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Tsumoite

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Formula:
BiTe
System:
Trigonal
Colour:
Silver-white
Hardness:
2½ - 3
Name:
Named after its discovery locality, the Tsumo Mine, Shimane Prefecture, Japan.
This page provides mineralogical data about Tsumoite.

Classification of Tsumoite

Approved
Approval Year:
1972
2.DC.05

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
D : Metal Sulfides, M: S = 3 :4 and 2:3
C : Variable M:S
2.8.20.1

2 : SULFIDES
8 : AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
3.7.26

3 : Sulphides, Selenides, Tellurides, Arsenides and Bismuthides (except the arsenides, antimonides and bismuthides of Cu, Ag and Au, which are included in Section 1)
7 : Sulphides etc. of V, As, Sb and Bi
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Type Occurrence of Tsumoite

General Appearance of Type Material:
irregular aggregates up to one cm across in a clinopyroxene-garnet-quartz skarn
Place of Conservation of Type Material:
University Museum, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Tokyo, Japan
Geological Setting of Type Material:
skarn
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Physical Properties of Tsumoite

Metallic
Diaphaneity (Transparency):
Opaque
Colour:
Silver-white
Hardness (Mohs):
2½ - 3
Hardness (Vickers):
VHN15=68 kg/mm2
Cleavage:
Perfect
basal
Density:
8.16(5) g/cm3 (Measured)    8.23 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Crystallography of Tsumoite

Crystal System:
Trigonal
Class (H-M):
3m (3 2/m) - Hexagonal Scalenohedral
Space Group:
P3 1m
Space Group Setting:
P3 1m
Cell Parameters:
a = 4.42Å, c = 24.05Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 5.441
Unit Cell Volume:
V 406.90 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
3

Optical Data of Tsumoite

Type:
Anisotropic
Colour in reflected light:
white with a faintly creamy tint

Chemical Properties of Tsumoite

Formula:
BiTe
All elements listed in formula:
Common Impurities:
Pb

Relationship of Tsumoite to other Species

Other Members of Group:
IngoditeBi2TeS
KawazuliteBi2Te2Se
SkippeniteBi2TeSe2
SulphotsumoiteBi3Te2S
TelluronevskiteBi3TeSe2
TetradymiteBi2Te2S
VihorlatiteBi24Se17Te4
2.DC.05HedleyiteBi7Te3
2.DC.05IkunoliteBi4(S,Se)3
2.DC.05IngoditeBi2TeS
2.DC.05Joséite-BBi4Te2S
2.DC.05KawazuliteBi2Te2Se
2.DC.05LaitakariteBi4Se2S
2.DC.05NevskiteBi(Se,S)
2.DC.05ParaguanajuatiteBi2Se3
2.DC.05PilseniteBi4Te3
2.DC.05SkippeniteBi2TeSe2
2.DC.05SulphotsumoiteBi3Te2S
2.DC.05TellurantimonySb2Te3
2.DC.05TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3
2.DC.05TetradymiteBi2Te2S
2.DC.05BaksaniteBi6Te2S3
2.DC.05Joséite-CBi16Te3S9
2.DC.05ProtojoséiteBi3(Te,S)2
2.DC.05SztrókayiteBi3TeS2
2.DC.05VihorlatiteBi24Se17Te4
2.DC.05TelluronevskiteBi3TeSe2
2.DC.05UM1983-09-S:BiPbTePbBi3S2Te
3.7.1PatróniteVS4
3.7.2DuranusiteAs4S
3.7.3DimorphiteAs4S3
3.7.4RealgarAs4S4
3.7.5PararealgarAs4S4
3.7.6AlacrániteAs8S9
3.7.7UzoniteAs4S5
3.7.8OrpimentAs2S3
3.7.9Jeromite
3.7.10LaphamiteAs2(Se,S)3
3.7.11GetchelliteAsSbS3
3.7.12Wakabayashilite[(As,Sb)6S9][As4S5]
3.7.13PääkköneniteSb2AsS2
3.7.14StibniteSb2S3
3.7.15MetastibniteSb2S3
3.7.16TellurantimonySb2Te3
3.7.17BismuthiniteBi2S3
3.7.18NevskiteBi(Se,S)
3.7.19GuanajuatiteBi2Se3
3.7.21IkunoliteBi4(S,Se)3
3.7.22LaitakariteBi4Se2S
3.7.23PoubaitePbBi2(Se,Te,S)4
3.7.24TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3
3.7.25SoučekitePbCuBi(S,Se)3
3.7.27PilseniteBi4Te3
3.7.28HedleyiteBi7Te3
3.7.29TetradymiteBi2Te2S
3.7.30JoséiteBi4TeS2
3.7.31Joséite-BBi4Te2S
3.7.32IngoditeBi2TeS
3.7.33SulphotsumoiteBi3Te2S
3.7.34KawazuliteBi2Te2Se
3.7.36SkippeniteBi2TeSe2
3.7.37KochkaritePbBi4Te7
3.7.38RucklidgeitePbBi2Te4
3.7.39AleksitePbBi2Te2S2
3.7.40JunoiteCu2Pb3Bi8(S,Se)16

