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About MolybdenumHide

Crystal System:
Dimorph of:
A small grains (up to 6 μm) and thin (~1 μm) films, covering surfaces of glass up to 1 mm 2, sampled in a coarse fraction of regolith returned from the moon by the Russian Luna-24 mission.

Classification of MolybdenumHide

IMA status notes:
Unnamed (probably valid)
Approval history:
Unnamed, but probably valid.

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.:

Chemical Properties of MolybdenumHide

Crystallography of MolybdenumHide

Crystal System:

Synonyms of MolybdenumHide

Other Language Names for MolybdenumHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
4 photos of Molybdenum associated with YtterbiumYb
4 photos of Molybdenum associated with SylviteKCl
4 photos of Molybdenum associated with HaliteNaCl
2 photos of Molybdenum associated with Bastnäsite-(Ce)Ce(CO3)F
2 photos of Molybdenum associated with Glass
1 photo of Molybdenum associated with IronFe
1 photo of Molybdenum associated with IlmeniteFe2+TiO3

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

1.AE.VanadiumVIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Im3m
1.AE.05ChromiumCrIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Im3m
1.AE.05IronFeIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Im3m
1.AE.10Taenite(Fe,Ni)Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
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.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 MolybdenumHide

Reference List:
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- Am. Min. 87, 182.
- Mokhov A.V., Kartashov P.M., Bogatikov O.A. e.a. (2007) Association of carbon-rich substance and native molybdenum in lunar regolith from Mare Crisium,- Doklady Earth Sciences, 415A(6), pp. 926-928.
- Mokhov A.V., Gornostaeva T.A., Kartashov P.M., e.a.(2016) Structural state of native molybdenum in the lunar regolith, - Doklady Earth Sciences, 471(1), pp. 1154-1157.

Internet Links for MolybdenumHide

Localities for MolybdenumHide

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.
  • New South Wales
    • Bathurst Co.
      • Cadia
        • Cadia Valley operations (Cadia-Ridgeway Cu-Au deposit)
  • Western Australia
    • Ashburton Shire
      • Nanutarra Station exploration company report to the Australian share market
    • Mukinbudin Shire
      • Mukinbudin
Calderwood, M.A., Grguric;, B.A., Jacobson, M.I., (2007): Guidebook to the Pegmatites of Western Australia; Hesperian Press, Perth, 2007.
  • Mogilev Region
    • Babruysk District
Levitskiy, V. I., Solodilova, V. V., Zavadich, N. S., Pavlova, L. A., & Levitskiy, I. V. (2018, July). Genetic Nature of Mineralization with Native and Intermetallic Compounds in the Bobruisk Ring Structure (Republic of Belarus). In Doklady Earth Sciences (Vol. 481, No. 1, pp. 857-861). Pleiades Publishing.
  • Gansu
    • Tianshui
      • Zhangjiachuan Co.
Qiu, K. F., Deng, J., Taylor, R. D., Song, K. R., Song, Y. H., Li, Q. Z., & Goldfarb, R. J. (2016). Paleozoic magmatism and porphyry Cu-mineralization in an evolving tectonic setting in the North Qilian Orogenic Belt, NW China. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 122, 20-40.
  • Inner Mongolia
    • Xilingol League (Xilinguole Prefecture)
      • East Ujimqin Banner (Dongwuzhumuqin Co.; Dongwu Qi)
        • Diyanqinamu ore field
Sun, H.; Huang, Z.; Lü, Z.; Yu, X.; Li, Y. (2020) Sulfide S and Pb Isotopic Constraint on the Genesis of Diyanqinamu Mo-Pb-Zn Polymetallic Deposit, Inner Mongolia, China. Minerals 10, 304.
  • North Sumatra Province
    • Mandailing Natal Regency
Setiawan I, Takahashi R, Imai A (2014) Hydrothermal alteration and base metal-REE mineralization in granitoids at Panyabungan and its surroundings of North Sumatra, Indonesia. 21 st meeting of the International Mineralogical Association.
  • Perak
    • Klian Intan
Ariffin, K. S. (2009). Sediment hosted primary tin deposit associated with biotite granite and fault zone at Gunung Paku, Klian Intan, Upper Perak, Malaysia. Resource geology, 59(3), 282-294.
  • Béni Mellal-Khénifra Region
    • Khénifra Province
      • Aguelmous Cercle
        • El Hammam Caïdat
Cheilletz, A., & Giuliani, G. (1988). Epigenesis versus syngenesis: a contribution to the debate based on the stratiform tungsten skarn, nnineralizations of Djebel Aouam, central Morocco. Seventh Quadrennial IAGOD Symposium
Pacific Ocean
Astakhova, N. V. (2008, October). Noble, rare-earth, and nonferrous metals in ferromanganese crusts from submarine volcanoes of the Sea of Japan. In Doklady Earth Sciences (Vol. 422, No. 1, pp. 1161-1166). SP MAIK Nauka/Interperiodica.
  • Kamchatka Krai
Pavel Kartashov data
  • Khabarovsk Krai
    • Komsomolski ore District
Rodionov ,S.M., B.I. Semenyak, V.Yu. Zabrodin (2001) The Komsomolsk Ore District. pp43-71 in Khanchuk, A.I., Gonevchuk, G.A. & Seltmann, R. (Eds) Metallogeny of the Pacific Northwest (Russian Far East): Tectonics, Magmatism and Metallogeny of Active Continental Margins. IAGOD Guidebook series 11, Dalnauka Publishing House, Vladivostok 2004, 176 p
  • Primorsky Krai
    • Olginsky District
Казаченко, В. Т., & Перевозникова, Е. В. (2018). Au-Ag-Pd-Pt минерализация в осаДочных пороДах, ассоциирующих с триасовыми углероДистыми силицитами сихотэ-алиня. Литосфера, (NaN), 892-913.
  • Sakhalin Oblast
    • Kuril Islands (Kurile Islands)
      • Iturup Island
Yudovskaya, M. A., Distler, V. V., Chaplygin, I. V., Mokhov, A. V., Trubkin, N. V., & Gorbacheva, S. A. (2006). Gaseous transport and deposition of gold in magmatic fluid: evidence from the active Kudryavy volcano, Kurile Islands. Mineralium Deposita, 40(8), 828.
  • Zabaykalsky Krai
    • Buriatia Republic (Buryatia)
      • Dzhida Basin
        • Zakamensk District
Damdinova, L. B., Damdinov, B. B., Huang, X. W., Bryansky, N. V., Khubanov, V. B., & Yudin, D. S. (2019). Age, Conditions of Formation, and Fluid Composition of the Pervomaiskoe Molybdenum Deposit (Dzhidinskoe Ore Field, South-Western Transbaikalia, Russia). Minerals, 9(10), 572.
The Moon
  • Apollonius Highlands
Mokhov A.V., Kartashov P.M., Bogatikov O.A. (2007) Moon under a microscope, - Moscow, Nauka, p.128 (in Rus.).
  • Mare Crisium
[AmMin 87:182]; Mokhov A.V., Kartashov P.M., e.a. (2007) Association of carbon-rich substance and native molybdenum in lunar regolith from Mare Crisium,- Doklady Earth Sciences, 415A(6), pp. 926-928.; Mokhov A.V., Kartashov P.M., e.a. (2007) Association of carbon-rich substance and native molybdenum in lunar regolith from Mare Crisium,- Doklady Earth Sciences, 415A(6), pp. 926-928.
  • Mare Fecunditatis
Mokhov A.V., Kartashov P.M., Bogatikov O.A. (2007) Moon under a microscope, - Moscow, Nauka, p.128 (in Rus.).
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