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Tsumoite

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About TsumoiteHide

Formula:
BiTe
Colour:
Silver-white
Lustre:
Metallic
Hardness:
2½ - 3
Specific Gravity:
8.16
Crystal System:
Trigonal
Name:
Named after its discovery locality, the Tsumo Mine, Shimane Prefecture, Japan.
Possibly in a polymorphic relation with UM1990-77-Te:BiPb.


Classification of TsumoiteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
1972
2.DC.05

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
D : Metal Sulfides, M: S = 3 :4 and 2:3
C : Variable M:S
2.8.20.1

2 : SULFIDES
8 : AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
3.7.26

3 : Sulphides, Selenides, Tellurides, Arsenides and Bismuthides (except the arsenides, antimonides and bismuthides of Cu, Ag and Au, which are included in Section 1)
7 : Sulphides etc. of V, As, Sb and Bi

Physical Properties of TsumoiteHide

Metallic
Transparency:
Opaque
Colour:
Silver-white
Hardness:
2½ - 3 on Mohs scale
Hardness:
VHN15=68 kg/mm2 - Vickers
Cleavage:
Perfect
basal
Density:
8.16(5) g/cm3 (Measured)    8.23 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of TsumoiteHide

Type:
Anisotropic
Colour in reflected light:
white with a faintly creamy tint

Chemical Properties of TsumoiteHide

Formula:
BiTe
Common Impurities:
Pb

Crystallography of TsumoiteHide

Crystal System:
Trigonal
Class (H-M):
3m (3 2/m) - Hexagonal Scalenohedral
Space Group:
P3 1m
Setting:
P3 1m
Cell Parameters:
a = 4.42 Å, c = 24.05 Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 5.441
Unit Cell V:
406.90 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
3

Type Occurrence of TsumoiteHide

General Appearance of Type Material:
irregular aggregates up to one cm across in a clinopyroxene-garnet-quartz skarn
Place of Conservation of Type Material:
University Museum, University of Tokyo, Hongo, Tokyo, Japan
Geological Setting of Type Material:
skarn
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Synonyms of TsumoiteHide

Other Language Names for TsumoiteHide

German:Tsumoit
Japanese:都茂鉱
Russian:Цумоит
Simplified Chinese:楚碲铋矿
三方碲铋矿
Spanish:Tsumoita

Relationship of Tsumoite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
HedleyiteBi7Te3Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
IngoditeBi2TeSTrig.
Joséite-BBi4Te2STrig.
KawazuliteBi2Te2SeTrig.
PilseniteBi4Te3Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
SkippeniteBi2TeSe2Trig.
SulphotsumoiteBi3Te2STrig.
TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3Trig.
TelluronevskiteBi3TeSe2Trig.
TetradymiteBi2Te2STrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
VihorlatiteBi24Se17Te4Trig.

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Gold14 photos of Tsumoite associated with Gold on mindat.org.
Quartz13 photos of Tsumoite associated with Quartz on mindat.org.
Yecoraite3 photos of Tsumoite associated with Yecoraite on mindat.org.
Tetradymite2 photos of Tsumoite associated with Tetradymite on mindat.org.
Tellurobismuthite1 photo of Tsumoite associated with Tellurobismuthite on mindat.org.
Pyrrhotite1 photo of Tsumoite associated with Pyrrhotite on mindat.org.
Electrum1 photo of Tsumoite associated with Electrum on mindat.org.
Smirnite1 photo of Tsumoite associated with Smirnite on mindat.org.
Bradleyite1 photo of Tsumoite associated with Bradleyite on mindat.org.
Pyrite1 photo of Tsumoite associated with Pyrite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

