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Hunchunite

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Formula:
Au2Pb
System:
Isometric
Hardness:
Name:
For its occurrence along the Hunchun River, China.
This page provides mineralogical data about Hunchunite.


Classification of Hunchunite

Approved
1.AA.25

1 : ELEMENTS (Metals and intermetallic alloys; metalloids and nonmetals; carbides, silicides, nitrides, phosphides)
A : Metals and Intermetallic Alloys
A : Copper-cupalite family
Dana 7th ed.:
1.3.3.2

Physical Properties of Hunchunite

Hardness (Mohs):

Optical Data of Hunchunite

Type:
Isotropic

Chemical Properties of Hunchunite

Formula:
Au2Pb
Elements listed in formula:

Crystallography of Hunchunite

Crystal System:
Isometric
Cell Parameters:
a = 7.93 Å
Unit Cell Volume:
V 498.68 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Type Occurrence of Hunchunite

Relationship of Hunchunite to other Species

1.AA.05AluminiumAl
1.AA.05CopperCu
1.AA.05Electrum(Au, Ag)
1.AA.05GoldAu
1.AA.05LeadPb
1.AA.05NickelNi
1.AA.05SilverAg
1.AA.05UM2004-08-E:AuCuPd(Cu,Pd,Au)
1.AA.05UM1991-06-E:AuCuAu3Cu
1.AA.10aAuricuprideCu3Au
1.AA.10bTetra-auricuprideAuCu
1.AA.10aCuproaurideCu3Au
1.AA.15AnyuiiteAuPb2
1.AA.15Khatyrkite(Cu,Zn)Al2
1.AA.15IodineI2
1.AA.15NovodnepriteAuPb3
1.AA.15UM1985-02-E:AlZn(Zn,Cu)Al2
1.AA.20Cupalite(Cu,Zn)Al

Other Names for Hunchunite

Name in Other Languages:
German:Hunchunit
Simplified Chinese:珲春矿
铅金矿
Spanish:Hunchunita

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 Hunchunite

Reference List:
Wu Shangquan, Yang Yi, and Song Qun (1992): A new gold mineral - Hunchunite (Au2Pb). Acta Mineralogica Sinica 12 (4): 319-22 (in Chinese, English abstract).

New Minerals 1990-1994: 85 (abstract).

American Mineralogist (1994): 79: 1210 (abstract).

Internet Links for Hunchunite

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Localities for Hunchunite

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.
China
 
  • Hebei Province
    • Zhangjiakou Prefecture
      • Chongli Co.
        • Dongping Au-Te ore field
Guanxiang Song (1991): Geology and Prospecting 27(8), 1-8
  • Jilin Province (Manchuria; Dongbei Region)
    • Yanbian Chaoxianzu Autonomous Prefecture
      • Hunchun Co.
        • Shajin Mine
Wu Shangquan, Yang Yi, and Song Qun (1992): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 12(4), 319-322.
Finland
 
  • Lapland Region
    • Ylitornio
Molnár, Ferenc 2015. Mineral Systems in mineral Potential Evaluation. Stakeholder Seminar, 06 May 2015 Rovaniemi.
Russia
 
  • Urals Region
    • Middle Urals
      • Sverdlovskaya Oblast'
Thomas Witzke specimen
Mineral and/or Locality  
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