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Coloradoite

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Formula:
HgTe
System:
Isometric
Colour:
Iron black tending ...
Lustre:
Metallic
Hardness:
Name:
Named in 1877 by Frederick Genth for the type localities which are in Colorado.
Also, coloradoite (of Niggli), a variety of quartz latite that corresponds to the opdalitic magma-type of Niggli (1923)


Classification of Coloradoite

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959)
2.CB.05a

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
C : Metal Sulfides, M: S = 1: 1 (and similar)
B : With Zn, Fe, Cu, Ag, etc.
2.8.2.5

2 : SULFIDES
8 : AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
3.5.8

3 : Sulphides, Selenides, Tellurides, Arsenides and Bismuthides (except the arsenides, antimonides and bismuthides of Cu, Ag and Au, which are included in Section 1)
5 : Sulphides etc. of Hg and Tl

Physical Properties of Coloradoite

Metallic
Diaphaneity (Transparency):
Opaque
Colour:
Iron black tending toward gray
Hardness (Mohs):
Hardness (Vickers):
VHN100=25 - 28 kg/mm2
Tenacity:
Brittle
Fracture:
Irregular/Uneven, Sub-Conchoidal
Density:
8.10 g/cm3 (Measured)    8.092 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of Coloradoite

Type:
Anisotropic
Anisotropism:
Moderate, dark brownish red to blue-gray
Colour in reflected light:
White with a slight grayish brown tint, tarnishing to dull purple

Chemical Properties of Coloradoite

Formula:
HgTe
Elements listed in formula:
Common Impurities:
Pb

Crystallography of Coloradoite

Crystal System:
Isometric
Class (H-M):
m3m (4/m 3 2/m) - Hexoctahedral
Cell Parameters:
a = 6.453 Å
Unit Cell Volume:
V 268.71 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
4
Morphology:
Massive, granular

Occurrences of Coloradoite

Type Occurrence of Coloradoite

Relationship of Coloradoite to other Species

Other Members of Group:
2.CB.AgmantiniteAg2MnSnS4
2.CB.05aHawleyiteCdS
2.CB.05aMetacinnabarHgS
2.CB.05cPolhemusite(Zn,Hg)S
2.CB.05bSakuraiite(Cu,Zn,Fe)3(In,Sn)S4
2.CB.05aSphaleriteZnS
2.CB.05aStilleiteZnSe
2.CB.05aTiemanniteHgSe
2.CB.05UM1998-15-S:CuFeZnCu2Fe3Zn5S10
2.CB.05aRudashevskyite(Fe,Zn)S
2.CB.10aChalcopyriteCu1+Fe3+S2
2.CB.10aEskeborniteCuFeSe2
2.CB.10aGalliteCuGaS2
2.CB.10bHaycockiteCu4Fe5S8
2.CB.10aLenaiteAgFeS2
2.CB.10bMooihoekiteCu9Fe9S16
2.CB.10bPutoraniteCu1.1Fe1.2S2
2.CB.10aRoquesiteCuInS2
2.CB.10bTalnakhiteCu9Fe8S16
2.CB.10aLaforêtiteAgInS2
2.CB.15aČernýiteCu2CdSnS4
2.CB.15aFerrokësteriteCu2(Fe,Zn)SnS4
2.CB.15aHocartiteAg2FeSnS4
2.CB.15aIdaiteCu3FeS4
2.CB.15aKësteriteCu2ZnSnS4
2.CB.15aKuramiteCu3SnS4
2.CB.15bMohiteCu2SnS3
2.CB.15aPirquitasiteAg2ZnSnS4
2.CB.15aStanniteCu2FeSnS4
2.CB.15cStannoiditeCu8(Fe,Zn)3Sn2S12
2.CB.15aVelikiteCu2HgSnS4
2.CB.15cUM2006-11-S:CuFeGeZnCu8(Fe,Zn)3Ge2S12 (?)
2.CB.20ChatkaliteCu6FeSn2S8
2.CB.20MawsoniteCu6Fe2SnS8
2.CB.30ColusiteCu12VAs3S16
2.CB.30GermaniteCu13Fe2Ge2S16
2.CB.30GermanocolusiteCu13VGe3S16
2.CB.30NekrasoviteCu13VSn3S16
2.CB.30StibiocolusiteCu13V(Sb,Sn,As)3S16
2.CB.30OvamboiteCu10Fe3WGe3S16
2.CB.30MaikainiteCu10Fe3MoGe3S16
2.CB.35aHemusiteCu41+Cu22+SnMoS8
2.CB.35aKiddcreekiteCu6WSnS8
2.CB.35aPolkovicite(Fe,Pb)3(Ge,Fe)1-xS4
2.CB.35aRenierite(Cu1+,Zn)11Fe4(Ge4+,As5+)2S16
2.CB.35aVincienniteCu10Fe4SnAsS16
2.CB.35aMorozeviczitePb3Ge1-xS4
2.CB.35bCatamarcaiteCu6GeWS8
2.CB.40LautiteCuAsS
2.CB.45CadmoseliteCdSe
2.CB.45GreenockiteCdS
2.CB.45WurtziteZnS
2.CB.45RambergiteMnS
2.CB.45Buseckite(Fe,Zn,Mn)S
2.CB.55aCubaniteCuFe2S3
2.CB.55bIsocubaniteCuFe2S3
2.CB.60PicotpauliteTlFe2S3
2.CB.60RaguiniteTlFeS2
2.CB.65ArgentopyriteAgFe2S3
2.CB.65SternbergiteAgFe2S3
2.CB.70SulvaniteCu3VS4
2.CB.75VulcaniteCuTe
2.CB.80EmpressiteAgTe
2.CB.85MuthmanniteAuAgTe2
3.5.1CinnabarHgS
3.5.2HypercinnabarHgS
3.5.3MetacinnabarHgS
3.5.4ImiteriteAg2HgS2
3.5.5TiemanniteHgSe
3.5.6BalkaniteAg5Cu9HgS8
3.5.7Danielsite(Cu,Ag)14HgS8
3.5.9GortdrumiteCu18FeHg6S16
3.5.10Polhemusite(Zn,Hg)S
3.5.11CarliniteTl2S
3.5.12CrookesiteCu7TlSe4
3.5.13SabatieriteCu6TlSe4
3.5.14PicotpauliteTlFe2S3
3.5.15RaguiniteTlFeS2
3.5.16Thalcusite(Cu,Fe)4Tl2S4
3.5.17BukoviteCu4Tl2Se4
3.5.18GalliteCuGaS2
3.5.19RoquesiteCuInS2
3.5.20InditeFeIn2S4

