Stromeyerite

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Stromeyerite
Stromeyerite (Alice Chodura).JPG
Stromeyerite
General
Category Sulfide minerals
Formula
(repeating unit)
AgCuS
Strunz classification 02.BA.40
Crystal symmetry Orthorhombic

Stromeyerite is a sulfide mineral of copper and silver, with the chemical formula AgCuS. It forms opaque blue grey to dark blue orthorhombic crystals.

It was discovered in 1832 in Central Bohemia Region, Czech Republic, and named after the German chemist, Friedrich Stromeyer who performed the first analysis of the mineral.[1][2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.mindat.org/min-3803.html Mindat
  2. ^ http://rruff.geo.arizona.edu/doclib/hom/stromeyerite.pdf Mineral Handbook