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Breithauptit in Calcit
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Breithauptit in Calcit

Violett-metallischer Breithauptit in Calcit (mit Tonschieferfragmenten) von der Typlokalität. Grube Samson, St. Andreasberg, Harz. Stufenbreite: rund 4 cm.

Collection: Jan Hartmann
Copyright: Jan Hartmann
Contribution: Alcest 2017-02-11
Locality: Grube Samson / St. Andreasberg, Revier / Braunlage / Goslar, Landkreis / Niedersachsen / Deutschland
Breithauptit, Erstfund Claus Friedrich Beerberg (Auswendiges Revier)
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Breithauptit, Erstfund Claus Friedrich Beerberg (Auswendiges Revier)

Dendritischer Breithauptit (hell rosa, deutlicher Reflexionspleochroismus) mit wenig Löllingit (hellgrau) in Calcit (schwarz). Bildbreite: 790 µm, Ölimmersion, LPL. Claus Friedrich, Sankt Andreasbe...

Collection: argentopyrit
Copyright: haldenhannes
Contribution: ganomatit 2017-02-18
Locality: Grube Claus Friedrich / Beerberg / St. Andreasberg, Revier / Braunlage / Goslar, Landkreis / Niedersachsen / Deutschland
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Breithauptit

Bildbreite: 17 mm; Fundort: Grube Samson, St. Andreasberg, Harz, Deutschland

Copyright: Leonardus
Contribution: slugslayer 2009-06-20
Locality: Grube Samson / St. Andreasberg, Revier / Braunlage / Goslar, Landkreis / Niedersachsen / Deutschland
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Breithauptit

Sankt Andreasberg/Harz, Stufe etwa 5x5x1 cm, zusammen mit Calcit, Galenit und Nickelin von schwarzen Tonschieferbruchstücken durchsetzt

Collection: ganomatit
Copyright: ganomatit
Contribution: ganomatit 2012-06-09
Locality: St. Andreasberg, Revier / Braunlage / Goslar, Landkreis / Niedersachsen / Deutschland
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Größe: 2,7 x 1,8 x 1,3 cm, Fundort: Hudson Bay Mine, Cobalt, Timiskaming District, Ontario, Kanada

Copyright: Maggie Wilson
Contribution: thdun5 2010-05-17
Locality: Hudson Bay Mine / Cobalt / Coleman Township / Cobalt Area / Cobalt-Gowganda-Region / Timiskaming District / Ontario / Kanada
Breithauptit
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Größe: 23,0 x 9,5 cm; Fundort: Cobalt Lake Mine, Coleman Township, Cobalt Area, Cobalt-Gowganda-Region, Timiskaming District, Ontario, Kanada

Copyright: David K. Joyce
Contribution: slugslayer 2010-12-14
Locality: Cobalt Lake Mine / Coleman Township / Cobalt Area / Cobalt-Gowganda-Region / Timiskaming District / Ontario / Kanada

Collectors Summary

Color hellkupferrot mit violetten Farbton
Streak color rötlichbraun
Hardness (Mohs) 5.5
Solubility +++ HNO3, Königswasser, +- andere Säuren
Crystal System hexagonal, P63/mmc

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

NiSb

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Antimon, Nickel

Unit weight: 180.45352 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 2

Info

Empirical formula:

NiSb

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Nickel

Ni

32.53

1

50.00

58.6934200

58.6934200

Antimony

Sb

67.47

1

50.00

121.7601000

121.7601000

Anal­y­sis wt%

Co : 0.59, Ni : 32.09, Sb : 66.62, As : 0.58 (Ref: Dana, 7th ed. 1)

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

2.CC.05

2: Sulfide und Sulfosalze (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide, Sulfarsenite, Sulfantimonite, Sulfbismuthite)
C: Metallsulfide, M : S = 1 : 1 (und ähnliche)
C: mit Nickel (Ni), Eisen (Fe), Cobalt (Co), usw.
05:Nickelin-Gruppe

Lapis Clas­sifica­tion

II/C.20-030

II: SULFIDE UND SULFOSALZE (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide)
C: Sulfide mit Metall : S,Se,Te ~ 1:1
20: Nickelin-Gruppe

Clas­sifica­tion by Hölzel

2.CC.355

2: SULFIDES
C: Sulfides (etc) with Me/S=1/1
C: With Pd,Pt, etc. - Coordination Number ~[4], Planar
3: Coordination Number ~[3+3] Nickeline-Group

Dana 8th edi­tion

02.08.11.02

02: Sulfide Minerals
08: Sulfides - Including Selenides and Tellurides where Am Bn Xp, with (m+n):p=1:1
11: Nickeline Group (Hexagonal: P63/mmc)

IMA sta­tus

Erstbeschreibung vor CNMNC-Gründung (1959), als Mineral meist anerkannt

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

hellkupferrot mit violetten Farbton

Streak color

rötlichbraun

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

opak

Optical Data Luminescence

Lumi­nes­cence

keine Fluoreszenz bekannt

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

hexagonal

Class (H-M)

6/mmm

Space Group number

194

Space Group

P63/mmc

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

3.942

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

5.155

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

1.308

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

120°

Z

2

Volumne (ų)

69.373

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

2.840(100),
2.052(90),
1.959(90),
1.616(40),
1.533(40),
1.415(30),
1.248(30),
1.076(30)

XRD chart Breithauptite

Calculated from d-spacing and intensity at 0.1541838 nm (Cu)

Crystals 3D

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Crystal Structure 3D

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Physical Properties

Hard­ness (Mohs)

5.5

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

530 (ungefähre Angabe abgeleitet aus der Mohshärte)

Density (g/cm³)

8.23

8.638 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Insta­bil­ity

+++ HNO3, Königswasser, +- andere Säuren

Preface

Name from

Benannt nach dem deutschen Mineralogen Friedrich August Breithaupt (1791-1873).

