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Owyheeite

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About OwyheeiteHide

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Seal of Owyhee County, Idaho, USA
Formula:
Ag3+xPb10-2xSb11+xS28, -0.13 < x > +0.20
Colour:
Light steel-gray to silver-white, tarnishes yellow
Lustre:
Metallic
Hardness:
Specific Gravity:
6.03
Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Name:
Named for Owyhee County, Idaho, USA, which includes the type locality.
Belongs to a broad family of rod-based sulphosalt structures with the chess-board arrangement of the rods.

Compare sterryite, parasterryite, meerschautite, 'UM1979-14-S:AgPbSb'.

Compositionally related to zoubekite.


Classification of OwyheeiteHide

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959)
2.HC.35

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
H : Sulfosalts of SnS archetype
C : With only Pb
3.5.10.1

3 : SULFOSALTS
5 : 2.5 < ø < 3
5.7.28

5 : Sulphosalts - Sulpharsenites and Sulphobismuthites (those containing Sn, Ge,or V are in Section 6)
7 : Sulpharsenites etc. of Pb and other metals

Physical Properties of OwyheeiteHide

Metallic
Transparency:
Opaque
Colour:
Light steel-gray to silver-white, tarnishes yellow
Streak:
Gray (on paper); reddish brown (on porcelain)
Hardness:
2½ on Mohs scale
Tenacity:
Brittle
Density:
6.03 g/cm3 (Measured)    

Optical Data of OwyheeiteHide

Anisotropism:
Strong
Colour in reflected light:
Gray-white
Pleochroism:
Visible
Comments:
Distinct

Chemical Properties of OwyheeiteHide

Formula:
Ag3+xPb10-2xSb11+xS28, -0.13 < x > +0.20
IMA Formula:
Ag3Pb10Sb11S28
Idealised Formula:
Ag2Pb5Sb6S15
Common Impurities:
Cu,Fe

Crystallography of OwyheeiteHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Class (H-M):
2/m - Prismatic
Space Group:
P21/b
Setting:
P21/c
Cell Parameters:
a = 4.1035(1) Å, b = 27.3144(3) Å, c = 22.9366(3) Å
β = 90.359°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.15 : 1 : 0.84
Unit Cell V:
2,570.79 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
4
Twinning:
Invariably intimately twinned.
Comment:
Pseudo-orthorhombic; originally assumed to be orthorhombic, Pnam. a = 22.82, b = 27.20, c = 8.19 Å. The powder synchrotron diffraction pattern showed weak diffraction reflections indicative of a 2a superstructure (Laufek et al., 2007).

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0007225OwyheeiteLaufek F, Pazout R, Makovicky E (2007) Crystal structure of owyheeite, Ag1.5Pb4.43Sb6.07S14: refinement from powder synchrotron X-ray diffraction European Journal of Mineralogy 19 557-5662007Kutna Hora, central Bohemia, Czech Republic0293
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Type Occurrence of OwyheeiteHide

Synonyms of OwyheeiteHide

Other Language Names for OwyheeiteHide

German:Owyheeit
Simplified Chinese:脆硫锑银铅矿
Spanish:Owyheeita

Varieties of OwyheeiteHide

TeremkoviteA variety of owyheeite with a low silver content.

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
13 photos of Owyheeite associated with PyriteFeS2
7 photos of Owyheeite associated with QuartzSiO2
6 photos of Owyheeite associated with SphaleriteZnS
4 photos of Owyheeite associated with StanniteCu2FeSnS4
4 photos of Owyheeite associated with Kësterite Cu2ZnSnS4
3 photos of Owyheeite associated with CalciteCaCO3
1 photo of Owyheeite associated with AcanthiteAg2S
1 photo of Owyheeite associated with Freibergite Subgroup([Ag6]4+,(Ag,Cu)6)((Cu,Ag)4X2+2)Sb4S12S0-1
1 photo of Owyheeite associated with GalenaPbS

