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About DzharkeniteHide

Adamantine, Metallic
Specific Gravity:
7.349 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
Member of:
Named after its locality.
Dimorph of:

Classification of DzharkeniteHide


2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
E : Metal Sulfides, M: S <= 1:2
B : M:S = 1:2, with Fe, Co, Ni, PGE, etc.

12 : AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2

Physical Properties of DzharkeniteHide

Adamantine, Metallic
7.349 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of DzharkeniteHide


Chemical Properties of DzharkeniteHide


Crystallography of DzharkeniteHide

Crystal System:
Class (H-M):
m3 (2/m 3) - Diploidal
Space Group:
Cell Parameters:
a = 5.783(4) Å
Unit Cell V:
193.40 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Type Occurrence of DzharkeniteHide

General Appearance of Type Material:
octahedral crystals
Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Fersman Mineralogical Museum, Moscow.
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Synonyms of DzharkeniteHide

Other Language Names for DzharkeniteHide

Relationship of Dzharkenite to other SpeciesHide

Member of:
Other Members of this group:
AurostibiteAuSb2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
CattieriteCoS2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
ErlichmaniteOsS2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
FukuchiliteCu3FeS8Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
GeversitePtSb2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
HaueriteMnS2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
InsizwaitePt(Bi,Sb)2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
Krut'aiteCuSe2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
LauriteRuS2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
Penroseite(Ni,Co,Cu)Se2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
PyriteFeS2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
SperrylitePtAs2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
TrogtaliteCoSe2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
VaesiteNiS2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

2.EB.05aAurostibiteAuSb2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.EB.05aCattieriteCoS2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.EB.05aErlichmaniteOsS2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.EB.05aFukuchiliteCu3FeS8Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.EB.05aGeversitePtSb2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.EB.05aHaueriteMnS2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.EB.05aInsizwaitePt(Bi,Sb)2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.EB.05aKrut'aiteCuSe2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.EB.05aLauriteRuS2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.EB.05aPenroseite(Ni,Co,Cu)Se2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.EB.05aPyriteFeS2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.EB.05aSperrylitePtAs2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.EB.05aTrogtaliteCoSe2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.EB.05aVaesiteNiS2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.EB.10bAlloclasiteCo1-xFexAsSMon. 2 : P21
2.EB.10dCostibiteCoSbSOrth. mm2 : Pmn21
2.EB.10aFerroseliteFeSe2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
2.EB.10aFrohbergiteFeTe2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
2.EB.10cGlaucodot(Co0.50Fe0.50)AsSOrth. mm2 : Pmn21
2.EB.10aKulleruditeNiSe2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
2.EB.10aMarcasiteFeS2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
2.EB.10ePararammelsbergiteNiAs2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbca
2.EB.15aClinosaffloriteCoAs2Mon. 2/m : P21/m
2.EB.15aLöllingiteFeAs2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
2.EB.15aRammelsbergiteNiAs2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
2.EB.15aSafflorite(Co,Ni,Fe)As2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
2.EB.20ArsenopyriteFeAsSMon. 2/m : P21/b
2.EB.20GudmunditeFeSbSMon. 2/m : P21/b
2.EB.25CobaltiteCoAsSOrth. mm2 : Pca21
2.EB.25GersdorffiteNiAsSIso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.EB.25Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsSIso. m3 (2/m 3)
2.EB.25JolliffeiteNiAsSeIso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.EB.25MaslovitePtBiTeIso. 2 3 : P21 3
2.EB.25MicheneritePdBiTeIso. 2 3 : P21 3
2.EB.25UllmanniteNiSbSIso. 2 3 : P21 3
2.EB.25MayingiteIrBiTeIso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.EB.25KalungaitePdAsSeIso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.EB.25MilotaitePdSbSeIso. 2 3 : P21 3

Related Minerals - Dana Grouping (8th Ed.)Hide m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3 m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3 m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3,Co,Cu)Se2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3 m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3,Ni,Co,Fe)S2Tric. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3'aiteCuSe2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3 m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3 m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3 m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3 m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3 m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3,Sb)2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3 m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3 m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3

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 DzharkeniteHide

Reference List:
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Mineralogical Record: 27: 116-117.
Yashunsky Y V, Ryabeva E G, Abramov M V, Rasulova S D (1995) Dzharkenite FeSe2 — the new mineral. Zapiski Vserossijskogo Mineralogicheskogo Obshchestva 124, issue 1, 85-90

Internet Links for DzharkeniteHide

Localities for DzharkeniteHide

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.
Czech Republic
  • Central Bohemian Region
Škácha, P., Sejkora, J., & Plášil, J. (2017). Selenide mineralization in the Příbram uranium and base-metal district (Czech Republic). Minerals, 7(6), 91.
      • Háje
Pavel Škácha, Jakub Plášil, Jiří Sejkora, Viktor Goliáš (2015): Sulfur-rich antimonselite, Sb2(Se,S)3 in the Se-bearing mineral association from the Příbram uranium and base metal ore district, Czech Republic. Journal of Geosciences, 60, 23-29.
Kazakhstan (TL)
  • Almaty Region
    • Middle Ili River
      • Dzharkenskaya Depression
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
  • Bashkortostan
    • Uchalinsky District
Yakovleva, V.A., Belogub, E.V., Novoselov, K.A. (2003): Mineralogical Magazine 67(2), 355-361; Belogub, E.V., Novoselov, K.A., Yakovleva, V.A., and Spiro, B. (2008): Ore Geology Reviews 33, 239-254; Yakovleva, V. A., Belogub, E. V., & Novoselov, K. A. (2003). Supergene iron sulpho-selenides from the Zapadno-Ozernoe copper-zinc massive sulphide deposit, South Urals, Russia: a new solid-solution series between pyrite FeS2 and dzharkenite FeSe2. Mineralogical Magazine 67(2), 339-354
  • Ryazan Oblast
Кайлачаков, П. Э. (2017). Сульфидная минерализация руд уран-молибден-рениевого Брикетно-Желтухинского месторождения (подмосковный бассейн). Вестник Российского университета дружбы народов. Серия: Инженерные исследования, 18(3).; Kaylachakov, P.E.. (2017). Sulfide Ore Mineralization of the Uranium-molybdenum-rhenium Briketno-zheltukhinskoe Deposit (Moscow Basin). RUDN Journal of Engineering Researches. 18. 353-360. 10.22363/2312-8143-2017-18-3-353-360.
  • Idaho
    • Caribou Co.
      • Crow Creek Mining District
Ryser, A. L., Strawn, D. G., Marcus, M. A., Johnson-Maynard, J. L., Gunter, M. E., & Möller, G. (2005). Micro-spectroscopic investigation of selenium-bearing minerals from the Western US Phosphate Resource Area. Geochemical Transactions, 6(1), 1.
  • Utah
    • Grand Co.
      • Thompsons Mining District
        • The Poison Strip
SEM-EDS and PXRD analyzed by Tony Kampf.
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