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Klaprothite (of Petersen)

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Colour:
steel grey, yellowish
Hardness:
Specific Gravity:
4.6 (Calculated)
Name:
After German mineralogist, M.H. Klaproth (1743-1817).
A Mixture Of:
This page provides mineralogical data about Klaprothite (of Petersen).


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Physical Properties of Klaprothite (of Petersen)Hide

Colour:
steel grey, yellowish
Streak:
black
Hardness:
2½ on Mohs scale
Cleavage:
Perfect
along (100)
Density:
4.6 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Synonyms of Klaprothite (of Petersen)Hide

Other Language Names for Klaprothite (of Petersen)Hide

Simplified Chinese:脆硫铜铋矿
Traditional Chinese:脆硫銅鉍礦

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 Klaprothite (of Petersen)Hide

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C.F. Naumann, F. Zirkel (1898): "Elemente der Mineralogie", 13th ed., Engelmann (Leipzig): 449.
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: 418-419.

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Localities for Klaprothite (of Petersen)Hide

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.
Austria
 
  • Carinthia
    • Saualpe
      • Bad St Leonhard
        • Kliening
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Azerbaijan
 
  • Balakan District
    • Belokan-Avar ore district
Int J Econ & Environ Geology Vol 1(2) pp 25-29
Canada
 
  • Northwest Territories
    • Great Bear Lake
      • Port Radium District
B. J. Kieller (1965) Mineralogy of the No. 2 Zone Eldorado Mine, Port Radium Northwest Territories. Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology 13:452
China
 
  • Anhui
    • Tongling
      • Fenghuangshan ore field
Yi Li and Youbin Liang (1993): Geology and Prospecting 29(11), 29-33
  • Jiangxi
    • Fuzhou
      • Dongxiang Co.
Xia Ai and Zengyi Chen (1993): Geology and Prospecting 29(4), 25-29
  • Shandong
    • Rizhao
      • Wulian Co.
        • Qibaoshan
Jian Zhang (1987): Geology and Prospecting 23(6), 1-7
USA
 
  • North Carolina
    • Granville Co.
Laney, F.B.,(1917) the Geology and Ore Deposits of the Virginia District of Virginia and North Carolina ;NCGS Bulletion 26
 
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