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Rheniite

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Formula:
ReS2
System:
Triclinic
Colour:
Black, red translucent
This page provides mineralogical data about Rheniite.

Classification of Rheniite

Approved 2004
2.EB.35

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
E : Metal Sulfides, M: S <= 1:2
B : M:S = 1:2, with Fe, Co, Ni, PGE, etc.
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Type Occurrence of Rheniite

General Appearance of Type Material:
Millimetric, wedge-shaped crystals that are dark red translucent.

Physical Properties of Rheniite

Metallic
Diaphaneity (Transparency):
Translucent
Colour:
Black, red translucent

Crystallography of Rheniite

Crystal System:
Triclinic

Chemical Properties of Rheniite

Formula:
ReS2
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Rheniite to other Species

2.EB.05aAurostibiteAuSb2
2.EB.05bBambollaiteCu(Se,Te)2
2.EB.05aCattieriteCoS2
2.EB.05aErlichmaniteOsS2
2.EB.05aFukuchiliteCu3FeS8
2.EB.05aGeversitePtSb2
2.EB.05aHaueriteMnS2
2.EB.05aInsizwaitePt(Bi,Sb)2
2.EB.05aKrut'aiteCuSe2
2.EB.05aLauriteRuS2
2.EB.05aPenroseite(Ni,Co,Cu)Se2
2.EB.05aPyriteFeS2
2.EB.05aSperrylitePtAs2
2.EB.05aTrogtaliteCoSe2
2.EB.05aVaesiteNiS2
2.EB.05aVillamaninite(Cu,Ni,Co,Fe)S2
2.EB.05aDzharkeniteFeSe2
2.EB.05aGaotaiiteIr3Te8
2.EB.10bAlloclasiteCo1-xFexAsS
2.EB.10dCostibiteCoSbS
2.EB.10aFerroseliteFeSe2
2.EB.10aFrohbergiteFeTe2
2.EB.10cGlaucodot(Co0.50Fe0.50)AsS
2.EB.10aKulleruditeNiSe2
2.EB.10aMarcasiteFeS2
2.EB.10aMattagamiteCoTe2
2.EB.10eParacostibiteCoSbS
2.EB.10ePararammelsbergiteNiAs2
2.EB.10fOeniteCoSbAs
2.EB.15aAnduoite(Ru,Os)As2
2.EB.15aClinosaffloriteCoAs2
2.EB.15aLöllingiteFeAs2
2.EB.15aNisbiteNiSb2
2.EB.15aOmeiite(Os,Ru)As2
2.EB.15cPaxiteCuAs2
2.EB.15aRammelsbergiteNiAs2
2.EB.15aSafflorite(Co,Ni,Fe)As2
2.EB.15bSeinäjokite(Fe,Ni)(Sb,As)2
2.EB.20ArsenopyriteFeAsS
2.EB.20GudmunditeFeSbS
2.EB.20Osarsite(Os,Ru)AsS
2.EB.20Ruarsite(Ru,Os)AsS
2.EB.25CobaltiteCoAsS
2.EB.25GersdorffiteNiAsS
2.EB.25Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
2.EB.25Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsS
2.EB.25JolliffeiteNiAsSe
2.EB.25KrutoviteNiAs2
2.EB.25MaslovitePtBiTe
2.EB.25MicheneritePdBiTe
2.EB.25PadmaitePdBiSe
2.EB.25PlatarsitePtAsS
2.EB.25TestibiopalladitePdTe(Sb,Te)
2.EB.25TolovkiteIrSbS
2.EB.25UllmanniteNiSbS
2.EB.25Willyamite(Co,Ni)SbS
2.EB.25ChangchengiteIrBiS
2.EB.25MayingiteIrBiTe
2.EB.25Hollingsworthite
2.EB.25KalungaitePdAsSe
2.EB.25MilotaitePdSbSe
2.EB.30UrvantsevitePd(Bi,Pb)2

Other Names for Rheniite

Name in Other Languages:
Dutch:Rheniiet
German:Rheniit
Spanish:Rheniita

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 Rheniite

Reference List:
Kelty S.P., Ruppert A.F., Chianelli R.R., Ren, J., Whangbo, M-H. (1994): Jour. Amer. Chem. Soc., 116, 7857-7863.

Murray H.H., Kelty S.P., Chianelli R.R., Day C.S. (1994): Inorg.Chem., 33, 4418-4420.