Other Names for Coloradoite

Name in Other Languages:
Simplified Chinese:碲汞矿
Spanish:Coloradoita

Other Information

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 Coloradoite

Reference List:
Genth, F.A. (1877) Stated meeting, October 20th, 1876. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society: 16: 287-289.

Genth, F.A. (1878) On some tellurium and vanadium minerals. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society: 17: 113-123.

deJong, W.F. (1926) Die Struktur des Tiemannit und Kolodradoit. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie: 63: 466-472.

Thompson, R.M. (1949) The telluride minerals and their occurrence in Canada. American Mineralogist: 34: 341-382.

Le Maitre (ed.) (2002) Igneous Rocks - A Classification and Glossary of Terms. Cambridge Press.

Internet Links for Coloradoite

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Specimens:
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Localities for Coloradoite

This map shows a selection of localities that have latitude and longitude coordinates recorded. Click on the symbol to view information about a locality. The symbol next to localities in the list can be used to jump to that position on the map.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
Armenia
 
  • Kotayk' Province
    • Hrazdan
Kovalenker, V. A., Zalibekyan, M. A., Laputina, I. P., Malov, V. S., Sandomirskaya, S. M., Garas' ko, M. I., & Mkhitaryan, D. I. (1990). Sulfide-telluride mineralization of the Megradzor ore field, Armenia. International Geology Review, 32(7), 705-720.
Australia
 
  • Northern Territory
    • West Arnhem Region
      • South Alligator River
Brickell, A. (1980). 1979 Summary Report on Joint Venture Areas in the South Alligator River Valley Northern Territory Australia.; Leckie, J. F. (1987). Diamond Drilling at Palette, Northern Territory, June 1987.
  • South Australia
    • Stuart Shelf
      • Roxby Downs
Ehrig, K., McPhie, J., Kamenetsky, V. (2012) Geology and mineralogical zonation of the Olympic Dam iron oxide Cu-U-Au-Ag deposit, South Australia. Economic Geology Special Publication 16, pg. 237-267.
  • Western Australia
    • Coolgardie Shire
      • Kambalda
        • Kambalda Nickel mines
In the collection of Brent Thorne.
      • Kalgoorlie-Boulder
Canadian Mineralogist (2003) 41, 1503-1524
Robert Noble specimen
The Register newspaper (Adelaide) (1924), Bank of England Lease, 30/10/1924
Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 1, pp40, 1948
Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 1, pp 275, 1948
Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484; Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 3, p 544; Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 1, p 431
Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 2, pp 576, 1948
Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australian, Vol 1, pp 40, 1948
Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 1, pp40, 1948; Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 2, pp 68, 1948
Rocks & Minerals (2010) 85:426-431
Based on specimen held in the Western Australian Museum(see photo)
Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 1, pp 275, 1948
Robert Noble specimen
Austria
 
