Hauchecornite is a nickel bismuth antimony sulfide. It forms tetragonal, bronze-yellow, metallic, tabular crystals. It is associated with millerite, bismuthian ullmanite, siegenite, sphalerite, and quartz at the type locality: Friedrich mine, Schonstein (Steckenstein), Wissen, Siegerland, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. Other notable localities include: Sudbury, Ontario, Canada and the Karagaily deposit, Kazakhstan, Russia. Hauchecornite was named in 1892, for William Hauchecorn, Director of the Geological Survey and Mining Academy, Berlin, Germany.
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