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Bogdanovite

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About BogdanoviteHide

Formula:
(Au,Te,Pb)3(Cu,Fe)
Colour:
Rose brown to bronze
Lustre:
Metallic
Hardness:
Crystal System:
Isometric
Name:
For Aleksei Alekseevich Bogdanov (1907-1971), Russian geologist.
Dimorph of:
This page provides mineralogical data about Bogdanovite.


Classification of BogdanoviteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
1978
2.BA.80

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
B : Metal Sulfides, M: S > 1: 1 (mainly 2: 1)
A : With Cu, Ag, Au
2.2.3.1

2 : SULFIDES
2 : AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 3:1
3.3.13

3 : Sulphides, Selenides, Tellurides, Arsenides and Bismuthides (except the arsenides, antimonides and bismuthides of Cu, Ag and Au, which are included in Section 1)
3 : Sulphides etc. of Au

Physical Properties of BogdanoviteHide

Metallic
Colour:
Rose brown to bronze
Hardness:
4½ on Mohs scale

Chemical Properties of BogdanoviteHide

Formula:
(Au,Te,Pb)3(Cu,Fe)
Common Impurities:
Ag,Se

Crystallography of BogdanoviteHide

Crystal System:
Isometric
Cell Parameters:
a = 4.087 Å
Unit Cell V:
68.27 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Morphology:
Massive
Comment:
pseudocubic, probably orthorhombic.

Type Occurrence of BogdanoviteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Fersman Museum
Geological Setting of Type Material:
Secondary zone
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Synonyms of BogdanoviteHide

Other Language Names for BogdanoviteHide

German:Bogdanovit
Simplified Chinese:碲铁铜金矿
Spanish:Bogdanovita

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Pyrite1 photo of Bogdanovite associated with Pyrite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

2.BA.AlburniteAg8GeTe2S4Iso.
2.BA.DzierżanowskiteCaCu2S2Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3m1
2.BA.05ChalcociteCu2SMon. 2/m : P21/b
2.BA.05DjurleiteCu31S16Mon. 2/m
2.BA.05GeeriteCu8S5Trig. 3
2.BA.05RoxbyiteCu9S5Tric. 1 : P1
2.BA.10AniliteCu7S4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
2.BA.10DigeniteCu9S5Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
2.BA.15BorniteCu5FeS4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbca
2.BA.20BellidoiteCu2SeTet. 4/m : P42/n
2.BA.20BerzelianiteCu2SeIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
2.BA.25AthabascaiteCu5Se4Orth.
2.BA.25UmangiteCu3Se2Tet.
2.BA.30RickarditeCu7Te5Orth.
2.BA.30WeissiteCu2-xTeHex.
2.BA.35AcanthiteAg2SMon. 2/m : P21/m
2.BA.40MckinstryiteAg5-xCu3+xS4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
2.BA.40StromeyeriteAgCuSOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
2.BA.40dUM2003-13-S:AgAuCuAg6AuCu2S5
2.BA.45JalpaiteAg3CuS2Tet.
2.BA.45SelenojalpaiteAg3CuSe2Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I41/amd
2.BA.50EucairiteAgCuSeOrth.
2.BA.55AguilariteAg4SeSMon. 2/m
2.BA.55NaumanniteAg2SeOrth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
2.BA.60CervelleiteAg4TeSMon. 2/m
2.BA.60HessiteAg2TeMon. 2/m : P21/b
2.BA.60ChenguodaiteAg9Fe3+Te2S4Orth.
2.BA.65Henryite(Cu,Ag)3+xTe2 , with x ~ 0.40 Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3c
2.BA.65StütziteAg5-xTe3, x = 0.24-0.36Hex. 6 : P6
2.BA.70ArgyroditeAg8GeS6Orth. mm2 : Pna21
2.BA.70CanfielditeAg8SnS6Orth. mm2
2.BA.70Putzite(Cu4.7Ag3.3)GeS6Iso. 4 3m : F4 3m
2.BA.75FischesseriteAg3AuSe2Iso. 4 3 2 : I41 3 2
2.BA.75Penzhinite(Ag,Cu)4Au(S,Se)4Hex.
2.BA.75PetrovskaiteAuAg(S,Se)Mon.
2.BA.75PetziteAg3AuTe2Iso. 4 3 2 : I41 3 2
2.BA.75UytenbogaardtiteAg3AuS2Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3c
2.BA.80Bezsmertnovite(Au,Ag)4Cu(Te,Pb)Orth.
2.BA.80BilibinskitePbCu2Au3Te2Iso.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

3.3.1CalaveriteAuTe2Mon.
3.3.2KrenneriteAu3AgTe8Orth. mm2 : Pma2
3.3.3KostoviteCuAuTe4Orth.
3.3.4UytenbogaardtiteAg3AuS2Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3c
3.3.5FischesseriteAg3AuSe2Iso. 4 3 2 : I41 3 2
3.3.6PetrovskaiteAuAg(S,Se)Mon.
3.3.7PetziteAg3AuTe2Iso. 4 3 2 : I41 3 2
3.3.8MuthmanniteAuAgTe2Mon. 2/m : P2/m
3.3.9Sylvanite(Au,Ag)2Te4Mon. 2/m : P2/b
3.3.10Penzhinite(Ag,Cu)4Au(S,Se)4Hex.
3.3.11Bezsmertnovite(Au,Ag)4Cu(Te,Pb)Orth.
3.3.12BilibinskitePbCu2Au3Te2Iso.
3.3.14Montbrayite(Au,Ag,Sb,Bi,Pb)23(Te,Sb,Bi,Pb)38Tric.

