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Emplectite

#BM40525

Emplectite

#BM40525
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 5 x 2 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Cu1+BiS2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Neubulach, Calw, Black Forest, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Tagged
sulfide

Dark grey acicular crystals to 3mm embedded in matrix. Good coverage with crystals all over the matrix which is flooded with Malachite and Azurite - alterations of the Emplictite. Ex Kidwell collection, who obtained it in 1965 from a Dr. Wilke (see prov tab).

Emplectite

Formula
Cu1+BiS2 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic, Granular, Massive - Fibrous 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
gray, grayish yellow, silver white, tin white 
Streak
black 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
McConlogue Collection

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