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Hakite-(Hg)

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About Hakite-(Hg)Hide

Formula:
Cu6Cu4Hg2Sb4Se12Se
Colour:
Grey-brown to creamy-white
Lustre:
Metallic
Hardness:
Specific Gravity:
6.3 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
Isometric
Name:
Named in honor of Jaroslav Hak (1931 Kutna Hora, Czechoslovakia - ), Czech mineralogist, Institute of Ore Research, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic.
Isostructural with:
Tetrahedrite Group. Unique combination of elements.

See also Cd-hakite and Zn-hakite.

Renamed from hakite due to the acceptance of the IMA 18-K proposal.


Classification of Hakite-(Hg)Hide

Approved
Approval Year:
1970
First Published:
1971
2.GB.05

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
G : Sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites
B : Neso-sulfarsenites, etc. with additional S
3.3.6.4

3 : SULFOSALTS
3 : 3 <ø < 4
5.4.9

5 : Sulphosalts - Sulpharsenites and Sulphobismuthites (those containing Sn, Ge,or V are in Section 6)
4 : Sulpharsenites etc. of Zn and Hg

Pronounciation of Hakite-(Hg)Hide

Pronounciation:
PlayRecorded byCountry
Jolyon & Katya RalphUnited Kingdom

Physical Properties of Hakite-(Hg)Hide

Metallic
Transparency:
Opaque
Colour:
Grey-brown to creamy-white
Streak:
White
Hardness:
4½ on Mohs scale
Hardness:
VHN40=306 kg/mm2 - Vickers
Density:
6.3 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of Hakite-(Hg)Hide

Type:
Isotropic
Colour in reflected light:
Creamy white to clear brown

Chemical Properties of Hakite-(Hg)Hide

Formula:
Cu6Cu4Hg2Sb4Se12Se
IMA Formula:
Cu6[Cu4Hg2]Sb4Se13
Idealised Formula:
(Cu,Hg,Ag)12Sb4(Se,S)13
Common Impurities:
As

Crystallography of Hakite-(Hg)Hide

Crystal System:
Isometric
Class (H-M):
4 3m - Hextetrahedral
Space Group:
I4 3m
Cell Parameters:
a = 10.83 Å
Unit Cell V:
1270.24 ų
Z:
8
Morphology:
Anhedral grains to 0.3mm

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
3.140 Å(100)
2.910 Å(70)
2.568 Å(60)
1.985 Å(70)
1.925 Å(90)
1.764 Å(60)
1.639 Å(80)

Type Occurrence of Hakite-(Hg)Hide

General Appearance of Type Material:
anhedral grains, to 0.3 mm
Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic; National School of Mines, Paris, France
Geological Setting of Type Material:
in epithermal calcite veins
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Synonyms of Hakite-(Hg)Hide

Other Language Names for Hakite-(Hg)Hide

Simplified Chinese:硒黝铜矿
Spanish:Hakita
Traditional Chinese:硒黝銅礦

Relationship of Hakite-(Hg) to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
ArgentotennantiteAg6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12SIso. 4 3m : I4 3m
Argentotetrahedrite-(Fe)Ag6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12SIso. 4 3m : I4 3m
Freibergite(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe2+2Sb4S12Iso. 4 3m : I4 3m
GirauditeCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4Se12SIso. 4 3m : I4 3m
Goldfieldite(Cu102)Te4S12SIso. 4 3m : I4 3m
Kenoargentotetrahedrite-(Fe)(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe2+2Sb4S12
Rozhdestvenskayaite-(Zn)Ag6Ag4Zn2Sb4S12SIso. 4 3m : I4 3m
TennantiteCu6[Cu4(X)2]As4S12SIso. 4 3m : I4 3m
Tennantite-(Fe)Cu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S13
Tennantite-(Zn)Cu6Cu4(Zn,Fe2+)2As4S12S
TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13Iso. 4 3m : I4 3m
Tetrahedrite-(Fe)Cu6[Cu4(Fe,Zn)2]Sb4S12S
Tetrahedrite-(Zn)Cu6Cu4(Zn,Fe2+)2Sb4S12S
UM1992-21-S:AgFeSbAg6Ag4Fe2+2Sb4S12SIso.

