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Selenium

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Formula:
Se
Colour:
Gray to grayish black, reddish gray, red
Lustre:
Metallic
Hardness:
2
Specific Gravity:
4.8
Crystal System:
Trigonal
Name:
From the Greek "selene," the moon, in allusion to tellurium.
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Classification of SeleniumHide

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959)
1.CC.10

1 : ELEMENTS (Metals and intermetallic alloys; metalloids and nonmetals; carbides, silicides, nitrides, phosphides)
C : Metalloids and Nonmetals
C : Sulfur-selenium-iodine
Dana 7th ed.:
1.3.3.1
1.3.4.1

1 : NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
3 : Semi-metals and non-metals
1.53

1 : Elements and Alloys (including the arsenides, antimonides and bismuthides of Cu, Ag and Au)

Physical Properties of SeleniumHide

Metallic
Transparency:
Opaque
Colour:
Gray to grayish black, reddish gray, red
Streak:
red
Hardness:
Tenacity:
Flexible
Cleavage:
Distinct/Good
Good on {0112}
Density:
4.8 g/cm3 (Measured)    4.809 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of SeleniumHide

Type:
Uniaxial (+)
RI values:
nω = 3.000 nε = 4.040
Max Birefringence:
δ = 1.040
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Very High
Type:
Anisotropic
Anisotropism:
Very strong
Colour in reflected light:
white in air, darker white to grayish brown in oil red in transmitted light
Pleochroism:
Visible
Comments:
Cream-white to brown

Chemical Properties of SeleniumHide

Formula:
Se
Common Impurities:
S

Crystallography of SeleniumHide

Crystal System:
Trigonal
Class (H-M):
3 2 - Trapezohedral
Space Group:
P31 2 1
Cell Parameters:
a = 4.3662 Å, c = 4.9536 Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 1.135
Unit Cell V:
81.78 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
3

Crystallographic forms of SeleniumHide

Crystal Atlas:
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Selenium - {100}, {101}
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X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

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Radiation - Copper Kα
Data Set:
Data courtesy of RRUFF project at University of Arizona, used with permission.

Synonyms of SeleniumHide

Other Language Names for SeleniumHide

Afrikaans:Selenium
Armenian:Սելեն
Azeri:Selen
Basque:Selenio
Belarusian:Селен
Bosnian (Latin Script):Selen
Bulgarian:Селен
Catalan:Seleni
Corsican:Seleniu
Croatian:Selenij
Czech:Selen
Danish:Selen
Dutch:Seleen
Esperanto:Seleno
Estonian:Seleen
Finnish:Seleeni
French:Sélénium
Friulian:Seleni
Galician:Selenio
Haitian:Selenyòm
Hungarian:Szelén
Icelandic:Selen
Indonesian:Selenium
Irish Gaelic:Seiléiniam
Italian:Selenio
Javanese:Selenium
Korean:셀레늄
Latin:Selenium
Latvian:Selēns
Lithuanian:Selenas
Lojban:lurcmu
Low Saxon:Selen
Luxembourgish:Selen
Macedonian:Селен
Norwegian (Bokmål):Selen
Norwegian (Nynorsk):Selen
Occitan:Selèni
Persian:سلنیوم
Polish:Selen
Portuguese:Selênio
Quechua:Silinyu
Romanian:Seleniu
Russian:Селен
Serbian (Cyrillic Script):Селен
Serbo-Croatian:Selen
Sicilian:Sileniu
Simplified Chinese:自然硒
Slovak:Selén
Slovenian:Selen
Spanish:Selenio
Swahili:Seleni
Swedish:Selen
Turkish:Selenyum
Ukrainian:Селен
Uzbek (Latin Script):Selen
Vietnamese:Selen
Welsh:Seleniwm

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Francevillite2 photos of Selenium associated with Francevillite on mindat.org.
Molybdite1 photo of Selenium associated with Molybdite on mindat.org.
Quartz1 photo of Selenium associated with Quartz on mindat.org.
Carnotite1 photo of Selenium associated with Carnotite on mindat.org.
Tangeite1 photo of Selenium associated with Tangeite on mindat.org.
Metatyuyamunite1 photo of Selenium associated with Metatyuyamunite on mindat.org.
Calcite1 photo of Selenium associated with Calcite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

1.CC.05RosickýiteSMon. 2/m : P2/b
1.CC.05SulphurS8Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Fddd
1.CC.10TelluriumTeHex.

