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Kolarite

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Formula:
PbTeCl2
System:
Orthorhombic
This page provides mineralogical data about Kolarite.


Classification of Kolarite

Approved
3.AA.45

3 : HALIDES
A : Simple halides, without H2O
A : M:X = 1:1, 2:3, 3:5, etc.
2.15.3.1

2 : SULFIDES
15 : Chlor-sulfides
8.8.21

8 : Halides - Fluorides, Chlorides, Bromides and Iodides; also Fluoborates and Fluosilicates
8 : Halides of Pb

Chemical Properties of Kolarite

Formula:
PbTeCl2
Elements listed in formula:

Crystallography of Kolarite

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Cell Parameters:
a = 5.93 Å, b = 3.25 Å, c = 3.89 Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 1.825 : 1 : 1.197
Unit Cell Volume:
V 74.97 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Type Occurrence of Kolarite

Relationship of Kolarite to other Species

3.AA.05MarshiteCuI
3.AA.05Miersite(Ag,Cu)I
3.AA.05NantokiteCuCl
3.AA.05UM1999-11:I:CuSCu(I,S)
3.AA.10IodargyriteAgI
3.AA.10Tocornalite(Ag,Hg)I
3.AA.15BromargyriteAgBr
3.AA.15ChlorargyriteAgCl
3.AA.20CarobbiiteKF
3.AA.20GriceiteLiF
3.AA.20HaliteNaCl
3.AA.20SylviteKCl
3.AA.20VilliaumiteNaF
3.AA.25SalammoniacNH4Cl
3.AA.25UM1998-03-Cl:TlTlCl
3.AA.25LafossaiteTlCl
3.AA.30CalomelHgCl
3.AA.30KuzminiteHg(Br,Cl)
3.AA.30MoscheliteHgI
3.AA.35NeighboriteNaMgF3
3.AA.40ChlorocalciteKCaCl3
3.AA.50RadhakrishnaitePbTe3(Cl,S)2
3.AA.55ChallacolloiteKPb2Cl5
3.AA.60HephaistositeTlPb2Cl5
8.8.1AbhuriteSn212+O6(OH)14Cl16
8.8.2MatlockitePbClF
8.8.3LaurelitePb7F12Cl2
8.8.4CotunnitePbCl2
8.8.5MendipitePb3O2Cl2
8.8.6DamaraitePb3O2(OH)Cl
8.8.7LaurionitePbCl(OH)
8.8.8ParalaurionitePbCl(OH)
8.8.9PenfielditePb2Cl3(OH)
8.8.10FiedleritePb3Cl4F(OH) · H2O
8.8.11BlixitePb8O5(OH)2Cl4
8.8.12PseudocotunniteK2PbCl4(?)
8.8.13DiaboleiteCuPb2Cl2(OH)4
8.8.14PseudoboleitePb31Cu24Cl62(OH)48
8.8.15ChloroxiphitePb3CuO2Cl2(OH)2
8.8.17BideauxiteAgPb2F2Cl3
8.8.18BoleiteKAg9Pb26Cu24Cl62(OH)48
8.8.19AravaipaitePb3AlF9 · H2O
8.8.20YedlinitePb6CrCl6(O,OH,H2O)8
8.8.22HematophanitePb4Fe33+O8(Cl,OH)

Other Names for Kolarite

Name in Other Languages:
German:Kolarit
Spanish:Kolarita

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 Kolarite

Reference List:
Canadian Mineralogist (1985): 23: 501-506.

American Mineralogist (1986): 71: 1545.

Internet Links for Kolarite

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Localities for Kolarite

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.
India (TL)
 
  • Karnataka
    • Kolar District
      • Kolar Gold Fields
        • Central Schist Belt
Genkin A D, Safonov Y G, Vasudev V N, Rao B K, Boronikhin V A, Vyalsov L N, Gorshkov A I, Mokhov A V (1985) Kolarite PbTeCl2 and radhakrishnaite PbTe3(Cl,S)2, new mineral species from the Kolar Gold Deposit, India, The Canadian Mineralogist, 23, 501-506
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Taymyrskiy Autonomous Okrug
      • Taimyr Peninsula
        • Putoran Plateau
          • Noril'sk
            • Talnakh Cu-Ni Deposit
Mike Scott S106031 from Cureton from G Czmanske ID B Cannon
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