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Jentschite

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Formula:
TlPbAs2SbS6
System:
Monoclinic
Colour:
Black
Hardness:
2 - 2½
Name:
The name honours Franz Jentsch (1868–1908), an early prolific collector of Lengenbach minerals.
This page provides mineralogical data about Jentschite.


Classification of Jentschite

Approved
2.HD.40

2 : SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites, etc.)
H : Sulfosalts of SnS archetype
D : With Tl

Physical Properties of Jentschite

Colour:
Black
Streak:
Dark red
Hardness (Mohs):
2 - 2½

Chemical Properties of Jentschite

Formula:
TlPbAs2SbS6
Elements listed in formula:

Crystallography of Jentschite

Crystal System:
Monoclinic

Type Occurrence of Jentschite

Relationship of Jentschite to other Species

2.HD.05LoránditeTlAsS2
2.HD.05WeissbergiteTlSbS2
2.HD.15ChristiteTlHgAsS3
2.HD.20JankovićiteTl5Sb9(As,Sb)4S22
2.HD.25RebuliteTl5Sb5As8S22
2.HD.30ImhofiteTl5.8As15.4S26
2.HD.35EdenharteriteTlPbAs3S6
2.HD.45HutchinsoniteTlPbAs5S9
2.HD.50BernarditeTlAs5S8
2.HD.55SicheriteTlAg2(As,Sb)3S6
2.HD.60GabrieliteTl2AgCu2As3S7

Other Names for Jentschite

Name in Other Languages:
German:Jentschit
Simplified Chinese:辉砷银铅矿
Spanish:Jentschita

Other Information

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 Jentschite

Reference List:
Palache, Charles, Harry Berman & Clifford Frondel (1944), The System of Mineralogy of James Dwight Dana and Edward Salisbury Dana Yale University 1837-1892, Volume I: Elements, Sulfides, Sulfosalts, Oxides. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York. 7th edition, revised and enlarged: 398.

Mineralogical Record: 28: 484-485.

Mineralogical Magazine (1997): 61: 131-137.

Berlepsch, P. (1996): Crystal structure and crystal chemistry of the homeotypes edenharterite (TIPbAs3S6) and jentschite (TIPbAs2SbS6) from Lengenbach, Binntal (Switzerland). Schweizerische mineralogische und petrographische Mitteilungen 26, 147-157.

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Localities for Jentschite

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.
(TL) indicates type locality for a valid mineral species. (FRL) indicates first recorded locality for everything else. ? indicates mineral may be doubtful at this locality. All other localities listed without reference should be considered as uncertain and unproven until references can be found.
Switzerland (TL)
 
  • Wallis (Valais)
    • Binn Valley
      • Fäld (Imfeld; Im Feld; Feld)
Mineralogical Magazine(1997) 61, 131-137
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