2.DC.05HedleyiteBi7Te3Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
2.DC.05IkunoliteBi4(S,Se)3Trig.
2.DC.05IngoditeBi2TeSTrig.
2.DC.05Joséite-BBi4Te2STrig.
2.DC.05KawazuliteBi2Te2SeTrig.
2.DC.05LaitakariteBi4Se2STrig. 3m : R3m
2.DC.05NevskiteBi(Se,S)Trig.
2.DC.05ParaguanajuatiteBi2Se3Trig.
2.DC.05PilseniteBi4Te3Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
2.DC.05SkippeniteBi2TeSe2Trig.
2.DC.05SulphotsumoiteBi3Te2STrig.
2.DC.05TellurantimonySb2Te3Trig.
2.DC.05TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3Trig.
2.DC.05TetradymiteBi2Te2STrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
2.DC.05BaksaniteBi6Te2S3Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3m1
2.DC.05Joséite-CBi16Te3S9
2.DC.05ProtojoséiteBi3(Te,S)2Trig.
2.DC.05SztrókayiteBi3TeS2
2.DC.05VihorlatiteBi24Se17Te4Trig.
2.DC.05TelluronevskiteBi3TeSe2Trig.
2.DC.05UM1983-09-S:BiPbTePbBi3S2Te

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

2.8.20.2SulphotsumoiteBi3Te2STrig.
2.8.20.3NevskiteBi(Se,S)Trig.
2.8.20.4IngoditeBi2TeSTrig.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

3.7.1PatróniteVS4Mon.
3.7.2DuranusiteAs4SOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmna
3.7.3DimorphiteAs4S3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
3.7.4RealgarAs4S4Mon. 2/m
3.7.5PararealgarAs4S4Mon. 2/m : P21/b
3.7.6AlacrániteAs8S9Mon. 2/m : P2/b
3.7.7UzoniteAs4S5Mon.
3.7.8OrpimentAs2S3Mon. 2/m
3.7.9JeromiteAmor.
3.7.10LaphamiteAs2(Se,S)3Mon. 2/m
3.7.11GetchelliteAsSbS3Mon. 2/m : P21/b
3.7.12Wakabayashilite[(As,Sb)6S9][As4S5]Orth. mm2 : Pna21
3.7.13PääkköneniteSb2AsS2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
3.7.14StibniteSb2S3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
3.7.15MetastibniteSb2S3Amor.
3.7.16TellurantimonySb2Te3Trig.
3.7.17BismuthiniteBi2S3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
3.7.18NevskiteBi(Se,S)Trig.
3.7.19GuanajuatiteBi2Se3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
3.7.21IkunoliteBi4(S,Se)3Trig.
3.7.22LaitakariteBi4Se2STrig. 3m : R3m
3.7.23PoubaitePbBi2(Se,Te,S)4Trig.
3.7.24TellurobismuthiteBi2Te3Trig.
3.7.25SoučekitePbCuBi(S,Se)3Orth.
3.7.27PilseniteBi4Te3Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
3.7.28HedleyiteBi7Te3Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
3.7.29TetradymiteBi2Te2STrig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
3.7.30JoséiteBi4TeS2Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
3.7.31Joséite-BBi4Te2STrig.
3.7.32IngoditeBi2TeSTrig.
3.7.33SulphotsumoiteBi3Te2STrig.
3.7.34KawazuliteBi2Te2SeTrig.
3.7.36SkippeniteBi2TeSe2Trig.
3.7.37KochkaritePbBi4Te7Trig.
3.7.38RucklidgeitePbBi2Te4Trig.
3.7.39AleksitePbBi2Te2S2Trig.
3.7.40JunoiteCu2Pb3Bi8(S,Se)16Mon. 2/m : B2/m

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 TsumoiteHide

Reference List:
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Shimazaki H, Ozawa T (1978) Tsumoite, BiTe, a new mineral from the Tsumo mine, Japan, American Mineralogist, 63, 1162-1165
Bayliss P (1991) Crystal chemistry and crystallography of some minerals in the tetradymite group, American Mineralogist, 76, 257-265
Cook, N. J., Ciobanu, C. L., Wagner, T., Stanley, C. J. (2007): Minerals of the system Bi-Te-Se-S related to the tetradymite archetype: review of classification and compositional variation. Canadian Mineralogist 45, 665-708.

