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Isomertieite Group

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This page provides mineralogical data about Isomertieite Group.

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Isomertieite Pd11Sb2As2Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
Miessiite Pd11Te2Se2Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m

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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.
  • Goiás
    • Cavalcante
[Isomertieite] Menez, J.& Botelho, N.F. (2016): Ore characterization and textural relationships among gold, selenides, platinum group minerals, and uraninite at the granite-related Buraco do Ouro gold mine, Cavalcante, Central Brazil. Mineralogical Magazine: 80 (in press); http://forum.amiminerals.it/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=12684 (2016); Menez, J.; Botelho, N. F. (2017): Ore characterization and textural relationships among gold, selenides, platinum-group minerals and uraninite at the granite-related Buraco do Ouro gold mine, Cavalcante, Central Brazil. Mineralogical Magazine 81, 463-476.
  • Minas Gerais
    • Barão de Cocais
[Isomertieite] App.EarthSci 111:74 -- 80.
[Isomertieite] Mineralogical Magazine(1974) 39, 528-543
[Isomertieite] MinMag 66:327-336; Kwitko, R., Cabral, A. R., Lehmann, B., Laflamme, J. G., Cabri, L. J., Criddle, A. J., & Galbiatti, H. F. (2002). Hongshiite, PtCu, from itabirite-hosted Au–Pd–Pt mineralization (jacutinga), Itabira district, Minas Gerais, Brazil. The Canadian Mineralogist, 40(2), 711-723.
    • Mariana (Marianna de Itacolumy)
      • Passagem de Mariana district
[Isomertieite] Varajão, C. A. C., Colin, F., Vieillard, P., Melfi, A. J., & Nahon, D. (2000). Early weathering of palladium gold under lateritic conditions, Maquiné Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Applied Geochemistry, 15(2), 245-263.
  • Pará
    • Carajás mineral province
      • Curionópolis
[Isomertieite] Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 40, pp. 1451-1463
[Isomertieite] Teixeira, A. S. (2014). Geologia, petrologia e geocronologia do complexo acamadado lago grande: evidência para uma suíte magmática mineralizada a egp na província mineral de Carajás, Brasil.
[Isomertieite] http://pubs.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/mineral/tcm-145140-5.html
  • Ontario
    • Kenora District
      • Ring of Fire
        • BMA527861 Area
[Isomertieite] N Farhangi,CM Lesher,and MG Houlé
    • Thunder Bay District
[Isomertieite] Mulja & Mitchell (1990)
[Isomertieite] Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., McDonald, A.M. & Good, D.J. (2017) Insights into the extreme PGE enrichment of the W Horizon, Marathon Cu-Pd deposit, Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Canada: Platinum-group mineralogy, compositions and genetic implications. Ore Geplogy Reviews 2017, xx-xx.
      • Lac des Iles Area
[Isomertieite] ontariominerals.com; Canadian Mineralogist 22:233-237; Louis J. Cabri and J.H. Gilles Laflamme (1979) Mineralogy of Samples from the Lac Des Iles Area, Ontario. Canmet Report 79-27; Hulbert, L. J., Duke, J. M., Eckstrand, O. R., Lydon, J. W., Scoates, R. F. J., Cabri, L. J., & Irvine, T. N. (1998) Geological Environments of Platinum Group elements. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 1440. Natural Resources Canada.
[Isomertieite] Canadian Mineralogist, Vol.22, pp. 125-136 (1984); D. H. Watkinson and G. Dunning v(1979) Geology and platinum-group mineralization, Lac-des-Iles Complex, northwestern Ontario. Can Mineral 17:453-462
[Isomertieite] Canadian Mineralogist 30:121-136
      • O'Neill Township
[Isomertieite] Canadian Mineralogist 30, 121; Watkinson, D.H. and Ohnenstetter, D. (1992) Hydrothermal origin of platinum-group mineralization in the Two Duck Lake intrusion, Coldwell Complex, northwestern Ontario. Canadian Mineralogist, 30, 121-136.; 5th International Platinum Symposium Bulletin of The Geological Society of Finland Number 61, Part 1,1989,1-64
      • Seeley Lake Area
[Isomertieite] Mulja, T. & Mitchell, R.H. (1990) Platinum-group minerals and tellurides from the Geordi Lake intrusion, Coldwell complex, Northwestern Ontario. Canadian Mineralogist 28, 489-501.
