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Arsenosulvanite

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Formula:
Cu3(As,V)S4
System:
Isometric
Colour:
Bronze yellow
Lustre:
Metallic
Hardness:
Name:
For its chemical relation to sulvanite.
Synonym:
A synonym of Colusite
Originally thought to be a valid species, but later recognised as being identical to colusite.

Originally described from Lebedinoye Au Deposit (Nezametnyi Mine), Aldan, Aldan Shield, Saha Republic (Sakha Republic; Yakutia), Eastern-Siberian Region, Russia.


References for Arsenosulvanite

Reference List:
Betekhtin, A.G. (1941) The new mineral arsenosulvanite. Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva: 70: 161-164. [in Russian w. English abstract]

Miskheev, V.I. (1941) The structure of arsenosulvanite. Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva: 70: 165-184. [in Russian w. English abstract]

Fleischer, M. (1955) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 40: 368.

Spry, P.G., Merlino, S., Wang, S., Zhang, X., Buseck, P.R. (1994) New occurrences and refined crystal chemistry of colusite, with comparisons to arsenosulvanite. American Mineralogist: 79: 750-762.

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Localities for Arsenosulvanite

(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
Serbia
 
  • Bor District
    • Bor-Majdanpek mining district
      • Bor
        • Bor Mine
Gramaccioli, C. M., 1985. Conoscere i minerali. I solfosali. Istituto Geografico De Agostini, Novara, 96 pp; American Mineralogist 46:465
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