  • Salzburg
    • Hohe Tauern
      • Rauris valley
        • Hüttwinkl valley
          • Ritterkopf massif
            • Ritterkopf
J. TAUCHER & W. H. PAAR (1993): 917. Bornit, Chalkosin, Coloradoit, Covellin und Malachit aus Quarzgängen sowie Hämatit, Epidot und Titanit aus Zerrklüften von der Ritterkopf-NO-Wand, Rauriser Tal, Salzburg. P. 278 in NIEDERMAYR, G., F. BRANDSTÄTTER, B. MOSER, W. H. PAAR, W. POSTL, J. TAUCHER & H.-P. BOJAR (1993): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XIIL. Carinthia II, 183./103.: 265-290.
    • St Johann im Pongau
      • Mitterberg District
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
  • Vorarlberg
    • Montafon
      • Silber valley
        • Fresch alp
          • Valschavielkopf (Eisernes Tor)
Kolitsch, U. (2014): 1858) Baryt, Chalkanthit, Chalkopyrit, Chamosit, Cobaltit, Coloradoit, Covellin, Gips, Hessit, Jarosit, Kalifeldspat, Limonit, Markasit(?), Muskovit, Natrojarosit, Pyrit, Pyrrhotin, Indium-reicher Sphalerit, gediegenes Tellur, Titanit, Quarz und Zirkon von einem alten Bergbau am Nordhang des Valschavielkopfs bzw. Eisernen Tors, Alpe Fresch, Silbertal, Montafon, Vorarlberg. Pp. 96-99 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2014): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXIII. Carinthia II, 204./124., 65-146.
Burkina Faso
 
  • East Region
    • Gnagna Province
      • Piela Department
        • Diabatou
Klemd, Reiner ; Oberthür, T. ; Quedraogo, A.: Gold-telluride mineralization in the Birimian at Diabatou, Burkina Faso: the role of fluids. In: J. Afr. Earth Sci. (1997), Nr. 24, S. 227-239
Canada
 
  • British Columbia
    • Clinton Mining Division
      • 100 Mile House
        • Hawkins Lake
Blann, D., and Ridley, D. (2006): Geology and Prospecting Report on the Hawk Property, Clinton Mining Division. Standard Metals Exploration Ltd., Squamish, BC, 20 pp.
    • Osoyoos Mining Division
      • Olalla
Robert C. Smit, II Ph.D P.G.
  • Manitoba
    • Flin Flon District
      • Bear Lake
Olivo & Theyer (2004) CM 42, 667
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
    • Newfoundland
      • Baie Verte Peninsula
        • Baie Verte
          • Consolidated Rambler mine (Rambler Mine)
Stefanie M. Brueckner, Stephen J. Piercey, Jean-Luc Pilote, Graham D. Layne, Paul J. Sylvester (2016): Mineralogy and mineral chemistry of the metamorphosed and precious metal-bearing Ming deposit, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews 72, 914–939.
  • Ontario
    • Cochrane District
      • Timmins area
        • Porcupine Mining District
          • Tisdale Township
ontariominerals.com
    • Kenora District
      • Balmer Township
Rocks & Minerals 79:2 pp94-99
    • Sudbury District
      • Mackelcan Township
Schandl, E. S. (2004). The role of saline fluids base-metal and gold mineralization at the Cobalt Hill prospect northeast of the sudbury igneous complex, Ontario: A fluid-inclusion and mineralogical study. The Canadian Mineralogist, 42(5), 1541-1562.
    • Thunder Bay District
      • Bomby Township
ontariominerals.com
Ann P.Sabina (1991), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Sudbury to Winnipeg. GSC Misc. Report 49. p.86
    • Timiskaming District
Sabina, A.P (2003) Rocks and minerals for the collector: Kirkland Lake - Rouyn-Noranda - Val-d'Or, Ontario and Quebec; Geological Survey of Canada, Miscellaneous Report 77, 322 pages,
Ann P.Sabina (2003), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Kirkland Lake-Rouyn-Noranda-Val-d’Or, Ontario and Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 77, p.26
Ann P.Sabina (2003), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Kirkland Lake-Rouyn-Noranda-Val-d’Or, Ontario and Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 77, p.29
Geological Survey of Canada Paper 73-30; Ann P.Sabina (2003), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Kirkland Lake-Rouyn-Noranda-Val-d’Or, Ontario and Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 77, p.28; Hicks, K. D. (1990). Magmatic-hydrothermal and wall rock alteration at the Lake Shore gold deposit, Kirkland Lake, Ontario. University of Ottawa (Canada). MS Thesis University of Ottawa.
Geological Survey of Canada Paper 73-30
Geological Survey of Canada Paper 73-30
Ann P.Sabina (2003), Rocks and Minerals for the Collector, Kirkland Lake-Rouyn-Noranda-Val-d’Or, Ontario and Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 77, p.27
Geological Survey of Canada Paper 73-30
Geological Survey of Canada Paper 73-30
  • Québec
    • Abitibi-Témiscamingue
      • La Vallée-de-l'Or RCM
        • Val d'Or
Sabina (2003) 186.
      • Rouyn-Noranda TE
Am Min (1948) 31:515-526
Chile
 
