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Klockmannite

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Formula:
CuSe
System:
Hexagonal
Hardness:
2 - 2½
Name:
For German mineralogist Friedrich Klockmann (1858-1937), from Aachen.
The Se analogue of covellite.

Classification of Klockmannite

Valid - first described prior to 1959 (pre-IMA) - "Grandfathered"
2.CA.05b

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
C : Metal Sulfides, M: S = 1: 1 (and similar)
A : With Cu
2.8.12.2

2 : SULFIDES
8 : AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
3.1.14

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

Year of Discovery:
1928

Physical Properties of Klockmannite

Hardness (Mohs):
2 - 2½

Crystallography of Klockmannite

Crystal System:
Hexagonal
Cell Parameters:
a = 3.94Å, c = 17.25Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 4.378
Unit Cell Volume:
V 231.91 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Chemical Properties of Klockmannite

Formula:
CuSe
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:
Common Impurities:
Ag

Relationship of Klockmannite to other Species

2.CA.05aCovelliteCuS
2.CA.05cSpionkopiteCu39S28
2.CA.05dYarrowiteCu9S8
2.CA.10NukundamiteCu3.4Fe0.6S4
2.CA.15CalvertiteCu5Ge0.5S4
3.1.1ChalcociteCu2S
3.1.2DjurleiteCu31S16
3.1.3DigeniteCu9S5
3.1.4AniliteCu7S4
3.1.5RoxbyiteCu9S5
3.1.6SpionkopiteCu39S28
3.1.7GeeriteCu8S5
3.1.8CovelliteCuS
3.1.9BerzelianiteCu2Se
3.1.10BellidoiteCu2Se
3.1.11UmangiteCu3Se2
3.1.12YarrowiteCu9S8
3.1.13AthabascaiteCu5Se4
3.1.15Krut'aiteCuSe2
3.1.16WeissiteCu2-xTe
3.1.17RickarditeCu7Te5
3.1.18VulcaniteCuTe
3.1.19BambollaiteCu(Se,Te)2
3.1.20LautiteCuAsS
3.1.21MgriiteCu3AsSe3
3.1.22CubaniteCuFe2S3
3.1.23BorniteCu5FeS4
3.1.24FukuchiliteCu3FeS8
3.1.25ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
3.1.26MooihoekiteCu9Fe9S16
3.1.27HaycockiteCu4Fe5S8
3.1.28IsocubaniteCuFe2S3
3.1.29IdaiteCu5FeS6
3.1.30NukundamiteCu3.4Fe0.6S4
3.1.31PutoraniteCu9(Fe,Ni)9S16
3.1.32Orickite2CuFeS2 · H2O
3.1.33EskeborniteCuFeSe2
3.1.34Chaméanite(Cu,Fe)4As(Se,S)4
3.1.35TalnakhiteCu9(Fe,Ni)8S16

Other Names for Klockmannite

Name in Other Languages:
Simplified Chinese:六方硒铜矿
硒铜蓝
Spanish:Klockmannita
Traditional Chinese:六方硒銅礦
硒銅藍

Other Information

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 Klockmannite

Reference List:
Ramdohr (1928), Cbl. Min.: 225.

Schneiderhöhn and Ramdohr (1931): 2: 317.

Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged, 834pp.: 249.

Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (1981): 197-205.

Internet Links for Klockmannite

Localities for Klockmannite

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.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
Argentina
 
