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Breithauptite

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Breithauptite

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Description
Locality: 
Balcoll Mine, Falset, Priorat, Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
2.2 × 4.3 × 2 cm
Description

Dark breithauptite crystals on dolomite and ankerite matrix.

Nickeline in lamellar bronze crystals cover the breithauptite.

The largest crystal is almost 2 mm.  

 

Mineral Data
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Breithauptite

Formula: 
NiSb
Strunz: 
2.CC.05
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
5.5
Type Locality: 
St Andreasberg, St Andreasberg District, Harz, Lower Saxony, Germany
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