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Gersdorffite

#PD33995
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Gersdorffite from Zinkwand, Obertalbach valley, Schladming, Styria, Austria - PD33995

Gersdorffite

#PD33995
Availability
Sold
Size
0.8 x 1 x 0.5 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
Ni(As,S)2 (RRUFF)
Locality
Zinkwand, Obertalbach valley, Schladming, Styria, Austria
Tagged
sulfide

Small 1cm chip with silvery anhedral Gersdorffite and Nickeline crystals visible under magnification.

The Cureton Collectino label has this as Gersdorffite-Pa3, a polytype naming system that apparently is no longer used for this species.

Microprobe confirmed.

Type Locality, Microprobed

Gersdorffite

Formula
NiAsS 
Crystal System
Isometric 
Crystal Habit
Massive - Granular, Euhedral Crystals, Tabular 
Cleavage
Good, Good, Good 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
gray, grayish black, silver white, tin white 
Streak
grayish black 
Class
Isometric - Tetartoidal 
Fracture
Brittle 
Hardness
5.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
Special Info
Type Locality
Special Info
Microprobed

Cureton Collection Label

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