Sulphosalt, member of the aikinite-bismuthinite series
Specific gravity: 6.734
Hardness: 3 to 4
Colour: Steel-grey with a red tint
Hammarite occurs in hydrothermal veins. Common associates include
padĕraite and pekoite
At the Băiţa mining district, Nucet, Bihor, Romania, hammarite is associated with padĕraite, pekoite, bismuthinite, chalcopyrite, grossular and andradite (HOM).
At the Dzhida W-Mo District, Zakamensk District, Dzhida Basin, Buriatia Republic, Zabaykalsky Krai, Russia, hammarite is associated with pyrite and sphalerite (HOM).
At the type locality, the Gladhammar mines, Västervik, Kalmar County, Sweden, hammarite occurs as crystals on drusy quartz (AM 10.157).
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