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Tungsten

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Formula:
W
Colour:
grey
Lustre:
Metallic
Crystal System:
Isometric
Isostructural with:
This page provides mineralogical data about Tungsten.


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Classification of TungstenHide

Approved
Approval Year:
2011
1.AE.05

1 : ELEMENTS (Metals and intermetallic alloys; metalloids and nonmetals; carbides, silicides, nitrides, phosphides)
A : Metals and Intermetallic Alloys
E : Iron-chromium family
Dana 7th ed.:
1.1.38.1

Pronounciation of TungstenHide

Pronounciation:
PlayRecorded byCountry
Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Physical Properties of TungstenHide

Metallic
Transparency:
Opaque
Colour:
grey

Chemical Properties of TungstenHide

Crystallography of TungstenHide

Crystal System:
Isometric
Comment:
body centred cubic

Type Occurrence of TungstenHide

Synonyms of TungstenHide

Other Language Names for TungstenHide

Simplified Chinese:自然钨

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Yttriaite-(Y)4 photos of Tungsten associated with Yttriaite-(Y) on mindat.org.
Glass1 photo of Tungsten associated with Glass on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

1.AE.VanadiumVIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Im3m
1.AE.05MolybdenumMoIso.
1.AE.05ChromiumCrIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Im3m
1.AE.05IronFeIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Im3m
1.AE.05Kamacite(Fe,Ni)Iso.
1.AE.05UM2001-06-E:CrFeNiFe7Cr2Ni
1.AE.10Taenite(Fe,Ni)Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.AE.10TetrataeniteFeNiTet.
1.AE.10AntitaeniteFe3Ni
1.AE.15ChromferideFe3Cr1-x (x=0.6)Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Pm3m
1.AE.15FerchromideCr3Fe1-xIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Pm3m
1.AE.15WairauiteCoFe
1.AE.20AwaruiteNi3FeIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
1.AE.25JedwabiteFe7(Ta,Nb)3Hex. 6mm : P63mc
1.AE.30ManganeseMnIso. 4 3m : I4 3m

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 TungstenHide

Reference List:
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M.I. Novgorodova et al. (1995) A native wolfram with inclusions of yttrium oxide from an alluvium of Bol’shaja Pol’ja river (Prepolar Ural). Doklady Akademii Nauk: 340: 681-684. [in Russian]
Glavatskikh, S.F., Trubkin, N.V. (2000) First find of native tungsten and silver in exhalation products of the Great Tolbachik Fissure eruption (Kamchatka). Doklady Akademii Nauk: 373: 523-526.
Jambor, J.L., Roberts, A.C. (2001) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 86: 939-942.

Internet Links for TungstenHide

Localities for TungstenHide

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.
Australia
 
  • New South Wales
    • Cowper Co.
      • Doradilla
Burton, G.R., Trigg, S.J., Black, L.P. (2007) A Middle Triassic age for felsic intrusions and associated mineralisation in the Doradilla prospect area, New South Wales. Quarterly Notes Geological Survey of New South Wales No. 125.
  • Western Australia
    • Ashburton Shire
      • Nanutarra Station
www.australian-shares.com/mining/ZNC-Zenith exploration company report to the Australian share market.
China
 
  • Shandong Province
    • Linyi Prefecture
      • Yimeng Mts (Yimeng Shan)
        • Mengyin Co.
          • Mengyin Kimberlite field
            • Changma Kimberlite belt
              • Wangcun deposit
Gorshkov, A.I., Titkov, S.V., Yan Nan Bao, Ryabchikov, I.D., and Magazina, L.O. (2006): Geology of Ore Deposits 48(4), 326-334.
  • Tibet Autonomous Region
    • Shannan Prefecture (Lhokha Prefecture; Lhoka Prefecture)
      • Qusum Co. (Qusong Co.)
Wenji Bai, Jingsui Yang, Qingsong Fang, Binggan Yan, and Zhongming Zhang (2001): Earth Science Frontiers 8(3), 111-121
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Prebaikalia (Pribaikal'e)
      • Irkutskaya Oblast'
        • Bodaibo
          • Lena Gold District
            • Kropotkinsky ore cluster
Keren Tan (1998): Gold Science and Technology 6(4), 29-37; Distler, V. V., Mitrofanov, G. L., Yudovskaya, M. A., Lishnevsky, E. N., & Prokof’ev, V. Y. (2005). Deep structure and ore-forming processes of the Sukhoi Log gold-platinum deposit, Russia. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 921-923). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
    • Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia)
      • Olekma area
Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data (2012)
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Kamchatka Oblast'
      • Tolbachik volcano
Doklady Akad. Nauk (2000), V 373, N 6, August-September. p. 997
    • Primorskiy Kray
      • Khanka Lake
V.V. Seredin data; [AmMin 84:992]
Volokhin, Yu.G., Karabtsov, A.A. (2016): Minerals in the Triassic Carbonaceous Silicites of Sikhote Alin. Lithology and Mineral Resources: 51: 405-424
  • Urals Region
    • Subarctic Urals
M.I. Novgorodova e.a. (1995) A native wolfram with inclusions of yttrium oxide from an alluvium of Bol’shaja Pol’ja river (Prepolar Ural)” - Doklady RAN, 340, N5, pp. 681-684 (in Rus.).
  • Western-Siberian Region
    • Polar Urals
      • Tyumenskaya Oblast'
6th orogenic lherzolite conference 2014 Morocco; Yang, J., Meng, F., Xu, X., Robinson, P. T., Dilek, Y., Makeyev, A. B., ... & Cliff, J. (2015). Diamonds, native elements and metal alloys from chromitites of the Ray-Iz ophiolite of the Polar Urals. Gondwana Research, 27(2), 459-485.
    • Prepolar Ural
      • Tyumenskaya Oblast'
        • Khanty-Mansi Okrug (Khanty Mansiysk)
          • Saranpaul
Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data
South Africa
 
  • Western Cape Province
    • West Coast District
      • Piketberg
Rozendaal, A., & Moyen, J. (2009, May). The Riviera Deposit: Endo-skarn and Vein-hosted W-MO-REE Mineralization in I-type Granites of the Cape Granite Suite, South Africa. In AGU Spring Meeting Abstracts.
Ukraine
 
  • Mykolayiv Oblast' (Nikolajev; Nikolayev; Nikolaev)
http://ukrmineral.org/sites/default/files/u5/semen13.pdf
The Moon
 
  • Mare Crisium
Kartashov P.M., Mokhov A.V., e.a. (2010) Mineral phases on the fracture of a glass particle and in the fines of a Luna-24 regolith sample, - Petrology, 18(1), pp. 107-125.
  • Mare Fecunditatis
Mokhov A.V., Kartashov P.M., Bogatikov O.A. (2007) Moon under a microscope, - Moscow, Nauka, p.128 (in Russian)
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