• Mückeite with Millerite and Polydymite
  • Mückeite with Millerite and Polydymite
  • Mückeite with Millerite and Polydymite
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Mückeite with Millerite and Polydymite

ID: CC14661
Mückeite is a rare copper-nickel sulphosalt (CuNiS3) first described in 1989 and occurs in this small miniature with excellent Millerite crystals and steel-grey Polydymite.  From its type locality at Grüneau Mine at Schutzbach in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, the Mückeite forms metallic-grey platy crystals, sometimes with a dull gold to rose-gold tint.  Stubby, thick acicular needles of lustrous golden Millerite and matt grey Polydymite richly surround the Mückeite over a milky-white Quartz matrix.

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Dimensions
3.8 × 2.8 × 2.3 cm
Categories
Sulphides, Sulphosalts and Arsenides
Locality
Grüneau Mine, Schutzbach, Betzdorf-Gebhardshain, Altenkirchen, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

Minerals on Specimen

Minerals on specimen
Mückeite, Millerite, Polydymite

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