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CCUK-15

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Formula:
Hg+10Hg2+3O6I2(Cl,Br)2
Lustre:
Metallic
Very rare, found as inclusions in aurivilliusite, in association with mercury, cinnabar, and edgarbaileyite. Chemically related to tedhadleyite, from which (and from vasilyevite) it is indistinguishable in th-scale. Macroscopically resembles a metallic-looking sulphide or sulphosalt.


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Physical Properties of CCUK-15Hide

Metallic
Transparency:
Opaque
Tenacity:
Brittle
Fracture:
Irregular/Uneven

Chemical Properties of CCUK-15Hide

Formula:
Hg+10Hg2+3O6I2(Cl,Br)2

Fluorescence of CCUK-15Hide

non-fluorescent

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 CCUK-15Hide

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Dunning, G.E., Hadley, T.A., Magnasco, J., Christy, A.G., Cooper, J.F., Jr. (2015): The Clear Creek Mine. The Mineralogical Record: 36: 337-363.

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- 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.
USA
 
  • California
    • San Benito Co.
      • Diablo Range
        • New Idria District
          • Goat Mountain
Dunning, G.E., Hadley, T.A., Magnasco, J., Christy, A.G., Cooper, J.F., Jr. (2015): The Clear Creek Mine. The Mineralogical Record: 36: 337-363.
 
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