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Diaphorite

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Formula:
Ag3Pb2Sb3S8
Colour:
Steel grey to Black
Lustre:
Metallic
Hardness:
2½ - 3
Specific Gravity:
6.04
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Name:
From the Greek διαφορά, "difference", because it is distinct from freieslebenite, a supposed dimorphous form.
Compare the chemically similar freieslebenite.


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Classification of DiaphoriteHide

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

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
J : Sulfosalts of PbS archetype
B : Galena derivatives, with Pb
3.5.4.1

3 : SULFOSALTS
5 : 2.5 < ø < 3
5.7.30

5 : Sulphosalts - Sulpharsenites and Sulphobismuthites (those containing Sn, Ge,or V are in Section 6)
7 : Sulpharsenites etc. of Pb and other metals

Physical Properties of DiaphoriteHide

Metallic
Transparency:
Opaque
Colour:
Steel grey to Black
Hardness:
2½ - 3 on Mohs scale
Hardness Data:
Measured
Tenacity:
Brittle
Fracture:
Irregular/Uneven, Sub-Conchoidal
Density:
6.04 g/cm3 (Measured)    5.97 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of DiaphoriteHide

Type:
Anisotropic
Anisotropism:
strong
Colour in reflected light:
white to greyish white
Internal Reflections:
none

Chemical Properties of DiaphoriteHide

Formula:
Ag3Pb2Sb3S8
Common Impurities:
Fe,Cu

Crystallography of DiaphoriteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Class (H-M):
2/m - Prismatic
Space Group:
P21/b
Setting:
P21/a
Cell Parameters:
a = 15.849(4) Å, b = 17.914(4) Å, c = 5.901(1) Å
β = 116.425(3)°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.885 : 1 : 0.329
Unit Cell V:
1,500.36 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
4
Morphology:
Prismatic [001]. Often striated [001]. Sometimes highly complex crystals.
Twinning:
On {120}; on {241}.

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

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Radiation - Copper Kα
Data Set:
Data courtesy of RRUFF project at University of Arizona, used with permission.

Type Occurrence of DiaphoriteHide

Synonyms of DiaphoriteHide

Other Language Names for DiaphoriteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Galena11 photos of Diaphorite associated with Galena on mindat.org.
Siderite6 photos of Diaphorite associated with Siderite on mindat.org.
Quartz4 photos of Diaphorite associated with Quartz on mindat.org.
Cassiterite3 photos of Diaphorite associated with Cassiterite on mindat.org.
Franckeite3 photos of Diaphorite associated with Franckeite on mindat.org.
Sphalerite2 photos of Diaphorite associated with Sphalerite on mindat.org.
Rhodochrosite1 photo of Diaphorite associated with Rhodochrosite on mindat.org.
Baryte1 photo of Diaphorite associated with Baryte on mindat.org.
Boulangerite1 photo of Diaphorite associated with Boulangerite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

