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Kadyrelite

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Formula:
Hg61+Br3O1.5
System:
Isometric
Hardness:
2½ - 3
Name:
For the Kadyrel deposit, Russia, where it occurs.
Eglestonite-Kadyrelite Series. Unique combination of elements.


Classification of Kadyrelite

Approved
3.DD.05

3 : HALIDES
D : Oxyhalides, hydroxyhalides and related double halides
D : With Hg
10.5.4.2

10 : OXYHALIDES AND HYDROXYHALIDES
5 : Am(O,OH)pXq
8.5.7

8 : Halides - Fluorides, Chlorides, Bromides and Iodides; also Fluoborates and Fluosilicates
5 : Halides of Zn and Hg

Physical Properties of Kadyrelite

Hardness (Mohs):
2½ - 3

Optical Data of Kadyrelite

Type:
Isotropic

Chemical Properties of Kadyrelite

IMA Formula:
Hg61+Br3O1.5
Idealised Formula:
(Hg2+)2Br2O
Elements listed in formula:

Crystallography of Kadyrelite

Crystal System:
Isometric
Cell Parameters:
a = 16.16 Å
Unit Cell Volume:
V 4,220.11 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Type Occurrence of Kadyrelite

Relationship of Kadyrelite to other Species

Series:
Forms a series with Eglestonite (see here)
3.DD.05EglestoniteHg61+OCl3(OH)
3.DD.10PoyarkoviteHg3OCl
3.DD.15HanawaltiteHg61+Hg2+O3Cl2
3.DD.20TerlinguaiteHg2OCl
3.DD.25PinchiteHg5O4Cl2
3.DD.30Gianellaite[(NHg2)2](SO4)(H2O)x, x~0
3.DD.30MosesiteHg2N(Cl,SO4,MoO4,CO3) · H2O
3.DD.35KleiniteHg2N(Cl,SO4) · nH2O
3.DD.40TedhadleyiteHg2+Hg101+O4I2(Cl,Br)2
3.DD.45VasilyeviteHg201+O6I3Br2Cl(CO3)
3.DD.50AurivilliusiteHg1+Hg2+OI
3.DD.55TerlinguacreekiteHg32+O2Cl2
3.DD.60KelyaniteHg12SbO6BrCl2
3.DD.65ComancheiteHg552+N243-(NH2,OH)4(Cl,Br)34
8.5.1SimonkolleiteZn5(OH)8Cl2 · H2O
8.5.2CalomelHgCl
8.5.3TerlinguaiteHg2OCl
8.5.4PoyarkoviteHg3OCl
8.5.5PinchiteHg5O4Cl2
8.5.6EglestoniteHg61+OCl3(OH)
8.5.8ComancheiteHg552+N243-(NH2,OH)4(Cl,Br)34
8.5.9KuzminiteHg(Br,Cl)
8.5.10MoscheliteHgI
8.5.11Tocornalite(Ag,Hg)I

Other Names for Kadyrelite

Name in Other Languages:
German:Kadyrelit
Spanish:Kadyrelita

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 Kadyrelite

Reference List:
Vasil’ev, V.I. (1987) Kadyrelite Hg4(Br, Cl)2O – a new oxyhalide of mercury from the Kadyrelsky ore occurrence. Zap. Vses. Mineral. Obshch., 116, 733–737 (in Russian).

American Mineralogist (1989): 74: 503 (abstract).

Mereiter, K., J. Zeeman, and A.W. Hewat (1992) Eglestonite, [Hg2]3Cl3O2H: confirmation of the chemical formula by neutron powder diffraction. American Mineralogist: 77: 839–842.

Internet Links for Kadyrelite

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Localities for Kadyrelite

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.
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Tuva Republic
      • Pii-Khem District
        • Uyuk Range
Pervukhina, N. V., Vasil’ev, V. I., Borisov, S. V., Magarill, S. A., & Naumov, D. Y. (2003). The crystal structure of a polymorph of Hg2+ 3S2Br1. 0Cl0. 5I0. 5. The Canadian Mineralogist, 41(6), 1445-1453.
          • Oorash-Khem River Valley
Pekov, I. (1998) Minerals First discovered on the territory of the former Soviet Union 369p. Ocean Pictures, Moscow; Pervukhina, N. V., Vasil’ev, V. I., Borisov, S. V., Magarill, S. A., & Naumov, D. Y. (2003). The crystal structure of a polymorph of Hg2+ 3S2Br1. 0Cl0. 5I0. 5. The Canadian Mineralogist, 41(6), 1445-1453.
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