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Hatchite

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Frederick Henry Hatch
Formula:
AgTlPbAs2S5
System:
Triclinic
Colour:
Lead-gray
Lustre:
Metallic
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.


Classification of Hatchite

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 Hatchite

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

Chemical Properties of Hatchite

Formula:
AgTlPbAs2S5
IMA Formula:
AgPbTlAs2S5
Elements listed in formula:
Common Impurities:
Cu,Sb

Crystallography of Hatchite

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 Volume:
V 474.02 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Morphology:
Equant complex crystals
X-Ray 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 Hatchite

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

Relationship of Hatchite to other Species

Series:
Forms a series with Wallisite (see here)
2.GC.05Wallisite(Cu,Ag)TlPbAs2S5
2.GC.10SinneriteCu6As4S9
2.GC.15WatanabeiteCu4(As,Sb)2S5
2.GC.20SimoniteTlHgAs3S6
2.GC.25QuadratiteAg(Cd,Pb)AsS3
2.GC.25ManganoquadratiteAgMnAsS3
2.GC.30SmithiteAgAsS2
2.GC.35TrechmanniteAgAsS2
2.GC.40aAleksitePbBi2Te2S2
2.GC.40bKochkaritePbBi4Te7
2.GC.40cPoubaitePbBi2(Se,Te,S)4
2.GC.40cRucklidgeitePbBi2Te4
2.GC.40eBabkinitePb2Bi2(S,Se)3
2.GC.40dSaddlebackitePb2Bi2Te2S3
2.GC.45TvalchrelidzeiteHg3SbAsS3
2.GC.50MutnovskitePb4As2S6ICl
5.7.1SeligmannitePbCuAsS3
5.7.2BournonitePbCuSbS3
5.7.3MeneghinitePb13CuSb7S24
5.7.4GladitePbCuBi5S9
5.7.5LindströmitePb3Cu3Bi7S15
5.7.6KrupkaitePbCuBi3S6
5.7.7HammaritePb2Cu2Bi4S9
5.7.8FriedrichitePb5Cu5Bi7S18
5.7.9AikinitePbCuBiS3
5.7.10NuffielditeCu1.4Pb2.4Bi2.4Sb0.2S7
5.7.11JaskólskiiteCuxPb2+x(Sb,Bi)2-xS5 (x ~ 0.15)
5.7.12TintinaitePb22Cu4(Sb,Bi)30S69
5.7.13KobellitePb22Cu4(Bi,Sb)30S69
5.7.14ProuditeCuPb7.5Bi9.33(S,Se)22
5.7.15NordströmiteCuPb3Bi7(Se4S10)
5.7.16WatkinsoniteCu2PbBi4(Se,S,Te)8
5.7.17PekoitePbCuBi11(S,Se)18
5.7.18PetroviciteCu3HgPbBiSe5
5.7.19Eclarite(Cu,Fe)Pb9Bi12S28
5.7.20MarriteAgPbAsS3
5.7.21ArgentobaumhaueriteAg1.5Pb22As33.5S72
5.7.22AndoriteAgPbSb3S6
5.7.23RamdohritePb5.9Fe0.1Mn0.1In0.1Cd0.2Ag2.8Sb10.8S24
5.7.24RoshchiniteAg19Pb10Sb51S96
5.7.25OurayiteAg3Pb4Bi5S13
5.7.26EskimoiteAg7Pb10Bi15S36
5.7.27FizélyiteAg5Pb14Sb21S48
5.7.28OwyheeiteAg3+xPb10-2xSb11+xS28, -0.13 < x > +0.20
5.7.29FreieslebeniteAgPbSbS3
5.7.30DiaphoriteAg3Pb2Sb3S8
5.7.31SterryiteCu(Ag,Cu)3Pb19(Sb,As)22(As-As)S56
5.7.32VikingiteAg5Pb8Bi13S30
5.7.33ZoubekiteAgPb4Sb4S10
5.7.34SchirmeritePbAgBi3S6 - Pb3Ag1.5Bi3.5S9
5.7.36GustaviteAgPbBi3S6
5.7.37KitaibeliteAg10PbBi30S51
5.7.38TreasuriteAg7Pb6Bi15S32
5.7.39BenjaminiteAg3Bi7S12
5.7.40Lengenbachite Ag4Cu2Pb18As12S39
5.7.41BerryiteCu3Ag2Pb3Bi7S16
5.7.42NeyiteAg2Cu6Pb25Bi26S68
5.7.43Larosite(Cu,Ag)21(Pb,Bi)2S13
5.7.44CupropavoniteCu0.9Ag0.5Pb0.6Bi2.5S5
5.7.45PadĕraiteCu7[(Cu,Ag)0.33Pb1.33Bi11.33]S22
5.7.46RayitePb8(Ag,Tl)2Sb8S21
5.7.47RathiteAg2Pb12-xTlx/2As18+x/2S40

Other Names for Hatchite

Name in Other Languages:
German:Hatchit
Russian:Хатчит
Simplified Chinese:硫砷铊银铅矿
Spanish:Hatchita

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 Hatchite

Reference List:
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.

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Localities for Hatchite

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.
(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)
Mineralogical Magazine(1912) 16, 287-289
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