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Valleriite

#55377

Valleriite

#55377
Availability
Sold
Size
2.5 x 1 x 0.6 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
2[(Fe,Cu)S]·1.53[(Mg,Al)(OH)2] (RRUFF)
Locality
Oktyabr'skoe Cu-Ni deposit, Talnakh, Noril'sk, Siberia, Russia

Small specimen of this rare sulfide with a goldish hue.

Valleriite

Formula
2[(Fe,Cu)S]·1.53[(Mg,Al)(OH)2
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Crystal Habit
Massive, Nodular 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
bronze, gray 
Class
Trigonal - Hexagonal Scalenohedral 
Hardness
1-1.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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