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

2.HC.BernarlottiitePb6(As5Sb3)S18Tric. 1 : P1
2.HC.05bArgentobaumhaueriteAg1.5Pb22As33.5S72Tric. 1 : P1
2.HC.05bBaumhaueritePb12As16S36Tric. 1 : P1
2.HC.05eChabournéiteTl4Pb2(Sb,As)20S34Tric. 1 : P1
2.HC.05dDufrénoysitePb2As2S5Mon. 2 : P21
2.HC.05aGuettarditePbAsSbS4Mon. 2/m : P21/b
2.HC.05cLiveingitePb9As13S28Mon.
2.HC.05fParapierrotiteTlSb5S8Mon. m
2.HC.05fPierrotiteTl2(Sb,As)10S16Orth. mm2 : Pna21
2.HC.05dRathiteAg2Pb12-xTlx/2As18+x/2S40Mon. 2/m : P21/b
2.HC.05aSartoritePbAs2S4Mon. 2/m : P21/m
2.HC.05aTwinnite Pb0.8Tl0.1Sb1.3As0.8S4Mon. 2/m
2.HC.05dVeenitePb16Sb9-xAs7+xS40, x ~ 0-0.5Mon. 2 : P21
2.HC.05gMarumoitePb32As40S92Mon. 2 : P21
2.HC.05eDalnegroite(Tl4Pb2)(As12Sb8)S34Tric. 1 : P1
2.HC.10aFülöppitePb3Sb8S15Mon. 2/m : B2/b
2.HC.10cHeteromorphitePb7Sb8S19Mon. 2/m : B2/b
2.HC.10bPlagionitePb5Sb8S17Mon. 2/m
2.HC.10dRayitePb8(Ag,Tl)2Sb8S21Mon.
2.HC.10dSemseyitePb9Sb8S21Mon. 2/m : B2/b
2.HC.15BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11Mon. 2/m : P21/b
2.HC.15FalkmanitePb3Sb2S6Mon.
2.HC.20RobinsonitePb4Sb6S13Mon. 2/m : P21/m
2.HC.25MoëloitePb6Sb6S14(S3)Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 2
2.HC.30DadsonitePb23Sb25S60ClTric. 1 : P1
2.HC.35ZoubekiteAgPb4Sb4S10Orth.
2.HC.40ParasterryiteAg4Pb20Sb14As10S58Mon. 2/m : P21/b

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

5.7.1SeligmannitePbCuAsS3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmmn
5.7.2BournonitePbCuSbS3Orth. mm2 : Pmn21
5.7.3MeneghinitePb13CuSb7S24Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.7.4GladitePbCuBi5S9Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.7.5LindströmitePb3Cu3Bi7S15Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.7.6KrupkaitePbCuBi3S6Orth.
5.7.7HammaritePb2Cu2Bi4S9Orth.
5.7.8FriedrichitePb5Cu5Bi7S18Orth. mm2
5.7.9AikinitePbCuBiS3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
5.7.10NuffielditeCu1.4Pb2.4Bi2.4Sb0.2S7Orth.
5.7.11JaskólskiiteCuxPb2+x(Sb,Bi)2-xS5 (x ~ 0.15)Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.7.12TintinaitePb22Cu4(Sb,Bi)30S69Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
5.7.13KobellitePb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
5.7.14ProuditeCuPb7.5Bi9.33(S,Se)22Mon. 2/m : B2/m
5.7.15NordströmiteCuPb3Bi7(Se4S10)Mon.
5.7.16WatkinsoniteCu2PbBi4(Se,S,Te)8Mon.
5.7.17PekoitePbCuBi11S18Orth.
5.7.18PetroviciteCu3HgPbBiSe5Orth.
5.7.19Eclarite(Cu,Fe)Pb9Bi12S28Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
5.7.20MarriteAgPbAsS3Mon. 2/m : P21/b
5.7.21ArgentobaumhaueriteAg1.5Pb22As33.5S72Tric. 1 : P1
5.7.22AndoriteAgPbSb3S6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.7.23RamdohritePb5.9Fe0.1Mn0.1In0.1Cd0.2Ag2.8Sb10.8S24Mon. 2/m
5.7.24RoshchiniteAg19Pb10Sb51S96Orth.
5.7.25OurayiteAg3Pb4Bi5S13Orth.
5.7.26EskimoiteAg7Pb10Bi15S36Mon.
5.7.27FizélyiteAg5Pb14Sb21S48Mon. 2/m
5.7.29FreieslebeniteAgPbSbS3Mon. 2/m : P21/b
5.7.30DiaphoriteAg3Pb2Sb3S8Mon. 2/m : P21/b
5.7.31SterryiteCu(Ag,Cu)3Pb19(Sb,As)22(As-As)S56Mon. 2/m
5.7.32VikingiteAg5Pb8Bi13S30Mon. 2/m : B2/m
5.7.33ZoubekiteAgPb4Sb4S10Orth.
5.7.34SchirmeritePbAgBi3S6 - Pb3Ag1.5Bi3.5S9Orth.
5.7.36GustaviteAgPbBi3S6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.7.37KitaibeliteAg10PbBi30S51
5.7.38TreasuriteAg7Pb6Bi15S32Mon.
5.7.39BenjaminiteAg3Bi7S12Mon. 2/m : B2/m
5.7.40Lengenbachite Ag4Cu2Pb18As12S39Tric.
5.7.41BerryiteCu3Ag2Pb3Bi7S16Mon. 2/m : P21/m
5.7.42NeyiteAg2Cu6Pb25Bi26S68Mon.
5.7.43Larosite(Cu,Ag)21PbBiS13Orth.
5.7.44CupropavoniteCu0.9Ag0.5Pb0.6Bi2.5S5Mon. 2/m : B2/m
5.7.45PadĕraiteCu7[(Cu,Ag)0.33Pb1.33Bi11.33]S22Mon.
5.7.46RayitePb8(Ag,Tl)2Sb8S21Mon.
5.7.47RathiteAg2Pb12-xTlx/2As18+x/2S40Mon. 2/m : P21/b
5.7.48HatchiteAgTlPbAs2S5Tric. 1 : P1

