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Nickelskutterudite & Nickeline

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Nickelskutterudite & Nickeline

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Description
Locality: 
Cala Mines, Cala, Huelva, Andalusia, Spain
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Small miniature (3-4.5 cm)
Size: 
3.6 × 2.7 × 2.3 cm
Weight: 
41.00gr
Description

Very nice group of nickel-skutterudite crystals and nickeline from Cala mines in Spain.

This is an old piece, and only few pieces were found when the mine was in activity.

Mineral Data
What's on the rock

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

Nickeline

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

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