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Hessite

#RW48198

Hessite

#RW48198
Availability
Sold
Size
3.5 x 3 x 1.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Ag2Te (RRUFF)
Locality
Kockbulak mine, Viloyati Sogd, Viloyati Leninabad, Tajikistan
Tagged
tellurium , silver

This is a little known telluride deposit. This specimen is rich in silvery crystal grains to 5mm. Associated with sulfides, possibly other tellurides.

Hessite

Formula
Ag2Te 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Modified pseudocubic, irregular and distorted 
Cleavage
Indistinct, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
lead gray, steel gray 
Streak
light gray 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Uneven 
Hardness
1.5-2 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Robert Waidler Collection
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