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Cattierite

Rare Mineral

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Description
Locality: 
Shinkolobwe Mine, Shinkolobwe, Kambove, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
1.7 × 1.5 × 0.6 cm
Description

Metallic crystal aggregates of the rare mineral cattierite (CoS2) from RD Congo, (previous Zaire).

Ex Vandenbroucke Museum collection from Waregem, Belgium.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

Cattierite

Formula: 
CoS2
Strunz: 
2.EB.05a
Crystal System: 
Isometric
Hardness: 
4.0
Type Locality: 
Shinkolobwe Mine (Kasolo Mine), Shinkolobwe, Katanga Copper Crescent, Katanga (Shaba), Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaïre)

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