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Cleiophane

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Formula:
ZnS
Name:
Named previous to 1851 by Thomas Nuttall, but used in print by Thomas H. Henry. The derivation of the name from Greek κλειζ = fame and φαινερθαι "to appear" is uncertain. Possibly because it was appeared or was well-known at the type locality, Franklin, New jersey, USA.
A variety of Sphalerite

Light-coloured (usually yellowish or greenish) up to colourless sphalerite with low contents of Fe" and Mn".

Originally reported first from Franklin, Franklin Mining District, Sussex Co., New Jersey, USA.


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Chemical Properties of CleiophaneHide

Formula:
ZnS

Synonyms of CleiophaneHide

Other Language Names for CleiophaneHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz87 photos of Cleiophane associated with Quartz on mindat.org.
Galena65 photos of Cleiophane associated with Galena on mindat.org.
Pyrite14 photos of Cleiophane associated with Pyrite on mindat.org.
Calcite14 photos of Cleiophane associated with Calcite on mindat.org.
Ussingite12 photos of Cleiophane associated with Ussingite on mindat.org.
Sphalerite10 photos of Cleiophane associated with Sphalerite on mindat.org.
Chalcopyrite8 photos of Cleiophane associated with Chalcopyrite on mindat.org.
Chkalovite7 photos of Cleiophane associated with Chkalovite on mindat.org.
Serandite7 photos of Cleiophane associated with Serandite on mindat.org.
Tugtupite7 photos of Cleiophane associated with Tugtupite on mindat.org.

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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 CleiophaneHide

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Nuttal (1851), In: Henry: Phil. Mag: 1: 23.
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, 834pp.: 210.

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Localities for CleiophaneHide

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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.
Bulgaria
 
  • Smolyan Oblast
    • Rhodope Mts
      • Madan ore field
        • Krushev dol mine
Quebul Fine Minerals
        • Septemvri mine (Deveti Septemvri mine)
[www.thamesvalleyminerals.com]
China
 
  • Fujian Province
    • Ningde Prefecture
      • Pingnan Co.
Chun Ma (2002): Geology of Fujian 21(1), 21-26
  • Guangdong Province
    • Shaoguan Prefecture
      • Renhua Co.
Minzhi Yang (2000): Bulletin of Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry 19(4), 381-383
  • Hunan Province
    • Yueyang Prefecture
      • Linxiang Co.
Minzhi Yang (2000): Bulletin of Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry 19(4), 381-383
Greenland
 
  • Kujalleq
    • Narsaq
      • Ilímaussaq complex
        • Kuannersuit Plateau (Kvanefjeld)
Pavel M. Kartashov
Kyrgyzstan
 
