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Silver Amalgam Group

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About Silver Amalgam GroupHide

This page provides mineralogical data about Silver Amalgam Group.

Relationship of Silver Amalgam Group to other SpeciesHide

Group Members:
Eugenite Ag11Hg2Iso.
Luanheite Ag3HgHex.
Paraschachnerite Ag3Hg2Orth.
Schachnerite Ag1.1Hg0.9Hex.

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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 Silver Amalgam GroupHide

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Baren, M.A. (1996): The Ag-Hg (Silver-Mercury) system. Journal of Phase Equilibria 17, 122–128.

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Localities for Silver Amalgam GroupHide

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.

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- 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.
  • La Rioja Province
    • General Lamadrid department
      • Villa Castelli
        • Sierra de Cacho
[Luanheite] Paar W H, Topa D, Roberts A C, Criddle A J, Amann G, Sureda R J (2002) The new mineral species brodtkorbite, Cu2HgSe2, and the associated selenide assemblage from Tuminico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja, Argentina. The Canadian Mineralogist 40, 225-237
  • New South Wales
    • Robinson Co.
      • Cobar
[Eugenite] Leverett, P., McKinnon, A. R., & Williams, P. A. (2005). Supergene geochemistry of the Endeavor ore body, Cobar, NSW, and relationships to other deposits in the Cobar basin. Regolith 2005–Ten Years of CRC LEME, 191-194.
    • Yancowinna Co.
      • Broken Hill district
        • Broken Hill
[Luanheite] L.Lawrence, A.R.Ramsden & I.T.Graham 1999. On oxidation of Dyscrasite and associated minerals of the Consols Lode, Broken Hill, New South Wales. Australian Journal of Mineralogy Vol.5, No.2, Dec.1999, pp. 63-68
  • Salzburg
    • Saalfelden
      • Leogang
        • Hütten
          • Schwarzleograben
            • Schwarzleo District
[Paraschachnerite] Leblhuber (2000)
  • Tyrol
    • North Tyrol
      • Kitzbühel Alps
        • Kitzbühel
          • Oberndorf in Tirol
[Eugenite] Steiner, M., Tropper, P., Vavtar, F., Kaindl, R. & Krismer, M. (2010): Balkanite from the Cu ore deposit Röhrerbühel, Kitzbühel (N-Tyrol, Austria). N. Jb. Mineral. Abh. 187, 207-215.
  • Vorarlberg
    • Montafon
[Luanheite] Tropper, P., Bechter, D., Zambanini, J., Kaindl, R., Vavtar, F. & Lutz, J. (2011): Montangeschichte, Mineralogie, Geochemie und Petrologie der Kupferlagerstätte Bartholomäberg/Silbertal (Montafon, Vorarlberg). Geo.Alp, 8, 20-44.
  • Sofia City Province
[Paraschachnerite] Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
  • New Brunswick
    • Westmorland Co.
[Schachnerite] H.W. van de Poll and J.K. Sutherland (1976) "Cupiferous reduction spheres in Upper Mississippian redbeds of the Hopewell Group at Dorchester Cape, New Brunswick", Can. J. Earth Sci., 13, 781-789.
  • Atacama
    • Copiapó Province
      • Pabellón
        • Elisa de Bordos
[Eugenite] The Stratabound Tuff-hosted Elisa de Bordos Silver-Mercury Deposit, Northern Chile; M. Jurgeit & L. Fontbote, in Stratabound Ore Deposits in the Andes, L Fontbote, G.C. Amstutz, M. Cardozo, E. Cedillo, J. Frutos (Editors), Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelbe
  • Hebei
    • Chengde
      • Luan River valley (Luanhe valley)
[Luanheite] Shao Dianxin, Zhou Jianxiong, Zhang Jianhong, and Bao Daxi (1984): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 4, 97-101.
  • Yunnan
    • Nujiang
      • Lanping Co.
        • Baiyangping ore field
          • Western ore zone
[Schachnerite] Kaixu Chen, Longqing He, Junqi Wei, Aiping Yang, Weiguang Yang, and Huilan Huang (2004): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 24(1), 61-67
Czech Republic
  • Plzeň Region
    • Rokycany District
      • Radnice
[Schachnerite] Litochleb, J., Sejkora, J., Šrein, V.: Amalgamy stříbra - moschellandsbergit a schachnerit ze železnorudného ložiska Březina u Radnic (západní Čechy). Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 2001, roč. 9, s. 225-229.
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Isère
      • Allemont (Allemond)
[Schachnerite] Eur. J. Mineral. , 1993, 5, pp. 903-914.
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Birkenfeld
      • Baumholder
    • Donnersbergkreis
      • Alsenz-Obermoschel
        • Obermoschel
          • Landsberg (Moschellandsberg)
[Paraschachnerite] Ameilcan Mineralogist, Volume 58, pages 347-349, 1973
    • Rhein-Lahn-Kreis
      • Bad Ems
        • Frücht
[Paraschachnerite] Möhn, G., Frohwein, J. & Blaß, G. (2009): Neue Mineralfunde von der Grube Friedrichssegen bei Bad Ems. Lapis 34 (5), 35-40; 58.
  • Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County
    • Rudabányai Mts
      • Rudabánya
