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Arsenohauchecornite

#BAC62634

Arsenohauchecornite

#BAC62634
Availability
Sold
Size
1.3 x 1 x 0.8 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Ni18Bi3AsS16 (RRUFF)
Locality
Vermillion mine, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
Tagged
sulfide , nickel. bismuth

The specimen was originally labelled as Bismutohauchecornite, but I am more inclined to call it Arsenohauchecornite based upon the brassy color and Bismutohauchecornite has not been reported from the Vermillion mine. The specimen sawed flat on two sides indicating it was probably worked on.

Arsenohauchecornite

Formula
Ni18Bi3AsS16 
Crystal System
Tetragonal 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
bronze 
Streak
grayish black 
Class
Tetragonal - Ditetragonal Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Conchoidal 
Hardness
5.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
William & Anne Cook Collection

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