ALMOST THERE!. Help us with a final push needed to keep mindat.org running. Click here to help.
Catawiki are hosting a mindat.org benefit auction. All proceeds to mindat.org! BID NOW
Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for EducatorsMindat Articles
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
Mining CompaniesStatisticsThe ElementsUsersBooks & MagazinesMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

Bournonite from
Yaogangxian Mine, Yaogangxian W-Sn ore field, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Bournonite
Formula:PbCuSbS3
Comments:Lacking the mirror brilliance of English bournonites, these bournonites are quite bright and certainly world class.
Habit:Large cogwheel twins to 2 cm
Colour:grey
Luminescent properties:none
Quality for species:Excellent - world class for species or very significant. (!!)
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Bosheng Zhou, Guohua Zhang, Shuqing Gong, and Yousheng Zeng (2002): Geophysical & Geochemical Exploration 26(6), 436-438; Ottens, B., and Cook, R.B. (2005): Rocks & Minerals 80(1), 46-57; Ottens, B. (2011): Mineralogical Record 42, 557-603
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz75 photos of Bournonite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Fluorite18 photos of Bournonite associated with Fluorite at this locality.
Stannite10 photos of Bournonite associated with Stannite at this locality.
Jamesonite9 photos of Bournonite associated with Jamesonite at this locality.
Chalcopyrite8 photos of Bournonite associated with Chalcopyrite at this locality.
Arsenopyrite6 photos of Bournonite associated with Arsenopyrite at this locality.
Ferberite5 photos of Bournonite associated with Ferberite at this locality.
Mica Group3 photos of Bournonite associated with Mica Group at this locality.
Pyrite2 photos of Bournonite associated with Pyrite at this locality.
Rock Crystal2 photos of Bournonite associated with Rock Crystal at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Bournonite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Yaogangxian Mine, Yaogangxian W-Sn ore field, Yizhang Co., Chenzhou, Hunan, China
Nearest other occurrences of Bournonite
66.9km (41.5 miles) A Fankou Mine, Renhua Co., Shaoguan, Guangdong, China
123.5km (76.8 miles) B Kangjiawan Pb-Zn-Ag-Au deposit, Shuikoushan ore field, Changning Co., Hengyang, Hunan, China
245.9km (152.8 miles) C Changyingling W-Sn deposit (Zhangyingling W-Sn deposit), Shanhu W-Sn ore field (Shanhu Mine), Zhongshan Co., Hezhou, Guangxi, China
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 1993-2018, 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: December 14, 2018 17:25:51
View slideshow - Go to top of page