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Health Risks:
No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

References for OwyheeiteHide

Reference List:
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Burton, B.S. (1868) Argentiferous jamesonite. American Journal of Science and Arts: 95: 34-38. (as argentiferous jamesonite)
Shannon, E.V. (1920) Boulangerite, bismutoplagionite, naumannite and a silver-bearing variety of jamesonite. Proceedings of the United States National Museum: 58: 589-607.
Wherry, E.T. (1921) New minerals. American Mineralogist: 6: 82-83.
Palache, Charles, Harry Berman and Clifford Frondel (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: 423.
Robinson, S.C. (1949) Owyheeite. American Mineralogist: 34: 398-402.
Moëlo, Y., Mozgova, N., Picot, P., Bortnikov, N. and Vrubleskaya, Z. (1984) Cristallochimie de l’owyheeite: nouvelles données. Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen: 32: 271-284 (in French with English abs.).
Dunn, P.J., Gobel, V., Grice, J.D., Puziewicz, J., Shigley, J.E., Vanko, D.A., Zilczer, J. (1985) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 70: 436-441.
Laufek, F., Pazout, R., Makovicky, E. (2007) Crystal structure of owyheeite, Ag1.5Pb4.43Sb6.07S14: refinement from powder synchrotron X-ray diffraction. European Journal of Mineralogy: 19: 557-566.
Sejkora, J., Litochleb, J., Velebil, D. and Plášil, J. (2009) Owyheeit z rudního revíru Freiberg (SRN) a jeho doprovodné minerály. Bulletin mineralogicko-petrologického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze: 17(2): 91-99 (in Czech with English abstract). [detailed study]
Makovicky, E. and Olsen, N. (2015) The Order–Disorder Character of Owyheeite. Canadian Mineralogist: 53: 879-884.

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Localities for OwyheeiteHide

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
 
  • Salta Province
    • Los Andes department
      • El Quevar mining district
        • Incahuasi Valley
ROBL, Klaus; BRODTKORB, Milka K.de and AMETRANO, Silvia. The Miocene epithermal mineralization of the Quevar Stratovolcan Complex, Salta. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 525-539
  • Santa Cruz Province
    • Deseado department
      • Deseado massif
        • Tres Cerros
Jovic, S.M., Guido, D.M., Schalamuk, I.B., Ríos, F.J., Tassinari, C.C.G., Recio. C. (2011): Pingüino In-bearing polymetallic vein deposit, Deseado Massif, Patagonia, Argentina: characteristics of mineralization and ore-forming fluids. Mineralium Deposita, 46, 257-271.
Australia
 
  • New South Wales
    • Buller Co.
      • Wilsons Downfall
        • Rivertree
- Mineralogical Magazine 1962 33 : 315-319 - Lawrence L.J.: Owyheeite from Rivertree, New South Wales, Mineralogical Magazine 1962 33: pp 315-319
    • Sandon Co.
      • Hillgrove
Gilligan, L.B., Brownlow, J.W., Cameron, R.G., Henley, H.F. (1992) Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets: Dorrigo-Coffs Harbour 1:250 000 Metallogenic Map SH/56-10, SH/56-11. Geological Survey of New South Wales, Sydney, 509 pages.
  • Tasmania
    • Waratah-Wynyard municipality
      • Waratah district
        • Waratah
Bottrill (unpub)
  • Victoria
    • East Gippsland Shire
      • Omeo
        • Mt Wills mining district
          • Sunnyside goldfield
W. D. Birch (1981) Silver Sulphosalts from the Meerschaum Mine, Mt. Wills, Victoria, Australia. Mineralogical Magazine 44:73-78.
  • Western Australia
    • Kalgoorlie-Boulder Shire
      • Kalgoorlie-Boulder
Hollis, S. P., Mole, D. R., Gillespie, P., Barnes, S. J., Tessalina, S., Cas, R. A. F., ... & Yeats, C. J. (2017). 2.7 Ga plume associated VHMS mineralization in the Eastern Goldfields Superterrane, Yilgarn Craton: Insights from the low temperature and shallow water, Ag-Zn-(Au) Nimbus deposit. Precambrian Research, 291, 119-142.
Austria
 
