plagionite

semseyite

Heteromorphite

Formula: Pb7Sb8S19
Sulphosalt, plagionite group
Specific gravity: 5.73
Hardness: 2½ to 3
Streak: Black
Colour: Iron black
Environments:

Hydrothermal environments

Heteromorphite is a rare antimony mineral that occurs in hydrothermal vein deposits (Webmin, HOM), associated with sphalerite, plagionite and semseyite (HOM).

The type locality is the Caspari Mine, Uentrop, Arnsberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

Common impurities: Zn

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