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Goongarrite

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Lustre:
Metallic
Name:
After the locality at Lake Goongarrie, Comet Vale Township, Western Australia, Australia.
Shown to be a mixture of Cosalite and Galena.

Originally described from Lake Goongarrie, Comet Vale Township, Western Australia, Australia.


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Physical Properties of GoongarriteHide

Metallic
Transparency:
Opaque

Synonyms of GoongarriteHide

Other Language Names for GoongarriteHide

German:Goongarrit
Spanish:Goongarrita

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 GoongarriteHide

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Simpson (1924), Royal Society of Western Australia, Journal: 10: 65.
Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 401.
Thompson, R. M. (1949): Goongarrite and warthaite discredited. American Mineralogist 34, 459-460.
Rieder, M. (1963): X-ray powder diffraction patterns of warthaite and goongarrite. Acta Univ. Carolinae Geol. 1963 (2), 115-119 (in Czech).
Mozgova, N. N.; Borodaev, Yu. S.; Syritso, L. E.; Romanov, D. P. (1976): New data on goongarrite (warthaite) and about the identity of heyrovskyite with goongarrite. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Abhandlungen 127, 62-83 (in German).
Am Min (1977) 62:397 (Abs.)

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Localities for GoongarriteHide

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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.
Australia
 
  • Western Australia
    • Menzies Shire
      • Comet Vale
Simpson (1924), Royal Society of Western Australia, Journal: 10: 65.
Russia
 
  • Primorsky Krai
    • Malinovsky cluster
Gvozdev, V. I., Fedoseev, D. G., Gurikov, A. V., Sadkin, S. I., Semenyak, B. I., & Ratkin, V. V. (2014). Mineralogy of accompanying elements in the ores of the Kordonnoe skarn scheelite-sulfide deposit in Primorsky Krai. Russian Journal of Pacific Geology, 8(3), 200-212.
Sweden
 
  • Västerbotten County
    • Skellefteå
      • Skellefte mining district
        • Boliden
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