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Metacinnabar

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This page provides mineralogical data about Metacinnabar.


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Classification of MetacinnabarHide

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

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
C : Metal Sulfides, M: S = 1: 1 (and similar)
B : With Zn, Fe, Cu, Ag, etc.
2.8.2.3

2 : SULFIDES
8 : AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
3.5.3

3 : Sulphides, Selenides, Tellurides, Arsenides and Bismuthides (except the arsenides, antimonides and bismuthides of Cu, Ag and Au, which are included in Section 1)
5 : Sulphides etc. of Hg and Tl

Pronounciation of MetacinnabarHide

Pronounciation:
PlayRecorded byCountry
Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Physical Properties of MetacinnabarHide

Hardness:

Chemical Properties of MetacinnabarHide

Formula:
HgS

Crystallography of MetacinnabarHide

Crystal System:
Isometric
Class (H-M):
4 3m - Hextetrahedral
Space Group:
F4 3m
Cell Parameters:
a = 5.8717(5) Å
Unit Cell V:
202.44 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
4

Crystallographic forms of MetacinnabarHide

Crystal Atlas:
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X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
3.378 (100)
2.926 (35)
2.068 (55)
1.7644 (45)
1.6891 (10)
1.3424 (12)
1.3085 (10)

Type Occurrence of MetacinnabarHide

Synonyms of MetacinnabarHide

Other Language Names for MetacinnabarHide

Varieties of MetacinnabarHide

GuadalcazariteZincian metacinnabar.
KittliteAn Se-bearing metacinnabar.
LeviglianiteZn-bearing variety of metacinnabar.
OnofriteA selenium-bearing variety of Metacinnabar, with up to 1 part in 5 of selenium to sulphur.
Originally reported from San Onofre, Plateros, Zacatecas, Mexico.
SaukoviteCadmian metacinnabar.
Selenian MetacinnabarA selenium-bearing variety of metacinnabar.

Relationship of Metacinnabar to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
BrowneiteMnS Iso. 4 3m : F4 3m
ColoradoiteHgTeIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m)
HawleyiteCdSIso. 4 3m : F4 3m
Ishiharaite(Cu,Ga,Fe,In,Zn)SIso. 4 3m : F4 3m
Rudashevskyite(Fe,Zn)SIso. 4 3m : F4 3m
SphaleriteZnSIso. 4 3m : F4 3m
StilleiteZnSe
TiemanniteHgSe

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Cinnabar22 photos of Metacinnabar associated with Cinnabar on mindat.org.
Dolomite3 photos of Metacinnabar associated with Dolomite on mindat.org.
Vrbaite3 photos of Metacinnabar associated with Vrbaite on mindat.org.
Calcite3 photos of Metacinnabar associated with Calcite on mindat.org.
Carpathite3 photos of Metacinnabar associated with Carpathite on mindat.org.
Idrialite3 photos of Metacinnabar associated with Idrialite on mindat.org.
Tvalchrelidzeite3 photos of Metacinnabar associated with Tvalchrelidzeite on mindat.org.
Hausmannite2 photos of Metacinnabar associated with Hausmannite on mindat.org.
Hypercinnabar1 photo of Metacinnabar associated with Hypercinnabar on mindat.org.
Quartz1 photo of Metacinnabar associated with Quartz on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

2.CB.AgmantiniteAg2MnSnS4Orth.
2.CB.05aColoradoiteHgTeIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m)
2.CB.05aHawleyiteCdSIso. 4 3m : F4 3m
2.CB.05cPolhemusite(Zn,Hg)STet.
2.CB.05bSakuraiite(Cu,Zn,Fe)3(In,Sn)S4 Iso.
2.CB.05aSphaleriteZnSIso. 4 3m : F4 3m
2.CB.05aStilleiteZnSe
2.CB.05aTiemanniteHgSe
2.CB.05UM1998-15-S:CuFeZnCu2Fe3Zn5S10
2.CB.05aRudashevskyite(Fe,Zn)SIso. 4 3m : F4 3m
2.CB.10aChalcopyriteCuFeS2Tet. 4 2m : I4 2d
2.CB.10aEskeborniteCuFeSe2Tet.
2.CB.10aGalliteCuGaS2Tet. 4 2m : I4 2d
2.CB.10bHaycockiteCu4Fe5S8Orth. 2 2 2
2.CB.10aLenaiteAgFeS2Tet. 4 2m : I4 2d
2.CB.10bMooihoekiteCu9Fe9S16Tet.
2.CB.10bPutoraniteCu1.1Fe1.2S2Iso.
2.CB.10aRoquesiteCuInS2Tet. 4 2m : I4 2d
2.CB.10bTalnakhiteCu9(Fe,Ni)8S16Iso. 4 3m : I4 3m
2.CB.10aLaforêtiteAgInS2Tet. 4 2m : I4 2d
2.CB.15aČernýiteCu2(Cd,Zn,Fe)SnS4Tet. 4 2m : I4 2m
2.CB.15aFerrokësteriteCu2(Fe,Zn)SnS4Tet. 4 : I4
2.CB.15aHocartiteAg2(Fe2+,Zn)SnS4Tet. 4 2m : I4 2m
2.CB.15aIdaiteCu5FeS6Hex.
2.CB.15aKësteriteCu2ZnSnS4Tet. 4 : I4
2.CB.15aKuramiteCu3SnS4Tet.
2.CB.15bMohiteCu2SnS3Mon.
2.CB.15aPirquitasiteAg2ZnSnS4Tet. 4 : I4
2.CB.15aStanniteCu2FeSnS4Tet. 4 2m : I4 2m
2.CB.15cStannoiditeCu+6Cu2+2(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12Orth.
2.CB.15aVelikiteCu2HgSnS4Tet.
2.CB.15cUM2006-11-S:CuFeGeZnCu8(Fe,Zn)3Ge2S12 (?)
2.CB.20ChatkaliteCu6FeSn2S8Tet. 4 2m : P4m2
2.CB.20MawsoniteCu6Fe2SnS8Tet. 4 2m : P4m2
2.CB.30ColusiteCu12VAs3S16Iso. 4 3m : P4 3n
2.CB.30GermaniteCu13Fe2Ge2S16Iso. 4 3m : P4 3n
2.CB.30GermanocolusiteCu26V2(Ge,As)6S32Iso.
2.CB.30NekrasoviteCu26V2(Sn,As,Sb)6S32Iso.
2.CB.30StibiocolusiteCu13V(Sb,Sn,As)3S16Iso.
2.CB.30Ovamboite Cu20(Fe,Cu,Zn)6W2Ge6S32Iso.
2.CB.30MaikainiteCu20(Fe,Cu)6Mo2Ge6S32
2.CB.35aHemusiteCu6SnMoS8Iso.
2.CB.35aKiddcreekiteCu6SnWS8Iso. 4 3m : F4 3m
2.CB.35aPolkovicite(Fe,Pb)3(Ge,Fe)1-xS4Iso.
2.CB.35aRenierite(Cu1+,Zn)11Fe4(Ge4+,As5+)2S16Tet. 4 2m : P4 2c
2.CB.35aVincienniteCu+7Cu2+3Fe2+2Fe3+2Sn(As,Sb)S16Tet.
2.CB.35aMorozeviczite(Pb,Fe)3Ge1-xS4Iso.
2.CB.35bCatamarcaiteCu6GeWS8Hex. 6mm : P63mc
2.CB.40LautiteCuAsSOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
2.CB.45CadmoseliteCdSeHex. 6mm : P63mc
2.CB.45GreenockiteCdSHex. 6mm : P63mc
2.CB.45Wurtzite(Zn,Fe)SHex. 6mm : P63mc
2.CB.45RambergiteMnSHex. 6mm : P63mc
2.CB.45Buseckite(Fe,Zn,Mn)SHex. 6mm : P63mc
2.CB.55aCubaniteCuFe2S3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
2.CB.55bIsocubaniteCuFe2S3Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
2.CB.60PicotpauliteTlFe2S3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmcm
2.CB.60RaguiniteTlFeS2Orth.
2.CB.65ArgentopyriteAgFe2S3Mon. 2/m
2.CB.65SternbergiteAgFe2S3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
2.CB.70SulvaniteCu3VS4Iso.
2.CB.75VulcaniteCuTeOrth.
2.CB.80EmpressiteAgTeOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
2.CB.85MuthmanniteAuAgTe2Mon. 2/m : P2/m

