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Danaite

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About DanaiteHide

Formula:
(Fe0.90Co0.10)AsS - (Fe0.65Co0.35)AsS
Name:
Named in 1833 by Augustus A. Hayes for James Freeman Dana [September 23, 1793, Amherst, New Hampshire - April 14, 1827, New York, New York], chemist and mineralogist, instructor at Harvard University, later professor of chemistry at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York.
A variety of Arsenopyrite

A Co-bearing variety of arsenopyrite.
Originally described from Franconia, Grafton Co., New Hampshire, USA.


Pronounciation of DanaiteHide

Pronounciation:
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Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Chemical Properties of DanaiteHide

Formula:
(Fe0.90Co0.10)AsS - (Fe0.65Co0.35)AsS

Synonyms of DanaiteHide

Other Language Names for DanaiteHide

German:Danait
Simplified Chinese:钴毒砂
Spanish:Danaita

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
1 photo of Danaite associated with Anthophyllite◻{Mg2}{Mg5}(Si8O22)(OH)2

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 DanaiteHide

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Hayes (1833).
Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 319.

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- 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.
Austria
 
  • Salzburg
    • St. Johann im Pongau District
      • Radstadt
Feitzinger, G. & Paar, W.H. (1988): Montangeologie stratiformer Buntmetallvererzungen am Schwemmberg bei Radstadt (Grauwackenzone, Salzburg). Archiv für Lagerstättenforschung der Geologischen Bundesanstalt, 9, 5-18.
  • Styria
    • Liezen District
      • Schladming
        • Giglach valley
          • Knappen lakes
Schachinger, T. and Paar, W.H. (2017): Antimon- und bismuthältige Sulfosalze aus dem Vetternbergbau bei Schladming, Steiermark. Carinthia II, 207./127., 691-698.
        • Obertalbach valley
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
  • Tyrol
    • Schwaz District
      • Fügenberg
Lapis 19(7/8):13-78 (1994)
Azerbaijan
 
  • Dashkasan District
    • Dashkesan
Pavel M. Kartashov data
Brazil
 
  • Pará
    • Carajás mineral province
      • Parauapebas
Grainger, C.J., Groves, D.I., Tallarico, F.H.B., and Fletcher, I.R. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 451-489.
Canada
 
  • Ontario
    • Sudbury District
      • Graham Township
Hawley, J.E. & Stanton, R.L. (1962): The Sudbury ores: their mineralogy and origin. Part II. The facts: The ores, their minerals, metals and distribution, Canadian Mineralogist 7, 30-145.; Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Hawley, J.E. & Stanton, R.L. (1962): The Sudbury ores: their mineralogy and origin. Part II. The facts: The ores, their minerals, metals and distribution, Canadian Mineralogist 7, 30-145.
    • Timiskaming District
      • Cobalt-Gowganda region
        • Cobalt area
Traill R. J. (1983): Catalogue of Canadian Minerals Revised, Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 80-18. P. 37.
Traill R. J. (1983): Catalogue of Canadian Minerals Revised, Geological Survey of Canada, Paper 80-18. P. 37.
Chile
 
  • Atacama
    • Huasco Province
      • Carrizal Alto district
C. Ruiz Fuller/F. Peebles (1988): "Yacimientos metalíferos de Chile": Fondecyt, Stgo de Chile.
  • Coquimbo
    • Elqui Province
      • La Serena
        • Tambillos mining district
Pnud Chile/Corfo; "Evaluaciones de los conocimientos existentes sobre Cobalto, Manganeso, Mercurio"; Stgo de Chile, Chile; 1969
C. Ruiz Fuller/F. Peebles (1988): "Yacimientos metalíferos de Chile": Fondecyt, Stgo de Chile.
  • Santiago
    • Cordillera Province
C. Ruiz Fuller/F. Peebles (1988): "Yacimientos metalíferos de Chile": Fondecyt, Stgo de Chile.
China
 
