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Not the Fe-bearing discredited hastite; possibly equal to trogtalite (however differs in optical properties).

Very fine star-shaped crystals; subhedral and anhedral grains, up to 100 microns, in calcite from Habři, Žďár nad Sázavou area, Czech Republic. Associated with berzelianite, eskebornite, eucairite, and umangite.

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Optical Data of UM1974-16-Se:CoFeHide

strong, brownish-yellow to brown (air), yellowish-brown to brown (oil)
strong, creamy to yellow

Reflectance graph
Graph shows reflectance levels at different wavelengths (in nm). Top of box is 100%. Peak reflectance is 44.4%.
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Colour in reflected light:
bright yellowish-white with a slight pink tint

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De Montreuil, L. (1974): An unknown cobalt-iron selenide. El Ingeniero Geol. Univ. Nacl. Mayor de San Marcos, Geol.: 16: 65-70 (in English); in: Fleischer, M., Chao, G.Y., Cabri, L.J. (1975): New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 60: 738
Smith, D.G.W., Nickel, E.H. (2007): A System of Codification for Unnamed Minerals: Report of the SubCommittee for Unnamed Minerals of the IMA Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification. Canadian Mineralogist: 45: 983-1055; (2016)

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Czech Republic
  • Vysočina Region
    • Žďár nad Sázavou District
      • Rožná
        • Rožná deposit
De Montreuil, L. (1974): An unknown cobalt-iron selenide. El Ingeniero Geol. Univ. Nacl. Mayor de San Marcos, Geol.: 16: 65-70 (in English); in: Fleischer, M., Chao, G.Y., Cabri, L.J. (1975): New mineral names. American Mineralogist: 60: 738
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