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Madocite

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Formula:
Pb19(Sb,As)16S43
Hardness:
3
Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Name:
Named by by John L. Jambor in 1965 for the town of the type locality: Madoc, Ontario, Canada.
This page provides mineralogical data about Madocite.


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Classification of MadociteHide

Approved
2.LB.30

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
L : Unclassified Sulfosalts
B : With essential Pb
3.5.7.1

3 : SULFOSALTS
5 : 2.5 < ø < 3
5.6.14

5 : Sulphosalts - Sulpharsenites and Sulphobismuthites (those containing Sn, Ge,or V are in Section 6)
6 : Sulpharsenites etc. of Pb alone

Physical Properties of MadociteHide

Hardness:

Chemical Properties of MadociteHide

Formula:
Pb19(Sb,As)16S43

Crystallography of MadociteHide

Crystal System:
Orthorhombic
Cell Parameters:
a = 27.2(2) Å, b = 34.1(2) Å, c = 4.06(5) Å
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.798 : 1 : 0.119
Unit Cell V:
3,765.73 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)
Z:
4
Comment:
Space group Pbam or Pba2. Strong pseudoperiod with c' = 0.5c.

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
3.87 (50)
3.67 (70)
3.396 (100)
3.355 (90)
3.110 (40)
2.925 (60)
2.720 (80)

Type Occurrence of MadociteHide

Synonyms of MadociteHide

Other Language Names for MadociteHide

German:Madocit
Spanish:Madocita

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

2.LB.05MiharaiteCu4FePbBiS6Orth.
2.LB.30ArdaitePb19Sb13S35Cl7Mon.
2.LB.30LaunayiteCuPb10(Sb,As)12S20Mon.
2.LB.30PlayfairitePb16(Sb,As)19S44ClMon.
2.LB.30SorbyiteCuPb9(Sb,As)11S26Mon. 2/m : B2/m
2.LB.30SterryiteCu(Ag,Cu)3Pb19(Sb,As)22(As-As)S56Mon. 2/m
2.LB.35Larosite(Cu,Ag)21PbBiS13Orth.
2.LB.40PetroviciteCu3HgPbBiSe5Orth.
2.LB.40MazzettiiteAg3HgPbSbTe5Orth.
2.LB.45CreraritePt2-x(Bi,Pb)11(S,Se)11Tric. 1 : P1

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

5.6.1SartoritePbAs2S4Mon. 2/m : P21/m
5.6.2DufrénoysitePb2As2S5Mon. 2 : P21
5.6.3LiveingitePb9As13S28Mon.
5.6.4BaumhaueritePb12As16S36Tric. 1 : P1
5.6.5GratonitePb9As4S15Trig. 3m : R3m
5.6.6JordanitePb14(As,Sb)6S23Mon. 2/m : P21/m
5.6.7FülöppitePb3Sb8S15Mon. 2/m : B2/b
5.6.8ZinkenitePb9Sb22S42Hex. 6 : P63
5.6.9PlagionitePb5Sb8S17Mon. 2/m
5.6.10HeteromorphitePb7Sb8S19Mon. 2/m : B2/b
5.6.11LaunayiteCuPb10(Sb,As)12S20Mon.
5.6.12PlayfairitePb16(Sb,As)19S44ClMon.
5.6.13SemseyitePb9Sb8S21Mon. 2/m : B2/b
5.6.15BoulangeritePb5Sb4S11Mon. 2/m : P21/b
5.6.17RobinsonitePb4Sb6S13Mon. 2/m : P21/m
5.6.18GuettarditePbAsSbS4Mon. 2/m : P21/b
5.6.19Twinnite Pb0.8Tl0.1Sb1.3As0.8S4Mon. 2/m
5.6.20VeenitePb2(Sb,As)2S5Mon. 2 : P21
5.6.21SorbyiteCuPb9(Sb,As)11S26Mon. 2/m : B2/m
5.6.22GeocronitePb14(Sb,As)6S23Mon. 2/m : P21/m
5.6.23GalenobismutitePbBi2S4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.6.24CosalitePb2Bi2S5Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.6.25CannizzaritePb48Bi56S132Mon. 2/m : P21/m
5.6.26LillianitePb3-2xAgxBi2+xS6Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.6.27GiessenitePb27Cu2(Bi,Sb)19S57Mon. 2/m
5.6.28Platynite
5.6.29XilingolitePb3Bi2S6Mon.
5.6.30WeibullitePb5Bi8Se7S11Orth.
5.6.31WittitePb9Bi12(S,Se)27Mon.
5.6.32KirkiitePb10Bi3As3S19Mon. 2/m : P21/m
5.6.33UstarasitePb(Bi,Sb)6S10 (?)