Related Minerals - Dana Grouping (8th Ed.)Hide

2.8.2.1SphaleriteZnSIso. 4 3m : F4 3m
2.8.2.2StilleiteZnSe
2.8.2.4TiemanniteHgSe
2.8.2.5ColoradoiteHgTeIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m)
2.8.2.6HawleyiteCdSIso. 4 3m : F4 3m
2.8.2.7Rudashevskyite(Fe,Zn)SIso. 4 3m : F4 3m

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

3.5.1CinnabarHgSTrig. 3 2 : P31 2 1
3.5.2HypercinnabarHgSHex.
3.5.4ImiteriteAg2HgS2Mon.
3.5.5TiemanniteHgSe
3.5.6BalkaniteCu9Ag5HgS8Mon. 2/m : P2/m
3.5.7Danielsite(Cu,Ag)14HgS8Orth.
3.5.8ColoradoiteHgTeIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m)
3.5.9GortdrumiteCu18FeHg6S16Orth.
3.5.10Polhemusite(Zn,Hg)STet.
3.5.11CarliniteTl2STrig. 3 : R3
3.5.12CrookesiteCu7(Tl, Ag)Se4Tet.
3.5.13SabatieriteCu6TlSe4Orth.
3.5.14PicotpauliteTlFe2S3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmcm
3.5.15RaguiniteTlFeS2Orth.
3.5.16ThalcusiteTl2Cu3FeS4Tet.
3.5.17BukoviteTl2(Cu,Fe)4Se4Tet.
3.5.18GalliteCuGaS2Tet. 4 2m : I4 2d
3.5.19RoquesiteCuInS2Tet. 4 2m : I4 2d
3.5.20InditeFeIn2S4

Other InformationHide

Health Risks:
Contains mercury - always wash hands after handling. Avoid inhaling dust when breaking. Never lick or ingest. Do not heat in an unventilated environment - emits toxic Hg fumes.

References for MetacinnabarHide

Reference List:
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Durand, F.E. (1873) Notes on the crystallization of metacinnabarite. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, ser. 1, 4(1): 219–220, figs. 1–2.
Penfield, S.L. (1892) Notes on the crystallography of metacinnabarite. American Journal of Science, 3rd. series: 44: 383.
Lehmann, W.M. (1924) Rontgenographische Untersuchungen an naturlichem und synthetischem Metacinnabarit (HgS). Zeitschrift für Kristallographie, Band 60: 379-413; …Mineralogical Abstracts: 2: 510-511 (1925).
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.: 215-217.
Dickson, F.W., Tunnell, G. (1959) The Stability Relations of Cinnabar and Metacinnabar. American Mineralogist: 44: 471-487.

Internet Links for MetacinnabarHide

Localities for MetacinnabarHide

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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.
Afghanistan
 
  • Bamian Province (Bamyan Province; Bamiyan Province)
    • Waras District
Orris, G.J., and Bliss, J.D. (2002): Mines and Mineral Occurrences of Afghanistan. United States Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-110
Argentina
 
  • La Rioja
    • Chilecito department
      • Sañogasta
M.K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina)
Australia
 
  • Tasmania
    • Latrobe municipality
      • Harford
R Bottrill, unpub data; R Bottrill, Unpub.. Data
  • Victoria
    • Mansfield Shire
      • Jamieson
        • Quicksilver creek
W.D. Birch., The Jamieson mercury deposit, Victoria. -Australian Journal of Mineralogy Vol.9, No.1, June 2003
  • Western Australia
    • Kalgoorlie-Boulder Shire
      • Kalgoorlie-Boulder
        • Golden Mile Mines
Simpson, E.S. (1948), Minerals of Western Australia, Vol 3, pp 310
Austria
 
  • Carinthia
    • Kreuzeck group
      • Dellach im Drautal
        • Glatschach
G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
  • Lower Austria
    • Industrieviertel
      • Bucklige Welt
        • Hochneukirchen-Gschaidt
Kolitsch, U., Brandstätter, F. & Auer, C. (2010): 1660) Cervantit, Metacinnabarit und Valentinit von der ehemaligen Antimonitgrube bei Maltern. Pp. 246 in Niedermayr et al. (2010): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LIX. Carinthia II, 200./120., 199-260.
  • Salzburg
    • Lungau
      • Schladminger Tauern
        • Weißpriach valley
Schachinger, T., Kolitsch, U., Bernhard, F. & Bojar, H.-P. (2014): Erzmineralisationen und ihre Verwitterungsprodukte aus dem weiteren Bereich der Steirischen und Lungauer Kalkspitze. Der Steirische Mineralog 28, 8-21.
    • Saalfelden
      • Leogang
        • Hütten
          • Schwarzleograben
            • Inschlag Alp
Poeverlein, R. (1987): Neufunde von Coelestin im Magnesitbergbau der Inschlagalm. LAPIS 12 (9), 33-35.; A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs (1989)
            • Schwarzleo District
R.Poeverlein (2016)
R.Poeverlein (2016)
            • Vogel Alp
R.Poeverlein (2016)
    • St Johann im Pongau
peter neschen collection
A. Strasser: Die Minerale Salzburgs, 1989
C.Auer (2016)
  • Styria
    • Eisenerz
Meixner, H. (1980); Lapis 8(4), 14-24 (1983); Josef Taucher & Christine Elisabeth Hollerer (2012): Metacinnabarit mit Cinnabarit auf Fe-Dolomit von der Schiller Etage am Steirischen Erzberg bei Eisenerz, Steiermark. Der Steirische Mineralog 26, 57-58.
    • Fischbacher Alpen
      • St. Jakob-Breitenau
        • Hochlantsch
Bojar, H.-P. (1998)
    • Schladming
      • Schladminger Tauern
        • Giglach valley
          • Giglach lakes
Schachinger, T., Kolitsch, U., Bernhard, F. & Bojar, H.-P. (2014): Erzmineralisationen und ihre Verwitterungsprodukte aus dem weiteren Bereich der Steirischen und Lungauer Kalkspitze. Der Steirische Mineralog 28, 8-21.
  • Tyrol
    • North Tyrol
      • Inn valley
        • Brixlegg - Schwaz area
          • Brixlegg - Rattenberg
            • Geyer - Silberberg District
              • Silberberg
Schnorrer, G. and Poeverlein, R. (2002) Schwaz-Brixlegg-Fundstellen: 2. Die Minerale des Stockerstollens bei Brixlegg in Tirol. Aufschluss, 53, 209-228.
Bulgaria
 
