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Arsenian Pyrite

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A variety of Pyrite

An arsenic-bearing variety of pyrite. Not uncommon; often zoned.

Classification of Arsenian Pyrite

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Other Names for Arsenian Pyrite

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Simplified Chinese:含砷黄铁矿

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References for Arsenian Pyrite

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Fleet, M.E., MacLean, P.J., and Barbier, J. (1988): Oscillatory-zoned As-bearing pyrite from strata-bound and stratiform gold deposits: an indicator of ore-fluid evolution. Economic Geology, Monograph 6: 356-362.

Fleet, M.E., Chryssoulis, S.L., MacLean, P.J., Davidson, R., and Weisener, C.G. (1993) Arsenian pyrite from gold deposits: Au and As distribution investigated by SIMS and EMP and color staining and surface oxidation by XPS and LIMS. Canadian Mineralogist: 31: 1-17.

Fleet, M.E. and Mumin, A.H. (1997) Gold-bearing arsenian pyrite and marcasite and arsenopyrite from Carlin-trend gold deposits and laboratory synthesis. American Mineralogist: 82: 182-193.

Simon, G., Hiang, H., Penner-Hahn, J.E., Kesler, S.E., and Kao, L. (1999) Oxidation state of gold and arsenic in gold-bearing arsenian pyrite. American Mineralogist: 84: 1071-1079.

Reich, M. Kesler, S.E., Utsunomiya, S., Palenik, C.S., Chryssoulis, S., and Ewing, R.C. (2005) Solubility of gold in arsenian pyrite. Geochimica et Cosmiochimica Acta: 69: 2781-2796.

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  • Localities for Arsenian Pyrite

    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.
    Australia
     
    • New South Wales
      • Sandon Co.
    Ashley, P.M., Creagh, C.J., and Ryan, C.G. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 285-301.
    Bolivia
     
    • Potosí Department
      • Nor Chichas Province
    Dill, H.G. (1998): Mineralium Deposita 33, 359-378.
    Brazil
     
    • Minas Gerais
      • Iron Quadrangle
        • Caeté
    Lobato, L.M., Ribeiro-Rodrigues, L.C., and Reis Vieira, F.W. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 249-277
        • Sabará
    Lobato, L.M., Ribeiro-Rodrigues, L.C., and Reis Vieira, F.W. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 249-277
        • Santa Bárbara
    Lobato, L.M., Ribeiro-Rodrigues, L.C., and Reis Vieira, F.W. (2001): Mineralium Deposita 36, 249-277
    China
     
