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Bismuthinite in Quartz

#58912

Bismuthinite in Quartz

#58912
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 5 x 5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
Bi2S3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Victoria mine, Elko Co., Nevada, United States
Tagged
sulfide

A 2.5 and a 1.8cm silvery bladed Bismuthinite crystals in Quartz with Pyrite. The smaller crystal is partial.

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

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