coloradoite


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Related to coloradoite: chalcanthite, Hutchinsonite

coloradoite

[‚käl·ə′rad·ə‚wīt]
(mineralogy)
HgTe A grayish-black, isometric telluride mineral with a metallic luster; specific gravity is 8.6.
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Coloradoite has been identified in polished sections from the Cardigan West shaft, in grains to 1 mm along quartz boundaries and as inclusions in krennerite (?
Native mercury has been reported in small amounts associated with cinnabar and coloradoite at the Moon Anchor mine (Lindgren and Ransome, 1906; Eckel, 1997).
Then, from Level 2 of the Rex mine, Boulder County, brilliant tin-white altaite, coloradoite, petzite and hessite are intermixed with duller gray massive galena on gray-white miniature-size rock matrix.