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Auriferous Galena

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About Auriferous GalenaHide

Formula:
PbS
A variety of Galena

A gold-bearing variety of galena.


Chemical Properties of Auriferous GalenaHide

Formula:
PbS

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Mimetite1 photo of Auriferous Galena associated with Mimetite 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 Auriferous GalenaHide

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Wilson, E.D., et al (1934), AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 137: 66-67; Wilson, E.D. (1938), AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 145: 130-132.

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Localities for Auriferous GalenaHide

ⓘ - 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.
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Yavapai Co.
Wilson, E.D., et al (1934), AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 137: 41-42.
      • Weaver Mts
        • Weaver District (Virginia District; Mocking Bird District)
          • Octave
Wilson, E.D., et al (1934), AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 137: 66-67; Wilson, E.D. (1938), AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 145: 130-132.
  • Montana
    • Beaverhead Co.
      • Argenta District
Ref: Montana Bureau of Mines and Gology Special Publication 75, 1977
  • Pennsylvania
    • Bucks Co.
      • New Britain Township
        • New Galena
Mineralogy of Pennsylvania-1922; Samuel S. Gordon, pg. 163
  • South Dakota
Jay Ellis Ransom,1974, Gems and Minerals of America
Mineral and/or Locality  
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