2.JB.Andorite VIAgPbSb3S6Orth. mm2 : Pmn21
2.JB.10CosalitePb2Bi2S5Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
2.JB.15FreieslebeniteAgPbSbS3Mon. 2/m : P21/b
2.JB.15MarriteAgPbAsS3Mon. 2/m : P21/b
2.JB.20CannizzaritePb48Bi56S132Mon. 2/m : P21/m
2.JB.20WittitePb9Bi12(S,Se)27Mon.
2.JB.25aJunoiteCu2Pb3Bi8(S,Se)16Mon. 2/m : B2/m
2.JB.25iNeyiteAg2Cu6Pb25Bi26S68Mon.
2.JB.25cNordströmiteCuPb3Bi7(Se4S10)Mon.
2.JB.25gNuffielditeCu1.4Pb2.4Bi2.4Sb0.2S7Orth.
2.JB.25dProuditeCuPb7.5Bi9.33(S,Se)22Mon. 2/m : B2/m
2.JB.25hWeibullitePb5Bi8Se7S11Orth.
2.JB.25bFelbertaliteCu2Pb6Bi8S19Mon. 2/m : B2/m
2.JB.25jRouxeliteCu2HgPb23Sb27S65.5Mon. 2/m : B2/m
2.JB.25fÁngelaiteCu2AgPbBiS4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
2.JB.25iCuproneyiteCu7Pb27Bi25S68Mon. 2/m : B2/m
2.JB.30aGeocronitePb14(Sb,As)6S23Mon. 2/m : P21/m
2.JB.30aJordanitePb14(As,Sb)6S23Mon. 2/m : P21/m
2.JB.30bKirkiitePb10Bi3As3S19Mon. 2/m : P21/m
2.JB.30cTsugaruitePb4As2S7Orth.
2.JB.35cPillaitePb9Sb10S23ClO0.5Mon. 2/m : B2/m
2.JB.35aZinkenitePb9Sb22S42Hex. 6 : P63
2.JB.35bScainiitePb14Sb30S54O5Mon. 2/m : B2/m
2.JB.35dPellouxite(Cu,Ag)Pb10Sb12S27O(Cl,S)0.6Mon. 2/m : B2/m
2.JB.35fTubuliteAg2Pb22Sb20S53 Mon. m : Pb
2.JB.35eChovanitePb15-2xSb14+2xS36Ox (x ~ 0.2)Mon. 2/m : B2/m
2.JB.40bAschamalmitePb6Bi2S9Mon. 2/m
2.JB.40aBursaitePb5Bi4S11 (?)Orth.
2.JB.40bEskimoiteAg7Pb10Bi15S36Mon.
2.JB.40aFizélyiteAg5Pb14Sb21S48 Mon. 2/m
2.JB.40aGustaviteAgPbBi3S6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
2.JB.40aLillianitePb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
2.JB.40cOurayiteAg3Pb4Bi5S13Orth.
2.JB.40aRamdohritePb5.9Fe0.1Mn0.1In0.1Cd0.2Ag2.8Sb10.8S24Mon. 2/m
2.JB.40aRoshchiniteAg19Pb10Sb51S96Orth.
2.JB.40dSchirmeritePbAgBi3S6 - Pb3Ag1.5Bi3.5S9Orth.
2.JB.40aTreasuriteAg7Pb6Bi15S32Mon.
2.JB.40aUchucchacuaiteAgMnPb3Sb5S12Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmmm
2.JB.40eUstarasitePb(Bi,Sb)6S10 (?)
2.JB.40aVikingiteAg5Pb8Bi13S30Mon. 2/m : B2/m
2.JB.40aXilingolitePb3Bi2S6Mon.
2.JB.40bHeyrovskýitePb6Bi2S9Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cccm
2.JB.40UM1988-05-S:AgBiCuHgPb(Hg,Ag,Cu,Pb)5Pb5Bi11S27
2.JB.40UM1988-06-S:AgBiCuHgPb(Pb,Hg)12(Cu,Ag)3(Bi,Sb)10(S,Te)27
2.JB.40aAndorite IVPb18Ag15Sb47S96Mon. 2 : P2
2.JB.55GratonitePb9As4S15Trig. 3m : R3m
2.JB.60MarrucciiteHg3Pb16Sb18S46Mon. 2/m : B2/m
2.JB.65VurroitePb20Sn2(Bi,As)22S54Cl6Orth.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

5.7.1SeligmannitePbCuAsS3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmmn
5.7.2BournonitePbCuSbS3Orth. mm2 : Pmn21
5.7.3MeneghinitePb13CuSb7S24Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.7.4GladitePbCuBi5S9Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.7.5LindströmitePb3Cu3Bi7S15Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.7.6KrupkaitePbCuBi3S6Orth.
5.7.7HammaritePb2Cu2Bi4S9Orth.
5.7.8FriedrichitePb5Cu5Bi7S18Orth. mm2
5.7.9AikinitePbCuBiS3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
5.7.10NuffielditeCu1.4Pb2.4Bi2.4Sb0.2S7Orth.
5.7.11JaskólskiiteCuxPb2+x(Sb,Bi)2-xS5 (x ~ 0.15)Orth.
5.7.12TintinaitePb22Cu4(Sb,Bi)30S69Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
5.7.13KobellitePb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
5.7.14ProuditeCuPb7.5Bi9.33(S,Se)22Mon. 2/m : B2/m
5.7.15NordströmiteCuPb3Bi7(Se4S10)Mon.
5.7.16WatkinsoniteCu2PbBi4(Se,S,Te)8Mon.
5.7.17PekoitePbCuBi11(S,Se)18Orth.
5.7.18PetroviciteCu3HgPbBiSe5Orth.
5.7.19Eclarite(Cu,Fe)Pb9Bi12S28Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
5.7.20MarriteAgPbAsS3Mon. 2/m : P21/b
5.7.21ArgentobaumhaueriteAg1.5Pb22As33.5S72Tric. 1 : P1
5.7.22AndoriteAgPbSb3S6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.7.23RamdohritePb5.9Fe0.1Mn0.1In0.1Cd0.2Ag2.8Sb10.8S24Mon. 2/m
5.7.24RoshchiniteAg19Pb10Sb51S96Orth.
5.7.25OurayiteAg3Pb4Bi5S13Orth.
5.7.26EskimoiteAg7Pb10Bi15S36Mon.
5.7.27FizélyiteAg5Pb14Sb21S48 Mon. 2/m
5.7.28OwyheeiteAg3+xPb10-2xSb11+xS28, -0.13 < x > +0.20Mon. 2/m : P21/b
5.7.29FreieslebeniteAgPbSbS3Mon. 2/m : P21/b
5.7.31SterryiteCu(Ag,Cu)3Pb19(Sb,As)22(As-As)S56Mon. 2/m
5.7.32VikingiteAg5Pb8Bi13S30Mon. 2/m : B2/m
5.7.33ZoubekiteAgPb4Sb4S10Orth.
5.7.34SchirmeritePbAgBi3S6 - Pb3Ag1.5Bi3.5S9Orth.
5.7.36GustaviteAgPbBi3S6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.7.37KitaibeliteAg10PbBi30S51
5.7.38TreasuriteAg7Pb6Bi15S32Mon.
5.7.39BenjaminiteAg3Bi7S12Mon. 2/m : B2/m
5.7.40Lengenbachite Ag4Cu2Pb18As12S39Tric.
5.7.41BerryiteCu3Ag2Pb3Bi7S16Mon. 2/m : P21/m
5.7.42NeyiteAg2Cu6Pb25Bi26S68Mon.
5.7.43Larosite(Cu,Ag)21(Pb,Bi)2S13Orth.
5.7.44CupropavoniteCu0.9Ag0.5Pb0.6Bi2.5S5 Mon. 2/m : B2/m
5.7.45PadĕraiteCu7[(Cu,Ag)0.33Pb1.33Bi11.33]S22Mon.
5.7.46RayitePb8(Ag,Tl)2Sb8S21Mon.
5.7.47RathiteAg2Pb12-xTlx/2As18+x/2S40Mon. 2/m : P21/b
5.7.48HatchiteAgTlPbAs2S5Tric. 1 : P1