  • La Rioja
    • Chilecito department
      • Sañogasta
M.K. de Brodtkorb (ed.) (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina, (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina)
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
    • Famatina department
      • Famatina
        • Puerto Alegre
Paar, et al. (1996): Revista de la Asociacion Geologica Argentina 51 (4):304-312
    • General Lamadrid department
      • Villa Castelli
Economic Geology (1997) 92, 468-484.
de Brodtkorb, M. K., & Crosta, S. (2010). Reseña de la ubicación geográfica de los seleniuros de la Sierra de Umango, provincia de La Rioja. Revista de la Asociación Geológica Argentina, 67(2), 272-279.
Milka K. de BRODTKORB and Sabrina CROSTA (2010) RESEÑA DE LA UBICACIÓN GEOGRÁFICA DE LOS SELENIUROS DE LA SIERRA DE UMANGO, PROVINCIA DE LA RIOJA. Revista de la Asociación Geológica Argentina 67 (2), 272 - 277.
Ramdohr, P. (1928) Klockmannit, ein natürliches Kupferselenid. Centralblatt für Mineralogie A, 225- 232 (as "Sierra de Umango"); Earley, J.W. (1949) American Mineralogist, 34, 435ff (as "Sierra de Umango"); DE BRODTKORB, Milka K. Precious metaltellurides and other Te-bearing minerals in different paragenesis of Argentina: A review. Rev. Asoc. Geol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.64, n.3, pp. 365-372.; Paar, W. H., Putz, H., Topa, D., de Brodtkorb, M. K., & Sureda, R. J. (2005, January). Occurrence and paragenesis of tellurium in mineral deposits of Argentina. In Mineral Deposit Research: Meeting the Global Challenge (pp. 1419-1422). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Milka K. de BRODTKORB and Sabrina CROSTA (2010) RESEÑA DE LA UBICACIÓN GEOGRÁFICA DE LOS SELENIUROS DE LA SIERRA DE UMANGO, PROVINCIA DE LA RIOJA. Revista de la Asociación Geológica Argentina 67 (2), 272 - 277.
Milka K. de Brodtkorb (2002) Las Especies Minerales de la Republica Argentina. Vol. 1 (elements, sulphides and sulphosalts). (Asociacion Mineralogica Argentina); de Brodtkorb, M. K., & Crosta, S. (2010). Reseña de la ubicación geográfica de los seleniuros de la Sierra de Umango, provincia de La Rioja. Revista de la Asociación Geológica Argentina, 67(2), 272-279.
Ramdohr, P. (1928) Klockmannit, ein natürliches Kupferselenid. Centralblatt für Mineralogie A, 225- 232; Earley, J.W. (1949) American Mineralogist, 34, 435ff; Economic Geology (1997) 92, 468-484.
No reference listed
    • Vinchina Department
Recursos Minerales de la Republica Argentina, E. O. Zappettini Ed., Buenos Aires 1999 ISSN 0328-2325
Can. Min. Vol. 42, 1745-1755 (2004).
  • Mendoza
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
      • Cerro de Cacheuta
Ahlfeld Friedrich and Angelelll Vlctorio 1948 Las especies minerales de la Republica Argentina Univ Nac Tucumftn Inst Geologla y Mineria Jujuy Pub no 458 p 47 48 49 50 54 67 69 70 71 120 121 133 134
Australia
 
  • Queensland
    • Tablelands Region
      • Mareeba Shire
        • Dimbulah
Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Austria
 
  • Lower Austria
    • Industrieviertel
      • Bucklige Welt
        • Aspang-Markt
          • Kirchschlag
            • Judenbauer
Kolitsch, U. (2014): 1892) Akanthit, Allanit-(Ce), Albit, Bohdanowiczit, Bornit, Calcit, Chalkopyrit, Chalkosin, Clausthalit, ein Mineral der Crichtonitgruppe, Chrysokoll, Covellin, Dravit, Fluorapatit, Hamatit, Ilmenit, Klinochlor, Klockmannit, Kupfer, Limonit, Malachit, Muskovit, Naumannit, Phlogopit, Quarz, Rutil, Tiemannit, Uraninit, Xenotim-(Y) und Zirkon aus einem kleinen Steinbruch beim Judenbauer, nordwestlich Kirchschlag in der Buckligen Welt, Niederösterreich. Pp. 127-130 in Niedermayr, G. et al. (2014): Neue Mineralfunde aus Österreich LXIII. Carinthia II, 204./124., 65-146.
Bolivia
 
