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Sylvanite with Tellurium

#41124

Sylvanite with Tellurium

#41124
Availability
Sold
Size
5.5 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
AgAuTe4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Emperor mine, Tavua Gold Field, Viti Levu, Fiji
Tagged
tellurium , silver , gold

This is a very rich specimen with a few dozen or more sharply terminated, goldish prismatic Sylvanite crystals, the largest of which is 4mm.

Sylvanite

Formula
AgAuTe4 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic, Skeletal, Platy 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
yellowish silver white, white 
Streak
steel gray 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
1.5-2 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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