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Christite, a new thallium mineral from the Carlin gold deposit, Nevada

A. S. Radtke, F. W. Dickson, J. F. Slack and K. L. Brown
Christite, a new thallium mineral from the Carlin gold deposit, Nevada
American Mineralogist (June 1977) 62 (5-6): 421-425

Abstract

Christite, TIHgAsS (sub 3) , occurs with realgar, orpiment, and lorandite in barite veins and with realgar, lorandite, and getchellite in mineralized carbonaceous silty dolomite in the Carlin gold deposit, north-central Nevada. The mineral is named for Dr. Charles L. Christ of the U.S. Geological Survey. The colour is crimson or deep red, but varies to bright orange in thinner plates and crystals; the streak is bright orange, and the luster is adamantine. the mineral is monoclinic, space group P2 (sub 1) /n.


ISSN: 0003-004X
EISSN: 1945-3027
Coden: AMMIAY
Serial Title: American Mineralogist
Serial Volume: 62
Serial Issue: 5-6
Title: Christite, a new thallium mineral from the Carlin gold deposit, Nevada
Affiliation: U. S. Geol. Surv., Menlo Park, Calif., United States
Pages: 421-425
Published: 197706
Text Language: English
Publisher: Mineralogical Society of America, Washington, DC, United States
References: 12
Accession Number: 1977-044359
Categories: Mineralogy
Document Type: Serial
Bibliographic Level: Analytic
Illustration Description: illus. incl. tables
N40°30'00" - N40°45'00", W116°15'00" - W116°00'00"
Secondary Affiliation: Stanford Univ.,
Country of Publication: United States
Secondary Affiliation: GeoRef, Copyright 2017, American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data supplied by Institute of Geological and Nuclear Sciences Limited (GNS Science), Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Update Code: 1977
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