Archive for the Sulfide Minerals Category

Mineral Miargyrite

The chemical composition of the mineral Miargyrite is indicated by the formula AgSbS2, a Silver Antimony Sulfide. This Miargyrite belongs to the Sulfides mineral class. Miargyrite is most commonly used as mineral specimen and it is often found exhibiting nice and interesting microscope appearance when viewed under petrographic polarizing microscopes….

Mineral Meneghinite

The chemical composition of the mineral Meneghinite is indicated by the formula Pb13Sb7S23, a Lead Antimony Sulfide. This Meneghinite belongs to the Sulfides mineral class. Meneghinite is most commonly used as mineral specimen and it is often found exhibiting nice and fascinating appearance when viewed under geological polarizing light microscopes….

Mineral Lollingite

The chemical composition of the mineral Lollingite is indicated by the formula FeAs2, an Iron Arsenide. This Lollingite belongs to the Sulfides mineral class. It is also a member of the Marcasite and Lollingite mineral groups. Mineral Lollingite is commonly considered as a minor ore of arsenic and as a…

Mineral Linnaeite

The chemical composition of the mineral Linnaeite is indicated by the formula Co3S4, a Cobalt Sulfide. This Linnaeite belongs to the Sulfides mineral class. Linnaeite is considered as an important ore of cobalt and as an ore specimen, it is commonly found exhibiting an interesting image under an ore polarizing…

Mineral Jamesonite

The chemical composition of the mineral Jamesonite is indicated by the formula Pb4FeSb6S14, a Lead Iron Antimony Sulfide. This Jamesonite belongs to the Sulfides and Sulfosalts mineral class. Mineral Jamesonite is most commonly used as mineral specimen and it is often found exhibiting nice and wonderful appearance when viewed under…

Mineral Kermesite

The chemical composition of the mineral Kermesite is indicated by the formula Sb2OS2, an Antimony Oxysulfide. This Kermesite belongs to the Sulfides mineral class. Mineral Kermesite is considered as a very minor ore of antimony. And as an ore mineral, Kermesite usually exhibits nice and interesting appearance when viewed with…

Mineral Jordanite

The chemical composition of the mineral Jordanite is indicated by the formula Pb14(As, Sb)6S23, a Lead Arsenic Antimony Sulfide. This Jordanite belongs to the Sulfides mineral class. Mineral Jordanite is actually a very minor ore of lead and arsenic. And as an ore mineral, it is commonly found exhibiting nice…

Mineral Hessite

The chemical composition of the mineral Hessite is indicated by the formula Ag2Te, a Silver Telluride. This Hessite belongs to the Sulfides mineral class. Hessite is most commonly used as mineral specimen and it is most often found exhibiting nice and wonderful microscope images when evaluated with the aid of…

Mineral Greenockite

The chemical composition of the mineral Greenockite is indicated by the formula CdS, a Cadmium Sulfide. This Greenockite belongs to the Sulfides mineral class. Greenockite is considered as a minor ore of cadmium and it is often found exhibiting nice and interesting appearance when viewed under ore polarizing microscopes. Greenockite…

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…