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0007513AlabanditeMcCammon C A (1991) Static compression of alpha-MnS at 298 K to 21 GPa Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 17 636-64119911.8293
0007514AlabanditeMcCammon C A (1991) Static compression of alpha-MnS at 298 K to 21 GPa Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 17 636-64119913.01293
0007515AlabanditeMcCammon C A (1991) Static compression of alpha-MnS at 298 K to 21 GPa Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 17 636-64119913.25293
0007516AlabanditeMcCammon C A (1991) Static compression of alpha-MnS at 298 K to 21 GPa Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 17 636-64119913.57293
0007517AlabanditeMcCammon C A (1991) Static compression of alpha-MnS at 298 K to 21 GPa Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 17 636-64119915.81293
0007518AlabanditeMcCammon C A (1991) Static compression of alpha-MnS at 298 K to 21 GPa Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 17 636-64119917.19293
0007519AlabanditeMcCammon C A (1991) Static compression of alpha-MnS at 298 K to 21 GPa Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 17 636-64119918.56293
0007520AlabanditeMcCammon C A (1991) Static compression of alpha-MnS at 298 K to 21 GPa Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 17 636-64119917.85293
0007521AlabanditeMcCammon C A (1991) Static compression of alpha-MnS at 298 K to 21 GPa Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 17 636-641199111.3293
0007522AlabanditeMcCammon C A (1991) Static compression of alpha-MnS at 298 K to 21 GPa Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 17 636-641199111.8293
0007523AlabanditeMcCammon C A (1991) Static compression of alpha-MnS at 298 K to 21 GPa Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 17 636-641199112.3293
0007524AlabanditeMcCammon C A (1991) Static compression of alpha-MnS at 298 K to 21 GPa Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 17 636-641199113.8293
0007525AlabanditeMcCammon C A (1991) Static compression of alpha-MnS at 298 K to 21 GPa Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 17 636-641199117.1293
0007526AlabanditeMcCammon C A (1991) Static compression of alpha-MnS at 298 K to 21 GPa Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 17 636-641199120.1293
0007527AlabanditeMcCammon C A (1991) Static compression of alpha-MnS at 298 K to 21 GPa Physics and Chemistry of Minerals 17 636-641199121.1293
0018188AlabanditeOtt H (1926) Die Strukturen von Mn O, Mn S, Ag F, Ni S, Sn I4, Sr Cl2, Ba F2, Praezisionsmessungen einiger Alkalihalogenide. _cod_database_code 1011351 Zeitschrift fur Kristallographie 63 222-23019260293
0011353AlabanditeWyckoff R W G (1963) Second edition. Interscience Publishers, New York, New York rocksalt structure Crystal Structures 1 85-23719630293
0000005AltaiteRamsdell L S (1925) The crystal structures of some metallic sulfides American Mineralogist 10 281-3041925synthetic0293
0010040AltaiteNoda Y, Masumoto K, Ohba S, Saito Y, Toriumi K, Iwata Y, Shibuya I (1987) Temperature dependence of atomic thermal parameters of lead chalcogenides, PbS, PbSe and PbTe Acta Crystallographica C43 1443-14451987synthetic0293
0010041AltaiteNoda Y, Masumoto K, Ohba S, Saito Y, Toriumi K, Iwata Y, Shibuya I (1987) Temperature dependence of atomic thermal parameters of lead chalcogenides, PbS, PbSe and PbTe Acta Crystallographica C43 1443-14451987synthetic0293
0011374AltaiteWyckoff R W G (1963) Second edition. Interscience Publishers, New York, New York rocksalt structure Crystal Structures 1 85-23719630293
0000004ClausthaliteRamsdell L S (1925) The crystal structures of some metallic sulfides American Mineralogist 10 281-3041925synthetic0293
0010047ClausthaliteNoda Y, Masumoto K, Ohba S, Saito Y, Toriumi K, Iwata Y, Shibuya I (1987) Temperature dependence of atomic thermal parameters of lead chalcogenides, PbS, PbSe and PbTe Acta Crystallographica C43 1443-14451987synthetic0293
0010048ClausthaliteNoda Y, Masumoto K, Ohba S, Saito Y, Toriumi K, Iwata Y, Shibuya I (1987) Temperature dependence of atomic thermal parameters of lead chalcogenides, PbS, PbSe and PbTe Acta Crystallographica C43 1443-14451987synthetic0293
0011373ClausthaliteWyckoff R W G (1963) Second edition. Interscience Publishers, New York, New York rocksalt structure Crystal Structures 1 85-23719630293
0000003GalenaRamsdell L S (1925) The crystal structures of some metallic sulfides American Mineralogist 10 281-3041925Colorado, USA0293
0010042GalenaNoda Y, Masumoto K, Ohba S, Saito Y, Toriumi K, Iwata Y, Shibuya I (1987) Temperature dependence of atomic thermal parameters of lead chalcogenides, PbS, PbSe and PbTe Acta Crystallographica C43 1443-14451987synthetic0293
0010043GalenaNoda Y, Masumoto K, Ohba S, Saito Y, Toriumi K, Iwata Y, Shibuya I (1987) Temperature dependence of atomic thermal parameters of lead chalcogenides, PbS, PbSe and PbTe Acta Crystallographica C43 1443-14451987synthetic0293
0010044GalenaNoda Y, Masumoto K, Ohba S, Saito Y, Toriumi K, Iwata Y, Shibuya I (1987) Temperature dependence of atomic thermal parameters of lead chalcogenides, PbS, PbSe and PbTe Acta Crystallographica C43 1443-14451987synthetic0293
0010045GalenaNoda Y, Masumoto K, Ohba S, Saito Y, Toriumi K, Iwata Y, Shibuya I (1987) Temperature dependence of atomic thermal parameters of lead chalcogenides, PbS, PbSe and PbTe Acta Crystallographica C43 1443-14451987synthetic0293
0010046GalenaNoda Y, Masumoto K, Ohba S, Saito Y, Toriumi K, Iwata Y, Shibuya I (1987) Temperature dependence of atomic thermal parameters of lead chalcogenides, PbS, PbSe and PbTe Acta Crystallographica C43 1443-14451987synthetic0293
0011372GalenaWyckoff R W G (1963) Second edition. Interscience Publishers, New York, New York rocksalt structure Crystal Structures 1 85-23719630293
0011350NiningeriteWyckoff R W G (1963) Second edition. Interscience Publishers, New York, New York rocksalt structure Crystal Structures 1 85-23719630293
0011284OldhamiteWyckoff R W G (1963) Second edition. Interscience Publishers, New York, New York rocksalt structure Crystal Structures 1 85-23719630293
0018102OldhamiteOftedal I (1927) Die Gitterkonstanten von Ca O, Ca S, Ca Se, Ca Te. _cod_database_code 1011236 Zeitschrift fur Physikalische Chemie 128 135-15819270293
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Relationship of Galena Group to other SpeciesHide

