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Lautite

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Formula:
CuAsS
Colour:
Black, steel-gray with reddish tone
Lustre:
Metallic, Sub-Metallic
Hardness:
Specific Gravity:
4.91
Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Name:
Named by A Frenzel in 1881 for the type locality Lauta near Marienberg, Saxony.
This page provides mineralogical data about Lautite.


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Classification of LautiteHide

Approved, 'Grandfathered' (first described prior to 1959)
First Published:
1881
2.CB.40

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
C : Metal Sulfides, M: S = 1: 1 (and similar)
B : With Zn, Fe, Cu, Ag, etc.
2.12.8.1

2 : SULFIDES
12 : AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
3.1.20

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

Physical Properties of LautiteHide

Metallic, Sub-Metallic
Transparency:
Opaque
Colour:
Black, steel-gray with reddish tone
Streak:
Black
Hardness:
3½ on Mohs scale
Hardness:
VHN100=239 - 259 - Vickers
Comment:
VHN with 100 g load
Density:
4.91 g/cm3 (Measured)    4.878 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Chemical Properties of LautiteHide

Formula:
CuAsS

Crystallography of LautiteHide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Class (H-M):
mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) - Dipyramidal
Space Group:
Pnma
Cell Parameters:
a = 11.347(4) Å, b = 3.7533(7) Å, c = 5.453(1) Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 3.023 : 1 : 1.453
Unit Cell V:
232.24 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Morphology:
Short to long prismatic [100] crystals and tabular [001]; striated on {001} parallel to [100]. Also massive, fine granular or radiating.
Twinning:
{110}

Crystallographic forms of LautiteHide

Crystal Atlas:
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Type Occurrence of LautiteHide

Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Mining Academy, Freiberg, Germany, 44485.
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:

Other Language Names for LautiteHide

German:Lautit
Russian:Лаутит
Simplified Chinese:辉砷铜矿
Spanish:Lautita

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Löllingite1 photo of Lautite associated with Löllingite on mindat.org.
Chalcopyrite1 photo of Lautite associated with Chalcopyrite on mindat.org.
Arsenic1 photo of Lautite associated with Arsenic on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

