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Empressite with Rodalquilarite

#PD34569

Empressite with Rodalquilarite

#PD34569
Availability
Sold
Size
2.5 x 1.5 x 1 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
AgTe (RRUFF)
Locality
Joe mine, Tombstone, Cochise Co., Arizona, United States
Tagged
telluride

Golden-bronze metallic crystalline Empressite to 2mm with dark gray possible Rickardite and greasy green Rodalquilarite on a small piece of matrix.

Comes with a Globo de Plomo label and a Mineralogical Research Co. label with a note on the back that mentions this piece is from the J. Parnau (Parnauite) collection.

Empressite

Formula
AgTe 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Compact 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
bronze, light bronze 
Streak
grayish black 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection

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