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Tellurohauchecornite

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Wilhelm Hauchecorne
Formula:
Ni9Bi(Te,Bi)S8
Colour:
Bronze
Lustre:
Metallic
Hardness:
4
Crystal System:
Tetragonal
Name:
Named as the tellurian end-member of the hauchecornite group of minerals.

Heinrich Lambert Wilhelm Hauchecorne (13 August 1828, Aachen, Germany – 15 January 1900, Berlin, Germany), was Director of the Geological Survey and Mining Academy, Berlin, Germany.
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Classification of TellurohauchecorniteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
1978
2.BB.10

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
B : Metal Sulfides, M: S > 1: 1 (mainly 2: 1)
B : With Ni
3.2.5.3

3 : SULFOSALTS
2 : ø = 4
5.8.16

5 : Sulphosalts - Sulpharsenites and Sulphobismuthites (those containing Sn, Ge,or V are in Section 6)
8 : Sulpharsenites etc. of Mn, Fe, Co and Ni

Physical Properties of TellurohauchecorniteHide

Metallic
Transparency:
Opaque
Colour:
Bronze
Hardness:

Chemical Properties of TellurohauchecorniteHide

Formula:
Ni9Bi(Te,Bi)S8
IMA Formula:
Ni9BiTeS8
Common Impurities:
Fe,Co,As,Sb

Crystallography of TellurohauchecorniteHide

Crystal System:
Tetragonal
Cell Parameters:
a = 14.64 Å, c = 10.87 Å
Ratio:
a:c = 1 : 0.742
Unit Cell V:
2,329.76 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

Type Occurrence of TellurohauchecorniteHide

Synonyms of TellurohauchecorniteHide

Other Language Names for TellurohauchecorniteHide

Relationship of Tellurohauchecornite to other SpeciesHide

Structurally related to group(s):

Related Minerals - Nickel-Strunz GroupingHide

2.BB.HoromaniteFe6Ni3S8Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/mmm
2.BB.SamaniiteCu2Fe5Ni2S8Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mnm
2.BB.UM2007-27-S:CuFeIrNiRh(Ni,Fe,Cu,Rh,Ir)11S9
2.BB.05HeazlewooditeNi3S2Trig. 3 2 : R3 2
2.BB.05OregoniteNi2FeAs2Hex.
2.BB.05Vozhminite(Ni,Co)4(As,Sb)S2Hex.
2.BB.05UM2007-30-S:FeFe3S2
2.BB.10ArsenohauchecorniteNi18Bi3AsS16Tet.
2.BB.10BismutohauchecorniteNi9Bi2S8Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/mmm
2.BB.10HauchecorniteNi9BiSbS8Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/mmm
2.BB.10TučekiteNi9Sb2S8Tet.
2.BB.15ArgentopentlanditeAg(Fe,Ni)8S8Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
2.BB.15Cobaltpentlandite(Co,Ni,Fe)9S8Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
2.BB.15Geffroyite(Cu,Fe,Ag)9(Se,S)8Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
2.BB.15Godlevskite(Ni,Fe)9S8Orth. 2 2 2 : C2 2 2
2.BB.15Kharaelakhite(Cu,Pt,Pb,Fe,Ni)9S8Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmmm
2.BB.15Manganoshadlunite(Mn,Pb,Cd)(Cu,Fe)8S8
2.BB.15Pentlandite(FexNiy)Σ9S8Iso. m3m (4/m 3 2/m) : Fm3m
2.BB.15Shadlunite(Pb,Cd)(Fe,Cu)8S8
2.BB.15SugakiiteCu(Fe,Ni)8S8Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P42/mnm
2.BB.15UM2002-26-S:FeNi(Ni,Fe)9S8Hex.

Related Minerals - Dana Grouping (8th Ed.)Hide

3.2.5.1HauchecorniteNi9BiSbS8Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/mmm
3.2.5.2BismutohauchecorniteNi9Bi2S8Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/mmm
3.2.5.4ArsenohauchecorniteNi18Bi3AsS16Tet.
3.2.5.5TučekiteNi9Sb2S8Tet.

Related Minerals - Hey's Chemical Index of Minerals GroupingHide

5.8.1SamsoniteAg4MnSb2S6Mon. 2/m : P21/m
5.8.2UchucchacuaiteAgMnPb3Sb5S12Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m) : Pmmm
5.8.3BenavidesitePb4MnSb6S14Mon. 2/m : P21/b
5.8.4BerthieriteFeSb2S4Orth. mmm (2/m 2/m 2/m)
5.8.5JamesonitePb4FeSb6S14Mon. 2/m : P21/b
5.8.6ParajamesoniteOrth.
5.8.7GaravelliteFeSbBiS4Orth.
5.8.8IzoklakeitePb27(Cu,Fe,Ag)2(Sb,Bi)19S57Orth.
5.8.9MiharaiteCu4FePbBiS6Orth.
5.8.10Sakharovaite(Pb,Bi)4FeSb6S14Mon.
5.8.11ArsenohauchecorniteNi18Bi3AsS16Tet.
5.8.12TučekiteNi9Sb2S8Tet.
5.8.13BismutohauchecorniteNi9Bi2S8Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/mmm
5.8.14ParkeriteNi3(Bi,Pb)2S2Mon.
5.8.15HauchecorniteNi9BiSbS8Tet. 4/mmm (4/m 2/m 2/m) : P4/mmm
5.8.17LapieiteNiCuSbS3Orth.
5.8.18MückeiteNiCu(Bi,Sb)S3Orth. 2 2 2 : P21 21 21
5.8.19Vozhminite(Ni,Co)4(As,Sb)S2Hex.

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 TellurohauchecorniteHide

Reference List:
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GAIT, R.I. & HARRIS, D.C. (1972): Hauchecornite - antimonian, arsenian and tellurian varieties. Canadian Mineralogist 11, 819-825.
GAIT, R.I. & HARRIS, D.C. (1980): Arsenohauchecornite and tellurohauchecornite: new minerals in the hauchecornite group. Mineralogical Magazine 43, 877-878.
Abstracted in: American Mineralogist (1981): 66: 436-437.

Internet Links for TellurohauchecorniteHide

Localities for TellurohauchecorniteHide

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Locality ListHide

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All localities listed without proper references should be considered as questionable.
Canada (TL)
 
  • Ontario
    • Sudbury District
      • Levack Township
GAIT, R.I. & HARRIS, D.C. (1972): Hauchecornite - antimonian, arsenian and tellurian varieties. Canadian Mineralogist 11, 819-825. GAIT, R.I. & HARRIS, D.C. (1980): Arsenohauchecornite and tellurohauchecornite: new minerals in the hauchecornite group. Mineralogical Magazine 43, 877-878.
Italy
 
  • Lombardy
    • Sondrio Province
      • Valtellina
        • Malenco Valley
          • Lanterna Valley
            • Lanzada
              • Mt. Motta
Bedognè, F., Campostrini, I., Demartin, F. (2011): Tellurohauchecornite della miniera IMI Fabi, Val Lanterna, Lanzada (Sondrio). Micro, 2/2011, 87-88
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