Other Names for Tsumoite

Name in Other Languages:
German:Tsumoit
Japanese:都茂鉱
Russian:Цумоит
Simplified Chinese:楚碲铋矿
三方碲铋矿
Spanish:Tsumoita

Other Information

Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for Tsumoite

Reference List:
Shimazaki H, Ozawa T (1978) Tsumoite, BiTe, a new mineral from the Tsumo mine, Japan, American Mineralogist, 63, 1162-1165

Bayliss P (1991) Crystal chemistry and crystallography of some minerals in the tetradymite group, American Mineralogist, 76, 257-265

Cook, N. J., Ciobanu, C. L., Wagner, T., Stanley, C. J. (2007): Minerals of the system Bi-Te-Se-S related to the tetradymite archetype: review of classification and compositional variation. Canadian Mineralogist 45, 665-708.

Internet Links for Tsumoite

Localities for Tsumoite

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 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.
Australia
 
  • Tasmania
    • Tyndall Valley
Carolyn Timms, unpub talk, 2013
  • Victoria
    • Benambra
      • Morass Creek gorge
  • Western Australia
    • Boddington Shire
      • Boddington
[MinRec 39:476]
    • Yilgarn Shire
      • Marvel Loch
Meinert, 1992. Skarns & Skarn Deposits; Econ Geol (1997) 92:181-209
Austria
 
  • Carinthia
    • Hohe Tauern
      • Goldberg group
        • Innerfragant
          • Wurten
            • Alteck
G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Bergbau in Westkärnten
Bulgaria
 
  • Pazardzhik Oblast (Pazardjik Oblast)
    • Panagyurishte (Panagurishte) Obshtina
      • Levski
Bogdanov, K., Tsonev, D., Popov, K. (2004): Mineral assemblages and genesis of the Cu-Au epithermal deposits in the southern part of the Panagyurishte ore district, Bulgaria. In: Proceedings of the 10th International Congress, Thessaloniki, April 2004.; Bogdanov, K., Tsonev, D., & Popov, K. (2004). Mineral Assemblages And Genesis Of The Cu-Au Epithermal Deposits In The Southern Part Of The Panaguyrishte Ore District, Bulgaria. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece, 36:406-415
Canada
 
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
    • Newfoundland
      • Baie Verte Peninsula
        • Baie Verte
          • Consolidated Rambler mine (Rambler Mine)
Brueckner, S. M., Piercey, S. J., Layne, G. D., Piercey, G., & Sylvester, P. J. (2015). Variations of sulphur isotope signatures in sulphides from the metamorphosed Ming Cu (− Au) volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit, Newfoundland Appalachians, Canada. Mineralium Deposita, 50(5), 619-640.
  • Ontario
    • Sudbury District
      • Blezard Township
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
      • Broder Township
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
      • Creighton-Davies Township
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
      • Denison Township
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
      • Drury Township
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
      • Garson Township
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
      • Levack Township
        • Fraser mine
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., (2003), Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., (2003), Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
      • MacLennan Township
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
      • McKim Township
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
      • Norman Township
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., (2003), Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
      • Snider Township
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
China
 
