
4
2.BA.40Stromeyerite
AgCuS
2.BA.40dUM2003-13-S:AgAuCu
Ag
 
6
AuCu
 
2
S
 
5
2.BA.45Jalpaite
Ag
 
3
CuS
 
2
2.BA.45Selenojalpaite
Ag
 
3
CuSe
 
2
2.BA.50Eucairite
AgCuSe
2.BA.55Aguilarite
Ag
 
4
SeS
2.BA.55Naumannite
Ag
 
2
Se
2.BA.60Cervelleite
Ag
 
4
TeS
2.BA.60Hessite
Ag
 
2
Te
2.BA.65Henryite
Ag
 
3
Cu
 
4
Te
 
4
2.BA.65Stützite
Ag
 
5-x
Te
 
3
, x = 0.24-0.36
2.BA.70Argyrodite
Ag
 
8
GeS
 
6
2.BA.70Canfieldite
Ag
 
8
SnS
 
6
2.BA.70Putzite
(Cu
 
4.7
Ag
 
3.3
)GeS
 
6
2.BA.75Fischesserite
Ag
 
3
AuSe
 
2
2.BA.75Penzhinite
(Ag,Cu)
 
4
Au(S,Se)
 
4
2.BA.75Petrovskaite
AuAg(S,Se)
2.BA.75Petzite
Ag
 
3
AuTe
 
2
2.BA.75Uytenbogaardtite
Ag
 
3
AuS
 
2
2.BA.80Bezsmertnovite
(Au,Ag)
 
4
Cu(Te,Pb)
2.BA.80Bilibinskite
PbCu
 
2
Au
 
3
Te
 
2
2.BA.80Bogdanovite
(Au,Te,Pb)
 
3
(Cu,Fe)

Other Names for Chenguodaite

Synonyms:
IMA2004-042aUM2003-16-S:AgFeTe
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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 Chenguodaite

Reference List:

- +
Gu Xiang-Ping, et al. (2008), Chenguodaite (Ag9FeTe2S4): a new tellurosulfide mineral from the gold district of East Shandong Peninsula, China. Chinese Science Bulletin 53(22), 3567-3573 (2008)


Gu Xiang-Ping, Watanabe, M., Hoshino, K., Shibata Y.: New find of silver tellurosulphides from the Funan gold deposit, East Shandong, China. European Journal of Mineralogy, 15:147-155 (2003)

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    China
     
    • Shandong Province
      • Jiaodong Peninsula (Jiaodong Gold Province)
        • Yantai Prefecture
          • Zhaoyuan Co.
    Chinese Sci. Bull. 53,3567 (2008)
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      • Tuolumne Co.
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            • Jamestown
              • Jamestown Mine (Jamestown group)
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