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Honeaite

Collectors Summary

Color schwarz
Lustre Metallglanz
Cleavages keine beobachtet
Crystal System orthorhombisch, Pbcm

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Au3TlTe2

Empir­ical formula (anal­y­sis)

Au3.00Tl1.01Te2.00

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Gold, Tellur, Thallium

Unit weight: 1052.5328092 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 6.01

Info

Empirical formula:

Au3.00Tl1.01Te2.00

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Tellurium

Te

24.25

2

33.28

127.6030000

255.2060000

Gold

Au

56.14

3

49.92

196.9665520

590.8996560

Thallium

Tl

19.61

1.01

16.81

204.3833200

206.4271532

Strunz 9th edi­tion incl. updates

2.E.

2: Sulfide und Sulfosalze (Sulfide, Selenide, Telluride, Arsenide, Antimonide, Bismutide, Sulfarsenite, Sulfantimonite, Sulfbismuthite)
E: Metallsulfide mit M:S >= 1:2

IMA sta­tus

anerkannt CNMNC Sept. 2015 - CNMNC Newsletter No. 27 Okt. 2015

Min­eral sta­tus

anerkanntes Mineral

Optical Properties

Color

schwarz

Change in color

in reflektiertem polarisiertem Licht leicht bläulich grau

Lus­tre

Metallglanz

Pleochro­ism

sehr schwach von grau leicht bläulichgrau

Bireflectance

sehr schwach

Anisotropism

Zwischen gekreuzten Polarisatoren ist es mit dunkelbraun bis dunkelblau Rotations Tönungen schwach anisotropen

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

orthorhombisch

Class (H-M)

mmm

Space Group number

57

Space Group

Pbcm

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

8.9671(4)

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

8.8758(4)

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

7.8419(5)

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

1.01

Cell param­e­ters c/b

0.884

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

90°

Z

4

Volumne (ų)

624.138

Kristall struc­ture

Neuer Strukturtyp; Struktur bestimmt
Mark D. Welch, J. W. Still, C. M. Rice, C. J. Stanley: A new telluride topology: the crystal structure of honeaite Au3TlTe2. Mineral Mag Vol. 81 (2017) S. 611-618.

X-Ray Pow­der Diffrac­tion

2.989(31), 2.938(100), 2.833(23), 2.296(14), 2.219(15), 2.095(47), 1.960(16), 1.853(17)

XRD chart Honeaite

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

Physical Properties

Density (g/cm³)

11.18 (berechnet)

11.201 ( ρ calc. Mineralienatlas )

Cleav­ages

keine beobachtet

(Co-)Type locality

(Co-)Type locality

Australien/Western Australia/Goldfields-Esperance, Region/Kalgoorlie-Boulder City/Cowarna Downs Station/Karonie Mine

Type mate­r­ial

Natural History Museum, London, UK

Col­lec­tion number of type mate­r­ial

BM 2015, 36

Preface

Asso­cia­tions

Gold, Petzit, Hessit, Calaverit, Melonit, Mattagamit, Frohbergit, Altait, Pyrrhotin, Molybdänit

Name from

Russell M. Honea (1929–2002)

Author (Name, Year)

Clive M. Rice, Mark D. Welch, John W. Still, Alan J. Criddle und Chris J. Stanley (2015)

References

Rice, C.M., Welch, M.D., Still, J.W., Criddle, A.J. and Stanley, C.J. (2015) Honeaite, IMA 2015-060. CNMNC Newsletter No. 27, October 2015, page 1229; Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 1229-1236.

Rice, C.M., Welch, M.D., Still, J.W., Criddle, A.J. and Stanley, C.J.(2016) - Honeaite, a new gold-thallium-telluride from the Eastern Goldfields, Yilgarn Craton, Western Australia - European Journal of Mineralogy, 28, 979-990

Mark D. Welch, J. W. Still, C. M. Rice, C. J. Stanley: A new telluride topology: the crystal structure of honeaite Au3TlTe2. Mineral Mag Vol. 81 (2017) S. 611-618.

Other languages

German

Honeait

English

Honeaite

Russian

Хониит

IMA Number

IMA 2015-060

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