  • Atacama Region
    • Chañaral Province
      • Diego de Almagro
        • Potrerillos
Maksaev, V., Townley, B., Palacios, C., and Camus, F. (2007): Metallic ore deposits. In: Moreno, T., and Gibbons, W. (editors): The Geology of Chile. The Geological Society (London), pp. 414.
China
 
  • Gansu Province
    • Dingxi Prefecture
      • Min Co.
Yanming Lu, Hanguang Li, Yonggan Chen, Guoli Zhang, Yujie Zhang, and Zhenhua Li (2006): Geology and Prospecting 42(4), 25-31; Xinhui Liu, Mingshen Feng, Jiajun Liu, Minwu Liu, and Yongwen Zhang (2011): Gold Science and Technology 19(4), 6-12; Xinhui Liu, Caihua Chen, Tianxin Zhao, Keli Zhang, Lizi Chen, and Shuang Liu (2012): Gold Science and Technology 20(4), 7-15
  • Heilongjiang Province (Manchuria; Dongbei Region)
    • Heihe Prefecture
      • Aihui District
Jun Lü, Xuguang Liu, Zhenzhe Han, Aikui Zhang, Handong Zhao, and Derong Li (2009): Geology and Exploration 45(4), 395-401; Siyu Han, Degao Zhai, Jiajun Liu, Jun Lü, Shenghua Wu, and Longbo Yang (2011): Mineral Deposits 30(5), 855-866; Xuxing Yu, Hong Xu, Xiangke Wu, Lijun Yang, Zhu Tian, Shen Gao, and Qiushu Wang (2012): Acta Petrologica Sinica 28(1), 345-356
  • Henan Province
    • Luoyang Prefecture
      • Luoning Co.
Zhenkuan Luo, Kang Guan, Manzhi Wang, and Chuantai Wang (1999): Guizhou Geology 5(3), 69-74
  • Jiangxi Province
    • Jiujiang Prefecture
      • Ruichang Co.
Qiuming Chen (1990): Nonferrous Metallurgy Design and Research 11(4), 15-22
  • Shandong Province
    • Linyi Prefecture
      • Pingyi Co.
        • Tongshi complex
Qiu Jiansheng, Wang Dezi, Ren Qijiang, and McInnes, B.I.A. (1999): Journal of China University of Geosciences 10(1).
Czech Republic
 
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Central Bohemia Region
      • Jílové (Eule)
        • Jílové Gold mining District
          • Bohuliby
Lapis 2000(4), 13-30
          • Studené (Kaltengrund)
Lapis 2000(4), 13-30
    • Liberec Region
      • Jablonec nad Nisou
        • Jílové u Držkova
Mineralogy and geology prospecting, ČGO
Fiji
 
  • Viti Levu
    • Tavua Gold Field
      • Vatukoula
D. W. Pals and P. G. Spry "Telluride mineralogy of the low-sulfidation" Mineralogy and Petrology (2003) 79: 285–307; Econ.Geol.: 83; 395-404; Econ Geol (1987) 82:345-370; Naden, Jon; Henney, P.J.. 1995 Characterisation of gold from Fiji. Nottingham, UK, British Geological Survey, 58pp. (WC/95/041) (Unpublished)
16th Australian Geological Convention, Adelaide,
J.M. Boirat and J. Lum, Chron. Rech. Min., N° 486, 1987, pp 55-62, BRGM.
Finland
 
  • Western and Inner Finland Region
    • Orivesi
Economic Geology (1996) 91:1335-1353
France
 
  • Corsica
    • Haute-Corse
      • Corte
F. Aye, J. Bouladon, P. Picot, G. Pouit : "Quelques exemples d'apport de la minéralogie à la connaissance et à la recherche des gîtes minéraux" , Bull. Mineral. , 1978, 101, 139-147
        • Soveria
F. Aye, J. Bouladon, P. Picot, G. Pouit : "Quelques exemples d'apport de la minéralogie à la connaissance et à la recherche des gîtes minéraux" , Bull. Mineral. , 1978, 101, 139-147
        • Vivario
F. Aye, J. Bouladon, P. Picot, G. Pouit : "Quelques exemples d'apport de la minéralogie à la connaissance et à la recherche des gîtes minéraux" , Bull. Mineral. , 1978, 101, 139-147
  • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    • Hautes-Alpes
      • Saint-Véran area
P. Picot, Z. Johan : "Atlas of Ore Minerals", BRGM, Elsevier, 1982
Ghana
 
