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A polytype of Heterogenite

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Crystallography of Heterogenite-2HHide

Crystal System:
Class (H-M):
6/mmm (6/m 2/m 2/m) - Dihexagonal Dipyramidal
Space Group:
Cell Parameters:
a = 2.855(5) Å, c = 8.805(5) Å
a:c = 1 : 3.084
Unit Cell V:
62.15 ų (Calculated from Unit Cell)

First Recorded Occurrence of Heterogenite-2HHide

Other Language Names for Heterogenite-2HHide

Common AssociatesHide

Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Erythrite2 photos of Heterogenite-2H associated with Erythrite on
Roselite2 photos of Heterogenite-2H associated with Roselite on
Hörnesite2 photos of Heterogenite-2H associated with Hörnesite on
Illite1 photo of Heterogenite-2H associated with Illite on

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 Heterogenite-2HHide

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Deliens, M. & Goethals, H. (1973): Polytypism of heterogenite. Mineral. Mag., 39, 152–157.

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Localities for Heterogenite-2HHide

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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.
  • Queensland
    • Cloncurry Shire
      • Cloncurry
Laurie J. Lawrence, Vera Munro-Smith, Anthony R. Ramsden, James L. Sharpe & Peter A. Williams (1999) Geology and Mineralogy of the Lorena Gold Mine, Cloncurry District, North-west Queensland. Journal and Proceedings of The Royal Society of New South Wales 132:29-35
      • Kajabbi
Munro-Smith et al., 2000
Democratic Republic of the Congo (FRL)
  • Katanga (Shaba)
    • Kambove District
Deliens M, Goethals H (1973) Polytypism of heterogenite, Mineralogical Magazine, 39, 152-157
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