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Iltisite & Capgaronnite

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Iltisite & Capgaronnite

Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Adolf Mine, Rudabánya, Rudabányai Mountains, Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County, Hungary
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.6 × 1.5 × 0.8 cm
Description

Very rare sulphohalide from Hungary.
The Iltisite forms lot of very small (0.1 –0.2 mm) deep red hexagonal tabular crystals in the siliceous limonite matrix cavity .
Associated minerals: yellowish capgaronnite needles, and powdery redish perroudite

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Iltisite

Formula: 
HgAgS(Cl,Br)
Strunz: 
2.FC.20b
Crystal System: 
Hexagonal
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Cap Garonne Mine, Le Pradet, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France...

Capgaronnite

Formula: 
HgAgS(Cl,Br,I)
Strunz: 
2.FC.20a
Crystal System: 
Orthorhombic
Hardness: 
0.0
Type Locality: 
Cap Garonne Mine, Le Pradet, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France...

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