Related Minerals - Dana Grouping (8th Ed.)Hide

1.3.4.2TelluriumTeHex.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

1.1CopperCuIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.2SilverAgIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.5GoldAuIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.6AuricuprideCu3AuOrth.
1.7Tetra-auricuprideAuCuTet.
1.8ZincZnHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
1.9CadmiumCdHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
1.10DanbaiteCuZn2Iso.
1.11ZhanghengiteCuZnIso.
1.12MercuryHgTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
1.13KolymiteCu7Hg6Iso.
1.14MoschellandsbergiteAg2Hg3Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m)
1.15EugeniteAg11Hg2Iso.
1.16SchachneriteAg1.1Hg0.9Hex.
1.17ParaschachneriteAg3Hg2Orth.
1.18LuanheiteAg3HgHex.
1.19Weishanite(Au,Ag)3Hg2Hex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
1.20IndiumInTet.
1.21AluminiumAlIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.22Khatyrkite(Cu,Zn)Al2Tet.
1.23Cupalite(Cu,Zn)AlOrth.
1.24DiamondCIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
1.25GraphiteCHex. 6mm : P63mc
1.26ChaoiteCHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P6/mmm
1.27LonsdaleiteCHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
1.28SiliconSi
1.29TinSnTet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/amd
1.30LeadPbIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.31AnyuiiteAuPb2Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I4/mcm
1.31NovodnepriteAuPb3Tet. 4 2m : I4 2m
1.32LeadamalgamPb0.7Hg0.3Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I4/mmm
1.33ArsenicAsTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
1.34ArsenolampriteAsOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
1.35PaxiteCuAs2Mon.
1.36KoutekiteCu5As2Hex.
1.37DomeykiteCu3AsIso. 4 3m : I4 3d
1.38Algodonite(Cu1-xAsx)Hex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
1.39NovákiteCu20AgAs10Mon.
1.40KutinaiteAg6Cu14As7 Iso.
1.41AntimonySbTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
1.42StibarsenAsSbTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
1.43ParadocrasiteSb3AsMon. 2 : B2
1.44HorsforditeCu, Sb
1.45CuprostibiteCu2(Sb,Tl)Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/nmm
1.46Allargentum(Ag1-xSbx)Hex.
1.47AurostibiteAuSb2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
1.48DyscrasiteAg3SbOrth. mm2 : Pmm2
1.49BismuthBiTrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
1.50MaldoniteAu2BiIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
1.51SulphurS8Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Fddd
1.52RosickýiteSMon. 2/m : P2/b
1.54TelluriumTeHex.
1.55ChromiumCrIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Im3m
1.56RheniumReHex.
1.57IronFeIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Im3m
1.58ChromferideFe3Cr1-x (x=0.6)Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Pm3m
1.59FerchromideCr3Fe1-xIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Pm3m
1.60WairauiteCoFe
1.61NickelNiIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.62Kamacite(Fe,Ni)Iso.
1.63Taenite(Fe,Ni)Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.64TetrataeniteFeNiTet.
1.65AwaruiteNi3FeIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.66Palladium(Pd,Pt)
1.67PotaritePdHgTet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/mmm
1.68PaolovitePd2SnOrth.
1.69Stannopalladinite(Pd,Cu)3Sn2Hex.
1.70CabriitePd2CuSnOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmmm
1.71Taimyrite(Pd,Cu,Pt)3SnOrth.
1.72Atokite(Pd,Pt)3SnIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.73Rustenburgite(Pt,Pd)3Sn
1.74ZvyagintsevitePd3PbIso.
1.75PlumbopalladinitePd3Pb2Hex.
1.76Osmium(Os,Ir,Ru)Hex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
1.77Iridium(Ir,Os,Ru)Iso.
1.82PlatinumPtIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.83HongshiitePtCuTrig.
1.84NiggliitePtSnHex.
1.85IsoferroplatinumPt3FeIso.
1.86TetraferroplatinumPtFeTet.
1.87TulameenitePt2CuFeTet.
1.88FerronickelplatinumPt2FeNiTet.
1.89Rhodium(Rh,Pt)Iso.

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 SeleniumHide

Reference List:
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Palache, Charles (1934) Contributions to crystallography; claudetite, minasragrite, samsonite, native selenium, indium. American Mineralogist: 19: 194-205.
Palache, C., Berman, H., Frondel, C. (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, 834pp.: 136-137.
Acta Crystallographica (1953) 71.
Avilov, A.S., Imamov, R.M. (1969) The structure of selenium. Soviet Physics - Crystallography: 14: 259-260.

Internet Links for SeleniumHide

Localities for SeleniumHide

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
 
  • Catamarca
    • Tinogasta Department
FOGLIATA, Ana S. y AVILA, Julio C.. El yacimiento de estaño Vil Achay, Catamarca. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2004, vol.59, n.1, pp. 83-90.
  • La Rioja
    • Chilecito department
      • Sañogasta
M.K. de Brodtkorb (ed.) (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina, (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina)
Minerales de la Republica Argentina, E. O. Zappettini Ed., Buenos Aires 1999 ISSN 0328-2325
    • Vinchina Department
Recursos Minerales de la Republica Argentina, E. O. Zappettini Ed., Buenos Aires 1999 ISSN 0328-2325
Australia
 