  • Vratsa Oblast (Vratza)
    • Balkan Mts (Stara Planina)
ATANASSOVA, S. THE PRESERVED MINERAL DIVERSITY OF SEDMOCHISLENITSI DEPOSIT, VRATSA ORE REGION.
China
 
  • Gansu Province
    • Gannan Autonomous Prefecture
      • Luqu Co.
Yuanzhen Zhang, Dakang Song, and Jingyao Sun (1992): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 12(1), 83-86
  • Guizhou Province
    • Qianxi'nan Autonomous Prefecture
      • Ceheng Co.
http://brightrich.com/mineral_summary.htm
    • Tongren Prefecture
      • Tongren Co.
Denghong Wang, Yan Qin, Chenghui Wang, Yuchuan Chen, and Lan Gao (2012): Geotectonica et Metallogenia 36(3), 330-336
      • Wanshan District
Zhenhua Ding, Wenhua Wang, Liya Qu, Qinghe Tang, Cai'e Liu, Jinping Cheng, and Weixuan Hu (2004): Environmental Science 25(2), 111-114
  • Hunan Province
    • Huaihua Prefecture
      • Xinhuang Co.
        • Xinhuang Hg ore field
Zhengxiang Bao (1983): Geology and Prospecting 19(5), 15-21
      • Yuanling Co.
Boyi Liang and Zhenru Zhang (1988): Geology and Prospecting 24(8), 25-30
    • Xiangxi Autonomous Prefecture
      • Baojing Co.
Zhongqi Huang (1991): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 11(3), 274-277
      • Fenghuang Co.
Shaoxiang Yang and Ketong Lao (2007): Geological Bulletin of China 26(7), 899-908
          • Chatian ore district
Zhengxiang Bao (1983): Geology and Prospecting 19(5), 15-21
National Geological Archives of China database, record no. hn005933
National Geological Archives of China database, record no. hn007730
  • Shaanxi Province
    • Ankang Prefecture
      • Xunyang Co.
        • Gongguan-Huilong ore field
Huiqin Zuo, Xin Bai, Wenzheng Zhang, and Jiyan Feng (1991): China Mine Engineering 1991(2), 46-48, F4
    • Shangluo Prefecture
      • Zhen'an Co.
Wenhui Qiu (1985): Geology and Prospecting 21(10), 16-21
  • Sichuan Province
    • Garzê Autonomous Prefecture (Ganzi Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Baiyu Co.
Zengqian Hou, Khin Zaw, Guitang Pan, Xuanxue Mo, Qiang Xu, Yunzhong Hu, and Xingzhen Li (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31, 48-87.
    • Ngawa Autonomous Prefecture (Aba Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Zoigê Co. (Ruo'ergai Co.)
Su Sun (1993): Gold Science and Technology 1(2), 4-10
Czech Republic
 
  • Moravia (Mähren; Maehren)
    • Zlín Region
      • Komňa
Pauliš, P: Nejzajímavější mineralogická naleziště Moravy a Slezska. Kutná Hora: Kuttna, 2001, s. 42-44.
Ecuador
 
  • Zamora-Chinchipe Province
Hennessey, B.T., Puritch, E.J., Gowans, R.M., Leary, S.F., (2008) A mineral resource estimate for the Fruta Del Norte deposit, Cordillera del Condor Project, Zamora-Chinchipe Province, Ecuador; an NI 43-101 Technical Report prepared for Kinross Gold Corporation by Micon International Limited, 232p.
Georgia
 
  • Racha-Lochkhumi-Kvemo Svaneti Region
    • Oni District
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Germany
 
  • Lower Saxony
    • Harz
Dutrizac J E, Chen T T (1981) The synthesis of mercury jarosite and the mercury concentration in jarosite-family minerals, The Canadian Mineralogist 19, 559-569
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
    • Siegerland
      • Gosenbach
M Kampf collection
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Lahn valley
      • Bad Ems District
        • Frücht
Schnorrer, G., (1993): Mineralogische Notitzen VI, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 44, 44-58
    • Palatinate
      • Alsenz-Obermoschel
Lapis 2001(6), 13-40
Hartmut Hensel Collection, Neustadt/Wstr.
Hartmut Hensel Collection, Neustadt/Wstr.
      • Kusel
        • Altenglan
Lapis 2001(6), 13-40
      • Rockenhausen
Lapis 2001(6), 13-40
Hungary
 
  • Pest Co.
    • Budai Mts
      • Budapest
Ores in the Bátori Cave and hydrothermal processes of the Hárs-hill, Budapest Hungary , 2007
Iran
 
  • West Azarbaijan Province (West Azerbaijan Province)
    • Takab (Takan Tepe)
Asadi, H.H., Voncken, J.H.L, Kühnel, R.A., and Hale, M. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 656-671.
Ireland
 
  • Co. Tipperary
    • Monard
Steed, G.M. in Andrew, C.J., Crowe, R.W.A., Finlay, S., Pennell, W.M. and Pyne, J.F., eds. (1986) Geology and genesis of mineral deposits in Ireland, Irish Association for Economic Geology, Dublin Conference, 1984, pp. 481-499.; Ryback, G., Nawaz, R. and Farley, E. (1988) Seventh Supplementary List of British Isles Minerals (Irish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 52, n° 365, pp. 267-274.
Italy
 