Group Members:
Alabandite MnSIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
Altaite PbTeIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
Clausthalite PbSeIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
Galena PbSIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
Niningerite (Mg,Fe2+,Mn2+)SIso.
Oldhamite (Ca,Mg)SIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m

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Significant localities for Galena GroupHide

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All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Australia
 
  • New South Wales
    • Yancowinna Co.
      • Broken Hill district
[Alabandite] Worner, H.K., Mitchell, R.W., eds. Birch, W.D. (et al) (1982) Minerals of Broken Hill. Australian Mining & Smelting Limited, Melbourne, 259 pages.
Austria
 
  • Carinthia
    • Spittal an der Drau District
[Galena] G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
    • Villach-Land District
      • Bad Bleiberg
[Galena] G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
      • Nötsch im Gailtal
        • Kreuth
[Galena] G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Azerbaijan
 
  • Aghjabadi District
    • Shusha
[Niningerite] Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; American Mineralogist, Volume 93, pages 902–909, 2008; Isa, J., Ma, C., & Rubin, A. E. (2016, March). Joegoldsteinite: A New Sulfide Mineral (MnCr2S4) from the IVA Iron Meteorite, Social Circle. In Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (Vol. 47, p. 1813).
Belgium
 
  • Wallonia
    • Namur
      • Andenne
        • Seilles
[Galena] Harjo Neutkens collection; Hatert, F., Deliens, M., Fransolet, A.-M., Van Der Meersche, E. (2002) Les minéraux de Belgique. 2ème édition, Muséum des Sciences Naturelles, Bruxelles, Belgium, 304 pages (in French).
Canada
 