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
17 photos of Hakite-(Hg) associated with ClausthalitePbSe
8 photos of Hakite-(Hg) associated with BerzelianiteCu2Se
6 photos of Hakite-(Hg) associated with EucairiteAgCuSe
4 photos of Hakite-(Hg) associated with CalciteCaCO3
4 photos of Hakite-(Hg) associated with TiemanniteHgSe
2 photos of Hakite-(Hg) associated with Chalcopyrite-Eskebornite Series
1 photo of Hakite-(Hg) associated with MilotaitePdSbSe
1 photo of Hakite-(Hg) associated with GoldAu
1 photo of Hakite-(Hg) associated with ChalcopyriteCuFeS2
1 photo of Hakite-(Hg) associated with TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

2.GB.05ArgentotennantiteAg6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12SIso. 4 3m : I4 3m
2.GB.05Freibergite(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe2+2Sb4S12Iso. 4 3m : I4 3m
2.GB.05GirauditeCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4Se12SIso. 4 3m : I4 3m
2.GB.05Goldfieldite(Cu102)Te4S12SIso. 4 3m : I4 3m
2.GB.05TennantiteCu6[Cu4(X)2]As4S12SIso. 4 3m : I4 3m
2.GB.05TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13Iso. 4 3m : I4 3m
2.GB.05Argentotetrahedrite-(Fe)Ag6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2Sb4S12SIso. 4 3m : I4 3m
2.GB.10SelenostephaniteAg5SbSe4Orth.
2.GB.10StephaniteAg5SbS4Orth. mm2 : Cmc21
2.GB.15Pearceite[Ag9CuS4][(Ag,Cu)6(As,Sb)2S7]Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3m1
2.GB.15Polybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2S7][Ag9CuS4]Mon. 2/m : B2/m
2.GB.15UM2003-14-S:AgBiFeTeAg16FeBiTe3S8
2.GB.15Selenopolybasite[(Ag,Cu)6(Sb,As)2(S,Se)7][Ag9Cu(S,Se)2Se2]Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3m1
2.GB.15Cupropearceite[Cu6As2S7][Ag9CuS4]Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3m1
2.GB.15Cupropolybasite[Cu6Sb2S7][Ag9CuS4]Trig. 3m : P3 1m
2.GB.15UM1979-17-S:BiCuFe~Cu18Fe4BiS16
2.GB.20Galkhaite(Cs,Tl)(Hg,Cu,Zn)6(As,Sb)4S12Iso. 4 3m : I4 3m

Related Minerals - Dana Grouping (8th Ed.)Hide

3.3.6.1TetrahedriteCu6Cu4(X)2Sb4S13Iso. 4 3m : I4 3m
3.3.6.2TennantiteCu6[Cu4(X)2]As4S12SIso. 4 3m : I4 3m
3.3.6.3Freibergite(Ag,Cu,◻)10Fe2+2Sb4S12Iso. 4 3m : I4 3m
3.3.6.5GirauditeCu6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4Se12SIso. 4 3m : I4 3m
3.3.6.6Goldfieldite(Cu102)Te4S12SIso. 4 3m : I4 3m
3.3.6.7ArgentotennantiteAg6Cu4(Fe2+,Zn)2As4S12SIso. 4 3m : I4 3m

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

5.4.1NowackiiteCu6Zn3As4S12Trig. 3 : R3
5.4.2Florensovite(Cu,Zn)Cr1.5Sb0.5S4
5.4.3AktashiteCu6Hg3As4S12Trig. 3 : R3
5.4.4LaffittiteAgHgAsS3Mon.
5.4.5Galkhaite(Cs,Tl)(Hg,Cu,Zn)6(As,Sb)4S12Iso. 4 3m : I4 3m
5.4.6LivingstoniteHgSb4S6(S2)Mon. 2/m : B2/b
5.4.7GruzdeviteCu6Hg3Sb4S12Trig.
5.4.8TvalchrelidzeiteHg3SbAsS3Mon. 2/m

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 Hakite-(Hg)Hide

Reference List:
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Johan, Z., Kvacek, M. (1971) La hakite, un nouveau minéral du groupe de la tétraédrite. Bulletin de la Société Française de Minéralogie et de Cristallographie: 94: 45-48.
Fleischer, M. (1972) New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 57: 1552-1561.
King, R.J. (2001) Minerals explained 32: The tetrahedrite group. Geology Today: 17: 77-80.
Förster, H.J., Rhede, D., Tischendorf, G. (2002) Continuous solid-solution between mercurian giraudite and hakite. Canadian Mineralogist: 40: 1161-1170.
Škácha, P., Sejkora, J., Palatinus, L., Makovicky, E., Plášil, J., Macek, I., Goliáš, V. (2016): Hakite from Příbram, Czech Republic: compositional variability, crystal structure and the role in Se mineralization. Mineralogical Magazine 80, 1115-1128.

