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Chlorbartonite

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Formula:
K6Fe24S26(Cl,S)
Colour:
brown, black
Lustre:
Sub-Metallic
Hardness:
4
Specific Gravity:
3.7
Crystal System:
Tetragonal
Name:
Named for the relationship to Bartonite
Chemically very close to djerfisherite.


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Classification of ChlorbartoniteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
2000
2.FC.10

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
F : Sulfides of arsenic, alkalies; sulfides with halide, oxide, hydroxide, H2O
C : With Cl, Br, I (halide-sulfides)
Dana 7th ed.:
2.9.19.2

Physical Properties of ChlorbartoniteHide

Sub-Metallic
Transparency:
Opaque
Colour:
brown, black
Streak:
black
Hardness:
Hardness:
VHN40=203 - 212 kg/mm2 - Vickers
Tenacity:
Brittle
Cleavage:
None Observed
Fracture:
Conchoidal
Density:
3.7 g/cm3 (Measured)    3.65 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of ChlorbartoniteHide

Type:
Isotropic
Reflectivity:
470(13.5) 546(15.1) 589(17.2) 650nmR=10.8%

Reflectance graph
Graph shows reflectance levels at different wavelengths (in nm). Top of box is 100%. Peak reflectance is 10.8%.
Colour in reflected light:
yellowish brown
Internal Reflections:
none observed

Chemical Properties of ChlorbartoniteHide

Formula:
K6Fe24S26(Cl,S)
IMA Formula:
K6Fe24S26Cl

Crystallography of ChlorbartoniteHide

Crystal System:
Tetragonal
Class (H-M):
4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal
Space Group:
I4/mmm
Cell Parameters:
a = 10.381 Å, b = 20.614 Å
Unit Cell V:
2221.5 ų
Z:
2

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
9.25(33)
5.97(65)
3.121(45)
2.986(100)
2.380(38)
2.374(57)
1.834(51)
1.830(82)

Type Occurrence of ChlorbartoniteHide

Synonyms of ChlorbartoniteHide

Other Language Names for ChlorbartoniteHide

Simplified Chinese:氯硫铁钾矿
Traditional Chinese:氯硫鐵鉀礦

Relationship of Chlorbartonite to other SpeciesHide

Structurally related to group(s):
Djerfisherite GroupStructurally related to bartonite and pentlandite.

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Ussingite1 photo of Chlorbartonite associated with Ussingite on mindat.org.
Galena1 photo of Chlorbartonite associated with Galena on mindat.org.
Djerfisherite1 photo of Chlorbartonite associated with Djerfisherite on mindat.org.

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

2.FC.Demicheleite-(I)BiSIOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
2.FC.05DjerfisheriteK6(Fe,Cu,Ni)25S26ClIso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Pm3m
2.FC.05ThalfenisiteTl6(Fe,Ni,Cu)25S26Cl
2.FC.05Owensite(Ba,Pb)6(Cu,Fe,Ni)25S27Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Pm3m
2.FC.10BartoniteK6Fe20S26STet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : I4/mmm
2.FC.15aArzakiteHg2+3S2(Br,Cl)2Mon.
2.FC.15aCorderoiteHg2+3S2Cl2Iso. m3 (2/m 3)
2.FC.15cGrechishcheviteHg2+3S2(Br,Cl,I)2Tet.
2.FC.15aLavrentieviteHg2+3S2(Cl,Br)2Mon.
2.FC.15dRadtkeiteHg2+3S2IClMon. 2/m : B2/m
2.FC.15bKenhsuiteHg2+3S2Cl2Orth.
2.FC.20aCapgaronniteAgHgClSOrth.
2.FC.20cPerrouditeHg5Ag4S5(I,Br)2Cl2Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 2
2.FC.20bIltisiteHgAgS(Cl,Br)Hex.
2.FC.25Demicheleite-(Br)BiSBrOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma
2.FC.25Demicheleite-(Cl)BiSClOrth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pnma

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 ChlorbartoniteHide

Reference List:
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Canadian Mineralogist 41, 503-511

Internet Links for ChlorbartoniteHide

Localities for ChlorbartoniteHide

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.
Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)
 
  • Kivu
    • Goma
Andersen, T., Elburg, M. A., & Erambert, M. (2014). Extreme peralkalinity in delhayelite-and andremeyerite-bearing nephelinite from Nyiragongo volcano, East African Rift. Lithos, 206, 164-178.
Greenland
 
  • Kujalleq
    • Narsaq
      • Ilímaussaq complex
        • Kuannersuit Plateau (Kvanefjeld)
Friis, H. (2016). First occurrence of moskvinite-(Y) in the Ilímaussaq alkaline complex, South Greenland–implications for rare-earth element mobility. Mineralogical Magazine, 80(1), 31-41.
Italy
 
  • Umbria
    • Terni Province
      • San Venanzo
Sharygin probeb; Sharygin, V. V., Pekov, I. V., Zubkova, N. V., Khomyakov, A. P., Stoppa, F., & Pushcharovsky, D. Y. (2013). Umbrianite, K7Na2Ca2 [Al3Si10O29] F2Cl2, a new mineral species from melilitolite of the Pian di Celle volcano, Umbria, Italy. European Journal of Mineralogy, 25(4), 655-669.
Russia
 
  • Eastern-Siberian Region
    • Krasnoyarsk Territory (Krasnoyarsk Kray; Krasnoyarskii Krai)
      • Maimecha and Kotui Rivers Basin
N. V. Sorokhtina, A.M. Asavin, V.G .Senin (2010) K-bearing sulfides in carbonatites of the Guli massif of the Polar Siberia. Abstracts of XXVII International conference School «Geochemistry of Alkaline rocks». – Moscow-Koktebel’. pp. 240 pp.
  • Northern Region
    • Murmanskaya Oblast'
      • Khibiny Massif
        • Koashva Mt
Canadian Mineralogist (2003) 41, pp. 503-511
      • Lovozero Massif
        • Kedykverpakhk Mt
          • Karnasurt underground mine
            • Kedyk area
Mineralogical Record: 36(4): 397-416.
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