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Sakharovaite

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System:Monoclinic
Name:Named after Marina Sergeevna Sakharova, Professor of Mineralogy at the Moscow State University.
A variety of Jamesonite

Bi-bearing jamesonite.
Name discredited in 2006 (Canadian Mineralogist 44 (2006), 1557).

Classification of Sakharovaite

IMA status:Discredited 2006
Hey's CIM Ref.:5.8.10

5 : Sulphosalts - Sulpharsenites and Sulphobismuthites (those containing Sn, Ge,or V are in Section 6)
8 : Sulpharsenites etc. of Mn, Fe, Co and Ni
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Physical Properties of Sakharovaite

Lustre:Metallic
Diaphaneity (Transparency):Opaque

Crystallography of Sakharovaite

Crystal System:Monoclinic

Relationship of Sakharovaite to other Species

Related Minerals - Hey's Index Grouping:

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5.8.1Samsonite
Ag
 
4
MnSb
 
2
S
 
6
5.8.2Uchucchacuaite
AgMnPb
 
3
Sb
 
5
S
 
12
5.8.3Benavidesite
Pb
 
4
(Mn,Fe)Sb
 
6
S
 
14
5.8.4Berthierite
FeSb
 
2
S
 
4
5.8.5Jamesonite
Pb
 
4
FeSb
 
6
S
 
14
5.8.6Parajamesonite
5.8.7Garavellite
FeSbBiS
 
4
5.8.8Izoklakeite
Pb
 
27
(Cu,Fe,Ag)
 
2
(Sb,Bi)
 
19
S
 
57
5.8.9Miharaite
Cu
 
4
FePbBiS
 
6
5.8.11Arsenohauchecornite
Ni
 
18
Bi
 
3
AsS
 
16
5.8.12Tučekite
Ni
 
9
Sb
 
2
S
 
8
5.8.13Bismutohauchecornite
Ni
 
9
Bi
 
2
S
 
8
5.8.14Parkerite
Ni
 
3
Bi
 
2
S
 
2
5.8.15Hauchecornite
Ni
 
9
Bi(Sb,Bi)S
 
8
5.8.16Tellurohauchecornite
Ni
 
9
Bi(Te,Bi)S
 
8
5.8.17Lapieite
NiCuSbS
 
3
5.8.18Mückeite
NiCu(Bi,Sb)S
 
3
5.8.19Vozhminite
(Ni,Co)
 
4
(As,Sb)S
 
2

Other Names for Sakharovaite

Other Languages:
German:Sakharovait
Spanish:Sakharovaita

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 Sakharovaite

Reference List:

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American Mineralogist (1956): 41: 814.

American Mineralogist (1960): 45: 1134.

Trudy Mineralogicheskogo Muzeya Academii Nauk SSSR: 10: 148-149.

Can. Min. 44,1557-1560 (2006)

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    Bolivia
     
    • Oruro Department
      • Cercado Province
        • Oruro City
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    Slovakia
     
    • Košice Region
      • Spišská Nová Ves Co.
    Ďuďa R., Peterec D., 1995 : Die Mineralien der siderit - baryt lagersttäte von Rudňany ( Kotterbach ) in der Slowakei. Mineralien Welt /Haltern/, 1, s.20 - 31
    Uzbekistan
     
    • Tashkent Viloyati (Toshkent)
      • Pskem Range
        • Brichmulla Village
    American Mineralogist (1956) 41:814
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