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Argentopentlandite

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About ArgentopentlanditeHide

Formula:
Ag(Fe,Ni)8S8
Colour:
Bronze brown
Lustre:
Metallic
Hardness:
Specific Gravity:
4.66 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
Isometric
Name:
For its silver content and relation to pentlandite.
Ag analogue of Sugakiite.



Classification of ArgentopentlanditeHide

Approved
2.BB.15

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
B : Metal Sulfides, M: S > 1: 1 (mainly 2: 1)
B : With Ni
2.7.1.2

2 : SULFIDES
7 : AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 9:8
3.2.19

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

Pronounciation of ArgentopentlanditeHide

Pronounciation:
PlayRecorded byCountry
Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Physical Properties of ArgentopentlanditeHide

Metallic
Transparency:
Opaque
Colour:
Bronze brown
Hardness:
3½ on Mohs scale
Hardness:
VHN50=132 - 154 kg/mm2 - Vickers
Cleavage:
Very Good
Well developed on {111}
Density:
4.66 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of ArgentopentlanditeHide

Type:
Isotropic
Type:
Isotropic
Reflectivity:
400nmR=20.4%
420nmR=21.0%
440nmR=21.9%
460nmR=22.9%
480nmR=24.2%
500nmR=25.6%
520nmR=27.2%
540nmR=28.8%
560nmR=30.4%
580nmR=31.9%
600nmR=33.3%
620nmR=34.6%
640nmR=35.8%
660nmR=36.8%
680nmR=37.8%
700nmR=38.6%

Reflectance graph
Graph shows reflectance levels at different wavelengths (in nm). Top of box is 100%. Peak reflectance is 38.6%.
Colour in reflected light:
Cinnamon-brown

Chemical Properties of ArgentopentlanditeHide

Formula:
Ag(Fe,Ni)8S8
Common Impurities:
Cu

Crystallography of ArgentopentlanditeHide

Crystal System:
Isometric
Class (H-M):
m3m (4/m 3 2/m) - Hexoctahedral
Space Group:
Fm3m
Setting:
Fm3m
Cell Parameters:
a = 10.521(3) Å
Unit Cell V:
1,164.58 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
4
Morphology:
Octahedral crystals, massive.

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
6.06 (2)
5.25 (2)
3.71 (2)
3.170 (10)
2.018 (4)
1.858 (10)
1.072 (3)

Type Occurrence of ArgentopentlanditeHide

Synonyms of ArgentopentlanditeHide

Other Language Names for ArgentopentlanditeHide

Relationship of Argentopentlandite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
Cobaltpentlandite(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
Geffroyite(Cu,Fe,Ag)9(Se,S)8Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
OberthüriteRh3Ni32S32Iso.
Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
SugakiiteCu(Fe,Ni)8S8Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mnm

Common AssociatesHide

CalciteCaCO3
ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
CubaniteCuFe2S3
Mackinawite(Fe,Ni)9S8
PyriteFeS2
PyrrhotiteFe7S8
QuartzSiO2
SphaleriteZnS
StanniteCu2FeSnS4
StanniteCu2FeSnS4
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Galena1 photo of Argentopentlandite associated with Galena on mindat.org.
Silver1 photo of Argentopentlandite associated with Silver on mindat.org.
Chalcopyrite1 photo of Argentopentlandite associated with Chalcopyrite on mindat.org.
Maucherite1 photo of Argentopentlandite associated with Maucherite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

2.BB.HoromaniteFe6Ni3S8Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/mmm
2.BB.SamaniiteCu2Fe5Ni2S8Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mnm
2.BB.UM2007-27-S:CuFeIrNiRh(Ni,Fe,Cu,Rh,Ir)11S9
2.BB.05HeazlewooditeNi3S2Trig. 3 2 : R3 2
2.BB.05OregoniteNi2FeAs2Hex.
2.BB.05Vozhminite(Ni,Co)4(As,Sb)S2Hex.
2.BB.05UM2007-30-S:FeFe3S2
2.BB.10ArsenohauchecorniteNi18Bi3AsS16Tet.
2.BB.10BismutohauchecorniteNi9Bi2S8Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/mmm
2.BB.10HauchecorniteNi9BiSbS8Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/mmm
2.BB.10TellurohauchecorniteNi9Bi(Te,Bi)S8Tet.
2.BB.10TučekiteNi9Sb2S8Tet.
2.BB.15Cobaltpentlandite(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
2.BB.15Geffroyite(Cu,Fe,Ag)9(Se,S)8Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
2.BB.15Godlevskite(Ni,Fe)9S8Orth. 2 2 2 : C2 2 2
2.BB.15Kharaelakhite(Cu,Pt,Pb,Fe,Ni)9S8Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmmm
2.BB.15Manganoshadlunite(Mn,Pb,Cd)(Cu,Fe)8S8
2.BB.15Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
2.BB.15Shadlunite(Pb,Cd)(Fe,Cu)8S8
2.BB.15SugakiiteCu(Fe,Ni)8S8Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mnm
2.BB.15UM2002-26-S:FeNi(Ni,Fe)9S8Hex.