  • New South Wales
    • Clive Co.
      • Sandy Flat
Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets: Grafton-Maclean Metallogenic Map (SH/56-6, SH/56-7), Geological Survey of New South Wales, 2001: HF Henley, RE Brown, JW Brownlow, RG Barnes and WJ Stroud. Published by the Geological Survey of New South Wales.
    • Gough Co.
      • Deepwater
Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets: Grafton-Maclean Metallogenic Map (SH/56-6, SH/56-7), Geological Survey of New South Wales, 2001: HF Henley, RE Brown, JW Brownlow, RG Barnes and WJ Stroud. Published by the Geological Survey of New South Wales.
      • Emmaville (Vegetable Creek)
Metallogenic Study and Mineral Deposit Data Sheets: Grafton-Maclean Metallogenic Map (SH/56-6, SH/56-7), Geological Survey of New South Wales, 2001: HF Henley, RE Brown, JW Brownlow, RG Barnes and WJ Stroud. Published by the Geological Survey of New South Wales.
  • Western Australia
    • Dundas Shire
      • Mundrabilla Roadhouse
Simpson, E.S. (1938), Some New and Little Known Meteorites Found in Western Australia, Mineralogical Magazine: 25 (December, 1938): 157-171.
    • East Pilbara Shire
Fetherston, J., Stocklmayer, S., Stocklmayer, V. (2013): Gemstones of WA, Geological Survey of WA
    • Menzies Shire
      • Menangina Station
Eardleyite as a Product of the Supergene Alteration of Nickel Sulphides in Western Australia; E Nickel, C Davis, M Bussell, P Bridge, J Dunn, R Macdonald; American Mineralogist; Vol 62, pp449-457, 1977.
      • Mount Ida Goldfield (Copperfield)
Bootle Creek Gold deposits, Menzies District, Western Australia; I.D.M. Robertson, CRC LEME, 2003.
      • Queen Victoria Springs Nature Reserve
        • Mulga Rocks U prospects
Douglas, G. B., Butt, C. R., & Gray, D. J. (2011). Geology, geochemistry and mineralogy of the lignite-hosted Ambassador palaeochannel uranium and multi-element deposit, Gunbarrel Basin, Western Australia. Mineralium Deposita, 46(7), 761-787.
Douglas GB, Gray DJ, Butt CRM (1993) Geochemistry, mineralogy and hydrogeochemistry of the ambassador multi-element lignite deposit, Western Australia. Rep no. 108 Min Energ Res Inst West Aust. p 85
    • Wyndham-East Kimberley Shire
      • Lake Argyle area
Nickel, E., Grey, I., Madsen, I.(1987): Lucasite (Ce) a New Mineral from Western Australia, American Mineralogist (1987):72: 1006-1010
    • Yalgoo Shire
      • Paynes Find
Pegamtites of Western Australia; M Jacobson, M Calderwood, B Grguric; Hesperian Press, Perth, 2007.
Austria
 
  • Styria
    • Leoben
Meixner, H. (1954): Neue Mineralfunde in den österreichischen Ostalpen XIII.- Carinthia II, 144./64., 18-29.
Belgium
 
  • Hainaut Province (Henegouwen; Hennegau)
    • Charleroi
      • Fleurus
        • Soleimont (Soleilmont)
Chris Stefano collection
Bolivia
 
  • Potosí Department
    • Antonio Quijarro Province
[MinRec 21:133]
    • Chayanta Province
      • Pakajake Canyon (Pacajake Canyon)
Petrov, A., Smith, B., Smith, C. (2001) A Guide to Mineral Localities in Bolivia. Mineralogical Record Vol.32(6), pp. 457-482. Hurlbut, C.S., Aristarain, L.F. (1969) Olsacherite Pb₂(SeO₄)(SO₄), A New Mineral from Bolivia. The American Mineralogist. Vol.5, November-December, pp. 1519-1527.
Canada
 
  • Manitoba
    • Snow Lake District
Phillips, K. A. (1979) Minerals of Manitoba: Volume II: Metallic minerals. Manitoba Mineral Resources Division Educational Series 78/2.
  • Ontario
    • Algoma District
      • Peever Township
J. A. Mandarino (1965): Molybdomenite from the Ranwick uranium mine, Montreal River area, Ontario. Can. Mineral. 8, 149-158.
    • Nipissing District
      • Dickens Township
T. S. Ercit (1994) The geochemistry and crystal chemistry of columbite-group minerals from granitic pegmatites, southwestern Grenville Province, Canadian Shield. The Canadian Mineralogist 32:421-438
    • Sudbury District
      • Norman Township
R. G. Arnold and O. P. Malik (1974) Violarite in some nickel ores from Lynn Lake and Thompson, Manitoba, and Sudbury, Ontario, Canada Can Mineral, 12:320-326
  • Québec
    • Abitibi-Témiscamingue
      • Abitibi RCM
        • Amos
Sabina, A.P. (2003) Rocks & Minerals for the collector; Kirkland Lake - Rouyn-Noranda - Val d'Or, Ontario & Quebec. GSC Misc. Report 77, 128 p.
    • Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine
      • La Côte-de-Gaspé RCM
        • Murdochville
Allcock, J.B.(1982) Skarn and porphyry copper mineralization at Mines Gaspé, Murdochville, Quebec. Economic Geology, vol.77, 971-999.
  • Saskatchewan
Econ Geol (1987)82:1169-1176
Stylianos Augustithis (1995) Atlas of the Textural Patterns of Ore Minerals and Metallogenic Processes
  • Yukon
    • Dawson Mining District
Olade, M.A., Goodfellow, W.D. (1979). Lithogeochemistry and hydrogeochemistry of uranium and associated elements in the Tombstone Batholith, Yukon, Canada. In Geochemical Exploration 1978, Proceedings of the Seventh International Geochemical Exploration Symposium, J.R. Watterson, P.K. Theobald (ed.), Association of Exploration Geochemists, p. 407-428.
China
 
