|Mineral class||Sulphides : Pyrrhotine - Pentlandite group.|
|Habitus||Crystals rare. Often as massive aggregates.|
|Cleavage||None, fracture uneven to conchoidal.|
|Color||Pale bronce yellow.|
|Description||Used as a major nickel ore.|
|Occurance||In basic igneous rocks as gabbro.|
|Associates||Pyrrhotine, cubanite, bravoite and chalcopyrite.|
|Notes||Fuses easily, leaving a led gray bead.|
Pentlandite have been mined in a number of mines in Scandinavia.
Norway : (to come)
Finland : (to come)
| To sulphide index.
|| Mineral group index.
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