2.CB.AgmantiniteAg2MnSnS4Orth.
2.CB.05aColoradoiteHgTeIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m)
2.CB.05aHawleyiteCdSIso. 4 3m : F4 3m
2.CB.05aMetacinnabarHgSIso. 4 3m : F4 3m
2.CB.05cPolhemusite(Zn,Hg)STet.
2.CB.05bSakuraiite(Cu,Zn,Fe)3(In,Sn)S4 Iso.
2.CB.05aSphaleriteZnSIso. 4 3m : F4 3m
2.CB.05aStilleiteZnSe
2.CB.05aTiemanniteHgSe
2.CB.05UM1998-15-S:CuFeZnCu2Fe3Zn5S10
2.CB.05aRudashevskyite(Fe,Zn)SIso. 4 3m : F4 3m
2.CB.10aChalcopyriteCuFeS2Tet. 4 2m : I4 2d
2.CB.10aEskeborniteCuFeSe2Tet.
2.CB.10aGalliteCuGaS2Tet. 4 2m : I4 2d
2.CB.10bHaycockiteCu4Fe5S8Orth. 2 2 2
2.CB.10aLenaiteAgFeS2Tet. 4 2m : I4 2d
2.CB.10bMooihoekiteCu9Fe9S16Tet.
2.CB.10bPutoraniteCu1.1Fe1.2S2Iso.
2.CB.10aRoquesiteCuInS2Tet. 4 2m : I4 2d
2.CB.10bTalnakhiteCu9(Fe,Ni)8S16Iso. 4 3m : I4 3m
2.CB.10aLaforêtiteAgInS2Tet. 4 2m : I4 2d
2.CB.15aČernýiteCu2(Cd,Zn,Fe)SnS4Tet. 4 2m : I4 2m
2.CB.15aFerrokësteriteCu2(Fe,Zn)SnS4Tet. 4 : I4
2.CB.15aHocartiteAg2(Fe2+,Zn)SnS4Tet. 4 2m : I4 2m
2.CB.15aIdaiteCu5FeS6Hex.
2.CB.15aKësteriteCu2ZnSnS4Tet. 4 : I4
2.CB.15aKuramiteCu3SnS4Tet.
2.CB.15bMohiteCu2SnS3Mon.
2.CB.15aPirquitasiteAg2ZnSnS4Tet. 4 : I4
2.CB.15aStanniteCu2FeSnS4Tet. 4 2m : I4 2m
2.CB.15cStannoiditeCu+6Cu2+2(Fe2+,Zn)3Sn2S12Orth.
2.CB.15aVelikiteCu2HgSnS4Tet.
2.CB.15cUM2006-11-S:CuFeGeZnCu8(Fe,Zn)3Ge2S12 (?)
2.CB.20ChatkaliteCu6FeSn2S8Tet. 4 2m : P4m2
2.CB.20MawsoniteCu6Fe2SnS8Tet. 4 2m : P4m2
2.CB.30ColusiteCu12VAs3S16Iso. 4 3m : P4 3n
2.CB.30GermaniteCu13Fe2Ge2S16Iso. 4 3m : P4 3n
2.CB.30GermanocolusiteCu26V2(Ge,As)6S32Iso.
2.CB.30NekrasoviteCu26V2(Sn,As,Sb)6S32Iso.
2.CB.30StibiocolusiteCu13V(Sb,Sn,As)3S16Iso.
2.CB.30Ovamboite Cu20(Fe,Cu,Zn)6W2Ge6S32Iso.
2.CB.30MaikainiteCu20(Fe,Cu)6Mo2Ge6S32
2.CB.35aHemusiteCu6SnMoS8Iso.
2.CB.35aKiddcreekiteCu6SnWS8Iso. 4 3m : F4 3m
2.CB.35aPolkovicite(Fe,Pb)3(Ge,Fe)1-xS4Iso.
2.CB.35aRenierite(Cu1+,Zn)11Fe4(Ge4+,As5+)2S16Tet. 4 2m : P4 2c
2.CB.35aVincienniteCu+7Cu2+3Fe2+2Fe3+2Sn(As,Sb)S16Tet.
2.CB.35aMorozeviczite(Pb,Fe)3Ge1-xS4Iso.
2.CB.35bCatamarcaiteCu6GeWS8Hex. 6mm : P63mc
2.CB.45CadmoseliteCdSeHex. 6mm : P63mc
2.CB.45GreenockiteCdSHex. 6mm : P63mc
2.CB.45Wurtzite(Zn,Fe)SHex. 6mm : P63mc
2.CB.45RambergiteMnSHex. 6mm : P63mc
2.CB.45Buseckite(Fe,Zn,Mn)SHex. 6mm : P63mc
2.CB.55aCubaniteCuFe2S3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
2.CB.55bIsocubaniteCuFe2S3Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
2.CB.60PicotpauliteTlFe2S3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Cmcm
2.CB.60RaguiniteTlFeS2Orth.
2.CB.65ArgentopyriteAgFe2S3Mon. 2/m
2.CB.65SternbergiteAgFe2S3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
2.CB.70SulvaniteCu3VS4Iso.
2.CB.75VulcaniteCuTeOrth.
2.CB.80EmpressiteAgTeOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
2.CB.85MuthmanniteAuAgTe2Mon. 2/m : P2/m

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

3.1.1ChalcociteCu2SMon. 2/m : P21/b
3.1.2DjurleiteCu31S16Mon. 2/m
3.1.3DigeniteCu9S5Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : R3m
3.1.4AniliteCu7S4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
3.1.5RoxbyiteCu9S5Tric. 1 : P1
3.1.6SpionkopiteCu39S28Trig.
3.1.7GeeriteCu8S5Trig. 3
3.1.8CovelliteCuSHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
3.1.9BerzelianiteCu2SeIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
3.1.10BellidoiteCu2SeTet. 4/m : P42/n
3.1.11UmangiteCu3Se2Tet.
3.1.12YarrowiteCu9S8Trig.
3.1.13AthabascaiteCu5Se4Orth.
3.1.14KlockmanniteCuSeHex. 6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) : P63/mmc
3.1.15Krut'aiteCuSe2Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
3.1.16WeissiteCu2-xTeHex.
3.1.17RickarditeCu7Te5Orth.
3.1.18VulcaniteCuTeOrth.
3.1.19BambollaiteCu(Se,Te)2Tet.
3.1.21MgriiteCu3AsSe3
3.1.22CubaniteCuFe2S3Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
3.1.23BorniteCu5FeS4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pbca
3.1.24FukuchiliteCu3FeS8Iso. m3 (2/m 3) : Pa3
3.1.25ChalcopyriteCuFeS2Tet. 4 2m : I4 2d
3.1.26MooihoekiteCu9Fe9S16Tet.
3.1.27HaycockiteCu4Fe5S8Orth. 2 2 2
3.1.28IsocubaniteCuFe2S3Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
3.1.29IdaiteCu5FeS6Hex.
3.1.30NukundamiteCu3.4Fe0.6S4Trig. 3m (3 2/m) : P3m1
3.1.31PutoraniteCu1.1Fe1.2S2Iso.
3.1.32Orickite2CuFeS2 · H2OHex.
3.1.33EskeborniteCuFeSe2Tet.
3.1.34Chaméanite(Cu,Fe)4As(Se,S)4Iso.
3.1.35TalnakhiteCu9(Fe,Ni)8S16Iso. 4 3m : I4 3m