  • Hubei Province
    • Enshi Autonomous Prefecture (E'xi Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Enshi Co.
Zhu Jian-Ming, Zheng Bao-Shan, Su Hong-Can, Li She-Hong, Mao Da-Jun, Lei Ping, and Finkelman, R.B. (2001): Geochimica 30(3), 236-241; Caixia Feng, Jiajun Liu, and Shen Liu (2002): Mineral Deposits 21(suppl.), 812-815; Linbo Yao and Zhenmin Gao (2002): Mineral Deposits 21(suppl.), 837-840; Handong Qian, Zhenghua Zhao, Xiang Zheng, Chengyi Lin, Jiahu Zeng, Xuemei Wu, and Wu Chen (2006): Acta Geologica Sinica 80(11), 1706-1710; Zhu, Jian-ming; Johnson, Thomas M.; Finkelman, Robert B.; Zheng, Bao-shan; Sykorova, Ivana; Pesek, Jiri (2012): The occurrence and origin of selenium minerals in Se-rich stone coals, spoils and their adjacent soils in Yutangba, China. Chemical Geology 330-331, 27-38.
Czech Republic
 
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Central Bohemia Region
Zacek, V., Oplustil, S., Mayova, A. & Meyer, F. R. (1995): Die Mineralien von Kladno in Mittelböhmen, Tschechische Republik. Mineralien-Welt 6 (1), 13-30 (in German).
        • Libušin
Hyrsl J., Korbel P.; Tschechien & Slowakei, Mineralien und Fundstellen. Bode Verlag, 2008. Page 268-273
    • Hradec Králové Region
      • Trutnov (Trautenau)
        • Radvanice
Žáček, V., Ondruš, P.: Mineralogy of recently formed sublimates from Kateřina colliery in Radvanice, Eastern Bohemia, Czech Republic. Bulletin of the Czech geological survey, 1998, vol. 73, no. 2, s. 289-302.
  • Moravia (Mähren; Maehren)
    • Moravia-Silesia Region
      • Frýdek-Místek
        • Soběšovice
Matýsek D., Skupien P.: The origin of native selenium microparticles during the oxidation of sideritic mudstones in the Veřovice Formation (Outer Western Carpathians). Geologica Carpathica, 2015, 66, 4, 303-310.
      • Frýdlant nad Ostravicí
        • Kunčice pod Ondřejníkem
Matýsek D., Skupien P.: The origin of native selenium microparticles during the oxidation of sideritic mudstones in the Veřovice Formation (Outer Western Carpathians). Geologica Carpathica, 2015, 66, 4, 303-310.
    • Olomouc Region
      • Javorník (Jauernig)
Sejkora J., Škoda R., Pauliš P. 2006: Selenium mineralization of the uranium deposit Zálesí, Rychlebské Hory Mts., Czech Republic. Mineralogia Polonica - Special Papers, vol. 28, 196-198; Sejkora, J., Pauliš, P., Škoda, R.: Uranové ložisko Zálesí v Rychlebských horách. Minerál, 2007, roč. 15, č. 4, s. 305-238.
Finland
 
  • Northern Finland Region
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Vuorelainen, Yrjö 1962. Tutkimusselostus Kuusamon Juuman-Säkkilän albitiittikiviin liittyvien U-aiheiden malmimineraaliseurueista. Outokummun aineistot, 070/4613/ YV/ 62
France
 
