IMPORTANT MESSAGE. We need your support now to keep mindat.org running. Click here to find out why.
Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for Educators
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
StatisticsThe ElementsUsersBooks & MagazinesMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day Gallery

Hloušekite

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Hide all sections | Show all sections

About HloušekiteHide

Jan Hloušek
Formula:
(Ni,Co)Cu4(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2·9H2O
Colour:
Pale green
Lustre:
Vitreous
Hardness:
2 - 3
Specific Gravity:
3.295 (Calculated)
Crystal System:
Triclinic
Name:
In honor of Dr. Jan Hloušek (10 March 1950 Karlovy Vary - 27 April 2014), collector, geologist, mineralogist and expert on Jáchymov ore area and its minerals. He wrote the encyclopaedic, two volume book Jachymov-Joachimsthal.
This page provides mineralogical data about Hloušekite.


Classification of HloušekiteHide

Approved
Approval Year:
2013
First Published:
2014

Physical Properties of HloušekiteHide

Vitreous
Transparency:
Transparent
Colour:
Pale green
Streak:
Greyish-white
Hardness:
2 - 3 on Mohs scale
Tenacity:
Very brittle
Cleavage:
Perfect
on {010}
Fracture:
Irregular/Uneven
Density:
3.295 g/cm3 (Calculated)

Optical Data of HloušekiteHide

Type:
Biaxial
RI values:
nα = 1.653(2) nγ = 1.730
Warning: number_format() expects parameter 1 to be float, string given in /home/mindat/www/show_class.php on line 4131
Max Birefringence:
δ = 0.077
Image shows birefringence interference colour range (at 30µm thickness)
and does not take into account mineral colouration.
Surface Relief:
Moderate
Pleochroism:
Weak
Comments:
In larger grains it is weakly to moderately pleochroic (α = colourless, γ = pale green to green).

Chemical Properties of HloušekiteHide

Formula:
(Ni,Co)Cu4(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2·9H2O
IMA Formula:
(Ni,Co)Cu4(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2 · 9H2O

Crystallography of HloušekiteHide

Crystal System:
Triclinic
Class (H-M):
1 - Pinacoidal
Space Group:
P1
Cell Parameters:
a = 6.4010(6) Å, b = 8.0041(6) Å, c = 10.3969(14) Å
α = 85.824(8)°, β = 79.873(9)°, γ = 84.655(7)°
Ratio:
a:b:c = 0.8 : 1 : 1.299
Unit Cell V:
521.23 ų
Z:
1
Morphology:
Thin, lath-like crystals, locally elongated reaching up to 3 mm across.

X-Ray Powder DiffractionHide

Powder Diffraction Data:
d-spacingIntensity
10.211(100)
7.974(9)
3.984(6)
3.656(5)
3.631(5)
3.241(5)
3.145(5)
3.006(5)
Comments:
From Type Description.

Type Occurrence of HloušekiteHide

General Appearance of Type Material:
On the surface of strongly altered ore fragments containing dominant tennantite and chalcopyrite
Place of Conservation of Type Material:
Type material is deposited in the collections of the Department of Mineralogy and Petrology of the National Museum in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic, catalogue number P1P 3/2013
Associated Minerals at Type Locality:
Reference:
Plášil, J., Sejkora, J., Škoda, R., Novák, M., Kasatkin, A.V., Škácha, P., Veselovský, F., Fejfarová, K., Ondruš, P. (2014) Hloušekite, (Ni,Co)Cu4(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2(H2O)9, a new member of the lindackerite supergroup from Jáchymov, Czech Republic. Mineralogical Magazine: 78: 1341-1353.

Synonyms of HloušekiteHide

Relationship of Hloušekite to other SpeciesHide

Other Members of this group:
LindackeriteCuCu4(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 9H2OTric. 1 : P1
PradetiteCoCu4(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 9H2OTric. 1 : P1
VeselovskýiteZnCu4(AsO4)2(HAsO4)2 · 9H2OTric. 1 : P1

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Babánekite1 photo of Hloušekite associated with Babánekite on mindat.org.
Gypsum1 photo of Hloušekite associated with Gypsum on mindat.org.

Fluorescence of HloušekiteHide

Does not fluoresce under shortwave or longwave ultraviolet radiation

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 HloušekiteHide

Reference List:
Sort by Year (asc) | by Year (desc) | by Author (A-Z) | by Author (Z-A)
Plášil, J., Škácha, P., Sejkora, J., Novák, M., Veselovský , F., Škoda, R., Čejka, J., Ondruš, P. and Kasatkin (2013) Hloušekite, IMA 2013-048. CNMNC Newsletter No. 17, October 2013, page 3001. Mineralogical Magazine: 77: 2997-3005.
Plášil, J., Sejkora, J., Škoda, R., Novák, M., Kasatkin, A.V., Škácha, P., Veselovský, F., Fejfarová, K., Ondruš, P. (2014) Hloušekite, (Ni,Co)Cu4(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2(H2O)9, a new member of the lindackerite supergroup from Jáchymov, Czech Republic. Mineralogical Magazine: 78: 1341-1353.

Internet Links for HloušekiteHide

Localities for HloušekiteHide

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.
Czech Republic (TL)
 
  • Karlovy Vary Region
    • Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge)
      • Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal)
        • Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal)
          • Rovnost Mine (Werner Mine)
Plášil, J., Škácha, P., Sejkora, J., Novák, M., Veselovský , F., Škoda, R., Čejka, J., Ondruš, P. and Kasatkin (2013) Hlousˇekite, IMA 2013-048. CNMNC Newsletter No. 17, October 2013, page 3001; Mineralogical Magazine, 77, 2997-3005.; Plášil, J., Sejkora, J., Škoda, R., Novák, M., Kasatkin, A.V., Škácha, P., Veselovský, F., Fejfarová, K., Ondruš, P. (2014): Hloušekite, (Ni,Co)Cu4(AsO4)2(AsO3OH)2(H2O)9, a new member of the lindackerite supergroup from Jáchymov, Czech Republic. Mineralogical Magazine, 78, 1341-1353.
Germany
 
  • Baden-Württemberg
    • Black Forest
      • Wolfach
        • Oberwolfach
          • Rankach valley
Blaß, G., Kolitsch, U. and Draxler, V. (2016): Weitere Neubestimmungen von der Grube Clara in Wolfach, Schwarzwald: Lindackerit, Hloušekit und Metaheinrichit. Mineralien-Welt 27 (1), 56-58. (in German)
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2018, except where stated. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: October 16, 2018 02:26:28 Page generated: August 16, 2018 01:19:33
Go to top of page