  • Potosí Department
    • Antonio Quijarro Province
[MinRec 21:133]
Canada
 
  • Nunavut Territory
    • Kivalliq Region
      • Baker Lake
Richard Gunter Collection
  • Ontario
    • Algoma District
      • Peever Township
J. A. Mandarino (1965): Molybdomenite from the Ranwick uranium mine, Montreal River area, Ontario. Can. Mineral. 8, 149-158.
    • Cochrane District
      • Timmins area
        • Kidd Township
ontariominerals.com
  • Québec
    • Abitibi-Témiscamingue
      • Rouyn-Noranda TE
Sabina (2003) 66.
  • Saskatchewan
    • Beaverlodge Region
J. Traill (1952) Synthesis and x-ray study of uranium sulphate minerals . American Mineralogist 37:394-406.
        • Beaverlodge Lake
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
        • Melville Lake
          • Eagle shaft area
Can Min 10:787-796
      • Lake Athabasca
        • Uranium City
Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Chile
 
  • Atacama Region
    • Chañaral Province
      • Salitrosa-Porvenir district
Atlas of Ore Minerals, Picot and Johan (1982)
China
 
  • Hubei Province
    • Enshi Autonomous Prefecture (E'xi Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Enshi Co.
Caixia Feng, Jiajun Liu, and Shen Liu (2002): Mineral Deposits 21(suppl.), 812-815; Linbo Yao and Zhenmin Gao (2002): Mineral Deposits 21(suppl.), 837-840; Hanjie Wen, Carignan, J., Yuzhuo Qiu, and Shirong Liu (2006): Environmental Science and Technology 40(4), 1126-1132; Handong Qian, Zhenghua Zhao, Xiang Zheng, Chengyi Lin, Jiahu Zeng, Xuemei Wu, and Wu Chen (2006): Acta Geologica Sinica 80(11), 1706-1710
  • Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region
    • Alxa League (Alashan Prefecture)
      • Alxa Right Banner (Alashan Youqi)
Jiayong Pan, Chengdong Liu, Guolin Guo, Anping Chen, Fazheng Chen, Zhaobin Yan, Yiping Chen, and Rengui Wu (2009): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 29(1), 44-48
  • Sichuan Province
    • Liangshan Autonomous Prefecture
      • Huili Co.
Zhi Li, Zhenjie Chen, and Fengge Wang (1973): Geology and Prospecting 10(2), 20-24; Dequan Shuai and Fengming Fu (1983): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 3(4), 318-320
Czech Republic
 
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Central Bohemia Region
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
    • Hradec Králové Region
      • Krkonoše Mtn (Riesengebirge)
Kopecký, S., Pauliš, P., Škoda, R. (2010): Nový nález selenidů na výskytu uranových rud Černý Důl v Krkonoších (Česká republika) [New occurrence of selenides from the Černý Důl uranium deposit in the Giant Mountains (Czech Republic)]. Bulletin mineralogicko-petrologického oddělení 18 (2), 43-49.
  • Moravia (Mähren; Maehren)
    • Olomouc Region
      • Javorník (Jauernig)
Sejkora, J., Plášil, J., Litochleb, J., Škácha, P., Pavlícek, R. (2012): A selenide association with macroscopic umangite from the abandoned uranium deposit Zálesí, Rychlebské hory Mountains (Czech Republic). Bulletin mineralogicko-petrologického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 20, 187-196 (in Czech with English abstract).
    • Vysočina Region
      • Nové Město na Moravě
Kvaček, M.: Selenides from the deposits of Western Moravia, Czechoslovakia – Part II. Acta Universitatis Carolinae – Geologica, 1979, vol. 23, nos. 1-2, s. 15-38. ; Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Kvaček, M.: Selenides from the deposits of Western Moravia, Czechoslovakia – Part II. Acta Universitatis Carolinae – Geologica, 1979, vol. 23, nos. 1-2, s. 15-38.
Kvaček, M.: Selenides from the deposits of Western Moravia, Czechoslovakia – Part II. Acta Universitatis Carolinae – Geologica, 1979, vol. 23, nos. 1-2, s. 15-38.
      • Žďár nad Sázavou
        • Rožná deposit
Vavřín, I.: Nové poznatky o selenidech Českého masívu. Bulletin Mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 1994, roč. 2, s. 82-89. ; Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
 
  • Katanga (Shaba)
    • Katanga Copper Crescent
      • Shinkolobwe
Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Finland
 
  • Eastern Finland Region
    • Joensuu
http://en.gtk.fi/ExplorationFinland/Commodities/Uranium/paukkajanvaara.html
France
 