[Isomertieite] American Mineralogist, Volume 65, pages 406-408, 1980
  • Hebei
    • Chengde
      • Fengning Co.
        • Boluonuo
[Isomertieite] Zuxiang Yu, Shuren Lin, Bao Zhao, Qingsong Fang, and Qishun Huang (1974): Acta Geologica Sinica 48(2), 202-218; Bilun Luo (1979): Geology and Prospecting 15(3), 11-15; Zuxiang Yu (1982): Bull. Institute of Geology, Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences, 4, 78–81
[Isomertieite] Yu Zuxiang, Lin Shujen, Chao Pao, Fang Chingsung, and Huang Chishun (1974): Acta Geologica Sinica 48(2), 202-218
      • Luanping Co.
        • Tiema-Habaqin complex
[Isomertieite] Bilun Luo (1979): Geology and Prospecting 15(3), 11-15
[Isomertieite] Törnroos Ragnar, Johanson Bo, Kojonen Kari, 1998. Alluvial nuggets of platinum group minerals and alloys from Finnish Lapland. Geological survey of Finland, Special Paper
    • Inari
      • Ivalojoki
[Isomertieite] Kari Kojonen (2012) PGE ore potential in the southwestern granulite belt of Northern Finland. Geological Survey of Finland, Report of Investigation 207 pp 64-67
      • Lemmenjoki
[Isomertieite] 33rd International Geological Congress (2008) session MPM-04 Platinum-group mineralogy: Pt-Pd selenides from river placers, northern Finland; Kari K. Kojonen, Andrew M. McDonald, Chris J. Stanley, and Bo Johanson (2011) Törnroosite, Pd11As2Te2, A New Mineral Species Related to Isomertieite from Miessijoki, Finnish Lapland, Finland. Can Mineral 49:1643-1651; Kojonen, K. K., Tarkian, M., Roberts, A. C., Törnroos, R., & Heidrich, S. (2007). Miessiite, Pd11Te2Se2, a new mineral species from Miessijoki, Finnish Lapland, Finland. The Canadian Mineralogist, 45(5), 1221-1227.; Kari Kojonen (2012) PGE ore potential in the southwestern granulite belt of Northern Finland. Geological Survey of Finland, Report of Investigation 207 pp 64-67; Kojonen, K., McDonald, A. M., Stanley, C. J., Johanson, B., & Tranberg, J. (2014) An unusual Se-bearing moncheite and Te-bearing palladseite, Miessi River, Inari, Finland. 21 st meeting of the International Mineralogical Association. p 104
[Isomertieite] Kojonen, K., Tarkian, M., Heidrich, S. & Johanson, B. (2014) Placer Platinum-group Minerals from Sotajoki River, Inari, Finland. 12th International Platinum Symposium p259
    • Penikat complex
[Isomertieite] Huhtelin, T. A., Alapieti, T. T., & Lahtinen, J. J. (1990). The Paasivaara PGE reef in the Penikat layered intrusion, northern Finland. Mineralogy and Petrology, 42(1-4), 57-70.; 5th International Platinum Symposium Bulletin of The Geological Society of Finland Number 61, Part 1,1989,1-64
[Isomertieite] Econ Geol (1986) 81:1126-1136
    • Portimo complex
[Isomertieite] Iljina, M. 1994. The Portimo Layered Igneous Complex - with emphasis on diverse sulphide and platinum-group element deposits. Acta Univ. Oul. A258, 1994
[Isomertieite] Econ Geol (1986) 81:1236-1241
    • Rovaniemi
[Isomertieite] Guice, G. L., Törmänen, T., Johanson, B., & Lahaye, Y. (2017). Offset-type PGE mineralisation in the Sotkavaara Intrusion, northern Finland: an association with zones of low-cr clinopyroxenite. Applied Earth Science, 126(2), 61-62.; Guice, G. L., Törmänen, T., Karykowski, B. T., Johanson, B., & Lahaye, Y. (2017). Precious metal mineralisation in the Sotkavaara Intrusion, northern Finland: Peak Pt, Pd, Au and Cu offsets in a small intrusion with poorly-developed magmatic layering. Ore Geology Reviews, 89, 701-718.
  • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    • Bouches-du-Rhône
      • Aix-en-Provence
        • Peyrolles-en-Provence
[Isomertieite] Y. Moëlo : "Compte-rendu de la réunion "Systématique des Minéraux" du 23 novembre 1989", Bull. Soc. Franç. Minéral.; 5th International Platinum Symposium Bulletin of The Geological Society of Finland Number 61, Part 1,1989,1-64
  • Central Macedonia
    • Chalkidiki
      • Aristotelis
        • Cassandra Mines
[Isomertieite] Katie A. McFall, Jonathan Naden, Stephen Roberts, Tim Baker, John Spratt, Iain McDonald (2018): Platinum-group minerals in the Skouries Cu-Au (Pd, Pt, Te) porphyry deposit. Ore Geology Reviews 99, 344-364.
  • Epirus
    • Pindos Mtn
      • Pindos ophiolite complex
[Isomertieite] Argyrios Kapsiotis, Tassos A. Grammatikopoulos, Basilios Tsikouras and Konstantinos Hatzipanagiotou (2010): Platinum-Group Mineral Characterization in Concentrates from High-Grade PGE Al-rich Chromitites of Korydallos Area in the Pindos Ophiolite Complex (NW Greece). Resource Geology 60, 178-191.
  • Karnataka
    • Shimoga schist belt
[Isomertieite] T. T. Alapieti, T. C. Devaraju, R. J. Kaukonen (2005) Sem-eds Study of the Platinum-group Minerals in the PGE mineralized Hanumalapura Segment of the Layeredmafic-ultramafic Complex of Channagiri, Davangere District, Karnataka. Jour. Geol. Soc. India, 65:745-752.
  • Betsiboka
    • Maevatanana District
      • Morafeno Commune
[Isomertieite] [AmMin 85:265]/ McDonald, I., Ohnenstetter, D., Ohnenstetter, M., and Vaughan, D.J. (1999): Palladium oxides in ultramafic complexes near Lavatrafo, western Andriamena, Madagascar. Mineralogical Magazine. 63: 345-352; Econ Geol (1994) 89:1630-1639
  • Drâa-Tafilalet Region
    • Ouarzazate Province
      • Tazenakht
        • Bou Azzer District (Bou Azer District)
          • Bleida
[Isomertieite] El Ghorfi, M., Oberthür, T., Melcher, F., Lüders, V., El Boukhari, A., Maacha, L., Ziadi, R., and Baoutoul, H. (2006): Mineralium Deposita 41, 549-564.
  • Sagaing Region (Sagaing Division)
    • Monywa District
[Isomertieite] 5th International Platinum Symposium Bulletin of The Geological Society of Finland Number 61, Part 1,1989,1-64; Hagen, D., Weiser, T., & Htay, T. (1990). Platinum-group minerals in Quaternary gold placers in the upper Chindwin area of northern Burma. Mineralogy and Petrology, 42(1-4), 265-286.
  • Chukotka Autonomous Okrug
    • Kolyma area
      • Bol'shoi Anyui River Basin
        • Baimka River
          • Aluchinskii Massif (Aluchin horst)
[Isomertieite] Gornostayev, S.S., Crocket, J.H., Mochalov, A.G., and Lajoki, K.V.O. (1999) The platinum-group minerals of the Baimka placer deposits, Aluchin horst, Russian Far East. Canadian Mineralogist: 37: 1117-1129.
  • Khabarovsk Krai
    • Ayan-Maya district
      • Aldan shield
[Isomertieite] Lennikov, A. M., Zalishak, B. L., & Oktyabrsky, R. A. (2004). The Konder massif of ultramafic and alkaline rocks and related PGM mineralization. In Interim IAGOD Conf. Excursion Guidebook. Vladivostok: Dalnauka (p. 29).