Internet Links for Hakite-(Hg)Hide

Localities for Hakite-(Hg)Hide

This 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.

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.
Argentina
 
  • La Rioja Province
    • General Lamadrid department
      • Villa Castelli
        • Sierra de Cacho
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.; Grundmann, G., & Förster, H. J. (2018). The Sierra de Cacheuta Vein-Type Se Mineralization, Mendoza Province, Argentina. Minerals, 8(4), 127.
Czech Republic (TL)
 
  • Central Bohemian Region
    • Kutná Hora District
      • Předbořice
Bull.Soc.fr.Min.Crist.(1971) 94, 45-48; Econ Geol (1997) 92:468-484
Josef Vajdak (2008) Mineral News, 24, #3, 15. (collected on dump by Pavel Skacha) Škácha, P., Sejkora, J., Palatinus, L., Makovicky, E., Plášil, J., Macek, I., Goliáš, V. (2016): Hakite from Příbram, Czech Republic: Compositional variability, crystal structure and the role within the Se - mineralization. Mineralogical Magazine: 80 (in press); http://forum.amiminerals.it/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=12494 (2016); Škácha, P., Sejkora, J., & Plášil, J. (2017). Selenide mineralization in the Příbram uranium and base-metal district (Czech Republic). Minerals, 7(6), 91.
      • Háje
Pavel Skacha photo; Pavel Škácha, Jakub Plášil, Jiří Sejkora, Viktor Goliáš (2015): Sulfur-rich antimonselite, Sb2(Se,S)3 in the Se-bearing mineral association from the Příbram uranium and base metal ore district, Czech Republic. Journal of Geosciences, 60, 23-29.
  • 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.
  • Plzeň Region
    • Tachov District
      • Planá u Mariánských Lázní
Scharmová, M., Scharm, B.: Minerály selenu na uranovém ložisku Zadní Chodov. Bulletin mineralogicko-petrografického oddělení Národního muzea v Praze, 1995, roč. 3, s. 43-47.
  • Vysočina Region
    • Žďár nad Sázavou District
      • Nové Město na Moravě
HANS-JÜRGEN FÖRSTER and DIETER RHEDE (2002) CONTINUOUS SOLID-SOLUTION BETWEEN MERCURIAN GIRAUDITE AND HAKITE. The Canadian Mineralogist, Vol. 40, pp. 1161-1170
      • Rožná
        • 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
Germany
 
  • Saxony
    • Erzgebirgskreis
      • Schlema-Hartenstein District
Can Min 40, 4, (2002), 1161-1170; Förster, H. J. (2004). Mineralogy of the Niederschlema-Alberoda U–Se-polymetallic deposit, Erzgebirge, Germany. II: Hessite, Ag2Te, and native Te (?), the first tellurium minerals. Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie-Abhandlungen: Journal of Mineralogy and Geochemistry, 180(2), 101-113.
          • Shaft 366
The Canadian Mineralogist, V 42, 2004, pp. 1719-1732.
Japan
 
  • Hokkaidō
    • Sapporo
島倉広至, 三浦貴生, 浜根大輔, 松枝大治, & 三浦裕行. (2015). 北海道手稲鉱山産 Te, Bi, As 鉱物. 北海道大学地球物理学研究報告, 78, 19-35.
Mexico
 
  • Sonora
    • Moctezuma Municipality
      • Moctezuma
Panczner(1987):108-401.
Russia
 
  • Irkutsk Oblast
    • Khuzhir ore field
B. B. Damdinov, S. M. Zhmodik, P. A. Roshchektaev, L. B. Damdinova (2016): Composition and genesis of the Konevinsky gold deposit, Eastern Sayan, Russia. Geology of Ore Deposits 58, 134-148.
  • Republic of Karelia
    • Lake Onega
      • Zaonezhie peninsula
        • Velikaya Guba uran-vanadium deposit
Pavel M. Kartashov analytical data of 2017
 
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