  • Alberta
    • Abee
[Niningerite] RUBIN, A.E. & KEIL, K. (1980): Mineralogy and petrology of the Abee enstatite chondrite. Meteoritics 15, 358-359. SHIMIZU, M., YOSHIDA, H. & MANDARINO, J.A. (2002) The new mineral species keilite, (Fe,Mg)S, the iron-dominant analogue of niningerite. Canadian Mineralogist 40, 1687-1992.
  • Yukon
    • Mayo mining district
      • Galena Hill
        • Elsa
[Galena] CATHRO, R.. Great Mining Camps of Canada 1. The History and Geology of the Keno Hill Silver Camp, Yukon Territory. Geoscience Canada, North America, 33, sep. 2006.; Oscar Jose Tessari (1979) Model Ages and Applied Whole Rock Geochemistry of Ag-Pb-Zn veins, Keno Hill - Galena Hill Mining Camp, Yukon Territory. MSc Thesis, University of British Columbia.
France
 
  • Grand Est
    • Bas-Rhin
      • Molsheim
        • Schirmeck
[Galena] Alain Steinmetz and Thierry Brunsperger Collection
    • Haut-Rhin
      • Thann-Guebwiller
        • Steinbach
          • Silberthal
[Galena var: Silver-bearing Galena] J.-L. Hohl: "Minéraux et Mines du Massif Vosgien", Editions du Rhin (Mulhouse), 1994 Mines, mineurs et minéralogie du Silberthal, tomes 1 et 2
[Galena] Mines, mineurs et minéralogie du Silberthal, tomes 1 et 2
  • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    • Var
      • Tanneron
[Galena] Belot, Victor R. (1978) Guide des minéraux, coquillages et fossiles: où les trouver en France, comment les reconnaître et les collectionner (Guides Horay). Pierre Horay (Ed.), 224 pp.; Mari, G. (2002) La mine de Fontsante (Var). Le Règne Minéral, 43, 38-60.
Germany
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Karlsruhe Region
      • Rhein-Neckar-Kreis
        • Wiesloch
[Galena] No reference listed
  • Lower Saxony
    • Goslar District
      • Clausthal-Zellerfeld
[Clausthalite]
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
    • Cologne
      • Düren
        • Untermaubach
[Galena] Schachner, D. (1961) Die Blei-Zink-Lagerstätten in der Triasmulde Maubach-Mechernich-Kall. Der Aufschluss, 10. Sonderheft.; Meyer, W. (1983) Geologischer Wanderführer: Eifel. Franckh'sche Verlangshandlung W. Keller & Co., Stuttgart.
India
 
  • Uttar Pradesh
    • Basti District
      • Gorakhpur
[Oldhamite] Min Mag 37 (1969), 144
Ireland
 
  • Leinster
    • Longford County
      • Ballymahon
        • Keel
[Galena] Barry Flannery (Personal Collection); Singer, D.A., Berger, V.I., and Moring, B.C., (2009), Sediment-hosted zinc-lead deposits of the world; database and grade and tonnage models: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009-1252
  • Munster
    • Tipperary County
      • Silvermines District
[Galena] Henwood, W.J. (1871) Transactions of the Royal Geological Society of Cornwall 8(1), 105.; Gasparrini, C. (1978) Unpubl. report, Minmet Scientific, Toronto, Canada; Taylor, S. and Andrew, C.J. (1979) Trans. Inst. Mining Metall., sect. B, 88, 125; Economic Geology (1984) 79, pp. 529-548.; Andrew, C.J. (1987) pers. comm.; Ryback, G. Nawaz, R. and Farley, E. (1988) Seventh Supplementary List of British Isles Minerals (Irish). Mineralogical Magazine, vol. 52, n° 365, pp. 267-274.; Moreton, S. (1999) Mineralogical Record, 30, 99-106.
Italy
 
  • Tuscany
    • Lucca Province
      • Stazzema
[Galena] European Journal of Mineralogy, 12 (2)
Kazakhstan
 
  • East Kazakhstan
    • Altai
[Altaite] Dana 7:I:185.; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; R. P Rothwell (1898) The Mineral Industry, its statistics, technology and trade. Vol. 6 Scientific Publishing Co., New York
Peru
 
  • Áncash
    • Bolognesi Province
      • Huallanca District
        • Huallanca
[Galena] Fluorite: The Collector's Choice. Extra Lapis English No. 9; Econ Geol (1985) 80:416-478
[Galena] Mineralogical Record 28, no. 4 (1997)
    • Recuay Province
      • Ticapampa District
[Galena] Mi.Rec. 28, no.4 (1997)
  • Lima
    • Huarochiri Province
      • Casapalca
[Galena] Mineralogical Record (1997): 28(4).
    • Oyon Province
[Alabandite] Lapis 35 (12) (2010) p. 40; Oudin E, Picot P, Pillard F, Moëlo Y, Burke E A J, Zakrzewski M A (1982) La bénavidésite, Pb4(Mn,Fe)Sb6S14, un nouveau minéral de la série de la jamesonite, Bulletin de Minéralogie 105, 166-169; Economic Geology November 1990 v. 85 no. 7 p. 1348-1383
Poland
 
