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Samsonite

Samsonite

Formula
Ag4MnSb2S6 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Sub Metallic 
Color
black, steel black 
Streak
dark red 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
2.5 
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Samsonite from Samson mine, St Andreasberg dist., Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany

Samsonite
            from Samson mine, St Andreasberg dist., Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
Special Info
EDS Confirmed

Short prismatic crystals to 8mm. There are numerous smaller from minute 1mm to the longest at about 8mm. Some deep internal red reflections can be seen. Backside contains some nice Pyrargyrite. Some possible Dyscrasite. Some Pyrite. EDS confirmed.

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