Internet Links for TsumoiteHide

Localities for TsumoiteHide

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
 
  • Tasmania
    • West Coast municipality
      • Tyndall Valley
Carolyn Timms, unpub talk, 2013
  • Victoria
    • East Gippsland Shire
      • Benambra
        • Morass Creek gorge
  • Western Australia
    • Boddington Shire
      • Boddington
[MinRec 39:476]; Kalleske, N. L. (2010). Mineralogical and petrogenetic study of gold ore from the Boddington Gold Deposit, WA (Doctoral dissertation).
    • Meekatharra Shire
      • Gabanintha
        • Quinns gold area
Hassan, L. Y. (2017). Alteration Associated with the Austin-Quinns VMS Prospects, Northern Yilgarn Craton. Geological Survey of Western Australia, Record 2017/10, 61p.
    • Sandstone Shire
      • Youanmi
Hassan, L.Y., Roberts, M.P. (2016): Tellurides associated with volcanogenic massive sulfide (VMS) mineralization at Yuinmery and Austin, Western Australia. Ore Geology Reviews: 80: 352–362; http://forum.amiminerals.it/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=12905 (2016)
    • Yilgarn Shire
      • Marvel Loch
Meinert, 1992. Skarns & Skarn Deposits; Econ Geol (1997) 92:181-209
Austria
 
  • Carinthia
    • Hohe Tauern
      • Goldberg group
        • Innerfragant
          • Wurten
            • Alteck
G. Niedermayr, I. Praetzel: Mineralien Kärntens, 1995
Bergbau in Westkärnten
Bulgaria
 
  • Pazardzhik Oblast (Pazardjik Oblast)
    • Panagyurishte (Panagurishte) Obshtina
      • Levski
Bogdanov, K., Tsonev, D., Popov, K. (2004): Mineral assemblages and genesis of the Cu-Au epithermal deposits in the southern part of the Panagyurishte ore district, Bulgaria. In: Proceedings of the 10th International Congress, Thessaloniki, April 2004.; Bogdanov, K., Tsonev, D., & Popov, K. (2004). Mineral Assemblages And Genesis Of The Cu-Au Epithermal Deposits In The Southern Part Of The Panaguyrishte Ore District, Bulgaria. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Greece, 36:406-415
Canada
 
  • British Columbia
    • Omenica Mining Division
      • Lindquist Lake
Roberts, J. (2017). Telluride mineralogy at the Deer Horn Au-Ag-Te-(Bi-Pb-W) deposit, Lindquist Peak, west-central British Columbia: implications for the generation of tellurides (MS dissertation, University of British Columbia).
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
    • Newfoundland
      • Baie Verte Peninsula
        • Baie Verte
          • Consolidated Rambler mine (Rambler Mine)
Brueckner, S. M., Piercey, S. J., Layne, G. D., Piercey, G., & Sylvester, P. J. (2015). Variations of sulphur isotope signatures in sulphides from the metamorphosed Ming Cu (− Au) volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit, Newfoundland Appalachians, Canada. Mineralium Deposita, 50(5), 619-640.; Stefanie M. Brueckner, Stephen J. Piercey, Jean-Luc Pilote, Graham D. Layne, Paul J. Sylvester (2016): Mineralogy and mineral chemistry of the metamorphosed and precious metal-bearing Ming deposit, Canada. Ore Geology Reviews 72, 914–939.
  • Ontario
    • Sudbury District
      • Blezard Township
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
      • Broder Township
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
      • Creighton-Davies Township
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
      • Denison Township
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
      • Drury Township
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
      • Garson Township
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
      • Levack Township
        • Fraser mine
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., (2003), Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., (2003), Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
      • MacLennan Township
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
      • McKim Township
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
      • Norman Township
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., (2003), Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
      • Snider Township
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., and Douma, S.L., 2003, Sudbury Ni-Cu-PGE Ore Mineralogy Compilation: Sudbury Targeted Geoscience Initiative (TGI): Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1787
China
 