  • Lombardy
    • Bergamo Province
      • Scalve Valley
Capitanio A. (2000): Il Ferro della Val di Scalve. Ferrari Grafiche Clusone (Bg), 159 pp
  • Sardinia
    • Carbonia-Iglesias Province
      • Gonnesa
Stara, P., Rizzo, R., Tanca, G.A. (1996): Iglesiente - Arburese. Miniere e Minerali. Volume 1 & 2. Nine Italian Mineralogical Groups/Associations, 192 + 239 pp.
      • Iglesias
        • Punta della Torre
AA. VV., 1996. Collezionare minerali. Hobby & Work
  • Tuscany
    • Grosseto Province
      • Manciano
De Michele, V. (1974). Guida mineralogica d'Italia. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 2 vol
      • Semproniano
        • Catabbio
Gatti L.C. (1965): Il nuovo giacimento mercurifero di Catabbio (GR). L'Industria Mineraria, 16, 465-476.
    • Lucca Province
      • Apuan Alps
        • Seravezza
          • Ripa
R. angelillis - Un escursione alla miniera cinabrifera di Ripa (Lucca) - Notizie del Gruppo Mineralogico Lombardo, n. 4, pag. 94, (1972)
        • Stazzema
D'Achiardi, A, (1876): Su di alcuni minerali toscani. Guadalcazarite di Levigliani. Atti Soc. Tosc. Sci. Nat., Mem., 2, 112-113); Manasse, E. (1920): Sulla leviglianite. Atti Soc. Tosc. Sci. Nat., Mem., 33, 156-163; Dini A., 1995. Metacinabro zincifero (leviglianite) e sfalerite mercurifera della miniera di Levigliani (Alpi Apuane, Toscana). Atti Soc. Tosc. Sci. Nat., Mem., 102: 67-72.
          • Ponte Stazzemese
Biagioni, C. & Orlandi, P. (2009). Tiemannite e metacinabro della miniera Buca della Vena (Alpi Apuane). Atti della Società Toscana di Scienze Naturali, Memorie, 114, 13-17.
    • Siena Province
      • Amiata Mt.
        • Abbadia San Salvatore
Mariani P., Scaini G.: "I minerali d'Italia" - Rizzoli, 1978 and A. Del Caldo, C. Del Moro, C.M. Gramaccioli, M. Boscardin M. "Guida ai Minerali" Fabbri ed. Milano, 1981 and De Michele V. (1975) – Guida Mineralogica d’Italia – Ist. Geogr. De Agostini, Novara
        • Castiglion d'Orcia
Meli R., 2002. Giacimenti da non dimenticare: Pietrineri (Val d'Orcia, Siena). Riv. Miner. Ital. 2: 70-73.
        • Piancastagnaio
Japan
 
  • Hokkaido
    • Okhotsk Subprefecture (Abashiri Province)
      • Kitami City
Yajima, S. (1960). Metacinnabar from Sarawak and Japan, with Reference to Its Stability Relations to Cinnabar. Mineralogical Journal, 3(1), 9-18.
Yajima, S. (1960). Metacinnabar from Sarawak and Japan, with Reference to Its Stability Relations to Cinnabar. Mineralogical Journal, 3(1), 9-18.
      • Tokoro-gun
Masutomi Museum specimen, Kyoto
  • Honshu Island
    • Kinki Region
      • Hyogo Prefecture
        • Yabu City
          • Sekinomiya-machi
Yajima, S. (1960). Metacinnabar from Sarawak and Japan, with Reference to Its Stability Relations to Cinnabar. Mineralogical Journal, 3(1), 9-18.
      • Mie Prefecture
Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan); Yajima, S. (1960). Metacinnabar from Sarawak and Japan, with Reference to Its Stability Relations to Cinnabar. Mineralogical Journal, 3(1), 9-18.
        • Taki-cho
Dr. Yohachiro Okamoto collection (conserved by the Geological Survey of Japan)
      • Nara Prefecture
Geology and Mineral Resources of Japan (Geological Survey of Japan, 1960); Yajima, S. (1960). Metacinnabar from Sarawak and Japan, with Reference to Its Stability Relations to Cinnabar. Mineralogical Journal, 3(1), 9-18.
      • Osaka Prefecture
        • Minami-Kawachi-gun
Dr. Yohachiro Okamoto collection (conserved by the Geological Survey of Japan); Yajima, S. (1960). Metacinnabar from Sarawak and Japan, with Reference to Its Stability Relations to Cinnabar. Mineralogical Journal, 3(1), 9-18.
  • Kyushu Region
    • Nagasaki Prefecture
      • Sasebo
www.mineralmundi.com
Kyrgyzstan
 
  • Osh Oblast
    • Alai Range (Alay Range)
[Lapis 1993:11 p11-24]; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
      • Fergana Valley
[Lapis 11:11-24]; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Malaysia
 
  • Borneo
    • Sarawak
Yajima, S. (1960). Metacinnabar from Sarawak and Japan, with Reference to Its Stability Relations to Cinnabar. Mineralogical Journal, 3(1), 9-18.
Mexico
 
Sheppard (1852) A Treatise on Mineralogy
  • Guerrero
    • Mun. de Taxco
      • Hauhauxtla
Panczner (1987): 135-372.
      • Huahuaxtla
Panczner(1987):271.
Panczner(1987):271.
    • Mun. de Teloloapan
      • Teloloapan
Panczner(1987):271.
  • Queretaro
    • Mun. de Cadereyta
      • El Doctor (Doctor)
Frank Keutsch collection analysis and label
  • San Luis Potosí
    • Mun. de Guadalcázar
Rocks & Minerals (Jan. 1999)
Panczner (1987): 271.
Panczner (1987): 154-271.
  • Zacatecas
    • Plateros
[Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index"]
Mongolia
 
  • Bayan Ölgiy Aimag
    • Tolbonur 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.
Morocco
 
  • Drâa-Tafilalet Region
    • Ouarzazate Province
      • Djebel Saghro (Jbel Saghro)
        • Imiter District
Barral, J.-P., Favreau, G. and Lheur, C. (2009): Imiter, der größte Silberbergbau Marokkos: Geologie, Bergbaugeschichte und Mineralien. Lapis 34 (12), 15-43; 62 (in German).
Namibia
 
  • Otjikoto Region (Oshikoto)
    • Tsumeb
Gebhard, G. (1999): Tsumeb II. A Unique Mineral Locality. GG Publishing, Grossenseifen, Germany
New Zealand
 
  • North Island
    • Northland
R. Martin, More Puhipuhi. Essence of Microscope (NZ)
Poland
 
  • Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie)
    • Wałbrzych District
      • Boguszów-Gorce
        • Sobięcin
Sachs A. 1906: Die Bodenschätze Schlesiens. Erze. Kohlen, nutzbare Gesteine. Leipzig
Republic of Macedonia
 
  • Kavadarci
    • Rožden (Rozhden; Roszdan)
Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data, Alois Lechner specimen
Romania
 