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Puy-de-Dôme
      • Saint-Amant-Tallende
        • Olloix
H. Agrinier and J. Geffroy : "Les Minéraux Séléniés du Point Uranifère de Liauzun-en-Olloix (Puy de Dôme) : Clausthalite, Sélénium Natif, Sélénite de Plomb et Chalcoménite", Bull. Soc. Fr. Minéral. Cristallogr., 1967, XC, N°3, 383-386
  • Brittany
    • Côtes-d'Armor
      • Guingamp
Schillinger N, Schillinger F., Lechenne G. (2001), Galène et améthyste de Bégard, Massif de Plouaret (Côtes d'Armor), Le Règne Minéral, n°42, pp: 10-15
    • Morbihan
      • Berné
R. Pierrot, L. Chauris, C. Laforêt and F. Pillard : "Inventaire Minéralogique de la France N° 9 : Morbihan", BRGM, 1980.
  • Nouvelle-Aquitaine
    • Lot-et-Garonne
Econ Geol (1989) 84:1541-1556
  • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    • Hautes-Alpes
      • Saint-Véran area
TUDURI Johan (2001) Minéralisations cuprifères syn-orogéniques dans les schistes lustrés des Alpes occidentales. Exemple de la mine de cuivre des Clausis (Saint-Véran, France)
Germany
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Black Forest
      • Menzenschwand
Walenta: "Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes", Weise (Munich), 1992
      • Wolfach
        • Oberwolfach
          • Rankach valley
Walenta, K. (1992): Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes. Chr. Weise Verlag, München, 336 pp. (in German); WALENTA, K. (1993): Neue Mineralfunde von der Grube Clara (5. Folge). - Lapis 18 (1), 16-23; Gröbner, J., Kolitsch, U. und Bayerl, R. (2005): Interessante Uranmineralien im Stinkspat der Grube Clara. Lapis 30 (10), 34-39; 90; Gröbner, J., Bayerl, R. und Kolitsch, U. (2006): Weitere Beobachtungen zu den Uran- und Vanadium-Paragenesen der Grube Clara aus den Jahren 2002, 2004 und 2005. Erzgräber 20, 1-10
  • Bavaria
    • Upper Palatinate
      • Wölsendorf Fluorite Mining District
Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
  • Lower Saxony
    • Harz
      • Lautenthal
Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
      • Lerbach
Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
      • St Andreasberg District
        • Sieber
Heider, J. (2014): Die Selenidmineralisation der Grube Henriette. Aufschluss, 65, 216-226.
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
    • Aachen
      • Alsdorf
Blaß, G. and Strehler, H. (1993): Mineralbildungen in einer durch Selbstentzündung brennenden Bergehalde des Aachener Steinkohlenreviers. Mineralien-Welt 4 (4), 35-42. (in German); Witzke, T., de Wit, F., Kolitsch, U. and Blaß, G. (2015): Mineralogy of the Burning Anna I Coal Mine Dump, Alsdorf, Germany. Chapter 7, pp. 203-240, in: Stracher, G. B., Prakash, A. and Sokol, E. V.: Coal and Peat Fires: A Global Perspective, Volume 3: Case Studies - Coal Fires, Elsevier, 786 pp.
  • Saxony-Anhalt
    • Harz
Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001; Tischendorf, G. (1969). Sources of elements in selenide mineralization near Tilkerode (Harz). International Geology Review, 11(11), 1298-1301.
  • Saxony
    • Dresden
      • Freital
Thalheim, K.; Reichel, W. & Witzke, T. (1991): Die Minerale des Döhlener Beckens.- Schriften des Staatlichen Museums für Mineralogie und Geologie zu Dresden, Nr. 3
  • Thuringia
    • Gera
      • Ronneburg U deposit
T. Witzke & F. Rüger: Lapis 1998(7/8), 26-64
T. Witzke & F. Rüger: Lapis 1998(7/8), 26-64
Italy
 
  • Campania
    • Naples Province
      • Somma-Vesuvius Complex
Russo, M., 2006: I minerali di formazione fumarolica della grande eruzione vesuviana del 1906
    • Phlegrean Volcanic Complex
      • Naples Province
        • Phlegrean Fields
          • Bacoli
            • Miseno
Francesco Civero collection
  • Liguria
    • Genova Province
      • Ne
[MinRec 32:360]
          • Reppia
Redazione (2005): Sistematica ligure: resoconto 2005. Notiziario di Mineralogia Ferrania Club, 19, 3-5.
  • Sicily
    • Catania Province
      • Etna Volcanic Complex
Mariani & Scaini, 1978. I minerali d'Italia. Rizzoli Ed., Milano.
    • Messina Province
      • Eolie Islands (Aeolian Islands)
        • Lipari
Mariani & Scaini, 1978. I minerali d'Italia. Rizzoli Ed., Milano.
          • Vulcano Island
QUERCIGH E. (1935): Sul solfoselenio di Vulcano (Isole Eolie). - Rendiconti dell' Accademia delle Scienze Fisiche e Matematiche di Napoli - 32, 3-7.
Kazakhstan
 
  • Almaty Province (Almaty Oblysy; Almati Oblast')
    • Middle Ili River
      • Dzharkenskaya Depression
Pavel M. Kartashov data
  • Karagandy Province (Qaragandy Oblysy; Karaganda Oblast')
Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
Mexico
 