  • Guangdong Province
    • Shanwei Prefecture
      • Lufeng Co.
Furong Huang (1998): Acta Geoscientia Sinica 19(1), 50-58; Furong Huang (2001): Geology of Chemical Minerals 25(1), 8-10
  • Sichuan Province
    • Ya'an Prefecture
      • Shimian Co.
Yuchuan Chen, Jianzhao Yin, Jianxiong Zhou, Jingwen Mao, Baichuan Yang, and Yaonan Luo (1994): Scientia Geologica Sinica 29(2), 165-167; Baohua Li, Zhimin Cao, Jingfu Jin, and Chunqi Wen (1999): Scientia Geologica Sinica 34(4), 463-472; Chunqi Wen, Zhimin Cao, Baohua Li, and Xiaojun Luo (2002): Journal of Chengdu University of Technology 29(5), 526-532
  • Xinjiang Autonomous Region
    • Hami Prefecture (Kumul Prefecture; Qumul Prefecture)
      • Hami Co. (Kumul Co.; Qumul Co.)
        • Huangshan-Jing'erquan ore belt
Xiangcheng Bao (1994): Journal of Mineralogy and Petrology 15(1), 53-57
  • Yunnan Province
    • Chuxiong Autonomous Prefecture
      • Yao'an Co.
Zhou, H., Sun, X., Yang, T., Ren, Y., Zhu, K., Yu, H., & Lai, C. K. (2018). Mineralogy of Bi-sulfosalts and tellurides from the Yaoan gold deposit, southwest China and its metallogenic implications. Ore Geology Reviews.
    • Dali Autonomous Prefecture
      • Heqing Co.
Zhou, H., Sun, X., Fu, Y., Lin, H., Jiang, L. (2016): Mineralogy and mineral chemistry of Bi-minerals: Constraints on ore genesis of the Beiya giant porphyry-skarn gold deposit, southwestern China. Ore Geology Reviews (in press); http://forum.amiminerals.it/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=12853 (2016)
Cuba
 
  • Camagüey Province
    • Camagüey District
      • Guáimaro
López K Jesús M., Moreira Jesús, Gandarillas José (2006): GEOLOGY OF THE FLORENCIA GOLD – TELLURIDE DEPOSIT (CAMAGÜEY, CUBA) AND SOME METALLURGICAL CONSIDERATIONS. Earth Sciences Research Journal 10(2), 105-116.
Czech Republic
 
  • Central Bohemia Region
    • Dobříš (Doberschisch)
      • Nový Knín
Jiri Sejkora (2009) Journal of Geosciences, 54, #1, 73-82.
    • Příbram
C.Auer (2014)
      • Dubenec
Litochleb J., Sejkora J., Šrein V. 2006: The Au-Ag-Sb-Bi-Te mineralization from the deposit Bytíz (Mine 19), The Příbram uranium-polymetallic ore district, Czech Republic. Mineralogia Polonica - Special Papers, vol. 28, 133-135
  • Olomouc Region
    • Jeseník
Fojt, B., Hauk, J., Kotrba, Z.: Mineralogie zlata a doprovodných minerálů ze Zlatého chlumu u Jeseníku. Věstník ÚÚG, 1988, 63, 2.
  • Plzeň Region
    • Planá u Mariánských Lázní (Plan)
Scharmová, M.: Nové nálezy selenidů a telluridů na uranových ložiskách Zadní Chodov a Vítkov II. Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 1998, roč. 6, s. 212-216.
    • Sušice (Schüttenhofen)
Vavřín, I.: Nové poznatky o selenidech Českého masívu. Bulletin Mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 1994, roč. 2, s. 82-89.
  • Vysočina Region
    • Havlíčkův Brod District
      • Havlíčkův Brod (Německý Brod; Deutschbrod)
        • Chotěboř (Chotieborsch; Potiworz)
Pauliš, P.: Nejzajímavější mineralogická naleziště Čech II. Kutná Hora: Kuttna, 2003, s. 96 - 98.; Pašava, J., Vavřín, I., Frýda, J., Janoušek, V., & Jelínek, E. (2003). Geochemistry and mineralogy of Platinum-group elements in the Ransko gabbro–peridotite massif, Bohemian Massif (Czech Republic). Mineralium Deposita, 38(3), 298-311.
Finland
 
