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Andorite

Andorite

Formula
PbAgSb3S6 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Striated, Tabular 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
grayish yellow, dark gray, steel gray 
Streak
black 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
3-3.5 
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Andorite from San José mine, Oruro City, Oruro Dept., Bolivia

Andorite
            from San José mine, Oruro City, Oruro Dept., Bolivia

Tabular crystal with striations and bronze iridescence. The needles are apparently Zinkenite and there are also tiny yellow crystals which look like sulfur, but may be Cervantite. 

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