Fluorescence of DiaphoriteHide

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 DiaphoriteHide

Reference List:
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Zepharovich, M. V. R. (1871): Über Diaphorit und Freieslebenit. Sitzungsberichte der Kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Classe, 1. Abt., 63, 130-156.
Zeitschrift für Kristallographie: 110: 169-174.
Palache, C. (1938), American Mineralogist: 23: 821.
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: 414-415.
Armbruster T , Makovicky E , Berlepsch P , Sejkora J , European Journal of Mineralogy , 15 (2003) p.137-146, Crystal structure, cation ordering, and polytypic character of diaphorite,, Pb2Ag3Sb3S8, a PbS-based structure

Internet Links for DiaphoriteHide

Localities for DiaphoriteHide

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.
Argentina
 
  • Córdoba
    • Minas Department
Sureda (1978): Revista de la Asociacion Geologica Argentina 33(4):299-324
  • Jujuy
    • Rinconada Department
Brodtkorb, "Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina" (2002); DE BRODTKORB, Milka K. Precious metaltellurides and other Te-bearing minerals in different paragenesis of Argentina: A review. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 365-372.
Amer.Min.(2000) 85, 1066-1075
  • Salta
    • Los Andes department
      • El Quevar mining district
Brodtkorb (2002): Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina
        • Incahuasi Valley
ROBL, Klaus; BRODTKORB, Milka K.de and AMETRANO, Silvia. The Miocene epithermal mineralization of the Quevar Stratovolcan Complex, Salta. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 525-539
Australia
 
  • New South Wales
    • Buller Co.
      • Wilsons Downfall
        • Rivertree
Mineralogical Magazine 1962 33 : 315-319
Austria
 
  • Carinthia
    • Kreuzeck group
      • Kreuzeck area
Feitzinger, G., W. H. Paar, M. Tarkian, R. Reche, O. Weinzierl, W. Prochaska & H. Holzer (1995): Vein type Ag-(Au)-Pb, Zn, Cu-(W, Sn) mineralization in the Southern Kreuzeck Mountains, Carinthia Province, Austria. Mineralogy and Petrology 53: 307-332.
G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
      • Steinfeld
        • Rottenstein valley
G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
  • Styria
    • Birkfeld
      • Gasen
Bojar, H.-P. et al. (1998); Bojar, H.-P. (1999): 1189. Benleonardit, Diaphorit, Hessit, Gersdorffit, Greenockit, Magnetit, Meneghinit, Ullmannit, 2 unbekannte Cd-hältige Sulfide und ein nicht näher bestimmtes Ag-hältiges Pb-Sb-Sulfosalz vom Straßegg, Breitenau am Hochlantsch, Steiermark. Pp. 228-229 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (1999): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich XLVIII. Carinthia II, 189./109., 201-236.
    • Fischbacher Alpen
      • Rettenegg
        • Prinzkogel (Prinzenkogel)
          • Prinzkogel mines
            • Northern District
Jakely, D. et al. (2008)
            • Southern District
Jakely, D. et al. (2008)
      • St Marein im Mürztal
        • Graschnitzgraben
Schachinger, T., Auer, Ch., Tomazic, P., Bernhard, F. & Postl, W. (2013): Eine Blei-Zink-Silber-Mineralisation im Graschnitzgraben südlich von St. Marein im Mürztal, Fischbacher Alpen, Steiermark. Der Steirische Mineralog, 27, 4-9.
Bolivia
 
