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Arsenosulvanite

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Formula:
Cu3(As,V)S4
Lustre:
Metallic
Hardness:
Specific Gravity:
4.01 - 4.2
Crystal System:
Isometric
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.


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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., and Buseck, P.R. (1994) New occurrences and refined crystal chemistry of colusite, with comparisons to arsenosulvanite. American Mineralogist: 79: 750-762.
Burke, E.A.J. (2006) A mass discreditation of GQN minerals. The Canadian Mineralogist: 44(6): 1557-1560.

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- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. β“˜ - 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.
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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