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Cubanite

Sulfide mineral

Cubanite is a yellow mineral of copper , and sulfur

Cubanite was first described in 1843 for an occurrence in the Mayarí-Baracoa Belt, Oriente Province

Cubanite occurs in high temperature hydrothermal deposits with pyrrhotite as intergrowths with chalcopyrite from chalcopyrite at temperatures below 200 to 210 °C. It has also been reported from carbonaceous chondrite

Identification

Color of mineral

Bronze
Yellow

Mohs scale ( mineral hardness )

3.5
4

Luster ( interacts light )

Metallic

Crystal ( diaphaneity )

Orthorhombic