  • Oruro Department
    • Cercado Province
[MinRec 32:476]
No reference listed
[MinRec 32:479]
  • Potosí Department
    • Antonio Quijarro Province
      • Agua de Castilla
        • Porco
Kempff, O., Paar, W.H., Tawackoli, S.: "Minerales de Bolivia", 115pp (La Paz, 2009)
      • Huanchaca
Salomon Rivas y Federico Ahlfeld (1998) Los Minerales de Bolivia y sus Parajes. (Santa Cruz)
    • Cornelio Saavedra Province
      • Machacamarca District (Colavi District)
        • Machacamarca
[MinRec 32:474]
    • Potosí City
[MinRec 32:465]
    • Sud Chichas Province
      • Atocha-Quechisla District
        • Chocaya-Animas (Animas-Chocaya)
EDS and single crystal XRD, Frank Keutsch collection
Natural History Museum Vienna collection (SXRD-analysis U. Kolitsch)
Bulgaria
 
  • Kardzhali Oblast (Kurdzhali; Kărdžali; Kurdjali)
    • Momchilgrad Obshtina
Strashimirov, S., Dobrev, S., Stemenov, S., & Dragiev, H. (2005). Silver-bearing minerals from the ore body “North” in Sedefche epithermal Au-Ag deposit (eastern Rhodopes). Annual of the University of Mining and Geology “St. Ivan Rilski, 48, 143-148.; Kerestedjian T, Mladenova V (1998) Spherulits of native arsenic from Sedefche deposit , Eastern Rhodopes. Geochem., Mineral. and Petrol., 34, 27-34.
  • Montana Oblast
    • Chiprovtsi Obshtina
Petrova, M., & Ilieev, T. (2007). Compositional variations in the tetrahedrite-tennantite fahlores and polybasite-pearceite series from the Chiprovtsi Ag-Pb deposit, northwestern Bulgaria. Au-Ag telluride-selenide deposits, 26, 39.
Canada
 
  • British Columbia
    • Vancouver Mining Division
      • Brandywine Creek
        • Van Silver Property (Van Silver Mine; Van Silver Claims)
Woodside, R.W.M., Soregaroli, A.E., Ansell, H.G., Twaites, B.L., Balacko T.W. (2000): Rare sulfosalts from the Van Silver Mine, British Columbia. Mineralogical Record, 31(3), 219-229.
  • Yukon
    • Whitehorse Mining District
      • Carcross
        • Tagish Lake
          • Windy Arm
Gomi, A. (2001) Suisyou (Quartz), 50, #3, 173-180.
China
 
  • Guangdong Province
    • Foshan Prefecture
      • Gaoming District
        • Changkeng-Fuwan Au-Ag deposit
Huaying Liang, Ping Xia, Xiuzhang Wang, Jingping Cheng, Zhenhua Zhao, and Congqiang Liu (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31(1-4), 304-318
    • Meizhou Prefecture
      • Mei Co.
Genwen Chen, Zhenyu Xiao, and Bin Xia (2008): Geology and Prospecting 44(1), 31-36
  • Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region
    • Hechi Prefecture
      • Jinchengjiang District
        • Beixiang - Furongchang ore field
Zhong Zhang und Baogui Zhang (1996): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 15(1), 87-96
      • Nandan Co.
Xilin Li and Zhengen Zhang (1980): Geochimica 9(2), 172-185
    • Nanning Prefecture
      • Long'an Co.
Hongzhong Xu, Jinchu Zhu, Wenlan Zhang, and Jianping Zhou (1997): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 17(3), 345-351
  • Henan Province
    • Nanyang Prefecture
      • Tongbai Co.
Dequan Shuai, Bin Zhang, Minghua Zheng, Wendi Lin, and Danzhi Qi (1985): Journal of Chengdu University of Technology, Science and Technology Edition 26(3)
  • Hunan Province
    • Chenzhou Prefecture
      • Suxian District
        • Dongpo ore field
Youxun Liu, Yushen Qiao, and Yaxin Liu (2003): Geology and Prospecting 39(5), 49-52
Jinyan Yao and Mingchao Wu (1984): Geology and Prospecting 20(4), 1-7
  • Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region
    • Hinggan League (Xing'an Prefecture)
      • Horqin Right Middle Banner (Ke'erqin Youyi Zhongqi)
Qian Zhang, Xinzhi Zhan, Yuzhuo Qiu, Shuxun Shao, and Zhihao Liu (2002): Geochimica 31(3), 253-258; Zhicheng Lu, Peiping Zhang, Guozheng Duan, Libo Hao, and Dianchao Li (2002): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 22(1), 75-80; Xiaoqing Zhu, Qian Zhang, Yuliang He, and Shuxun Shao (2004): Mineral Deposits 23(1), 52-60; Xiaoqing Zhu, Qian Zhamg, Yuliang He, Chaohui Zhu, and Yan Huang (2006): Geochemical Journal 40, 265-275
      • Tuquan Co.
Zhicheng Lu, Peiping Zhang, Guozheng Duan, Libo Hao, and Dianchao Li (2002): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 22(1), 75-80
    • Hulunbuir League (Hulunbei'er Prefecture)
      • New Barag Right Banner (Xin Barag Youqi)
        • Jiawula Ag-polymetallic ore field
Tiegang Li, Guang Wu, Jun Liu, Yanqing Hu, Yunfu Zhang, and Dafeng Luo (2014): Acta Petrologica Sinica 30(1), 257-270
    • Ulanhad League (Chifeng Prefecture)
      • Bairin Left Banner (Balin Zuoqi)
Zhicheng Lu, Peiping Zhang, Guozheng Duan, Libo Hao, and Dianchao Li (2002): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 22(1), 75-80
      • Linxi Co.
Weining Zhou (1994): Mineral Resources and Geology 8(4), 233-244; Zhicheng Lu, Peiping Zhang, Guozheng Duan, Libo Hao, and Dianchao Li (2002): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 22(1), 75-80
  • Jiangxi Province
    • Shangrao Prefecture
      • Wannian Co.
Leiming Xu, Hengyu Wu, Ge Bai, and Quanbo He (1993): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 13(3), 254-262; Leiming Xu, Ge Bai, and Quanbo He (1993): Mineral Deposits 12(2), 138-147
  • Qinghai Province
    • Haibei Autonomous Prefecture
      • Qilian Co.
        • Guomisi-Gadaban ore field
Kai Zhang and Yongdong Shi (2000): Gansu Nonferrous Metals 2000(1-2), 10-14
  • Sichuan Province
    • Garzê Autonomous Prefecture (Ganzi Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Baiyu Co.
Xiaoming Qu, Qiling Zhang, Zengqian Hou, Yuanping Xu, and Jinzhong Li (2001): Mineral Deposits 20(3), 199-207
    • Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture
      • Huili Co.
Dong Zhensheng et al. (1996). In: Tu Guangzhi, Ed.: Low Temperature Geochemistry, Science Press (Beijing), 32-42.
Weining Zhou (1994): Mineral Resources and Geology 8(4), 233-244
Colombia
 
