Eulytine

nesosilicate

bismuth mineral

Formula: Bi4(SiO4)3
Nesosilicate
Specific gravity: 6.1 to 6.6
Hardness: 4½
Streak: White
Colour: Orange, orange brown to red brown, bright lime green, colourless
Environments:

Hydrothermal environments

At the type locality, the Schneeberg District, Saxony, Germany, eulytine is a late-stage mineral crystallising in bismuth-rich hydrothermal quartz veins, associated with bismuth and quartz (HOM, Mindat).

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