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Bukovite

Selenide - bukovite group

Bukovite is a rare selenide mineral with formula Tl2Cu3FeSe4. It is a brown to black metallic mineral which crystallizes in the tetragonal

It was first described in 1971 for an occurrence in the Bukov uranium mine, Rožná deposit, Vysočina Region, Moravia , Czech Republic It has also been reported in Skrikerum, near Tryserum, Kalmar, Sweden; near Vernet-la-Varenne, Puy-de-Dôme, France; and Tuminico, Sierra de Cacho, La Rioja Province, Argentina

Identification

Color of mineral

Grey
Brown

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

2

Luster ( interacts light )

Metallic

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Tetragonal