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Thucholite

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About ThucholiteHide

Colour:
Black
Name:
Acronym for Thorium, Uranium, Carbon and Hydrogen (TH, U, C, H).
A variety of Pyrobitumen

A mixture of hydrocarbons, Uraninite and some sulphides. Uranium-bearing pyrobitumen.
Originally reported from Parry Sound District, Ontario, Canada.


Physical Properties of ThucholiteHide

Colour:
Black

Synonyms of ThucholiteHide

Other Language Names for ThucholiteHide

Simplified Chinese:碳铀钍矿
Spanish:Thucholita

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Cleavelandite3 photos of Thucholite associated with Cleavelandite on mindat.org.
Fluorapatite2 photos of Thucholite associated with Fluorapatite on mindat.org.
Cassiterite1 photo of Thucholite associated with Cassiterite on mindat.org.
Zircon1 photo of Thucholite associated with Zircon on mindat.org.

Other InformationHide

Notes:
Radioactive.
Health Risks:
Requires same general precautions as other mildly radioactive substances.

References for ThucholiteHide

Reference List:
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G. L. Barthauer, C. L. Rulfs, D. W. Pearce (1953): Investigation of thucholite. American Mineralogist 38, 802-814.
Strunz (1977): 212.
Fuchs, S. et al (2015) The growth and concentration of uranium and titanium minerals in hydrocarbons of the Carbon Leader Reef, Witwatersrand Supergroup, South Africa. Chemical Geology, Vol 393–394, 55–66.

Internet Links for ThucholiteHide

Localities for ThucholiteHide

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.
Australia
 
  • South Australia
    • Yorke Peninsula
      • Moonta
  • Western Australia
    • Menzies Shire
      • 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.
Austria
 
  • Salzburg
    • St Johann im Pongau
      • Mitterberg District
R. Exel: Die Mineralien und Erzlagerstätten Österreichs (1993)
Canada
 
  • New Brunswick
    • York Co.
      • Prince William Parish
        • Lake George
Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 18, pp. 329-332 (1980)
  • Ontario
    • Algoma District
Robertson, J.A. (1976) The Blind River Uranium Deposits: the ores and their setting. (Ontario Division of Mines, Miscellaneous paper 65)
        • Bouck Township
Econ Geol (1984) 79:297-321
        • Gunterman Township
Robertson, J.A. (1976) The Blind River Uranium Deposits: the ores and their setting. (Ontario Division of Mines, Miscellaneous paper 65)
Robertson, J.A. (1976) The Blind River Uranium Deposits: the ores and their setting. (Ontario Division of Mines, Miscellaneous paper 65)
      • Long Township
Robertson, J.A. (1976) The Blind River Uranium Deposits: the ores and their setting. (Ontario Division of Mines, Miscellaneous paper 65)
    • Hastings Co.
      • Madoc area
        • Madoc Township
Stacey, H.R., Plant, A.G., Boyle, R.W. (1974) Brannerite associated with native gold at the Richardson Mine, Ontario, The Canadian Mineralogist, Vol. 12, issue 5, pp. 360-363.
[Clark, 1993 - "Hey's Mineral Index"]
Januzzi, R.E. and Seaman, David M. (1976) Mineral Localities Of Connecticut and Southern New York State and Pegmatite Minerals of the World.
Ref.: Geological Survey of Canada Miscellaneous Report 39.
      • Henvey Township
Geological survey of Canada misc report 39; Dr. Kameki Kinoshita collection (curated at Geological Survey of Japan)
      • McDougall Township
MDI Number: MDI000000000624
  • Québec
    • Capitale-Nationale
      • Charlevoix-EST RCM
Ellsworth, H. V. and Osborne, F. Fitz, 1934, Uraninite from Lac Pied des Monts, Saguenay District,Quebec, American Mineralogist, v. 19, p. 421-425
    • Outaouais
      • Papineau RCM
        • Mulgrave-et-Derry
Sabina, A.P. (1986) Rocks & Minerals for the collector; Buckingham - Mont-Laurier - Grenville, Quebec Hawkesbury - Ottawa, Ontario. GSC Misc. Report 33, 20 p.; Hugh S. Spence (1930) Pegmatite minerals of Ontario and Quebec. American Mineralogist 15:430-450
  • Saskatchewan
    • Beaverlodge Lake area
Tremblay, L. P. (1978). Geology of the Beaverlodge mining area, Saskatchewan (No. GSCAN-M--367). Geological Survey of Canada.
Griffith J.W. 1967: The Uranium Industry - It's History,Technology and Prospects, Mineral Report 12, Mineral Resources Division, Department of Energy, Mines and Resources, Canada
Finland
 
