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Tellurocanfieldite

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A variety of Canfieldite

Originally approved but approval has subsequently been withdrawn because a subsequent single-crystal structural analysis has shown that Te is disordered over the three sulphur sites and thus the material is in fact Te-rich canfieldite.




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Pronounciation of TellurocanfielditeHide

Pronounciation:
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Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Chemical Properties of TellurocanfielditeHide

Formula:
Ag8Sn(S,Te)6

Crystallography of TellurocanfielditeHide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Class (H-M):
mm2 - Pyramidal
Space Group:
Pna21
Cell Parameters:
a = 15.615(4) Å, b = 7.803 Å, c = 11.043(7) Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 2.001 : 1 : 1.415
Unit Cell V:
1,345.52 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

First Recorded Occurrence of TellurocanfielditeHide

Synonyms of TellurocanfielditeHide

Other Language Names for TellurocanfielditeHide

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 TellurocanfielditeHide

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Gu, X., Xie, X., Lu, A., Hoshino, H., Huang, J. and Li, J. (2012): Tellurocanfieldite, IMA 2012-013. CNMNC Newsletter No. 13, June 2012, page 816; Mineralogical Magazine,76, 807-817. [Approval subsequently redrawn - IMA CNMNC - June-August 2012]

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Localities for TellurocanfielditeHide

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.
China
 
  • Jiangxi Province
    • Ganzhou Prefecture
      • Dayu Co.
        • Xihuashan ore field
Weining Zhou (1994): Occurrence state of silver in China's major silver deposits. Mineral Resources and Geology 8 (4), 233-244 (in Chinese)
  • Liaoning Province (Manchuria; Dongbei Region)
    • Huludao Prefecture
      • Jianchang Co.
Gu, X., Xie, X., Lu, A., Hoshino, H., Huang, J. and Li, J. (2012): Tellurocanfieldite, IMA 2012-013. CNMNC Newsletter No. 13, June 2012, page 816; Mineralogical Magazine,76, 807-817
Russia
 
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Magadanskaya Oblast'
      • Engteri ore cluster
Palyanova, G.A., Savva, N.E., Zhuravkova, T.V., Kolova, E.E. (2016): Gold and silver minerals in low-sulfidaton ores of the Julietta deposit (northeastern Russia). Russian Geology and Geophysics: 57: 1171-1190; http://forum.amiminerals.it/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=12972 (2016)
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