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Sternbergite on Arsenic

#41080

Sternbergite on Arsenic

#41080
Availability
Sold
Size
Micromount 
Formula
AgFe2S3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Niederschlema, Schlema dist., Saxony, Germany
Tagged
sulfide , silver

I can't vouch for it's identity. I just thought someone with a good scope and knowledge of this locality might want this specimen. The Sternbergite is probably tiny platy crystals on dull grey Arsenic. It is 5mm across and not a real micromount.

Sternbergite

Formula
AgFe2S3 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Radial, Twinning Common 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
blue violet, golden brown 
Streak
black 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Flexible 
Hardness
1-1.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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