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Millerite

ex Dr.Hans Breitenbach collection
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Description
Locality: 
Pafuri, Mabilikewe Hill, Vhembe District, Limpopo Province, South Africa
Class: 
Massive/Crystalline
Size Range: 
Small cabinet (7-10 cm)
Size: 
8.6 × 5.9 × 4.3 cm
Weight: 
238.00gr
Description

A large radiating group of millerite on carbonate matrix. Together with ni-carbonate and ni-oxide. The millerite measure in diameter 6.2 cm. This is the second specimen in twenty-seven years, what we can offer.

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
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