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Andorite

#PD36844

Andorite

#PD36844
Availability
Sold
Size
7 x 6 x 1.5 cm - Sm Cabinet 
Formula
PbAgSb3S6 (RRUFF)
Locality
Morey dist., Nye Co., Nevada, United States
Tagged
sulfide

The Morey mining district is one of the more interesting localities in Nevada having produced silver sulfosalts including Canfieldite (silver with tin), Fizelyite, Diaphorite etc. Perhaps some of these are present on this old specimen which was as the old Minerals Unlimited tag states "collected and ID by Sidney Williams". There is at least one good crystal of Andorite on this specimens. But there are also many patches of silvery metallics with deep red internal reflections.

Andorite

Formula
PbAgSb3S6 
Crystal System
Orthorhombic 
Crystal Habit
Striated, Tabular 
Cleavage
None, None, None 
Luster
Metallic 
Color
grayish yellow, dark gray, steel gray 
Streak
black 
Class
Orthorhombic - Dipyramidal 
Fracture
Brittle - Conchoidal 
Hardness
3-3.5 

Data courtesy of Webmineral.

Collection
Phillips Collection
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