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Galena Group

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About Galena GroupHide

This page provides mineralogical data about Galena Group.


Pronounciation of Galena GroupHide

Pronounciation:
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Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

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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Health Risks:
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Galena Group in petrologyHide

An essential component of rock names highlighted in red, an accessory component in rock names highlighted in green.

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Significant localities for Galena GroupHide

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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.
Austria
 
  • Carinthia
    • Gailtaler Alpen & Karnische Alpen
      • Bleiberg District
        • Bad Bleiberg
[Galena] G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
        • Kreuth
[Galena] G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
    • Hohe Tauern
      • Malta valley
[Galena] G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Azerbaijan
 
  • Ağcabədi District (Aghjabadi)
    • 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
 
  • Namur Province
    • Andenne
      • Seilles
[Galena] Harjo Neutkens collection
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
      • Bruche valley (Breuch valley)
        • Schirmeck
[Galena] Alain Steinmetz and Thierry Brunsperger Collection
    • Haut-Rhin
      • Cernay
        • Steinbach
          • Silberthal
[Galena var: Argentiferous 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] Mari G. (2002), La mine de Fontsante (Var), Le Règne Minéral, n°43, pp: 38-60
Germany
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Wiesloch
[Galena] No reference listed
  • Lower Saxony
    • Harz
      • Clausthal-Zellerfeld
        • Burgstatt veins
[Clausthalite]
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
    • Eifel
      • Düren
        • Untermaubach
[Galena] Schachner, D., (1961): Blei-Zink-Lagerstätten im Buntsandstein der Triasmulde Maubach-Mechernich-Kall, Der Aufschluss, 10. Sonderheft
India
 
  • Uttar Pradesh
    • Basti Division
      • Basti District
        • Gorakhpur
[Oldhamite] Min Mag 37 (1969), 144
Ireland
 
  • Co. Longford
    • 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
  • Co. Tipperary
    • 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
      • Apuan Alps
        • Stazzema
[Galena] European Journal of Mineralogy, 12 (2)
Kazakhstan
 
  • East Kazakhstan
    • Zyryan District
[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
 
  • Ancash Department
    • 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 Department
    • 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
 
  • Upper Silesia (Śląskie)
    • Bytom District (Beuthen)
[Galena] No reference listed; Coppola, V., Boni, M., Gilg, A., and Strzelska-Smakowska, B. (2009): Mineralium Deposita 44, 559-580.
Portugal
 
  • Castelo Branco District
    • Covilhã
      • São Francisco de Assis
[Galena]
Romania
 
  • Hunedoara Co.
    • 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; Gheorghe C. POPESCU, Antonela NEACŞU, Mihaela CIOACĂ, D. FILIPESCU (2010): The selenium and Se-minerals in the Săcărâmb ore deposits – Metaliferi Mountains, Romania. Romanian Journal of Mineral Deposits, 84, 127-130.
  • Maramureș Co.
    • Baia Mare (Nagybánya)
      • 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.
Russia
 
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Primorskiy Kray
      • Kavalerovo mining district
        • Dal'negorsk (Dalnegorsk; Tetyukhe; Tjetjuche; Tetjuche)
[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 Province
    • Witwatersrand field
      • West Rand District (West Rand)
        • Far West Rand (West Wits Line)
          • Western Sector
            • Carletonville
[Galena] [MinRec 32:177]
Tanzania
 
  • Manyara Region
    • Simanjiro District
      • Lelatema Mts
[Alabandite] John A. Jaszczak, Simon Harrison, Mike Keim collections
UK
 
  • England
    • Co. 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
 
  • Connecticut
    • Litchfield Co.
      • Thomaston
        • Thomaston Dam
[Galena] Fluorite: The Collector's Choice. Extra Lapis English No. 9; Rocks & Minerals (1995) 70:396-409; Segeler, Curt and Molon, Joseph. (1985), The Thomaston Dam Site, Thomaston, Connecticut; Rocks & Minerals: 60(3): 119-124.; Vogt, Wolfgang. (1991), Rediscovering Thomaston Dam. Lapidary Journal: April.; Zodac, Peter. (1959), Minerals at Thomaston Dam, Connecticut; Rocks & Minerals: 34: 3.
  • Missouri
    • Reynolds Co.
      • Viburnum Trend District
        • 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
  • New York
    • Ulster Co.
      • Wawarsing
        • Ellenville
[Galena] Dana 7:I:592.; Econ Geol (1990) 85:182-196
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