Archive for the Cobaltite Group Category

Mineral Gersdorffite

The chemical composition of mineral Gersdorffite is indicated by the formula NiAsS, a Nickel Arsenic Sulfide. This Gersdorffite belongs to the Sulfides mineral class. It is also a member of the Cobaltite Group of minerals. Gersdorffite is considered as a very minor ore of nickel and it is most often…

Cobaltite Group of Minerals

The minerals that belong to this Cobaltite Group are usually found having isometric or pseudo-isometric structure and related chemistries. Cobaltite Group of minerals has a general formula indicated by ABX where A can be either iron, rhodium, nickel, platinum, iridium, palladium, cobalt and or ruthenium. The B ion on the…

Mineral Cobaltite

The chemical composition of the mineral Cobaltite is indicated by the formula (Co, Fe)AsS, a Cobalt Iron Arsenic Sulfide. This Cobaltite belongs to the Sulfides and Sulfosalts mineral class. Cobaltite mineral is considered as an important ore of cobalt and it is commonly used as mineral specimens, which usually exhibits…