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Nickelskutterudite with Erythrite

#PD33002

Nickelskutterudite with Erythrite

#PD33002
Availability
Sold
Size
9 x 8 x 4.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
NiAs2-3 (RRUFF)
Locality
St. Andreasberg dist., Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
Tagged
sulfide

Large specimen with excellent crystals to 7mm, some encrusted with a white mineral, others nicely exposed and showing good silvery-pinkish color. There are numerous copact spherules, which I believe are Erythrite crystals. These are quite nice.

Nickelskutterudite

Formula
NiAs2-3 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Massive, Crystalline - Fine, Granular 
Cleavage
Distinct, Distinct, Parting 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
gray, tin white, gray 
Class
Isometric - Diploidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
5.5-6 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

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