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Gold Amalgam

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About Gold AmalgamHide

This page provides mineralogical data about Gold Amalgam.

Pronounciation of Gold AmalgamHide

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Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

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Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Gold2 photos of Gold Amalgam associated with Gold on
Uraninite1 photo of Gold Amalgam associated with Uraninite on
Cinnabar1 photo of Gold Amalgam associated with Cinnabar on
Quartz1 photo of Gold Amalgam associated with Quartz on

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Shaofeng Huang (2011): Mineralogical characteristics of gold-mercury minerals in the Davao gold placer of Mindanao islands, Phillippines, and its prospecting significance. Geology and Exploration 47(5), 935-942 (in Chinese with English abstract).

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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.
  • Salzburg
    • St Johann im Pongau
      • Mitterberg District
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
  • Potosí
    • Sud Lípez Province
      • Cerro Bonete
D. Richter, et al (1992) Cerro Bonete Area. (in USGS Bulletin # 1975) (pers. comm. Hernan Uribe, 1990)
  • Minas Gerais
    • Mariana (Marianna de Itacolumy)
[Weishanite] extraLapis #2 (1992), 52
  • British Columbia
    • Similkameen Mining Division
Barkov, Anrei Y., Nixon, Graham T., Leyson, Victor M., and Martin, Robert F., 2009, A Cryptically Zoned Amalgam ... from a Placer Deposit in the Tulameen-Similkameen River System, British Columbia, Canada: Nartural or Man-made?, Canadian Mineralogist, v 47, p. 433-440.
  • Hebei
    • Chengde
      • Fengning Co.
        • Boluonuo
[Goldamalgam (of Chen et al.)] Keqiao Chen, Huifang Yang, Letian Ma, and Zhizhong Peng (1981): Dizhi Pinglun 27, 107-115
  • Henan
    • Nanyang
      • Tongbai Co.
        • Weishancheng ore field
[Weishanite] Yuheng Li, Shan Ouyang, and Peixue Tian (1984): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 4(2), 102-105
  • Hunan
    • Yiyang
      • Heshan District
[Yiyangite] Shuzhang Tian (1989): Gold Geology 8(1), 78-83
  • Shaanxi
    • Hanzhong
      • Mian Co.
[Yiyangite] Enkui Cao (1991): Geology of Shaanxi 9(1), 88-92
Czech Republic
  • Central Bohemian Region
    • Příbram District
      • Dobříš
        • Nový Knín
Litochleb, J., Sejkora, J., Šrein, V., Šreinová, B.: Historie dolování, ložisková geologie a mineralogie některých lokalit v novoknínské zlatonosné oblasti (střední Čechy). Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 2011, roč. 19, č. 2, s. 110-129.
  • Pays de la Loire
    • Mayenne
      • Montenay
P. Devismes : "Atlas photographique des minéraux d'alluvions", BRGM, 1978
  • Bavaria
    • Lower Bavaria
      • Straubing
Harald G. Dill, Detlev Klosa, Gustav Steyer, The “Donauplatin”: source rock analysis and origin of a distal fluvial Au-PGE placer in Central Europe, Miner Petrol (2009) 96:141–161
  • Mindanao
    • Southern Mindanao Region
      • Davao del Sur Province
[Goldamalgam (of Chen et al.)] Shaofeng Huang (2011): Geology and Exploration 47(5), 935-942
  • Altai Krai
    • Rudnyi Altai
      • Alei River Basin
        • Korbalikha River
          • Zmeevka Stream
Bestemianova, K. V., & Grinev, O. M. (2017, December). Barite-polymetallic mineralization of Zmeinogorsk ore district and some genetic aspects of its formation. In IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science (Vol. 110, No. 1, p. 012003). IOP Publishing.
  • Primorsky Krai
    • Khanka lake
Molchanov, V. P., & Medvedev, E. I. (2011). Features of chemistry natural gold nanotubes (Primor’ye). Materials, methods and technologies (CD-ROM), 5(2), 263-269
  • Sakha Republic (Yakutia)
    • Verkhoyansk District
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
  • Västerbotten County
    • Skellefteå
      • Skellefte mining district
        • Boliden
Nysten, P. (1986): Mineralium Deposita 21, 116-120; Shikazono, N., & Shimizu, M. (1988). Mercurian gold from the Tsugu gold-antimony vein deposit in Japan. Canad. Mineral, 26, 423-428.
Denis Martin Schlatter (2007) Volcanic Stratigraphy and Hydrothermal Alteration of the Petiknäs South Zn-Pb-Cu-Au-Ag Volcanic-hosted Massive Sulfide Deposit, Sweden. PhD Thesis Luleå University of Technology
Mäki, T. (1997). Volcanic hosted massive sulphide and gold deposits in the Skellefte district, Sweden and western Finland. Geological Survey of Finland.
  • Shinyanga Region
    • Lake Victoria Gold field
Pavel M. Kartashov data of 2015, Alexandr Tsykin material
  • Arizona
    • Yavapai Co.
      • Sierra Prieta Mts
        • Copper Basin Mining District
          • Kirkland area
            • Copper Basin Wash
AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 135 (1933), AZ Gold Placers & Placering: 41-44
  • California
    • Mariposa Co.
[Goldamalgam (of Chen et al.)] Alfredo Petrov collection; Excalibur Mineral Co. microprobe ID.
      • Mother Lode Belt
        • Bagby-Mariposa-Mount Bullion-Whitlock Mining District
          • Mariposa
Schmitz (1852), Goldamalgam in Californien, letter to V. Gerolt: Deut. Geol. Ges., Zeitschr. 4: 713; Sonnenschein, F. (1854), Ueber das Vorkommen der natürlichen Goldamalgams in Californien: Deutsche geol. Gesell., Zeitschr., Band 6: 244; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 205
    • Nevada Co.
      • Nevada City Mining District
        • Nevada City
Lindgren, Waldemar (1896a), The gold-quartz veins of Nevada City and Grass Valley districts, California: USGS 17th. Annual Report, part 2: 1-262: 116; Lindgren, Waldemar (1911), The Tertiary gravels of the Sierra Nevada of California: USGS pp 73, 226 pp.: 75; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 149, 205
  • Colorado
    • Boulder Co.
      • Gold Hill Mining District
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
      • Magnolia Mining District
[Weishanite] EDS analysed by J.Desor 2016_11_28; Bindi, L., Keutsch, F.N., Lepore, G.O. (2018): Structural and chemical study of weishanite, (Au,Ag,Hg), from the Keystone mine, Colorado, USA. Mineralogical Magazine 82, 1141-1145.
    • San Miguel Co.
      • Ophir Mining District (Iron Springs Mining District)
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
  • Navoiy
    • Central Kyzylkum Region
      • Bel'tau Mts
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
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