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Edenharterite

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Formula:
TlPbAs3S6
System:
Orthorhombic
Colour:
Brownish-black
Hardness:
2½ - 3
This page provides mineralogical data about Edenharterite.


Classification of Edenharterite

Approved
2.HD.35

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
H : Sulfosalts of SnS archetype
D : With Tl
3.7.10.2

3 : SULFOSALTS
7 : ø = 2

Physical Properties of Edenharterite

Colour:
Brownish-black
Streak:
Red
Hardness (Mohs):
2½ - 3

Chemical Properties of Edenharterite

IMA Formula:
TlPbAs3S6
Elements listed in formula:
Common Impurities:
Sn

Crystallography of Edenharterite

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Cell Parameters:
a = 15.46 Å, b = 47.5 Å, c = 5.84 Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.325 : 1 : 0.123
Unit Cell Volume:
V 4,288.60 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Type Occurrence of Edenharterite

Relationship of Edenharterite to other Species

2.HD.05LoránditeTlAsS2
2.HD.05WeissbergiteTlSbS2
2.HD.15ChristiteTlHgAsS3
2.HD.20JankovićiteTl5Sb9(As,Sb)4S22
2.HD.25RebuliteTl5Sb5As8S22
2.HD.30ImhofiteTl5.8As15.4S26
2.HD.40JentschiteTlPbAs2SbS6
2.HD.45HutchinsoniteTlPbAs5S9
2.HD.50BernarditeTlAs5S8
2.HD.55SicheriteTlAg2(As,Sb)3S6
2.HD.60GabrieliteTl2AgCu2As3S7

Other Names for Edenharterite

Name in Other Languages:

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 Edenharterite

Reference List:
Graeser, St. & Schwander, H. (1992): Edenharterite (TlPbAs3S6): a new mineral from Lengenbach, Binntal (Switzerland). European Journal of Mineralogy: 4, 1265-1270.

Berlepsch, P. (1996): Crystal structure and crystal chemistry of the homeotypes edenharterite (TIPbAs3S6) and jentschite (TIPbAs2SbS6) from Lengenbach, Binntal (Switzerland). Schweizerische mineralogische und petrographische Mitteilungen 26, 147-157.

Zeitschrift für Kristallographie: 165: 261.

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Localities for Edenharterite

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.
Switzerland (TL)
 
  • Wallis (Valais)
    • Binn Valley
      • Fäld (Imfeld; Im Feld; Feld)
Graeser, St. & Schwander, H. (1992): Edenharterite (TlPbAs3S6): a new mineral from Lengenbach, Binntal (Switzerland). European Journal of Mineralogy 4, 1265-1270.; Praeger, M. (2012): Edenharterit von Lengenbach, Binntal (Schweiz). Lapis, 37 (12), 32.
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