  • Carinthia
    • Spittal an der Drau Disdrict
      • Greifenburg
G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
    • Spittal an der Drau District
      • Greifenburg
Feitzinger, G., W. H. Paar, M. Tarkian, R. Reche, O. Weinzierl, W. Prochaska & H. Holzer (1995): Vein type Ag-(Au)-Pb, Zn, Cu-(W, Sn) mineralization in the Southern Kreuzeck Mountains, Carinthia Province, Austria. Mineralogy and Petrology 53: 307-332.
      • Reißeck
Pichler, A. (2009) Bergbau in Westkärnten, Eine Bestandsaufnahme der noch sichtbaren Merkmale der historischen Bergbaue in Westkärnten. Verlag des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins für Kärnten, Klagenfurt, Sonderheft 63, 416 pages [in German].
      • Steinfeld
        • Rottenstein valley
G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Bolivia
 
  • Oruro
    • Cercado Province
      • Oruro City
Keutsch, F. & Brodtkorb, M. (2007) Metalliferous parageneses of the San Jose mine. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 26, 485-491.; Keutsch, F., & Brodtkorb, M. D. (2008). Metalliferous paragenesis of the San José mine, Oruro, Bolivia. Journal of South American Earth Sciences, 25(4), 485-491.
    • Dalence Province
      • Huanuni
[MinRec 32:472]; Cacho, A.; Melgarejo, J.-C.; Camprubí, A.; Torró, L.; Castillo-Oliver, M.; Torres, B.; Artiaga, D.; Tauler, E.; Martínez, Á.; Campeny, M.; Alfonso, P.; Arce-Burgoa, O.R. (2019) Mineralogy and Distribution of Critical Elements in the Sn–W–Pb–Ag–Zn Huanuni Deposit, Bolivia. Minerals 9, 753
  • Potosí
    • Chayanta Province
Ahlfeld, F. (1955)
    • Potosí City
Kempff, O., Paar, W.H., Tawackoli, S.: "Minerales de Bolivia", 115pp (La Paz, 2009)
    • Sud Chichas Province
      • Chocaya-Animas (Animas-Chocaya)
Torró, L., Cazorla, M., Melgarejo, J. C., Camprubí, A., Tarrés, M., Gemmrich, L., ... & Mollinedo, D. (2019). Indium Mineralization in the Volcanic Dome-Hosted Ánimas–Chocaya–Siete Suyos Polymetallic Deposit, Potosí, Bolivia. Minerals, 9(10), 604.
Bulgaria
 
  • Kardzhali Province
    • Momchilgrad
Strashimirov, S., Dobrev, S., Stemenov, S., & Dragiev, H. (2005). Silver-bearing minerals from the ore body “North” in Sedefche epithermal Au-Ag deposit (eastern Rhodopes). Annual of the University of Mining and Geology “St. Ivan Rilski, 48, 143-148.; Kerestedjian T, Mladenova V (1998) Spherulits of native arsenic from Sedefche deposit , Eastern Rhodopes. Geochem., Mineral. and Petrol., 34, 27-34.
Strashimirov, S., Dobrev, S., Stemenov, S., & Dragiev, H. (2005). Silver-bearing minerals from the ore body “North” in Sedefche epithermal Au-Ag deposit (eastern Rhodopes). Annual of the University of Mining and Geology “St. Ivan Rilski, 48, 143-148.
  • Montana Province
    • Chiprovtsi Obshtina
Petrova, M., & Ilieev, T. (2007). Compositional variations in the tetrahedrite-tennantite fahlores and polybasite-pearceite series from the Chiprovtsi Ag-Pb deposit, northwestern Bulgaria. Au-Ag telluride-selenide deposits, 26, 39.
    • Georgi Damyanovo Obshtina
http://www.bgd.bg/summanual_2003_5.htm; Mladenova, V., Kerestedjian, T., & Dimitrova, D. (2003). The Govezhda gold deposit, Western Balkan Mountains, Bulgaria. Geochem., Mineral., Petrol, 40, 109-121.
Canada
 