Korzhinsky M.A., Tkachenko S.I., Shmulovich K.I., Taran Y.A., Steinberg G.S. (1994): Nature, 369, 51-20.

Canadian Mineralogist (2005) 43, 834.

V. S. Znamensky, M. A. Korzhinsky, G. S. Steinberg, S. I. Trachenko, A. I. Yakushev, I. P. Laputina, I. A. Bryzgalov, N. D. Samotoin, L. O. Magazina, O. V. Kuzmina, N. I. Organova, V. A. Rassulov & I. V. Chaplygin (2005), Rheniite, ReS2, the natural rhenium disulphide from fumaroles of of Kudryavy volcano, Iturup Island, Kurile Islands. (Russian with English abstract) Zapiski Vserossiyskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva (Proceedings of the Russian Mineralogical Society), 134(5), 32–40.

http://www.cnt.ru/users/yakushev/rhenium/

Internet Links for Rheniite

Specimens:
The following Rheniite specimens are currently listed for sale on minfind.com.

Localities for Rheniite

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.
Botswana
 
  • North-East District
    • Francistown District
Maier, W.D., Barnes, S.-J., Chinyepi, G., Barton, Jr., J.M., Eglington, B., and Setshedi, I. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 37-60.
Brazil
 
  • Minas Gerais
    • Fortaleza de Minas
Marchetto (1990) Econ Geol 85:921-927
Canada
 
  • Ontario
    • Sudbury District
      • Garson Township
LeFort, D.T. (2012) A mineralogical and fluid inclusion study of modified, contact style Ni-Cu-PGE ores in the #1 and #4 shear zones, Garson Mine, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. Unpublished M.Sc thesis, Saint Mary's University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. 189p.
Greece
 
  • Thraki Department (Thrace; Thracia)
    • Évros Prefecture
      • Alexandroupoli (Alexandroupolis)
Voudouris, Panagiotis C.; Melfos, Vasilios; Spry, Paul G.; Bindi, Luca; Kartal, Tamara; Arikas, Kyriakos; Moritz, Robert; Ortelli, Melissa (2009): Rhenium-rich molybdenite and rheniite in the Pagoni Rachi Mo-Cu-Te-Ag-Au prospect, Northern Greece: implications for the Re geochemistry of porphyry-style Cu-Mo and Mo mineralization. Canadian Mineralogist 47, 1013-1036. ; Voudouris, P.C., Melfos, V., Spry, P.G., Kartal, T., Schleicher, H., Moritz, R., Ortelli, M. (2013): The Pagoni Rachi/Kirki Cu-Mo±Re±Au deposit, northern Greece: mineralogical and fluid inclusion constraints on the evolution of a telescoped porphyry-epithermal system. Canadian Mineralogist 51, 253-284.
    • Xánthi Prefecture
      • Kassiteres-Sapes area
Panagiotis Voudouris, Vasilios Melfos, Paul G. Spry, Luca Bindi, Robert Moritz, Melissa Ortelli and Tamara Kartal (2013) Extremely Re-Rich Molybdenite from Porphyry Cu-Mo-Au Prospects in Northeastern Greece: Mode of Occurrence, Causes of Enrichment, and Implications for Gold Exploration. Minerals 3, 165-191.
Japan
 
  • Hokkaido
    • Iburi Province
Bernard & Dumortier (1986): Proceedings 11th International Conference Electron Microscopy, 1691-1692
Africano, F., & Bernard, A. (2000). Acid alteration in the fumarolic environment of Usu volcano, Hokkaido, Japan. Journal of volcanology and geothermal research, 97(1), 475-495.
    • Nemuro subprefecture
      • Etorofu island
        • Shibetoro-gun
          • Shibetoro-mura
Canadian Mineralogist (2005) 43, 834.
Russia (TL)
 
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Sakhalinskaya Oblast'
      • Kuril Islands
        • Iturup Island
Znamenskiy V.S., Korzhinsky M.A., Steinberg G.S., Tkachenko S.I., Yakushev A.I., Laputina I.P., Bryzgalov I.A., Samotoin N.D., Magazina L.O., Kuzmina O.V., Organova N.I., Rassulov V.A., Chaplygin I.V. (2005): Zapiski Vse.Mineral.Obshch., 134(5), 32-40
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