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Pääkkönenite & Arsenic

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Pääkkönenite & Arsenic

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Description
Locality: 
Hilarion Mine, Hilarion, Kamariza, Agios Konstantinos, Lavrion District, Attiki Prefecture, Greece
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Micromount (under 1cm)
Size: 
0.9 × 0.8 × 0.2 cm
Description

Paakkonenite is a very rare Sb-As sulphide mineral known from a few localities wolrdwide. This specimen has sharp metallic black crystals of paakkonenite associated to grey native arsenic.

Paakkonenite as well formed crystals, like the one in photo 1 are very rare !

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Pääkkönenite

Formula: 
Sb2AsS2
Strunz: 
2.DB.05
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
2.5
Colour: 
Grey
Type Locality: 
Kalliosalo, Seinäjoki, Western and Inner Finland Region, Finland

Arsenic

Formula: 
As
Strunz: 
1.CA.05
Crystal System: 
Trigonal
Hardness: 
3.5
Streak: 
Grey

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