  • British Columbia
    • Alberni Mining Division
      • Buttle Lake
BC Minfile 092F 220
    • Slocan Mining Division
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
    • Trail Creek Mining Division
      • Rossland
HARRIS, D.C., JAMBOR, J.L., LACHANCE, G.R. & THORPE, R.I. (1968): Tintinaite, the antimony analogue of kobellite. Canadian Mineralogist 9, 371-382.
    • Vancouver Mining Division
      • Brandywine Creek
        • Van Silver Property (Van Silver Mine; Van Silver Claims)
Moello (Private Communication)
  • Yukon
    • Watson Lake Mining District
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Harris D C, Jambor J L, Lachance G R, Thorpe R I (1968) Tintinaite, the antimony analogue of kobellite, The Canadian Mineralogist 9, 371-382
China
 
  • Gansu
    • Longnan
      • Cheng County
Can. J. Earth Sci. 44: 479–492 (2007)
  • Guangdong
    • Foshan
      • Gaoming District
        • Changkeng-Fuwan Au-Ag deposit
Xiaodong Mao and Sijing Huang (2002): Journal of the Chengdu Institute of Technology 29(4), 410-417; Huaying Liang, Ping Xia, Xiuzhang Wang, Jingping Cheng, Zhenhua Zhao, and Congqiang Liu (2007): Ore Geology Reviews 31(1-4), 304-318; Xiaodong Mao, Wenhui Wu, and Sijing Huang (2007): Journal of Chengdu University of Technology (Science & Technology Edition) 34(1), 7-14
    • Shaoguan
      • Renhua Co.
Yimo Fu (1998): Mining and Metallurgy 7(3)
  • Guangxi
    • Nanning
      • Long'an County
Hongzhong Xu, Jinchu Zhu, Wenlan Zhang, and Jianping Zhou (1997): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 17(3), 345-351
  • Hunan
    • Chenzhou
      • Suxian District
        • Dongpo ore field
Youxun Liu, Yushen Qiao, and Yaxin Liu (2003): Geology and Prospecting 39(5), 49-52
  • Jiangxi
    • Shangrao
      • Wannian Co.
Leiming Xu, Hengyu Wu, Ge Bai, and Quanbo He (1993): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 13(3), 254-262; Leiming Xu, Ge Bai, and Quanbo He (1993): Mineral Deposits 12(2), 138-147
  • Yunnan
    • Honghe
      • Mengzi City
Xinpei Jiang (1994): Acta Petrologica et Mineralogica 13(5), 278-284
Colombia
 
  • Antioquia Department
    • Suroeste
      • Titiribí
        • Zancundo establishment
Alba Nury, et al (2009) JAKOKA: 2009 Annual Meeting of the Japan Association of Mineralogical Sciences, R5-P03; Alba Nury Gallego Hernández and Masahide Akasaka (2010): Ag-rich Tetrahedrite in the El Zancudo Deposit, Colombia: Occurrence, Chemical Compositions and Genetic Temperatures. Resource Geology 60, 218-233.; Hernández, Alba Nury Gallego; Akasaka, Masahide (2007): Silver-bearing and associated minerals in El Zancudo deposit, Antioquia, Colombia. Resource Geology 57, 386-399.; Gallego, A. N., Akasaka, M., & Nakamuta, Y. (2009). Pb-Ag-Sb sulfosalts from the El Zancudo deposit, Colombia: Especially for andorite and owyheeite. 日本鉱物科学会年会講演要旨集, 2009(0), 139-139.
Czech Republic
 
  • Central Bohemian Region
    • Benešov District
      • Český Šternberk (Böhmisch Sternberg)
Šrein, V. et al.: Mineralogická charakteristika metasomatického rudního ložiska Malovidy u Českého Šternberka. Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 2007, roč. 14-15, s. 149-158.
Pažout, R., Sejkora, J., Šrein, V. (2017): Bismuth and bismuth–antimony sulphosalts from Kutná Hora vein Ag–Pb–Zn ore district, Czech Republic. Journal of Geosciences 62, 59-76.
Laufek, F., Pazout, R., Makovicky, E. (2007): Crystal structure of owyheeite, Ag1.5Pb4.43Sb6.07S14: refinement from powder synchrotron X-ray diffraction. European Journal of Mineralogy, 19, 557-566; Vajdak, Josef (2006) Mineral News: 22: 4.
      • Kutná Hora
Pazout, R., Sejkora, J., & Srein, V. (2017). Bismuth and bismuth-antimony sulphosalts from Kutna Hora vein Ag-Pb-Zn ore district, Czech Republic. Journal of GEOsciences, 62(1), 59-76.
      • Poličany
Pažout, R., Sejkora, J., & Šrein, V. (2019). Ag-Pb-Sb Sulfosalts and Se-rich Mineralization of Anthony of Padua Mine near Poličany—Model Example of the Mineralization of Silver Lodes in the Historic Kutná Hora Ag-Pb Ore District, Czech Republic. Minerals, 9(7), 430.
Ecuador
 