  • Eastern Finland Region
Hytönen,K. (1999): Suomen Mineraalit. Geologian tutkimuskeskus. Erillisjulkaisu, Jyväskylä, 399 pp (p.346)
http://www.gsf.fi/explor/gold/kivisuo.htm
Kojonen, Kari, Johanson, Bo, Pakkanen, Lassi and O´Brien, Hugh 1991. Ilomantsin Korvilansuo Au-malmiaiheen mineralogiaa ja petrografiaa, 40 s. Geologian Tutkimuskeskus arkistoraportti M19/4244/-91/1/42.
Geological Survey of Finland 2008. Pampalo(Ward)-Gold Database.
  • Lapland Region
    • Sodankylä
      • Kevitsansarvi (Keivitsansarvi)
Mutanen, T. 1997. Geology and ore petrology of the Akanvaara and Koitelainen mafic layered intrusion and the Keivitsa- Satovaara layered complex, northern Finland. Geological Survey of Finland. Bulletin 395, 233 p.
  • Northern Finland Region
    • Suomussalmi
Geological Survey of Finland (2017) Mineral deposit Report 10/20/2017
Eilu, P. (2003). Exploration for orogenic gold deposits. Fennoscandian Exploration and Mining 2003. Rovaniemi, Finland
  • Southwestern Finland Region
    • Huittinen
http://www.gsf.fi/explor/gold/jokisivu.htm; Eilu, P. (2003). Exploration for orogenic gold deposits. Fennoscandian Exploration and Mining 2003. Rovaniemi, Finland
Georgia
 
  • Racha-Lochkhumi-Kvemo Svaneti Region
    • Svaneti District
Kekelia, S., Kekelia, M., Gagnidze, N., Popkhadze, N., Mshvenieradze, I., Lobzhanidze, K., & Kharazishvili, G. (2017). Svaneti Gold Occurence (Kirar-Abakuri Ore Knot) and its Genesis. Bull. Georg. Natl. Acad. Sci, 11(2).
Greece
 
  • Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika)
    • Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium)
      • Lavrion District Mines
        • Plaka
          • Plaka Mines
Kolitsch, U., Rieck, B. and Voudouris, P. (2015): Mineralogy and genesis of the Lavrion ore deposit: new insights from the study of ore and accessory minerals. MinPet 2015, Leoben, Austria, September 10-13; abstract in Mitt. Österr. Mineral. Ges. 161, 66.
  • Macedonia Department
    • Chalkidiki Prefecture
Voudouris, P., Spry, P. G., Mavrogonatos, C., & Sakellaris, G. A. (2010, April). Gold-bismuth-telluride-sulfide assemblages at the Stanos shear zone-related prospect, Chalkidiki, northern Greece. In 13th Quadrennial IAGOD symposium, Adelaide, South Australia (pp. 6-9).
India
 
