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Vaesite

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Description
Locality: 
Rio Vesale, Vesale, Modena Province, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.8 × 1.7 × 1.5 cm
Description

Dark metallic vaesite with millerite from the Rio Vesale, Modena, Italy. 

Mineral Data
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Vaesite

Formula: 
NiS2
Strunz: 
2.EB.05a
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.5
Streak: 
Black
Type Locality: 
Kasompi Mine (Menda Mine; Kasompi Hill), Swambo, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)