  • Azuay Province
Econ Geol (1997) 92:210-227
France
 
  • Nouvelle-Aquitaine
    • Haute-Vienne
      • Saint-Yrieix-la-Perche
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Germany
 
  • Lower Saxony
    • Goslar District
      • Braunlage
Gunnar Färber
  • Saxony-Anhalt
    • Mansfeld-Südharz
      • Südharz
        • Stolberg
          • Wolfsberg
Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
  • Saxony
    • Mittelsachsen
      • Freiberg
Lapis 11(7/8), 13-60 (1986)
        • Zug
Baumann, L., Hofmann, F. & Weber, W. (1997): Glückauf Freiberg. Bergbau, Erze, Mineralien. Bode Verlag Haltern, 168 p.; Sejkora, J., Litochleb, J., Velebil, D. & Plášil, J. (2009): Owyheeit z rudního revíru Freiberg (SRN) a jeho doprovodné minerály. Bulletin mineralogicko-petrologického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze 17 (2), 91-99 (in Czech with English abstract).
      • Großschirma
        • Kleinvoigtsberg
Frenzel, a. (1874): Mineralogisches Lexikon für das Königreich Sachsen, Leipzig.
Greece
 
  • Attica
    • East Attica
      • Lavreotiki
        • Lavrion Mining District
          • Agios Konstantinos (Kamariza)
Meixner, H. & Paar, W. (1982): New observations on ore formation and weathering of the Kamariza deposit, Laurion, SE Attica (Greece). Special Publication of the Society for Geology Applied to Mineral Deposits 2 (Ore Genesis: State of the Art), 760-767.
India
 
  • Rajasthan
    • Udaipur Division
      • Udaipur District
Mukherjee, A. D., Sen, R., & Mondal, A. (1998). Freibergite from polymetallic sulphide deposits of the Delhi-Aravalli belt, Rajasthan. Journal of the Geological Society of India, 52(5), 543-547.
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Italy
 
  • Lombardy
    • Bergamo Province
      • Dossena
Italo Campostrini - Miland University (EDX) [ex owyheeite]
      • Oltre il Colle
        • Vedra Valley
Appiani, R., Bogni, G., Gentile, P., Vignola, P., Gruppo Orobico Minerali (1994): Le miniere di zinco della Val Brembana (BG) 2° parte. Rivista Mineralogica Italiana, 1/1994, 33-46.
  • Piedmont
    • Verbano-Cusio-Ossola Province
      • Crevoladossola
Varvello, S., Bittarello, E., Biagioni, C., Ciriotti, M.E. (2013): Owyheeite e svanbergite: novità da Crevoladossola. Micro, 3/2013, 133-137
  • Tuscany
    • Lucca Province
      • Pietrasanta
        • Valdicastello Carducci
Biagioni, C., Orlandi, P., Moëlo, Y., & Bindi, L. (2014). Lead-antimony sulfosalts from Tuscany (Italy). XVI. Carducciite,(AgSb) Pb6 (As, Sb) 8S20, a new Sb-rich derivative of rathite from the Pollone mine, Valdicastello Carducci: occurrence and crystal structure. Mineralogical Magazine, 78(7), 1775-1793.
Japan
 
  • Hokkaidō Prefecture
    • Shiribeshi Subprefecture
      • Abuta District
        • Takarada
Josef Vajdak specimens obtained from Shinichi Nakanishi.
  • Kagoshima Prefecture
    • Hioki City
      • Fukiage
Urashima & Nedachi (1983) Sanko-Gakkai Kou'en-Youshi, 126.
Nedachi et al (1990) Urashima Yukitoshi Kyoju Taikan Kinen Ronshu (Chikyu no Megumi), 247.
Morocco
 
