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Molybdenite

#59762

Molybdenite

#59762
Availability
Sold
Size
4 x 2.5 x 1.5 cm - Miniature 
Formula
MoS2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Climax mine, Lake Co., Colorado, United States
Tagged
sulfide

Thick, tightly packed silvery Molybdenite "books" to 1cm. Excellent specimen from this historic locality which is still producing.

Molybdenite

Formula
MoS2 
Crystal System
Hexagonal 
Crystal Habit
Foliated, Massive, Disseminated 
Cleavage
Perfect, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
black, lead gray, gray 
Streak
greenish gray 
Class
Hexagonal - Dihexagonal Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Sectile 
Hardness

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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