Sulphosalt, sartorite group
Specific gravity: 5.33 to 5.41
Streak: Chocolate brown
Colour: Silver to lead-grey, tarnishes iridescent
Rathite occurs in crystalline dolostone with other
minerals. Associated minerals include liveingite,
tennantite and pyrite.
The type locality is the Lengenbach Quarry, Fäld, Binn, Goms, Valais, Switzerland.
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