Sulphide of cobalt, pyrite group, forms a series with pyrite and with vaesite
Specific gravity: 4.82
Colour: Grey-white, pinkish
Common impurities: Fe,Ni
Cattierite occurs in association with pyrite,
chalcopyrite and other
At the type locality, the Shinkolobwe mine, Shinkolobwe, Kambove District, Haut-Katanga, DR Congo, cattierite occurs in carbonate rocks associated with pyrite and chalcopyrite (Mindat).
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