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Trechmannite

#PD40077

Trechmannite

#PD40077
Availability
Sold
Size
Chip < 1cm 
Formula
AgAsS2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Lengenbach quarry, Binn Valley, Wallis, Switzerland
Tagged
sulfide , silver

Red or scarlet red prismatic crystal. Trechmannite is another rare silver sulfosalt found in only 4 localities worlwide. This is the type locality.

Type Locality

Trechmannite

Formula
AgAsS2 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Crystalline - Fine, Prismatic 
Cleavage
Good, Fair, None 
Luster
Adamantine 
Color
scarlet red 
Streak
scarlet red 
Class
Trigonal - Hexagonal Scalenohedral 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
1.5-2 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
Special Info
Type Locality

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