Eskimoite

eskimoite

berryite

aikinite

galena

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Formula: Ag7Pb10Bi15S36
Sulphosalt
Specific gravity: 7.12 calculated
Hardness: 4
Colour: Black, grey
Common impurities: Cu
Environments

Hydrothermal environments

Localities

At the type locality, the Ivigtut Mine, Arsuk Fjord, Sermersooq, Greenland, eskimoite occurs in a cryolite deposit associated with berryite, aikinite and galena (HOM).

At the Flathead mine, Kofford Ridge, Hog Heaven Mining District, Flathead county, Montana, USA, eskimoite is associated with pyrite and enargite (HOM).

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