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About NakaseiteHide

lead grey
Named for its type locality, the Nakase gold mine, Honshu Island, Japan.
A variety of Andorite VI

Orginally reported from Nakase mine (Nakaze mine), Yabu-gun, Hyogo Prefecture, Kinki Region, Honshu Island, Japan, when it was described as a new species. Now considered to consist of a Cu-substituted random stacking of quatrandorite and senandorite.

Classification of NakaseiteHide

Rejected by the IMA
Approval History:
Rejected by IMA: 1962

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
J : Sulfosalts of PbS archetype
C : Galena derivatives, with Tl

Physical Properties of NakaseiteHide

lead grey

Chemical Properties of NakaseiteHide


Synonyms of NakaseiteHide

Other Language Names for NakaseiteHide


Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

2.JC.05EllisiteTl3AsS3Trig. 3m : R3m
2.JC.25eGalenobismutitePbBi2S4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)

Other InformationHide

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 NakaseiteHide

Reference List:
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Ito, T., Muraoka, H. (1960) Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 113, 94-98.
Mineralogical Magazine (1962): 33: 261.
Moëlo, Y., Makovicky, E., Mozgova, N.N., Jambor, J.L., Cook, N., Pring, A., Paar, W., Nickel, E.H., Graeser, S., Karup-Møller, S.; Balić-Žunić, T.; Mumme, W.G., Vurro, F., Topa, D., Bindi, L., Bente, K., Shimizu, M. (2008): the IMA CNMNC Sulfosalt Subcommittee. Revision of sulfosalt definition and nomenclature. A review of sulfosalts systematics. European Journal of Mineralogy, 20, 7-46.
Nespolo, M., Ozawa, T., Kawasaki, Y., Sugiyama, K. (2012): Structural relations and pseudosymmetries in the andorite homologous series. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences 107, 226-243.

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Localities for NakaseiteHide

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Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
  • Hyogo
    • Yabu City
      • Sekinomiya-machi
Ito, T., Muraoka, H. (1960) Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 113, 94-98.
  • Guanajuato
    • Mun. de Guanajuato
J F Carpentier collection; Alfredo Petrov collection
Mineral and/or Locality  
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