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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.
Australia
 
  • New South Wales
    • Kennedy Co.
      • Condobolin district
        • Fifield
Carlo Tortorella
    • Rous Co.
G. A. Albertson Data
G. A. Albertson Data
      • Evans Head
G. A. Albertson Data
  • Tasmania
Bottrill, R. S.; 1989, Economic Geology Appendix A; Tasmanian Geol. Surv. Explanatory Rept. 73 ( Huntley.)
    • Beaconsfield district
Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
    • Corinna-Savage River district
      • Corinna
Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
    • Heazlewood district
Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
Bottrill & Baker, 2008, Catalogue of Minerals of Tasmania
Bottrill & Baker 2008
    • Huon district
      • Weld river
Bottrill & Baker (in prep) Catalogue of minerals of Tasmania
    • Wynyard district
M Latham collection
Canada
 
  • British Columbia
    • Atlin Mining Division
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Harris D C, Cabri L J (1973) The nomenclature of the natural alloys of osmium, iridium and ruthenium based on new compositional data of alloys from world-wide occurrences. The Canadian Mineralogist 12, 104-112
    • Cariboo Mining Division
      • Quesnel River area
Harris D C, Cabri L J (1973) The nomenclature of the natural alloys of osmium, iridium and ruthenium based on new compositional data of alloys from world-wide occurrences. The Canadian Mineralogist 12, 104-112
    • Similkameen Mining Division
      • Tulameen River
Nixon, G. T., Cabri, L. J., & Laflamme, J. G. (1990). Platinum-group-element mineralization in lode and placer deposits associated with the Tulameen Alaskan-type complex, British Columbia. The Canadian Mineralogist, 28(3), 503-535.
China
 
  • Hebei Province
    • Chengde Prefecture
      • Chengde Co.
        • Gaositai
Bilun Luo (1979): Geology and Prospecting 15(3), 11-15; Zuxiang Yu (1995): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 15(1), 1-4; Zuxiang Yu (1997): Acta Geologica Sinica 71(4), 486-490
Zuxiang Yu (1997): Acta Geologica Sinica 71(4), 486-490
      • Xinglong Co.
Yu Zuxiang (1981): Geological Review 27, 55-71.
  • Sichuan Province
    • Panzhihua Prefecture
      • Eastern District
  • Tibet Autonomous Region
    • Nagchu Prefecture (Naqu Prefecture)
      • Amdo Co. (Anduo Co.)
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
        • Dongqiao ophiolite (Donqiao ophiolite)
Shi, R.D., Zhi, X.C., O'Reilly, S.Y., Griffin, W.L., Pearson, N.J., Bai, W.J., Fang, Q.S., Alard, O., and Zhang, M. (2006): Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2006, A 583.
    • Shannan Prefecture (Lhokha Prefecture; Lhoka Prefecture)
      • Qusum Co. (Qusong Co.)
Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
Czech Republic
 
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Hradec Králové Region
      • Nová Paka (Neupaka)
Moravec, B.: Zajímavé nerosty z granátových náplavů v Podkrkonoší. Minerál, 2002, roč. 10 č. 4, s. 262-268.
France
 
  • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    • Bouches-du-Rhône
      • Aix-en-Provence
        • Peyrolles-en-Provence
Y. Moëlo : "Compte-rendu de la réunion "Systématique des Minéraux" du 23 novembre 1989", Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral.
Greece
 
  • Macedonia Department
    • Kozáni Prefecture
      • Kozáni and Grevena prefectures border area
        • Vourinos Mt ophiolite complex
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Auge, T. (1985). Platinum-group-mineral inclusions in ophiolitic chromitite from the Vourinos Complex, Greece. The Canadian Mineralogist, 23(2), 163-171.
Malaysia
 
  • Pahang
Geological Society of Malaysia Bulletin 15 (1982)
New Zealand
 
  • South Island
    • Parapara
www.med.govt.nz/crown_minerals/minerals/docs/comreports/report05_pgm.pdf.
    • Southland
5th International Platinum Symposium Bulletin of The Geological Society of Finland Number 61, Part 1,1989,1-64
      • Southland District
http://www.med.govt.nz/crown_minerals/minerals/docs/comreports/report05_pgm.pdf
Norway
 
  • Sør-Trøndelag
    • Røros
      • Feragen
Nilson, L. P. (1990): Platinum-group mineral inclusions in chromitite from the Osthammeren ultramafic tectonite body, South Central Norway. Mineralogy and Petrology 42: 249-263
Philippines
 
  • Mindanao
    • Southern Mindanao Region
      • Davao del Sur Province
Shaofeng Huang (2011): Geology and Exploration 47(5), 935-942
Russia
 
