Help mindat.org|Log In|Register|
Home PageMindat NewsThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusManagement TeamContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatSponsor a PageSponsored PagesTop Available PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on MindatThe Mindat Store
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryRandom MineralSearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportAdd Glossary Item
StatisticsMember ListBooks & MagazinesMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryHow to Link to MindatDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

Osmiridium

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
A variety of Iridium

A variety of Iridium rich in Osmium.
Originally reported from Urals Region, Russia.

Classification of Osmiridium

Discredited
mindat.org URL:
http://www.mindat.org/min-5675.html
Please feel free to link to this page.

Other Names for Osmiridium

Name in Other Languages:

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.

Internet Links for Osmiridium

Localities for Osmiridium

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
 
  • 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
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2015, except where stated. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: July 5, 2015 01:21:05 Page generated: June 30, 2015 13:46:14