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Bismuthinite with Pyrite

#50308

Bismuthinite with Pyrite

#50308
Availability
Sold
Size
7.5 x 7 x 4 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Bi2S3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Shap Pink quarry, Shap Rural, Eden, Cumbria, England
Tagged
sulfide

Silvery, bladed Bismuthinite to 2.5cm with Pyrite on porphyritic granite with large pink Microcline crystals. Collected in 1972. J. A. Jones collection with tag.

Bismuthinite

Formula
Bi2S3 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Prismatic, Massive - Lamellar, Granular 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
gray, silver white, tin white 
Streak
gray 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Sectile 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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