[Paraschachnerite] Szakáll,Fehér,Zajzon,2013
  • Sardinia
    • Carbonia-Iglesias Province
      • Gonnesa
[Luanheite] Stara, P., Rizzo, R., Tanca, G.A. (1996): Iglesiente - Arburese. Miniere e Minerali. Volume 1 & 2. Nine Italian Mineralogical Groups/Associations, 192 + 239 pp.
      • Iglesias
        • Punta della Torre
[Luanheite] Museo di Storia Naturale Aquilegia - Cagliari
  • Sonora
    • Moctezuma Municipality
[Luanheite] Lapis 2001(1), 11-40
[Paraschachnerite] In the collection of Manfred Kampf. XRD analyzed.
  • Drâa-Tafilalet
    • Ouarzazate Province
      • Tazenakht
[Eugenite] S. Weiß: Lapis 31(7/8), 72-73 (2006)
          • Bouismas (Bouismass)
[Schachnerite] In the collection of Brent Thorne.
    • Tinghir Province
      • Imiter District
[Eugenite] Barral, J.-P., Favreau, G. and Lheur, C. (2008). La mine d'argent d'Imiter (Maroc) - Géologie, histoire exploitation et description des espèces minérales. Le Cahier des Micromonteurs 3/2008, 1-110. (in French)
  • Oshikoto Region
    • Tsumeb
[Eugenite] RRUFF database. XRD confirmed.
  • Lower Silesian Voivodeship
    • Głogów Co.
[Eugenite] Mineral. Polonica: 23(1):17-24.
[Eugenite] Mochnacka, K., Oberc-Dziedzic, T., Mayer, W., & Pieczka, A. (2012). Ore mineralization in the Miedzianka area (Karkonosze-Izera Massif, the Sudetes, Poland): new information. Mineralogia Polonica, 43(3-4), 155-178.
    • Lubin Co.
      • Gmina Lubin
[Eugenite] Piestrzyński A., Tylka W. 1992: Silver amalgams from the Sieroszowice copper mine, Lubin-Sieroszowice district, SW Poland. Mineralogia Polonica, vol. 23, no 1
[Eugenite] Kucha H. 2007: Mineralogia kruszcowa i geochemia ciała rudnego złoża Lubin-Sieroszowice. Biuletyn PIG, vol. 423, pp. 77-94
  • Bashkortostan
    • Uchalinsky District
      • Il'insky ore field
[Schachnerite] Belogub, E.V., Novoselov, K.A., Kotlyarov, V.A., Fadina, I.B. (2007): Geology of Ore Deposits 49(7), 583-589.
  • Irkutsk Oblast
    • Khuzhir ore field
[Luanheite] B. B. Damdinov, S. M. Zhmodik, P. A. Roshchektaev, L. B. Damdinova (2016): Composition and genesis of the Konevinsky gold deposit, Eastern Sayan, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits 58, 134-148.
  • Sakha Republic (Yakutia)
  • Tuva
    • Pii-Khem District
[Paraschachnerite] Belogub, E.V., Novoselov, K.A., Kotlyarov, V.A., Fadina, I.B. (2007): Geology of Ore Deposits 49(7), 583-589.
  • Banská Bystrica Region
    • Revúca Co.
[Schachnerite] Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
    • Žiar nad Hronom Co.
[Paraschachnerite] Ďuďa R., 1993 : Die mineralien der Gold und Silber - lagersttäte von Kremnitz ( Kremnica) in der Slowakei. Mineralien Welt /Haltern,Nemecko/,5, s. 20 - 32
  • Košice Region
    • Košice Co.
[Luanheite] Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
    • Rožňava Co.
[Schachnerite] Koděra et all.,1990: Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, I-III, 1590p
      • Nižná Slaná (Niedersalz; Alsósajó)
[Paraschachnerite] Martin Števko (unpublished, EMPA-WDS confirmed)
    • Spišská Nová Ves Co.
      • Spišská Nová Ves (Zipser Neuendorf; Zipser Neudorf; Igló)
        • Novoveská Huta
[Luanheite] Háber,M., Jeleň,S., Jeleň,M., 1992: Amalgám striebra z Nižnej Slanej a Novoveskej Huty (SGR), Min.Slovaca, 24,1, 45 – 49
  • Andalusia
    • Almería
      • Huércal-Overa
        • Cuesta Alta
          • Cerro Minado Mines
[Luanheite] VIÑALS, J., FAVREAU, G., and EYTIER C. & J.-R. (2010): Bobkingite, capgaronnite, juanitaite, gerhardtite, reevesite and other rare minerals from Cerro Minado, Huercal-Overa (Almería). Mineral Up, 4, 3, 6-23 Versions simultaneously published in Catalan (Mineralogistes de Catalunya); in Spanish version (Revista de Minerales).
  • Västmanland County
    • Sala
[Eugenite] Holmgren, J. (2002): Sala silvergruva. Hälleflintan (Medlemsblad för Upplands Geologiska Sällskap), UGS, 2002:3
  • Arizona
    • Cochise Co.
      • Mule Mts
        • Warren Mining District
[Eugenite] [MinRec 24:421]
[Eugenite] Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 217.
  • Michigan
    • Baraga Co.
      • Huron River
[Eugenite] Travis Olds collection
    • Menominee Co.
[Eugenite] Quigley, Tom, and Mahin, Bob, 2008, Back Forty Geology and Mineralization: Proceedings of the Institute on Lake Superior Geology, v. 54, Part 2 - Field Trip Guidebook, 66-85.
  • Nevada
    • Clark Co.
      • Spring Mts
        • Goodsprings Mining District
[Schachnerite] NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    • Humboldt Co.
      • Iron Point Mining District
        • Valmy
[Schachnerite] In the collection and collected by Brent Thorne. EDS analyzed by Paul Adams. PXRD analyzed by Tony Kampf.
  • Washington
    • Ferry Co.
      • Republic Mining District
        • Republic
          • Copper Mountain
[Eugenite] Robert C. Smith, II, Ph.D., P.G. My collection. Quantitative SEM/EDS.
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