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Baksanite

#27259
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Baksanite from Tyrnyauz Mo-W deposit, Baksan Valley, Kabardino-Balkarian, N. Caucasus, Russia - 27259
Baksanite from Tyrnyauz Mo-W deposit, Baksan Valley, Kabardino-Balkarian, N. Caucasus, Russia - 27259

Baksanite

#27259
Availability
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Size
Chip < 1cm 
Formula
Bi6Te2S3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Tyrnyauz Mo-W deposit, Baksan Valley, Kabardino-Balkarian, N. Caucasus, Russia
Tagged
tellurium

A very rare bismuth-tellurium sulfide showing highly reflective crystal faces covering an area 4x3mm. The matrix is a magnetite-andradite from a skarn deposit. Identified by Dr. Igor Pekov and is author's study material.

Type Locality, Author's Material

Baksanite

Formula
Bi6Te2S3 
Crystal System
Trigonal 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
steel gray 
Class
Trigonal - Hexagonal Scalenohedral 
Hardness
1.5-2 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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