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Unnamed (Cu-Sb Selenide)

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The Se analogue of chalcostibite.

Classification of Unnamed (Cu-Sb Selenide)

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Occurrences of Unnamed (Cu-Sb Selenide)

Geological Setting:
Uranium- and selenium-bearing calcite veins in a U-Hg-Mo deposit

Physical Properties of Unnamed (Cu-Sb Selenide)

Diaphaneity (Transparency):
Hardness (Vickers):

Optical Data of Unnamed (Cu-Sb Selenide)


Reflectance graph
Graph shows reflectance levels at different wavelengths (in nm). Top of box is 100%. Peak reflectance is 36.5%.
R1 shown in black, R2 shown in red
Colour in reflected light:
White with a yellowish hue

Chemical Properties of Unnamed (Cu-Sb Selenide)

All elements listed in formula:
Analytical Data:
Average values out of 12 electron microprobe determinations, in weight percent
Cu (17.42)
Hg (1.65)
Ni (0.02)
Fe (0.05)
Se (45.80)
S (0.11)
Sb (34.08)
As (0.58)

sum (99.71)
Empirical Formula:

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 Unnamed (Cu-Sb Selenide)

Reference List:
Luming Chen, Deren Li, Guangxing Wang, and Qifa Zhang (1995): A study of two unnamed selenide minerals. Acta Mineralogica Sinica 15(4), 418-421 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Jambor, J.L., Grew, E.S., and Roberts, A.C. (1996): New Mineral Names. American Mineralogist 81, 1513-1518.

Internet Links for Unnamed (Cu-Sb Selenide)

Localities for Unnamed (Cu-Sb Selenide)

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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.
Luming Chen, Deren Li, Guangxing Wang, and Qifa Zhang (1995): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 15(4), 418-421
Czech Republic
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Central Bohemia Region
      • Příbram
        • Háje
Pavel Škácha, Jakub Plášil, Jiří Sejkora, Viktor Goliáš (2015): Sulfur-rich antimonselite, Sb2(Se,S)3 in the Se-bearing mineral association from the Příbram uranium and base metal ore district, Czech Republic. Journal of Geosciences, 60, 23-29.
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