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Hatchite

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Frederick Henry Hatch
Formula:
AgTlPbAs2S5
Colour:
Lead-gray
Lustre:
Metallic
Specific Gravity:
5.81 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
Triclinic
Name:
Named by Richard H. Solly and G. F. Herbert Smith in 1912 after Dr. Frederick Henry Hatch (1864 London, England - September 22, 1932 London, England), mining engineer and geologist with the (British) Geological Survey.
Isostructural with:
Hatchite-Wallisite Series.

Small gray equant complex crystals.


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Classification of HatchiteHide

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959)
2.GC.05

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
G : Sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites
C : Poly-sulfarsenites
3.5.8.2

3 : SULFOSALTS
5 : 2.5 < ø < 3
5.7.48

5 : Sulphosalts - Sulpharsenites and Sulphobismuthites (those containing Sn, Ge,or V are in Section 6)
7 : Sulpharsenites etc. of Pb and other metals

Physical Properties of HatchiteHide

Metallic
Transparency:
Opaque
Colour:
Lead-gray
Streak:
Chocolate-brown
Cleavage:
None Observed
Density:
5.81 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Chemical Properties of HatchiteHide

Formula:
AgTlPbAs2S5
IMA Formula:
AgPbTlAs2S5
Common Impurities:
Cu,Sb

Crystallography of HatchiteHide

Crystal System:
Triclinic
Class (H-M):
1 - Pinacoidal
Space Group:
P1
Cell Parameters:
a = 8.038 Å, b = 9.167 Å, c = 7.807 Å
α = 105.23°, β = 113.62°, γ = 64.82°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.877 : 1 : 0.852
Unit Cell V:
474.02 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Morphology:
Equant complex crystals

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
4.54 (30)
4.28 (30)
3.75 (20)
3.68 (20)
3.57 (40)
3.40 (80)
3.31 (100)
2.86 (90)
Comments:
25-0463

Type Occurrence of HatchiteHide

Geological Setting of Type Material:
In granular dolomite mineralized with sulphosalts
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Other Language Names for HatchiteHide

German:Hatchit
Russian:Хатчит
Simplified Chinese:硫砷铊银铅矿
Spanish:Hatchita

Relationship of Hatchite to other SpeciesHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Dolomite5 photos of Hatchite associated with Dolomite on mindat.org.
Pyrite4 photos of Hatchite associated with Pyrite on mindat.org.
Realgar3 photos of Hatchite associated with Realgar on mindat.org.
Wallisite3 photos of Hatchite associated with Wallisite on mindat.org.
Trechmannite2 photos of Hatchite associated with Trechmannite on mindat.org.
Imhofite1 photo of Hatchite associated with Imhofite on mindat.org.
Lengenbachite1 photo of Hatchite associated with Lengenbachite on mindat.org.
Wurtzite1 photo of Hatchite associated with Wurtzite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

2.GC.05Wallisite(Cu,Ag)TlPbAs2S5Tric.
2.GC.10SinneriteCu6As4S9Tric. 1 : P1
2.GC.15WatanabeiteCu4(As,Sb)2S5Orth.
2.GC.20SimoniteTlHgAs3S6Mon. 2/m
2.GC.25QuadratiteAg(Cd,Pb)AsS3Tet.
2.GC.25ManganoquadratiteAgMnAsS3Tet. 4 2 2 : P43 2 2
2.GC.30SmithiteAgAsS2Mon. 2/m
2.GC.35TrechmanniteAgAsS2Trig.
2.GC.40aAleksitePbBi2Te2S2Trig.
2.GC.40bKochkaritePbBi4Te7Trig.
2.GC.40cPoubaitePbBi2(Se,Te,S)4Trig.
2.GC.40cRucklidgeitePbBi2Te4Trig.
2.GC.40eBabkinitePb2Bi2(S,Se)3Trig.
2.GC.40dSaddlebackitePb2Bi2Te2S3Hex.
2.GC.45TvalchrelidzeiteHg3SbAsS3Mon. 2/m
2.GC.50MutnovskitePb4As2S6IClOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma

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

3.5.8.1Wallisite(Cu,Ag)TlPbAs2S5Tric.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

