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Hg31+(CO3)(OH) · 2H2O
Pale greenish yellow
This page provides mineralogical data about Clearcreekite.

Classification of Clearcreekite


D : Carbonates with additional anions, with H2O
C : With large cations

Physical Properties of Clearcreekite

Pale greenish yellow
Pale greenish yellow

Optical Data of Clearcreekite

r > v strong

Chemical Properties of Clearcreekite

IMA Formula:
Hg31+(CO3)(OH) · 2H2O
Elements listed in formula:

Crystallography of Clearcreekite

Crystal System:

Type Occurrence of Clearcreekite

Relationship of Clearcreekite to other Species

5.DC.05Ancylite-(Ce)CeSr(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
5.DC.05Calcioancylite-(Nd)Nd2.8Ca1.2(CO3)4(OH)3 · H2O
5.DC.05Gysinite-(Nd)PbNd(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
5.DC.05Ancylite-(La)LaSr(CO3)2(OH) · H2O
5.DC.10Kamphaugite-(Y)Ca2Y2(CO3)4(OH)2 · 3H2O
5.DC.15SheldrickiteNaCa3(CO3)2F3 · H2O
5.DC.20Thomasclarkite-(Y)NaY(HCO3)(OH)3 · 4H2O
5.DC.25PeterbaylissiteHg3CO3(OH) · 2H2O
5.DC.35NiveolaniteNaBeCO3(OH) · 2H2O

Other Names for Clearcreekite

Name in Other Languages:
Simplified Chinese:单斜羟碳汞石
Traditional Chinese:單斜羥碳汞石

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 Clearcreekite

Reference List:
Canadian Mineralogist: 39: 779-784.

Internet Links for Clearcreekite URL:
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Localities for Clearcreekite

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.
(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.
  • California
    • San Benito Co.
      • Diablo Range
        • New Idria District
          • Picacho Peak
Mineralogical Record: 33: 162; Canadian Mineralogist (2001): 39: 779-784.
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