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Argentopyrite

#35124

Argentopyrite

#35124
Availability
Sold
Size
1 x 1 x 1 cm - Thumbnail 
Formula
AgFe2S3 (RRUFF)
Locality
Jachymov, Erzgegirge, Bohemia, Czech Republic
Tagged
sulfide

A 1cm specimen packed with 1mm stubby crystals of rare Argentopyrite. The specimen is from Georg Gebhard, author of "Tsumeb" the book. Of special very important bit of information is the fact that this specimen is a Part of the Type specimen from the original studied by Sartorius von Waltershausen. See provenance.

Type Locality, Type Material

Argentopyrite

Formula
AgFe2S3 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
blue, bronze brown, green, yellow, white 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Uneven 
Hardness
3.5-4 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

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