  • Marrakesh-Safi Region
    • Marrakech Prefecture
El Arbaoui, Amal & Amina, Wafik & N'Diaye, Ismaïla & Maacha, L. & Zouhair, Mohamed & Abdelmalek, Ouadjou & Radnaoui, Ahmed. (2015) Mineral resources in a sustainable world Fluids and ore genesis Mineralogical Evolution of the Polymetallic Vein Mineralization at the Roc Blanc Silver Deposit (Jebilet Massif, Variscan Belt, Morocco).
Portugal
 
  • Vila Real
    • Vila Pouca de Aguiar
      • Alfarela de Jales
Neiva, A. M. R. (1994): Gold-​quartz veins at Gralheira, northern Portugal: mineralogical and geochemical characteristics. Transactions of the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy, Section B: Applied Earth Science 103, B188-B196.
Russia
 
  • Kamchatka Krai
Okrugin, V., & Chernev, I. Correlation of Epithermal and Geothermal Deposits (an Example of Mutnovsky Geothermal Area, Southern Kamchatka). Proceedings World Geothermal Congress 2015
  • Primorsky Krai
    • Dalnegorsk Urban District
      • Dalnegorsk
Min Rec vol 32, pp 7-30 (2001); Rogulina, L.I., and Sveshnikova, O.L. (2008): Geology of Ore Deposits 50(1), 60-74.; Vasilenko, G.P. (2001) The Dalnegorsk Ore District. pp98-124 in Khanchuk, A.I., Gonevchuk, G.A. & Seltmann, R. (Eds) Metallogeny of the Pacific Northwest (Russian Far East): Tectonics, Magmatism and Metallogeny of Active Continental Margins. IAGOD Guidebook series 11, Dalnauka Publishing House, Vladivostok 2004, 176 p
American Mineralogist, Vol. 64, 1979, pp. 432-435
  • Sakha Republic (Yakutia)
    • Indigirka River Basin
      • Ust'-Nera
American Mineralogist, Volume 79, pages 763-767, 1994
    • Sarychev Range
G. N. Gamyanin et al. (2001) Geology of Ore Deposits, 43, 442–467
    • Tyry River
Bortnikov, N.S., Gamyanin, G.N., Vikent’eva, O.V., Prokof’ev, V.Y., lpatov, V.A., and Bakharev, A.G. (2007): Geology of Ore Deposits 49(2), 87-128.
    • Verkhoyansk Fold Belt
      • Verkhoyansk Silver Province
        • Deputatsky 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.
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.; 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; Gamyanin, G. N., Anikina, E. Y., Bortnikov, N. S., Alpatov, V. V., Borisenko, A. S., & Nosik, L. P. (1998). The Prognoz silver-polymetallic deposit, Sakha: Mineralogy, geochemistry, and origin. GEOLOGY OF ORE DEPOSITS C/C OF GEOLOGIIA RUDNYKH MESTOROZHDENII, 40, 391-407.
        • Western Verkhoyansk District
          • Mangazeisky ore cluster
Pavlova, G.G., and Borisenko, A.S. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 164-185.; Anikina, E. & Bortnikov, Nikolay & Klubnikin, G. & Gamyanin, G. & Prokof’ev, Vsevolod. (2016). The mangazeya Ag–Pb–Zn vein deposit hosted in sedimentary rocks, Sakha-Yakutia, Russia: Mineral assemblages, fluid inclusions, stable isotopes (C, O, S), and origin. Geology of Ore Deposits. 58. 182-212. 10.1134/S1075701516030028.
Slovakia
 
  • Prešov Region
    • Prešov District
Duda et. all.,1981:Minerály severnej časti Slanských vrchov. Min.Slovca,Monografia 2,Bratislava, 98 p
Ďuďa R., Baláž B. (2001): Minerály na ložiskách zlatobanského stratovulkánu. Minerál, 9, 4, 248-269 (in Slovak).
Switzerland
 
  • Ticino
    • Lugano
Meisser N., Ansermet S., Cuchet S., Roth P., Vanini F. & Crumbach M. (2020): Mineralogische Topografie der Schweiz und angrenzender Regionen. 2. Teil - Malcantone (TI). Schweizer Strahler 54(1), 2-10. (In German and Italian, with French summary).
USA
 
