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Sternbergite with Galena

#PD46301

Sternbergite with Galena

#PD46301
Availability
Sold
Size
3.5 x 2.5 x 0.7 cm - Miniature 
Formula
AgFe2S3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Highland Bell mine, Beaverdell, British Columbia, Canada

Thin, 1mm silvery grey plates of rare Sternbergite in two 6x6mm areas. In association is Galena and Sphalerite and possibly some other unidentified minerals. A very nice specimen with EDS confirmation.

EDS Confirmed

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.

Collection
Phillips Collection
Special Info
EDS Confirmed

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