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Argutite

Oxide mineral

Argutite (Ge oxide mineral group.

It was first described for an occurrence in the Argut deposit, central Pyrenees The type locality is within a zinc ore deposit within lower Paleozoic that have undergone metamorphism. Associated minerals include sphalerite and briartite

Identification

Color of mineral

Grey
Black

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

6
7

Density ( specific gravity )

2.01

Luster ( interacts light )

Vitreous

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Tetragonal