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Hauerite

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Franz von Hauer (1822-1899)
Formula:
MnS2
Colour:
Reddish-brown/black
Lustre:
Metallic
Hardness:
4
Specific Gravity:
3.463
Crystal System:
Isometric
Member of:
Name:
After Joseph Ritter von Hauer (1778-1863) and Franz von Hauer (1822-1899), Austrian geologists.
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Classification of HaueriteHide

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

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
E : Metal Sulfides, M: S <= 1:2
B : M:S = 1:2, with Fe, Co, Ni, PGE, etc.
2.12.1.9

2 : SULFIDES
12 : AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
3.8.13

3 : Sulphides, Selenides, Tellurides, Arsenides and Bismuthides (except the arsenides, antimonides and bismuthides of Cu, Ag and Au, which are included in Section 1)
8 : Sulphides etc. of Cr, Mo, W an Mn

Physical Properties of HaueriteHide

Metallic
Transparency:
Opaque
Colour:
Reddish-brown/black
Comment:
Deep red in transmitted light
Streak:
Brownish red
Hardness:
Tenacity:
Brittle
Cleavage:
Perfect
Perfect on {001}
Fracture:
Sub-Conchoidal
Density:
3.463 g/cm3 (Measured)    3.444 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of HaueriteHide

Type:
Isotropic
RI values:
n = 2.69
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.000 - Isotropic minerals have no birefringence
Surface Relief:
Very High
Colour in reflected light:
Grayish white with light brownish hue
Internal Reflections:
red

Chemical Properties of HaueriteHide

Formula:
MnS2
Common Impurities:
Fe,Si

Crystallography of HaueriteHide

Crystal System:
Isometric
Class (H-M):
m3 (2/m 3) - Diploidal
Space Group:
Pa3
Cell Parameters:
a = 6.107 Å
Unit Cell V:
227.76 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
4
Morphology:
Octahedral crystals

Crystallographic forms of HaueriteHide

Crystal Atlas:
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Hauerite no.7 - Goldschmidt (1913-1926)
Hauerite - {100}, {111}
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Type Occurrence of HaueriteHide

Other Language Names for HaueriteHide

Catalan:Hauerita
Dutch:Haueriet
German:Hauerit
Italian:Hauerite
Simplified Chinese:方硫锰矿
褐硫锰矿
Slovak:Hauerit
Spanish:Hauerita

Relationship of Hauerite to other SpeciesHide

Member of:
Other Members of this group:
AurostibiteAuSb2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
CattieriteCoS2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
DzharkeniteFeSe2Iso.
ErlichmaniteOsS2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
FukuchiliteCu3FeS8Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
GaotaiiteIr3Te8Iso.
GeversitePtSb2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
InsizwaitePt(Bi,Sb)2
Krut'aiteCuSe2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
LauriteRuS2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
Penroseite(Ni,Co,Cu)Se2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
PyriteFeS2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
SperrylitePtAs2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
TrogtaliteCoSe2
VaesiteNiS2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
Villamaninite(Cu,Ni,Co,Fe)S2

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Rambergite1 photo of Hauerite associated with Rambergite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

