Rudashevskyite

minerals

niningerite

schreibersite

troilite

Formula: (Fe,Zn)S
Sulphide, sphalerite group, paramorph of buseckite, keilite and troilite
Specific gravity:
Hardness: 4
Streak: Brownish black
Colour: Black
Environments

Meteorites

Localities

The type locality is the Indarch meteorite, Shusha, Aghjabadi District, Azerbaijan. Rudashevskyite, the Fe-dominant analogue of sphalerite, is an accessory phase in the enstatite chondrite. It occurs as polycrystalline grains, 5–120 microns in size, associated with clinoenstatite, iron variety kamacite, troilite, oldhamite, niningerite, schreibersite and roedderite (AM 93.902-909).

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