  • Harghita Co.
Ed.:Szakáll S.-Kristály F.2010:Mineralogy of Székelyland,Eastern Transylvania,Romania
  • Maramureș Co.
    • 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)
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Nokleberg, W. J. (2005). Metallogenesis and tectonics of the Russian far east, Alaska, and the Canadian cordillera (No. 1697). US Dept. of the Interior, US Geological Survey.
    • Tuva Republic
      • Pii-Khem District
        • Uyuk Range
Pervukhina, N. V., & Romanenko, G. V. (1999). New Data On The Mercury Oxide-Chloride Mineral Poyarkovite: The Second Find, And Crystal. Structure Determination. Canadian Mineralogist 37:119-126; Pervukhina, N. V., Vasil’ev, V. I., Borisov, S. V., Magarill, S. A., & Naumov, D. Y. (2003). The crystal structure of a polymorph of Hg2+ 3S2Br1. 0Cl0. 5I0. 5. The Canadian Mineralogist, 41(6), 1445-1453.
          • Oorash-Khem River Valley
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Pervukhina, N. V., Vasil’ev, V. I., Borisov, S. V., Magarill, S. A., & Naumov, D. Y. (2003). The crystal structure of a polymorph of Hg2+ 3S2Br1. 0Cl0. 5I0. 5. The Canadian Mineralogist, 41(6), 1445-1453.
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Kamchatka Oblast'
Okrugin, V. M., Andreeva, E. D., Chubarov, V. M., Yablokova, D. A., Shishkanova, K. O., Chernev, I. I., & Chubarov, M. V. Sulfides of the Modern Kamchatka Hydrothermal Systems. Proceedings World Geothermal Congress 2015
Active Volcanoes of Kamchatka, vol 2, p 140, S.A. Fedotov
    • Sakhalinskaya Oblast'
      • Kuril Islands (Kurile Islands)
        • Kunashir Island
Pavel M. Kartashov data
  • Urals Region
    • Southern Urals
      • Bashkortostan Republic (Bashkiria Republic)
        • Uchaly
Belogub, E.V., Novoselov, K.A., Spiro, B., and Yakovleva, V.A. (2003): Mineralogical Magazine 67(2), 339-354; Yakovleva, V.A., Belogub, E.V., Novoselov, K.A. (2003): Mineralogical Magazine 67(2), 355-361; Belogub, E.V., Novoselov, K.A., Yakovleva, V.A., and Spiro, B. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 239-254
      • Orenburgskaya Oblast'
        • Gay
Belogub, E.V., Novoselov, K.A., Yakovleva, V.A., and Spiro, B. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 239-254.
  • Western-Siberian Region
    • Altai Republic (Gorno-Altayskaya Autonomous Oblast')
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.
      • Kuray
Pavlova, G.G., and Borisenko, A.S. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 164-185.
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
    • Banská Bystrica Co.
      • Banská Bystrica (Neusohl)
Koděra et all.,1990: Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, I-III, 1590p
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
  • Košice Region
    • Gelnica Co.
      • Gelnica (Göllnitz)
Háber,M., 1980: Mineralogische – geochemische und paragenetische Erfoschung hydrotermaler Gänge im Gebiet zwischen Prakovce und Kojšov (SGR). Záp.Karpáty – sér. Miner.,petrograf.,geochém., metalog., 7 – 131
Pauliš P., Ďuďa R., 2002: Nejzajimavejší mineralogická nalezište Slovenska. Kuttna, Kutná Hora, 134p.
Háber,M., 1980: Mineralogische – geochemische und paragenetische Erfoschung hydrotermaler Gänge im Gebiet zwischen Prakovce und Kojšov (SGR). Záp.Karpáty – sér. Miner.,petrograf.,geochém., metalog., 7 – 131
    • Rožňava Co.
      • Nižná Slaná (Niedersalz; Alsósajó)
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
  • Prešov Region
    • Prešov Co.
      • Červenica
        • Dubník
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
Duda et. all.,1981:Minerály severnej časti Slanských vrchov. Min.Slovca,Monografia 2,Bratislava, 98 p
    • Snina Co.
Pauliš,P.,Ďuďa,R.,2002: Nejzajímavejší mineralogická naletište Slovenska. Kuttna,K.Hora, 136p
    • Vranov nad Topľou Co.
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
Ďuďa,R., Kaličiaková,E., 1987: Mineralogicko – paragenetické pomery Hg ložiska Merník. Min.Slovaca, 19,5,423 – 442
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
Slovenia
 
  • Idrija (Idria)
[MinRec 22:207]; Rečnik, A., Režun, B. & Herlec, U. (2010): Idrija, eine weltberühmte Quecksilber-Lagerstätte. Mineralien-Welt 21 (3), 20-39. ; Jost V. Lavric & Jorge E. Spangenberg (2001) Geochemistry of Fossil Hydrothermal Vents of the Idrija Mercury Deposit, Slovenia: Insights from δ13C, δ18O, δ34S and Organic Geochemical Data. in European Union of Geosciences Conference XI (OS6)
  • Litija (Littai)
Scopolia - Journal of the Slovenian Museum of natural History - Mineralna bogastva Slovenije, p. 52 - 65, Ljubljana, 2006
South Africa
 
  • Limpopo Province
    • Murchison Range
      • Gravelotte
        • Monarch Cinnabar mine
Minerals of South Africa
Spain
 
  • Castile-La Mancha
    • Ciudad Real
      • Almadén District
        • Almadén
Economic Geology (1990) 85:482-510
Jordi Fabre
        • Almadenejos
Olia, V. J. , Mila, C.C. & Alvarez, C.N. (1990):Sobre la presencia de sulfuro de mercurio cilbico(Metacinabrio) en el distrito minero de Almadén(Ciudad Real, España). Treb. Mus. Geol. Barcelona, 1: 209-218
  • Extremadura
    • Badajoz
      • Usagre
-Miras,A.(1991). Geoquímica y Miberalogénesis de los Depósitos de Barita de Badajoz y Sevilla (Zona Central de Ossa-Morena). Tesis Doctoral. Universidad de Sevilla. 481 págs.
Tajikistan
 
  • Viloyati Sogd (Viloyati Sughd; Viloyati Khodzhent; Viloyati Leninabad)
    • Gissar Range
P.M. Kartashov data
Turkey
 
  • Aegean Region
    • Izmir Province
      • Ödemiş
Özgür, N., Halbach, P., Pekdeğer, A., Sommer-von Jarmersted, C., Sönnez, N., Dora, O.Ö., Ma, C.-S., Wolf, M., and Stichler, W. (1997), In: Papunen, H. (ed.): Proc. 4th Biennial SGA Meeting, Turku (Finland), August 11-13, 1997, 269-273.
Turkmenistan
 
  • Lebap Province
    • South Tien-Shan Mts
      • Kugitangtau Ridge
http://fadr.msu.ru/caves/malmin_e.html
UK
 
  • England
    • North Yorkshire
      • North Pennines
        • Wharfedale
          • Grassington
            • Grassington Moor
Kingsbury, A.W.G. (1968), Mineral. Mag. 37: xlii.; Embrey, P.G. (1978) Fourth supplementary list of British minerals. Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 42, n° 322, 169-177 (referring to Kingsbury)
Ukraine
 
  • Crimea Oblast'
    • Simferopol area
      • Malyi Salgir Valley
        • Kara-Oba Mountain
Geologiya rtutnyhmestorogdeniy i proyavleniy Ukrainy (Geology of mercurial deposits and ore occurences in Ukraine)-,Kiev:Naukova Dumka,1975.
  • Donetsk (Donets'k) Oblast'
    • Central Donbass
[World of Stones 12:20]
  • Zakarpats'ka Oblast' (Transcarpathian Oblasť; Zakarpattia)
    • Svalyavskyi Raion
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
USA
 
