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Jeromite

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Colour:
cherry-red to black
Lustre:
Vitreous
Crystal System:
Amorphous
Name:
Named for the type locality
An amorphous As-S-Se phase of variable composition.

Originally reported from United Verde Mine (The Big Hole; Big Hole property; Hull Mine; Hopewell tunnel; Patented claim 3480; Patented claim 2812; Patented claims 3348), Jerome, Verde District, Black Hills (Black Hill Range), Yavapai Co., Arizona, USA.


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Classification of JeromiteHide

Discredited
2/0.0-

2 : Sulphides
0 :
0 :
2.12.12.1

2 : SULFIDES
12 : AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
3.7.9

3 : Sulphides, Selenides, Tellurides, Arsenides and Bismuthides (except the arsenides, antimonides and bismuthides of Cu, Ag and Au, which are included in Section 1)
7 : Sulphides etc. of V, As, Sb and Bi

Physical Properties of JeromiteHide

Vitreous
Colour:
cherry-red to black
Streak:
reddish black

Crystallography of JeromiteHide

Crystal System:
Amorphous

Other Language Names for JeromiteHide

German:Jeromit
Simplified Chinese:硒硫砷矿
Spanish:Jeromita

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz1 photo of Jeromite associated with Quartz on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping (8th Edition)Hide

2/0.0-00Bravoite(Fe,Ni)S2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2/0.0-SpeculiteAuTe2
2/0.0-Wurtzite GroupMX
2/0.0-Schlemaite(Cu,◻)6(Pb,Bi)Se4Mon. 2/m : P21/m
2/0.0-WilhelmramsayiteCu3FeS3·2H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmmm
2/0.0-Britvinite[Pb7(OH)3F(BO3)2(CO3)][Mg4.5(OH)3(Si5O14)]Tric. 1 : P1
2/0.0-BrowneiteMnS Iso. 4 3m : F4 3m

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

3.7.1PatróniteVS4Mon.
3.7.2DuranusiteAs4SOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmna
3.7.3DimorphiteAs4S3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
3.7.4RealgarAs4S4Mon. 2/m
3.7.5PararealgarAs4S4Mon. 2/m : P21/b
3.7.6AlacrániteAs8S9Mon. 2/m : P2/b
3.7.7UzoniteAs4S5Mon.
3.7.8OrpimentAs2S3Mon. 2/m
3.7.10LaphamiteAs2(Se,S)3Mon. 2/m
3.7.11GetchelliteAsSbS3Mon. 2/m : P21/b
3.7.12Wakabayashilite[(As,Sb)6S9][As4S5]Orth. mm2 : Pna21
3.7.13PääkköneniteSb2AsS2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
3.7.14StibniteSb2S3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
3.7.15MetastibniteSb2S3Amor.
3.7.16TellurantimonySb2Te3Trig.
3.7.17BismuthiniteBi2S3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
3.7.18NevskiteBi(Se,S)Trig.
3.7.19GuanajuatiteBi2Se3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
3.7.21IkunoliteBi4(S,Se)3Trig.
3.7.22LaitakariteBi4Se2STrig. 3m : R3m
3.7.23PoubaitePbBi2(Se,Te,S)4Trig.
3.7.24TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3Trig.
3.7.25SoučekitePbCuBi(S,Se)3Orth.
3.7.26TsumoiteBiTeTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3 1m
3.7.27PilseniteBi4Te3Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
3.7.28HedleyiteBi7Te3Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
3.7.29TetradymiteBi2Te2STrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
3.7.30JoséiteBi4TeS2Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
3.7.31Joséite-BBi4Te2STrig.
3.7.32IngoditeBi2TeSTrig.
3.7.33SulphotsumoiteBi3Te2STrig.
3.7.34KawazuliteBi2Te2SeTrig.
3.7.36SkippeniteBi2TeSe2Trig.
3.7.37KochkaritePbBi4Te7Trig.
3.7.38RucklidgeitePbBi2Te4Trig.
3.7.39AleksitePbBi2Te2S2Trig.
3.7.40JunoiteCu2Pb3Bi8(S,Se)16Mon. 2/m : B2/m

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 JeromiteHide

Reference List:
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Lausen, C. (1928): Hydrous sulphates formed under fumerolic [sic] conditions at the United Verde Mine. American Mineralogist 13, 203-229.
Palache, C., Berman, H. & Frondel, C. (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, 834pp.: 144.
Burke, Ernest A.J. (2007) A Mass Discreditation of GQN Minerals. Canadian Mineralogist: 44(6): 1557-1560.

Internet Links for JeromiteHide

Localities for JeromiteHide

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.
Bolivia
 
  • Cochabamba Department
    • Ayopaya Province
Checked by SEM and wet chemical analysis. Amorphous.
Chile
 
  • Arica and Parinacota Region
    • Arica Province
      • Surire
XRD and SEM-EDX analysis (T. Witzke)
Czech Republic
 
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Hradec Králové Region
      • Trutnov (Trautenau)
        • Radvanice
www.gpkv.cz/haldy.html
Germany
 
  • Thuringia
    • Gera
      • Ronneburg U deposit
T. Witzke & F. Rüger: Lapis 1998(7/8), 26-64
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Yavapai Co.
      • Black Hills (Black Hill Range)
        • Verde District
          • Jerome
Lausen, C. (1928), Hydrous sulphates formed under fumerolic conditions at the United Verde mine, Am.Min.: 13: 203-229; Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 262.
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