  • Antioquia Department
    • Mun. de Titiribí
      • Zancundo establishment
Alba Nury Gallego and Masahide Akasaka (2009) JAKOKA: 2009 Annual Meeting of the Japan Association of Mineralogical Sciences, R3-06; Alba Nury Gallego Hernández and Masahide Akasaka (2010): Ag-rich Tetrahedrite in the El Zancudo Deposit, Colombia: Occurrence, Chemical Compositions and Genetic Temperatures. Resource Geology 60, 218-233.; Hernández, Alba Nury Gallego; Akasaka, Masahide (2007): Silver-bearing and associated minerals in El Zancudo deposit, Antioquia, Colombia. Resource Geology 57, 386-399.
  • Caldas Department
    • Mun. de Supia
Publications of the Field Columbian Museum Geological Series Vol 1 1895-1902 pp 121-177
Czech Republic
 
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Central Bohemia Region
      • Benešov (Beneschau)
        • Český Šternberk (Böhmisch Sternberg)
Šrein, V. et al.: Mineralogická charakteristika metasomatického rudního ložiska Malovidy u Českého Šternberka. Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 2007, roč. 14-15, s. 149-158.
      • Kutná Hora (Kuttenberg)
No reference listed
No reference listed
V. Ritter von Zepharovich (1871): Über Diaphorit und Freieslebenit.- Sitzungsberichte der Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften (Wien) 63, 130-156; Amer.Min.(1987) 72:227
        • Březové Hory ore region (Birkenberg)
          • Březové Hory deposit
[Bull.N.M.Praha 2002, 10, p.43-77]
Josef Vajdak, Pequa Rare minerals specimen
    • Karlovy Vary Region
      • Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge)
        • Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal)
Lapis 2002(7/8), 63-65
France
 
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Cantal
      • Massiac
        • Molèdes
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
    • Haute-Loire
      • La Chaise-Dieu
        • Saint-Pal-de-Senouire
P.G. Pélisson : "Etude Minéralogique et Métallogénique du District Filonien Polytype de Paulhaguet (Haute-Loire, Massif Central Français)", Doctorate Thesis, Orléans, France, 1989
      • Mercoeur
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
      • Paulhaguet
        • Chavaniac-Lafayette
P.G. Pélisson : "Etude Minéralogique et Métallogénique du District Filonien Polytype de Paulhaguet (Haute-Loire, Massif Central Français)", Doctorate Thesis, Orléans, France, 1989
        • Mazerat-Aurouze
          • Aurouze
P.G. Pélisson : "Etude Minéralogique et Métallogénique du District Filonien Polytype de Paulhaguet (Haute-Loire, Massif Central Français)", Doctorate Thesis, Orléans, France, 1989
P.G. Pélisson : "Etude Minéralogique et Métallogénique du District Filonien Polytype de Paulhaguet (Haute-Loire, Massif Central Français)", Doctorate Thesis, Orléans, France, 1989
P.G. Pélisson : "Etude Minéralogique et Métallogénique du District Filonien Polytype de Paulhaguet (Haute-Loire, Massif Central Français)", Doctorate Thesis, Orléans, France, 1989
        • Sainte-Marguerite
P.G. Pélisson : "Etude Minéralogique et Métallogénique du District Filonien Polytype de Paulhaguet (Haute-Loire, Massif Central Français)", Doctorate Thesis, Orléans, France, 1989
P.G. Pélisson : "Etude Minéralogique et Métallogénique du District Filonien Polytype de Paulhaguet (Haute-Loire, Massif Central Français)", Doctorate Thesis, Orléans, France, 1989
  • Brittany
    • Morbihan
      • Pontivy
Y. Moëlo, E. Makovicky and S. Karup-Moller : "Sulfures complexes plombo-argentifères : minéralogie et cristallochimie de la série andorite-fizelyite", Documents du BRGM N° 167, 1989.
Georgia
 