  • Western Region
    • Ashanti gold belt
      • Obuasi
Mineralogical Magazine 1990 54 : 617-627
Greece
 
  • Thraki Department (Thrace; Thracia)
    • Évros Prefecture
      • Alexandroupoli (Alexandroupolis)
        • Pefka
Voudouris, P. (2006): A comparative mineralogical study of Te-rich magmatic-hydrothermal systems in northeastern Greece. Mineral. Petrol., 87, 241–275.
Guyana
 
  • Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo Region
    • Omai
www.mineralogicalassociation.ca/doc/abstracts/cm3_Vol37_Jun99.pdf.
Gabriel Voicu (1999) Geology, Geochemistry and Metallogeny of the Omai Gold Deposit, Guiana Shield, South America. PhD Thesis University of Quebec Chicoutimi.
Hungary
 
  • Heves Co.
    • Mátra Mts
      • Recsk
No reference listed
India
 
  • Odisha (Orissa)
Canadian Mineralogist 40:277-309
Iran
 
  • West Azarbaijan Province (West Azerbaijan Province)
    • Takab (Takan Tepe)
Asadi, H.H., Voncken, J.H.L, Kühnel, R.A., and Hale, M. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 656-671.
Italy
 
  • Sardinia
    • Medio Campidano Province
      • Furtei
Fadda, S., Fiori, M., & Grillo, S. M. (2005). Chemical variations in tetrahedrite-tennantite minerals from the Furtei epithermal Au deposit, Sardinia, Italy: Mineral zoning and ore fluids evolution. Geochemistry, Mineralogy and Petrology, 43, 79-84.
Ruggieri, G., Lattanzi, P., Luxoro, S., Dessi, R., Benvenuti. M, & Tanelli, G., 1997. Geology, Mineralogy and Fluid Inclusion Data of the Furtei High Sulfidation Gold Deposit, Sardinia, Italy. Economic Geology, 92 (1), 1-19.
Ruggieri, G., Lattanzi, P., Luxoro, S., Dessi, R., Benvenuti. M, & Tanelli, G., 1997. Geology, Mineralogy and Fluid Inclusion Data of the Furtei High Sulfidation Gold Deposit, Sardinia, Italy. Economic Geology, 92 (1), 1-19.
Ruggieri, G., Lattanzi, P., Luxoro, S., Dessi, R., Benvenuti. M, & Tanelli, G., 1997. Geology, Mineralogy and Fluid Inclusion Data of the Furtei High Sulfidation Gold Deposit, Sardinia, Italy. Economic Geology, 92 (1), 1-19.
  • Tuscany
    • Lucca Province
      • Apuan Alps
        • Stazzema
          • Ponte Stazzemese
Dini, A. & Orlandi, P. (1995) Coloradoite (HgTe), from Buca della Vena mine, Apuan Alps, Tuscany, Italy. Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, Memorie, 102, 47-50.
Japan
 
  • Hokkaido
    • Iburi Province
Mineralogical Journal Vol. 14 (1989) , No. 7 pp 299-302
    • Sapporo
田中崇裕・濱根大輔: "北海道手稲鉱山産 kalgoorlieite."
  • Honshu Island
    • Tohoku Region
      • Aomori Prefecture
        • Shimokita peninsula
          • Mutsu City
Aoki (1988) Sanko-Gakkai Kou'en-Youshi, 60.
Kazakhstan
 
  • Karagandy Province (Qaragandy Oblysy; Karaganda Oblast')
    • Karkaralinsk Rayon
Baibatsha, A., Dyussembayeva, K., & Kassenova, A. (2015). Microparagenetic Associations of Gold in Ore-Forming Minerals from Deposits of Different Geological and Industrial Types of Kazakhstan. In Proceedings of the 11th International Congress for Applied Mineralogy (ICAM) (pp. 1-8). Springer International Publishing.
Mexico
 
  • Sonora
    • Mun. de Moctezuma
      • Moctezuma
No reference listed
Bonev, I. K., Petrunov, R., Cook, N. J., & Ciobanu, C. L. (2005). Kostovite and its argentian varieties: Deposits and mineral associations. Geochem. Mineral. Petrol.(Bulg. Acad. Sci.), 42, 1-22.
New Zealand
 
