Weissite

weissite

petzite

tellurium

rickardite

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Formula: Cu2-xTe
Telluride
Specific gravity:
Hardness: 3
Streak: Black
Colour: Bluish black, black (tarnished)
Environments

Hydrothermal environments

Weissite occurs in hydrothermal veins with other tellurides (HOM).

Localities

At the Kalgurli Gold Mines, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Kalgoorlie-Boulder Shire, Western Australia, weissite is associated with gold, calaverite and krennerite (HOM).

At the type locality, the Good Hope mine, Vulcan, Vulcan Mining District, Gunnison county, Colorado, USA, weissite is associated with pyrite, tellurium, sylvanite, petzite, rickardite and sulphur (HOM).

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