  • Sonora
    • Mun. de Moctezuma
      • Moctezuma
Panczner(1987):108-401.
  • Zacatecas
    • Mun. de Ojo Caliente
      • La Blanca
Parker, R. (2010). Geology And Mineral Resources Of The Bilbao Silver-Lead-Zinc Deposit, State Of Zacatecas, Mexico. Private Company Report for Xtierra Inc.
New Caledonia
 
  • Northern Province
    • Diahot River Valley
Briggs, R. M. (1975). Structure, metamorphism and mineral deposits in the Diahot region, northern New Caledonia. Thesis (PhD-Geology), University of Auckland, 1975
Nicaragua
 
  • León Department
Gunnar Farber specimens, 2007
Poland
 
  • Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie)
    • Kłodzko District
Banaś M., Ottemann J. 1971: Supplementary data on bohdanowiczite, a natural silver-bismuth selenide. Mineralogia Polonica, vol. 2, 37-44; Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
  • Opolskie
    • Nysa District
      • Głuchołazy commune
Szełęg, E. (2002) Na-meionite (scapolite group) from pegmatite vein of the Sławniowice (Eastern Sudetes, Poland). Miner. Polon., Vol. 33, No 1
Romania
 
  • Maramureș Co.
    • Baia Sprie (Felsőbánya)
      • Baia Sprie mine (Felsőbánya mine)
Buzatu, A., Damian, G., & Buzgar, N. (2012) Raman And Infrared Studies Of Weathering Products From Baia Sprie Ore Deposit (Romania). Romanian Journal of Mineral Deposits, 85:7-10
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Tuva Republic
      • Turan District
http://maurice.strahlen.org/tuva/tuva.htm; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Kamchatka Oblast'
Takahashi, Ryohei; Natsueda, Hiroharu; Okrugin, Victor M.; Ono, Shuji (2007): Epithermal gold-​silver mineralization of the Asachinskoe deposit in southern Kamchatka, Russia. Resource Geology 57(4), 354-373.
    • Sakhalinskaya Oblast'
      • Kuril Islands (Kurile Islands)
        • Kunashir Island
Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Volokhin, Yu.G., Karabtsov, A.A. (2016): Minerals in the Triassic Carbonaceous Silicites of Sikhote Alin. Lithology and Mineral Resources: 51: 405-424
  • Northern Region
    • Karelia Republic
      • Ladoga Region
        • Pitkyaranta District (Pitkäranta District)
V. I. Ivashchenko, O. B. Lavrov, K. Sundblad and A. N. Toritsin (2007) Au-Ag-Bi-Te-Se vein mineralization at Roikonkoski, Karelia, northern Lake Ladoga region. Geological Survey of Finland, Guide 53 pp 51-56
  • Urals Region
    • Southern Urals
      • Bashkortostan Republic (Bashkiria Republic)
        • Uchaly
Belogub, E.V., Novoselov, K.A., Spiro, B., and Yakovleva, V.A. (2003): Mineralogical Magazine 67(2), 339-354; Yakovleva, V.A., Belogub, E.V., Novoselov, K.A. (2003): Mineralogical Magazine 67(2), 355-361; Belogub, E.V., Novoselov, K.A., Yakovleva, V.A., and Spiro, B. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 239-254
      • Chelyabinsk Oblast'
        • Pervomayskiy
Spiridonov, A. M., Kulikova, Z. I., Zorina, L. D., Granina, E. M., Parshin, A. V., & Budyak, A. E. Material Composition of Ores and Metasomatically Altered Rocks at Bereznyakovskoe Epithermal Gold Ore Deposit (the South Urals).
Slovenia
 
  • Polhov gradec (Billichgrätz)
    • Črni vrh (Schwarzenbach)
Albrecht von Quadt, Vladica Cvetković, Rade Jelenković, Miodrag Banjesević, Vladica Cvetković & Aleksandar Pačevski, Ljubomir Cvetković & Robert Moritz(2007) Advances in Regional Geological and Metallogenic Studies in the Carpathians, Balkans, Rhodope Massif and Caucasus (Romania, Serbia, Bulgaria and Georgia) Field Guide
Spain
 
  • Andalusia
    • Málaga
      • Estepona
Romero Silva, JC (2003). Minerales y Rocas de la provincia de Málaga. Edited by Cedma. Malaga County Council 318 pg. 1 map
Switzerland
 
  • Wallis (Valais)
    • Le Trient Valley
      • Les Marécottes
- Meisser, N. (2012): La minéralogie de l'uranium dans le massif des Aiguilles Rouges. Matér. Géol. Suisse, Sér. géotech. 96, 183 p.
Tajikistan
 
