Bindheimite


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Bind´heim`ite


n.1.(Min.) An amorphous antimonate of lead, produced from the alteration of other ores, as from jamesonite.
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The gossan is composed primarily of goethite, quartz (Si[O.sub.2]), beudantite (Pb[Fe.sub.3](As[O.sub.4]) (S[O.sub.4])[(OH).sub.6]), jarosite ((K,Na)[Fe.sub.3][(S[O.sub.4]).sub.2][(OH).sub.6]), plumbojarosite [(Pb[Fe.sub.6](S[O.sub.4]).sub.4][(OH).sub.12]), argentojarosite (Ag[Fe.sub.3][(S[O.sub.4]).sub.2][(OH).sub.6]), bindheimite ([Pb.sub.2][Sb.sub.2][O.sub.6] (O,OH)) and scorodite with accessory cinnabar (HgS), native Ag, Au, and cassiterite (Sn[O.sub.2]) (Boyle 1995).
Other associated minerals are: cerussite, bindheimite, vauquelinite, mottramite and pyromorphite.
At the German locality, petterdite is associated with crocoite, cerussite, bindheimite, pyromorphite and galena.
Associated minerals are: hausmannite, calcite, brucite, dolomite, clino-humite, kinoshitalite, copper, barytocalcite, bindheimite and cerussite.
Bindheimite is a relatively rare secondary mineral, an alteration product of boulangerite, found in the barite veins of the Andrassy I and II, and the Vilmos sections.
The mix of species is somewhat different, however, including such minerals as boulangerite, zinkenite, guettardite, robinsonite, baumhauerite, bindheimite and bournonite which are rarer or entirely absent at Carrara.