2.EB.05aAurostibiteAuSb2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.EB.05bBambollaiteCu(Se,Te)2Tet.
2.EB.05aCattieriteCoS2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.EB.05aErlichmaniteOsS2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.EB.05aFukuchiliteCu3FeS8Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.EB.05aGeversitePtSb2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.EB.05aInsizwaitePt(Bi,Sb)2
2.EB.05aKrut'aiteCuSe2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.EB.05aLauriteRuS2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.EB.05aPenroseite(Ni,Co,Cu)Se2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.EB.05aPyriteFeS2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.EB.05aSperrylitePtAs2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.EB.05aTrogtaliteCoSe2
2.EB.05aVaesiteNiS2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.EB.05aVillamaninite(Cu,Ni,Co,Fe)S2
2.EB.05aDzharkeniteFeSe2Iso.
2.EB.05aGaotaiiteIr3Te8Iso.
2.EB.10bAlloclasiteCo1-xFexAsSMon. 2 : P21
2.EB.10dCostibiteCoSbSOrth. mm2 : Pmn21
2.EB.10aFerroseliteFeSe2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
2.EB.10aFrohbergiteFeTe2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
2.EB.10cGlaucodot(Co0.50Fe0.50)AsSOrth. mm2 : Pmn21
2.EB.10aKulleruditeNiSe2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
2.EB.10aMarcasiteFeS2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
2.EB.10aMattagamiteCoTe2Orth.
2.EB.10eParacostibiteCoSbSOrth.
2.EB.10ePararammelsbergiteNiAs2Orth.
2.EB.10fOeniteCoSbAsOrth.
2.EB.15aAnduoite(Ru,Os)As2Orth.
2.EB.15aClinosaffloriteCoAs2Mon. 2/m : P21/m
2.EB.15aLöllingiteFeAs2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
2.EB.15aNisbiteNiSb2Orth.
2.EB.15aOmeiite(Os,Ru)As2Orth.
2.EB.15cPaxiteCuAs2Mon.
2.EB.15aRammelsbergiteNiAs2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
2.EB.15aSafflorite(Co,Ni,Fe)As2Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnnm
2.EB.15bSeinäjokite(Fe,Ni)(Sb,As)2Orth.
2.EB.20ArsenopyriteFeAsSMon. 2/m : P21/b
2.EB.20GudmunditeFeSbSMon. 2/m : P21/b
2.EB.20Osarsite(Os,Ru)AsSMon.
2.EB.20Ruarsite(Ru,Os)AsSMon.
2.EB.25CobaltiteCoAsSOrth. mm2 : Pca21
2.EB.25GersdorffiteNiAsSIso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.EB.25Hollingworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsSIso. m3 (2/m 3)
2.EB.25Irarsite(Ir,Ru,Rh,Pt)AsSIso.
2.EB.25JolliffeiteNiAsSeIso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.EB.25KrutoviteNiAs2Iso.
2.EB.25MaslovitePtBiTe
2.EB.25MicheneritePdBiTe
2.EB.25PadmaitePdBiSeIso.
2.EB.25PlatarsitePtAsSIso.
2.EB.25TestibiopalladitePdTe(Sb,Te)Iso.
2.EB.25TolovkiteIrSbSIso.
2.EB.25UllmanniteNiSbSIso. 2 3 : P21 3
2.EB.25Willyamite(Co,Ni)SbS
2.EB.25ChangchengiteIrBiSIso.
2.EB.25MayingiteIrBiTeIso.
2.EB.25Hollingsworthite(Rh,Pt,Pd)AsS
2.EB.25KalungaitePdAsSeIso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.EB.25MilotaitePdSbSeIso. 2 3 : P21 3
2.EB.30UrvantsevitePd(Bi,Pb)2Tet.
2.EB.35RheniiteReS2Tric.

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

2.12.1.1PyriteFeS2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.12.1.2VaesiteNiS2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.12.1.3CattieriteCoS2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.12.1.4Penroseite(Ni,Co,Cu)Se2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.12.1.5TrogtaliteCoSe2
2.12.1.6Villamaninite(Cu,Ni,Co,Fe)S2
2.12.1.7FukuchiliteCu3FeS8Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.12.1.8Krut'aiteCuSe2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.12.1.10LauriteRuS2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.12.1.11AurostibiteAuSb2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.12.1.12KrutoviteNiAs2Iso.
2.12.1.13SperrylitePtAs2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.12.1.14GeversitePtSb2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.12.1.15InsizwaitePt(Bi,Sb)2
2.12.1.16ErlichmaniteOsS2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
2.12.1.17DzharkeniteFeSe2Iso.
2.12.1.18GaotaiiteIr3Te8Iso.
2.12.1.19MayingiteIrBiTeIso.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

3.8.1BrezinaiteCr3S4Mon. 2/m
3.8.2CaswellsilveriteNaCrS2Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
3.8.3KalininiteZnCr2S4
3.8.4DaubréeliteFe2+Cr3+2S4Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fd3m
3.8.5Heideite(Fe,Cr)1.15(Ti,Fe)2S4Mon. 2/m
3.8.6MolybdeniteMoS2Hex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
3.8.7 Molybdenite-3RMoS2Trig. 3m : R3m
3.8.8JordisiteMoS2
3.8.9DrysdalliteMo(Se,S)2Hex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
3.8.10TungsteniteWS2Trig. 3m : R3m
3.8.12AlabanditeMnSIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
3.8.14Manganoshadlunite(Mn,Pb,Cd)(Cu,Fe)8S8

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 HaueriteHide

Reference List:
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Haidinger, W. (1846) Ber. Mitt. Freund. Wiss. Wien: 2: 2.
Haidinger, W. (1847) Ueber den Hauerit, eine neue Mineralspecies aus der Ordnung der Blenden. - Naturwiss. Abh Wien 1, 101-108.
Onorato, E. (1930) Simmetria e struttura dell'hauerite. Periodico di Mineralogia - Roma pp. 109-137.
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: 293-294.
Abbolito E. (1960) Proprietà ottiche a luce riflessa dell'hauerite e dell'alabandite. Periodico di Mineralogia – Roma pp. 1-8.
Doklady Akademii Nauk SSSR (1979) 247: 448.