  • Viloyati Sogd (Viloyati Sughd; Viloyati Khodzhent; Viloyati Leninabad)
    • Zeravshan Range
      • Yagnob River
D.I.Belakovskiy data
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Belakovski D.I.. Die Mineralien der brennenden Kohlefloze von Ravat in Tadshikistan, Lapis, 1990, N 12 p.21-26. (in German); Nasdala, L., & Pekov, I. V. (1993). Ravatite, C14HIO, a new organic mineral species from Ravat, Tadzhikistan. Eur. J. Mineral, 5, 699-705.
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Yavapai Co.
      • Black Hills (Black Hill Range)
        • Verde District
          • Jerome
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 366; Galbraith, F.W. (1947), AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 153, Minerals of AZ: 12; Palache, C. (1934), Contributions to crystallography: Claudetite, minasragite, samsonite, native selenium, iridium, Am.Min.: 19: 194-205; Korbel & Novak, 1999. Minerals Encyclopaedia, p.17.
  • California
    • Inyo Co.
      • Darwin Hills
www.mineralsocal.org
          • Darwin
No reference listed
MinRec 18:148
      • Inyo Mts (Inyo Range)
        • Malpais Mesa
Kampf, A. R., Mills, S. J., & Nash, B. P. (2016). PREPUBLICATION: Pauladamsite, Cu4 (SeO3)(SO4)(OH) 4· 2H2O, a new mineral from the Santa Rosa mine, Darwin district, California, USA. Mineralogical Magazine.
  • Colorado
    • Garfield Co.
      • East Rifle Creek area
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
    • Gunnison Co.
      • Vulcan District (Cebolla District; Domingo District)
        • Vulcan
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
    • Lake Co.
      • Leadville District
MinRec 16:171-201
    • Mesa Co.
      • Gateway District
        • Gateway
Kampf, A.R., Nash, B.P., Marty, J., Hughes, J.M. (2016): Mesaite, CaMn2+5(V2O7)3·12H2O, a new vanadate mineral from the Packrat mine, near Gateway, Mesa County, Colorado, USA. Mineralogical Magazine: 80: (in press)
    • Moffat Co.
      • Maybell District
        • Maybell Mines
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
    • Montrose Co.
      • Uravan District
        • Bull Canyon
Korbel & Novak, 1999. Minerals Encyclopaedia, p.17.; American Mineralogist (1956) Vol. 41, pp. 156-157
        • Paradox Valley
USGS Prof Paper 320
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
    • Ouray Co.
      • Mt. Sneffels
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
    • San Juan Co.
      • Elk Park
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
    • San Miguel Co.
      • Slick Rock District
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckels, E. B.
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels
Minerals of Colorado (1997) E.B. Eckels; Am Min (1958) 43:16-24
  • Idaho
    • Caribou Co.
      • Soda Springs
Kampf, A. R., Nash,P., and Loomis, T.A. (2013): Phosphovanadylite-Ca, Ca[V#4#+^4P^2O^8(OH)^8.12H^2O, the Ca analogue of phosphovanadylite-Ba. American Mineralogist 98,439-443.
  • Nevada
    • Churchill Co.
      • Lake District
Doug Merson collection
    • Elko Co.
      • Bootstrap District
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
      • Tuscarora District
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    • Eureka Co.
      • Carlin Trend
        • Maggie Creek Subdistrict
MinRec 26(5):449-469.
      • Lynn District
        • Elko
Mineralogical Record 26:467
    • Humboldt Co.
      • National District
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
      • Osgood Mts
        • Potosi District
Howard, D and D. Thomssen (2000) Occurrences of Native Selenium in Nevada; USA Micro Probe, newsletter of the NorthWest MicroMineral Study Group, Spring 2000, Volume 1X, Number 1, pgs 15-17.
      • Sulphur District
        • Sulphur
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    • Nye Co.
      • Monitor Range
        • Danville District
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
      • San Antonio Mts
        • Tonopah District
NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada
    • Pershing Co.
      • Humboldt Range
        • Willard District
[MinRec 32:297]; Howard, D and D. Thomssen (2000) Occurrences of Native Selenium in Nevada; USA Micro Probe, newsletter of the NorthWest MicroMineral Study Group, Spring 2000, Volume 1X, Number 1, pgs 15-17.
  • New Mexico
    • McKinley Co.
Northrop, Minerals of New Mexico, 3rd Rev. Ed., 1996
        • Ambrosia Lake Sub-district
NMBMMR Memoir 15 Geology and Technology of the Grants Uranium Region
NMBMMR Memoir 15 Geology and Technology of the Grants Uranium Region
NMBMMR Memoir 15 Geology and Technology of the Grants Uranium Region