  • Guangdong Province
    • Shanwei Prefecture
      • Lufeng Co.
Furong Huang (1998): Acta Geoscientia Sinica 19(1), 50-58; Furong Huang (2001): Geology of Chemical Minerals 25(1), 8-10
  • Sichuan Province
    • Ya'an Prefecture
      • Shimian Co.
Yuchuan Chen, Jianzhao Yin, Jianxiong Zhou, Jingwen Mao, Baichuan Yang, and Yaonan Luo (1994): Scientia Geologica Sinica 29(2), 165-167; Baohua Li, Zhimin Cao, Jingfu Jin, and Chunqi Wen (1999): Scientia Geologica Sinica 34(4), 463-472; Chunqi Wen, Zhimin Cao, Baohua Li, and Xiaojun Luo (2002): Journal of Chengdu University of Technology 29(5), 526-532
  • Xinjiang Autonomous Region
    • Hami Prefecture (Kumul Prefecture; Qumul Prefecture)
      • Hami Co. (Kumul Co.; Qumul Co.)
        • Huangshan-Jing'erquan ore belt
Xiangcheng Bao (1994): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 15(1), 53-57
  • Yunnan Province
    • Dali Autonomous Prefecture
      • Heqing Co.
Zhou, H., Sun, X., Fu, Y., Lin, H., Jiang, L. (2016): Mineralogy and mineral chemistry of Bi-minerals: Constraints on ore genesis of the Beiya giant porphyry-skarn gold deposit, southwestern China. Ore Geology Reviews (in press); http://forum.amiminerals.it/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=12853 (2016)
Cuba
 
  • Camagüey Province
    • Camagüey District
      • Guáimaro
López K Jesús M., Moreira Jesús, Gandarillas José (2006): GEOLOGY OF THE FLORENCIA GOLD – TELLURIDE DEPOSIT (CAMAGÜEY, CUBA) AND SOME METALLURGICAL CONSIDERATIONS. Earth Sciences Research Journal 10(2), 105-116.
Czech Republic
 
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Central Bohemia Region
      • Dobříš (Doberschisch)
        • Nový Knín
Jiri Sejkora (2009) Journal of Geosciences, 54, #1, 73-82.
      • Příbram
C.Auer (2014)
        • Dubenec
Litochleb J., Sejkora J., Šrein V. 2006: The Au-Ag-Sb-Bi-Te mineralization from the deposit Bytíz (Mine 19), The Příbram uranium-polymetallic ore district, Czech Republic. Mineralogia Polonica - Special Papers, vol. 28, 133-135
    • Plzeň Region
      • Planá u Mariánských Lázní (Plan)
Scharmová, M.: Nové nálezy selenidů a telluridů na uranových ložiskách Zadní Chodov a Vítkov II. Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 1998, roč. 6, s. 212-216.
      • Sušice (Schüttenhofen)
Vavřín, I.: Nové poznatky o selenidech Českého masívu. Bulletin Mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 1994, roč. 2, s. 82-89.
  • Moravia (Mähren; Maehren)
    • Olomouc Region
      • Jeseník
Fojt, B., Hauk, J., Kotrba, Z.: Mineralogie zlata a doprovodných minerálů ze Zlatého chlumu u Jeseníku. Věstník ÚÚG, 1988, 63, 2.
    • Vysočina Region
      • Havlíčkův Brod (Německý Brod; Deutschbrod)
Pauliš, P.: Nejzajímavější mineralogická naleziště Čech II. Kutná Hora: Kuttna, 2003, s. 96 - 98.; Pašava, J., Vavřín, I., Frýda, J., Janoušek, V., & Jelínek, E. (2003). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Platinum-group elements in the Ransko gabbro–peridotite massif, Bohemian Massif (Czech Republic). Mineralium Deposita, 38(3), 298-311.
Finland
 