  • Heilongjiang
    • Jiamusi
      • Tangyuan Co.
http://wrgis.wr.usgs.gov/open-file/of03-220/DATABASE/lode_deposits.txt
  • Hunan
    • Hengyang
      • Changning Co.
Xiangmei Ren (1990): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 10(2), 147-151
  • Inner Mongolia
    • Alxa League (Alashan Prefecture)
      • Alxa Right Banner (Alashan Youqi)
Dongqing Xu, Daming Bai, and Rongguang Li (2006): Geology and Prospecting 42(3), 76-80; Xu Dongqing, Jiang Sihong, Zhang Jianhua, Hu Peng, Zhao Yongfa, Wang Yuecheng, and Lai Xinrong (2006): Mineral Deposits 25(3), 231-242
    • Chifeng City (Ulanhad League; Chifeng Prefecture)
      • Hexigten Banner (Keshiketeng Co.)
Jingbin Wang, Yuwang Wang, and Lijuan Wang (1998): Geological Exploration for Non-Ferrous Metals 7(3), 142-145
  • Jiangxi
    • Yichun
      • Shanggao Co.
Lianxing Gu, Khin Zaw, Wenxuan Hu, Kaijun Zhang, Pei Ni, Jinxiang He, Yaotong Xu, Jianjun Lu, and Chunming Li (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31(1-4), 107-138.
      • Yuanzhou District
Dajie Fu (1998): Mineral Resources and Geology 12(2), 106-108
  • Qinghai
    • Haixi Mongol and Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture
      • Golmud City (Ge'ermu Co.)
        • Qimantage Mountains
Yongbao Gao, Wenyuan Li, Xiaoguang Ma, Zhaowei Zhang, and Qingyan Tang (2012): Journal of Lanzhou University (Natural Sciences) 48(2), 36-47
Chunyan Dong, Xiaoguo Chi, Fengyue Sun, and Yuan Zhang (2005): Multipurpose Utilization of Mineral Resources 1(1), 29-33
  • Shanxi
    • Yuncheng
      • Yuanqu Co.
        • Zhongtiaoshan ore field
Yongrui Zhao and Yunqing Zhen (2006): Journal of Guilin University of Technology 26(3), 310-319
Yongrui Zhao and Yunqing Zhen (2006): Journal of Guilin University of Technology 26(3), 310-319
  • Sichuan
    • Garzê Autonomous Prefecture (Ganzi Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Luding Co.
Xingyu Yang (1982): Geology and Prospecting 18(9), 14-18
  • Tibet
    • Lhasa
      • Damxung Co. (Dangxiong Co.)
Yan Liu, Yuanyi Zhao, Ruijiang Wang, Yubin Cui, Liang Song, and Changqing Yang (2010): Mineral Deposits 29(6), 1054-1078
  • Xinjiang
    • Yili Hasake Autonomous Prefecture (Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Tacheng Prefecture (Tarbaghatay Prefecture)
        • Tuoli Co. (Toli Co.)
          • Hatu ore field
Rui Wang and Yongfeng Zhu (2007): Geological Journal of China Universities 13(3), 590-602
  • Yunnan
    • Dali
      • Yongping County
Yong Wang, Zengqian Hou, Xuanxue Mo, Fangliu Dong, Xianmei Bi, and Pusheng Zeng (2006): Mineral Deposits 25(1), 60-70
Yong Wang, Zengqian Hou, Xuanxue Mo, Fangliu Dong, Xianmei Bi, and Pusheng Zeng (2006): Mineral Deposits 25(1), 60-70
    • Nujiang
      • Lanping County
        • Baiyangping ore field
          • Western ore zone
Xue Chunji, Chen Yuchuan, Wang Denghong, Yang Jianmin, Yang Weiguang, and Zeng Rong (2003): Science in China, Series D (Earth Sciences), 46(8), 789-800; Jiajun Liu, Degao Zhai, Zhiming Li, Mingqin He, Yuping Liu, and Chaoyang Li (2010): Acta Petrologica Sinica 26(6), 1646-1660; Xiaohu Wang, Yucai Song, Zengqian Hou, Hongrui Zhang, Zhe Wang, Tianming Zhuang, Chong Zhang, and Tianfu Zhang (2011): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 30(3), 507-518
France
 
