|Mineral class||Sulphides : Antimonite bismuthinite orpiment group.|
|Habitus||Prismatic to needle like striated crystals. Commonly as compact to grainy aggregates. Also in fibrous or foliated habitus.|
|Cleavage||Perfect along the crystal, uneven fracture.|
|Color||Led gray to silvery white.|
|Occurance||In high temperature hydrothermal veins.|
|Associates||Often with red kermesite or yellow antimony ockra as surface alterations.|
|Notes|| Doesn't fuse in a match flame.|
Soluble in nitric acid, leaving flaky particles of sulphur on the surface.
In Sweden also known under the name vismutglans.
|Locations|| A rare mineral in Sweden with a few good localities. |
| To sulphide index.
|| Mineral group index.
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