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Clearcreekite

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Formula:
(Hg2+)1.5(CO3)(OH) · 2H2O
System:
Monoclinic
Colour:
Pale greenish yellow
Lustre:
This page provides mineralogical data about Clearcreekite.

Classification of Clearcreekite

Approved
5.DC.30

5 : CARBONATES (NITRATES)
D : Carbonates with additional anions, with H2O
C : With large cations
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Type Occurrence of Clearcreekite

Physical Properties of Clearcreekite

Colour:
Pale greenish yellow
Streak:
Pale greenish yellow

Crystallography of Clearcreekite

Crystal System:
Monoclinic

Optical Data of Clearcreekite

Type:
Biaxial
Dispersion:
r > v strong

Chemical Properties of Clearcreekite

Formula:
(Hg2+)1.5(CO3)(OH) · 2H2O
Essential elements:
All elements listed in formula:

Relationship of Clearcreekite to other Species

5.DC.05Ancylite-(Ce)SrCe(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
5.DC.05Calcioancylite-(Ce)(Ca,Sr)Ce(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
5.DC.05Calcioancylite-(Nd)Ca(Nd,La,Ce)(CO3)2(OH).H2O
5.DC.05Gysinite-(Nd)Pb(Nd,La)(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
5.DC.05Ancylite-(La)Sr(La,Ce)(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
5.DC.05Kozoite-(Nd)(Nd,La,Sm,Pr)(CO3)(OH)
5.DC.05Kozoite-(La)(La,Nd)(CO3)(OH)
5.DC.10Kamphaugite-(Y)Ca(Y,REE)(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
5.DC.15SheldrickiteNaCa3(CO3)2F3 · H2O
5.DC.20Thomasclarkite-(Y)(Na,Ce)(Y,REE)(HCO3)(OH)3 · 4H2O
5.DC.25Peterbaylissite(Hg2+)1.5(CO3)(OH) · 2H2O
5.DC.35NiveolaniteNaBe(CO3)(OH) · 2H2O

Other Names for Clearcreekite

Name in Other Languages:
Simplified Chinese:单斜羟碳汞石
Traditional Chinese:單斜羥碳汞石

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 Clearcreekite

Reference List:
Canadian Mineralogist: 39: 779-784.

Internet Links for Clearcreekite

Localities for Clearcreekite

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.
USA (TL)
 
  • California
    • San Benito Co.
      • Diablo Range
        • New Idria District
          • Picacho Peak
Mineralogical Record: 33: 162; Canadian Mineralogist (2001): 39: 779-784.
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