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Bronze yellow
For its chemical relation to sulvanite.
A synonym of Colusite
Originally thought to be a valid species, but later recognised as being identical to colusite.

Originally described from Lebedinoye Au Deposit (Nezametnyi Mine), Aldan, Aldan Shield, Saha Republic (Sakha Republic; Yakutia), Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia.

References for Arsenosulvanite

Reference List:
Betekhtin, A.G. (1941) The new mineral arsenosulvanite. Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva: 70: 161-164. [in Russian w. English abstract]

Miskheev, V.I. (1941) The structure of arsenosulvanite. Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva: 70: 165-184. [in Russian w. English abstract]

Fleischer, M. (1955) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 40: 368.

Spry, P.G., Merlino, S., Wang, S., Zhang, X., Buseck, P.R. (1994) New occurrences and refined crystal chemistry of colusite, with comparisons to arsenosulvanite. American Mineralogist: 79: 750-762.

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Localities for Arsenosulvanite

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(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.
  • Potosí Department
    • Potosí City
[MinRec 32:465]
  • Pazardzhik Oblast (Pazardjik Oblast)
    • Panagyurishte (Panagurishte) Obshtina
      • Elshitsa
Kouzmanov, K., Moritz, R., von Quadt, A., Chiaradia, M., Peytcheva, I., Fontignie, D., Ramboz, C., and Bogdanov, K. (2009): Mineralium Deposita 44, 611-646.
      • Panagyurishte
Strashimirov, S., Petrunov, R., and Kanazirski, M. (2002): Mineralium Deposita 37, 587-598.; Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C. (2008): US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1155.; Petko Popov, Strashimir Strashimirov, Kamen Popov, Milko Kanazirski, Kamen Bogdanov, Radi Radichev, Stefan Dimovski, Stanislav Stoykov (2012) Geology and Metallogeny of the Panagurishte Ore Region. pp192-227
  • Sofiya Oblast (Sofia Oblast)
    • Chelopech
Bonev, I.K.; Petrunov, R.; Cook, N. J.; Ciobanu, C. L. (2005): Kostovite and its argentian varieties: Deposits and mineral associations. Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Petrology. 42, 1-22
  • British Columbia
    • Alberni Mining Division
      • Vancouver Island
  • Fejér Co.
    • Velencei Mts
      • Pázmánd
Szakáll & Gatter, 1993
  • Liguria
    • Genova Province
      • Ne
        • Graveglia Valley
          • Reppia
Redazione (2005): Sistematica ligure: resoconto 2005. Notiziario di Mineralogia Ferrania Club, 19, 3-5.
  • Honshu Island
    • Tohoku Region
      • Akita Prefecture
        • Kazuno City
Am Min 79:750-762. The Mineral Species of Japan (5th ed) Matsubara
  • Ömnögovi Aimag
    • Erdenetsogt
      • Oyu Tolgoi Cu-Au ore field (Turquoise Hill Cu-Au ore field)
Economic Geology September 2001 v. 96 no. 6 p. 1407-1428
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
Am Min 79:750-762.
      • Aldan Shield
        • Aldan
Gramaccioli, C. M., 1985. Conoscere i minerali. I solfosali. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 96 pp; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
  • Bor District
    • Bor-Majdanpek mining district
      • Bor
        • Bor Mine
Am Min 79:750-762.
  • Arizona
    • Cochise Co.
      • Mule Mts
        • Warren District
[MinRec 24:421]
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 120, 252; Graeme, R. (1993), Bisbee revisited, Min.Rec.: 24: 421-436.
  • Montana
    • Fergus Co.
      • Warm Springs District (Gilt Edge District; Gold Hill District; Maiden District)
        • Cone Butte Sub-District
Gobla, M.J. (2012) Montana mineral locality index. Rocks & Minerals, 87, #3, 208-240.
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