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

2.7.1.1Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
2.7.1.3Cobaltpentlandite(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
2.7.1.4Shadlunite(Pb,Cd)(Fe,Cu)8S8
2.7.1.5Manganoshadlunite(Mn,Pb,Cd)(Cu,Fe)8S8
2.7.1.6Geffroyite(Cu,Fe,Ag)9(Se,S)8Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

3.2.1AcanthiteAg2SMon. 2/m : P21/m
3.2.3NaumanniteAg2SeOrth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
3.2.4AguilariteAg4SeSMon. 2/m
3.2.5HessiteAg2TeMon. 2/m : P21/b
3.2.6EmpressiteAgTeOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
3.2.7StütziteAg5-xTe3, x = 0.24-0.36Hex. 6 : P6
3.2.8CervelleiteAg4TeSMon. 2/m
3.2.9DervilliteAg2AsS2Mon. 2/m : P2/b
3.2.10StromeyeriteAgCuSOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
3.2.11MckinstryiteAg5-xCu3+xS4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
3.2.12JalpaiteAg3CuS2Tet.
3.2.13EucairiteAgCuSeOrth.
3.2.14CameroniteCu5-x(Cu,Ag)3+xTe10 (x = 0.43)Mon. 2/m : B2/b
3.2.15Henryite(Cu,Ag)3+xTe2 , with x ~ 0.40 Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3c
3.2.16SternbergiteAgFe2S3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
3.2.17ArgentopyriteAgFe2S3Mon. 2/m
3.2.18Geffroyite(Cu,Fe,Ag)9(Se,S)8Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m

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.
Industrial Uses:
Minor silver ore

References for ArgentopentlanditeHide

Reference List:
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Mineralogical Abstracts: 30: 71.
Sishkin, M.N., Mitenkov, G.A., Mikhailova, V.A., Rudashevskii, N.S., Sidarov, A.F., Karpenkov, A.M., Kondrat’ev, A.V., Bud’ko, I.A. (1971) Pentlandite variety rich in silver. Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva: 100: 184–191. [in Russian]
Vuorelainen, Y., Häkli, T.A., Papunen, H. (1972) Argentian pentlandite from some Finnish sulfide deposits. American Mineralogist: 57: 137–145.
Scott, S.D., Gasparini, E. (1973) Argentian pentlandite (Fe, Ni)8AgS8, from Bird River, Manitoba. The Canadian Mineralogist: 12: 165–168.
Hall, S.R., Stewart, J.M. (1973) The crystal structure of argentian pentlandite (Fe, Ni)8AgS8, compared with the refined structure of pentlandite (Fe, Ni)9S8. The Canadian Mineralogist, 12, 169–177.
Rudashevskii, N.S., Mintenkov, G.A., Karpenkov, A.M., Shiskin, N.N. (1977) Silver-containing pentlandite — the independent mineral species argentopentlandite. Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva, 106, 688–691. [in Russian]
Morales-Ruano, S., Hach-alí, P.F. (1996) Hydrothermal argentopentlandite at El Charcón, southeastern Spain: mineral chemistry and conditions of formation. The Canadian Mineralogist: 34: 939–947.

Internet Links for ArgentopentlanditeHide

Localities for ArgentopentlanditeHide

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.
Argentina
 
  • Mendoza
    • Tupungato department
      • Tupungato
Bjerg and Brodtkorb, Argentopentlandita de mina Salamanca: una nueva especie mineral en Argentina. 6 Congreso de Mineralogía y Metalogenia; KOSTADINOFF, J. et al. Geofisica del cuerpo ultramáfico de la mina Salamanca, provincia de Mendoza. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2004, vol.59, n.1 [citado 2011-06-03], pp. 113-120
Australia
 