  • Eastern Finland Region
Hytönen,K. (1999): Suomen Mineraalit. Geologian tutkimuskeskus. Erillisjulkaisu, Jyväskylä, 399 pp (p.346)
http://www.gsf.fi/explor/gold/kivisuo.htm
Kojonen, Kari, Johanson, Bo, Pakkanen, Lassi and O´Brien, Hugh 1991. Ilomantsin Korvilansuo Au-malmiaiheen mineralogiaa ja petrografiaa, 40 s. Geologian Tutkimuskeskus arkistoraportti M19/4244/-91/1/42.
Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Pampalo(Ward)-Gold Database.
  • Northern Finland Region
    • Suomussalmi
Eilu, P. (2003). Exploration for orogenic gold deposits. Fennoscandian Exploration and Mining 2003. Rovaniemi, Finland
  • Southwestern Finland Region
    • Huittinen
http://www.gsf.fi/explor/gold/jokisivu.htm; Eilu, P. (2003). Exploration for orogenic gold deposits. Fennoscandian Exploration and Mining 2003. Rovaniemi, Finland
Greece
 
  • Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika)
    • Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium)
      • Lavrion District Mines
        • Plaka
          • Plaka Mines
Kolitsch, U., Rieck, B. and Voudouris, P. (2015): Mineralogy and genesis of the Lavrion ore deposit: new insights from the study of ore and accessory minerals. MinPet 2015, Leoben, Austria, September 10-13; abstract in Mitt. Österr. Mineral. Ges. 161, 66.
India
 
  • Karnataka
    • Kolar District
Safonov, Yu.G. et al (1984) Journal of the Geological Society of India, 25, 33, 145-154.
  • Maharashtra
    • Gondpipri complex
Dora, M., Singh, H., Kundu, A., Shareef, M., Randive, K., & Joshi, S. (2014). Tsumoite (BiTe) and associated Ni-PGE mineralization from Gondpipri mafic-ultramafic complex, Bastar Craton, Central India: mineralogy and genetic significance. Open Geosciences, 6(4), 506-517.
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Chubu Region
      • Nagano Prefecture
        • Chino City
Satoshi Matsubara, Ritsuro Miyawaki, Kazumi Yokoyama, Masako Shigeoka, Akira Harada, Takashi Yamada, Kazuko Kawashima, Koichi Shimizu, Hiroshi Miyajima (2010) Bi-Te minerals from the Mukaidani mine, Chino City, Nagano Prefecture, Japan. (Meeting of the Mineralogical Society of Japan)
    • Chugoku Region
      • Shimane Prefecture
        • Masuda
Amer.Min.(1978) 63, 1162-1165; Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Mexico
 
  • Sonora
    • Mun. de Moctezuma
Lapis 2001(1), 11-40
  • Zacatecas
    • Mun. de Zacatecas
      • Francisco I. Madero
Canet, C., Camprubí, A., González-Partida, E., Linares, C., Alfonso, P., Piñeiro-Fernández, F., and Prol-Ledesma, R.M. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 423-435.
Norway
 
  • Nordland
    • Fauske
      • Sulitjelma
Cook, N. J. (1996): Mineralogy of the sulphide deposits at Sulitjelma, northern Norway. Ore Geology Reviews 11: 303-308
  • Telemark
    • Seljord
      • Svartdal
        • Bleka
Larsen, A.O. & Topa,D.(2015): Eclarite from Bleka, Svartdal, Telemark county, Norway. Norsk Mineralsymposium 2015, 65-68
Romania
 
