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Rhenian Molybdenite

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About Rhenian MolybdeniteHide

Formula:
(Mo,Re)S2
A variety of Molybdenite

A rhenium-bearing variety of molybdenite (320 to 580 ppm Re - among highest known, Childs-Adwinkle Mine)


Chemical Properties of Rhenian MolybdeniteHide

Formula:
(Mo,Re)S2

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Ferrimolybdite2 photos of Rhenian Molybdenite associated with Ferrimolybdite on mindat.org.

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 Rhenian MolybdeniteHide

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Galbraith, F.W. (1947), Minerals of Arizona, AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 153: 24-25.

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Localities for Rhenian MolybdeniteHide

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.

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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.
Morocco
 
  • Drâa-Tafilalet Region
    • Ouarzazate Province
      • Tazenakht
S. Weiß: Lapis 31(7/8), 72-73 (2006)
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Pinal Co.
      • Galiuro Mts
        • Bunker Hill District (Copper Creek District)
          • Copper Creek (Copper Creek Canyon)
            • Copper Creek
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 152, 302; Kuhn, Truman H. (1938), AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 145: 127-130; Kuhn, Truman H. (1941), Pipe deposits of the Copper Creek area, AZ, Economic Geology: 36: 512-538; Anderson, C.A. (1969), Copper, in Mineral and water resources of AZ, AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 180: 117-156; Fleischer, M. (1959), The geochemistry of rhenium, with special reference to its occurrence in molybdenite, Econ.Geol.: 54: 1406-1413; Galbraith, F.W. (1947), Minerals of AZ, AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 153: 24.
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