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Bismuthinite-Stibnite Series

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Series Formula:
Bi2S3 to Sb2S3
A series between Bismuthinite and Stibnite


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Varieties of Bismuthinite-Stibnite SeriesHide

HorobetsuiteIntermediate compositions of the bismuthinite-stibnite series, ranging from antimony-rich bismuthinite to bismuth-rich stibnite.

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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 Bismuthinite-Stibnite SeriesHide

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Hayase, K. (1955): Minerals of bismuthinite-stibnite series with special reference to horobetsuite from the Horobetsu Mine, Hokkaido, Japan. Mineralogical Journal (Japan), 1, 189-197.
Springer, G. (1969): Naturally occurring compositions in the solid-solution series Bi2S3-Sb2S3. Mineralogical Magazine 37, 294-296.
Lueth, V.W., Goodell, P.C., Pingitore, N.E., Jr. (1990): Encoding the evolution of an ore system in bismuthinite-stibnite compositions: Julcani, Peru. Economic Geology 85, 1462-1472.
Kyono, A., Kimata, M. (2004) Structural variations induced by difference of the inert pair effect in the stibnite-bismuthinite solid solution series (Sb,Bi)2S3. American Mineralogist 89, 932-940.
Poleti, D.; Karanović, L., Balić-Žunić, T., Gržetić, I. (2012): Crystal structure of (Bi0.94Sb1.06)S3 and reconsideration of cation distribution over mixed sites in the bismuthinite-stibnite solid-solution series. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen 189, 177-187.

Internet Links for Bismuthinite-Stibnite SeriesHide

Localities for Bismuthinite-Stibnite SeriesHide

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
 
  • Heilongjiang Province (Manchuria; Dongbei Region)
    • Yichun Prefecture
      • Tieli Co.
[var: Horobetsuite] Mingxuan Xue, Ming Liu, and Bao Shuang (2001): World Geology 20(1), 34-39
  • Henan Province
    • Luoyang Prefecture
      • Luoning Co.
[var: Horobetsuite] Yanjing Chen, Pirajno, F., and Jinping Qi (2008): Journal of Asian Earth Sciences 33(3/4), 252-266
Japan
 
  • Hokkaido
    • Iburi Province
      • Soubetsu-cho (Sobetsu-cho)
[var: Horobetsuite] Hayase, K. (1955): Minerals of bismuthinite-stibnite series with special reference to horobetsuite from the Horobetsu Mine, Hokkaido, Japan. Mineralogical Journal (Japan), 1, 189-197.
Peru
 
  • Huancavelica Department
    • Angaraes Province
Lueth, V.W., Goodell, P.C., Pingitore, N.E., Jr. (1990): Encoding the evolution of an ore system in bismuthinite-stibnite compositions: Julcani, Peru. Economic Geology 85, 1462-1472.
Russia
 
  • Western-Siberian Region
    • Altai Republic (Gorno-Altayskaya Autonomous Oblast')
      • Yustid ore cluster
[var: Horobetsuite] Pavlova, G.G., and Borisenko, A.S. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 164-185.
Slovakia
 
  • Banská Bystrica Region
    • Poltár Co.
[var: Horobetsuite] Maťo,Ľ., Maťová, 1994: Mineralizácia v okolí Ozdína, výskyt zlata s obsahom Sb-Ni v tmavých bridliciach, JZ časti veporského kryštalinika (stredné Slovensko). Min.Slovaca, 26,1,30 – 37
  • Bratislava Region
    • Pezinok Co.
[var: Horobetsuite] Pauliš,P.,Ďuďa,R.,2002: Nejzajímavejší mineralogická naletište Slovenska. Kuttna,K.Hora, 136p
  • Košice Region
    • Rožňava Co.
      • Dobšiná (Dobschau; Topschau)
[var: Horobetsuite] Andrusovová-Vlčeková G. & Chovan M., 1991: Izoštruktúrne fázy Cu-Sb-Bi sulfosolí (chalkostibit-emplektit). Mineralia Slovaca, 23, 369.
      • Rožňava (Rosenau; Rozsnyó)
        • Čučma
[var: Horobetsuite] Peterec D., Ďuďa R., 2003 : Zriedkavé minerály Mn – ložiska pri Čučme. Natura Carpatica (Košice), 44, s.229-236
    • Slovenské Rudohorie Mts
      • Smolník Mining District
        • Smolnícka Huta (Schmöllnitzhütte; Schmöllnitzer Hütte; Szomolnokhuta; Szomolnokhutta)
[var: Horobetsuite] Macinsky, P. & Antal, B. (1994): Bi-​sulfosalts from the Fichtenhübel deposit. Acta Geologica Universitatis Comenianae 49, 16.
  • Žilina Region
    • Liptovský Mikuláš Co.
[var: Horobetsuite] Chovan, M., Majzlan, J., Ragan, M., Siman, P., Krištín, J. (1998): Pb-Sb and Pb-Sb-Bi sulfosalts and associated sulphides from Dúbrava antimony deposit, Nízké Tatry Mts. Acta Geologica Universitatis Comenianae, 53, 37-49.
Tajikistan
 
  • Viloyati Mukhtori Gorno-Badakhshan (Viloyati Badakhshoni Kuni)
    • Pamir Mts
      • Pamir Silver District
        • Bazardara ore cluster
[var: Horobetsuite] Pavlova, G.G., and Borisenko, A.S. (2009): Ore Geology Reviews 35, 164-185.
Tunisia
 
  • Jendouba Governorate
    • Jendouba
      • Souk-el-Arba
[var: Horobetsuite] Slim-Shimi, N., Moëlo, Y. & Tlig, S. (1990): Caractérisaton minéralogique et signifiance métallogénique des sulfures bismuthifères des minéralisations de La Galite et du Jebel Chouichia (NW de la tunisie). Comptes rendus de l'Académie des sciences, Série 2, 311, 127-132.
USA
 
  • Nevada
    • Nye Co.
      • Paradise Range
        • Paradise Peak District
          • Paradise Peak [summit]
            • Paradise Peak [town]
[var: Horobetsuite] Econ Geol (1994) 89:1228-1248
[var: Horobetsuite] Econ Geol (1989) 84:631-649
Uzbekistan
 
  • Samarkand Viloyati (Samarqand)
    • North Nuratau Mts
      • Zarmitan
[var: Horobetsuite] Eshimov, T. E. & Khamrabaeva, Z. I. (1987): Bismuth ore mineralization of Zarmitan. Uzbekiston Geologiya Zhurnali 1987 (4), 78-82 (in Russian).; Gromova, E. I.; Glotov, A. M.; Khrenov, V. A.; Lipskaya, V. I. (1980): Gold-​silver-​antimony mineralization in Charmitan deposits. Uzbekiston Geologiya Zhurnali 1980 (5), 8-11 (in Russian).
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