  • Alsace
    • Haut-Rhin
      • Thur valley (Thann valley)
        • Kruth
Hohl: "Minéraux et Mines du Massif Vosgien", Editions du Rhin (Mulhouse), 1994
  • Midi-Pyrénées
    • Aveyron
      • Entraygues-sur-Truyère
Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Germany
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Black Forest
      • Menzenschwand
Walenta: "Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes", Weise (Munich), 1992
  • Bavaria
    • Franconia
      • Fichtelgebirge
        • Weißenstadt
          • Großschloppen
Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990; DILL, H. G. and KOLB, S.G. (1986): The Großschloppen-Hebanz uranium occurrences. A prototype of mineralized structure zones associated with desilification and silification processes (F.R. Germany/N Bavaria). - In: Uranium Vein-Type Deposits (Ed. H.D. Fuchs), International Atomic Energy Agency, 287-303
    • Upper Palatinate
      • Wölsendorf Fluorite Mining District
Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", Weise (Munich), 1990
  • Lower Saxony
    • Harz
      • Bad Sachsa
        • Zorge
Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
      • Clausthal-Zellerfeld
        • Rosenhof veins
          • Lerbach
Weiss: "Mineralfundstellen, Deutschland West", 1990
      • St Andreasberg District
        • Sieber
Heider, J. (2014): Die Selenidmineralisation der Grube Henriette. Aufschluss, 65, 216-226.
        • St Andreasberg
Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
  • Saxony-Anhalt
    • Harz
      • Gernrode
        • Rieder
Schaarschmidt, H. (2007): Weltweit einmalig: Clausthalit als freie Kristalle aus dem Harz. Lapis 32 (3), 41-42. (in German); Heider, J. & Siemroth, J. (2012): Die Selenidmineralisation im Grauwacke-Tagebau Rieder bei Gernrode, Harz. Aufschluss, 63, 213-223.
Wittern: "Mineralfundorte in Deutschland", 2001
  • Saxony
    • Erzgebirge
      • Schlema-Hartenstein District
        • Alberoda
          • Shaft 366
The Canadian Mineralogist, V 42, 2004, pp. 1719-1732.
  • Thuringia
    • Gera
      • Ronneburg U deposit
T. Witzke & F. Rüger: Lapis 1998(7/8), 26-64
Mexico
 
  • Sonora
    • Mun. de Moctezuma
      • Moctezuma
In the collection of Brent Thorne.
Panczner(1987):108-401.; Bonev, I. K., Petrunov, R., Cook, N. J., & Ciobanu, C. L. (2005). Kostovite and its argentian varieties: Deposits and mineral associations. Geochem. Mineral. Petrol.(Bulg. Acad. Sci.), 42, 1-22.
Poland
 
  • Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie)
    • Gogołów-Jordanów Massif
      • Sobótka
Galuskin E. & Szełęg E. 2003: The first finding of Ag-amalgamates in rodingites (Nasławice, Lower Silesia, Poland). Mineralogical Society of Poland - Special Papers, 22, 48-50
    • Kłodzko District
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484;
Romania
 
  • Hunedoara Co.
    • Deva
Gheorghe C. POPESCU, Antonela NEACŞU, Mihaela CIOACĂ, D. FILIPESCU (2010): The selenium and Se-minerals in the Săcărâmb ore deposits – Metaliferi Mountains, Romania. Romanian Journal of Mineral Deposits, 84, 127-130.
Sweden
 
  • Östergötland
    • Valdemarsvik
Sandström, F. (2007): Skrikerum. Litiofilen 24 (1), 22-38; Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
  • Västerbotten
    • Boliden
No reference listed
Switzerland
 
  • Aargau
    • Rheinfelden
Stalder, H. A., Wagner, A., Graeser, S. and Stuker, P. (1998): "Mineralienlexikon der Schweiz", Wepf (Basel), p. 241.
UK
 
  • England
    • Devon
      • South Devon
        • Torquay
[Camm, 1995, 71 - "Gold in the Counties of Cornwall and Devon"]; C. J. Stanley, A. J. Criddle and D. Lloyd (1990) Precious and Base Metal Selenide Mineralization at Hope's Nose, Torquay, Devon. Mineralogical Magazine 54:485-493
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