    • Gansu Province
      • Dingxi Prefecture
        • Min Co.
    Xinhui Liu, Lan Yu, Fuxin Zhang, Shuang Liu, and Shuguang Hua (2005): Northwestern Geology 38(4), 45-53; Xinhui Liu, Jiajun Liu, and Caihua Chen (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(4), 6-11
      • Gannan Autonomous Prefecture
        • Hezuo Co.
    Chunxian Liu, Liang Li, and Jixiang Sui (2011): Geological Science and Technology Information 30(6), 66-74
        • Luqu Co.
    Peters, S.G. (2002): USGS Open-File Report 02-131.
      • Longnan Prefecture
        • Li Co.
    Zhang Fuxin, Zong Jingting, and Ma Jianqin (1999): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 18(3), 266-275.
        • Wen Co.
    Fuxin Zhang, Junfu Hou, Cunwang Zhang, Jing Li, and Rongsheng Yang (2007): Geology in China 34(6), 1062-1072; Weixing Huang and Fuxin Zhang (2009): Mineral Deposits 28(suppl.), 35-42
    • Guangdong Province
      • Shaoguan Prefecture
        • Shixing Co.
          • Shirenzhang-Meiziwo W-Sn deposit
    Longming Wei, Jincao Wang, Wenfeng Zhu, Jinfu Lin, Lingzhi Jin, Rizhao Feng, Lili Zhou, Yonghua He, Shaoqin Zhang, and Hongwei Deng (2008): Journal of Guilin University of Technology 28(2), 151-156
    Longming Wei, Jincao Wang, Wenfeng Zhu, Jinfu Lin, Lingzhi Jin, Rizhao Feng, Lili Zhou, Yonghua He, Shaoqin Zhang, and Hongwei Deng (2008): Journal of Guilin University of Technology 28(2), 151-156
    • Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region
      • Baise Prefecture
        • Longlin Co.
    Zuijin Lin (2007): Sci-Tech Information Development & Economy 17(25), 172-173
        • Tianlin Co.
    Peters, S.G., Huang Jiazhan, Li Zhiping, and Jing Chenggui (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31, 170-204.
        • Youjiang District
    Yuandong Liu, Baocheng Pang, Jianfang Zhang, and Yiping Rong (2013): Geology and Exploration 49(3), 475-483
      • Hechi Prefecture
        • Bama Co.
    Maohong Chen, Yan Zhang, Youyan Meng, Gang Lu, and Suqiao Liu (2014): Mineral Deposits 33(1), 1-13
        • Fengshan Co.
    Zhou, Y., and Wang, K. (2003): Journal of Minerals & Materials Characterization & Engineering 2(2), 83-100.
    Qiuli He, Hongchen Zhang, Peng Song, Zongchao Zhang, Yaojia Guo, Likao Wang, and Peng Wu (2013): Gold Science and Technology 21(6), 48-52
    • Guizhou Province
      • Qiandongnan Autonomous Prefecture
        • Danzhai Co.
    Guanqing Lu (1994): PhD Thesis, University of Chicoutimi (Québec), Canada.
      • Qiannan Autonomous Prefecture
        • Sandu Co.
    Cuihua Chen, Yan Zhang, Xuexiang Gu, Baohua Li, Hongzhang Dai, Wenbin Cheng, Dekun Zhao, and Chaoxin He (2013): Mineral Deposits 32(5), 932-940
      • Qianxi'nan Autonomous Prefecture
        • Ceheng Co.
    Tanjun Chen (1986): Guizhou Geology 3(4), 325-338; Shuihe Mao (1991): American Mineralogist 76, 1964-1972
    Xingchun Zhang, Spiro, B., Halls, C., Stanley, C.J., and Keyou Yang (2003): International Geology Review 45(1), 407-470.
        • Xingren Co.
    Zhiwei Bao (2001): PhD Thesis, University of Québec, Canda.
        • Zhenfeng Co.
          • Huijiabao gold field
    Liu Jianzhong (2001): Guizhou Geology 18(3), 174-178.; Tao Ren, Xingchun Zhang, Runsheng Han, and Yuzhao Hu (2013): Geology and Exploration 49(2), 217-223
    Zhiwei Bao and Jayanta Guha (2007): Acta Geologica Sinica 81(1), 121-134; Ying Hu, Maohong Chen, Qingji Dong, and Qingwen Huang (2009): Geological Journal of China Universities 15(4), 506-516
    • Hebei Province
      • Zhangjiakou Prefecture
        • Guyuan Co.
    Dahlkamp, F.J. (2009): Uranium Deposits of the World. Springer (Berlin, Heidelberg), pp. 31-156
        • Zhangbei Co.
    Zhaoshan Chang, White, N.C., Crowe, R.W.A., and Woodhouse, W. (2006): Australian Earth Sciences Convention, Melbourne, July 2-6, 2006.
    • Hunan Province
      • Huaihua Prefecture
        • Yuanling Co.
    Sixue Yang, Blum, N., Rahders, E., and Zhenru Zhang (1998): Canadian Mineralogist 36, 1361-1372.; Xiongwei Hu, Satoshi Murao, and Xuchang Huang (1996): Bulletin of the Geological Survey of Japan 47(11), 577-597.
      • Yiyang Prefecture
        • Anhua Co.
          • Fuzhuxi Sb-Au deposit
    Xianlin Luo, Congzheng Ceng, Chuanshu Mou, and Jiahui Xie (1976): Geology and Prospecting 12(3), 41-48
    • Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region
      • Ulanhad League (Chifeng Prefecture)
        • Linxi Co.
    Liqing Zhao, Takeshi Uemoto, Gongjiong Qin, Shihua Sun, Yuwang Wang, Yongzheng Wang, Anli Zhang, and Yaoming Wang (2002): Geology and Prospecting 38(4), 22-27
    • Jiangxi Province
      • Xinyu Prefecture
        • Fenyi Co.
    Bin Yang, Guochen Dong, Shuming Zeng, Huilei Kong, Jinyuan Liu, Yuntao Song, and Weiqing Wang (2011): Mineral Deposits 30(1), 125-138
