breithauptite


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breithauptite

[′brīt‚hau̇p‚tīt]
(mineralogy)
NiSb A light copper red mineral consisting of nickel antimonide; commonly occurs in association with silver minerals.
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Breithauptite was discovered by the author in several tension gashes, as roughly isometric, reddish gray crystals, in contact zones with galena and chalcopyrite.
1 ram, along the contacts between breithauptite and pyrite grains.
chalcopyrite, pentlandite, pyrite, cobaltite-gersdorffite series, arsenopyrite, ullmannite, violarite, chromite, ilmenite, sphalerite, covellite, argentopentlandite, breithauptite, marcasite, nickeline, galena, rutile, barite, hessite, Au-Ag alloys, sperrylite, moncheite, sudburyite, testibiopalladite, kotulskite, mertieite-II, stibiopalladinite, geversite, melonite and four undefined minerals.
and breithauptite occur as inclusions in some of the pentlandite grains.
5, Detmold, Germany 32756) had a wide selection of rare elements, sulfides and sulfosalts, including a large number of specimens of the rare iron-nickel-antimony-arsenic mineral, seinajokite, accompanied by native antimony, westerveldite and breithauptite, from the type locality at Seinajoki, Vaasa, Finland.