  • Hunedoara Co.
    • Stanija (Sztanizsa)
Cook, N. J., & Ciobanu, C. L. (2003). Cervelleite, Ag4TeS, from three localities in Romania, substitution of Cu, and the occurrence of the associated phase, Ag2Cu2TeS. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie-Monatshefte, 2003(7), 321-336.
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia)
      • Indigirka River Basin
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
      • Stanovoi Range
        • Sutamskii Region
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
      • Tenkeli Au-W-Sn district
Gamyanin, G. N.; Bortnikov, N. S.; Zhdanov, Yu. Ya.; Zayakina, N. V.; Mokhov, A. V.; Popova, S. K.; Suknev, V. S. (2007): New Pb-​As-​bearing eulytite from the Galechnoe ore deposit, eastern Yakutia, Russia. Doklady Earth Sciences 413, 300-303.
    • Transbaikalia (Zabaykalye)
      • Chitinskaya Oblast'
        • Vershino-Darasunskiy
          • Darasun Au deposit
Bryzgalov, I. A., Krivitskaya, N. N., & Spiridonov, E. M. (2007, November). First finding of nisbite and aurostibite in the eastern Transbaikal region. In Doklady Earth Sciences (Vol. 417, No. 1, pp. 1265-1267). MAIK Nauka/Interperiodica.
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Magadanskaya Oblast'
      • Upper Chelomzha River
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
  • Northern Caucasus Region
    • Kabardino-Balkarian Republic
      • Baksan Valley
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Kulikov, I. V., & Boyarskaya, R. V. (1989). Hydrosaline melts in inclusions in fluorite from the Tyrnyauz Deposit. International Geology Review, 31(10), 1039-1054.
  • Northern Region
    • Karelia Republic
      • Ladoga Region
        • Pitkyaranta District (Pitkäranta District)
V. I. Ivashchenko, O. B. Lavrov, K. Sundblad and A. N. Toritsin (2007) Au-Ag-Bi-Te-Se vein mineralization at Roikonkoski, Karelia, northern Lake Ladoga region. Geological Survey of Finland, Guide 53 pp 51-56
      • Northern Karelia
        • Kostomuksha
          • Kostomuksha Fe deposit
Kuleshevich, L.V., and Gor’kovets, V.Y. (2008): Geology of Ore Deposits 50(7), 599-608.
Safonov, Y. G., Volkov, A. V., Vol’fson, A. A., Genkin, A. D., Krylova, T. L., & Chugaev, A. V. (2003). The Maisk Quartz Gold Deposit (Northern Karelia): Geological, Mineralogical, and Geochemical Studies and Some Genetic Problems. Geol. Rudn. Mestorozhd, 45(5), 429-451.
  • Urals Region
    • Middle Urals
      • Sverdlovskaya Oblast'
        • Ekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk)
Pavel M. Kartashov data
    • Southern Urals
      • Chelyabinsk Oblast'
Vikent’eva, O. V., & Bortnikov, N. S. The Large Svetlinsk Au-Te Deposit, South Urals: Telluride Mineralization for Genetic Reconstructions. MINERAL RESOURCES IN A SUSTAINABLE WORLD • 13th SGA Biennial Meeting 2015. Proceedings, Volume 2 pp851-854
Slovakia
 
  • Banská Bystrica Region
    • Brezno Co.
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
    • Rimavská Sobota Co.
Koděra et all.,1990: Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, I-III, 1590p
Ferenc Š., 2004: Nové výskyty minerálov telúru v západnej časti Slovenského rudohoria. Mineralia Slovaca, 36, 3-4, 317-322. (in Slovak)
Sweden
 
