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Emplectite

#43817

Emplectite

#43817
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 4 x 2.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Cu1+BiS2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Tannenbaum mine, Breitenbrunn dist., Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
Tagged
sulfide , copper

This specimen contains a 1cm vein through the center. On the fringes of the vein are small openings which contain needle-like crystals of silvery and shiny emplectite crystals to about 1-1.5mm.

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.

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