  • North Island
    • Waikato
      • Thames-Coromandel
        • Thames
Railton, G.L. & Watters, W.A., Minerals of New Zealand, New Zealand Geological Survey Bull. #104 (1990).
Philippines
 
  • Luzon
    • Cordillera Administrative Region
      • Benguet Province
        • Baguio District
Econ.Geol.: 83; 395-404; Econ Geol (1996) 91:243-272; Callow, K. J., & Worley, J. (1965). The occurrence of telluride minerals at the Acupan gold mine, Mountain Province, Philippines. Economic Geology, 60(2), 251-268.
Romania
 
  • Hunedoara Co.
    • Brad
      • Crișcior
        • Brad Muşariu (Brád; Muşariu)
          • Mustari (Muszàri)
Săbău, G., Berbeleac, I., Negulescu, E., & Costin, G. (2014). Uncommon telluride compositions from Musariu, Apuseni Mts., Romania. In 21st General IMA Meeting, abstract (Vol. 330).
    • Deva
      • Bocşa Mare
Andrei Ionuț Apopei, Gheorghe Damian, Nicolae Buzgar, Andrei Buzatu (2016): Mineralogy and geochemistry of Pb–Sb/As-sulfosalts from Coranda-Hondol ore deposit (Romania) — Conditions of telluride deposition. Ore Geology Reviews 72, 857-873.
L. Bindi & C. Cipriani (2004) Eur. J. Mineral. 16, 835-838; Cook, N. J., Ciobanu, C. L., Capraru, N., Damian, G., & Cristea, P. (2005). Mineral assemblages from the vein salband at Sacarimb, Golden Quadrilateral, Romania: II. Tellurides. Geokhimiia, Mineralogiia i Petrologiia, 43, 56-63.
G. Cioflica, R. Jude, M. Lupulescu, G. Simon, G. Damian (1993) The tellurides of the Romanian Neogene ore deposits - "Current Research in Geology Applied to Ore Deposits" Eds: Fenoll Hach-Ali, Torres-Ruiz & Gervilla, Granada, Spain, pp 73-76.
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia)
[World of Stones 12:49]
        • Aldan
          • Kuranakh Au Deposit
Mills, S. J., Kampf, A. R., Kolitsch, U., Housley, R. M. & Raudsepp, M. (2010) The crystal chemistry and crystal structure of kuksite, Pb3Zn3Te6+P2O14, and a note on the crystal structure of yafsoanite, (Ca,Pb)3Zn(TeO6)2. American Mineralogist, 95(7), 933–938.
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Chukotskii Autonomous Okrug
Prokofiev, V. Yu., Nikolaev, Y. N., Apletalin, A. V., Baksheev, I. A., Vlasov, E. A. and Kal'ko, I. A. (2014), Au-Te Mineralisation of Sentyabr'sky Gold Deposit, Northeastern Russia. Acta Geologica Sinica, 88: 795–797.
    • Kamchatka Oblast'
Okrugin, V. M., Andreeva, E. D., Chubarov, V. M., Yablokova, D. A., Shishkanova, K. O., Chernev, I. I., & Chubarov, M. V. Sulfides of the Modern Kamchatka Hydrothermal Systems. Proceedings World Geothermal Congress 2015
Okrugin, V., & Chernev, I. Correlation of Epithermal and Geothermal Deposits (an Example of Mutnovsky Geothermal Area, Southern Kamchatka). Proceedings World Geothermal Congress 2015
  • Southern Siberia
    • Sayan Mts
      • Eastern Sayan
B. B. Damdinov, S. M. Zhmodik, P. A. Roshchektaev, L. B. Damdinova (2016): Composition and genesis of the Konevinsky gold deposit, Eastern Sayan, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits 58, 134-148.
  • Urals Region
Mineralogy of Ural: native elements, carbides, sulphides, - Sverdlovsk, 1990, p. 104.
    • Middle Urals
      • Sverdlovskaya Oblast'
        • Ekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk)
          • Berezovskii (Berezovskii Zavod)
Vikent'eva, O., & Vikentev, I. (2016, April). Occurrence modes of As, Sb, Te, Bi, Ag in sulfide assemblages of gold deposits of the Urals. In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (Vol. 123, No. 1, p. 012028). IOP Publishing.
        • Krasnotur'insk (Bogolovsk; Krasnoturjinsk; Krasnoturyinsk)
          • Turya river
            • Tur'insk
Vikent'eva, O., & Vikentev, I. (2016, April). Occurrence modes of As, Sb, Te, Bi, Ag in sulfide assemblages of gold deposits of the Urals. In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (Vol. 123, No. 1, p. 012028). IOP Publishing.
    • Southern Urals
      • Chelyabinsk Oblast'
        • Pervomayskiy
Lehmann, B., Heinhorst, J., Hein, U., Neumann, M., Weisser, J.D., and Fedesejev, V. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 241-249.; Bonev, I. K., Petrunov, R., Cook, N. J., & Ciobanu, C. L. (2005). Kostovite and its argentian varieties: Deposits and mineral associations. Geochem. Mineral. Petrol.(Bulg. Acad. Sci.), 42, 1-22.
Vikentyev I.V. e.a. (2004) Gold and PGE in massive sulfide ore of the Uzelginsk deposit, Southern Urals, Russia, - Canadian Mineralogist, v.42, p.2, pp.651-665.
        • Verkhneural'sk District
          • Mezhozerny settlement
Amplieva, E.E. (2008): Geology of Ore Deposits 50(5), 404-422.
      • Orenburgskaya Oblast'
        • Gay
Vikent'ev, I.V., Moloshag, V.P. and Yudovskaya, M.A. (2006): Geology of Ore Deposits 48(2), 77-107.
        • Mednogorsk District
          • Sakmara Zone
Simonov, V.A., Kovyazin, S.V., Terenya, E.O., Maslennikov, V.V., Zaykov, V.V., and Maslennikova, S.P. (2006): Geology of Ore Deposits 48(5), 369-383.
South Africa
 