  • Lapland
    • Kittilä
http://www.gsf.fi/explor/zinc/pahtavuoma.htm
Eilu, P. (2003). Exploration for orogenic gold deposits. Fennoscandian Exploration and Mining 2003. Rovaniemi, Finland; Geological Survey of Finland 2008 Saattopora - Gold Database
  • Pirkanmaa
    • Orivesi
      • Eräjärvi area
Lahti, S. (2000)
Sandström, F. & Lahti, S.I. (2009): Viitaniemipegmatiten i Eräjärvi, Orivesi, Finland. Litofilen 26 (1): 11-38
Germany
 
  • Lower Saxony
    • Harz
      • St Andreasberg District
        • St Andreasberg
Mücke, A., (1993): Die hydrothermale polymineralische Gangvererzung mit oxidischen Vanadiummineralien, Tucholith und Pechblende von der Grube Roter Bär, St. Andreasberg/Harz, Der Aufschluss, Vol. 44, 59-72
New Zealand
 
  • West Coast Region
    • Buller District
      • Westport
Christie, A.B., Brathwaite, R.L. (2000) Mineral Commodity Report 19 - Beryllium, Gallium, Lithium, Magnesium, Uranium and Zirconium. Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Ltd.
Poland
 
  • Lower Silesian Voivodeship
    • Jelenia Góra Co.
      • Szklarska Poręba
Mochnacka, K., Oberc-Dziedzic, T., Mayer, W., & Pieczka, A. (2015). Ore mineralization related to geological evolution of the Karkonosze–Izera Massif (the Sudetes, Poland)—Towards a model. Ore Geology Reviews, 64, 215-238.
Piestrzyński, A. (Main Ed.), Zaleska-Kuczmierczyk, M., Jasiński, A.W., Kotarski, J., Maślanka, W., Siewierski, S., Speczik, S., Śmieszek, Z. (1996): Monografia KGHM Polska Miedź S.A. Lubin., 1204 pp.
    • Polkowice Co.
      • Gmina Polkowice
Banaś, M., Kwiecińska, B., & Starnawska, E. (2005). The association of uranium, vanadium and organic matter in the copper deposits in Weissliegend sandstones (Fore-Sudetic monocline, Poland). Mineralogia Polonica.
Russia
 
  • Zabaykalsky Krai
    • Chitinskaya Oblast
      • Krasnokamensk
        • Strel'tsovskoe Mo-U ore field
Pavel M. Kartashov data
Slovakia
 
  • Prešov Region
    • Poprad Co.
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
South Africa
 
  • Free State
Fuchs, S. et al (2015) The growth and concentration of uranium and titanium minerals in hydrocarbons of the Carbon Leader Reef, Witwatersrand Supergroup, South Africa. Chemical Geology, Vol 393–394, 55–66.
  • Gauteng
    • Johannesburg District (Central Rand)
      • Johannesburg
Dr Günter Grundmann specimen and analysis.
    • West Rand District (West Rand)
      • Far West Rand (West Wits Line)
        • Western Sector
C. Lemanski collection (8055CL).
Sweden
 
  • Dalarna County
    • Falun
Hugh S. Spence (1930) A REMARKABLE OCCURRENCE OF THUCHOLITE AND OIL IN A PEGMATITE DYKE, PARRY SOUND DISTRICT, ONTARIO. The American Mineralogist, 15, No. 11, 499-520. (British Museum specimens)
  • Örebro County
    • Askersund
      • Zinkgruvan
        • Zinkgruvan Mine (Åmmeberg Mines)
Sandström, F., Lorin, T, Niklasson, S.O. & Strand, U. (2010): Zinkgruvan. Litiofilen, 28 (1): 15-37
Sandström, F., Lorin, T, Niklasson, S.O. & Strand, U. (2010): Zinkgruvan. Litiofilen, 28 (1): 15-37
  • Stockholm County
    • Nynäshamn
      • Norrö
Gustafson, Lars.(1989): Norrö glimmerbrott.Stuffen (Medlemsblad för Södertörn Amatörgeologiska Sällskap). Nr 39, nov 1989, 8-12
      • Stora Vika
Gustafson, L. (1987). Topasförande cleavelanditpegmatiter i Stora Vika kalkstensbrott. Stuffen (Medlemsblad för Södertörn Amatörgeologiska Sällskap). Nr 33, 5-8.
Gustafson, L. (1987). Topasförande cleavelanditpegmatiter i Stora Vika kalkstensbrott. Stuffen (Medlemsblad för Södertörn Amatörgeologiska Sällskap). Nr 33, 5-8.
  • Värmland County
    • Hagfors
Nysten, P. (1996): Paragenetic setting and crystal chemistry of milarites from Proterozoic granitic pegmatites in Sweden. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte 1996, 564-576.
  • Västerbotten County
    • Skellefteå
      • Skellefte mining district
        • Boliden
No reference listed
USA
 
  • Colorado
    • Clear Creek Co.
      • Idaho Springs District
USGS OFR 66-87(Moench,1966); U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 371
    • San Miguel Co.
      • Lower San Miguel 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 pp97-103
Minerals of Colorado (1997) Eckel, E. B.
  • New York
    • St. Lawrence Co.
NY State Museum spec. no. 16135
 
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