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Pale brown/bluish-grey
3 - 3½
Originally reported from Idermeg-Bayan-Khan-Ula (Idermeg Bayankhaan Uul), Hentiy Aimag, Mongolia.

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Classification of BayankhaniteHide


2 : Sulphides
B : Sulphides with metal: sulphur, selenium and tellurium > 1:1, Copper sulphides - Chalcocite group
09 : Danielsite - Furotobeite series

Physical Properties of BayankhaniteHide

Pale brown/bluish-grey
3 - 3½ on Mohs scale

Chemical Properties of BayankhaniteHide


Other Language Names for BayankhaniteHide

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz Grouping (8th Edition)Hide

2/B.09-20BalkaniteCu9Ag5HgS8Mon. 2/m : P2/m

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 BayankhaniteHide

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Vasil'ev, V.I. (1984) New mercury minerals and mercury-containing
deposits and their parageneses. Trudy Inst. Geol. Geofiz., Siber. Otdel. Akad. Nauk SSSR: 587: 521 (in Russian).
Hawthorne, F.C., Bladh, K.W., Burke, E.A.J., Ercit, T.S., Grew, E.S., Grice, J.D., Puziewicz, J., Roberts, A.C., Schedler, R.A., and Shigley, J.E. (1986) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 71: 1543-1548.
Burke, E.A.J. (2006) A mass discreditation of GQN minerals. The Canadian Mineralogist: 44(6): 1557-1560.

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Localities for BayankhaniteHide

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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.
  • Khentii Province
    • Idermeg
V. I. Vasil'ev (1984) Trudy Inst. Geol. Geofiz., Siber. Otdel. Akad. Nauk SSSR no. 587, p. 5
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