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Melnikovite

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System:AmorphousColour:Pyrite yellow to ...
Lustre:Metallic
Name:Not the Melnikovite of Doss, which is greigite


Finely layered sulfide gel of pyrite or marcasite and sometimes alternating between the two species.

Classification of Melnikovite

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Physical Properties of Melnikovite

Lustre:Metallic
Colour:Pyrite yellow to Marcasite greeny yellow, often irridescent
Streak: black to greeny black

Crystallography of Melnikovite

Crystal System:Amorphous

Other Names for Melnikovite

Other Languages:
German:Melnikovit
Simplified Chinese:胶状黄铁矿
Spanish:Melnikovita

Other Information

Health Warning:No information on health risks for this material has been entered into the database. You should always treat mineral specimens with care.

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