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One of a few unnamed species (compare 'UM1980-01-E:CuZn' and 'UM1980-14-Sb:AsSn' forming thread-like wires or pellets found in zeolitized tuffs containing clinoptilolite and mordenite; occurs in 4 deposits. Composition based on EPMA data, but this is not reported.

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Classification of UM1980-02-E:CuZnHide

Unnamed (probably invalid)
Approval History:
Unnamed, and probably invalid.

1 : ELEMENTS (Metals and intermetallic alloys; metalloids and nonmetals; carbides, silicides, nitrides, phosphides)
A : Metals and Intermetallic Alloys
B : Zinc-brass family

1 : Metals, other than the Platinum Group

Chemical Properties of UM1980-02-E:CuZnHide


Synonyms of UM1980-02-E:CuZnHide

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

1.AB.MagnesiumMgHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
1.AB.05CadmiumCdHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
1.AB.05ZincZnHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
1.AB.05TitaniumTiHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
1.AB.10aα-BrassCu3ZnIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m)
1.AB.10aZinccopperiteCu7Zn4 (?)

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

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 UM1980-02-E:CuZnHide

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Gogishvili, V.G., Chkheidze, R.G., Domukhovskii, V.P. (1980): Native metals and intermetallic compounds in high-silica zeolites of Georgia. Soobshch. Akad. Nauk Gruz. S.S.R.: 97(1): 133-136 (in Russian); in: Fleischer, M., Cabri, L.J. (1981): New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 66: 639
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/Valid2009_03.pdf (2016)

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Localities for UM1980-02-E:CuZnHide

ⓘ - 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.
Am.Min. 66,639(1981)
Mineral and/or Locality  
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