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Nickeloan Pyrrhotite

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About Nickeloan PyrrhotiteHide

Formula:
(Fe,Ni)7S8
A variety of Pyrrhotite

A nickel-bearing variety of pyrrhotite.
Note, however, that there are several iron-nickel sulphides.


Pronounciation of Nickeloan PyrrhotiteHide

Pronounciation:
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Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Chemical Properties of Nickeloan PyrrhotiteHide

Formula:
(Fe,Ni)7S8

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 Nickeloan PyrrhotiteHide

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Francis, C.A., Fleet, M.E., Misra, K.C., and Craig, J.R. (1976) Orientation of exsolved pentlandite in natural and synthetic nickeliferous pyrrhotite. American Mineralogist: 61: 913-920.

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Localities for Nickeloan PyrrhotiteHide

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.

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.
Atlantic Ocean
 
  • Mid-Atlantic Ridge complex
G. K. Czamanske and J.G. Moore, Geological Society of America Bulletin, Vol. 88, N° 4, pp. 587-599.
G. K. Czamanske and J.G. Moore, Geological Society of America Bulletin, Vol. 88, N° 4, pp. 587-599.
Austria
 
  • Salzburg
    • Hohe Tauern
Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 246.
Brazil
 
  • Amapá
    • Mazagão
      • Vila Nova
Canadian Mineralogist 39:377-396
Canada
 
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
    • Labrador
      • Voisey´s Bay
A.J. Naldrett et al. , Economic Geology, June 2000, V95, N° 4, pp. 889-900.
France
 
  • Occitanie
    • Ariège
      • Massat
        • Le Port
          • Col d'Agnès
            • Etang de Lherz
J.L. Bodinier et al. , Bull. Minéral. , 1987, 110, pp. 345-358 / A.B. Woodland , Chemical Geology, 10 December 1996, vol. 134, no. 1, pp. 83-112(30) / J.P. Lorand, 1989, Lithos, 23, 281-299
J.L. Bodinier et al. , Bull. Minéral. , 1987, 110, pp. 345-358 / J.P. Lorand, 1989, Lithos, 23, 281-299
      • Saint-Girons
        • Aulus-les-Bains
          • Col d'Agnès
            • La Freychinède
J.L. Bodinier et al. , Bull. Minéral. , 1987, 110, pp. 345-358 / J.P. Lorand, 1989, Lithos, 23, 281-299
J.L. Bodinier et al. , Bull. Minéral. , 1987, 110, pp. 345-358 / A.B. Woodland , Chemical Geology, 10 December 1996, vol. 134, no. 1, pp. 83-112(30) / J.P. Lorand, 1989, Lithos, 23, 281-299
India
 
  • Jharkhand
    • Singhbhum District
S. G. Tenainkai, A. G. Ugarkar, M. V. Koti and A. Mookherjee (1991) Copper-bearing clay minerals of the oxidized zone of the Rakha-Chapri Block, Singhbhum Copper Belt, India. Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Earth and Planetary Sciences, 100, 13-30.
Indonesia
 
  • Kalimantan (Borneo)
    • South Kalimantan Province
      • Banjar
K.H. Hattori et al. , Mineralogical Magazine , April 2004, V68, N°2, pp. 353-368.
Japan
 
  • Hokkaido
    • Hidaka Province
      • Samani-gun
        • Samani-cho
          • Horoman peridotite body
Rocks & Min.: 22:112.
New Zealand
 
  • South Island
    • Tasman Region
      • Aorere Goldfield
        • Richmond Hill
Grapes, R.H., Challis, G.A. (1999) Gersdorffite with pentlandite, violarite, pyrrhotite, and pyrite, northwest Nelson, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 42:2, 189-204.
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Sakha Republic (Yakutia)
      • Daldyn-Alakit kimberlite field
        • Daldyn
http://web.utk.edu/~lataylor/pub-list/FLA_0084.pdf , M. Anand et al. , 8th International Kimberlite Conference Long Abstract
  • Northern Caucasus Region
    • Kabardino-Balkarian Republic
      • Elbrus Mt
Gurbanov, A.G., Bogatikov, O.A., Dokuchaev, A.Y., Gazeev, V.M., Abramov, S.S., Groznova, E.O., and Shevchenko, A.V. (2008): Geology of Ore Deposits 50(3), 199-217.
Sweden
 
  • Västmanland
    • Heby
USA
 
  • California
    • San Diego Co.
      • Julian District
        • Julian
Calkins, F.C. (1916), An occurrence of nickel ore in San Diego County, California: USGS Bulletin 640: 78, 79; Hudson, Frank Samuel (1922), Geology of the Cuyamaca region of California with special reference to the origin of the Nickeliferous pyrrhotite: University of California, Department of Geological Sciences Bulletin: 13: 217; Weber, F.H., Jr. (1963a) Mines and mineral resources of San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines and Geology County Report No. 3, 309 pp.: 196; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 66, 70.
    • Siskiyou Co.
      • Klamath Mts
        • Callahan District (Scott River District)
          • Schneider Hill
Aubury, Lewis E. (1902), The copper resources of California: California Mining Bureau Bulletin 23: 105; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 312.
  • Maine
    • Kennebec Co.
      • Gardiner
  • Massachusetts
    • Essex Co.
      • Beverly
Sears, John H. (1893). On the Occurrence of Augite and Nepheline Syenites in Essex County, Mass. (Bulletin of the Essex Institute, Vol. 25, pp. 11-125.)
  • Montana
    • Garfield Co.
V.V. Sharygin et al. , Scientific Journal Russian Geology and Geophysics, Sept. 2003, Vol. 44, N°9.
  • Pennsylvania
    • Lancaster Co.
      • Bart Township
        • Gap
Min.Rec.:21:103; Dana 6:1069; Dana 7:I:235,241 & II:490. (Ref 2) Second Geological Survey of Pennsylvania: 1874. Preliminary Report on the Mineralogy of Pennsylvania, F. A. Genth Pgs. 13, 14
  • Washington
    • Okanogan Co.
      • Gilbert Mountain
Inventory of Washington Minerals, Part II, Metalic Minerals, Vol. 1; M. Huntting, 1956
  • Wyoming
    • Sweetwater Co.
V.V. Sharygin et al. , Scientific Journal Russian Geology and Geophysics, Sept. 2003, Vol. 44, N°9.
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