  • Brittany
    • Finistère
      • Brest
        • Ushant
R.PIERROT, L. CHAURIS, C. LAFORET (1973) : "Inventaire minéralogique de la France : 29- Finistère.", B.R.G.M. Paris.
Porz Doun, Ouessant island, Finistère, Brittany, France
Germany
 
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
    • Arnsberg
      • Siegen-Wittgenstein
        • Siegen
          • Gosenbach
Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
Weiss: Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Altenkirchen District
      • Daaden-Herdorf
        • Herdorf
          • Dermbach
S. Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
        • Schutzbach
Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
      • Kirchen
        • Kirchen (Sieg)
          • Freusburg
Weiss, S. (1990) Mineralfundstellen Atlas, Deutschland West. Weise Verlag, München, 320 pages.
Weiss, S. (1990) Mineralfundstellen Atlas, Deutschland West. Weise Verlag, München, 320 pages.
        • Niederfischbach
Weiss, S. (1990) Mineralfundstellen Atlas, Deutschland West. Weise Verlag, München, 320 pages.
India
 
  • Rajasthan
    • Jaipur district
      • Sikar District
        • Khetri
Singh, S., & Virk, H. S. (1980). Fission track dating of copper ore formations of Khetri area, Rajasthan State (India). Geochemical Journal, 14(1), 51-55.
Japan
 
  • Nagano Prefecture
    • Shimoina District
      • Yaekouchi-mura
Rocks & Min.: 22:223.
  • Nara Prefecture
    • Yoshino district
      • Totsukawa village
No reference listed
  • Wakayama Prefecture
    • Higashimuro district
      • Kitayama-mura
  • Yamanashi Prefecture
    • Kitakoma district
      • Horai-mura
Rocks & Min.: 22:223.
Kazakhstan
 
  • Karaganda Region
    • Balkhash
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.
Morocco
 
  • Drâa-Tafilalet Region
S. Weiß: Lapis 31(7/8), 72-73 (2006)
Norway
 
  • Buskerud
    • Modum
      • Modum West
Rosenqvist, I.Th.(1949):"Noen observasjoner og refleksjoner omkring Modum Koboltgruver (nedl.).I Fahlbåndene". Norsk Geologisk Tidsskrift 27,187-216 (in norwegian); Steffens, H. (1819): Vollstaendiges Handbuch der Oryktognosie. vol. III, p.260-2; Scheerer, Th. (1837): Ueber zwei norwegische Kobalterze von der Skutteruder Gruben. Annalen der Physik und Chemie. 42: 546-555 ; Wöhler (1838, p. 289); Gammon (1966, p. 418); Neumann (1985, pp. 39-40).
    • Nedre Eiker
Stensrud, S. (2004): Bremsåsen gruver. In Hurum, J.H & Frøyland M. (eds) (2004): Nedre Eikers underjordiske skatter. Stein til nytte og glede. Editon by Nedre Eiker kommune. 233-242
  • Nordland
    • Fauske
      • Sulitjelma
Rob Lavinsky photo (Old collection), ID-622093; Second Appendix to the Sixth Edition of Dana's System of Mineralogy
Cook, N. J. (1996): Mineralogy of the sulphide deposits at Sulitjelma, northern Norway. Ore Geology Reviews 11: 303-308; Nordrum, F.S.(1999): Minerals from the Sulitjelma Copper Mines, North Norway. Bergverksmuseets Skrift 15: 47-56
Poland
 
  • Lower Silesian Voivodeship
    • Lwówek Śląski County
      • Gmina Mirsk
        • Przecznica
Lis, J., Sylwestrzak, H. (1986) Minerały Dolnego Śląska [Minerals of the Lower Silesia]. Wydawnictwa Geologiczne, Warszawa, 791 pages [in Polish].
Russia
 