  • Silesian Voivodeship
    • Bytom City County
[Galena] No reference listed; Coppola, V., Boni, M., Gilg, A., and Strzelska-Smakowska, B. (2009): Mineralium Deposita 44, 559-580.
Portugal
 
  • Castelo Branco
    • Covilhã
      • Aldeia de São Francisco de Assis
[Galena]
  • Viseu
    • Mangualde
      • Mangualde, Mesquitela e Cunha Alta
        • São Cosmado
[Galena] Luis Martins in-situ observations
Romania
 
  • Hunedoara
    • Deva
[Alabandite] Clark (1993) Hey's Mineral Index, 3rd Edition.; Cook, N. J., Ciobanu, C. L., Capraru, N., Damian, G., & Cristea, P. (2005) Mineral assemblages from the vein salband at Sacarimb, Golden Quadrilateral, Romania: II. Tellurides. Geokhimiia, Mineralogiia i Petrologiia: 43: 56-63.; Popescu, G.C., Neacșu, A., Cioacă, M., Filipescu, D. (2010) The selenium and Se-minerals in the Săcărâmb ore deposits – Metaliferi Mountains, Romania. Romanian Journal of Mineral Deposits: 84: 127-130.; Pohwat, P.W. (2011) Connoisseur'S Choice: Alabandite Uchucchacua Mine, Oyon Province Lima Department, Peru. Rocks & Minerals: 86(6): 530-535.
  • Maramureș
    • Baia Mare
      • Chiuzbaia (Kisbánya)
[Galena] 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.; Mârza, I.; Tămaș, C.G.; Tetean, R.; Andreica, A.; Denuț, I.; Kovács, R. (2019) Epithermal Bicolor Black and White Calcite Spheres from Herja Ore Deposit, Baia Mare Neogene Ore District, Romania-Genetic Considerations. Minerals 9, 352.
Russia
 
  • Primorsky Krai
    • Dalnegorsk Urban District
      • Dalnegorsk
[Galena] [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
South Africa
 
  • Gauteng
    • West Rand District Municipality
      • Far West Rand (West Wits Line)
        • Western Sector
          • Carletonville
[Galena] [MinRec 32:177]
Tanzania
 
  • Manyara Region
    • Simanjiro District
      • Lelatema Mountains
[Alabandite] John A. Jaszczak, Simon Harrison, Mike Keim collections; Jaszczak, J.A., Rumsey, M.S., Bindi, L., Hackney, S.A., Wise, M.A., Stanley, C.J., Spratt, J. (2016) Merelaniite, Mo4Pb4VSbS15, a New Molybdenum-Essential Member of the Cylindrite Group, from the Merelani Tanzanite Deposit, Lelatema Mountains, Manyara Region, Tanzania. Minerals, 6, 115. ; Bindi, L.; Jaszczak, J.A. (2020) Richardsite, Zn2CuGaS4, A New Gallium-Essential Member of the Stannite Group from the Gem Mines near Merelani, Tanzania. Minerals 10, 467.
UK
 
  • England
    • County Durham
      • Stanhope
        • Ireshopeburn
[Galena] Fluorite: The Collector's Choice. Extra Lapis English No. 9
    • Cumbria
      • Eden
        • Alston Moor
          • Nenthead
[Galena] Dunham Sir K C, Geology of the Northern Pennine Orefield, Vol 1, Tyne to Stainmore. HMSO
USA
 
  • Missouri
    • Reynolds Co.
      • Ellington
[Galena] Rocks & Min.: 64:22&26.; U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.; Econ.Geol.: 83; 355-376; Econ Geol (1993) 88:957-960; Econ Geol. (1995) 90:1875-1910; Hagni, R. (2018). Platy Galena from the Viburnum Trend, Southeast Missouri: Character, Mine Distribution, Paragenetic Position, Trace Element Content, Nature of Twinning, and Conditions of Formation. Minerals, 8(3), 93.
  • New York
    • Ulster Co.
      • Wawarsing
        • Ellenville
[Galena] Dana 7:I:592.; Econ Geol (1990) 85:182-196
 
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