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Auriferous Pyrite

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About Auriferous PyriteHide

Formula:
FeS2
A variety of Pyrite

A gold-bearing variety of pyrite. Possibly a mixture of Pyrite with native gold inclusions.


Chemical Properties of Auriferous PyriteHide

Formula:
FeS2

Synonyms of Auriferous PyriteHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz7 photos of Auriferous Pyrite associated with Quartz on mindat.org.

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 Auriferous PyriteHide

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Simon, G., Huang, H., Penner-Hahn, J. E., Kesler, S. E., & Kao, L. S. (1999). Oxidation state of gold and arsenic in gold-bearing arsenian pyrite. American Mineralogist, 84, 1071-1079.

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Localities for Auriferous PyriteHide

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.
Argentina
 
  • Catamarca
    • Antofagasta de la Sierra Department
Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry
Raúl Jorge Tauber Larry´collection.
  • Chubut
    • Gastre Department
      • Los Manantiales District
Arizmendi, et al. (1996): Inst. de Recursos Minerales. UNLP Publication 5:1-7, La Plata.
  • San Luis
    • Coronel Pringles Department
      • Carolina
Bolivia
 
  • Oruro Department
    • Avaroa Province
      • Challapata
Osvaldo R. Arce Burgoa (2007) Guia a los Yacimientos Metaliferos de Bolivia. (Minera San Cristobal S.A. & Empresa Minera Unificada S.A., La Paz)
  • Potosí Department
    • Sud Lípez Province
Arce Burgoa, ).R. (2007) Guía a los Yacimientos Metalíferos de Bolivia. 119-121.
China
 
  • Henan Province
    • Nanyang Prefecture
      • Xixia Co.
Guangbin Zhu, Guofan Liu, Xinnian Yao, and Zhenjun Yang (2005): Journal of Earth Sciences and Environment 27(1), 44-52
  • Liaoning Province (Manchuria; Dongbei Region)
    • Anshan Prefecture
      • Xiuyan Co.
Yanqiu Zhao, Guixin Pan, and Hongbo Wang (2005): Contributions to Geology and Mineral Resources Research 20(suppl.), 75-77
USA
 