  • Alaska
    • Bethel Borough
      • Aniak District
U.S. Geological Survey, 2008, Alaska Resource Data File (ARDF): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1225.
  • Arizona
    • Gila Co.
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 174-175; Lausen, C. (1926), Tourmaline-bearing cinnabar veins of the Mazatzal Mountains, AZ, Econ.Geol.: 21: 782-791.
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 153, 211.
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 294.
          • Kayler Butte area
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 294; Lausen, C. (1926), Tourmaline-bearing cinnabar veins of the Mazatzal Mountains, AZ, Econ.Geol.: 21: 782-791.
    • La Paz Co.
      • Dome Rock Mts
        • La Cholla District
          • Cinnabar
Keith, Stanton B. (1978) State of Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology, Geol. Sur. Br. Bull. 192, Index of Mining Properties in Yuma Co., Arizona: 156 (Table 4).
      • Plomosa Mts
        • Plomosa District
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 294; Galbraith, F.W. (1947), Minerals of AZ, AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 153: 19.
    • Maricopa Co.
      • Mazatzal Mts
        • Sunflower District (Mazatzal Mountains District; Quicksilver District)
          • Gila County belt
MRDS file #10040378.
MRDS file #10040371.
  • Arkansas
    • Clark Co.
U.S. Geological Survey,2005,Mineral Resources Data System :U.S. Geological Survey,Reston, Virginia
U.S. Geological Survey,2005,Mineral Resources Data System :U.S. Geological Survey,Reston, Virginia
U.S. Geological Survey,2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S Geological Survey,Reston, Virginia
    • Howard Co.
      • Southwest Arkansas Mercury District
Rocks & Min.: 63:110.
    • Pike Co.
U.S. Geological Survey,2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S Geological Survey,Reston, Virginia
Roberts, A.C. et al (2003), The Canadian Mineralogist: 41(3): 721-725.
U.S. Geological Survey,2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S Geological Survey,Reston, Virginia
U.S. Geological Survey,2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S Geological Survey,Reston, Virginia
      • Lake Greeson
U.S. Geological Survey,2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S Geological Survey,Reston, Virginia
Rocks & Min.:63:115; Clardy & Bush(1976).
Rocks & Min.:63:115; Clardy & Bush(1976).
U.S. Geological Survey,2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S Geological Survey,Reston, Virginia
U.S. Geological Survey,2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S Geological Survey,Reston, Virginia
U.S. Geological Survey,2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S Geological Survey,Reston, Virginia
      • Nutts
U.S. Geological Survey,2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S Geological Survey,Reston, Virginia
U.S. Geological Survey,2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S Geological Survey,Reston, Virginia
  • California
    • Colusa Co.
      • Coast Ranges
        • Sulphur Creek District (Sulfur Creek District; Wilbur Springs District)
          • Wilbur Springs
            • Cherry Hill deposit
Becker, George F. (1888b), Geology of the quicksilver deposits of the Pacific slope: USGS Monograph 13, atlas: 367; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 261.
    • Contra Costa Co.
      • Diablo Range
        • Clayton
          • Mount Diablo State Park
            • Mount Diablo (Mt Diablo)
Ross, C.P. (1940a) Quicksilver deposits of the Mount Diablo region, Contra Costa County, California. USGS Bulletin 922-B, 54 pp.: 41; Pampeyan, Earl Haig (1963), Geology and mineral deposits of Mount Diablo, Contra Costa County, California: California Division Mines & Geol., Special Report 80, 31 pp.: 24; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 148, 254, 261, 349.
        • Marsh Creek Springs
          • Perkins Canyon
Pampeyan, Earl Haig (1963), Geology and mineral deposits of Mount Diablo, Contra Costa County, California: California Division Mines & Geology, Special Report 80, 31 pp.: 22; USGS MRDS database (2005), loc. file ID #10029554.
    • Del Norte Co.
      • Klamath Mts
        • Patrick Creek District
          • High Dome
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
    • Fresno Co.
      • Diablo Range
        • New Idria District
          • Archer Camp
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
    • Inyo Co.
      • Amargosa Range
        • Funeral Mts (Funeral Range)
          • Chloride Cliff District (South Bullfrog District)
            • Chloride City
              • Chloride Cliff
Waring, Clarence A. & Emile Huguenin (1919), Inyo County: California Mining Bureau. Report 15: 121; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 148, 262; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 321.
      • Argus Mts (Argus Range)
        • Reilly (Anthony Mill ruins)
Norman, L.A. & Richard M. Stewart (1951), Mines and mineral resources of Inyo County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 47: 84; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 262.
      • Coso Mts (Coso Range)
        • Coso District (New Coso District)
          • Coso Hot Springs
Warner, Thor (1930), Mercury deposit in Coso Range, Inyo County, California: California Mining Bureau. Report 26: 59-63; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 262.
www.mineralsocal.org; U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
      • Darwin Hills
        • Darwin District
          • Darwin
Mineral News: 16(9):1; Gail E. Dunning, Yves MoÎlo, and Joseph F. Cooper, Jr. (2000) Ag-Cu-Pb-Bi Sulfosalts New to Darwin, Inyo County, California; Margerum, W. (2004) The Darwin Tungsten Area Part II: Mines and Mineralogy in the Bulletin of the Mineralogical Society of Southern California Vol. 74(5).
      • Last Chance Range
        • Crater
Hill, R.L. (1972) Geology and geochemistry of El Capitan mercury mine, Last Chance Range, Inyo County, California. Unpublished Master’s thesis, University of California, Los Angeles; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 115.
    • Kern Co.
      • Kramer District (Kramer Borate District)
        • Boron
Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 115.
    • Kings Co.
      • Diablo Range
        • Parkfield District
          • Table Mountain
Bailey, Edgar H. (1942), Quicksilver deposits of the Parkfield district, California: USGS Bulletin 936-F: 143-166; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 115.
Bailey, Edgar H. (1942), Quicksilver deposits of the Parkfield district, California: USGS Bulletin 936-F: 143-169.; Southern Pacific Company (1964b) Minerals for Industry, Vol III - Southern California, 242 pp.: 14-15; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 115.
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
    • Lake Co.
www.mineralsocal.org
        • East Mayacmas District
          • Castle Rock Springs
Yates, Robert G. & Lowell S. Hilpert (1946), Quicksilver deposits of eastern Mayacmas district, Lake and Napa Counties, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division of Mines (Report 42): 42: 231-286; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 116.
          • Middletown
            • Great Western-Mirabel group
Hanks (1884) : 261 ?; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 262; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 116.
Ransome, Alfred Leslie & J.L. Kellogg (1939), Quicksilver resources of California: California Division Mines Report 35: 392; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 262; Rocks & Minerals: 19: 40-41; Rocks & Minerals: 22: 613-614.
      • Sulphur Creek District (Sulfur Creek District; Wilbur Springs District)
        • Clear Lake Oaks
www.mineralsocal.org; Econ Geol (1988) 83:606-618
        • Lower Lake
Becker, George F. (1888b), Geology of the quicksilver deposits of the Pacific slope: USGS Monograph 13, atlas: 286, 368; Palache, C., Berman, H. & Frondel, C. (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, 7th. edition, Volume I: 216; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 254, 262.