  • Kvemo Kartli Region
    • Bolnisi District
Ramaz Migineishvili (2005) Hybrid nature of the Madneuli Cu-Au deposit, Georgia. IGCP Project 486, 2005 Field Workshop, Kiten, Bulgaria, 14-19 September 2005
Germany
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Black Forest
      • Schapbach
        • Wildschapbach valley
Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
  • Lower Saxony
    • Harz
      • St Andreasberg District
        • Beerberg
No reference listed
  • Saxony-Anhalt
    • Harz
      • Stolberg
Gröbner, J., Hajek, W., Junker, R. & Nikoleizig, J. (2011): Neue Mineralschätze des Harzes. Papierflieger Verlag GmbH, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany, 127 pp.
Gröbner, J., W. Hajek, R. Junker & J. Nikoleizig (2011). Neue Mineralienschätze des Harzes. S.89-97. Papierflieger-Verlag, Clausthal-Zellerfeld.
  • Saxony
    • Erzgebirge
      • Freiberg District
        • Bräunsdorf
V. Ritter von Zepharovich (1871): Über Diaphorit und Freieslebenit.- Sitzungsberichte der Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften (Wien) 63, 130-156
        • Kleinvoigtsberg
Dana 7:I:415.
        • Zug
Sejkora, J., Litochleb, J., Velebil, D. & Plášil, J. (2009): Owyheeit z rudního revíru Freiberg (SRN) a jeho doprovodné minerály. Bulletin mineralogicko-petrologického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze 17 (2), 91-99 (in Czech with English abstract).
Greece
 
  • Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika)
    • Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium)
      • Lavrion District Mines
        • Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine] (Kamariza)
Meixner, H. & Paar, W. (1982): New observations on ore formation and weathering of the Kamariza deposit, Laurion, SE Attica (Greece). Special Publication of the Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits 2 (Ore Genesis: State of the Art), 760-767.
  • Peloponnese Department (Peloponnisos)
    • Lakonia Prefecture (Laconia)
      • Molaoi
http://biomine.brgm.fr/Documents/4BioMinEProducts/Deliverable/DI3_WP1_Resource%20identification_v061031.pdf; M. Grossou-Valta, K. Adam, D. C. Constantinides, J. M. Prevosteau, E. Dimou (1990): Mineralogy of and potential beneficiation process for the Molai complex sulphide orebody, Greece. In: P. M. J. Gray, G. J. Bowyer, J. F. Castle, D. J. Vaughan, N. A. Warner (Eds.): Sulphide deposits — their origin and processing, 1990, The Institution of Mining and Metallurgy, 119-133.
India
 
  • Rajasthan (Rajputana)
    • Ajmer Division
      • Bhilwara District
Mineralium Deposita (2009) 44, 183-204
Italy
 
  • Piedmont
    • Torino Province
      • Canavese District
        • Borgofranco d'Ivrea
          • Biò
Piccoli, G.C., Maletto, G., Bosio, P., Lombardo, B. (2007). Minerali del Piemonte e della Valle d'Aosta. Associazione Amici del Museo "F. Eusebio" Alba, Ed., Alba (Cuneo) 607 pp.
  • Tuscany
    • Lucca Province
      • Apuan Alps
        • Pietrasanta
          • Valdicastello Carducci
Frizzo P., Simone S., 1995. Diaphorite in the Pollone ore deposit (Apuan Alps-Tuscany, Italy). Europ. J. Miner., 7: 705-708.; Biagioni, C., Orlandi, P., Moëlo, Y., & Bindi, L. (2014). Lead-antimony sulfosalts from Tuscany (Italy). XVI. Carducciite,(AgSb) Pb6 (As, Sb) 8S20, a new Sb-rich derivative of rathite from the Pollone mine, Valdicastello Carducci: occurrence and crystal structure. Mineralogical Magazine, 78(7), 1775-1793.
Japan
 
  • Hokkaido
    • Abuta-gun
      • Takarada
Josef Vajdak specimens obtained from Shinichi Nakanishi.
Mexico
 
