Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for EducatorsMindat Articles
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
Mining CompaniesStatisticsThe ElementsUsersBooks & MagazinesMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

Laffittite from
Getchell Mine (North Pit; Center pit; South pit), Adam Peak, Potosi District, Osgood Mts, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA

Locality type:Mine
Classification
Species:Laffittite
Formula:AgHgAsS3
Habit:Occurs in grains about 1 mm large as dark red crystals
Colour:dark red
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:NBMG Spec. Pub. 31 Minerals of Nevada; Nakai,I. & Appleman, D.E. (1983): Laffitite, AgHgAsS3, crystal structure & second occurrence from the Getchell Mine, Nevada, American Mineralogist, 68: 235-244
Associated Minerals:
Associates:Getchellite
Orpiment
Realgar
Sphalerite
Stibnite
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Orpiment8 photos of Laffittite associated with Orpiment at this locality.
Realgar7 photos of Laffittite associated with Realgar at this locality.
Getchellite4 photos of Laffittite associated with Getchellite at this locality.
Quartz3 photos of Laffittite associated with Quartz at this locality.
Stibnite2 photos of Laffittite associated with Stibnite at this locality.
Calcite2 photos of Laffittite associated with Calcite at this locality.
Cinnabar1 photo of Laffittite associated with Cinnabar at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Laffittite data
Locality Data:Click here to view Getchell Mine (North Pit; Center pit; South pit), Adam Peak, Potosi District, Osgood Mts, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Laffittite
1.0km (0.6 miles) A Turquoise Ridge Mine, Adam Peak, Potosi District, Humboldt Co., Nevada, USA
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Public Relations by Blytheweigh.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2019, except where stated. Most political location boundaries are © OpenStreetMap contributors. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: June 21, 2019 01:05:53
Go to top of page