  • Mpumalanga Province
    • Nkangala District
      • Waterval
http://www.minsoc.org.za/pubs/BaseMetals2003.pdf
H.F.J. Theart and C.D. de Nooy (2001) The Platinum Group Minerals in two parts of the Massive Sulphide Body of the Uitkomst Complex, Mpumalanga, South Africa. SOUTH AFRICAN JOURNAL OF GEOLOGY, VOLUME 104, PAGE 287-300
  • Northern Cape Province
    • Namakwa District (Namaqualand)
Cairncross, B. (2004): History of The Okiep Copper District, Namaqualand, Northern Cape Province, South Africa. Mineralogical Record 35(4) 289-317.
Sweden
 
  • Västerbotten
    • Malå
Journal of Geochemical Exploration 42, 301–325
    • Skellefteå
International Geological Congress (2008) MRD-06 The Algtrask intrusive-hosted Au (-Cu) deposit, Sweden
Switzerland
 
  • Wallis (Valais)
    • Binn Valley
      • Fäld (Imfeld; Im Feld; Feld)
XRD and WDS analyses by Prof. Nestola (Padua, I), October 2013. As tiny inclusions in sinnerite (see also http://fglb.clubdesk.ch/clubdesk/www).
    • Brig
      • Bitsch
        • Massa Gorge
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz. Wepf (Basel), p. 119.
USA
 