  • Western Australia
    • Boddington Shire
      • Boddington
Kalleske, N. L. (2010). Mineralogical and petrogenetic study of gold ore from the Boddington Gold Deposit, WA (Doctoral dissertation).
    • Laverton Shire
      • Laverton
Handbook of Mineralogy
    • Roebourne Shire
      • Karratha
Marshall, A.E. (2001) Low temperature-low pressure ('epithermal') vein deposits of the North Pilbara granite-greenstone terrane, Western Australia. Australian Geological Survey Organisation, Department of Industry, Science & Resources, AGSO Record 2000/1.
Austria
 
  • Tyrol
    • North Tyrol
      • Inn valley
        • Innsbruck
          • Axams
Vavtar, F. (1995): Erzmikroskopische Untersuchungen an Silberpentlanditen der Cu-Fe-Erzparagenese von Axams (Stubaikristallin, Tirol, Österreich). Geologisch-Paläontologische Mitteilungen Innsbruck 20, 313-334.
Botswana
 
  • North-East District
    • Francistown District
Maier, W.D., Barnes, S.-J., Chinyepi, G., Barton, Jr., J.M., Eglington, B., and Setshedi, I. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 37-60.
Bulgaria
 
  • Haskovo Oblast (Khaskovo Oblast)
    • Ivaylovgrad Obshtina
      • Ivaylovgrad
T. Kerestedjian (1997) Argentonentlandite (Fe, Ni)8+хАg1-xS8 from Kamilski dol – a new mineral species for Bulgaria. Review of the Bulgarian Geological Society 58:15-18
Canada
 
  • British Columbia
    • New Westminster Mining Division
      • Hope
Manor, M.J., Scoates, J.S., Nixon,G.T., and Ames, D.E. (2014): Platinum-group mineralogy of the Giant Mascot Ni-Cu-PGE
  • Manitoba
    • Lac-du-Bonnet area
Canadian Mineralogist , 1973, 12, pp.165-168.; Ritchie, Paul M. H. (1973) A study of the copper-nickel-zinc deposit of Bird River Mines Co. Ltd., Southeastern Manitoba. MS Thesis University of Manitoba.
    • Lynn Lake District
Bernhardt Augsten, Ralph I. Thorpe, Donald C. Harris, and Mark A. F. Fedikow (1986) Ore mineralogy of the Agassiz (MacLellan) gold deposit in the Lynn Lake region, Manitoba Can Mineral, 24:369-377
  • Ontario
    • Sudbury District
      • Blezard Township
; Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
; Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
      • Broder Township
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
      • Creighton-Davies Township
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
      • Denison Township
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
      • Drury Township
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
      • MacLennan Township
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
      • McKim and Blezard Townships
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
      • McKim Township
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
      • Snider Township
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
  • Québec
    • Abitibi-Témiscamingue
      • La Vallée-de-l'Or RCM
        • Val d'Or
Sabina (2003) 186.
  • Yukon
    • Whitehorse mining district
      • Kluane District
Barkov, A.Y., Laflamme, J.H.G., Cabri, L.J., and Martin, R.F. (2002) Platinum-group minerals from the Wellgreen Cu-Ni-PGE deposit, Yukon, Canada. Canadian Mineralogist: 40: 651-669.
China
 
  • Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region
Handbook of Mineralogy
    • Liuzhou Prefecture
      • Rongshui Co.
        • Yuanbao Mts (Yuanbaoshan)
Zhang Zhengen, Mo Shaojian, and Lin Xuenong (1987): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 6(3), 282-289.
  • Shanxi Province
    • Yuncheng Prefecture
      • Yuanqu Co.
        • Zhongtiaoshan ore field
Yongrui Zhao and Yunqing Zhen (2006): Journal of Guilin University of Technology 26(3), 310-319
Yongrui Zhao and Yunqing Zhen (2006): Journal of Guilin University of Technology 26(3), 310-319
  • Xinjiang Autonomous Region
    • Yili Hasake Autonomous Prefecture (Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Aletai Prefecture (Altay Prefecture)
        • Fuyun Co. (Koktokay Co.)
Benhai Li, Shuangting Yi, and Xiudi Xue (1991): Xinjiang Geology 9(4); Minqing Cheng, Yuchun Yang, Fuyi Jia, Qingshan Yang, Guifang Zhao, Cunchang Wang, and Sen Huang (1993): Geology and Prospecting 29(7), 35-39
  • Yunnan Province
    • Honghe Autonomous Prefecture
      • Jinping Co.
Chuanjie Pu, Dexian Qin, Hong Nian, Xueshu Zhang, Pirajno, F., and Zhuguo Fan (2007): Chinese Journal of Geochemistry 26(4), 374-383.
Czech Republic
 
