Monday, July 12, 2010

ellisite

Formula: TI3AsS3
Environment:
In a hydrothermal gold deposit, in mineralized, argillaceous, carbonaceous dolomite beds
Physical Properties:
1011 Perfect Cleavage!
Dark Grey
Density of 7.1
Opaque
Jagged, torn surface (Hackly)- like fractured metal
Rhombohedral crystals
Hardness of 2
Metallic luster
Pale brown streak

http://webmineral.com/data/Ellisite.shtml

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