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Pararammelsbergite Rammelsbergite & Nickeline

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Pararammelsbergite Rammelsbergite & Nickeline

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Description
Locality: 
Bellellen Mine, South Lorrain Township, Ontario, Canada
Size Range: 
Miniature (4.5-7 cm)
Size: 
5 × 4 × 3 cm
Largest Crystal: 
0.30cm
Description

This specimen consists of approximately 25% subhedral to euhedral crystals of pararammelsbergite imbedded in massive rammelsbergite and nickeline.

The pararammelsbergite crystals are thin tabular crystals that look acicular in cross section and measure up to 3.0 mm long.

Minor annabergite is also present and there are some small calcite-filled vugs that may contain pararammelsbergite crystals as well as safflorite and skutterudite crystals.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pararammelsbergite

Formula: 
NiAs2
Strunz: 
2.EB.10e
Hardness: 
5.5
Type Locality: 
Keeley-Frontier Mine (Canadian Keeley; Frontier Mine; Keeley Mine), South Lorrain Township, Cobalt-Gowganda region, Timiskaming District, Ontario, Canada

Rammelsbergite

Formula: 
NiAs2
Strunz: 
2.EB.15a
Hardness: 
5.5 - 6.0
Type Locality: 
Schneeberg District, Erzgebirge, Saxony, Germany

Nickeline

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

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