Advertisement

Hyperfine Interactions

, Volume 70, Issue 1–4, pp 945–948 | Cite as

197AU,57Fe and121Sb Mössbauer study of gold minerals and ores

  • J. Friedl
  • F. E. Wagner
  • J. A. Sawicki
  • D. C. Harris
  • J. A. Mandarino
  • Ph. Marion
Mineralogy, Geology and Archaeology

Abstract

A survey of the197Au Mössbauer spectra of naturally occurring gold species is given. Gold minerals have been studied as natural specimens or as synthetic analogues. Gold impurities have been identified in pyrites and arsenopyrites. An example of the use of121Sb, and57Fe Mössbauer spectroscopy in characterizing gold-bearing ore minerals is given.

Keywords

Spectroscopy Gold Thin Film Pyrite Gold Mineral 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. [1]
    L. J. Cabri, Canadian Mineralogist 25 (1987) 1.Google Scholar
  2. [2]
    D. C. Harris, Mineralium Deposita Suppl. 25 (1990) S3.CrossRefADSGoogle Scholar
  3. [3]
    Ph. Marion, J.-R. Regnard, and F. E. Wagner, Comptes Rend. Ser. II 302 (1986) 571.Google Scholar
  4. [4]
    F. E. Wagner, Ph. Marion and J.-R. Regnard, in:Gold 100, Proceedings of the International Conference on Gold, eds C. E. Fivaz and R. P. King, Vol. 2,Extractive Mctallurgy of Gold (Johannesburg, SAIMM, 1986) p. 435.Google Scholar
  5. [5]
    F. E. Wagner, Ph. Marion and J.-R. Regnard, Hyp. Int. 41 (1988) 851.ADSGoogle Scholar
  6. [6]
    F. E. Wagner, P. M. Swash and Ph. Marion, Hyp. Int. 46 (1989) 681.ADSGoogle Scholar
  7. [7]
    F. E. Wagner, J. A. Sawicki, J. Friedl, J. A. Mandarino and D. C. Harris, Canadian Mineralogist, in press.Google Scholar
  8. [8]
    F. Pertlik, Tschermaks Min. Petr. Mitteilungen 33 (1984) 203; 33 (1984) 253; Z. Kristallographic 169 (1984) 227.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. [9]
    F. Bachechi, American Mineralogist 57 (1972) 146.Google Scholar
  10. [10]
    D. C. Harris, A. C. Roberts, J. H. G. Laflamme and C. J. Stanley, Mineralogical Magazine 52 (1988) 691.Google Scholar
  11. [11]
    D. J. Erickson, L. D. Roberts, J. W. Burton and J. O. Thomson, Phys. Rev. B 3 (1971) 2180.CrossRefADSGoogle Scholar
  12. [12]
    M. Cathelineau, M.-Ch. Boiron, Ph. Holliger, Ph. Marion and M. Denis, in:The Geology of Gold Deposits: The Perspective in 1988, Economic Geology Monograph No. 6, eds. R Keays, R. Ramsay and D. Groves (1988) p. 328.Google Scholar
  13. [13]
    Ph. Marion, Thesis, Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine, Nancy 1988.Google Scholar
  14. [14]
    Z. Johan, E. Marcoux and M. Bonnemaison, Compltes Rend. Ser. II 308 (1989) 185.Google Scholar
  15. [15]
    R. W. G. Wyckoff,Crystal Structures, Vol. 1. (J. Wiley & Sons, New York, 1963) p. 356.Google Scholar
  16. [16]
    X. Wu, F. Delbove and J. C. Touray, Mineralium Deposita Suppl. 25 (1990) S8.CrossRefADSGoogle Scholar
  17. [17]
    X. Wu and F. Delbove, Economic Geology 84 (1989) 2029.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© J.C. Baltzer A.G., Scientific Publishing Company 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Friedl
    • 1
  • F. E. Wagner
    • 1
  • J. A. Sawicki
    • 2
  • D. C. Harris
    • 3
  • J. A. Mandarino
    • 4
  • Ph. Marion
    • 5
  1. 1.Physics DepartmentTechnical University of MunichGarchingGermany
  2. 2.AECL ResearchChalk River LaboratoriesOntarioCanada
  3. 3.Geological Survey of CanadaOttawa, OntarioCanada
  4. 4.Royal Ontario MuseumTorontoCanada
  5. 5.INPL-ENS Géologie Nancy, CRVMVandoeuvre-les-NancyFrance

Personalised recommendations