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Wakabayashilite

#40000

Wakabayashilite

#40000
Availability
Sold
Size
5 x 1 x 0.2 cm - Miniature 
Formula
(As,Sb)6As4S14 (RRUFF)
Locality
White Caps mine, Nye Co., Nevada, United States

These are golden yellow fibrous crystals to over 3cm and are impossible to obtain these days. Please refer to the prov. tab for background. The specimen was from the collection of Ernest Chapman of Manhattan, Nevada (near the mine) and acquired in 1953. Formerly of the Forrest and Barbara Cureton II collection. Only copies of these labels are available.

Wakabayashilite

Formula
(As,Sb)6As4S14 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Fibrous 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, Perfect 
Luster
Silky 
Color
golden yellow, lemon 
Streak
orange 
Class
Orthorhombic - Pyramidal 
Fracture
Flexible 
Hardness
1.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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