  • Alaska
    • Northwest Arctic Borough
      • Kiana Mining District
U.S. Geological Survey, 2008, Alaska Resource Data File (ARDF): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1225.
    • Southeast Fairbanks Census Area
      • Fortymile Mining District
Nokleberg, Warren J. et al (2005) Metallogenesis and tectonics of the Russian Far East, Alaska, and the Canadian Cordillera. USGS Professional Paper 1697
  • California
    • Tuolumne Co.
      • Mother Lode Belt
        • Coulterville Mining District
          • Peñon Blanco Peak
Mineralogical Record (1996) 27:115-120; Roberts, A. C., Ercit, T. S., & Cureton, F. F. (1994). Mcalpineite, Cu3TeO6. H20, from the McAlpine mine, Tuolumne County, California, and from the Centennial Eureka mine, Juab County, Utah I. Mineralogical Magazine, 58, 417-424.
  • Colorado
    • Gunnison Co.
      • Augusta Mountain
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
      • Elk Mountain Mining District (Snowmass Mountain Mining District)
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
      • Richmond Mountain
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckel
      • Vulcan Mining District (Cebolla Mining District; Domingo Mining District)
        • Augusta Mountain
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
  • Idaho
    • Boise Co.
R&M 70:4 pp 242-263
Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
    • Gem Co.
      • Westview Mining District
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Ream, Lanny R. 2004. Idaho Minerals, 2nd edition, Revised and Updated
    • Owyhee Co.
Rocks & Min. 70:255
Shannon (1921); Dana 7:I:365; Am.Min.: 70 (1985):440 (abstract).; U.S. Geological Survey, (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; Collins, A. (2012) Geology, Geochemistry and Geochronology of the mid-Miocene, Low-Sulfidation Epithermal Gold-Silver Ores on War Eagle Mountain, Silver City District, Idaho. MS thesis Auburn University, Alabama.
        • War Eagle Mine (South Chariot; Orofino; Golden Chariot; Mahogany; Sinker; Ida Elmore)
Collins, A. (2012) Geology, Geochemistry and Geochronology of the mid-Miocene, Low-Sulfidation Epithermal Gold-Silver Ores on War Eagle Mountain, Silver City District, Idaho. MS thesis Auburn University, Alabama.
  • Nevada
    • Churchill Co.
      • Broken Hills Mining District
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    • Esmeralda Co.
      • Candelaria Mining District (Columbus Mining District)
Robert E. Walstrom Collection
    • Eureka Co.
      • Cortez Mining District
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    • Humboldt Co.
In the collection of Brent Thorne. Acquired from NCMA giveaway table.
      • Iron Point Mining District
        • Valmy
Dr. William S. Wise presentation to Northwest Micro Mineral Study Group on 1 May 2004, Update on Mineralogy of the Silver Coin Mine, Iron Point District, Edna Mountains, Humboldt Co., Nevada
    • Lander Co.
      • Lewis Mining District
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    • Mineral Co.
      • Broken Hills Mining District
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    • Nye Co.
Tom Loomis
      • Hot Creek Range
Williams, S.A. (1968): Complex silver ores from Morey, Nevada. Canadian Mineralogist 9, 478-484.
NBMG Bull 99B Geology and Mineral Resources of Northern Nye County, Nevada
RWMW specimens
    • Pershing Co.
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
U.S. Geological Survey, (2005) Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
Econ Geol (1981) 76:580-609
      • Star Mining District
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
Dana 7:I:423.
  • Washington
    • Ferry Co.
      • Colville Indian Reservation
        • Covada Mining District (Enterprise Mining District)
          • Covada
www.cannonmicroprobe.com/Mineral_Specimens.htm
Uzbekistan
 
  • Navoiy
    • Central Kyzylkum Region
      • Bel'tau Mountains
Koneev, R.I., Turesebekov, A.H., Ignatikov, E.N., Vasilevsky, B.B., and Rakhimov, R.R. (2005), In: Jingwen Mao and Bierlein, F.P. (Eds.): Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge, Vol. 1, 1403-1406
      • Zarafshan
        • Muruntau ore field
Koneev, R.I., Turesebekov, A.H., Ignatikov, E.N., Vasilevsky, B.B., and Rakhimov, R.R. (2005), In: Jingwen Mao and Bierlein, F.P. (Eds.): Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge, Vol. 1, 1403-1406
  • Samarqand
    • North Nuratau Mountains
      • Zarmitan
Torsten Graupner, Samuel Niedermann, Dieter Rhede, Ulf Kempe, Reimar Seltmann, C. Terry Williams and Reiner Klemd (2010): Multiple sources for mineralizing fluids in the Charmitan gold(-tungsten) mineralization (Uzbekistan). Mineralium Deposita 45, 667-682. ; Bortnikov, N. S., Prokof'ev, V. Y., & Razdolina, N. V. (1996). Origin of the Charmitan gold-quartz deposit (Uzbekistan). Geology of ore deposits c/c of Geologiia Rudnykh Mestorozhdenii, 38, 208-226.
 
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