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Pyrrhotite Group

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About Pyrrhotite GroupHide

A group of hexagonal or pseudohexagonal iron sulphides with a Fe:S ratio equal or near to 1:1.


Relationship of Pyrrhotite Group to other SpeciesHide

Group Members:
Pyrrhotite Fe7S8Mon.
Smythite (Fe,Ni)3+xS4 (x=0-0.3)Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
Troilite FeSHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc

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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.

Pyrrhotite Group in petrologyHide

Internet Links for Pyrrhotite GroupHide

Significant localities for Pyrrhotite GroupHide

Showing 14 significant localities out of 10,372 recorded on mindat.org.

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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.
Australia
 
  • Tasmania
    • West Coast municipality
      • Zeehan district
        • North Dundas
[Pyrrhotite] Econ Geol (1987) 82:291-307; Kitto, P. (1992) The geological and structural controls on mineraUsation at the Renison tin mine. BulL geoL Surv. Tasm. 70:97-117.; Kitto, P.A., 1994, Structural and Geochemical controls on Mineralisation at Renison, Tasmania. Unpub. PhD thesis, Uni. Tas.
Brazil
 
  • Minas Gerais
    • Nova Lima
[Pyrrhotite] Henwood, W.J. (1871): Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 168-370; Rocks & Min.: 63:43.
Canada
 
  • British Columbia
    • Slocan Mining Division
      • Riondel
[Pyrrhotite] Min Rec (1977) 8:34-36
  • Québec
    • Nord-du-Québec
      • Chibougamau mining district
[Pyrrhotite]
Italy
 
  • Emilia-Romagna
    • Modena Province
      • Albareto
[Troilite] Haidinger, M.W. (1863) Der Meteorit von Albareto im k. k. Hof-Mineraliencabinet, von Jahre 1766, und der Troilit. Sitzungsberichte der kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Mathematisch-naturwissenschaftlichen Classe, Wien, 47, 283-298; Gallitelli, P. (1939): Sulla meteorite caduta in Albareto di Modena nel luglio 1766. Periodico di Mineralogia, 10, 345-371; Rubin, A.E. (1994) Metallic copper in ordinary chondrites. Meteoritics, 29 (1), 93-98 (Jan 1994).
  • Tuscany
    • Lucca Province
      • Apuan Alps
        • Stazzema
[Pyrrhotite] European Journal of Mineralogy, 12 (2)
Kosovo
 
  • District of Kosovska Mitrovica
    • Kosovska Mitrovica
      • Trepča valley
        • Trepča complex
[Pyrrhotite] Féraud J. (1979) - La mine " Stari-Trg " (Trepca, Yougoslavie) et ses richesses minéralogiques. Avec la collaboration de Mari D. et G. (1979) Minéraux et Fossiles, n° 59-60, p. 19-28; Joana Koà Odziejczyk ,Jaroslav Pršek , Halilqela ( 2012) MIneralogical Diversity In Orebodies Within Xth Horizon.At Stan Terg Mine, Kosovo. Buletini i Shkencave Gjeologjike pp84-; Kołodziejczyk, J., Pršek, J., Melfos, V., Voudouris, P. C., Maliqi, F., & Kozub-Budzyń, G. (2015). Bismuth minerals from the Stan Terg deposit (Trepça, Kosovo). Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie-Abhandlungen: Journal of Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 192(3), 317-333.
Norway
 
  • Buskerud
    • Kongsberg
[Pyrrhotite] Neumann, H. (1944): Silver deposits at Kongsberg. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse 162 p. 63
  • Nordland
    • Grane
      • Svenningdalen
[Pyrrhotite] Vogt, J.H.L. (1900): Søndre Helgeland. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse. 29, 1-178; Neumann, H. (1985): Norges Mineraler. Norges Geologiske Undersøkelse Skrifter 68, p.26.
Peru
 
  • Ancash Department
    • Bolognesi Province
      • Huallanca District
        • Huallanca
[Pyrrhotite] Econ Geol (1985) 80:416-478
Romania
 
  • Maramureș Co.
    • Baia Mare (Nagybánya)
      • Chiuzbaia (Kisbánya)
[Pyrrhotite] Palache et al. (1944) Dana's System of Mineralogy, Seventh ed., Vol. 1: 450.; Zsivny, V. and Naray-Szabo, I.V. (1947) Parajamesonit, ein neues Mineral von Kisbanya. Schweizerische mineralogische und petrographische Mitteilungen: 27: 183-189.; Fleischer, M. (1949) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 34: 133.; Cook N.J. and Damian, G. (1997) New data on "Plumosite" and Other Sulfosalt Minerals from the Herja Vein Deposit, Baia Mare District, Rumania. Geologica Carphathica: 48: 387-399.; Damian, G. (2012) The genesis of the base metal ore deposit from Herja. Studia UBB, Geologia, 48(1), 85-100.
Russia
 
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Primorskiy Kray
      • Kavalerovo mining district
        • Dal'negorsk (Dalnegorsk; Tetyukhe; Tjetjuche; Tetjuche)
[Pyrrhotite] [MinRec 32:9]; Rogulina, L.I., and Sveshnikova, O.L. (2008): Geology of Ore Deposits 50(1), 60-74.; Dobovol'skaya, M. G., Baskina, V. A., Balashova, S. P., Kenisarin, A. M., Arakelyants, M. M., Klimachev, L. A., & Muravitskaya, G. N. (1990). Order of Formation of the Ores and Mafic Dikes of the Nikolayevsk Deposit (Southern Primor'ye). International Geology Review, 32(4), 391-403.; Vasilenko, G.P. (2001) The Dalnegorsk Ore District. pp98-124 in Khanchuk, A.I., Gonevchuk, G.A. & Seltmann, R. (Eds) Metallogeny of the Pacific Northwest (Russian Far East): Tectonics, Magmatism and Metallogeny of Active Continental Margins. IAGOD Guidebook series 11, Dalnauka Publishing House, Vladivostok 2004, 176 p
USA
 
  • Connecticut
    • Tolland Co.
      • Willington
        • West Willington
[Pyrrhotite] Ague, J. J. (1995): Deep Crustal Growth of Quartz, Kyanite and Garnet into Large-Aperature, fluid-filled fractures, northeastern Connecticut, USA. Journal of Metamorphic Geology: 13: 299-314.
  • Indiana
    • Monroe Co.
      • Bloomington
[Smythite] Erd, R. C. and S.S. Greenburg (1960) Minerals of Indiana. Indiana Geological Survey Bulletin 18 73pp; American Mineralogist (1957): 42: 309-333.
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