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 LautiteHide

Reference List:
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Frenzel, A. (1881) Mineralogisches. 6. Lautit. Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen: 3: 504-516.
Palache, C., 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: 327-328.
Marumo, F., Nowacki, W. (1964) The crystal structure of lautite and of sinnerite, a new mineral from the Lengenbach Quarry. Schweizerische Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen: 44: 439-454.
Craig, D.C., Stephenson, N.C. (1965) The crystal structure of lautite, CuAsS. Acta Crystallographica: 19: 543-547.
Chen, T.T., Dutrizac, J.E. (1978) Lautite and cadmium-rich sphalerite from the Ross mine, Hislop Township, Ontario. The Canadian Mineralogist: 16: 665-669.
Ondruš, P., Veselovský, F., Gabašová, A., Hloušek, J., Šrein, V., Vavrín, I., Skála, R., Sejkora, J., Drábek, M. (2003) Primary minerals of the Jáchymov ore district. Journal of the Czech Geological Society: 48: 19-147 .
Bindi, L., Catelani, T., Chelazzi, L., Bonazzi, P. (2008) Reinvestigation of the crystal structure of lautite, CuAsS. Acta Crystallographica: E64: i22.

Internet Links for LautiteHide

Localities for LautiteHide

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.

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.
Austria
 
  • Styria
    • Knittelfeld
      • Flatschach
Paar, W. H. & Meixner, H. (1979): Neues aus den Kupfererzgängen des Flatschacher Bergbau-Reviers in Knittelfeld, Steiermark. - Karinthin 81, 148-150; Exel (1993)
Paar, W.H. & Meixner, H. (1979): Neues aus den Kupfererz-Gängen des Flatschacher Bergbau-Reviers bei Knittelfeld, Steiermark. Karinthin, 81: 148-150.
Canada
 
  • Ontario
    • Cochrane District
      • Hislop Township
Canadian Mineralogist Vol. 16, pp. 665-669 (1978)
China
 
  • Gansu Province
    • Gannan Autonomous Prefecture
      • Luqu Co.
Anthony, J.W. et al.: Handbook of Mineralogy
  • Shandong Province
    • Binzhou Prefecture
      • Zouping Co.
Licheng Tang (1989): Shandong Geological Information 1989(4), 15-21; Pingfu Li and Shurong Yuan (1991): Geology and Prospecting 27(1), 7-12
  • Sichuan Province
    • Ngawa Autonomous Prefecture (Aba Autonomous Prefecture)
      • Zoigê Co. (Ruo'ergai Co.)
Jiajun Liu, Minghua Zhang, and Jianming Liu (1995): Acta Mineralogica Sinica 15(4), 425-427.
  • Tibet Autonomous Region
    • Ngari Prefecture
      • Gê'gyai Co. (Geji Co.)
Zhenghua Hu, Feng Ding, Juxing Tang, Zhijun Li, Xiaofeng Yao, Shilin Deng, Zhi Zhang, Yiyun Wang, Hongxing Wang, Junlong Song, and Wei Chen (2012): Acta Geoscientica Sinica 33(4), 588-600
    • Xigazê Prefecture (Rikaze Prefecture; Shigatse Prefecture)
      • Xaitongmoin Co. (Xietongmen Co.)
Feng Ding, Xinghai Lang, Zhenghua Hu, Huanhuan Yang, Zizheng Wang, and Li Zhang (2012): Acta Geoscientica Sinica 33(4), 546-558
Czech Republic
 
  • Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen)
    • Karlovy Vary Region
      • Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge)
        • Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal)
Lapis 2002(7/8), 63-65
France
 