  • Alaska
    • Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Borough
      • Ketchikan District
        • Cleveland Peninsula
U.S. Geological Survey, 2008, Alaska Resource Data File (ARDF): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1225.
    • Yukon-Koyukuk Borough
      • McGrath District
U.S. Geological Survey, 2008, Alaska Resource Data File (ARDF): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1225.
U.S. Geological Survey, 2008, Alaska Resource Data File (ARDF): U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2008-1225.
  • Arizona
    • Cochise Co.
      • Chiricahua Mts
        • California District
          • Buckhorn Basin
MRDS database Dep. ID file #10282496, MAS ID #0040030557.
      • Dos Cabezas Mts
        • Dos Cabezas (Two Heads) District
Keith, Stanton B. (1973), Arizona Bureau of Geology & Mineral Technology, Geol. Sur. Branch Bull. 187, Index of Mining Properties in Cochise Co., AZ: 61 (Table 4); Drewes, H., et al (1988), Volcanic and Structural Controls of Mineralization in the Dos Cabezas Mountains of SE AZ, USGS Bull. 1676: 21 (Figure 6), 20.
          • Dos Cabezas
Keith, Stanton B. (1973), Arizona Bureau of Geology & Mineral Technology, Geol. Sur. Branch Bull. 187, Index of Mining Properties in Cochise Co., AZ: 61 (Table 4).
Keith, Stanton B. (1973), Arizona Bureau of Geology & Mineral Technology, Geol. Sur. Branch Bull. 187, Index of Mining Properties in Cochise Co., AZ: 61 (Table 4); Wilson, et al (1934)(revised 1967), AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 137: 119.
        • Teviston District
Drewes, Harold, et al (1988), Volcanic and structural controls of mineralization in the Dos Cabezas Mountains, southeast AZ, USGS Bull. 1676: 22 (Table 2), 27-28.
Drewes, H., et al (1988), Volcanic and structural controls of mineralization in the Dos Cabezas Mountains, southeastern AZ, USGS Bull. 1676: 22 (Table 1), 28.
          • Luzena
            • Buckeye Canyon
Keith, Stanton B. (1973), Arizona Bureau of Mines Bull. 187: 72 (Table 4); Drewes, Harold, et al (1988), Volcanic & structural controls of mineralization in the Dos Cabezas Mts, SE AZ, USGS Bull. 1676: 22 (Table 2).
      • Mule Mts
        • Warren District
          • Bisbee
            • Gold Hill
Keith, Stanton B. (1973), Arizona Bureau of Mines Bull. 187, Index of Mining Properties in Cochise County, AZ: 86 (Table 4); Bonillas, et al (1916): 350; Bryant & Metz (1966): 200-201; Arizona Bureau of Mines files.; Ransome, F.L. (1904a), The geology and ore deposits of the Bisbee quadrangle, Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 21, 168 p., 3 sheets, scales 1:12,000 and 1:62,500: 119.
    • Graham Co.
      • Galiuro Mts
        • Rattlesnake District
          • Rattlesnake Canyon
Wilson, E.D., et al (1934), AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 137: 194.
    • Greenlee Co.
      • Shannon Mts
        • Copper Mountain District (Clifton-Morenci District)
          • Metcalf
Wilson, E.D., et al (1934), AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 137: 187
    • La Paz Co.
      • Colorado River Indian Reservation
        • Dome Rock Mts
          • La Paz District (Weaver District)
            • Goodman vein
Keith, Stanton B. (1978) State of Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology, Geol. Sur. Br. Bull. 192, Index of Mining Properties in Yuma Co., Arizona: 159 (Table 4); Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.
Ref.: Keith, Stanton B. (1978) State of Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology, Geol. Sur. Br. Bull. 192, Index of Mining Properties in Yuma Co., Arizona: 159 (Table 4); Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.
Wilson, E.D., et al (1934), AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 137: 136; Jones, Jr., E.L. (1915). Gold deposits near Quartzsite, AZ, USGS Bull. 620: 55.
Ref.: Keith, Stanton B. (1978) State of Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology, Geol. Sur. Br. Bull. 192, Index of Mining Properties in Yuma Co., Arizona: 159 (Table 4); Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.
      • Harquahala Mts
        • Harquahala District
Keith, Stanton B. (1978) State of Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology, Geol. Sur. Br. Bull. 192, Index of Mining Properties in Yuma Co., Arizona: 153 (Table 4); Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.
Keith, Stanton B. (1978) State of Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology, Geol. Sur. Br. Bull. 192, Index of Mining Properties in Yuma Co., Arizona: 154 (Table 4).
      • Little Harquahala Mts
        • Little Harquahala District
          • Salome
            • Martin Peak
Keith, Stanton B. (1978) State of Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology, Geol. Sur. Br. Bull. 192, Index of Mining Properties in Yuma Co., Arizona: 152 (Table 4); Dale (1959): 6-7; Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.
Keith, Stanton B. (1978) State of Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology, Geol. Sur. Br. Bull. 192, Index of Mining Properties in Yuma Co., Arizona: 151 (Table 4).
    • Maricopa Co.
      • Cave Creek
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 423; Dale, V.B. (1959), Tungsten deposits of Yuma, Maricopa, Pinal and Graham Cos., AZ, US Bur. Mines Rept. Inv. 5516; Wilson, E.D. (1941), AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 148: 26-27.
    • Mohave Co.
      • Cerbat Mts (Cerbat Range)
        • Wallapai District
Garrett, S.K. (1938), AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 145: 117-119.
      • Hualapai (Hualpai) Mts
        • Kingman District
          • Kingman
AZ Bur. of Mines Bull. 135 (1933), AZ Gold Placers & Placering: 86.
    • Pima Co.
      • Baboquivari Mts
        • Baboquivari District
Keith, Stanton B. (1974), AZ Bur. of Geol. & Min. Technology, Geol. Survey Br. Bull. 189, Index of Mining Properties in Pima County, AZ: 108 (Table 4); Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.
          • Mildred Peak
Keith, Stanton B. (1974), AZ Bur. of Geol. & Min. Technology, Geol. Survey Br. Bull. 189, Index of Mining Properties in Pima County, AZ: 109 (Table 4); Wilson, E.D. (1934)(revised 1967): 181; Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.
          • Weaver Canyon
Keith, Stanton B. (1974), AZ Bur. of Geol. & Min. Technology, Geol. Survey Br. Bull. 189, Index of Mining Properties in Pima County, AZ: 109 (Table 4); Arizona Bureau of Mines file data.
