Sulphosalt, forms a series with tintinaite
Specific gravity: 6.334
Hardness: 2½ to 3
Colour: Blackish lead-grey to steel-grey
Common impurities: Ag,Fe
Kobellite occurs in high temperature hydrothermal deposits
At the Wolfram pipe, Kingsgate, Gough county, New South Wales, Australia, kobellite is associated with bismuthinite and cosalite (AJM 14.1.22).
At the type locality, the Vena mines, Hammar, Askersund, Örebro County, Sweden, kobellite is associated with cobaltite, arsenopyrite and chalcopyrite (HOM ).
At the Nello Teer Crabtree Creek Quarry, Raleigh, Wake county, North Carolina, USA, kobellite is associated with bismuthinite, jamesonite and tetrahedrite (HOM ).
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