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Polydymite in actinolite

#BN49006

Polydymite in actinolite

#BN49006
Availability
Sold
Size
4.5 x 4 x 4 cm - Miniature 
Formula
Ni3S4 (RRUFF)
Locality
Shamva mine, Mashonaland Central, Zimbabwe
Tagged
sulfide , nickel

Goldish grains of Polydymite to 3mm in actinolite matrix.  Very rich.

Polydymite

Formula
Ni3S4 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Twinning Common, Massive - Granular, Octahedral Crystals 
Cleavage
Indistinct, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
violet gray, copper red, light gray, steel gray 
Streak
black gray 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Conchoidal - Uneven 
Hardness
4.5-5.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Dr. Buford Nichols Collection

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