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Parajamesonite

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Colour:
grey
Lustre:
Metallic
Hardness:
2½ - 3
Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Name:
For the relation to jamesonite.
Either jamesonite or a mixture of jamesonite and argentian tetrahedrite (freibergite) and/or ramdohrite. Cook and Damian (1997) could find no evidence of it. It was officially discredited by Papp (2007).

Originally described from Herja Mine (Kisbánya), Baia Mare (Nagybánya), Maramures Co., Romania.


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Classification of ParajamesoniteHide

Discredited
2/0.0-

2 : Sulphides
0 :
0 :
3.6.9.1

3 : SULFOSALTS
6 : 2 < ø < 2.49
5.8.6

5 : Sulphosalts - Sulpharsenites and Sulphobismuthites (those containing Sn, Ge,or V are in Section 6)
8 : Sulpharsenites etc. of Mn, Fe, Co and Ni

Physical Properties of ParajamesoniteHide

Metallic
Colour:
grey
Streak:
?
Hardness:
2½ - 3 on Mohs scale

Crystallography of ParajamesoniteHide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic

Other Language Names for ParajamesoniteHide

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2/0.0-SpeculiteAuTe2
2/0.0-Wurtzite GroupMX
2/0.0-Schlemaite(Cu,◻)6(Pb,Bi)Se4Mon. 2/m : P21/m
2/0.0-WilhelmramsayiteCu3FeS3·2H2OOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmmm
2/0.0-Britvinite[Pb7(OH)3F(BO3)2(CO3)][Mg4.5(OH)3(Si5O14)]Tric. 1 : P1
2/0.0-BrowneiteMnS Iso. 4 3m : F4 3m

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

5.8.1SamsoniteAg4MnSb2S6Mon. 2/m : P21/m
5.8.2UchucchacuaiteAgMnPb3Sb5S12Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmmm
5.8.3BenavidesitePb4MnSb6S14Mon. 2/m : P21/b
5.8.4BerthieriteFeSb2S4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.8.5JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14Mon. 2/m : P21/b
5.8.7GaravelliteFeSbBiS4Orth.
5.8.8IzoklakeitePb27(Cu,Fe,Ag)2(Sb,Bi)19S57Orth.
5.8.9MiharaiteCu4FePbBiS6Orth.
5.8.10Sakharovaite(Pb,Bi)4FeSb6S14Mon.
5.8.11ArsenohauchecorniteNi18Bi3AsS16Tet.
5.8.12TučekiteNi9Sb2S8Tet.
5.8.13BismutohauchecorniteNi9Bi2S8Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/mmm
5.8.14ParkeriteNi3Bi2S2Mon.
5.8.15HauchecorniteNi9BiSbS8Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/mmm
5.8.16TellurohauchecorniteNi9Bi(Te,Bi)S8Tet.
5.8.17LapieiteNiCuSbS3Orth.
5.8.18MückeiteNiCu(Bi,Sb)S3Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
5.8.19Vozhminite(Ni,Co)4(As,Sb)S2Hex.

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.

References for ParajamesoniteHide

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Zsivny, V. and Naray-Szabo, I.V. (1947) Parajamesonit, ein neues Mineral von Kisbanya. Schweizerische mineralogische und petrographische Mitteilungen: 27: 183-189.
Fleischer, M. (1949) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 34: 133.
Cook N.J. and Damian, G. (1997) New data on "Plumosite" and Other Sulfosalt Minerals from the Herja Vein Deposit, Baia Mare District, Rumania. Geologica Carphathica: 48: 387-399.
Papp, G. (2004) History of Minerals, Rocks and Fossil Resins Discovered in the Carpathian Region. Studia Naturalia 15: 76. Hungarian Natural History Museum, Budapest, Hungary.
Burke, E.A.J. (2006) A mass discreditation of GQN minerals. The Canadian Mineralogist: 44(6): 1557-1560.
Papp, G., Criddle, A.J., Stanley, C.J., Kriston, L., and Nagy, G. (2007) Parajamesonite revisited: background of the discreditation of an enigmatic mineral species. Swiss Journal of Geosciences: 100: 495-502.
Draft sulfosalt report.

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Localities for ParajamesoniteHide

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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.
Romania
 
  • Maramureș Co.
    • Baia Mare (Nagybánya)
      • Chiuzbaia (Kisbánya)
Zsivny, V. and Naray-Szabo, I.V. (1947) Parajamesonit, ein neues Mineral von Kisbanya. Schweizerische mineralogische und petrographische Mitteilungen: 27: 183-189.; Fleischer, M. (1949) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 34: 133.; Cook N.J. and Damian, G. (1997) New data on "Plumosite" and Other Sulfosalt Minerals from the Herja Vein Deposit, Baia Mare District, Rumania. Geologica Carphathica: 48: 387-399.
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