tiemannite


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tiemannite

(ˈtiːməˌnaɪt)
n
(Minerals) a grey mineral consisting of mercury selenide. Formula: HgSe
[C19: named after J. C. W. F. Tiemann (1848–99), German scientist]
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Assays have shown the selenides from the West Vein to be dominated by penroseite and to include clausthalite, tiemannite and naumannite with possible krutaite (although the Cu may be chalcopyrite).
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Associated minerals are: chrisstanleyite, tiemannite, clausthalite, stibiopalladinite, gold, ankerite and calcite.
Associated minerals are: berzelianite, bellidoite, cadmoseite (mercurian and cuprian), chameanite, crookesite, eskebornite, eucairite, ferroselite, hakite, klockmannite, a luanheite-type phase, trogtalite-krutaite, tiemannite, tyrellite, umangite and uraninite.
Black spongy masses to 2 mm of finely intergrown corderoite with tiemannite are locally abundant at location 1 on the 5,400 bench, and are the most common mercury-bearing species currently identified from the mine.