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Nickeline & Bismuth

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Nickeline & Bismuth

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Locality: 
Balcoll Mine, Falset, Priorat, Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.4 × 2.5 × 0.3 cm
Description

Very interesting plate with bright grey native bismuth partially covered with crystallized nickeline.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Nickeline

Formula: 
NiAs
Strunz: 
2.CC.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
5.0 - 5.5

Bismuth

Formula: 
Bi
Strunz: 
1.CA.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
2.0 - 2.5
Type Locality: 
Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany
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