  • Alaska
    • Matanuska-Susitna Borough
      • Willow Creek District
U.S. Geological Survey, 2008, Alaska Resource Data File (ARDF): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1225.
  • California
    • Calaveras Co.
      • Mother Lode Belt
        • Carson Hill District (Melones District)
www.mineralsocal.org
          • Melones
            • Carson Hill Gold Mining Company Mines (Carson Hill Mines)
Mineralogical Record (1989) 20:129-142
Knopf, Adolf (1929), The Mother Lode system of California: USGS Professional Paper 157, 88 pp.: 39; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 125.
    • Tuolumne Co.
      • Mother Lode Belt
        • Jamestown District
          • Jamestown
Native gold from the Jamestown Mine, Tuolumne County, California, Mineralogical Record, Jan 1994 by Nelson, Genne Myers, Leicht, Wayne
        • Tuttletown District
          • Tuttletown
Dana, E.S. (1892) System of Mineralogy, 6th. Edition, New York; Appendix 2 (1909), by Dana, E.S. and W.E. Ford: 30; Hillebrand, William Francis (1900), Mineralogical notes: SS Bulletin 167: 62; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 155, 219; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 109, 125.
  • Colorado
    • Boulder Co.
      • Balarat District
"Minerals of Colorado, updated & revised", p. 158, by Eckel, Edwin B., 1997; Dana 7:I:219.
      • Boulder Co. Tungsten District
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
      • Caribou District
        • Grand Island
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
Dana 7:I:219.
      • Gold Hill District
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
        • Gold Hill
Minerals of Colorado (1997)
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
      • Jamestown District
William Crowley Kelly, Edwin Newell Goddard (1969) Telluride Ores of Boulder County, Colorado. GSA Memoir 109.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.; U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 223
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
Dana 7:I:219.
      • Magnolia District
"Minerals of Colorado, updated & revised", p. 158, by Eckel, Edwin B., 1997
U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 223
"Minerals of Colorado, updated & revised", p. 158, by Eckel, Edwin B., 1997
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
      • Sugarloaf District
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
      • Ward District
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
    • Clear Creek Co.
      • Georgetown District
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
      • Lamartine District
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.; U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 223; U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 319
    • Gunnison Co.
      • Vulcan District (Cebolla District; Domingo District)
        • Vulcan
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
    • Hinsdale Co.
      • Lake City District (Lake District)
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
        • Lake City
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
    • La Plata Co.
      • La Plata District (California District)
Rocks & Min.:64:500.; Saunders, J. A. (1986). Petrology, mineralogy, and geochemistry of representative gold telluride ores from Colorado (Doctoral dissertation, Colorado School of Mines).
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
    • Lake Co.
      • Alicante
        • Buckeye Gulch
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
    • Montezuma Co.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
    • San Juan Co.
      • Red Mountain District
        • Brown's Gulch
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
    • Teller Co.
      • Cripple Creek District
        • Eclipse Gulch
Minerals of Colorado. Eckel, et al.
        • Gold Hill
Min Rec 36:2 pp143-185
Min Rec 36:2 pp143-185
  • Montana
    • Jefferson Co.
      • Whitehall District (Cardwell District)
Spry, P.G., Foster, F., Truckle, J.S., and Chadwick, T.H. (1997): Mineralogy and Petrology 59, 143-164.; Economic Geology,(1996) Vol. 91-3, pp.507-526
    • Madison Co.
      • Norwegian District (Whitehall District)
Mineralogical Magazine 1996 60 : 871-876
  • Nevada
    • Humboldt Co.
      • Osgood Mts
        • Potosi District
          • Adam Peak
MinRec 19:253-257
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
      • Potosi District
        • Adam Peak
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia
    • Nye Co.
      • Toquima Range
        • Round Mountain District
[MinRec 22:181]
    • Washoe Co.
      • Pah Rah Range (Pah Rah Mts)
        • Olinghouse District (White Horse District)
R&M 79:1 p44-54
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    • Cabarrus Co.
Callahan,J.E,Craig,J.R,Solberg,T.N,1995,Telluride mineralization of the southeastern United States,Southeastern Geology,v.35,no.3,pg.139-151
    • Montgomery Co.
      • Carolina Slate Belt
Callahan,J.E., J.R Craig, and T.N. Solberg,1995, Telluride mineralization of the southeastern United States, Southeastern Geology 35: 139- 151
  • Utah
    • Utah Co.
      • East Tintic Mts
        • East Tintic District
SEM-EDS analzyed by Dr. Rob Bowell.
Uzbekistan
 
  • Tashkent Viloyati (Toshkent)
    • Angren Region
      • Chatkal-Kuraminskii Range
Kovalenker, V. et al New Data on Minerals (2003): 38: 45-56; Plotinskaya, O. Y., Kovalenker, V. A., Seltmann, R., & Stanley, C. J. (2006). Te and Se mineralogy of the high-sulfidation Kochbulak and Kairagach epithermal gold telluride deposits (Kurama Ridge, Middle Tien Shan, Uzbekistan). Mineralogy and Petrology, 87(3-4), 187-207.
Pasi Eilu (2003) Exploration for orogenic gold deposits. Fennoscandian Exploration and Mining 2003 Rovaniemi, Finland December 2003; Rustam Koneev, Evgeniy Ignatikov, Arpay Turesebekov, Umid Aripov, Rustam Khalmatov, Obidjon Kodirov, Miraziz Usmanov (2005) Gold ore deposits of Uzbekistan: Geochemistry and nanomineralogy of tellurium and selenium. IGCP Project 486, 2005 Field Workshop, Kiten, Bulgaria, 14-19 September 2005; Plotinskaya, O. Y., Kovalenker, V. A., Seltmann, R., & Stanley, C. J. (2006). Te and Se mineralogy of the high-sulfidation Kochbulak and Kairagach epithermal gold telluride deposits (Kurama Ridge, Middle Tien Shan, Uzbekistan). Mineralogy and Petrology, 87(3-4), 187-207.; Kovalenker, V. A., Safonov, Y. G., Naumov, V. B., & Rusinov, V. L. (1997). The Epithermal Gold-Telluride Kochbulak Deposit. Geology of Ore Deposits C/C of Geologiia Rudnykh Mestorozhdenii, 39, 107-128.
Zimbabwe
 
  • Mashonaland West
    • Kadoma District
Econ.Geol.: 83; 395-404; Bonev, I. K., Petrunov, R., Cook, N. J., & Ciobanu, C. L. (2005). Kostovite and its argentian varieties: Deposits and mineral associations. Geochem. Mineral. Petrol.(Bulg. Acad. Sci.), 42, 1-22.
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