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UM1989-01-AsS:CoFeNi

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Formula:
(Ni,Fe,Co)AsS
Possible Ni-dominant analogue of arsenopyrite and UM1991-04-AsS:CoFeNi.

Anisotropic in polished sections (gersdorffite is isotropic because it is cubic).

Found in metasedimentary rocks, in association with arsenopyrite, Co-bearing arsenopyrite (danaite), cobaltite, and gersdorffite.



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Optical Data of UM1989-01-AsS:CoFeNiHide

Type:
Anisotropic
Comments:
similar to arsenopyrite

Chemical Properties of UM1989-01-AsS:CoFeNiHide

Formula:
(Ni,Fe,Co)AsS
Idealised Formula:
NiAsS

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 UM1989-01-AsS:CoFeNiHide

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Abzalov, M.Z., Polezhaeva, L.I. (1989): Sulfoarsenides in rocks ofproductive beds of Pechenga (Kola Peninsula). Zapiski Vses. Mineral. Obshch.: 1l8(4): 64-73 (in Russian); in: Jambor, J.L., Puziewicz, J. (1991): New mineral Names. American Mineralogist: 76: 670
Smith, D.G.W., Nickel, E.H. (2007): A System of Codification for Unnamed Minerals: Report of the SubCommittee for Unnamed Minerals of the IMA Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification. Canadian Mineralogist: 45: 983-1055; http://nrmima.nrm.se (2016)

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Localities for UM1989-01-AsS:CoFeNiHide

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.
Russia
 
  • Murmanskaya Oblast'
    • Pechengsky District
M.Z. Abzalov & L.I. Polezhaeva(1989): Sulfoarsenides in rocks of productive beds of Pechenga (Kola Peninsula). Zapiski Vses. Mineral. Obshch., 118, 64-73 (in Russian).
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