  • Södermanland
    • Nyköping
      • Tunaberg
NJMAh 165, 123
EurJMin (1993) 5, 165-170.
  • Värmland
    • Arvika
      • Glava
Bonev, I. K., Petrunov, R., Cook, N. J., & Ciobanu, C. L. (2005). Kostovite and its argentian varieties: Deposits and mineral associations. Geochem. Mineral. Petrol.(Bulg. Acad. Sci.), 42, 1-22.
  • Västerbotten
    • Boliden
No reference listed
    • Sandfors
Grensman, F. (1989): Björkdalsgruvan. NAGS-nytt 16(2), 15.; Nysten, P. (1990): Tsumoite from the Björkdal gold deposit, Västerbotten County, northern Sweden. GFF 112, 59-60.; Mäki, T. (1997). Volcanic hosted massive sulphide and gold deposits in the Skellefte district, Sweden and western Finland. Geological Survey of Finland.
T. Wikström, thesis from Stockholm University
USA
 
  • Michigan
    • Marquette Co.
      • Ishpeming Greenstone belt (Marquette Greenstone belt)
Mineralogy of Michigan (E. W. Heinrich & G. W. Robinson)
  • New Mexico
    • Hidalgo Co.
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Uzbekistan
 
  • Kyzylkum Desert
    • Central Kyzylkum Region
      • Zarafshan
        • Muruntau ore field
Koneev, R.I., Turesebekov, A.H., Ignatikov, E.N., Vasilevsky, B.B., and Rakhimov, R.R. (2005), In: Jingwen Mao and Bierlein, F.P. (Eds.): Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge, Vol. 1, 1403-1406; Rustam Koneev, Evgeniy Ignatikov, Arpay Turesebekov, Umid Aripov, Rustam Khalmatov, Obidjon Kodirov, Miraziz Usmanov (2005) Gold ore deposits of Uzbekistan: Geochemistry and nanomineralogy of tellurium and selenium. IGCP Project 486, 2005 Field Workshop, Kiten, Bulgaria, 14-19 September 2005
Koneev, R.I., Turesebekov, A.H., Ignatikov, E.N., Vasilevsky, B.B., and Rakhimov, R.R. (2005), In: Jingwen Mao and Bierlein, F.P. (Eds.): Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge, Vol. 1, 1403-1406
  • Samarkand Viloyati (Samarqand)
    • North Nuratau Mts
      • Zarmitan
Torsten Graupner, Samuel Niedermann, Dieter Rhede, Ulf Kempe, Reimar Seltmann, C. Terry Williams and Reiner Klemd (2010): Multiple sources for mineralizing fluids in the Charmitan gold(-tungsten) mineralization (Uzbekistan). Mineralium Deposita 45, 667-682. ; Rustam Koneev, Evgeniy Ignatikov, Arpay Turesebekov, Umid Aripov, Rustam Khalmatov, Obidjon Kodirov, Miraziz Usmanov (2005) Gold ore deposits of Uzbekistan: Geochemistry and nanomineralogy of tellurium and selenium. IGCP Project 486, 2005 Field Workshop, Kiten, Bulgaria, 14-19 September 2005
  • Tashkent Viloyati (Toshkent)
    • Angren Region
      • Chatkal-Kuraminskii Range
Plotinskaya, O. Y., Kovalenker, V. A., Seltmann, R., & Stanley, C. J. (2006). Te and Se mineralogy of the high-sulfidation Kochbulak and Kairagach epithermal gold telluride deposits (Kurama Ridge, Middle Tien Shan, Uzbekistan). Mineralogy and Petrology, 87(3-4), 187-207.; Kovalenker, V. A., Safonov, Y. G., Naumov, V. B., & Rusinov, V. L. (1997). The Epithermal Gold-Telluride Kochbulak Deposit. Geology of Ore Deposits C/C of Geologiia Rudnykh Mestorozhdenii, 39, 107-128.
Vietnam
 
  • Son La Province
    • Bac Yen District
      • Ban Phuc
Can Min 39, (2), 2001, 573-589
Zimbabwe
 
  • Masvingo
    • Chiredzi Mining District (Hartley Mining District)
      • Chiredzi
Oberthür, T., Weiser, T. W., Gast, L., & Kojonen, K. (2003). Geochemistry and mineralogy of platinum-group elements at Hartley Platinum Mine, Zimbabwe. Mineralium Deposita, 38(3), 327-343.
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