Mineralpedia Details for Galkhaite
Named for the Gal-Khaya arsenic-mercury-tin deposit in the eastern-Siberian region of Russia where the mineral’s type locality is located. Galkhaite is a rare mineral that is additionally found in the United States, Canada, and newer localities in Iran, Italy, and Kyrgyzstan. Galkhaite occurs in hydrothermal mercury-gold deposits.
Ref. Handbook of Mineralogy, Anthony et al (1995) and MSA at http://www.handbookofmineralogy.org/pdfs/galkhaite.pdf
Galkhaite from Getchell mine, Humboldt Co., Nevada, United States
1mm bright red cubes.
Darker cherry red modified cubic crystals, the largest to 1.5mm.