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Nadorite

#54701

Nadorite

#54701
Availability
Available
Price
$3,750.00
Size
7 x 5 x 3 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
PbSb3+O2Cl (RRUFF)
Locality
Djebel Nador, Constantine prov., Algeria

Smoky brown, translucent crystal plates measuring 7mm on edge. This is an antique specimen once in the collection of Emile Bertrand circa 1890's. Betrand was an early pioneer in the study of optical mineralogy and introduced the "Betrand" lens to the petrology microscope. He was one of the founders of the French Mineralogy Society and went to school at the Paris School of Mines. Please see the Mineralogical Record label archive for more information (click here) . 

Betrand's label along with a few other labels are shown in the provenance tab.

Antique Specimen

Nadorite

Formula
PbSb3+O2Cl 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Adamantine - Resinous 
Color
brown, brownish yellow, grayish brown, yellow 
Streak
yellow white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
3.5-4 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Willard L. Roberts Collection
Special Info
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