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Nakaseite

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About NakaseiteHide

Formula:
CuAg3Pb4Sb12S24
Colour:
lead grey
Name:
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

Notes:
Rejected by the IMA
Approval History:
Rejected by IMA: 1962
2.JC.40a

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

Colour:
lead grey

Chemical Properties of NakaseiteHide

Formula:
CuAg3Pb4Sb12S24

Synonyms of NakaseiteHide

Other Language Names for NakaseiteHide

German:Nakaseit
Japanese:中瀬鉱
Spanish:Nakaseita

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

2.JC.05EllisiteTl3AsS3Trig. 3m : R3m
2.JC.10GillulyiteTl2As7.5Sb0.3S13Mon.
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.

Internet Links for NakaseiteHide

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.
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Kinki Region
      • Hyogo Prefecture
        • Yabu City
          • Sekinomiya-machi
Ito, T., Muraoka, H. (1960) Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, 113, 94-98.
Mexico
 
  • Guanajuato
    • Mun. de Guanajuato
J F Carpentier collection; Alfredo Petrov collection
Mineral and/or Locality  
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