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 BogdanoviteHide

Reference List:
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American Mineralogist: 64: 1329.
American Mineralogist: 76: 2025-2026.
Vestnik Moskovskolo Universiteta, Ser. Geol.: 1: 44-52.
Novye dannye o mineralakh. Nauka, Moskva: 37: 138-145.

Internet Links for BogdanoviteHide

Localities for BogdanoviteHide

ⓘ - 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.
Belgium
 
  • Luxembourg Province
    • Stavelot Massif
      • Vielsalm
        • Salmchâteau
http://perso.infonie.be/jose.dehove/photos/Salmchateau.htm
Canada
 
  • Ontario
    • Thunder Bay District
      • Coldwell complex
Ames, D.E., Kjarsgaard, I.M., McDonald, A.M. & Good, D.J. (2017) Insights into the extreme PGE enrichment of the W Horizon, Marathon Cu-Pd deposit, Coldwell Alkaline Complex, Canada: Platinum-group mineralogy, compositions and genetic implications. Ore Geplogy Reviews 2017, xx-xx.
      • Seagull Lake Area
        • Seagull Lake complex
Wilson, G., & Harper, G. (2013). Nipigon Reefs Project: A New Look at the PGE-bearing Seagull Mafic-Ultramafic Complex. Field Guide to the Copper-Nickel-Platinum Group Element Deposits of the Lake Superior Region, Precambrian Research Center Guidebook, 13-01.
Denmark
 
  • Greenland
    • Sermersooq
Nielsen, T. F., Andersen, J. Ø., Holness, M. B., Keiding, J. K., Rudashevsky, N. S., Rudashevsky, V. N., ... & Veksler, I. V. (2015). The Skaergaard PGE and gold deposit: the result of in situ fractionation, sulphide saturation, and magma chamber-scale precious metal redistribution by immiscible Fe-rich melt. Journal of Petrology, 56(8), 1643-1676.
Kazakhstan
 
  • Akmola
Handbook of Mineralogy
  • East Kazakhstan
    • Kurchumskiy District
Глоба В.А. Месторождение Манка - новый геолого-промышленный тип месторождений золота. // Изв. НАН РК, Сер. геол. 2006, 5(403), с.20-28.
Mexico
 
Extra Lapis English No. 5 Gold
Republic of Macedonia
 
  • Probistip
    • Kratovo-Zletovo ore District
Serafimovski, T., Zlatkov, G., & Tasev, G. (2015). Calculation of variation and ore-bearing coefficients in the Plavica epithermal polymetallic deposit, Eastern Macedonia. 15th International Multidisciplinary Scientific Geoconference SGEM 2015, 3, 119-127.; Serafimovski, T., Volkov, A. V., Serafimovski, D., Tasev, G., Ivanovski, I., & Murashov, K. Y. (2017). Plavica epithermal Au–Ag–Cu deposit in eastern Macedonia: Geology and 3D model of valuable component distribution in ore. Geology of Ore Deposits, 59(4), 296-304.
Russia (TL)
 
  • Kamchatka Krai
    • Central Kamchatka mining district
Extra Lapis English No. 5 Gold; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Andreeva, E. D., Matsueda, H., Okrugin, V. M., Takahashi, R., & Ono, S. (2013). Au–Ag–Te Mineralization of the Low‐Sulfidation Epithermal Aginskoe Deposit, Central Kamchatka, Russia. Resource Geology, 63(4), 337-349.; Okrugina, V. and Elena Andreeva (2014) Volcanic-related epithermal deposits in Kamchatka volcanic arc (North-East of Pacific region). in Abstract Volume IAGR Conference Series No. 20, pp.107–109
  • Zabaykalsky Krai
    • Buriatia Republic (Buryatia)
      • Okinsky District
        • Muya District
Extra Lapis English No. 5 Gold; Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow
    • Chitinskaya Oblast
      • Kodar–Udokan district
        • Udokan
Gongalsky, B. I., Safonov, Y. G., Krivolutskaya, N. A., Prokof’ev, V. Y., & Yushin, A. A. (2007) A new type of gold-platinum-copper mineralization in northern Transbaikalia. In Doklady Earth Sciences (Vol. 415, No. 1, pp. 671-674). Nauka/Interperiodica.
USA
 
  • Arizona
    • Cochise Co.
      • Mule Mts
        • Warren District
[MinRec 24:421]
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 140; Graeme, R. (1993), Bisbee revisited, Min.Rec.: 24: 421-436.
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