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Cuproauride

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Formula:
Cu3Au
Auricupride group


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Classification of CuproaurideHide

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959), Questionable
1.AA.10a

1 : ELEMENTS (Metals and intermetallic alloys; metalloids and nonmetals; carbides, silicides, nitrides, phosphides)
A : Metals and Intermetallic Alloys
A : Copper-cupalite family
1.1.2.3

1 : NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
1 : Metals, other than the Platinum Group

Chemical Properties of CuproaurideHide

Formula:
Cu3Au

Other Language Names for CuproaurideHide

Simplified Chinese:铜金矿

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

1.AA.05AluminiumAlIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.AA.05CopperCuIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.AA.05Electrum(Au, Ag)
1.AA.05GoldAuIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.AA.05LeadPbIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.AA.05NickelNiIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.AA.05SilverAgIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.AA.05UM2004-08-E:AuCuPd(Cu,Pd,Au)
1.AA.05UM1991-06-E:AuCuAu3Cu
1.AA.10aAuricuprideCu3AuOrth.
1.AA.10bTetra-auricuprideAuCuTet.
1.AA.15AnyuiiteAuPb2Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I4/mcm
1.AA.15Khatyrkite(Cu,Zn)Al2Tet.
1.AA.15IodineI2
1.AA.15NovodnepriteAuPb3Tet. 4 2m : I4 2m
1.AA.15UM1985-02-E:AlZn(Zn,Cu)Al2
1.AA.20Cupalite(Cu,Zn)AlOrth.
1.AA.25HunchuniteAu2PbIso.

Related Minerals - Dana Grouping (8th Ed.)Hide

1.1.2.1AuricuprideCu3AuOrth.
1.1.2.2Tetra-auricuprideAuCuTet.
1.1.2.3YuanjiangiteAuSnHex.
1.1.2.4UM1991-06-E:AuCuAu3Cu

Other InformationHide

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 CuproaurideHide

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Doklady Akad. Nauk SSSR 24,454 (1939)
Am. Min. 62, 593(1977)[abstract]
Am. Min. 78, 676(1993)[abstract]

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Localities for CuproaurideHide

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Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
China
 
  • Tibet Autonomous Region
    • Ngari Prefecture
      • Gê'gyai Co. (Geji Co.)
Zhijun Li, Juxing Tang, Xiaofeng Yao, Ji Duo, Hongfei Liu, Shilin Deng, Zhi Zhang, Jinshu Zhang, and Zhenghua Hu (2011): Mineral Deposits 30(6), 1149-1153
Russia
 
  • Northern Region
    • Arkhangel'skaja Oblast'
      • Franz Josef Land Archipelago
Sklyarov, E.V., Karyakin, Yu.V., Karmanov, N.S., Tolstykh, N.D. (2016): Platinum-group minerals in dolerites from Alexandra Land Island: (Franz Josef Land Archipelago). Russian Geology and Geophysic: 57: 834–841; http://forum.amiminerals.it/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=12789 (2016)
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