Specific gravity: 7.54
Colour: Red-violet (fresh), darkens
Rickardite is a late-stage mineral of low-temperature hydrothermal origin in some
tellurium-bearing mineral deposits. Associated minerals include
pyrite, arsenopyrite and
At the type locality, the Good Hope mine, Vulcan, Vulcan Mining District, Gunnison county, Colorado, USA, rickardite is associated with tellurium, petzite, berthierite and pyrite (AM 34.441-451).
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