Author (Name, Year)

Stromeyer et al., 1833

References

New Data on Minerals 40 (2005), 51

Related minerals "Strunz Classification" (9. Edition) [Mineral | Chemical formula | Crystal system : Class (H-M) : Space Group | Indenture number]

'Imgreite'

NiTe

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

2.CC.05

'Jaipurite'

CoS

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

2.CC.05

Langisite

(Co,Ni)As

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

2.CC.05

Nickeline

NiAs

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

2.CC.05

Vavřínite

Ni2SbTe2

2.CC.05

Achávalite

FeSe

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

2.CC.05

Freboldite

CoSe

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

2.CC.05

Kotulskite

Pd(Te,Bi)2-x {x ≈ 0.4}

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

2.CC.05

Stumpflite

Pt(Sb,Bi)

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

2.CC.05

Sudburyite

(Pd,Ni)Sb

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

2.CC.05

Zlatogorite

CuNiSb2

trigonal : 3m : P3m1

2.CC.05

Sederholmite

NiSe

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

2.CC.05

Sobolevskite

PdBi

2.CC.05

Breithauptite

NiSb

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

2.CC.05

'Hexatestibiopanickelite'

(Ni,Pd)(Te,Sb)

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

2.CC.05

Related minerals "Lapis Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula | Crystal system : Class (H-M) : Space Group | Indenture number]

Sorosite

Cu1+x(Sn,Sb)

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

II/C.20-005

Langisite

(Co,Ni)As

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

II/C.20-010

Nickeline

NiAs

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

II/C.20-020

Breithauptite

NiSb

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

II/C.20-030

Freboldite

CoSe

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

II/C.20-040

Sederholmite

NiSe

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

II/C.20-050

Vavřínite

Ni2SbTe2

II/C.20-060

'Hexatestibiopanickelite'

(Ni,Pd)(Te,Sb)

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

II/C.20-070

Kotulskite

Pd(Te,Bi)2-x {x ≈ 0.4}

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

II/C.20-080

Sudburyite

(Pd,Ni)Sb

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

II/C.20-090

Stumpflite

Pt(Sb,Bi)

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

II/C.20-095

Polarite

Pd(Pb,Bi)

orthorhombisch : mm2 : Ccm21

II/C.20-100

Sobolevskite

PdBi

II/C.20-110

Ruthenarsenite

(Ru,Ni)As

II/C.20-120

Cherepanovite

RhAs

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnma

II/C.20-130

Wassonite

TiS

trigonal : 3m : R3m

II/C.20-140

Related minerals "Hoelzel Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula : Crystal system : Class (H-M) | Space Group | Indenture number]

Achávalite

FeSe

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

2.CC.300

Freboldite

CoSe

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

2.CC.310

Sederholmite

NiSe

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

2.CC.320

'Imgreite'

NiTe

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

2.CC.325

Langisite

(Co,Ni)As

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

2.CC.340

Nickeline

NiAs

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

2.CC.350

Breithauptite

NiSb

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

2.CC.355

Zlatogorite

CuNiSb2

trigonal : 3m : P3m1

2.CC.360

Sorosite

Cu1+x(Sn,Sb)

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

2.CC.365

'Hexatestibiopanickelite'

(Ni,Pd)(Te,Sb)

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

2.CC.370

Sudburyite

(Pd,Ni)Sb

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

2.CC.380

Sobolevskite

PdBi

2.CC.385

Stumpflite

Pt(Sb,Bi)

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

2.CC.390

Vavřínite

Ni2SbTe2

2.CC.395

Related minerals "Dana 8. Classification" [Mineral | Chemical formula : Crystal system : Class (H-M) | Space Group | Indenture number]

Smythite

(Fe,Ni)3+xS4 {x≈0-0.3}

trigonal : 3m : R3m

02.08.10.02

Nickeline

NiAs

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

02.08.11.01

Breithauptite

NiSb

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

02.08.11.02

Sederholmite

NiSe

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

02.08.11.03

Sudburyite

(Pd,Ni)Sb

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

02.08.11.05

Kotulskite

Pd(Te,Bi)2-x {x ≈ 0.4}

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

02.08.11.06

Sobolevskite

PdBi

02.08.11.07

Stumpflite

Pt(Sb,Bi)

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

02.08.11.08

Langisite

(Co,Ni)As

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

02.08.11.09

Freboldite

CoSe

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

02.08.11.10

Sorosite

Cu1+x(Sn,Sb)

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

02.08.11.11

Covellite

CuS

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

02.08.12.01

Klockmannite

Cu5.2Se6

hexagonal : 6/mmm : P63/mmc

02.08.12.02

Vulcanite

CuTe

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pmnm

02.08.13.01

Cinnabar

HgS

trigonal : 32, 32 : P3121, P3221

02.08.14.01

Millerite

NiS

trigonal : 3m : R3m

02.08.16.01

Mäkinenite

gamma-NiSe

trigonal : 3m : R3m

02.08.16.02

Ruthenarsenite

(Ru,Ni)As

02.08.17.01

Cherepanovite

RhAs

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pnma

02.08.17.02

Modderite

(Co,Fe)As

orthorhombisch : mmm, mm2 : Pmcn, Pna21

02.08.18.01

Westerveldite

(Fe,Ni,Co)As

orthorhombisch : mmm : Pmcn

02.08.19.01

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English

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Russian

Брейтгауптит

Simplified Chinese

红锑镍矿

Alternative Name

Antimonnicke (of Stromeyer)

German

Antimonnickel (of Stromeyer)

Briethauptite (of Frbel)

Briethauptite (of Fröbel)

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