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Parisite from
Shuangwang Au deposit, Taibai Co., Baoji Prefecture, Shaanxi Province, China

Species:'Parisite' (not an IMA approved species)
Comments:Chinese papers on this deposit report either synchysite or parisite, but never both, if they provide a list of minerals at all (e.g. Mao et al., 2002; Zhang et al., 2004; Hu, 2009 - see list of references). The Chinese name of synchysite is frequently mis-translated as parisite (as seen e.g. in several on-line dictionaries). This makes the report of both species questionable until analytical data can be found that confirm one or the other.
References:Jingwen Mao, Yumin Qiu, Goldfarb, R.J., Zhaochong Zhang, Garwin, S., and Ren Fengshou (2002): Mineralium Deposita 37(3/4), 352-377; Zuoheng Zhang, Jingwen Mao, and Xiaofeng Li (2004): Mineral Deposits 23(2), 241-252
Mineral Data:Click here to view Parisite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Shuangwang Au deposit, Taibai Co., Baoji Prefecture, Shaanxi Province, China
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