  • Murmansk Oblast
    • Pechengsky District
M.Z. Abzalov & L.I. Polezhaeva(1989): Sulfoarsenides in rocks of productive beds of Pechenga (Kola Peninsula). Zapiski Vses. Mineral. Obshch., 118, 64-73 (in Russian).
  • Sakha Republic (Yakutia)
    • Indigirka River Basin
Zaitsev, A. I., Fridovsky, V. Y., & Kudrin, M. V. (2019) Granitoids of the Ergelyakh Intrusion-Related Gold–Bismuth Deposit (Kular-Nera Slate Belt, Northeast Russia): Petrology, Physicochemical Parameters of Formation, and Ore Potential. Minerals, 9(5), 297.
Slovakia
 
  • Banská Bystrica Region
    • Rimavská Sobota District
      • Hnúšťa
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
  • Bratislava Region
    • Pezinok District
      • Častá
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
  • Košice Region
    • Gelnica District
      • Gelnica
Háber,M., 1980: Mineralogische – geochemische und paragenetische Erfoschung hydrotermaler Gänge im Gebiet zwischen Prakovce und Kojšov (SGR). Záp.Karpáty – sér. Miner.,petrograf.,geochém., metalog., 7 – 131
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
    • Košice-okolie District
      • Medzev
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
    • Rožňava District
Koděra et all.,1990: Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, I-III, 1590p
      • Rožňava
Koděra et all.,1990: Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, I-III, 1590p
    • Spišská Nová Ves District
Ďuďa R., Peterec D., 1995 : Die Mineralien der siderit - baryt lagersttäte von Rudňany ( Kotterbach ) in der Slowakei. Mineralien Welt /Haltern/, 1, s.20 - 31
Koděra et all.,1990: Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, I-III, 1590p
Spain
 
  • Extremadura
    • Badajoz
Sweden
 
  • Dalarna County
    • Smedjebacken
      • Väster Silvberg
Wilke, H.-J. (1976). Mineralfundstellen. Ein Führer zum Selbstsammelen. Band 4 Skandinivien. Christan Weise Verlag, München, p.209
Wilke, H.-J. (1976). Mineralfundstellen. Ein Führer zum Selbstsammelen. Band 4 Skandinivien. Christan Weise Verlag, München, p.209
Wilke, H.-J. (1976): Mineral-Fundstellen Band 4: Skandinavien. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 370 pp. (p.209)
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Maricopa Co.
      • Tempe area
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 120.
    • Yavapai Co.
      • Black Hills (Black Hill Range)
        • Black Hills Mining District
          • Grapevine Gulch
Lindgren, W. (1926), USGS Bull. 782: 100.
          • Shylock Mine area
Anderson, C.A. & S.C. Creasey (1958), Geology and ore deposits of the Jerome area, Yavapai Co., AZ, USGS PP 308: 92.
      • Eureka Mining District
        • Bagdad
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 120; Wilson, E.D., et al (1950), Arizona zinc and lead deposits, part I, AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 156: 133.
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 120.
  • California
    • Calaveras Co.
      • East Belt
        • Murphys Mining District (Esmeralda Mining District; Sperry Mining District)
          • Murphys
Hess, Frank L. (1927), Rare metals – cobalt: Mineral Resources U.S., 1924, part 1: 451; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 75.
    • Mariposa Co.
      • Mother Lode Belt
        • Bagby-Mariposa-Mount Bullion-Whitlock Mining District
          • Bagby
            • Pacific Mining Co. group
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10031010.
    • Nevada Co.
      • Meadow Lake Mining District
        • Summit City
Blake, Wm. P. (1867b), Mineralogical notices II: American Journal of Science, 2nd. series: 43: 298; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 87.
  • Connecticut
    • Middlesex Co.
      • East Hampton (Chatham)
        • Cobalt
Shannon (1921); Gray (2005)
  • New Hampshire
    • Grafton Co.
Rocks & Minerals (2005) 80:242-261 New Hampshire Mineral Locality Index; Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 319.
      • Sugar Hill
        • Ore Hill
No reference listed
 
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