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Yiyangite

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Collectors Summary

Color gelb
Lustre Metallglanz
Crystal System hexagonal,

Chemism

Chem­ical formula

Au3Hg

Chem­ical com­po­si­tion

Gold, Quecksilber

Unit weight: 791.491656 u; Number of atoms in the formula: 4

Info

Empirical formula:

Au3Hg

Element

Symbol

Weight%

Atoms

Atoms%

Atom weight (u)

Sum weight (u)

Gold

Au

74.66

3

75.00

196.9665520

590.8996560

Mercury

Hg

25.34

1

25.00

200.5920000

200.5920000

IMA sta­tus

Veröffentlicht ohne Prüfung durch die IMA

Min­eral sta­tus

Mineralstatus fragwürdig

Optical Properties

Color

gelb

Diaphane­ity (Trans­parency)

opak

Lus­tre

Metallglanz

Reflec­tiv­ity: (Lambda nm) ↓, ↑, Ø

(430) 29.50, , 29.50
(480) 44.80, , 44.80
(530) 56.80, , 56.80
(590) 67.10, , 67.10
(660) 70.70, , 70.70
(700) 67.20, , 67.20

Reflection chart Yiyangite

Reflec­tiv­ity Ø

56.02

Crystallography

Crystal Sys­tem

hexagonal

Cell param­e­ters a (Å)

2.19

Cell param­e­ters b (Å)

-

Cell param­e­ters c (Å)

4.815

Cell param­e­ters a/b or c/a

2.199

Cell param­e­ters c/b

-

Cell param­e­ters α

90°

Cell param­e­ters β

90°

Cell param­e­ters γ

120°

Volumne (ų)

19.999

Physical Properties

VHN (Hard­ness Vick­ers)

VHN50 35.3 kg/mm2

References

Shuzhang Tian (1989): Discovery and study of gold-mercury series minerals, lead-gold-tellurium-bismuth minerals and maldonite. Gold Geology 8(1), 78-83 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Shaofeng Huang (2011): Mineralogical characteristics of gold-mercury minerals in the Davao gold placer of Mindanao islands, Phillippines, and its prospecting significance. Geology and Exploration 47(5), 935-942 (in Chinese with English abstract).

Other languages

German

Yiyangit

English

Yiyangite

Simplified Chinese

益阳矿

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