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Pearceite-Polybasite Series

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About Pearceite-Polybasite SeriesHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic
Series Formula:
[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7] to [(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]
A series between Pearceite and Polybasite


Crystallography of Pearceite-Polybasite SeriesHide

Crystal System:
Monoclinic

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Stephanite1 photo of Pearceite-Polybasite Series associated with Stephanite on mindat.org.
Acanthite1 photo of Pearceite-Polybasite Series associated with Acanthite on mindat.org.

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 Pearceite-Polybasite SeriesHide

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Bindi, Luca, Michel Evain, Paul G. Spry, and Silvio Menchett (2007) The pearceite-polybasite group of minerals: Crystal chemistry and new nomenclature rules. American Mineralogist, Volume 92, pages 918-925.

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Localities for Pearceite-Polybasite SeriesHide

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.
France
 
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes
    • Rhône
      • Poule-les-Echarmeaux
Chollet Pascal Collection
Romania
 
  • Bistrița-Năsăud Co.
    • Rodna Mtn (Rodnei Mtn)
Udubaşa, G., Nedelcu, L., Andăr, A., and Andăr, P. (1983): Mineralium Deposita 18, 519-528.
Switzerland
 
  • Grischun (Grisons; Graubünden)
    • Hinterrhein Valley
      • Schams
        • Zillis
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 299.; Brugger J. (1996): The Fe, Mn, (V, Sb, As, Be, W) deposits of Val Ferrera (Graubünden, Switzerland). Unpublished PhD Thesis, Univ. Basel. 188 p.
USA
 
  • California
    • Lassen Co.
      • Hayden Hill District
        • Hayden Hill [town]
          • Hayden Hill [summit]
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10310628.
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