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Localities for HaueriteHide

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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.
China
 
  • Hunan Province
    • Yiyang Prefecture
      • Heshan District
Hunan Metallurgical Geology Research Team 236 (1977): Geology and Prospecting 13(8), 20-25, 28; Baogui Zhang (1996), In: Tu Guangzhi (Ed.): Geochemistry of strata-bound deposits in China. Science Press (Beijing), 240-253.; Yuanfang Xiao (1980): Geology and Prospecting 16(3), 18-20
Germany
 
  • Thuringia
    • Gera
      • Ronneburg U deposit
T. Witzke (1999): Ronneburg/Thuringia, the second occurrence of the manganese sulfide rambergite.- Neues Jahrbuch für Mineralogie, Monatshefte, p. 35-39
Italy
 
  • Liguria
    • Genova Province
      • Ne
        • Graveglia Valley
          • Reppia
Balestra, C., Bracco, R., Bittarello, E., Ciriotti, M.E., Frenna, G., Bindi, L. (2014): I solfuri di Mn nelle miniere della Val Graveglia (Genova): nuovi dati. Micro, 2-3/2014, 124-129
  • Sicily
    • Catania Province
      • Raddusa
AA.VV., 1996. Collezionare minerali. Hobby & Work.
Japan
 
  • Honshu Island
    • Tohoku Region
      • Aomori Prefecture
        • Shimokita peninsula
          • Mutsu City
Aoki (1989) Koubutsu-Gakkai Kou'en-Youshi, 96.
Poland
 
  • Małopolskie
    • Olkusz District
      • Olkusz
Oliver Dziallas collection http://www.mindat.org/forum.php?read,7,262673,262900#msg-262900
  • Podkarpackie
    • Tarnobrzeg
      • Grzybów
Karwowski Ł. & Burek W. 2003: SULPHIDES ASSOCIATION CONECTED WITH HAUERITE OCCURENCES IN BADENIAN CLAYSTONS NEAR TARNOBRZEG. Mineralogical Society of Poland - Special Papers, vol. 22, pp. 105-107
Karwowski, L. & Burek, W. (2003): Sulphides association conected (sic !) with hauerite occurences in Badenian Claystones near Tarnobrzeg. Polskie Towarystwo Mineralogiczne- Pracwe Specjalne [Mineralogical Society of Polen- Special Papers]. 22, 105-107
Karwowski Ł. & Burek W. 2003: SULPHIDES ASSOCIATION CONECTED WITH HAUERITE OCCURENCES IN BADENIAN CLAYSTONS NEAR TARNOBRZEG. Mineralogical Society of Poland - Special Papers, vol. 22, pp. 105-107
Slovakia
 
  • Banská Bystrica Region
    • Banská Štiavnica Co.
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990; Peter Huber (pers. comm. to Uwe Kolitsch, 2009)
    • Detva Co.
      • Vígľašská Huta - Kalinka
[Nat.Abh. Wien (1846) 1, 101-110; Nickel & Nichols, 1991 - "Mineral Reference Manual", p84]; Juraj ŽItňan, Peter Koděra & Pavel Uher (2011) Characteristics of advanced argillic alteration at Biely Vrch and Kalinka localities, Javorie stratovolcano, Slovakia.SGA Student Conference Mineral resources for the society Prague, April15 19,2011
USA
 
  • Louisiana
    • Iberia Parish
R&M 69:3 pp 156-162
R&M 69:3 pp 156-162
R&M 69:3 pp 156-162
    • Iberville Parish
      • Plaquemine
Palache, C., Berman, H., & Frondel, C. (1951), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana, Yale University 1837-1892, Volume II: 383; Rocks & Minerals: 69(3): 156-162.; American Mineralogist 23:898
    • Plaquemines Parish
R&M 69:3 pp 156-162
R&M 69:3 pp 156-162
  • Texas
    • Brazoria Co.
R&M 66:3 pp 196-224
R&M 66:3 pp 196-224
Rocks & Minerals: 66(3): 196-224.
    • Fort Bend Co.
      • Orchard
R&M 66:3 pp 196-224
    • Galveston Co.
R&M 66:3 pp 196-224
    • Harris Co.
      • Hockley
Min News 11:8 pp6-8; AM. MINERALOGIST, V. 18, 335-340.
    • Jefferson Co.
      • Fannett
R&M 66:3 pp 196-224
      • Hamshire
AAPG Bulletin Volume 10 (1926) Hauerite in a Salt-Dome Cap Rock: GEOLOGICAL NOTES
    • Liberty Co.
R&M 45:6 pp 371-379
    • Matagorda Co.
R&M 66:3 pp 196-224
    • Wharton Co.
      • Newgulf
Handbook of Mineralogy - Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols
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