5.7.1SeligmannitePbCuAsS3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmmn
5.7.2BournonitePbCuSbS3Orth. mm2 : Pmn21
5.7.3MeneghinitePb13CuSb7S24Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.7.4GladitePbCuBi5S9Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.7.5LindströmitePb3Cu3Bi7S15Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.7.6KrupkaitePbCuBi3S6Orth.
5.7.7HammaritePb2Cu2Bi4S9Orth.
5.7.8FriedrichitePb5Cu5Bi7S18Orth. mm2
5.7.9AikinitePbCuBiS3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
5.7.10NuffielditeCu1.4Pb2.4Bi2.4Sb0.2S7Orth.
5.7.11JaskólskiiteCuxPb2+x(Sb,Bi)2-xS5 (x ~ 0.15)Orth.
5.7.12TintinaitePb22Cu4(Sb,Bi)30S69Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
5.7.13KobellitePb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
5.7.14ProuditeCuPb7.5Bi9.33(S,Se)22Mon. 2/m : B2/m
5.7.15NordströmiteCuPb3Bi7(Se4S10)Mon.
5.7.16WatkinsoniteCu2PbBi4(Se,S,Te)8Mon.
5.7.17PekoitePbCuBi11(S,Se)18Orth.
5.7.18PetroviciteCu3HgPbBiSe5Orth.
5.7.19Eclarite(Cu,Fe)Pb9Bi12S28Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
5.7.20MarriteAgPbAsS3Mon. 2/m : P21/b
5.7.21ArgentobaumhaueriteAg1.5Pb22As33.5S72Tric. 1 : P1
5.7.22AndoriteAgPbSb3S6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.7.23RamdohritePb5.9Fe0.1Mn0.1In0.1Cd0.2Ag2.8Sb10.8S24Mon. 2/m
5.7.24RoshchiniteAg19Pb10Sb51S96Orth.
5.7.25OurayiteAg3Pb4Bi5S13Orth.
5.7.26EskimoiteAg7Pb10Bi15S36Mon.
5.7.27FizélyiteAg5Pb14Sb21S48 Mon. 2/m
5.7.28OwyheeiteAg3+xPb10-2xSb11+xS28, -0.13 < x > +0.20Mon. 2/m : P21/b
5.7.29FreieslebeniteAgPbSbS3Mon. 2/m : P21/b
5.7.30DiaphoriteAg3Pb2Sb3S8Mon. 2/m : P21/b
5.7.31SterryiteCu(Ag,Cu)3Pb19(Sb,As)22(As-As)S56Mon. 2/m
5.7.32VikingiteAg5Pb8Bi13S30Mon. 2/m : B2/m
5.7.33ZoubekiteAgPb4Sb4S10Orth.
5.7.34SchirmeritePbAgBi3S6 - Pb3Ag1.5Bi3.5S9Orth.
5.7.36GustaviteAgPbBi3S6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.7.37KitaibeliteAg10PbBi30S51
5.7.38TreasuriteAg7Pb6Bi15S32Mon.
5.7.39BenjaminiteAg3Bi7S12Mon. 2/m : B2/m
5.7.40Lengenbachite Ag4Cu2Pb18As12S39Tric.
5.7.41BerryiteCu3Ag2Pb3Bi7S16Mon. 2/m : P21/m
5.7.42NeyiteAg2Cu6Pb25Bi26S68Mon.
5.7.43Larosite(Cu,Ag)21(Pb,Bi)2S13Orth.
5.7.44CupropavoniteCu0.9Ag0.5Pb0.6Bi2.5S5 Mon. 2/m : B2/m
5.7.45PadĕraiteCu7[(Cu,Ag)0.33Pb1.33Bi11.33]S22Mon.
5.7.46RayitePb8(Ag,Tl)2Sb8S21Mon.
5.7.47RathiteAg2Pb12-xTlx/2As18+x/2S40Mon. 2/m : P21/b

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 HatchiteHide

Reference List:
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Solly and Smith (1912), Mineralogical Magazine: 16: 287.
Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 487.
American Mineralogist (1964): 49: 446.
American Mineralogist (1971): 56: 361-362.
Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte (1968): 69-75.
Schweizerische mineralogische und petrographische Mitteilungen: 58: 215-222.

Internet Links for HatchiteHide

Localities for HatchiteHide

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.
Switzerland (TL)
 
  • Wallis (Valais)
    • Binn Valley
      • Fäld (Imfeld; Im Feld; Feld)
Mineralogical Magazine(1912) 16, 287-289
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