NMBMMR Memoir 15 Geology and Technology of the Grants Uranium Region
RWMW Collection
NMBMMR Memoir 15 Geology and Technology of the Grants Uranium Region
NMBMMR Memoir 15 Geology and Technology of the Grants Uranium Region
          • Poison Canyon area
NMBMMR Memoir 15 Geology and Technology of the Grants Uranium Region
NMBMMR Memoir 15 Geology and Technology of the Grants Uranium Region
NMBMMR Memoir 15 Geology and Technology of the Grants Uranium Region
NMBMMR Memoir 15 Geology and Technology of the Grants Uranium Region
NMBMMR Memoir 15 Geology and Technology of the Grants Uranium Region
NMBMMR Memoir 15 Geology and Technology of the Grants Uranium Region
        • Church Rock Sub-district (Gallup District; Church Rock area)
NMBMMR Memoir 15 Geology and Technology of the Grants Uranium Region
        • Smith Lake Sub-district
NMBMMR Memoir 15 Geology and Technology of the Grants Uranium Region
Econ Geol (1985) 80:1348-1364
Econ Geol (1985) 80:1348-1364
    • Sandoval Co.
Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
Minerals of New Mexico 3rd ed.
  • Pennsylvania
    • Luzerne Co.
Reed, Juliet C. (1976), Annotated Biblio. of Mins. New to the Pa List 1965-1974, The Mineralogical Soc. of PA, Inc.: 72; Barnes, J. H. & Lapham, D. M. (1972), "Selenium, Pa's Rarest Mineral?," PA Geol., Vol. 3(2):8-9; Finkelman, R. B., et al (1974), "Observations on Mins. from Burning Anthracite Seams & Culm in PA," Geol. Soc. Am. Abstracts w. Programs, Vol. 5(1): 27-28; Downey, W. F., Jr. (1974); "Geological Conditions in Burning Anthracite-NE PA," Geol. Soc. Am. Abstracts w. Programs, Vol 5(1): 19-20;
    • Northumberland Co.
    • Schuylkill Co.
American Mineralogist (1977): 62: 316-320.
  • South Dakota
    • Fall River Co.
      • Edgemont Uranium District
        • Craven Canyon
SDSMT Bull 18 Roberts and Rapp "Mineralogy of the Black Hills"; American Mineralogist (1956) Vol. 41, pp. 156-157
  • Texas
    • Karnes Co.
Smith, A.E. (1991), Texas Mineral Locations Index, Rocks & Min.: 66(3).
MINERALS OF THE KARNES URANIUM DISTRICT-THE FRANKLIN OF TEXAS Alan J. Cherepon, http://www.wma-minelife.com/uranium/papers/karnes.htm
    • Live Oak Co.
R&M 66:3 pp 196-224
  • Utah
    • Grand Co.
      • Polar Mesa District (Polar Mesa)
Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.
      • Thompsons District (S. E. Thomsons)
        • Yellow Cat Mesa
Collected by and in the collection of Brent Thorne.; Kasatkin, A.V., Plášil, J., Marty, J., Belakovskiy, D.I., Lykova, I.S. (2014): Nestolaite, CaSeO3·H2O, a new mineral from the Little Eva mine, Grand County, Utah, USA. Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 497-505.
          • Parco Mine Group
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah; Am Min 49:1511-1526; Am Min (1964) 49:1511-1526; American Mineralogist (1956) Vol. 41, pp. 156-157
    • San Juan Co.
      • Blanding
Rocks & Minerals: 68(6): 398-400.
      • La Sal District (Paradox Valley District)
        • La Sal
In the collection of Alex Earl
UGMS Bull 117 Minerals and Mineral Localities of Utah
        • Lion Canyon
Kampf A R, Hughes J M, Marty J, Nash B (2012) Postite, Mg(H2O)6Al2(OH)2(H2O)8(V10O28)·13H2O, a new mineral species from the La Sal Mining District, Utah: Crystal structure and descriptive mineralogy. The Canadian Mineralogist 50, 45-53
      • La Sal Quadrangle
Canadian Mineralogist (2001) 39, 6, 1691-1700
  • Virginia
    • Fauquier Co.
      • Gold-Pyrite Belt
        • Midland
Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
    • Fluvanna Co.
      • Gold-Pyrite Belt
Minerals of Virginia 1990 by R. V. Dietrich
  • Wyoming
    • Campbell Co.
      • Pumpkin Buttes District
Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300 pp361-370.
    • Carbon Co.
Harshman, E. N. (1972) Geology and uranium deposits, Shirley Basin area, Wyoming. USGS Prof Paper 745
    • Fremont Co.
      • Gas Hills District
Page, L. R.; Stocking, H. E.; Smith, H. B. (1956) Contributions to the geology of uranium and thorium by the United States Geological Survey and Atomic Energy Commission for the United Nations International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva, Switzerland, 1955. USGS Professional Paper 300 pp361-370.
Uzbekistan
 
  • Kyzylkum Desert
    • Central Kyzylkum Region
      • Lyavlyakan-Beshkak ore field
Solodov, I.N., Nesterova, M.V., Shugina, G.A., Ganina, N.I., Shulik, L.S., and Solodov, D.I. (2001): Lithology and Mineral Resources 36(1), 43-62.
Franz J Dahlkamp (2009) Uranium Deposits of the World: Asia (Springer Reference)
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