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Chukotskii Autonomous Okrug
      • Pekul'nei Range
        • Northern Pekul'nei River
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
    • Kamchatka Oblast'
      • Koryak Mts
    • Khabarovskiy Kray
      • Ayan-Maya district
        • Aldan shield
Cabri, L.J., Laflamme, H.H. Giles, (1997), Platinum Group Minerals from the Konder Massif, Russian Far East, Min Rec. 28, 97-106
  • 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
Heys Mineral Index 3rd ed.
    • Middle Urals
      • Sverdlovskaya Oblast'
        • Nizhnii Tagil
Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data
South Africa
 
  • Free State Province
    • Lejweleputswa District
Econ Geol (1989) 84:1651-1655
      • Witwatersrand field
        • Welkom
Econ Geol (1989) 84:1651-1655
Econ Geol (1989) 84:1651-1655
Minerals of South Africa
  • Mpumalanga Province
    • Eastern Bushveld Complex
      • Lydenburg
Minerals of South Africa
    • Witwatersrand field
USA
 
  • Alaska
    • Bethel Borough
      • Goodnews Bay
        • Salmon River - Red Mountain District
USGS Open-File Report 01-269
USGS Open-File Report 01-269
USGS Open-File Report 01-269
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Min Mag (1997) 61:367-375
USGS Open-File Report 01-269
      • Goodnews Bay District
U.S. Geological Survey, 2008, Alaska Resource Data File (ARDF): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1225.
    • Southeast Fairbanks Borough
      • Chistochina District
U.S. Geological Survey, 2008, Alaska Resource Data File (ARDF): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1225.
    • Yukon-Koyukuk Borough
      • Innoko District
Alaska Geological Survey Public-data F i l e 89-20
  • California
    • Humboldt Co.
      • Klamath Mts
        • Weitchpec District
          • Weitchpec
            • Klamath River
Logan, Clarence August (1918), Platinum and allied metals in California: California Mining Bureau. Bulletin 85, 120 pp.: 65, 109; Mertie, J.B. (1969) Economic geology of the platinum metals. USGS Professional Paper 630, 120 pp.: 94; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 41.
    • Nevada Co.
      • North San Juan District (Badger Hill District)
        • Yuba River
Sjoberg, J. and Gomes, J.M. (1980) Platinum-group minerals in California alluvial deposits. US Bureau of Mines, Reno Research Center, unpublished manuscript: 15, figure 1; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 45.
    • Sacramento Co.
      • Folsom District
        • Folsom
Sjoberg, J. and Gomes, J.M. (1980) Platinum-group minerals in California alluvial deposits. US Bureau of Mines, Reno Research Center, unpublished manuscript: 15, figure 1; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 43.
    • Siskiyou Co.
      • Klamath Mts
        • Forks of Salmon
Logan, Clarence August (1918), Platinum and allied metals in California: California Mining Bureau. Bulletin 85, 120 pp.: 66-67, 78-79; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 43.
        • Somes Bar
          • Sugarloaf
Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 44.
        • Yoakumville
Logan, Clarence August (1918), Platinum and allied metals in California: California Mining Bureau. Bulletin 85, 120 pp.: 66-67; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 43.
    • Tehama Co.
      • Klamath Mts
        • Beegum
Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 44.
    • Trinity Co.
      • Klamath Mts
Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 45.
        • Junction City District
          • Junction City
            • Red Hill
Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 45.
        • Weaverville District
          • Douglas City
Sjoberg, J. and Gomes, J.M. (1980) Platinum-group minerals in California alluvial deposits. US Bureau of Mines, Reno Research Center, unpublished manuscript: 15; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 45.
        • Willow Creek District
          • Salyer
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10109530.
    • Yuba Co.
      • Hammonton District (Yuba River District; Yuba Gold Field; Yuba Dredge Field; Yuba Consolidated Gold Fields)
        • Hammonton
Sjoberg, J. and Gomes, J.M. (1980) Platinum-group minerals in California alluvial deposits. US Bureau of Mines, Reno Research Center, unpublished manuscript: 15; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 45.
  • Nevada
    • Clark Co.
      • Spring Mts
        • Goodsprings District
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
  • Oregon
    • Coos Co.
Bird, J. M., and W. A. Bassett (1980), Evidence of a Deep Mantle History in Terrestrial Osmium-Iridium-Ruthenium Alloys, J. Geophys. Res., 85(B10), 5461–5470.
    • Josephine Co.
      • Josephine Creek District
www.geo.cornell.edu/geology/faculty/Bird.html.
Zimbabwe
 
  • Midlands
    • Gweru District (Gwelo District)
Rocks & Minerals (1955) 30:464-471
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