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1 item @ $40.00  

Lorandite

#33162R

Lorandite

#33162R
Availability
Sold
Size
3 x 5 x 3.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
TlAsS2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Allchar, Roszdan, Macedonia
Tagged
sulfide

Dark red crystal of Lorandite with perfect cleavage to 2mm in matrix. Associated with Realgar, Orpiment, and possibly some other rare Thallium minerals found at this unique As-Sb-Au-Tl epithermal deposit.

Comes with an old (1949-1956) label from Filer's, a long time mineral collector and dealer.

Type Locality

Lorandite

Formula
TlAsS2 
Crystal System
Monoclinic 
Crystal Habit
Tabular, Prismatic 
Cleavage
Perfect, Distinct, None 
Luster
Sub Metallic 
Color
red, carmine red, blackish lead gray 
Streak
red 
Class
Monoclinic - Prismatic 
Fracture
Flexible 
Hardness
2-2.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
Special Info
Type Locality

Filer's label

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