  • Grand Est
    • Haut-Rhin
      • Ste Marie-aux-Mines (Markirch)
P&T N°23-24, H. BARI 1982, Minéralogie des filons du Neuenberg à Sainte Marie aux Mines (Haut-Rhin).
          • Chrétien Vein
Paul De Bondt
          • Sankt Jakob vein
Dana 7:I:327.
Germany
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Black Forest
      • Hausach
K. Walenta: "Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes", Weise (Munich), 1992
      • Schenkenzell
        • Wittichen
          • Böckelsbach valley
Walenta: "Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes", Weise (Munich), 1992
          • Burgfelsen
No reference listed
          • Heubach Valley
No reference listed
K. Walenta: "Die Mineralien des Schwarzwaldes", Weise (Munich), 1992
      • Titisee-Neustadt
        • Hammereisenbach
Lapis 21(12), 43 (1996)
  • Hesse
    • Odenwald
      • Mühltal
        • Nieder-Beerbach
Nickel, E., and Fettel, M. (1985): Odenwald. Sammlung geologischer Führer Vol. 65, 2nd ed., Bornträger (Berlin, Stuttgart), 231 pp.
  • Lower Saxony
    • Harz
      • St Andreasberg District
No reference listed
  • Saxony
    • Erzgebirge
      • Marienberg District
        • Lauta
A. Frenzel (1881): Mineralogisches - 6. Lautit, Tschermaks Mineralogische und Petrographische Mitteilungen 3, 515-516
        • Wolkenstein
Lapis, Jg 33 (2008), No.9, pag 26-27.
      • Schlema-Hartenstein District
X-ray diffraction analysis, Thomas Witzke
Hungary
 
  • Heves Co.
    • Mátra Mts
      • Recsk
Földessy, J., Hartai, É., & Kupi, L. (2008). NEW DATA ABOUT THE LAHÓCA HIGH SULFIDA-TION MINERALIZATION. Recsk and Lahóca, Geology of the Paleogene Ore Complex, Proceedings of the University of Miskolc, Series A, Mining, 73, 129-143.
India
 
  • Rajasthan (Rajputana)
    • Udaipur Division
      • Sirohi District
        • Deri-Ambaji Zn-Pb-Cu deposit
Deb, M., 1980, Genesis and Metamorphism of Two Stratiform Massive Sulfide Depoosits at Ambaji and Deri in the Precambrian of Western India, Economic Geology, 75:572-591
Iran
 
  • West Azarbaijan Province (West Azerbaijan Province)
    • Takab (Takan Tepe)
Mehrabi, B., Yardley, B.W.D., and Cann, J.R. (1999): Mineralium Deposita 34, 673-696.; Asadi, H.H., Voncken, J.H.L, Kühnel, R.A., and Hale, M. (2000): Mineralium Deposita 35, 656-671.
Namibia
 
  • Otjozondjupa Region
    • Grootfontein District
      • Kombat
Dunn, P.J. (1991), Rare minerals of the Kombat Mine, Mineralogical Record: 22(6): 421-425.
Peru
 
  • La Libertad Department
    • Sanchez Carrion Province
      • Huamachuco
        • Mundo Nuevo
EDS and EMPA-WDS analyzed Frank Keutsch
Poland
 
  • Lower Silesia (Dolnośląskie)
    • Legnica
      • Lubin District
Kucha H. 2007: Mineralogia kruszcowa i geochemia ciała rudnego złoża Lubin-Sieroszowice. Biuletyn PIG, vol. 423, pp. 77-94
Spain
 
  • Andalusia
    • Córdoba
      • Fuente Obejuna (Fuenteovejuna)
Carmona Ruiz, A.; Ramos Márquez, I.; Menor Salván, C. (2016). Grupo Minero de Navalespino y mina “La Solución”, Fuente Obejuna (Córdoba): historia, explotación y mineralogía. Acopios, 7. Pp. 21-227
Switzerland
 
  • Wallis (Valais)
    • Riddes
      • Isérables
Hügi, T., Köppel, V., de Quervain, F. and Rickenbach, E. (1967): Die Uranvererzungen bei Isérables, VS. Beitr. Geol. Schweiz, Geotechn. Ser. 42, 88 pages (in German)
USA
 
  • Arizona
Anthony, J.W., et al (1995), Mineralogy of Arizona, 3rd.ed.: 272; Wenrich, K.J. & H.B. Sutphin (1988), Recognition of breccia pipes in northern Arizona, AZ Bur. Geol. Min. Tech. Fieldnotes: 18: 1-5, II.
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