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About PlumositeHide

2 - 3
From Feather ore.
A name that can refer to any 'feather ore', usually Boulangerite, but sometimes Jamesonite, Zinkenite or even a rarer sulphosalt. It is a good idea to analyse any plumosite. Jamesonite and Zinkenite can be more brittle than Boulangerite.

Classification of PlumositeHide

'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959)

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)

Pronounciation of PlumositeHide

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Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Physical Properties of PlumositeHide

2 - 3 on Mohs scale

Synonyms of PlumositeHide

Other Language Names for PlumositeHide

Simplified Chinese:普通硫锑铅矿

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
284 photos of Plumosite associated with CalciteCaCO3
241 photos of Plumosite associated with QuartzSiO2
120 photos of Plumosite associated with StibniteSb2S3
95 photos of Plumosite associated with SphaleriteZnS
61 photos of Plumosite associated with MarcasiteFeS2
37 photos of Plumosite associated with SphärosideriteFeCO3
34 photos of Plumosite associated with CovelliteCuS
33 photos of Plumosite associated with FizélyiteAg5Pb14Sb21S48
31 photos of Plumosite associated with ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
30 photos of Plumosite associated with PyriteFeS2

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

2..JaskolskiteCuxPb2+x(Sb,Bi)2-xS5 (x ~ 0.15)
2..UM1970-19-S:AsAs4S4Mon. 2/m : B2/b

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 PlumositeHide

Reference List:
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Cook, N. J. & Damian, G. S. (1997): New data on “plumosite” and other sulphosalt minerals from the Herja hydrothermal vein deposit, Baia Mare district, Rumania. Geologica Carpathica, 48, 387-399. [http://www.geo.edu.ro/sgr/mod/downloads/PDF/Cook-GeoCarp-1997.pdf]

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Localities for PlumositeHide

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