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Millerite With Gaspéite

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Millerite With Gaspéite

Ex R. Wartha, Windhoek, Namibia
Classic Locality

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Description
Locality: 
Pafuri, Mabilikewe Hill, Vhembe District, Limpopo Province, South Africa
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5.5 × 5.5 × 5 cm
Largest Crystal: 
2.70cm
Description

A brilliant brassy 2.7 cm spray of flat-lying millerite crystals frozen in the matrix. From a classic south african locality - the Pafuri nickel deposit. Accompanied by green gaspéite.
Very rare old-time material!
Weight: 270 grams

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Millerite

Formula: 
NiS
Strunz: 
2.CC.20
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.0 - 3.5
Type Locality: 
Jáchymov (St Joachimsthal), Jáchymov District (St Joachimsthal), Krušné Hory Mts (Erzgebirge), Karlovy Vary Region, Bohemia (Böhmen; Boehmen), Czech Republic

Gaspéite

Formula: 
(Ni,Mg,Fe)CO3
Strunz: 
5.AB.05
Hardness: 
4.5 - 5.0
Type Locality: 
New Jersey Zinc Exploration Co. trench, Mont-Albert, La Haute-Gaspésie RCM, Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Québec, Canada

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