  • Chihuahua
    • Mun. de Aquiles Serdán
Economic Geology 95:1673-1687 (2000)
  • Mexico
    • Mun. de Temascaltepec
      • Temascaltepec de González (Temascaltepec)
Camprubi, A., Canals, A., Cardellach, E., Prol-Ledesma, R.M., Rivera, R., 2001, The La Guitarra Ag-Au low-sulfidation epithermal deposit, Temascaltepec district, Mexico: vein structure, mineralogy, and sulfide-sulfosalt chemistry. Society of Economic Geologists Special Publication, v. 8, p. 133-158.
Norway
 
  • Nordland
    • Rana
Nigel J. Cook, pers com. to Knut Edvard Larsen 25.01.2001
Peru
 
  • Huancavelica Department
    • Castrovirreyna Province
      • Castrovirreyna District
American Mineralogist 87:753-764
  • Lima Department
    • Huarochiri Province
      • Casapalca
Mineralogical Record (1997): 28(4).
    • Oyon Province
Frank Keutsch collection, single crystal XRD and EDS
Romania
 
  • Maramureș Co.
Bailly, L., Milesi, J. P., Leroy, J., & Marcoux, E. (1998). Les minéralisations épithermales à Au-Cu-Zn-Sb du district de Baia Mare (Nord Roumanie): nouvelles données minéralogiques et microthermométriques. Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences-Series IIA-Earth and Planetary Science, 327(6), 385-390.
      • Chiuzbaia (Kisbánya)
Cook N.J., Damian Gh., New data on "Plumosite" and Other Sulfosalt Minerals from the Herja Vein Deposit, Baia Mare Dist., Romania, Geologica Carphathica, (1997)
    • Baia Sprie (Felsőbánya)
1-Rădulescu Dan, Dimitrescu Radu, 1966, Mineralogia Topografică a României, Ed. Academiei RSR, 1966, p.322-323.
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia)
      • Aldan Shield
        • Tyry River
Bortnikov, N.S., Gamyanin, G.N., Vikent’eva, O.V., Prokof’ev, V.Y., lpatov, V.A., and Bakharev, A.G. (2007): Geology of Ore Deposits 49(2), 87-128.
      • Sarychev Range
G. N. Gamyanin et al. (2001) Geology of Ore Deposits, 43, 442–467
      • Verkhoyansk Fold Belt
        • Verkhoyansk Silver Province
          • Deputatsky ore cluster
Pavlova, G.G., and Borisenko, A.S. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 164-185.
Pavlova, G.G., and Borisenko, A.S. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 164-185.
Pavlova, G.G., and Borisenko, A.S. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 164-185.
          • Khachakchan ore cluster
Pavlova, G.G., and Borisenko, A.S. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 164-185.
Pavlova, G.G., and Borisenko, A.S. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 164-185.
Pavlova, G.G., and Borisenko, A.S. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 164-185.; Seltmann, R., Soloviev, S., Shatov, V., Pirajno, F., Naumov, E., & Cherkasov, S. (2010). Metallogeny of Siberia: tectonic, geologic and metallogenic settings of selected significant deposits*. Australian Journal of Earth Sciences, 57(6), 655-706; Gamyanin, G. N., Anikina, E. Y., Bortnikov, N. S., Alpatov, V. V., Borisenko, A. S., & Nosik, L. P. (1998). The Prognoz silver-polymetallic deposit, Sakha: Mineralogy, geochemistry, and origin. GEOLOGY OF ORE DEPOSITS C/C OF GEOLOGIIA RUDNYKH MESTOROZHDENII, 40, 391-407.
          • Western Verkhoyansk District
            • Mangazeisky ore cluster
Pavlova, G.G., and Borisenko, A.S. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 164-185.
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Kamchatka Oblast'
Okrugin, V., & Chernev, I. Correlation of Epithermal and Geothermal Deposits (an Example of Mutnovsky Geothermal Area, Southern Kamchatka). Proceedings World Geothermal Congress 2015
    • Primorskiy Kray
      • Kavalerovo Mining District
        • Dal'negorsk (Dalnegorsk; Tetyukhe; Tjetjuche; Tetjuche)
Rogulina, L.I., and Sveshnikova, O.L. (2008): Geology of Ore Deposits 50(1), 60-74.
ROGULINA, L., MAKEEVA, T., PISKUNOV, Y. G., & SVESHNIKOVA, O. (2004). Первая находка платиноидов в рудах Майского золото-серебряного месторождения (Дальнегорск, Приморье).
American Mineralogist, Vol. 64, 1979, pp. 432-435
Rogulina, L. I.; Sveshnikova, O. L.; Varlamov, D. A. (2012): Mineral composition and structure of ores of silver epithermal deposit Taezhnoe in Primorye. Razvedka i Okhrana Nedr 2012 (6), 32-39 (in Russian).
Serbia
 
  • Podrinje District
Slobodan A. Radosavljević, Jovica N. Stojanović, Ana S. Radosavljević-Mihajlović, Vladan D. Kašić (2013): Polymetallic mineralization of the Boranja orefield, Podrinje Metallogenic District, Serbia: zonality, mineral associations and genetic features. Periodico di Mineralogia, 82, 61-87.
Slovakia
 