  • Issyk-Kul'skaya Oblast
Pautov L.A., Belakovskii D.I., Baimagambetov B.K. Sulvanite: revision of specimens from museum funds and litherature data, new occurrence in South-Eastern Kirgizia, - Novye dannye o mineralah, Moscow, Nauka, 1989, v.36, p.91-100.
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Sakha Republic (Saha Republic; Yakutia)
      • Aldan Shield
        • Tyry River
Bortnikov, N.S., Gamyanin, G.N., Vikent’eva, O.V., Prokof’ev, V.Y., lpatov, V.A., and Bakharev, A.G. (2007): Geology of Ore Deposits 49(2), 87-128.
      • Verkhoyansk Fold Belt
        • Verkhoyansk Silver Province
          • Western Verkhoyansk District
            • Mangazeisky ore cluster
Pavel M. Kartashov data
    • Transbaikalia (Zabaykalye)
      • Buriatia Republic (Buryatia)
        • Dzhida Basin
          • Zakamensk
            • Dzhida W-Mo District
Pavel M. Kartashov data
      • Chitinskaya Oblast'
        • Krasnokamensk
Aleshin, A.P., Velichkin, V.I., and Krylova, T.L. (2007): Geology of Ore Deposits 49(5), 392-412.
Laverov, N.P., Petrov, V.A., Poluektov, V.V., Nasimov, R.M., Hammer, J., Burmistrov, A.A., and Shchukin, S.I. (2008): Geology of Ore Deposits 50(5), 339-361.
Thomas, R., Davidson, P., & Badanina, E. (2009). A melt and fluid inclusion assemblage in beryl from pegmatite in the Orlovka amazonite granite, East Transbaikalia, Russia: implications for pegmatite-forming melt systems. Mineralogy and Petrology, 96(3-4), 129-140.
Thomas, R., Davidson, P., & Badanina, E. (2009). A melt and fluid inclusion assemblage in beryl from pegmatite in the Orlovka amazonite granite, East Transbaikalia, Russia: implications for pegmatite-forming melt systems. Mineralogy and Petrology, 96(3-4), 129-140.
  • Far-Eastern Region
    • Chukotskii Autonomous Okrug
      • Vesenniy
Mineralogy of the Peschanka porphyry copper deposit, Chukchi Peninsula, Russia. in Abdurrahman, A., J. C. Ø. Andersen, and B. J. Williamson. "Meeting of the Geological Society’s Mineral Deposits Studies Group was held on the 2nd–4th January 2013 at the University of Leicester, UK." Applied Earth Science (Trans. Inst. Min. Metall. B) 121.4 (2012): 190-191.
  • Northern Caucasus Region
    • North Ossetia Republic
      • Sadon ore district
Groznova, E.O., Dobrovol’skaya, M.G., Kovalenker, V.A., Davydov, K.V., Bitarov, V.T., and Razin, M.V. (2006): Geology of Ore Deposits 48(2), 108-133.
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaya Oblast'
      • Khibiny Massif
Azarova, Y. V., Shlyukova, Z. V., Zolotarev Jr, A. A., & Organova, N. I. (2009). Burovaite-Ca,(Na, K) 4Ca2 (Ti, Nb) 8 [Si4O12] 4 (OH, O) 8· 12H2O, a new labuntsovite-group mineral species and its place in low-temperature mineral formation in pegmatites of the Khibiny pluton, Kola Peninsula, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits, 51(8), 774-783.
      • Lovozero Massif
        • Alluaiv Mt
          • Umbozero mine (Umbozerskii mine; Umba Mine)
Pavel M. Kartashov data
Pekov, I.V. (2000): Lovozero Massif. Moscow, Ocean Pictures Ltd, 480 pp.
V. Grishin collection
        • Seidozero Lake
          • Lepkhe-Nel'm Mt (Lepkhe-Nelm; Nepkha)
Pavel M. Kartashov data
  • Urals Region
    • Southern Urals
      • Bashkortostan Republic (Bashkiria Republic)
        • Kuzha ore field
Filippov, V.A. (2008): Geology of Ore Deposits 50(5), 391-403.
Slovakia
 
  • Banská Bystrica Region
    • Banská Bystrica Co.
      • Poniky
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
    • Banská Štiavnica Co.
Duda, Rejl, Slivka: "Mineralien", 1991
Slavomír ŠIMKO
    • Brezno Co.
      • Jasenie
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590
  • Košice Region
    • Košice Co.
Koděra, M. et al., 1986 a 1990 : Topografická mineralógia Slovenska, diel 1- 3, Veda – Vydavateľstvo SAV, Bratislava, 1990, 1 – 1590k
Turkmenistan
 
  • Lebap Province
    • Chardzhou
Evseev, A. A. (1995) Kazaknstan and Middle Asia. A brief Mineralogical Guide. World of Stone 8:24-30
UK
 
  • England
    • Cornwall
      • Wadebridge District
        • St Minver
          • Port Quin
Jay I. G. Roland collection
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Graham Co.
      • Aravaipa District
        • Santa Teresa Mts
          • Aravaipa
            • Horse Mountain area
MRDS database Dep. ID #10039451.
MRDS database Dep. ID #10039452.
  • Montana
    • Silver Bow Co.
      • Butte District (Summit Valley District)
        • Walkerville
Rob Lavinsky (ex. Richard Haas and Robert Whitmore specimen)
  • New Hampshire
    • Hillsborough Co.
      • Amherst
P Cristofono collection
  • New Jersey
    • Sussex Co.
      • Franklin Mining District
          • Franklin Mine
Palache(1935):28; Dunn(1995):Pt4:541.
        • Ogdensburg
          • Sterling Hill
Chester S. Lemanski, Jr.; common knowledge among ocal collectors & museum officials.
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