    • Santa Cruz Co.
      • Oro Blanco Mts
        • Oro Blanco District (Ruby District)
          • Ruby
            • Old Glory Mine group
Wilson, E.D. (1934)(revised 1967), AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 137: 189.
    • Yavapai Co.
      • Black Hills (Black Hill Range)
        • Verde District
          • Jerome
Anderson, C.A. & S.C. Creasy (1958), Geology and ore deposits of the Jerome area, Yavapai Co., AZ, USGS PP 308: 153.
      • Bradshaw Mts (Bradshaw Range)
        • Big Bug District
          • McCabe
            • Chaparral Gulch
Wilson, E.D., et al (1934), AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 137: 37-38; Lindgren, W. (1926), USGS Bull. 782: 132-133.
      • Weaver Mts
        • Weaver District (Virginia District; Mocking Bird District)
          • Octave
Wilson, E.D., et al (1934), AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 137: 66-67; Wilson, E.D. (1938), AZ Bur. Mines Bull. 145: 130-132.
  • California
    • Amador Co.
      • Mother Lode Belt
        • Jackson-Plymouth District
          • Martell
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10028230.
          • Sutter Creek
            • Lincoln Consolidated Mine (Lincoln Mine; Wildman Mine; Mahoney Mine; South Mahoney Mine; Steward Mine; Belmont Mine; Wildman-Mahoney Mine)
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10310639.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10310684.
    • El Dorado Co.
      • Mother Lode Belt
        • East Segment Mother Lode
          • Georgetown District
            • Georgetown
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10310587.
        • El Dorado District
          • Logtown
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10310688.
        • Northwest Segment Mother Lode
          • Greenwood District
            • Greenwood
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10006843.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10101118.
        • Placerville District
          • Placerville (Hangtown)
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10310663.
      • Rattlesnake Bar District
        • Goose Flat
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10006822.
      • West Belt
        • Shingle Springs District
          • Mount Aigare
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10006918.
    • Mariposa Co.
      • East Belt
        • Kinsley District
          • Greeley Hill
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10310671.
    • Mono Co.
      • Sweetwater Mts (Sweetwater Range)
        • Patterson District
          • Wheeler Peak
            • Monte Cristo
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10031487.
    • San Bernardino Co.
      • Goldstone District
        • Goldstone
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10035704.
    • Tuolumne Co.
      • Mother Lode Belt
        • Jacksonville District
          • Hog Mountain
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10034564.
  • Montana
    • Beaverhead Co.
      • Argenta District
Ref: Montana Bureau of Mines and Gology Special Publication 75, 1977
The Ore Deposits of The United States and Canada, James F. Kemp, 1906
Ref: Montana Bureau of Mines and Gology Special Publication 75, 1977
Ref: Montana Bureau of Mines and Gology Special Publication 75, 1977
    • Broadwater Co.
      • Beaver Creek District (Winston District)
Ref: Montana Bureau of Mines and Gology Special Publication 75, 1977
Ref: Montana Bureau of Mines and Gology Special Publication 75, 1977
Ref: Montana Bureau of Mines and Gology Special Publication 75, 1977
      • Park District (Indian Creek District)
Ref: Montana Bureau of Mines and Gology Special Publication 75, 1977
      • Radersburg District (Cedar Plains District; Lone Mountain District)
USGS Bull 574
    • Deer Lodge Co.
      • Georgetown District (Southern Cross District; Cable District)
Mines and Mineral Deposits of the Southern Flint Creek Range, Montana; F.N.Earll, March 1972
Mines and Mineral Deposits of the Southern Flint Creek Range, Montana; F.N.Earll, March 1972
    • Madison Co.
USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"
USGS Bull 574
        • Summit
USGS Bull 574
USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"
      • Sheridan District (Mill Creek District; Wisconsin District)
USGS Bull 574
      • Tidal Wave District
USGS Bull 574
        • Bear Gulch
USGS Bull 574
USGS Bull 574
USGS Bull 574
    • Phillips Co.
USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"
  • Nevada
    • Nye Co.
      • Toiyabe Range
        • Jett District
David Von Bargen & Chester S. Lemanski, Jr.
  • New Jersey
    • Warren Co.
Cook (1868); The Minerals of New York City & Its Environs, New York Mineralogical Club Bull., Vol. 3, No. 1, Manchester, J.G. (1931): 79.
  • North Carolina
    • Cabarrus Co.
      • Carolina Slate Belt
U.S Bureau of Mines,Spatial Data Extracted from the Minerals System/Mineral Industry Location System(MAS/MILS)CD-Rom,Sep,1995
    • Davidson Co.
      • Carolina Slate Belt
        • Cid District
Pogue,J.E.,(1910) The Cid district of Davidison County,North Carolina, Steve Adams
    • Guilford Co.
      • Greensboro
Carpenter III, P. Albert (1976) Metallic Mineral Deposits of the Carolina Slate Belt, North Carolina : NCGS Bulletion 84
Carpenter III, P. Albert (1976) Metallic Mineral Deposits of the Carolina Slate Belt, North Carolina : NCGS Bulletion 84
      • Guilford County Copper District
Carpenter III, P. Albert (1976) Metallic Mineral Deposits of the Carolina Slate Belt, North Carolina : NCGS Bulletion 84
    • Montgomery Co.
      • Carolina Slate Belt
Carpenter III, P. Albert (1976) Metallic Mineral Deposits of the Carolina Slate Belt, North Carolina: NCGS Bulletion 84
    • Moore Co.
      • Robbins District
Carpenter III, P. Albert (1976) Metallic Mineral Deposits of the Carolina Slate Belt , North Carolina : NCGS Bulletion 84
    • Randolph Co.
      • Asheboro
Carpenter III, P. Albert (1976) Metallic Mineral Deposits of the Carolina Slate Belt , North Carolina : NCGS Bulletion 84
      • Carolina Slate Belt
Carpenter III, P. Albert (1976) Metallic Mineral Deposits of the Carolina Slate Belt , North Carolina : NCGS Bulletion 84
    • Rowan Co.
USGS Prof Paper 610 "Principal Gold Producing Districts of the United States"
  • Virginia
    • Culpeper Co.
      • Richardsville
U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
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