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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.

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 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.
Argentina
 
  • 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
Australia
 
  • 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
Austria
 
  • 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.
Bulgaria
 
  • Sofia City Province
[Paraschachnerite] Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Canada
 
  • 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.
Chile
 
  • 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
China
 
  • 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.
France
 
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Isère
      • Allemont (Allemond)
[Schachnerite] Eur. J. Mineral. , 1993, 5, pp. 903-914.
Germany
 
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
    • Birkenfeld
      • Baumholder
[Eugenite] http://www.mineralienfreunde-der-pfalz.de/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=34&Itemid=86
    • 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.
Hungary
 
  • Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County
    • Rudabányai Mts
      • Rudabánya
[Paraschachnerite] Szakáll,Fehér,Zajzon,2013
Italy
 
  • 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
Mexico
 
  • Sonora
    • Moctezuma Municipality
[Luanheite] Lapis 2001(1), 11-40
[Paraschachnerite] In the collection of Manfred Kampf. XRD analyzed.
Morocco
 
  • 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)
Namibia
 
  • Oshikoto Region
    • Tsumeb
[Eugenite] RRUFF database. XRD confirmed.
Poland
 
  • 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
Russia
 
  • 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)
[Eugenite] http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G1-84017545.html
  • 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.
Slovakia
 
  • 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
Spain
 
  • 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).
Sweden
 
  • Västmanland County
    • Sala
[Eugenite] Holmgren, J. (2002): Sala silvergruva. Hälleflintan (Medlemsblad för Upplands Geologiska Sällskap), UGS, 2002:3
USA
 
  • 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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