  • Karlovy Vary Region
    • Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge)
      • Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal)
Lapis 2002(7/8), 63-65
  • South Bohemia Region
    • Prachatice (Prachatitz)
      • Vlachovo Březí (Wällisch Birken)
Němec, D., Scharmová, M.: Argentopentlandite in olivine minette near Horní Kožlí, southern Bohemia. Časopis pro mineralogii a geologii, 1992, roč. 37, č. 4, s. 325-328.
Ethiopia
 
  • Oromia Region (Oromiya Region)
    • Megado
A Geological Excursion To The Mesozoic Sediments Of The Abay Basin ( Blue Nile), Recent Volcanics Of The Ethiopian Main Rift And Basement Rocks Of The Adola Rea, Ethiopia. Mitt. Österr. Miner. Ges. 147 (2002)
Finland
 
  • Eastern Finland Region
    • Ilomantsi
Kojonen, Kari, Johanson, Bo and Pakkanen, Lassi (1991). Kelokorven malmiaiheiden malmimineragia ja petrografia. GTK raportti M 19/4244/-91/2/42
    • Outokumpu Cu-Co-Zn-Ni-Ag-Au ore field
Geological Survey of Finland 2011. Vuonos - Copper Database
    • Savonlinna
      • Savonranta
Handbook of Mineralogy
  • Lapland Region
    • Kittilä
Eilu, P. (2003). Exploration for orogenic gold deposits. Fennoscandian Exploration and Mining 2003. Rovaniemi, Finland
Eilu, P. (2003). Exploration for orogenic gold deposits. Fennoscandian Exploration and Mining 2003. Rovaniemi, Finland; Geological Survey of Finland 2008 Sirkka kaivos - Gold Database
    • Penikat complex
Econ Geol (1986) 81:1126-1136
  • Southwestern Finland Region
    • Eurajoki
Pere Tuomas (2009) Fault-related local phenomena in the bedrock of Olkiluoto with particular Reference to Fault Zone. OL-BFZ100 Posiva Working Report 2009-125
  • Western and Inner Finland Region
    • Akaa
Gervilla et al 1997. Mineralogy of thePt-, Pd- and Au bearing arsenide ores of the Kylmäkoski Ni-Cu deposit, Vammala nickel belt, SW Finland. Mineral Deposits: Research and Exploration. Where do they meet. Proceedings of the fourth Biennial SGA meeting, Turku, Finland, 11-13 August 1997. A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam. 419-422.; Gervilla, F., Papunen, H., Kojonen, K., & Johanson, B. (1998). Platinum-, palladium-and gold-rich arsenide ores from the Kylmäkoski Ni-Cu deposit. Mineralogy and Petrology, 64(1-4), 163-185.
Greece
 
  • Macedonia Department
    • Kilkís Prefecture
Handbook of Mineralogy
Italy
 
  • Tuscany
    • Lucca Province
      • Apuan Alps
        • Stazzema
Benvenuti M., 1991. Ni-sulphides from Bottino mine (Tuscany, Italy). European Journal of Mineralogy, 3: 79-84.
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Tohoku Region
      • Iwate Prefecture
        • Kamaishi City
Mariko et al (1973) Kouzan Chishitsu, 23, 355-358.
Norway
 
  • Buskerud
    • Kongsberg
Bancroft, P., Nordrum, F.S. & Lyckberg, P.(2001): Kongsberg revisited. Mineralogical Record 32: 181-205
        • Overberget Mining Field
Nordrum, F.S.(1995): Mineralfunn på Kongsberg etter nedleggelsen av Sølvverket. Bergverksmuseets skrift nr 9 ,42-47
Poland
 
  • Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie)
    • Zagórze Śląskie
Piestrzyński, A., Kowalik, K. (2014): Argentopentlandite from barite vein in Zagórze Śląskie, Lower Silesia; a first occurrence in Poland. Mineralogia: 45(1-2): 13-25
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Krasnoyarsk Krai
      • Taymyrskiy Autonomous Okrug
        • Taimyr Peninsula
          • Putoran Plateau
(2014) 12th International Platinum Symposium p320; Spiridonov, E. M., E. A. Kulagov, A. A. Serova, I. M. Kulikova, N. N. Korotaeva, E. V. Sereda, I. N. Tushentsova, S. N. Belyakov, and N. N. Zhukov. "Genetic Pd, Pt, Au, Ag, and Rh mineralogy in Noril’sk sulfide ores." Geology of Ore Deposits 57, no. 5 (2015): 402-432.
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
    • Tuva Republic
ZVMO,(1977) 106, 688-691
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Magadanskaya Oblast'
      • Kolyma River Basin
        • Omchak gold field
Goryachev, N.A., Vikent’eva, O.V., Bortnikov, N.S., Prokof’ev, V.Y., Alpatov, V.A., and Golub, V.V. (2008): Geology of Ore Deposits 50(5), 362-390.
  • Northern Region
    • Karelia Republic
      • Northern Karelia
        • Oulanka plutonic complex
          • Olanga River (Oulanka River)
Grishaenko, M. V. P., & Federation, R. (2007). Independent Report on the Shalozerskoe (Burakovsky), Lukkulaisvaara and Tsipringa Platinum, Palladium, Copper, Nickel Deposits in the Autonomous Republic of Karelia Russian Federation
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    • Murmanskaya Oblast'
      • Khibiny Massif
        • Lovchorr Mt
Karpov S.M., Voloshin A.V., Savchenko E.E., Selivanova E.A., Polekhovskii Yu.S. (2012) coulsonite in pyrrhotite gorge deposit (Kola peninsula): the first find in Russia, - Doklady RAN, 445/2, in press (in Russ.)
Mikhailova, J. A., Kalashnikov, A. O., Sokharev, V. A., Pakhomovsky, Y. A., Konopleva, N. G., Yakovenchuk, V. N., ... & Ivanyuk, G. Y. (2016). 3D mineralogical mapping of the Kovdor phoscorite–carbonatite complex (Russia). Mineralium Deposita, 51(1), 131-149.
      • Monche-Tundra
        • Monchegorsk
Grokhovskaya, T. L., Bakaev, G. F., Sholokhnev, V. V., Lapina, M. I., Muravitskaya, G. N., & Voitekhovich, V. S. (2003). The PGE ore mineralization in the Monchegorsk magmatic layered complex (Kola Peninsula, Russia). GEOLOGY OF ORE DEPOSITS C/C OF GEOLOGIIA RUDNYKH MESTOROZHDENII, 45(4), 287-308.
South Africa
 
  • Limpopo Province
    • Phalaborwa
      • Loolekop
Nikolay Rudashevsky et al (2001) Efficient Technology of Ore Minerals Investigation of PGE-Bearing Deposits – Case Study in (2001) European Union of Geosciences Conference XI (OS6)
Spain
 
  • Extremadura
    • Badajoz
      • Monesterio
R. Piña, F. Gervilla, L. Ortega, R. Lunar (2008): Mineralogy and geochemistry of platinum-group elements in the Aguablanca Ni-Cu deposit (SW Spain). Mineralogy and Petrology 92, 259-282.
  • Murcia
    • Aguilas
Handbook of Mineralogy; Morales-Ruano, S., & Hach-Ali, P. F. (1996). Hydrothermal argentopentlandite at El Charcon, southeastern Spain; mineral chemistry and conditions of formation. The Canadian Mineralogist, 34(5), 939-947.
Sweden
 
  • Närke
    • Askersund
      • Zinkgruvan
Bjärnborg, K. (2009): The copper sulphide mineralization of the Zinkgruvan deposit, Bergslagen, Sweden. Examensarbeten i Geologi vid Lunds Universitet- Bergrundsgeologi NR 24,1-6
Switzerland
 
  • Wallis (Valais)
    • Bagnes Valley
      • Sembrancher
        • Le Catogne
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Verlag Wepf & Co. (Basel), p. 49
UK
 
  • England
    • Co. Durham
      • Stanhope
        • Rookhope
Mineralogical Magazine 1996 60 : 317-324
Tindle, A.G. (2008) Minerals of Britian and Ireland
    • Dumfries and Galloway
      • Newton Stewart
        • Talnotry
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USA
 
  • Michigan
    • Ontonagon Co.
Mineralogy of Michigan (2004) Heinrich & Robinson
Zimbabwe
 
  • Masvingo
    • Chiredzi mining district (Hartley mining district)
      • Chiredzi
Oberthür, T., Weiser, T. W., Gast, L., & Kojonen, K. (2003). Geochemistry and mineralogy of platinum-group elements at Hartley Platinum Mine, Zimbabwe. Mineralium Deposita, 38(3), 327-343.
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