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General Hakite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: (Cu,Hg)3(Sb,As)(Se,S)3
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 606.78 gm
   Copper    26.18 %  Cu
   Mercury   16.53 %  Hg
   Antimony  16.05 %  Sb
   Arsenic    3.70 %  As
   Selenium  33.83 %  Se
   Sulfur     3.70 %  S
            ______ 
            100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: Cu2.5Hg0.5Sb0.8As0.3Se2.6S0.7
Help on Environment: Environment: Epithermal calcite veins.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Approved IMA 1971
Help on Locality: Locality: At Bukov and Predborice, Czechoslovakia. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: Named for Jaroslav Hak, mineralogist, Institute of Ore Research, Kutna Hora, Czechoslovakia.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hakite Say HAKITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 400652
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Hakite Image

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  Chrisstanleyite   Hakite

Comments: Polished section showing chrisstanleyite (chr) is present as a single grain intergrown with clausthalite (cl) and eucairite (eu). cp (chalcopyrite), ha (hakite), di (selenian digenite), bo (bornite). (CanMin, v43:689).
Location: Low-temperature selenium-rich assemblage at Predborice, Czech Republic. Scale: See Image.
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  Giraudite   Hakite

Comments: Polished Section image of giraudite-hakite (gir-hak) with berzelianite (bzl ) and galena (gln). (CanMin, v40:1161).
Location: Niederschlema-Alberoda uranium deposit, Erzgebirge, Germany. Scale: See Image.
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Hakite Crystallography

Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 10.88, Z = 8; V = 1,287.91 Den(Calc)= 6.26
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Isometric - Hextetrahedral H-M Symbol (4 3m) Space Group: I 43m
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 3.14(1), 1.925(0.9), 1.639(0.8),
 

Physical Properties of Hakite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: None
Help on Color: Color: Gray brown.
Help on Density: Density: 6.3
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Opaque
Help on Habit: Habit: Anhedral Grains - Granular minerals without the expression of crystal shapes
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 5 - Apatite
Help on Luster: Luster: Metallic
Help on Streak: Streak: white
 

Optical Properties of Hakite

Help on RL Color: RL Color: Creamy white to clear brown.
Help on Reflectivity Reflectivity
Standardized Intensity (100%) Reflection Spectra of Hakite in Air
λ R  ∑ R(λ) 
 400 nm   31.80   
 420 nm   32.50 
 440 nm   33.20 
 460 nm   33.60 
 480 nm   33.70 
 500 nm   33.70 
 520 nm   33.50 
 540 nm   33.40 
 560 nm   33.40 
 580 nm   33.50 
 600 nm   33.60 
 620 nm   33.60 
 640 nm   33.60 
 660 nm   33.50 
 680 nm   33.50 
 700 nm   33.40 
Calculated Relative Intensity Colors of Hakite in Air
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Calculated Properties of Hakite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=5.42 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Hakite =6.26 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.07
Boson Index = 0.93
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEHakite = 367.66 barns/electron
U=PEHakite x rElectron Density=1,993.62 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Hakite is Not Radioactive
 

Hakite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 03.03.06.04 (03)Sulfides - Sulfosalts
  (03.03)where 3 < z/y < 4 - (A+)i (A++)j [By Cz], A=metals, B=semi-metals, C=non-metals
  (03.03.06)Tetrahedrite Group (Isometric: I-43m)
 
03.03.06.01 Tetrahedrite (Cu,Fe)12Sb4S13 I 43m 4 3m
 
03.03.06.02 Tennantite (Cu,Fe)12As4S13 I 43m 4 3m
 
03.03.06.03 Freibergite (Ag,Cu,Fe)12(Sb,As)4S13 I 43m 4 3m
 
03.03.06.04 Hakite (Cu,Hg)3(Sb,As)(Se,S)3 I 43m 4 3m
 
03.03.06.05 Giraudite (Cu,Zn,Ag)12(As,Sb)4(Se,S)13 I 43m 4 3m
 
03.03.06.06 Goldfieldite Cu12(Te,Sb,As)4S13 I 43m 4 3m
 
03.03.06.07 Argentotennantite (Ag,Cu)10(Zn,Fe)2(As,Sb)4S13 I 43m 4 3m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 02.GB.05 02 - SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulf
  02.G - Sulfarsenites, sulfantimonites, sulfbismuthites
  02.GB -Neso-sulfarsenites, etc
 
02.GB.05 Argentotennantite (Ag,Cu)10(Zn,Fe)2(As,Sb)4S13 I 43m 4 3m
 
02.GB.05 Giraudite (Cu,Zn,Ag)12(As,Sb)4(Se,S)13 I 43m 4 3m
 
02.GB.05 Goldfieldite Cu12(Te,Sb,As)4S13 I 43m 4 3m
 
02.GB.05 Freibergite (Ag,Cu,Fe)12(Sb,As)4S13 I 43m 4 3m
 
02.GB.05 Hakite (Cu,Hg)3(Sb,As)(Se,S)3 I 43m 4 3m
 
02.GB.05 Tennantite (Cu,Fe)12As4S13 I 43m 4 3m
 
02.GB.05 Tetrahedrite (Cu,Fe)12Sb4S13 I 43m 4 3m
 

Other Hakite Information

Help on References: References: NAME( AntBidBlaNic1) PHYS. PROP.(Enc. of Minerals,2nd ed.,1990) OPTIC PROP.(AntBidBlaNic1)
Help on See Also: See Also: Links to other databases for Hakite :
1 - Am. Min. Crystal Structure Database
2 - Athena
3 - EUROmin Project
4 - Ecole des Mines de Paris
5 - GeoScienceWorld
6 - Google Images
7 - Google Scholar
8 - Handbook of Mineralogy (MinSocAm)
9 - Handbook of Mineralogy (UofA)
10 - MinDAT
11 - Mineralienatlas (Deutsch)
12 - Online Mineral Museum
13 - QUT Mineral Atlas
14 - Ruff.Info

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Hakite

(Cu,Hg)3(Sb,As)(Se,S)3
Dana No: 03.03.06.04 Strunz No: 02.GB.05
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