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Altaite with Rickardite

#63291

Altaite with Rickardite

#63291
Availability
Sold
Size
6 x 2.5 x 2 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
PbTe (RRUFF)
Locality
Hilltop mine, Organ dist., Dona Ana Co., New Mexico, United States
Tagged
tellurium

Silvery metallic crystal grains of Altaite throughout mass with liberal purple iridescent Rickardite. Rare and rich.

Altaite

Formula
PbTe 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Euhedral Crystals, Massive - Granular 
Cleavage
Perfect, Perfect, Perfect 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
tin white, yellowish tin white, bronze yellow 
Streak
black 
Class
Isometric - Hexoctahedral 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
2.5 

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