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 MadociteHide

Reference List:
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Jambor, J. L. (1967): New lead sulfantimonides from Madoc, Ontario. Part 1. Canadian Mineralogist 9, 7-24.
Jambor, J. L. (1968): New lead sulfoantimonides from Madoc, Ontario. III. Syntheses, paragenesis, origin. Canadian Mineralogist 9, 505-521. [Abs. in American Mineralogist (1968): 53: 1421]
Walia, D. S. & Chang, L. L. Y. (1973): Investigations in the systems PbS-Sb2S3-As2S3 and PbS-Bi2S3-As2S3. Can. Mineral., 12, 113-119.
JAMBOR, J.L., LAFLAMME, J.H.G. & WALKER, D.A. (1982): A re-examination of the Madoc sulfosalts. Mineralogical Record 13, 93-100. [p. 94]
Kaya Wei, Joshua Martin, Satofumi Maruyama, Takao Mori, George S. Nolas (2017): Physical properties of madocite: A quaternary chalcogenide with very low thermal conductivity. Journal of Solid State Chemistry 251, 113-115. [Note: ID uncertain]

Internet Links for MadociteHide

Localities for MadociteHide

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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.
Bolivia
 
  • La Paz Department
    • Inquisivi Province
      • Colquiri
Walenta, K., Lehmann, B., & Zwiener, M. (1980). Colquiriit, ein neues Fluoridmineral aus der Zinnlagerstätte von Colquiri in Bolivien. Tschermaks mineralogische und petrographische Mitteilungen, 27(4), 275-281.
Canada (TL)
 
  • Ontario
    • Hastings Co.
      • Madoc area
        • Huntingdon Township
JAMBOR, J.L. (1967): New lead sulfantimonides from Madoc, Ontario. 1. Canadian Mineralogist 9, 7-24. JAMBOR, J.L. (1967): New lead sulfantimonides from Madoc, Ontario. 2. Mineral descriptions. Canadian Mineralogist 9, 191-213. JAMBOR, J.L. (1968): New lead sulfantimonides from Madoc, Ontario. 3. Syntheses, paragenesis, origin. Canadian Mineralogist 10, 507-521. JAMBOR, J.L., LAFLAMME, J.H.G. & WALKER, D.A. (1982): A re-examination of the Madoc sulfosalts. Mineralogical Record 13, 93-100.
France
 
  • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    • Hautes-Alpes
      • La Chapelle-en-Valgaudemar (La Chapelle-en-Valgaudémar)
Anthony, Bideaux, Bladh, Nichols: "Handbook of Mineralogy", Vol. 1, 1990
Japan
 
  • Hokkaido
    • Oshima peninsula
      • Hiyama Subprefecture
        • Kaminokuni
ISHIYAMA, D., MATSUEDA, H., & MATSUBAYA, O. (1990). Copper-lead-zinc mineralization at the Hayakawa and Shakako deposits, Jokoku-Katsuraoka mining area, southwestern Hokkaido, Japan. JOURNAL OF MINERALOGY, PETROLOGY AND ECONOMIC GEOLOGY, 85(7), 341-353.
Romania
 
  • Maramureș Co.
    • Baia Mare (Nagybánya)
      • Chiuzbaia (Kisbánya)
http://minerals-of-the-carpathians.eu
Sweden
 
  • Västerbotten
    • Skellefteå
      • Boliden
No reference listed
USA
 
  • Idaho
Jambor (1967a) Canadian Mineralogist 9, 7-24
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