  • Karnataka
    • Kolar District
Safonov, Yu.G. et al (1984) Journal of the Geological Society of India, 25, 33, 145-154.
  • Maharashtra
    • Gondpipri complex
Dora, M., Singh, H., Kundu, A., Shareef, M., Randive, K., & Joshi, S. (2014). Tsumoite (BiTe) and associated Ni-PGE mineralization from Gondpipri mafic-ultramafic complex, Bastar Craton, Central India: mineralogy and genetic significance. Open Geosciences, 6(4), 506-517.
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Chubu Region
      • Nagano Prefecture
        • Chino City
Harada, Akira, Takashi Yamada, Satoshi Matsubara, Ritsuro Miyawaki, Masako Shigeoka, Hiroshi Miyajima, and Hiroshi Sakurai. (2012) "Dukeite from the Kinkei mine, Chino City, Nagano Prefecture, Japan." Bull. Natl. Mus. Nat. Sci., Ser. C, 38, pp. 1–5, December 22, 2012
Satoshi Matsubara, Ritsuro Miyawaki, Kazumi Yokoyama, Masako Shigeoka, Akira Harada, Takashi Yamada, Kazuko Kawashima, Koichi Shimizu, Hiroshi Miyajima (2010) Bi-Te minerals from the Mukaidani mine, Chino City, Nagano Prefecture, Japan. (Meeting of the Mineralogical Society of Japan)
    • Chugoku Region
      • Shimane Prefecture
        • Masuda
Amer.Min.(1978) 63, 1162-1165; Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
    • Tohoku Region
      • Yamagata Prefecture
Izumino, Y., Nakashima, K., & Nagashima, M. (2014). Cuprobismutite group minerals (cuprobismutite, hodrušhite, kupčíkite and padĕraite), other Bi–sulfosalts and Bi–tellurides from the Obari mine, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan. Journal of Mineralogical and Petrological Sciences, 109(4), 177-190.
Mexico
 
  • Sonora
    • Mun. de Moctezuma
Lapis 2001(1), 11-40
  • Zacatecas
    • Mun. de Zacatecas
      • Francisco I. Madero
Canet, C., Camprubí, A., González-Partida, E., Linares, C., Alfonso, P., Piñeiro-Fernández, F., and Prol-Ledesma, R.M. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 423-435.
Norway
 
  • Nordland
    • Fauske
      • Sulitjelma
Cook, N. J. (1996): Mineralogy of the sulphide deposits at Sulitjelma, northern Norway. Ore Geology Reviews 11: 303-308
  • Telemark
    • Seljord
      • Svartdal
        • Bleka
Larsen, A.O. & Topa,D.(2015): Eclarite from Bleka, Svartdal, Telemark county, Norway. Norsk Mineralsymposium 2015, 65-68
Romania
 
