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Galkhaite from
Getchell Mine (North Pit; Center pit; South pit), Adam Peak, Potosi District, Osgood Mts, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Galkhaite
Formula:(Cs,Tl)(Hg,Cu,Zn)6(As,Sb)4S12
Habit:Red cubes to 5mm, gray crystals to 1.2cm
Colour:Nearly black in reflected light; dark red in transmitted light
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada; Jungles, G. (1974): Galkhaite: A newly described mineral from Siberia found at the Getchell mine, Nevada. Mineralogical Record 5: 290
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Fluorite
Getchellite
Orpiment
Pyrite
Quartz
Realgar
Stibnite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz6 photos of Galkhaite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Calcite1 photo of Galkhaite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Stilbite subgroup1 photo of Galkhaite associated with Stilbite subgroup at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Galkhaite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Getchell Mine (North Pit; Center pit; South pit), Adam Peak, Potosi District, Osgood Mts, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA
Localities for Galkhaite in this Region
Turquoise Ridge (Getchell Underground; Hansen Creek pit; Powder Hill; Bud Hill; A zone; Shaft zone; N Beds), Getchell Mine (North Pit; Center pit; South pit), Adam Peak, Potosi District, Osgood Mts, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Galkhaite
0.8km (0.5 miles) Turquoise Ridge (Getchell Underground; Hansen Creek pit; Powder Hill; Bud Hill; A zone; Shaft zone; N Beds), Getchell Mine (North Pit; Center pit; South pit), Adam Peak, Potosi District, Osgood Mts, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA
1.0km (0.6 miles) Turquoise Ridge Mine, Adam Peak, Potosi District, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA
77.6km (48.2 miles) Rodeo Mine, Goldstrike Mines, Lynn District, Eureka Co., Nevada, USA
80.3km (49.9 miles) Goldstrike Mines, Lynn District, Eureka Co., Nevada, USA
85.2km (52.9 miles) Carlin Gold mine, Elko, Lynn District, Eureka Co., Nevada, USA
 
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