        • Wilbur Springs area
Aubury, Lewis E. (1903), The quicksilver resources of California: California Mining Bureau Bulletin 27: 47; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 262.
    • Lassen Co.
      • Amedee Mts
        • Amedee Hot Springs (Amedee Springs)
Dickson, F.W. & G. Tunell (1959), Stability relations of cinnabar and metacinnabar: American Mineralogist: 44: 484; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 148, 262.
    • Modoc Co.
      • Cedarville
        • Cedarville Hot Springs
Raab, W.J. and Dickson, F.W. (1969) Deposition of cinnabar and metacinnabar at Cedarville Hot Springs, California. Geological Society of America Abstracts, Cordilleran section, 64th. annual meeting, April 11, 1968: 99; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 117.
    • Monterey Co.
      • Diablo Range
        • Parkfield District
          • Parkfield
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Aubury, Lewis E. (1903), The quicksilver resources of California: California Mining Bureau Bulletin 27: 124; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 262.
      • Santa Lucia Mts (Santa Lucia Range)
        • Los Burros District
          • Burro Mountain
Hart, E.W. (1966) Mines and mineral resources of Monterey County, California. California Division Mines and Geology County Report 5, 142 pp.: 72-73; Holmes, G.H. (1965) Mercury in California. US Bureau of Mines Information Circular 8252: 155; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 118.
    • Napa Co.
      • Knoxville District
        • Knoxville
Kim, C. S., Rytuba, J. J., & Brown Jr, G. E. (2004). Geological and anthropogenic factors influencing mercury speciation in mine wastes: an EXAFS spectroscopy study. Applied Geochemistry, 19(3), 379-393.
Durand, F.E. (1873), Notes on the crystallization of metacinnabarite: California Academy of Science Proceedings: 4: 219-220; Hanks, Henry Garber (1884), Fourth report of the State Mineralogist: California Mining Bureau. Report 4, 410 pp.: 261; Ransome, Alfred Leslie & J.L. Kellogg (1939), Quicksilver resources of California: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division Mines (Report 35): 35: 410; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 254-255, 262; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 118.; USBM IC8252; Emmons and Becker (1885) Statistics and Technology of the precious Metals. Census reports Tenth census. June 1, 1880, Volume 13 By United States. Census office. 10th census, 1880, United States. Census Office
      • Mayacmas Mts (Mayacamas Mts)
        • Calistoga District (Silverado District)
          • Calistoga
            • Twin Peaks
Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 118.
        • East Mayacmas District
          • Aetna Springs
Melville, William Harlow & Waldemar Lindgren (1890), Contributions to the mineralogy of the Pacific coast: USGS Bulletin 61, 40pp.: 22; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 262; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 118.
Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 262.
    • Orange Co.
      • Tustin
Rocks & Min.: 18:307.
        • San Joaquin Ranch
Genth, Frederick Augustus & Samuel Lewis Penfield (1892), Contributions to mineralogy, No. 54, with crystallographic notes: American Journal of Science, 3rd. series: 44: 383; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 262.
    • San Benito Co.
      • Diablo Range
Yates, Robert G. & Lowell S. Hilpert (1945), Quicksilver deposits of central San Benito and northwestern Fresno Counties, California: Calif. Div Mines Report 41: 11-35; Holmes, G.H. (1965) Mercury in California. US Bureau of Mines Information Circular 8252: 138-144; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California: 121.
        • New Idria District
          • Idria (New Idria)
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 262; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 120; www.mineralsocal.org.
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
          • Picacho Peak
            • Clear Creek area
              • Hernandez
Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 262.
Dunning, Hadley, Cooper, Magnasco collections; Mineralogical Record (1993): 24: 471-475.
Rogers, Austin Flint (1912), Notes on rare minerals from California: Columbia University, School of Mines Quarterly: 33: 373; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 262.
        • Panoche Valley
Yates, Robert G. & Lowell S. Hilpert (1945), Quicksilver deposits of central San Benito and northwestern Fresno Counties, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division of Mines (Report 41): 41: 11-35; Holmes, Jr., G.W. (1965), Mercury in California: in: U.S. Bureau of Mines Information Circular 8252: 138-144; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 121.
          • Llanada
Ransome, Alfred Leslie & J.L. Kellogg (1939), Quicksilver resources of California: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division Mines (Report 35): 35: 430; Yates, Robert G. & Lowell S. Hilpert (1945), Quicksilver deposits of central San Benito and northwestern Fresno Counties, California: California Division of Mines Report 41: 11-35; Holmes, Jr., G.W. (1965), Mercury in California: in: U.S. Bureau of Mines Information Circular 8252; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 121.
        • San Benito
Becker, George F. (1888b), Geology of the quicksilver deposits of the Pacific slope: USGS Monograph 13, atlas: 380; Melville, William Harlow & Waldemar Lindgren (1890), Contributions to the mineralogy of the Pacific coast: USGS Bulletin 61, 40pp.: 23; Bradley, W.W. (1918), Quicksilver resources of California, with a section on metallurgy and ore dressing: California Mining Bureau. Bulletin 78, 389 pp.: 46; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 262.
          • Pine Rock summit area
Bradley, W.W. (1918), Quicksilver resources of California, with a section on metallurgy and ore dressing: California Mining Bureau. Bulletin 78, 389 pp.: 101; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 262.
    • San Luis Obispo Co.
      • Santa Lucia Mts (Santa Lucia Range)
        • Adelaide District (Adelaide Klau District)
          • Adelaida
            • Klau Mine group
Davis, Fenelon Francis and E.H. Bailey (1966) Mercury. California Division Mines and Geology Bulletin 191: 252; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 121.
Mining and Scientific Press (1904), Cinnabar in San Luis Obispo County, California: Mining and Scientific Press: 89: 323; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 260.
        • Cambria-Oceanic District
          • Cambria
            • Pine Mountain
              • Pine Mountain deposit
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
        • Rinconada
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
    • San Mateo Co.
      • Emerald Lake Hills
Dunning, Gail, The Challenge Mercury Deposit, Redwood City, San Mateo County, California., BAM Journal, Vol. 9 No. 1.
        • Upper Emerald Lake
Davis, Fenelon Francis (1955), Mines and mineral resources of San Mateo County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 51(4): 414-415; Holmes, Jr., G.W. (1965), Mercury in California: in: U.S. Bureau of Mines Information Circular 8252: 127; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 121-122; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 150, 260, 262, 362.
    • Santa Barbara Co.
      • San Rafael Mts
Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 122.
No reference listed
      • Diablo Range
        • Stayton District (McLeod District; Panoche District)
          • Hollister area
Bailey, Edgar H. & W. Bradley Myers (1942), Quicksilver and antimony deposits of Stayton district, California: USGS Bulletin 931-Q: 405-434; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 117; Mineralogical Record (1989): 20: 428-430.
      • Santa Cruz Mts
        • New Almaden District
          • New Almaden
            • Almaden Quicksilver County Park
Melville, William Harlow (1890), Metacinnabarite from New Almaden, California: American Journal of Science, 3rd. series: 40: 291-295; Melville, William Harlow (1891), Metacinnabarite from New Almaden, California: USGS Bulletin 78: 80-83.