  • Hunedoara Co.
    • Stanija (Sztanizsa)
Cook, N. J., & Ciobanu, C. L. (2003). Cervelleite, Ag4TeS, from three localities in Romania, substitution of Cu, and the occurrence of the associated phase, Ag2Cu2TeS. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie-Monatshefte, 2003(7), 321-336.
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Sakha Republic (Yakutia)
      • Indigirka River Basin
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
      • Stanovoi Range
        • Sutamskii Region
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
      • Tenkeli Au-W-Sn district
Gamyanin, G. N.; Bortnikov, N. S.; Zhdanov, Yu. Ya.; Zayakina, N. V.; Mokhov, A. V.; Popova, S. K.; Suknev, V. S. (2007): New Pb-​As-​bearing eulytite from the Galechnoe ore deposit, eastern Yakutia, Russia. Doklady Earth Sciences 413, 300-303.
    • Transbaikalia (Zabaykalye)
      • Chitinskaya Oblast'
        • Vershino-Darasunskiy
          • Darasun mine (Darasun Au deposit)
Bryzgalov, I. A., Krivitskaya, N. N., & Spiridonov, E. M. (2007, November). First finding of nisbite and aurostibite in the eastern Transbaikal region. In Doklady Earth Sciences (Vol. 417, No. 1, pp. 1265-1267). MAIK Nauka/Interperiodica.
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Magadanskaya Oblast'
      • Upper Chelomzha River
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
  • Northern Caucasus Region
    • Kabardino-Balkarian Republic
      • Baksan Valley
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Kulikov, I. V., & Boyarskaya, R. V. (1989). Hydrosaline melts in inclusions in fluorite from the Tyrnyauz Deposit. International Geology Review, 31(10), 1039-1054.
  • Northern Region
    • Karelia Republic
      • Ladoga Region
        • Pitkyaranta District (Pitkäranta District)
V. I. Ivashchenko, O. B. Lavrov, K. Sundblad and A. N. Toritsin (2007) Au-Ag-Bi-Te-Se vein mineralization at Roikonkoski, Karelia, northern Lake Ladoga region. Geological Survey of Finland, Guide 53 pp 51-56
      • Northern Karelia
        • Kostomuksha
          • Kostomuksha Fe deposit
Kuleshevich, L.V., and Gor’kovets, V.Y. (2008): Geology of Ore Deposits 50(7), 599-608.
Safonov, Y. G., Volkov, A. V., Vol’fson, A. A., Genkin, A. D., Krylova, T. L., & Chugaev, A. V. (2003). The Maisk Quartz Gold Deposit (Northern Karelia): Geological, Mineralogical, and Geochemical Studies and Some Genetic Problems. Geol. Rudn. Mestorozhd, 45(5), 429-451.
  • Urals Region
    • Middle Urals
      • Sverdlovskaya Oblast'
        • Ekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk)
Pavel M. Kartashov data
    • Southern Urals
      • Chelyabinsk Oblast'
        • Plast
          • Kochkar' District
Vikent'eva, O., & Vikentev, I. (2016, April). Occurrence modes of As, Sb, Te, Bi, Ag in sulfide assemblages of gold deposits of the Urals. In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (Vol. 123, No. 1, p. 012028). IOP Publishing.; Vikent'eva, O., & Vikentev, I. (2016, April). Occurrence modes of As, Sb, Te, Bi, Ag in sulfide assemblages of gold deposits of the Urals. In IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (Vol. 123, No. 1, p. 012028). IOP Publishing.
Vikent’eva, O. V., & Bortnikov, N. S. The Large Svetlinsk Au-Te Deposit, South Urals: Telluride Mineralization for Genetic Reconstructions. MINERAL RESOURCES IN A SUSTAINABLE WORLD • 13th SGA Biennial Meeting 2015. Proceedings, Volume 2 pp851-854; Vikentyev, I. V., & Vikentyeva, O. V. (2015). Precious metal minerals and “invisible” gold in sulfide ores of Urals. In Mater. of ХII Int. Sci. Conf.“Advanced Technologies, Equipment and Analytical Systems for Materials and Nano-Materials (Vol. 3, pp. 33-41).
Slovakia
 
  • Banská Bystrica Region
    • Brezno Co.
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
    • Rimavská Sobota Co.
Koděra et all.,1990: Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, I-III, 1590p
Ferenc Š., 2004: Nové výskyty minerálov telúru v západnej časti Slovenského rudohoria. Mineralia Slovaca, 36, 3-4, 317-322. (in Slovak)
Sweden
 
  • Södermanland
    • Nyköping
      • Tunaberg
NJMAh 165, 123
EurJMin (1993) 5, 165-170.
  • Värmland
    • Arvika
      • Glava
Bonev, I. K., Petrunov, R., Cook, N. J., & Ciobanu, C. L. (2005). Kostovite and its argentian varieties: Deposits and mineral associations. Geochem. Mineral. Petrol.(Bulg. Acad. Sci.), 42, 1-22.
  • Västerbotten
    • Skellefteå
      • Boliden
No reference listed
      • Sandfors
Grensman, F. (1989): Björkdalsgruvan. NAGS-nytt 16(2), 15.; Nysten, P. (1990): Tsumoite from the Björkdal gold deposit, Västerbotten County, northern Sweden. GFF 112, 59-60.; Mäki, T. (1997). Volcanic hosted massive sulphide and gold deposits in the Skellefte district, Sweden and western Finland. Geological Survey of Finland.
T. Wikström, thesis from Stockholm University
Tajikistan
 