    • Qinghai Province
      • Haixi Autonomous Prefecture
        • Dulan Co.
    Houmin Li, Yuanchao Shen, Zhengguo Hu, and Zhuangzhi Qian (2001): Geology and Prospecting 37(1), 65-69
    • Shaanxi Province
      • Ankang Prefecture
        • Shiquan Co.
    Ruiting Wang, Xinghua Tan, Furang Li, Lianxiao Yuan, Lixiang Chen, and Cuiyong Zheng (2013): Northwestern Geology 46(2), 93-98
      • Baoji Prefecture
        • Feng Co.
    Fuxin Zhang, Wanye Zhang, Jianhua Li and Xudong Yuan (2010): Gold Science and Technology 18(5), 12-15, 24; Junzhi Dai, Xudong Yuan, Shaoxun Chen, Yongqin Li, Lianxiao Yuan, Tao Wang, Lu Guo, Lixia Liu, and Rui Jiang (2011): Geology in China 38(3), 692-700
      • Hanzhong Prefecture
        • Lüeyang Co.
    Vielreicher, R.M., Vielreicher, N.M., Hagemann, S.G., and Jones, G. (2003): Mineralium Deposita 38, 538-554
        • Mian Co.
    Jingwen Mao, Yumin Qiu, Goldfarb, R.J., Zhaochong Zhang, Garwin, S., and Ren Fengshou (2002): Mineralium Deposita 37(3/4), 352-377
      • Shangluo Prefecture
        • Shanyang Co.
    http://www.fabiao.net/thread-1484203-1-1.html
        • Zhashui Co.
    Donghong Cao, Laimin Zhu, Ben Li, and Dengmei Yang (2009): Geology and Exploration 45(1), 23-29
        • Zhen'an Co.
    Zhang Fuxin, Zong Jingting, and Ma Jianqin (1999): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 18(3), 266-275.
          • Jinlongshan Au ore field
    Lizi Chen, Donghong Cao, and Dengmei Yang (2011): Gold Science and Technology 19(1), 28-33
    Zhao Liqing and Feng Zhongyan (2002): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 45(2), 123-132; Xinhui Liu, Shuang Liu, Dengmei Yang, and Zimin Lu (2008): Northwestern Geology 41(1), 81-89; Weifeng Wang, Genmin Li, and Cuixiang Xu (2010): Geology and Exploration 46(suppl.), 1256-1262; Fuxin Zhang and Jianqin Ma (1999): Geology and Prospecting 35(5), 20-23; Dengmei Yang, Xinhui Liu, Donghong Cao, Honglin Xiang, and Shujuan Wang (2013): Gold Science and Technology 21(4), 9-14; Xinhui Liu, Dengmei Yang, Weifeng Wang, and Weijun Zheng (2013): Gold Science and Technology 21(6), 1-10
    Fuxin Zhang and Ping Shen (1996): Geology and Prospecting 32(5), 8-15; Fuxin Zhang and Jianqin Ma (1999): Geology and Prospecting 35(5), 20-23
    Guangde Shi, Xinhui Liu, Yongwen Zhang, Shuang Liu, and Zhiyi Zhang (2005): Journal of Earth Sciences and Environment 27(3), 10-14.
    Yun Zhou, Xiongwu Wang, Bing Chen, Zhipeng Qin, and Huijuan Peng (2009): Geology and Exploration 45(5), 493-501
      • Xi'an Prefecture
        • Zhouzhi Co.
    Peters, S.G. (2002): USGS Open-File Report: 02-131.
    • Sichuan Province
      • Ngawa Autonomous Prefecture (Aba Autonomous Prefecture)
        • Jiuzhaigou Co. (Nanping Co.)
    http://www.ruegg.co.uk/Final%20Admission%20Document%20CCG.pdf
    http://www.idm.gov.vn/Nguon_luc/Xuat_ban/2004/B23/b42.htm
    Keyong Wang, Shuzhen Yao, Yanchen Yang, and Junzhi Dai (2004): Mineral Deposits 23(4), 494-501
    http://www.ruegg.co.uk/Final%20Admission%20Document%20CCG.pdf
        • Songpan Co.
    Dehai Zhang (2000): Gold Science and Technology 8(6), 36-40
    Peters, S.G. (2002): USGS Open-File Report 02-131.
    Peters, S.G. (2002): USGS Open-File Report 02-131.
        • Zamtang Co. (Rangtang Co.)
    Jingwen Mao, Yumin Qiu, Goldfarb, R.J., Zhaochong Zhang, Garwin, S., and Ren Fengshou (2002): Mineralium Deposita 37(3/4), 352-377.
        • Zoigê Co. (Ruo'ergai Co.)
    Yongjun Gao, Guangzhi Ren, Bingxin Ji, and Zhongkun Zhang (2011): Gold Science and Technology 19(2), 8-12
    • Tibet Autonomous Region
      • Lhasa Prefecture
        • Maizhokunggar Co. (Mozhugongka Co.)
    Yunfei Liu, Zhiming Yang, Yuling Xie, Ping Zhou, Denghu Du, Yingxu Li, Qiuyun Li, Huanchun Qu, and Bo Xu (2012): Mineral Deposits 31(4), 727-744
    • Xinjiang Autonomous Region
      • Yili Hasake Autonomous Prefecture (Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture)
        • Tacheng Prefecture (Tarbaghatay Prefecture)
          • Tuoli Co. (Toli Co.)
            • Baogutu
    Fang An (2008): Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2008, A21
        • Yining Co. (Ghulja Co.)
    Fang An and Yongfeng Zhu (2009): Mineral Deposits 28(2), 143-156
    • Yunnan Province
      • Nujiang Autonomous Prefecture
        • Lanping Co.
    Liu Jiajun, Li Chaoyang, Zhang Qian, Pan Jiayong, Liu Yuping, Liu Xianfan, Liu Shirong, and Yang Weiguang (2001): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 44(6), 545-554.
      • Wenshan Autonomous Prefecture
        • Funing Co.
    Cromie, P.W., and Zaw, K. (2003): Geofluids 3(2), 133-143
    Peters, S.G., Huang Jiazhan, Li Zhiping, and Jing Chenggui (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31, 170-204.
    Czech Republic
     
    • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
      • Central Bohemia Region
        • Vlašim (Wlaschim)
    Zachariáš, J., Frýda, J., Paterová, B., and Mihaljevič, M. (2004): Mineralogical Magazine 68(1), 31-46.
    Egypt
     
    • Red Sea Governorate
      • Eastern Desert
        • Wadi Allaqi District
    Zoheir, B.A. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 34, 445-470.
    Fiji
     
    • Viti Levu
      • Tavua Gold Field
        • Vatukoula
    Mineralogy and Petrology (2003) 79: 285–307
    Germany
     
    • Rhineland-Palatinate
      • Eifel
        • Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler
          • Ahrbrück
            • Martinsknipp
    Wagner, T., and Cook, N.J. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 206-222.
          • Altenahr
    Wagner, T., and Cook, N.J. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 206-222.
      • Westerwald
        • Wied Iron Spar District
          • Neuwied
            • Raubach
    Wagner, T., and Cook, N.J. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 206-222.
    Ghana
     
    • Western Region
      • Ashanti gold belt
        • Bogoso-Prestea area
    Oberthür, T., Weiser, T., Amanor, J.A., and Chryssoulis, S.L. (1997): Mineralium Deposita 32, 2-15.
    Oberthür, T., Weiser, T., Amanor, J.A., and Chryssoulis, S.L. (1997): Mineralium Deposita 32, 2-15.
    Iran
     
    • Kerman Province
      • Sabzevaran-e Jiroft (Sabzevaran; Jiroft)
    Rastghou Moghadam, G.R., Rastad, E., Rashid Nezhad Omran, N.A., and Mohajel, M. (2008): Geosciences 17(68), 108-129
    • Lorestan Province
      • Ashour Abad
    Nezafatis, N. (2006): Au-Sn-W-Cu Mineralization in the Astaneh-Sarband Area, West Central Iran. PhD thesis, University of Tübingen (Germany), 116 pp.
    • Razavi Khorasan Province
      • Mashhad County
    Saeb, M., Abedi, A., and Parvaresh, M. (2010): Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2010.
    • West Azarbaijan Province (West Azerbaijan Province)
      • Takab (Takan Tepe)
    Daliran, F. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 383-404.
    Mehrabi, B., Yardley, B.W.D., and Cann, J.R. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 673-696.; Asadi, H.H., Voncken, J.H.L, Kühnel, R.A., and Hale, M. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 656-671.
    Kyrgyzstan
     
    • Naryn Oblast
    Baocheng Fan, Baoqiang Li, Wenhua Ji, Guanglu Meng, Jifei Cao, Bin Wang, Jing Zhang, Xin Cao, Pengrui Lü, and Bo Yang (2014): Northwestern Geology 47(1), 165-170
    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.
    Wolfram Dieter Schuh (1993) Geology, Geochemistry, And Ore Deposits Of The Bau Gold Mining District, Sarawak, Malaysia. PhD Thesis University of Arizona.
    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
    Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2005): USGS Open-File Report 05-1060
    Russia
     
    • Far-Eastern Region
      • Magadanskaya Oblast'
        • Kolyma River Basin
          • Omchak gold field
    Goryachev, N.A., Vikent’eva, O.V., Bortnikov, N.S., Prokof’ev, V.Y., Alpatov, V.A., and Golub, V.V. (2008): Geology of Ore Deposits 50(5), 362-390.
    • Northern Region
      • Murmanskaja Oblast'
        • Kola Peninsula
          • Pechengsky District
    Abzalov, M.Z., Brewer, T.S., and Polezhaeva, L.I. (1997): Mineralogy and Petrology 61, 145-161.
    • Urals Region
      • Southern Urals
        • Chelyabinsk Oblast'
    Vikent'ev, I.V., Moloshag, V.P. and Yudovskaya, M.A. (2006): Geology of Ore Deposits 48(2), 77-107.
    USA
     
    • Alaska
      • Bethel Borough
        • Iditarod District
    U.S. Geological Survey, 2008, Alaska Resource Data File (ARDF): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1225.
    U.S. Geological Survey, 2008, Alaska Resource Data File (ARDF): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1225.
      • Yukon-Koyukuk Borough
        • Iditarod District
    U.S. Geological Survey, 2008, Alaska Resource Data File (ARDF): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1225.
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