Melville, William Harlow (1890), Metacinnabarite from New Almaden, California: American Journal of Science, 3rd. series: 40: 292; Melville, William Harlow (1891), Metacinnabarite from New Almaden, California: USGS Bulletin 78: 80-83; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 263.
    • Siskiyou Co.
      • Klamath Mts
        • Beaver Creek District
          • Cinnabar Springs
Hobson, John B. (1890), Nevada, Placer, Siskiyou Counties: California In. Bureau Report 10: 658; Aubury, Lewis E. (1903), The quicksilver resources of California: California Mining Bureau Bulletin 27: 196; Bradley, W.W. (1918), Quicksilver resources of California, with a section on metallurgy and ore dressing: California Mining Bureau. Bulletin 78, 389 pp.: 169; O’Brien, J.C. (1947), Mines and mineral resources of Siskiyou County: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division Mines (Report 43): 43(4): 459-460.
    • Solano Co.
      • Sulfur Springs Mountain
Bradley, W.W. (1918), Quicksilver resources of California, with a section on metallurgy and ore dressing: California Mining Bureau. Bulletin 78, 389 pp.: 172; Holmes, G.H. (1965) Mercury in California. US Bureau of Mines Information Circular 8252: 124-126; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 123.
    • Sonoma Co.
      • Coast Range
        • Guerneville District
          • Guerneville
Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 123-124.
        • Warm Springs Dam
          • Skaggs Springs
            • Northwest of Skaggs Springs Mine
Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 124.
Wright, F.E. & E.T. Allen (1925), Curtisite, a new organic mineral from Skaggs Springs, Sonoma County, California (abstract): American Mineralogist: 11: 67 (1925): 169; Everhart, Donald Lough (1950a), Skaggs Springs quicksilver mine, Sonoma County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 46: 390; White, D.E. (1967) Mercury and base-metal deposits with associated thermal and mineral waters. In: H.L. Barnes (Editor), Geochemistry of hydrothermal ore deposits. Holt Reinhart and Winston, New York: 590; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 124, 343; American Mineralogist (2009): 94: 1325–1332.
      • Mayacmas Mts (Mayacamas Mts)
        • West Mayacmas District
          • Castle Rock Springs area
Aubury, Lewis E. (1903), The quicksilver resources of California: California Mining Bureau Bulletin 27: 106; Bradley, W.W. (1918), Quicksilver resources of California, with a section on metallurgy and ore dressing: California Mining Bureau. Bulletin 78, 389 pp.; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 263.
Mineralogical Record (1989) 20:129-142
          • Cloverdale
            • North Fork Little Sulphur Creek
Aubury, Lewis E. (1903), The quicksilver resources of California: California Mining Bureau Bulletin 27: 102; Bradley, W.W. (1918), Quicksilver resources of California, with a section on metallurgy and ore dressing: California Mining Bureau. Bulletin 78, 389 pp.: 185; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 150, 261, 263; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 124.
          • The Geysers
Crawford, James John (1894), Twelfth report of the State Mineralogist: California Mining Bureau. Report 12: 371; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 263.
    • Yolo Co.
      • Coast Ranges
        • Knoxville District
          • Knoxville area
Hanks, Henry Garber (1884), Fourth report of the State Mineralogist: California Mining Bureau. Report 4, 410 pp.: 261; Hanks, Henry Garber (1886), Sixth report of the State Mineralogist: California Mining Bureau. Report 6 part 1, 145 pp.: 122; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 263; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 124-125.
  • Idaho
    • Blaine Co.
      • Hailey District
R&M 70:4 pp 242-263
    • Valley Co.
      • Big Creek District
Rocks & Min. 70:263
  • Michigan
    • Baraga Co.
      • Huron River
Travis Olds collection
  • Nevada
    • Churchill Co.
      • Table Mountain District
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    • Elko Co.
NBMG Bull 106 Geology and Mineral Resources of Elko County, Nevada
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
NBMG Open File report 83-9
NBMG Bull 106 Geology and Mineral Resources of Elko County, Nevada
    • Eureka Co.
      • Beowawe District
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    • Humboldt Co.
      • National District
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada; Econ Geol (1985) 80:360-393
      • Osgood Mts
        • Potosi District
          • Adam Peak
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    • Mineral Co.
      • Pilot Mts
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada; U.S.G.S. Bulletin 973E
      • Rawhide District
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    • Nye Co.
      • Bare Mountain
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
      • Hot Creek Range
        • Tybo District
NBMG Bull 99B Geology and Mineral Resources of Northern Nye County, Nevada
      • Paradise Range
        • Paradise Peak District
          • Paradise Peak [summit]
            • Paradise Peak [town]
              • Paradise Peak Mine (Goose Mine; Granny Goose; Paradise; FMC deposit; NBMG Sample Sites 1472 - 1473; Goose claims; Gabbs Mine; Nody prospect; Finger Rock prospect; County Line; Ketchup Flat; Paradise Peak project; Sullivan/Paradise Peak)
Econ Geol (1989) 84:631-649
      • Toquima Range
        • Belmont District
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
        • Round Mountain District
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada; J.V. Tingley and J. Quade (1986) A mineral inventory of the Tonopah Resource Area, Battle Mountain District, Nevada. Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology OFR 86-14
    • Pershing Co.
      • Antelope District
        • Lovelock
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    • Washoe Co.
      • Steamboat Springs District
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
  • Oregon
    • Douglas Co.
      • Bonanza Area
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
      • Elkhead
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
    • Jackson Co.
      • Evans Creek District
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
      • Meadows District
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
    • Jefferson Co.
USGS Bull 969
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
    • Lane Co.
      • Black Butte District
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
    • Marion Co.
      • Santiam District (Elkhorn District)
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
  • Texas
    • Brewster Co.
[MinRec 21:233]
U.S. Geological Survey,2005,Mineral Resources Data System :U.S. Geological Survey,Reston, Virginia
Rocks & Minerals: 66(1): 202.
BEG Min Res Circ 73
  • Utah
    • Garfield Co.
      • Dog Valley
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
    • Piute Co.
      • Marysvale District (Marysvale Uranium area)
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
      • Tushar Mts
        • Cottonwood Creek
          • Mount Baldy District
Mccaskey, H.D., 1912, Quicksilver In 1911, Production And Resources, Advance Chapter From Mineral Resources Of United States For 1911, P. 28-29.
    • Tooele Co.
      • Deep Creek Mts
        • Willow Springs District
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
      • Stansbury Mts
        • Grantsville District (Third Term District)
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
  • Washington
    • King Co.
      • Franklin
        • Green River Gorge
Cannon, B. (1975): Minerals of Washington, p.65; Lasmanis, R. Et Al (1990): Metal Mines of Washington-Preliminary Report
    • Yakima Co.
      • Wildcat Creek
http://tin.er.usgs.gov/mrds/show.php?labno=10040151
Uzbekistan
 
  • Kyzylkum Desert
    • Central Kyzylkum Region
Minerals of Uzbekistan (1975), Tashkent, v.1, p.234-235 (in Rus.)
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