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Andorite

Sulfosalt mineral

Andorite is a sulfosalt with the chemical formula PbAgSb3S6.

It was first described in 1892 for an occurrence in the Baia Sprie mine, Baia Sprie , Romania, and named for Hungarian amateur mineralogist Andor von Semsey (1833–1923). Andorite occurs in low-temperature polymetallic veins. It occurs associated with stibnite , fluorite, arsenopyrite, tetrahedrite, pyrargyrite and rhodochrosite

Identification

Color of mineral

Grey
Yellow
White

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

3

Luster ( interacts light )

Metallic

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Orthorhombic