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Hawleyite Mineral Data

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General Hawleyite Information

Help on Chemical  Formula: Chemical Formula: CdS
Help on Composition: Composition: Molecular Weight = 144.48 gm
   Cadmium  77.81 %  Cd
   Sulfur   22.19 %  S
           ______ 
           100.00 % 
Help on Empirical Formula: Empirical Formula: CdS
Help on Environment: Environment: As coatings on fine-grained sphalerite and siderite in vugs' probably of secondary origin, deposited from meteoric waters in vugs and along late fractures.
Help on IMA Status: IMA Status: Valid Species (Pre-IMA) 1955
Help on Locality: Locality: In Canada, in the Hector-Calumet mine, Keno-Galena Hill area, Yukon Territory. Link to MinDat.org Location Data.
Help on Name Origin: Name Origin: For Professor James Edwin Hawley (1897-1965), Canadian mineralogist, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
Help on Name Pronunciation: Name Pronunciation: Hawleyite + Pronunciation Say HAWLEYITE
Help on Synonym: Synonym: ICSD 29278
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Hawleyite Image

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  Hawleyite

Comments: Shale coated with brilliant yellow hawleyite.
Location: Mco. la Plane de Bosc, France. Scale: 4 x 3.5 cm.
© John Veevaert

Hawleyite Crystallography

Help on Cell Dimensions: Cell Dimensions: a = 5.818, Z = 4; V = 196.93 Den(Calc)= 4.87
Help on Crystal System: Crystal System: Isometric - Hextetrahedral H-M Symbol (4 3m) Space Group: F43m
Help on X Ray Diffraction: X Ray Diffraction: By Intensity(I/Io): 3.36(1), 2.058(0.8), 1.753(0.6),
 

Physical Properties of Hawleyite

Help on Cleavage: Cleavage: None
Help on Color: Color: Light yellow.
Help on Density: Density: 4.87
Help on Diaphaneity: Diaphaneity: Opaque
Help on Hardness: Hardness: 2.5-3 - Finger Nail-Calcite
Help on Luster: Luster: Metallic
Help on Streak: Streak: light yellow
 

Calculated Properties of Hawleyite

Help on Electron Density: Electron Density: Bulk Density (Electron Density)=4.31 gm/cc
note: Specific Gravity of Hawleyite =4.87 gm/cc.
Help on Fermion Index: Fermion Index: Fermion Index = 0.19
Boson Index = 0.81
Help on Photoelectric: Photoelectric: PEHawleyite = 212.93 barns/electron
U=PEHawleyite x rElectron Density= 918.70 barns/cc.
Help on Radioactivity: Radioactivity: GRapi = 0 (Gamma Ray American Petroleum Institute Units)
Hawleyite is Not Radioactive
 

Hawleyite Classification

Help on  Dana Class: Dana Class: 02.08.02.06 (02)Sulfides - Including Selenides and Tellurides
  (02.08)where Am Bn Xp, with (m+n):p=1:1
  (02.08.02)Sphalerite Group (Isometric: F4-3m)
 
02.08.02.01 Sphalerite (Zn,Fe)S F43m 4 3m
 
02.08.02.02 Stilleite ZnSe F43m 4 3m
 
02.08.02.03 Metacinnabar HgS F43m 4 3m
 
02.08.02.04 Tiemannite HgSe F43m 4 3m
 
02.08.02.05 Coloradoite HgTe F43m 4 3m
 
02.08.02.06 Hawleyite CdS F43m 4 3m
 
02.08.02.07 Rudashevskyite! (Fe,Zn)S F43m 4 3m
Help on  Strunz Class: Strunz Class: 02.CB.05a 02 - SULFIDES and SULFOSALTS (sulfides, selenides, tellurides; arsenides, antimonides, bismuthides; sulfarsenites, sulf
  02.C - Metal Sulfides, M:S = 1:1 (and similar)
  02.CB -With Zn, Fe, Cu, Ag, Au, etc
 
02.CB.05a Hawleyite CdS F43m 4 3m
 
02.CB.05a Coloradoite HgTe F43m 4 3m
 
02.CB.05a Metacinnabar HgS F43m 4 3m
 
02.CB.05a Sphalerite (Zn,Fe)S F43m 4 3m
 
02.CB.05a Tiemannite HgSe F43m 4 3m
 
02.CB.05a Stilleite ZnSe F43m 4 3m
 
02.CB.05a Rudashevskyite! (Fe,Zn)S F43m 4 3m
 

Other Hawleyite Information

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

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Dana No: 02.08.02.06 Strunz No: 02.CB.05a
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