[Isomertieite] Barkov, A.Y., Shvedov, G.I., Polonyankin, A.A., Martin, R.F. (2016): New and unusual Pd-Tl-bearing mineralization in the Anomal'nyi deposit, Kondyor concentrically zoned complex, northern Khabarovskiy kray, Russia. Mineralogical Magazine: 80: (in press); http://forum.amiminerals.it/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=12836 (2016)
  • Krasnoyarsk Krai
    • Taymyrskiy Autonomous Okrug
      • Taimyr Peninsula
        • Putoran Plateau
[Isomertieite] Econ Geol (1986) 81:1203-1212; Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts (2011) Mineralogical Magazine p1893
[Isomertieite] [AmMin 85:265]
  • Murmansk Oblast
    • Monche-Tundra
[Isomertieite] http://www.duke.edu/~boudreau/9thPtSymposium/Grokhovskaya_Abstract.pdf
[Isomertieite] Grokhovskaya, T. L., Lapina, M. I., & Mokhov, A. V. (2009). Assemblages and genesis of platinum-group minerals in low-sulfide ores of the Monchetundra deposit, Kola peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 51(6), 467-485.
      • Monchegorsk
[Isomertieite] [AmMin 65:198]; Grokhovskaya, T. L., Bakaev, G. F., Sholokhnev, V. V., Lapina, M. I., Muravitskaya, G. N., & Voitekhovich, V. S. (2003). The PGE ore mineralization in the Monchegorsk magmatic layered complex (Kola Peninsula, Russia). GEOLOGY OF ORE DEPOSITS C/C OF GEOLOGIIA RUDNYKH MESTOROZHDENII, 45(4), 287-308.
[Isomertieite] Jambor, J.L. and Roberts, A.C. (2001) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 86: 197-200.
  • Republic of Karelia
    • Northern Karelia
      • Oulanka plutonic complex
        • Olanga River (Oulanka River)
[Isomertieite] Grishaenko, M. V. P., & Federation, R. (2007). Independent Report on the Shalozerskoe (Burakovsky), Lukkulaisvaara and Tsipringa Platinum, Palladium, Copper, Nickel Deposits in the Autonomous Republic of Karelia Russian Federation
[Isomertieite] (2014) 12th International Platinum Symposium p63
  • Sakha Republic (Yakutia)
    • Aldan Shield
[Isomertieite] http://gsa.confex.com/gsa/2003AM/finalprogram/abstract_64355.htm ; Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Vol. 35, No. 6, September 2003, p. 230
  • Zabaykalsky Krai
    • Chitinskaya Oblast
      • Chiney massif
[Isomertieite] Can Min (2002) 40, (2), 679-692
South Africa
[Isomertieite] www.bgr.de/b423/oberthuer_ptconf_pgm_bushveld.pdf.
  • Limpopo
    • Waterberg District
      • Mogalakwena
        • Mokopane (Potgietersrus)
[Isomertieite] Armitage, P. E. B., McDonald, I., Edwards, S. J., & Manby, G. M. (2002). Platinum-group element mineralization in the Platreef and calc-silicate footwall at Sandsloot, Potgietersrus District, South Africa. Applied Earth Science: Transactions of the Institutions of Mining and Metallurgy: Section B, 111(1), 36-45.
  • England
    • Devon
      • Torbay
        • Torquay
[Isomertieite] [Camm, 1995, 71 - "Gold in the Counties of Cornwall and Devon"]; Mineralogical Magazine 1982 46 : 371-377; C. J. Stanley, A. J. Criddle and D. Lloyd (1990) Precious and Base Metal Selenide Mineralization at Hope's Nose, Torquay, Devon. Mineralogical Magazine 54:485-493
  • Scotland
    • Highland
      • Isle of Rum
[Isomertieite] Power, M.R., Pirrie, D., Andersen, J.C.O., and Butcher, A.R. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 762-775.
  • Alaska
    • Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Borough
      • Ketchikan District
        • Prince of Wales Island
          • Kasaan Peninsula
[Isomertieite] Econ Geol(1992) 87:185-184; US Geological Survey, 2005, Alaska Resource Data File (ARDF)
  • Minnesota
    • Lake Co.
      • Beaver Bay
        • Beaver Bay Complex
[Isomertieite] Chusi Li, Ripley, E.M., Oberthür, T., Miller, Jr., J.D., and Joslin, G.D. (2008): Mineralium Deposita 43, 97-110.
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