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Nickeline With Nickelskutterudite

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Nickeline With Nickelskutterudite

Ex Dr. Krantz, Bonn, Germany
With Antique Label

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Description
Locality: 
Mansfeld Basin, Saxony - Anhalt, Germany
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
3 × 4.5 × 2 cm
Weight: 
69.00gr
Description

Specimen consisting mainly of massive, lustrous nickeline with characteristic, reddish-metallic luster, associated with grey nickelskutterudite. From classic Mansfeld basin district, Saxony - Anhalt, Germany, which was famous for nickel minerals, copper and silver.

Comes with pencil writing on the backside of a printed A. Krantz label - such "recycling" labels were occasionally used by Krantz. "Rotnickel" is an old german synonym for nickeline, "Weißnickel" stands for nickelskutterudite.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Nickeline

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

Nickelskutterudite

Formula: 
NiAs3-x
Strunz: 
2.EC.05
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Streak: 
Black
Type Locality: 
Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

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