  • Banská Bystrica Region
    • Žarnovica Co.
Koděra, M., a kol.: Topografická mineralogie Slovenska. Sv. 1 A-Kl, Bratislava, Veda 1986, s. 448-472.
Onačila D., Rojkovičová Ľ. (1992) Zlato-strieborná mineralizácia žíl v hodrušskom rudnom poli. Mineralia Slovaca, 24, 3-4, 245-256 (in Slovak with English abstract).
Onačila F., Rojkovičová Ľ., Jeleň S., Hojstričová V., Štohl J., Lexa J., Žáková E. (1995) Komplexná geologická dokumentácia revíru Banská Štiavnica-Hodruša. Manuscript, Slovak Geological Survey (in Slovak).
      • Nová Baňa
Majzlan, J., Berkh, K., Kiefer, S., Koděra, P., Fallick, A.E., Chovan, M., Bakos, F., Biroň, A., Ferenc, S., Lexa, J. (2017): Mineralogy, alteration patterns, geochemistry, and fluid properties of the Ag-Au epithermal deposit Nová Baňa, Slovakia. Mineralogy and Petrology, 111, (in press)
    • Žiar nad Hronom Co.
Števko & Sejkora-unpublished, EMPA-WDS confirmed
  • Prešov Region
    • Prešov Co.
Duda et. all.,1981:Minerály severnej časti Slanských vrchov. Min.Slovca,Monografia 2,Bratislava, 98 p
South Korea
 
  • Gangwon-do (Kangwon-do; Gang'weondo)
    • Yeonwha
      • Yeonwha Mine
Econ Geol (1993) 88:855-872
Spain
 
  • Castile-La Mancha
    • Guadalajara
Mineralogical Record, 23 (3), 241-249
Calvo, M. and Sevillano, E. (1995): Famous mineral localities: Hiendelaencina Guadalajara Prov. Spain. Mineralogical Record 23, 241-249.
Calvo, M. and Sevillano, E. (1995). Famous mineral localities: Hiendelaencina Guadalajara Prov. Spain. Mineralogical Record. 23: 241-249.
Sweden
 
  • Södermanland
    • Nyköping
      • Tunaberg
NJMAh 165, 123
  • Västmanland
    • Sala
Kieft, C., Holmgren, J. & Eriksson, G.: (1987): The Silver-Mercury-Antimony minerals of Sala, Sweden. Canadian Mineralogist. 25 :647-658
Tajikistan
 
  • Viloyati Mukhtori Gorno-Badakhshan (Viloyati Badakhshoni Kuni)
    • Pamir Mts
      • Pamir Silver District
        • Bazardara ore cluster
Pavlova, G.G., and Borisenko, A.S. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 164-185.
Pavlova, G.G., and Borisenko, A.S. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 164-185.
USA
 
  • Alaska
    • Yukon-Koyukuk Borough
      • Iditarod District
U.S. Geological Survey, 2008, Alaska Resource Data File (ARDF): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1225.
  • Idaho
    • Owyhee Co.
Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
  • Michigan
    • Menominee Co.
Quigley, Tom, and Mahin, Bob, 2008, Back Forty Geology and Mineralization: Proceedings of the Institute on Lake Superior Geology, v. 54, Part 2 - Field Trip Guidebook, 66-85.
  • Nevada
    • Churchill Co.
      • Broken Hills District
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    • Nye Co.
      • Hot Creek Range
        • Morey District
Rocks & Minerals, Nov. 1999
RWMW specimens
  • Washington
    • Chelan Co.
      • Lake Chelan
Cannon, B. (1975): Minerals of Washington, p.81
      • Wenatchee District
        • Wenatchee
          • Squillchuck Creek
Lasmanis, R. (1995): Mineral News: A Compendium of Wenatchee District Mineralogy, Chelan County, Washington, p.6-7
Uzbekistan
 
  • Navoiy Viloyati (Navoi)
    • Central Kyzylkum Region
      • Bel'tau Mts
Koneev, R.I., Turesebekov, A.H., Ignatikov, E.N., Vasilevsky, B.B., and Rakhimov, R.R. (2005), In: Jingwen Mao and Bierlein, F.P. (Eds.): Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge, Vol. 1, 1403-1406
      • Zarafshan
        • Muruntau ore field
Koneev, R.I., Turesebekov, A.H., Ignatikov, E.N., Vasilevsky, B.B., and Rakhimov, R.R. (2005), In: Jingwen Mao and Bierlein, F.P. (Eds.): Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge, Vol. 1, 1403-1406
  • Samarkand Viloyati (Samarqand)
    • North Nuratau Mts
      • Zarmitan
Torsten Graupner, Samuel Niedermann, Dieter Rhede, Ulf Kempe, Reimar Seltmann, C. Terry Williams and Reiner Klemd (2010): Multiple sources for mineralizing fluids in the Charmitan gold(-tungsten) mineralization (Uzbekistan). Mineralium Deposita 45, 667-682.
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