  • Viloyati Sogd (Viloyati Sughd; Viloyati Khodzhent; Viloyati Leninabad)
Il'ina, L. I.; Rakhmanova, N. V.; Shumskaya, N. I.; Yakovleva, O. A. (1990): Some rare minerals of the Kochbulak ore deposit. Zapiski Vsesoyuznogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva 119(6), 87-92 (in Russian). ["sulfotsumoite"]; Plotinskaya, O. Y., Kovalenker, V. A., Seltmann, R., & Stanley, C. J. (2006). Te and Se mineralogy of the high-sulfidation Kochbulak and Kairagach epithermal gold telluride deposits (Kurama Ridge, Middle Tien Shan, Uzbekistan). Mineralogy and Petrology, 87(3-4), 187-207.; Kovalenker, V. A., Safonov, Y. G., Naumov, V. B., & Rusinov, V. L. (1997). The Epithermal Gold-Telluride Kochbulak Deposit. Geology of Ore Deposits C/C of Geologiia Rudnykh Mestorozhdenii, 39, 107-128.
USA
 
  • Michigan
    • Marquette Co.
      • Ishpeming Greenstone belt (Marquette Greenstone belt)
Mineralogy of Michigan (E. W. Heinrich & G. W. Robinson)
  • New Mexico
    • Hidalgo Co.
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Uzbekistan
 
  • Navoiy Viloyati (Navoi)
    • Central Kyzylkum Region
      • Zarafshan
        • Muruntau ore field
Koneev, R.I., Turesebekov, A.H., Ignatikov, E.N., Vasilevsky, B.B., and Rakhimov, R.R. (2005), In: Jingwen Mao and Bierlein, F.P. (Eds.): Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge, Vol. 1, 1403-1406; Rustam Koneev, Evgeniy Ignatikov, Arpay Turesebekov, Umid Aripov, Rustam Khalmatov, Obidjon Kodirov, Miraziz Usmanov (2005) Gold ore deposits of Uzbekistan: Geochemistry and nanomineralogy of tellurium and selenium. IGCP Project 486, 2005 Field Workshop, Kiten, Bulgaria, 14-19 September 2005
Koneev, R.I., Turesebekov, A.H., Ignatikov, E.N., Vasilevsky, B.B., and Rakhimov, R.R. (2005), In: Jingwen Mao and Bierlein, F.P. (Eds.): Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge, Vol. 1, 1403-1406
  • Samarkand Viloyati (Samarqand)
    • North Nuratau Mts
      • Zarmitan
Torsten Graupner, Samuel Niedermann, Dieter Rhede, Ulf Kempe, Reimar Seltmann, C. Terry Williams and Reiner Klemd (2010): Multiple sources for mineralizing fluids in the Charmitan gold(-tungsten) mineralization (Uzbekistan). Mineralium Deposita 45, 667-682. ; Rustam Koneev, Evgeniy Ignatikov, Arpay Turesebekov, Umid Aripov, Rustam Khalmatov, Obidjon Kodirov, Miraziz Usmanov (2005) Gold ore deposits of Uzbekistan: Geochemistry and nanomineralogy of tellurium and selenium. IGCP Project 486, 2005 Field Workshop, Kiten, Bulgaria, 14-19 September 2005
Vietnam
 
  • Son La Province
    • Bac Yen District
      • Ban Phuc
Can Min 39, (2), 2001, 573-589
Zimbabwe
 
  • Masvingo
    • Chiredzi mining district (Hartley mining district)
      • Chiredzi
Oberthür, T., Weiser, T. W., Gast, L., & Kojonen, K. (2003). Geochemistry and mineralogy of platinum-group elements at Hartley Platinum Mine, Zimbabwe. Mineralium Deposita, 38(3), 327-343.
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