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Tedhadleyite

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About TedhadleyiteHide

Ted A. Hadley
Formula:
(Hg+2)5Hg2+I2(Cl,Br)2O4
Colour:
Dark red - black
Lustre:
Adamantine, Sub-Metallic
Specific Gravity:
9.43 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
Triclinic
Name:
Named in honor of Ted A. Hadley (b. 1961), amateur mineral collector of Sunnyvale, California. He helped collect the mercury bearing samples that included the type specimen. He was also president of the Bay Area Mineralogists.
Chemically related to CCUK-15.


Classification of TedhadleyiteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
2001
First Published:
2002
Approval History:
IMA2001-035
3.DD.40

3 : HALIDES
D : Oxyhalides, hydroxyhalides and related double halides
D : With Hg
10.6.14.

10 : OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
6 : AmBn(O,OH)pXq

Physical Properties of TedhadleyiteHide

Adamantine, Sub-Metallic
Transparency:
Translucent, Opaque
Colour:
Dark red - black
Streak:
Red
Tenacity:
Brittle
Cleavage:
Poor/Indistinct
Poor {010}
Fracture:
Irregular/Uneven
Density:
9.43 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Chemical Properties of TedhadleyiteHide

Formula:
(Hg+2)5Hg2+I2(Cl,Br)2O4
IMA Formula:
Hg2+Hg1+10O4I2(Cl,Br)2
Idealised Formula:
(Hg+2)5Hg2+I2Cl2O4

Crystallography of TedhadleyiteHide

Crystal System:
Triclinic
Twinning:
Not observed

Type Occurrence of TedhadleyiteHide

General Appearance of Type Material:
Spheroidal mass, 0.3 mm.
Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Systematic Reference Series of the National Mineral Collection at the Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, NMC68088.
Reference:
Roberts, A.C., Cooper, M.A., Hawthorne, F.C., Criddle, A.J., Stirling, J.A.R., Dunning, G.E. (2002) Tedhadleyite, Hg2+Hg1+10O4I2(Cl, Br)2, a new mineral species from the Clear Creek Claim, San Benito County, California. The Canadian Mineralogist: 40: 909-914.

Synonyms of TedhadleyiteHide

Other Language Names for TedhadleyiteHide

Simplified Chinese:氧氯碘汞矿
Spanish:Tedhadleyita
Traditional Chinese:氧氯碘汞礦

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

3.DD.05Eglestonite(Hg2+2)3OCl3(OH)Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Ia3d
3.DD.05Kadyrelite(Hg2+2)3OBr3(OH)Iso.
3.DD.10Poyarkovite(Hg2+2)3Cl2O2Mon. 2/m : B2/b
3.DD.15Hanawaltite(Hg2+2)3Hg2+(Cl,OH)2O3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
3.DD.20Terlinguaite(Hg2+2)Hg2+2Cl2O2Mon. 2/m : B2/m
3.DD.25PinchiteHg2+5Cl2O4Orth.
3.DD.30Gianellaite[(NHg2)2](SO4)(H2O)xIso. 4 3m : F4 3m
3.DD.30Mosesite(Hg2N)(Cl,SO4,MoO4) · H2OIso.
3.DD.35Kleinite(Hg2N)(Cl,SO4) · nH2OHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
3.DD.45Vasilyevite(Hg+2)10I3Br2Cl(CO3)O6Tric. 1 : P1
3.DD.50Aurivilliusite(Hg+2)0.5Hg2+(I,Br,Cl)OMon. 2/m : B2/b
3.DD.55TerlinguacreekiteHg2+3Cl2O2Orth.
3.DD.60Kelyanite(Hg+2)6Sb3+BrCl2O6Mon.
3.DD.65ComancheiteHg2+55N3–24(NH2,OH)4(Cl,Br)34Orth.

Fluorescence of TedhadleyiteHide

Not fluorescent under long and short wave UV

Other InformationHide

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 TedhadleyiteHide

Reference List:
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Roberts, A.C., Cooper, M.A., Hawthorne, F.C., Criddle, A.J., Stirling, J.A.R., Dunning, G.E. (2002) Tedhadleyite, Hg2+Hg1+10O4I2(Cl, Br)2, a new mineral species from the Clear Creek Claim, San Benito County, California. The Canadian Mineralogist: 40: 909-914.
Jambor, J.L., Roberts, A.C. (2003) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 88: 475-479.
Mandarino, J.A. (2003) New minerals. The Canadian Mineralogist: 41: 1309-1319.
Cooper, M.A., Hawthorne, F.C. (2009) The crystal structure of tedhadleyite, Hg2+Hg1+10O4I2(Cl,Br)2. Mineralogical Magazine: 73: 227-234.

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Localities for TedhadleyiteHide

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Locality ListHide

- This locality has map coordinates listed. - This locality has estimated coordinates. ⓘ - Click for further information on this occurrence. ? - Indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. - Good crystals or important locality for species. - World class for species or very significant. (TL) - Type Locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) - First Recorded Locality for everything else (eg varieties). Struck out - Mineral was erroneously reported from this locality. Faded * - Never found at this locality but inferred to have existed at some point in the past (eg from pseudomorphs.)

All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
USA (TL)
 
  • California
    • San Benito Co.
      • Diablo Range
        • New Idria District
          • Goat Mountain
Canadian Mineralogist (2002): 40(3): 909-914.
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